Welcome

Welcome to the website of John E. Garsow Gems & Minerals. With over 30 years in the gem and mineral industry, we feel we are well qualified to serve you in your business and hobbyist needs alike. Our goal is to achieve 100% customer satisfaction by offering the best selection of natural rough, cut gem material, and mineral specimens available in today’s market. We believe our success is dependent upon your satisfaction.

All New Selections Of Facet Rough, Finished Stones, And Mineral Specimens Have Been Listed. So Please Check Out Our Store Page.
I am having some minor issues integrating shipping costs and PayPal with our shopping cart system. So for now, when placing an order, expect a phone call from us to get payment information.

Our office is based in Southern California on the Riverside/San Diego county line. Literally minutes from the famous tourmaline mines in Pala CA. We are available from 10am until 5pm Pacific Standard time. (When we are not on the road) Private viewings can be made by appointment only. Please call in advance and we will do everything we can to accommodate your time frame. We also display at over 25 gem shows a year coast to coast. Please check out our show schedule (click here) for the show that is closest to you. Our mail order service is also available and it comes with a full 30 day money back return policy. The 30 day return policy that is available on mail order does not include postage. The actual amount paid for the material alone will be refunded. For a full list of our policies (click here).