4 Day Agate Extravaganza!
June 6, 2019 10am - June 9, 2019 5pm
4-Day Agate Extravaganza! One of the world’s largest agate shows!
Agates are an important part of every rock enthusiast’s collection. Specimens are sought after by beginners and professionals alike, and for good reason! The breath-taking formations, unusual inclusions, rare banding hidden within these unassuming stones are the cause for fascination in Agate Lovers of all kinds.
Aficionados, exhibitors, dealers, authors, speakers and agates from around the world will join is in beautiful Austin, Texas, this June, as Nature’s Treasures of Texas hosts the International Exposition of Agate 2019.
The International Exposition of Agate 2019 will feature thousands of agates, in a rainbow of colors, from around the world. This is a phenomenal opportunity to purchase unusual agates, view agate collection exhibits, listen to the stories and histories of classic agates and their origins and mining, and meet famous authors of books about agates.
For four days, 30+ vendors from exotic locations including Argentina, Germany, India, Australia, Mexico, Africa, Russia and many more will offer a full spectrum of agates for sale. Minerals, jewelry, fossils, and lapidary equipment will also be available at this well-rounded event.
Stunning exhibits will showcase the personal collections of many lifelong collectors, including such fascinating agates as Laguna, Chinese Fighting Blood, Lake Superior, thunder egg, Purple Passion, dinosaur fossil agates, and many more, including colorful and rare agates from many different countries.
Many famous agate collectors have also become famous agate authors and speakers. These authors, including Dietrich Mayer of Germany, Pat McMahan, and John Marshall, will be available at the Writers’ Booth to autograph their agate books. Some are also included in the International Exposition of Agate featured agate presenters, experts in specific agate types and locations, who will discuss agate origins, history, mining, collecting, characteristics, and value over the four day event.
The Friday evening of the IEA will feature a keynote dinner, while Saturday’s special event will be a live auction of superb agates. Kids’ activities, daily raffles and door prizes will complete the IEA’s events, making it a truly world-class show.
Tickets are on sale now!