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Treasures of the Earth Definitely a Unique Trade

Treasures of the Earth located in Hollsopple, Somerset County, have traveled for many years to exhibit their unique products such as fossils, minerals, petrified wood, replicas and artifacts at the Tokyo Mineral Show in Tokyo, Japan. The company ships containers of products to the show and invests quite a bit of money into their exhibition space however; it is worth it in the end!

Owners, Michael and Barbara Sincak are very pleased with the foot traffic and sales from this years show.  The company has a huge following from the Asian community and the Japan Tokyo Mineral Show provides nice sales for products that range from 50 cents to thousands of dollars. The company in addition exhibits at the Tucson Mineral Show held in early February which draws a large crowd of international buyers. Buyers range from individual collectors, museums, schools and aquariums.

Treasures of the Earth utilized the GAP grant to assist in the cost to participate at the Tokyo show and utilize the State of PA export services to assist in locating international museums, aquariums and interested buyers. Learn more about Treasures of the Earth at: