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Welcome to Gem Valley NC!

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  • 2019 Season Info
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Hi everyone! The last day of the 2020 Season will be October 11th. The flumes will be closed after this date due to the temperature and waters being too cold. If you are interested in gem cutting orders or to-go buckets of gems, please email us at with your order and we'll work with you to see when we can have it ready for pick-up.

Please be aware due to the Covid-19 spread, we are only open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 AM to 2 PM. We are still taking orders for buckets of gems to go, as well as orders for stone faceting and cabochons. Please follow our facebook page for the latest updates regarding our business.

For any questions such as gem identification, please send an email with a picture to and we'll do our best to assist. Thank you for a wonderful season, and Happy Prospecting!

*Please note that our hours of operation have changed. Additionally, in the case of bad weather, the flumes will be closed.

Followers of our Facebook Page have a chance to win free gemstones every month!

Our FAQs have been updated with some additional information. Go check 'em out!

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The safety of our customers and our employees are our highest priority. To reduce the spread of COVID-19 we have reduced our hours of operation to Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00AM to 2:00PM

Please consider practicing social distancing and using face masks while visiting us to help slow the spread of COVID-19

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during these unusual times.

What's New in the Rockhound World?

February 2013: Scientists discovered how bacteria can change ions into gold!

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