Come to
Sheffield Mine
Leave your cares behind,
Play in the dirt
& Discover that .....

Gem Mining
truly is a
WORLD of FUN
for
EVERYONE!!!

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We hope you'll come to love our atmosphere and our kind, fun loving staff who is there to help make your whole experience one to remember and share with your family & friends!

    

We OPEN on April 1st!!!

 

We request: 

Please be considerate of others and don't come if you are feeling sick!

 

We want Everyone to stay

SAFE & HEALTHY!!!

We Love You All!!!

   

Are you ready to Get Dirty, 

Find Rubies & Sapphires

have some 

FUN

&

make wonderful 
Memories!!

 

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So, what is all the Squeakin' and Honkin' about???


Squeakers are Rubies or Sapphires
that are 15 to 30cts.  

Honkers are Rubies or Sapphires 
that are 30 cts or larger

Super Honkers are Rubies or Sapphires
that are 100 cts or larger!

- Keep in mind that most Diamond Rings
are only 1/4 carat to 3/4 of a carat. 

* Because Native Mining takes at least 2 hours,We accept our Last Customer usually around 3pm BECAUSE - it REALLY takes about 1 hour for each Native Bucket & you get 2 Starter Buckets with each Admission!!!  NOT at all HARD, just time consuming!!!! This is the Real Deal    -    a Genuine NATIVE Ruby & Sapphire Mine !!!

Starting May 22nd, 2020, we'll be here everyday rain or shine ready to help you out. So just come on down and enjoy yourself in the Great Smoky Mountains and maybe you too will bring home a valuable piece of North Carolina in the form of a Squeaker or a Honker of a Ruby or Sapphire!  Did you know that a Squeaker of 15 Carats up to 29 carats is Great, and a Honker of 30 Carats up to 99 carats is Awesome, and a Super Honker of 100 carats or MORE is Stupendous, but even a Ruby or Sapphire that weighs at least 4 Carats is often decent enough for cutting and setting into a Ring or if you find two, then into a pair of Earrings?  

 

We have relationships with several Lapidaries in town that would love to craft your finds into one of kind jewelry!

Just ask us and we'll recommend one to you!

 

We know that you'll find a lot of Leaverites (Leave 'er right there my friend) and of course Baseball Rocks (Pitch 'em Out) but we sincerely hope that you'll also find some Rubies!  We'll show you just what to look for and how to harvest them.

Good Luck Friends!!!

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So far this year we've had 101 Honkers, with almost 2 weeks left we're excited to see how the season will end!!!