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Real Gem Show at the Source

Teófilo Otoni, MG, Brazil

August 25, 2009 08:30 p.m. ( local time )

(August 25– Tuesday): Visit FIPP international gem and mineral show.

Arrived in Teófilo by noon time straight to a good self-service restaurant.

Next we checked in at the hotel and went to the show FIPP (International Precious Stones Fair - “The Fair at the Source”). This was the firs day of the show and yet many dealers have not set up.

The show was held at the “Palmeiras Country Club” with the booths nicely surrounding a swimming pools. Particularly happy I was as remembrances came right up in my mind. This club is where I spent most of my my childhood time, including the pools where I learned swimming and where a win an unforgettable soccer tournament.

Well, time to go, it is 6:00 p.m. After showering we went for dinner at the hotel that offer a surprisingly good food.

Overnight at Hotel Capital das Pedras.

Overview of a show section

José Jaime (JJ) examining a gem

Entrance of FIPP

Overview the club name

One Hall

Overview from top

Jewellery section

Other Hall

Official Poster

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