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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
In our second report from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society Show we bring you photos of the special displays and also specimens and new finds from around the show. Friday morning is always children’s morning, with many groups of school children visiting the show. These are tomorrow’s collectors, and we encourage them to come into […]