2005 Opal and Gem Show Seminars

The American Opal Society has expert speakers discussing many aspects of opal related subjects.  This year, we are pleased to have a four fantastic opal experts!

The symposiums will be in a room adjacent to the main showroom.

Opal & Gem Show

Seminar Schedule


Saturday, November 12th

11:00 am

Jay Carey

Introduction to Opal

Gem of the Never Never

1:00 pm

Mike Kowalsky

Created Opal

3:00 pm

Walt Johnson

Casting 101: Do Your Own Casting

Sunday, November 13th

11:00 am

Tim Thomas
House of Tibara

Opal Formation

12:00 pm

Larry Hoskinson
& Leslie Neff

How To Find Opal In Australia

1:00 pm

Barbara Thomas
House of Tibara

Opal Industry Status and Marketing Efforts

2:00 pm

Stan McCall

Inlay Secrets of the Professionals