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Tucson Kristalle Blue Party 2016

  To celebrate our 45th year of business, on Saturday 6th February we threw a party up at our house in the hills. To celebrate this Sapphire Anniversary the party theme was all things blue!                                         […]

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Wayne’s Library – Bryan Swoboda

THE man with the film camera, Bryan Swoboda, was our guest for a few days. A year ago we started a project with him and this recent visit should finish it. Bryan has done a film of Wayne’s vast library with short interviews with Wayne discussing some of the important works and about collecting rare […]

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Oldies but Goodies

While I was browsing around for something else I ran across some ‘oldies but goodies” – you might enjoy these….. Taken back in the days of the Desert Inn gathering of mineral people before the TGMS show…. The following photo was probably taken in the early 90’s with John and Marge Sinkankas shortly after we […]

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Dona Leicht

1950s Party – Tucson

Every year Kristalle and Crystal Classics hold THE party of Tucson. And each year Dona somehow manages to out do the previous year with fabulous themed decorations, music, and food, and of course the best part is the guests who get into the party atmosphere and also arrive in costume!! The party for 2013 was […]

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Dona Leicht with John Sinkankas

Some people I miss..

I was going through some old photos the other day looking for something specific when I came upon these two and I was sad for a moment. Richard Bideaux was like my brother and I miss him terribly. John Sinkankas was always so good to us and taught us so much and I miss him […]

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