Mine for your own gems in our flume area. You can have your finds cut and polished and mounted. Visit our FREE Rock and Fossil Museum. Check out our General Store with Rock Shop, Fossil corner, jewelry counter, unusual gifts made from rocks and fossils. While you are here you can see and feed five live bears at our sister store Three Bears Gift Shop. Check out our tongue-in-cheek history as well as the Stone to Gem process as you follow a stone from the time its mined at our flumes until it mounted on a ring. Our Mine is a recreation of the old Ruby and Sapphire mines that were in the Cowee Valley in North Carolina in the mid-1800's.
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