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Ylamaa Gem&Mineral Show 2023 in Ylamaa Gem Center

07.07-09.07.2023 Friday 12-18, Saturday and Sunday

This year's Ylamaa Show  2023 celebrates its 41th anniversary!

YLAMAA GEM SHOW is once again a stunning showcase with worldwide gems, rocks and jewelery. For this reason, the Ylamaa Gem Show is perhaps the most famous event in the world from our country. Standard themes include gems, minerals, meteorites and fossils from around the world. Dozens of exhibitors will present each other in addition to each other’s most stunning rock and jewelry, as well as other unique everyday objects and ornaments and products made of stone. As a delight of children, the show once again has a sandbox of treasures with genuine gemstones to pick up home. More information about the show and application for exhibitors can be found on the Gem Show page.

TREASURES OF THE GEM MUSEUM The Ylamaa Gem Museum is a real treasure trove of gems and other natural stones. The beautiful natural stone floor is part of the museum’s exhibition, where you can explore the world of gemstones. In the showcases of our museum, you will see special themes adapted for each summer. The highlight is the versatile special exhibition of the spectrolite of our national gemstone under the guidance of an expert. Once again, there is more excitement for children, such as finding authentic treasures of precious and gemstones in the sandbox, which have gained popularity in time.

The Gem Museum is open until summer 1.6. - 31.8. 12-15 and at other times by appointment. Any changes will be announced on these pages.See the Gem Museum page for more information.

GEM HUNTING TOURS 1.6.-30.9.2022. Visit us to pick up your own spectrolite. We are guiding you or your group' to a amazing Spectrolite gem hunting to the Ylamaa Gem Quarry, where you can pick up your own and authentic spectrolite gemstone in beautiful colors. On request, we arrange gemstone tours and quarry visits cheaply for individuals, families and groups of different sizes. Also you can visit, for example, a famous Salpa Finnish defense line where the spectrolite was found. For daily direct visits art the spectrolite quarry, you can join Spectrolite Gem Hunting Tour without prior booking from the beginning of June to the end of August during the opening hours 11am to 3pm on the Gem Museum.

More information on the GemTour page.

Inquiries and bookings:

tel. 0400 391590, Whatsapp: +358400391590 eskohamalainen@hotmail.com

Mr. Esko Hamalainen, Ylamaa Gem Museum Club, Chairman, Director of the Ylamaa Gem Show and Head of the Gem Museum & Gem Tour.



Address: Ylämaa Gem Center, Kivikyläntie 19, 54410 Ylämaa, Finland (Lappeenranta)

eskohamalainen@hotmail.com, Mr. Esko Hamalainen

Tel: +358 400 391 590 (all year round), Whatsapp: +358400391590



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