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Tokyo Show Report 2018

We are back from the annual Tokyo International Mineral Fair!   This was our 31st year as dealers at this Tokyo show. We are glad we stayed with it through the tough economic years in Japan. The economy is on the rebound and lots of positive thinking. We have found some new customers and continue […]

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Tokyo International Mineral Fair 2017 Show Report

This year’s Tokyo show was not only the 30th anniversary of the show itself, but also Kristalle’s 30th anniversary attending the show! Because of this momentous occasion, we were featured in the show’s catalog:   Now, on to the show! We always have a fun time at this show and can’t wait for next year!

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2016 Tokyo International Mineral Fair Show Report (Part 2)

    Always a good crowd at the booth   Some shots of other booths at the show   “Organ Alley” – only for the most adventurous – let the word ‘organ’ be your clue     2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of this small, unpretentious show.  We will be back again to help the […]

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2016 Tokyo International Mineral Fair Show Report (Part 1)

by Dona The ‘Tokyo show’ (the short name version) began in 1988 with a group of mineral dealers and collectors formed under the name Tokyo International Mineral Association (TIMA). The very first show had only 17 dealers yet the attendance was just over 10,000 people. Now in it’s 29th year the show has about 150 […]

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2016 Tucson Show Report Part 2

Here’s my report from what is commonly known as the “main show” and well it should be!!! I get so annoyed that people come to Tucson and then don’t stay for this show. The Tucson Gem and Mineral Society show is now in its 62nd year and had it not been for this show, this […]

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