Do you remember last year's Lapidary Challenge at the Somewhere In The Rainbow (SITR) Exhibit at the UofA's Flandrau Museum?  It featured the Buddha Blue Sapphire...the 2018 version is Rags to Riches and according to SITR's Shelly Sergent "...it has proven to be a Regal Lapidary Extravaganza!! You must see this exhibit in Tucson!!"

For 2018 "Somewhere In The Rainbow" has sponsored a new group of amazing lapidary artists that include: Ho Yu Low, Angela Conty, Craig Oliveira, Thomas Trozzo, Jay Medici, Derek KatzenbachRyan Joseph Anderson, Joyce O’Connell, Rex GuoSherris Cottier ShankJames Finkler and Troy Richardson.

Add to that the gorgeous red ruby boule’ donated by the generous Bernd Stephan...and WOW!!!

We invite you to visit the exhibit while visiting Tucson for the Gem Shows, starting January 31st thru July 31st!! 

at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Museum in the UofA's Flandrau Planetarium.

Be ready to be thrilled and amazed!!

The gem pictured is a sneak peek of James Finkler's addition to the collection. Name: Ghost...finished at 15.03 carats