Mark Hall, a collector who has always been interested in rocks, admires a window quartz sphere at Ariana Gems display during the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Deanne Mahlum (left) likes a necklace shown by Bonnie Parsley of Parsley Lapidary Arts. The display features individually made wire-wrapped jewelry crafted with polished stones.
Engineering geologist Garry Cannon of Santee examines a tourmaline (also known as schorl) at one of the many outdoor exhibits during the festival.
David Haigh, with twin daughters Lauren and Julia Haigh, 10, purchases a ring at the Dahnke International display during the Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Laurie Blakeman checks out colorful rocks and minerals at Cam