Enter your minerals, gems, lapidary, or jewelry
Collectors and jewelry designers can enter mineral specimens, faceted gemstones, lapidary work, fossils and jewelry in the 2018 San Diego County Fair Gems, Minerals & Jewelry competitive exhibit.
Speakers & Demonstrations
Gem identification, faceting, and various gem and jewelry demonstrations take place during the Fair. For the schedule, see the Gems & Minerals Show page.
The Fine Print
Want detailed information about this competition? Check The Fine Print for the answer, or download the Entry Information flier.
The Gems, Minerals & Jewelry exhibit is open to U.S. residents, 18 and older. This exhibit has divisions for amateurs, professionals, beginners, advanced and masters. Please see the Entry Information for definitions of those terms.
The processing fee is $10 per entry. Processing fees are non-refundable.
You may enter up to two entries per class, unless otherwise noted.
The Creative Youth competitive exhibit has gems and jewelry divisions and classes for kids and teens aged 5-17.