Fine Mineral Show (at the Westward Look Hotel) Sunday Event

Photo by Michael Leybov

Fine Mineral Show Sunday event commenced in a traditional way: world-known collector Gene Meieran presented a winner of 2016 American Mineral Heritage Award –
Mr. Terry Szenics for gold collecting achievements contributing to the heritage of American mineral specimens.

Terry Szenics, geologist, explorer, mineral collector extraordinaire.

 

Wendell Wilson presents the award to Terry Szenics (right).

The event gathered collectors, museum curators, publishers and dealers – a lot of “stone people” from all over the world:

Lars Lyckberg (right) is youngest participant of the Event  with his mother Nadya Lyckberg.

After that three mineral photographers - Joaquim Callen, Mark Mauthner and Tom Spann - presented talks “Capturing the Mineral”, in which each of them shared with audience their professional secrets and their view on the role of minerals photography in mineral collecting universe.

 

Michael Leybov, Ludmila Cheshko, Anna Scherbina