We took our 6 and 9 year old daughtters here after reading all the good reviews. What a great time!! We paid $50 for two large buckets and my kids had a blast finding their gems...peridots, amethyst, citrine, sapphires, rubies, emeralds, topaz, and tourmaline. My six year old has been carrying around her bag of "gems" day and night. The staff were really knowledgeable and helped us identify all of our stones. We ended up hanging out in the shop talking to the staff about other topics like gardening, even after we'd made our purchases. They were just so friendly and generous! Absolutey worth a visit. (The drive there is beautiful, too.)
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