February 2010


Zambia's Gem Emeralds
These Central African collector specimens are a first
by Bob Jones

The "American Woman" Comes to Tucson
Francisco Sotomayor's work is a featured exhibit
by Barbara L. Miller

Artist Profile:
Perry Brent Davis, Master Carver
His sculptures meld Chinese tradition with modern tools
by Bob Jones

Rock & Gem Kids
Mica, Collector Gail Spann, Florida Rockhound Symbols

New Find!
Rhode Island Beryl
Rockhounds make an exciting discovery
by Scott Maier

Cast a Hollow Filigree Bead
Water-soluble wax makes it possible
by Lucy Groenke


All She Wrote
Tucson Highlights
by Lynn Varon

Craftsman of the Month
Honey onyx clock
by Dale Freestone

Show Dates
Mark your calendar!

Shop Talk
Resin and Rocks
by William A. Kappele

Picks & Pans
Museum exhibits, book reviews, hobby news

Rock Science
Tiger's-Eye Chatoyancy
by Steve Voynick

Off the Dop
Iolite: A Sleeping Giant
by Jim Perkins

Many Facets
by William Compliment

On the Rocks
Collecting with an Edge
by Bob Jones

Field Notes
Reader letters

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