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Texas Topaz Day 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 • Posted January 25, 2012

Join us on Saturday, March 24, in Mason, Texas to celebrate our state gem, and those that create them, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., on the historic Mason Square. Meet the gem cutters and see Texas topaz exhibits at Gems of the Hill Country, on the north side of the Mason square. See gem cutting demonstrations, and the Famous Diamond Replica gems created by members of Texas Faceters’ Guild. Guided rockhounding for topaz and other minerals (reservation required.) Enjoy music by John Arthur Martinez at the Sandstone Winery wine bar.Sunday, March 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. is the annual faceting seminar presented by Texas Faceters’ Guild, at the Wildlife Ranch lodge. This is a chance for gem faceters to learn from notable Texas gem cutters (and one from New Mexico).For more information, go to, or, or call Gems of the Hill Country, 325-347-0475.For lodging, go to, or

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