Watermelon tourmaline. Galaxy Gems Brazil
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Quartz , Zigras Mine, Arkansas, Avant Mining
Tom Spann photos
"zebra stone" Dana Slaughter
Zektzerite, arfvedsonite,, Washington Pass, WA Bart Cannon
Quartz, Denny Mountain, King Co, WA (SOLD)
Saturday May 20th, Sunday May 21st, 2017 - 10 AM until 6 PM
Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Contact: Bart Cannon email@example.com 206 522 9233
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at Seattle Mineral Market Facebook, and Dealers Group Pages
SEATTLE MINERAL MARKET 2017
MINERALS More Than Just Beautiful. They are Essential for Our Lives
D E A L E R S Red = Paid confirmed, Blue = Confirmed not paid, Green = anticipated
Table fees are $90 for 8 foot tables (23 only) $80 for 6 foot tables. Payment REQUIRED by April 31, 2016. No exceptions. Both days must be attended by the dealer assigned. Complete table assignments by May 7.
Avant Mining (James Zigrass Table 75 World glass Arkansas quartz crystal clusters. Website on Facebook.
Bob Meyer MineralsTables 4, 5 Worldwide minerals. Deep inventory.
Bohemia Minerals(A.J. Luzier) Tables 76, 78 Worldwide minerals. Oregon barite a specialty.
Bolivian Minerals (Jerry Tumey) Tables 60, 61 Worldwide minerals specializing in Bolivian materials.
Caddis Fly Jeweled Cocoons (Ferg) Table 52. Caddis fly integuments made with gem sands.
Cascade Scepters(Joe George) Tables 97, 88, 89,90 Fine NW quartz crystals, and worldwide inventory.
Cam’s Crystals(Cameron Lowder) Tables 62, 63 Mineral Specimens.
Crystallography(Michelle Ferris) Tables 64, 65, 66, 67 Crystals, minerals and jewelry from around the world. www.crystallographygems.com
Dafunkraw (Brittney Muzzy, Washington Treasures) Two outdoor tables 101, 102 Minerals, gems, Aqua Aura.
David Sanchez Table unassigned. Photomicrographs of Minerals.
Delfinos Gems (Delphe Doyon) Tables 50, 51. Blue pectolite and other gems.
Earthlight (Kim Villines) Tables 95, 96, 94 Collector and decorator mineral specimens and jewlery.
Ed Godsey Minerals and Books Tables 71, 72 Earth Science books and mineral specimens.
Emerald City Gems(Matt Lewison) Table 25. Mineral Specimens
Elvenspun (Russell and Rain Boggs) Tables 39, 40, 41, Minerals, gemstones
Falconbury Minerals (Steve Falconbury) Tables 10, 11 Mineral Specimens.
Fimiano Gems and Minerals (Matt Fimiano) Table 34. Mineral specimens and gemstone.
Galaxy Gems Brazil (Troy Hatch) Tables 12, 13, 14, 15 Crystals of gem minerals, cut stones, tourmaline bi-color broaches and ear rings.
Gary Moldovany Minerals Tables 8,9 East Coast USA mineral specimens including Franklin, NJ and Rhein Property, Amity, NY.
Gem Nest(Victor) Tables 85, 86, 87 Decorator specimens, jewelry.
Great Northern Minerals (Dylan Trevors) Table 37,38 Fine worldwide mineral specimens. Georgia amethyst a specialty.
Grove of Stones (Tanya Pluth) Table 22 Mineral specimens from worldwide localities.
Heirloom (Alexandra Holz) Table 49 Childrens book about a child and minerals.
High Mountain Minerals (Bart Marckette) Table 24. Northwest field collected minerals.
Hounds of Apollo(Lola Ocian) Table 70. Gems and minerals including covellite cabochons.
Jade Kingdom (Kathleen Faas) Table not assigned. Jade carvings.
Jake Freeman Minerals 2 6' tables, 29,30. Mineral specimens, gem stones.
Jordan Fisher Minerals 2 Tables 79, 80. Mineral specimens.
John Lindell Minerals, Cory Torpin MineralsTables 1, 2 Field collected NW minerals and worldwide inventory.
J.T. Hilton Minerals (Hardrock Minerals), Tables 26, 27, 28, Field collected NW minerals and worldwide inventory.
Brad Kornish Gems Table 55 Jade, sapphires, gemstones.
Leigh Readdy Minerals Tables 42, 43, 44 Diverse mineral specimen inventory from the 60s through today.
Lithocat(Bruce Kelley) Table 18, Mineral specimens, mineral phtographs.
Mineral Endeavors(Brittany Burkhardt) Tables 91, 92, 93 plus two outdoor 99, 100 Minerals, fossils, jewelry.
Molecular Minerals (Reeve Peterson) Tables 53, 54 Mineral Specimens.
Moore, Phoebe Table 57 Minerals and gemstones.
Natural Gold and Jade(Tom Payne) Tables 58, 59 tables. Native gold, Wyoming jade.
New Phantom Minerals table 3. Fine, worldwide mineral specimens.
Northwest Rockhound(Lanny Kittleson) Tables 35,36 Lapidary materials, jewelry,, collecting equipment.
Pacific Rim Minerals(John Meek) Tables 19,20,21 Excellent mineral specimens at good prices.
Peace of the Earth Debbie Beem Table un-assigned. Wire wrap jewlery.
Peter Michael Boyd MineralsTables 17, 16. Fine mineral specimens.
Maria Price Gems and Minerals Tables 47,48. Inventory not described.
Ray Hill Minerals Table 56. Mineral specimens including rare species, gem minerals.
Samora Minerals(Moses Samora) Tables 73, 74. Mineral specimens, amber, gemstones.
Serendipity Gemstones (Samantha Lubitovsky) Sunstone, Idaho star garnets.
Shiny Things (Jaquiline Pahtuski) Table 23. Jewelry and metals for jewelry.
Spencer Seymour 4 outdoor tables. Large variety of mineral specimens.
Soul Star Crystals (Charles Goller) Table 81. Mineral specimens.
Stones of Alaska(Gary McWilliams) Table 84. Alaskan mineral specimens.
Stone Styles (Jesse Adkins) Tables 6, 6, 7 Decorative mineral specimens.
The Worlds Fossils and Minerals (Herb Shepherd) Table 82 Mineral specimens and gemstones.
Wordsworth, Peggy Table 83 Framed polished gemstone images.
Turquoise Jim(James Ouchida) Table to be determined Turquoise rough and other gems.
Washington Minerals(Jeff Schwartz) Table 68, 69 Fine mineral specimens with Northwest emphasis.
GREETERS FLOW REGULATORS Table 31
Athena’s Seattle Food Truck. See www.athenasfoodtruck.com to read their Greek food menu. Serving from around 11 AM to 2 PM or perhaps later. At front entrance parking area.
NOTES FOR DEALERS
Load in can start at 2 PM Friday afternoon. Set up must wait until tables are laid out. Dealers can help. All dealers should consult the table layout map and note 6' and 8' tables are indicated. Set-up can continue until midnight and occur between 7:30 AM and 10 AM Saturday. Breakdown should be complete by 6:00 PM.
The will be a uniformed Security guard near the front door and then patrolling throughout the show.
Traffic flow with adequately wide aisles is very important. No creative placement of tables by the dealers is allowed. Only the table plan indicated by the organizer and shown below is allowed. Fire code requires better traffic flow than we had last year. Therefore fewer table will be offered.
Dealers must not leave ANY trash at the show. Trash barrels are for visitor use and food waste only.
Table coverings must be black CERTIFIED "fire RESISTANT fabric". Fabric that has added fire RETARDANT causes toxic fumes when ignited, and is a threat to fire fighter's health. There is a limited supply of table covering supplied for $8.00 yard x 60". Last year's covering was thin and easily torn. Use what you bought last year if you like. Seattle Fabrics has certified table coated nylon covering for $8.50 per yard. They also have a black coated acrylic table covering at $5.00 per yard. It is not certified but it doesn't flame when exposed to a propane torch. It melts. Seattle Fabrics is a nice store at 87th and Aurora Avenue North.
There is a refrigerator available in the center South alcove. Athena's food truck will be available in the late morning and early afternoon each day.
Final confirmation must have been made by payment in full to Bart Cannon, 1041 NE 100th Street, Seattle, WA 98125 between January 21 and arrive at the address shown below by April 30, 2016. Dealers who have complied are shown in red in the roster. Those dealers that are late will lose their seniority, and likely their tables.
Contract will be sent by email and the last page of which must be signed and returned with payment by regular U.S. mail by April 31 to: Bart Cannon / 1041 NE 100th Street, Seattle, WA 98125
All dealer spaces will have electric power limited to 800 watts. Dealers will need their own multi-strips for power distribution to lighting.
WiFi is available at the Lake City Community Center. Password will be provided to dealers.
Tables and chairs must be clean and placed on loading carts following the end of the show.
Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the Lake City Community Center.
The center has a wooden dance floor and any spills must be carefully cleaned. AVOID spills !
After setup dealers should park at a distance from the center in order to allow easier visitor parking.
Provide links to your mineral business websites and they will be included in the website.
Last year and the year before some serious thefts occurred. Dealers might contemplate video recording of their table activity. There are some simple methods to do this for around $100. Use of a smart phone might result in theft of the smart phone. Deer-Cams can be obtained for as little as $49.00.
I've notified the blind community about the show. You might want to bring a box of finger friendly minerals. Half the fun of native copper is its density and sculpture. Never mind that it is the only red metal.
TABLE LAYOUT. Drawn to scale with 6 foot and 8 foot tables shown. This is the final layout. No changes without approval of Cannon.
Sample business card I use to carry in my wallet. Dealers may create their own design.
Sunday Afternoon at the 2016 Seattle Mineral Market
Hemimorphite, Mexico. Dana Slaughter
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Japan Law Twinned Quartz, Bald Hornet, Cannon specimen
Axinite , Quartz The Teenage Crush, WAshington Bart Cannon
Quartz,Zigras Mine, Ark. Avant Mining
Tom Spann photo