Minerals & Gemstone 480x104
Minerals & Gemstone 480x104
 

I-10 Corridor Gem & Mineral Shows, 2018

Along the western side of the I-10 Freeway, directly south of downtown, lies a cluster of shows that stretch over several motels. Dealers sell their mineral and gemstone goods out of their motel rooms and in tents large and small throughout the motel properties. The motels include the Quality Inn, the Howard Johnson, and the Travelodge. Many of the dealers are foreign, with a large proportion of them being Brazilian. The density of dealers and sheer number of sellers at this location is truly staggering.


Cluster of Tents from the I-10 Freeway Corridor Shows from Across the Street
Cluster of Tents from the I-10 Freeway Corridor Shows from Across the Street

Dealer Tents on the Side of the Road
Dealer Tents on the Side of the Road

Dealers set up at the Quality Inn
Dealers set up at the Quality Inn

Tents at the Hotels with Sentinel Peak in the Background
Tents at the Hotels with Sentinel Peak in the Background

Incredibly Perfect Herkimer Diamond, Mined by Dan Sebastian from the Ace of Diamonds Mine, Middleville, Herkimer Co., NY. (Ace of Diamonds has a Tent at this Show every Year.)
Incredibly Perfect Herkimer Diamond, Mined by Dan Sebastian from the Ace of Diamonds Mine,
Middleville, Herkimer Co., NY. (Ace of Diamonds has a Tent at this Show every Year.)

A Fantastic Herkimer Diamond on Matrix mined this Past Year by Dan Sebastian at the Ace of Diamonds Mine in Middleville, Herkimer Co., NY
A Fantastic Herkimer Diamond on Matrix mined this Past Year by Dan Sebastian
at the Ace of Diamonds Mine in Middleville, Herkimer Co., NY
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