My New Year’s Day

February 23, 2022 by Tom

Now that the Tucson Gem Show is over, my New Year begins. I never consider Jan. 1st as the start of my New Year, for me, it starts the day after the Gem Show ends!! Because I work so long, and hard on my pieces, and look forward all year long to Tucson, not much else gets my attention like preparing for the next Show. So Jan. 1st just means changing the year on my utility bills. Continue reading

So Far, So Good

December 29, 2021 by Tom

At least one good thing is happening amongst all the bad things going on lately; The Tucson Gem Show is back on in Feb.. I, as well as many others, have been looking forward to this for two years and I couldn’t be happier. There may be some restrictions, but that’s little consequence to pay for health safety.
They’ve moved me to booth # 1401. As long as they don’t move me “out the door” I’m fine with that. I hope you’ll stop by and say hello. With the Show cancellation last time, I’ve had a lot of time to work on my pieces, and I’m so happy with each one. I’ll be sad to see them go. My problem now is that I have so many pieces there’s no way I can fit them all in my booth. Continue reading

Looking Forward

July 6, 2021 by Tom

This last year has been awful for all of us. But good things are starting to slowly return, and The Tucson Gem Show is one of them. After cancelling the 2021 Show, due to Covid, the TGMS Show is returning in Feb.,2022 to the Tucson Convention Center. Continue reading

Show Canceled

October 27, 2020 by Tom

I received information from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society that the 2021 TGMS Show is canceled. As with many other shows and events around the world, the Covid-19 virus is doing its part to shut things down.
This virus has affected us all, and some much more than others. With things as they are it is very understandable why the Show is cancelled. As with many of the other vendors this comes as a hard blow to me. I’ve worked very hard all year making new pieces just for this Show, and it’s the only Show I do. So without it I’m quite disappointed.
So even though there’s no Show this year, all my pieces are here on my web site and available for purchase. Since I can’t show them to you in person at the Show. please take your time and look them all over, and if you’d like to purchase one or more pieces, please e-mail, or phone me and we can work out the details. I’m sorry for the situation, but hopefully things will get better and we can return to a “closer to normal” TGMS Show in 2022. Stay well, stay safe. Tom

No Shopping Cart?

March 1, 2020 by Tom

I’ve been asked a number of times why I don’t have a Shopping Cart. How can I buy from you? A Shopping Cart really doesn’t work for me, mainly because of the shipping charges. The price of each piece is displayed at the bottom of its description. But the final cost varies so much on the shipping according to the amount of work, material, weight and shipping costs that I must add to each piece. Continue reading