Past programs

The Tampa Bay Gem & Jewelry Society is an organization for professionals and hobbyists who work with gems and fine jewelry. Our members come from the Tampa-St. Petersburg area on the west coast of Florida.

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Send an email to: info@TampaBayGemSociety.org

Our next meeting will be:

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
6:00-8:00 pm
John F. Germany Library
Carmen Manis Room

Meetings are free and everyone is welcome

Mystery gems: The colored stones above are natural, untreated gemstones. What are they?

6:30 pm: "Mystery Gem" - Do you have a gemstone that you can’t identify? Or, you know what the gem is, but you think we won’t? Bring your loose gems or those set in jewelry and we’ll share ideas about what they might be. There will be a contest to see who can name five exotic gems.

7:30 pm: "Understanding Luster" - Mini hands-on session. Learn to recognize different types of gem luster and how it differs from brilliance.

Program flyer (PDF, opens in new window)

Upcoming Program:

To be finalized: Wed. July 19th, 2017
6:00-8:00 pm
John F. Germany Library

Tampa Bay Gem and Jewelry Society
Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida