Did you know – Franklin is known as the “Gem Capitol of the World”? Gem Mining season is rapidly approaching and our website has links to local area member gem mines with information, directions and a some things to look for when do head out to see what precious gems you might find. With the Mining History In Macon County/Franklin, What To Bring To The Mines, How To Mine, and What To Look For At The Mines, just follow the link below to our Guide to Gem Mining in the Franklin, North Carolina Area and transform yourself into a “Rock Hound”!

Gem Mining in Franklin, NC