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Girl Guides Day Camp

Stephanie is very involved with Girl Guides (the source of all our Girl Guide cookies!) and Lois helped her out at Day Camp, everyone having a really great time.

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Cappadocia Mama – Rambling around Turkey

Following our amazing trip to Tanzania it was back home to work preparing for mineral shows in Houston, TX, and Santa Ana, CA.  BUT….I did break away and sent Wayne and Lois to Houston and Santa Ana while I jetted off to Turkey! Again with Peter Keller and some members of the Board of Directors at the […]

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Dona in Tokyo

25th TIMA Tokyo Mineral Show

2012 is the 25th year of the Tokyo International Mineral Association (TIMA) Mineral show, and we wish a warm congratulations to TIMA for their success over the last quarter century. Kristalle is proud to have been a part of this show from the very beginning, one of the few American dealers asked to participate in […]

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Tucson Party 2012 – The Roaring Twenties

Every year for many collectors, dealers and friends one of the highlights of the Tucson Show is our party. Each year we have a different theme, and this year’s party was inspired by the Roaring Twenties. For the evening we stepped back in time … As most of you will know this was the era of […]

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Marcus Origlieri of the University of Arizona

Tucson Party 2011 – ‘The Californian Gold Rush’

I think Wayne and I run the most ‘social’ business around, beginning back in the 1970’s with our famous ‘pre-Tucson’ parties in Laguna Beach. In those days Tucson was still a one week show experience (oh, those were the days) and just about everyone in the ‘who’s who’ of the mineral world showed up for […]

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