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GemStreet USA Show comes to town November 29-December 1

On the biggest shopping weekend of the year, GemStreet USA Show & Sale brings to town a unique shopping experience featuring an abundance of gems, jewelry, beads, fossils and minerals all under one roof at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.

This three-day show and sale kicks off on Black Friday, November 29, and runs through Sunday, December 1. It spotlights artists and collectors from across the country who offer one-of-a-kind gifts you cannot find in stores or online. You’ll find serpentine jade handmade vases, amber earrings, ruby necklaces, geode slices, opalized petrified wood from Indonesia, rose amethyst from Brazil, metaphysical healing crystals, steampunk lamps and clocks, and other unique items—perfect for gift giving.

“We bring together fine jewelers, talented artists and knowledgeable collectors who search the world over for the earth's most cherished gems, minerals, fossils and more,”says Lakewood resident Jane Strieter Smith, who along with her sister Gail Strieter, produces these gem and jewelry shows throughout the Midwest.

GemStreet USA takes place at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds at 19201 E. Bagley Road in Middleburg Heights. Show hours are Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7; free for children under 12. Discount coupons available at .



CAPTION: Bernie Pisarchick, who is a geologist and a retired FBI gem and jewelry expert will showcase a large selection of minerals and fossils at the GemStreet USA Show & Sale, including these opalized petrified wood from Indonesia. They were formed millions of years ago when tropical forests were blasted with lava and volcanic ash, producing layers of turquoise, copper and brown.