Thursday, January 10, 2013

Meet The Author - Book Signings at the Tucson Gem Show

NAJA (National Association of Jewelry Appraisers)
Booth #11 in the Galleria
at the AGTA Gemfair, 
will host three "Meet The Author" opportunities:

Feburary 6th - 11AM
Elisabeth Strack, FGA

February 8th - 2 PM
World Hallmark Vol. I
Danusia Niklewicz & Lindy Matula

February 8th - 10:30am 
Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Silver and other Jewelry Metals
Renee Newman will be signing books following her AGTA presentation.
Her Exotic Gems Series will be available along with most of her library.

DEBUT!  Her newest book "Gold, Platinum, Palladium, Silver & Other Jewelry Metals" will be introduced at the Tucson Gem Show.


David Epstein - For those of you who want to have your copy of "The Gem Merchant" signed, there will be three signing opportunities in Tucson:

Tues. Feb. 5th 10:00-12:00
International Pavilion of the GJX, Booth 3010
Friday Feb. 8th 11:00-12:00
AGTA Booth #9 Upstairs
Sat. Feb. 9th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
JEA Reception at the DoubleTree Hotel

Antoinette Matlins has updated editions that will be available at the Tucson Shows as well as her general library:

At the AGA Tucson Conference - Wednesday, February 6, 2013
At the AGTA GemFair following each of her scheduled Seminars
...and following her seminars at the GLDA Show.

I know that I want a copy of the updated FIFTH edition of "Gem Identification Made Easy" which will be introduced in Tucson!


Dr. Marco Campos-Venuti's new volume on Agates & Jaspers will be available in the "Gems In Gems" booth at the Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show in the Riverpark Inn - Room 113

"Genesis and Classification of Agates and Jaspers: 
  a New Theory"
  by Dr. Marco Campos-Venuti,
This book contains the explanation of the many questions about the formation of Agate, Jasper and Chalcedony, the formation of concentric bands in agates, the origin of connective channel, the growth of mosses and plumes, the conditions necessary for the formation of horizontal banding, the formation oforbs in jaspers, the genesis of orbicular jaspers, the thunder egg formation. The bood also explains other themes as morphology of the bands, stratigraphy of a banded agate, influence of climatic conditions, types of agate depending on host rock, chemical disequilibrium between jasper and chalcedony. 
All the subject are investigated with a great number of pictures (more than 400) and diagrams making it easy to understand.

Bob Jones' new book will be available at the Rock & Gem booth at the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show.

The Frugal Collector, Vol. 1
Rock & Gem senior consulting editor Bob Jones’ latest book, The Frugal Collector, Volume I, is now available for purchase. Read about a host of popular collector minerals that will fit the average collector’s budget and their classic sources, and enjoy anecdotes about Bob’s personal experiences over his 70+ years of collecting.

Announcing the first hard cover book, to cover the art of Paula Crevoshay..."Garden of Light".   A documentary of Paula's first one woman show to open at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in April 2013.  

The book will preview at the AGTA show in Tucson, booth # 1617. 
There will be signed copies available.

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