Let us introduce you to this fascinating world and how to maximise the benefits

Fossicking licences are sold at the shop. This licence can be used to access any of the designated fossicking areas within Queensland. Be Aware each state has its own rules and regulations.

Going to O’Brien’s Creek Gem-field then a kit of equipment can be hired from our shop in Mt Surprise. This includes a map of the diggings which we are happy to explain. We also give lots of information and show you the kinds of gem-stones to be looking for.

If you wish you can buy equipment at our shop so you will be prepared when trying other gem-fields.

You may have tools of your own suitable for a fossick so just a helping hand with local knowledge could get you going.
Maps of O’Brien’s Creek gem-fields and Agate Creek gem-fields are available to purchase at our shop.

Faceting - Our material or your own

Whether it is your own gem quality rough material or ours we can appraise the material for best retrieval, shape and size. Working with you we can choose a suitable design and quote on price and time to achieve the best sparkling gem for you.

All minerals weigh differently. All faceted gemstones are priced according to finished weight.
Please contact us for further information.

Fossicking

Fossicking licences are sold at the shop. This licence can be used to access any of the designated fossicking areas within Queensland. Be Aware each state has its own rules and regulations.

Bird watching

A great day out for the family. Why not go out and discover some of the exclusive bird life we have to discover here at Mount Surprise. Click here for a list of birds you might find.

Shop

At our shop you will find lots of interesting things such as clothing, accessories and homewares through to our range of gemstones and gifts made from stones found in the region.

Contact us

Garland St, Mt Surprise Q. 4871
P: (07) 4062 3055
E: info@thegemden.com.au

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