The Mineralogical Society of Southern California

964th Meeting

 January 12, 2018

Annual Banquet


Silent Auction


Denise Nelson – Treasures of Poland,

Amber and Salt

Social Hour 5:30 pm: Dinner 6:30 pm;
Speaker 7:30 pm
Oak Tree Room (next to Coco’s)
1150 West Colorado Boulevard
Arcadia, CA 91007
About us…

The Mineralogical Society of Southern California is dedicated to the dissemination of a general knowledge of the mineralogical and related earth sciences through the study and collecting of mineral specimens. Organized in 1931, it is the oldest mineralogical society in the western United States.
The MSSC is a scientific non-profit organization that actively supports the Pasadena City College Geology Department, its associated Dana Club,, and the Field Science Scholarship Fund. Support is also given to the San Bernardino County Museum of Natural History and Mindat.
The MSSC is affiliated with the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies and American Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

About the Program: Treasures of Poland, Amber and Salt

Presented by: Denise Nelson

The combination of gemology and genealogy is a perfect topic for Denise Nelson, who has taught genealogy and spent many years researching and studying the history of gems and jewelry. Denise is a Graduate Gemologist (GIA), an appraiser, consultant and owner of INNER CIRCLE Fine Jewelry and Appraisal Services, Nelson has revealed many interesting facts to her clients in her 30 years in the jewelry business. She’s traveled to 38 countries to research historical jewelry, visit mining areas and buy gemstones, pearls and jewelry for her customers. Nelson also designs jewelry and is a wholesaler to a number of jewelry stores. She is a member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) and the Gemmological Association of Great Britain

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