Monday, April 25, 2011

#Gems of biblical times from the breast plate of Solomon #Squidoo | Herald-Review Decatur, Illinois

Gems of biblical times have occupied collector for decades
By HUEY FREEMAN - H&R Staff Writer | Posted: Monday, April 25, 2011 5:00 am |
The gemstones include those that adorned the breastplates of Israel’s high priests and composed the foundation of the New Jerusalem, the city of the future described in the final book of the Bible.
Helmuth brought his display cases and books to the Gem & Mineral Show, held at the Decatur-Macon County Fairground.
The show, in its 59th year, included dealers selling handcrafted jewelry, fossils, geodes and all kinds of rocks.
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