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2022 CGMS

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

18-20 November 2022


Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals,

gold, silver, & tools for sale.  Geodes sold & cut.

Club member’s rock collections on exhibit

& lapidary demonstrations.

South Carolina amethyst on display.
Lots of fun for the whole family.

2022 Show Hours

Friday  Nov. 18, 10:00 - 6:00

Saturday Nov. 19, 10:00 - 6:00

Sunday Nov. 20, 12:00 - 5:00

Jamil Temple

      206 Jamil Rd.      

Columbia, SC 29210

I-26, Exit 106

$5.00 for adults, Sixteen & under free with paid adult.

Military & dependents free.

If you would like to join the Columbia Gem & Mineral Society, please fill out the form and send in your membership dues to: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society, PO Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29260.

Our regular meeting is the 3rd Monday of each month. Normally the meetings are held at the McKissick Museum on the campus of the University of South Carolina. During COVID-19 restrictions the meetings are held by Zoom. A notice with Zoom link is emailed to Club Members prior to each meeting.

What We Do

CGMS holds monthly meetings with a speaker or interactive program.  Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month.  Read the Rocky Trails for meeting details.


CGMS has field trips to locations around the Southeast for members to collect minerals and fossils or see geological features.


We have a workshop for learning the lapidary arts and making your own creations.  We hold an annual Gem and Mineral show.  


2022 Gem & Mineral Show Grand Door Prize donated by Blue Earth Traders

To use the workshop, call or email Gary Hert,

803-794-9362 to use the rock saws and cabbing machines

Next Workshop Activity

To be announced...

Check your Rocky Trails.

Next Board Meeting

Check your Rocky Trails Newsletter.

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