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21st Annual High Country
Bead, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

June 17, 2016 thru June 19, 2016

All shows in National Guard Armory's are subject to being canceled if the Guard Unit is activated or there is a State or National Emergency.

Before traveling, please call or check our website to confirm that the show will be held.

We have air conditioning now.

Boone National Guard Armory

This unique show features jewelry makers, gold and silversmiths from all over the United States that can size, reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer selected gems, stones, opals and crystals on the spot. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, fossil and mineral dealers will be featured as part of the show. The dealers are hand picked for the quality of their work. Hourly door prizes. Grand Prize (A Ring/with a precious stone) to be awarded on Sunday evening. You do not have to be present to win the Grand Prize. Watch for permanant highway department directional signs to the Armory.

Nelson & Velima Lawson - Velima's Crafts Randy Jones - Lost Cove Minerals Rose Wimmer - Handmade Gem Trees & Wire Sculpture Necklaces by Rose Wimmer

Dee & Joe Bonetti - Caveny Creations Joe Bonetti - Caveny Creations Mei Leung - Canton Collectibles Crystal Dawn - Carrie Bridgeman & Jay Rosendahl Gere & Cheryl Bunnel - Wire Wrappers

Judi & Dwight Sebastian Dwight Sebastian - Sebastian's Mei Leung - Canton Collectibles Mei & David Leung - Canton Collectibles Beads - Canton Collectibles

Randy Jones - Lost Cove Minerals Bing Zhang - Beads In Vogue David Lipscomb - Virginia Rockhound Rock Shop Dave Ennis - Dave's Rocks & Carvings Bridget & Brook Ennis - Dave's Rocks & Carvings

Location: Boone National Guard Armory
          274 Hunting Hills Lane
          Boone, North Carolina 28607
          (Near the Hospital & Behind Fire Station No.2) 

Hours:    Friday & Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM & Sun. 11 AM to 5 PM 

Admission: Adults = $3.00.  Ticket good all three days.
           Children under age 16 = Free when accompanied by a responsible adult.

Promoter: Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows 

Contact:  Van Wimmer - Show Director
          5273 Bradshaw Road
          Salem, VA 24153-8025 

Phone:    (540) 384-6047 



Show Flyer: Click here (Suitable for reproducing)
Dealer Participation Information: Click on Dealer Participation Information or click here Dealer NC Sales Tax Application (Apply on line - No Fee): NC Sales & Use Registration Application
In 2014 the NC Sales Tax rate in Boone, NC is 6.75%. (4.50% State + 2.25 County.)
Boone is in Watauga County.

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Located on Blowing Rock Road just past Tweetsie Railroad and next to Mystery Hill.
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Directions for Boone:
From 321/221 (South side of town) In front on the Walgreen's Drug Store turn onto Deerfield Road.
Note: Watch for (Green) National Guard Armory directional signs & (Blue) Hospital directional signs.
Go past the Watauga County Medical Center/Hospital to the bottom of hill.
At the traffic light turn left onto State Farm Road.
Go two blocks and turn right at the Fire Station No. 2 onto Hunting Hills Lane.
The National Guard Armory is located on the right behind the Fire Station and a baseball field.

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Nearby Hotels:

Greystone Lodge
Former Greystone Lodge
2419 Highway 105
Boone, NC 28607
Toll Free

High Country Inn
High Country Inn
1785 Highway 105
Boone, NC 28607
Toll Free
Web Site:

Red Carpet Inn
Red Carpet Inn
862 Blowing Rock Road
Boone, NC 28607
Toll Free
Discounts to our show dealers.

Boone Trail Motel & Apartments
725 East King Street (HWY 194 or HWY 421)
Boone, NC 28607

Holiday Inn Express Holiday Inn Express
1855 Blowing Rock Road (HWY 321)
Boone, NC 28607
Toll Free

Hampton Inn Hampton Inn
1075 HWY 105
Boone, NC 28607
Toll Free

Nearby Campgrounds

KOA Kampgrounds
Boone KOA
123 Harmony Mountain Lane
Boone, NC 28607
Open May 01 to November 01
Information: (828) 264-7250 Reservations: (800) 562-2806


From Boone: take 194 North for 3 miles. Left on Ray Brown Road for 1 mile.

Tell me more about Boone KOA

Treasures of the Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows
5273 Bradshaw Road
Salem, VA 24153-8025