Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show News

2022 Tucson Showcase Update - Show closings and new shows premiering
2022 Tucson Showcase Update - Show closings and new shows premiering
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press Owner & Publisher - 1/18/2022
With just eleven days remaining until the official opening of the 2022 Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase, here's an update of show closings and new shows that are premiering in Tucson in 2022. A few shows have cancelled their 2022 Tucson dates — Best Bead Show, Grant Gem & Jewelry Show, and Whol...
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2022 Tucson EZ-Guide is now posted online!
2022 Tucson EZ-Guide is now posted online!
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press Publisher - 1/17/2022
The 172-page 2022 Tucson EZ-Guide was posted online today and can be viewed here. The printed hard-copy guide will arrive in Tucson on January 21, where they'll start being distributed at Tucson International Airport, local hotels and restaurants, and at each of the 40+ shows a few days before they ...
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QIA PowWow Gem & Mineral Show 2022
QIA PowWow Gem & Mineral Show 2022
R.Ford - 1/17/2022
#GemAd Member QIA Quartzsite Improvement Association's QIA PowWow Gem & Mineral Show January 19-23, 2022 Daily 9-5 pm Now in its 54th year, PowWow is the oldest gem and mineral show in Arizona, featuring over 520 booth spaces. Vendors bring gems and mineral specimens from all over the world, which...
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Afghan Gems in Tucson 22nd st show
Afghan Gems in Tucson 22nd st show
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
1/17/2022
Dear valued customer,  Afghan Gems appreciates all your continual support throughout the year. We wish you and your families health, love, prosperity, and happiness for the New Year 2022. Afghan Gems offers natural, untreated gems, minerals, and products created from authentic gemstones, all handma...
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Grant Gem & Jewelry Show cancelled
Grant Gem & Jewelry Show cancelled
Grant Gem & Jewelry Show - CANCELLED FOR 2022
R. Ford - 1/16/2022
#GemAd Member TUCSON 2022 The Grant Gem & Jewelry Show — one of the 40+ shows of the annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Showcase — has had to cancel their 2022 show at the GLH Hotel on Grant Road in Tucson. Nearly all of the 2022 Tucson shows are still opening for the Tucson Showcase, which runs from Janu...
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Minerama US LLC at The 1820 Oracle Wholesale Show
Minerama US LLC at The 1820 Oracle Wholesale Show
1820 Oracle Wholesale Show
R. Ford - 1/15/2022
#GemAd Members TUCSON 2022 Minerama Minerama at The 1820 Oracle Wholesale Show Tucson, Arizona January 26 - February 13, 2022 Opening day 10-6, all other days 9-6 1820 Oracle is the name of a wholesale mineral show in Tucson, AZ. The show is open from late January to mid-February every year. The 1...
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A few facts about Jade
A few facts about Jade
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
1/15/2022
Jade is a name shared by two distinctly different minerals — nephrite, a calcium magnesium silicate, and jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate. Nephrite has a hardness of 6, and jadeite has a hardness of 6.5 to 7. Both have monoclinic crystal systems and are exceptionally tough stones, a trait caused ...
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Arizona Independent Warehouse Show Tucson 2022
Arizona Independent Warehouse Show Tucson 2022
Arizona Independent Warehouse Show
R. Ford - 1/15/2022
#GemAd Members TUCSON 2022 Arizona Independent Warehouse Show Tucson, Arizona January 23 - February 13, 2022 Daily 9-5:30 The show takes place in a large independent warehouse and features easy shopping, parking, and loading. The group is a rock and mineral wholesale center from Lakewood Colorado,...
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Follow Xpo Press on Social Media
Follow Xpo Press on Social Media
Rachel Ford, Director of Xpo Press Social Media - 1/15/2022
Are you following Xpo Press yet on social media? You can find us @gemshowinsider on both Facebook and Instagram. Stay up-to-date on the latest 2022 Tucson Showcase news as well as news and happenings about gem shows around the U.S. and Canada. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GemShowInsider Instag...
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2022 Tucson Guide to Fossil Dealers and Events
2022 Tucson Guide to Fossil Dealers and Events
George F. Winters, AAPS Administrative Director - 1/15/2022
The AAPS* annual guide will be available at the Tucson International Airport baggage claim area at the "Welcome to Tucson Table and kiosks" in the main terminal by Tuesday, January 25. They will be available at the following show locations: Mineral & Fossil Market Place, Mineral & Fossil Co-op, Foss...
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Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
Ahmad Zadran - 1/14/2022
Lapis lazuli is a sodium aluminum silicate with sulfur chlorine and hydroxyl, and variable inclusions of pyrite and white calcite. Its hardness is 5 to 6 and its crystal system is isometric and mostly aggregate. Specific gravity pure 2.38 to 3.00. Refractive index 1.50 to 1.55. Wear ability is grade...
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Yakima Rock & Mineral Club announces April 2022 Show
Yakima Rock & Mineral Club announces April 2022 Show
Yakima Rock & Mineral Club Annual Gem & Mineral Show
Marti Sondgeroth - 1/13/2022
Plans are in the works for Yakima Rock & Mineral Club's 2022 rock show — the 59th Annual Parade of Gems — April 22-24. The theme this year is "A Blast From the Past: 40+ Years After Mount St. Helens Blew” as we remember, celebrate, and reflect on this spectacular phenomena that occurred in our regio...
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Granada Gallery Mineral Showrooms Tucson 2022
Granada Gallery Mineral Showrooms Tucson 2022
Granada Gallery • Granada Mineral Showrooms
R. Ford - 1/13/2022
#GemAd Member Tucson 2022 Granada Gallery Granada Mineral Showrooms January 22 - February 13, 2022 Daily 10 am -6 pm Their concept is to blend geological relevance with contemporary design objects, and modern art with the breathtaking memory of evolution. A passion for science and the drive to pro...
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Baker Custom Jewelry at JG&M Expo Simpson Street in Tucson 2022
Baker Custom Jewelry at JG&M Expo Simpson Street in Tucson 2022
JG&M Expo at Simpson Street
R. Ford - 1/12/2022
#GemAd Members TUCSON 2022 JG&M Expo & Custom Jewelry Designs by Dan & Linda Baker January 28 - February 12, 2022 Daily 10-6, final day 10-4 Located just one block south of Tucson’s downtown area, JG&M Expo Simpson Street is a short walk from the Tucson Convention Center and other Downtown Shows. ...
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Visit Granada Gallery during 2022 Tucson Showcase
Visit Granada Gallery during 2022 Tucson Showcase
Alison Magovern - 1/12/2022
Granada Gallery is reopening for the TUCSON GEM & MINERAL SHOW 2022 from January 22nd to February 13th. The gallery will be showing a variety of new artists, exceptional gemstones and jewelry, together with selected pieces of natural history!   GEORG SCHMERHOLZ • JULIO MARTÍNEZ BARNETCHE • BÉATRICE ...
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The Martin and Michael Günther Collection
The Martin and Michael Günther Collection
By Debbie Boyer, Crystal Classics - 1/12/2022
Crystal Classics is proud to announce the acquisition of the Martin and Michael Günther mineral collection and greatly look forward to it being made available from January 28 to our customers visiting The Tucson Fine Mineral Gallery and our other venues throughout Tucson 2022. Brothers Martin (on le...
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Tyson Wells
Tyson Wells
Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show
1/10/2022
#GemAd Member Tyson Wells Rock & Gem Show Quartzsite, Arizona January 7-16, 2022 Daily 9-5 Home of the largest show of its kind. Takes days to see it all. A Buyer’s and Seller's market of the world. Smooth, fine graveled. Dust controlled packed surface for selling, parking, and camping in the beau...
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Visit Granada Gallery during 2022 Tucson Showcase
Visit Granada Gallery during 2022 Tucson Showcase
Granada Gallery • Granada Mineral Showrooms
Alison Magovern - 1/10/2022
Granada Gallery is reopening for the TUCSON GEM & MINERAL SHOW 2022 from January 22nd to February 13th. The gallery will be showing a variety of new artists, exceptional gemstones and jewelry, together with selected pieces of natural history!   GEORG SCHMERHOLZ • JULIO MARTÍNEZ BARNETCHE • BÉATRICE ...
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Madagascar Minerals® Gem Show Tucson 2022
Madagascar Minerals® Gem Show Tucson 2022
Madagascar Minerals® Gem Show
R. Ford - 1/8/2022
#GemAd Member Norcross Madagascar Madagascar Minerals® Gem Show January 21 - February 14, 2022 201-208 W. Lester Street, Tucson, Arizona Daily 9-6 (after hours by appointment) Mineral products from Madagascar, including Labradorite, Colorless/Rose Quartz, Orbicular/Regular Jaspers, Petrified Wood,...
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G&LW January Lakeland Show
G&LW January Lakeland Show
G&LW Lakeland January
R. Ford - 1/7/2022
#GemAd Member G&LW, Inc. Lakeland January Lakeland, Florida January 7-9, 2022 Every year, gem and jewelry events are held all over the world. G&LW is conveniently located at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Florida. Our goal is to get everyone involved, from mine to market. Come network and connec...
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Xpo Press Turns 20 in February ~ Memories & Shout-Outs
Xpo Press Turns 20 in February ~ Memories & Shout-Outs
Brad Hicks, Owner of Xpo Press & Founder of the EZ-Guides - 1/7/2022
Several weeks after the infamous month of September 2001 my career path took a topsy-turvy turn. Just before Christmas that year, I was fired from my corporate data/telecom job for which I was a sales manager. The next month, I started Xpo Press and incorporated it in Colorado on February 1, 2002. L...
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Tubac — Where Art & History Meet
Tubac — Where Art & History Meet
By Helen Serras-Herman - 1/6/2022
The village of Tubac is located about 40 miles south of Tucson, via an easy and scenic drive along Interstate I-19 south towards Nogales. Tubac was originally an O-odham Native American village. It was established in 1752 as a Royal Spanish presidio, a fortress known as San Ignacio de Tubac to prote...
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G&LW Ashville January Show
G&LW Ashville January Show
G&LW Asheville January
R. Ford - 1/3/2022
#GemAd Member G&LW, Inc. Asheville January Show January 4-5, 2022 Asheville, North Carolina Tuesday 10a.m.-6p.m., Wednesday 10a.m.-3p.m. Make plans to visit G&LW while in Asheville, NC, and find yourself immersed in the latest jewelry trends, and even encounter one-of-a-kind gems and jewels. Visit...
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Prospector's Panorama
Prospector's Panorama
Prospectors' Panorama
R. Ford - 1/2/2022
#GemAd Member Prospectors Panorama Quartzsite, Arizona January 1 - February 28, 2022 (STARTS TODAY!) Daily 9-5 Prospectors Panorama is our annual show that is worth going out of your way for. It is our longest-lasting annual show, running from early January until mid-February. We also have four an...
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Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show
Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show
Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem & Mineral Show
R. Ford - 1/2/2022
#GemAd Member Desert Gardens Gem and Mineral Show Quartzsite, Arizona January 1 - February 28, 2022 (starts today!) Open Daily 9-5 pm The fifth-largest and longest-running rock, gem, and mineral show in the world and the largest in Quartzsite! Since 1999 Desert Gardens in Quartzsite has been home ...
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SilviaFindings, Canada
SilviaFindings, Canada
SilviaFindings, Canada
12/4/2021
#GemAd Member SilviaFindings, Canada SilviaFindings has been a manufacturer of sterling silver findings since 2004. We are now one of the largest suppliers of settings and bails on the market. We offer affordable custom-made services without minimum quantity requirements if you can’t find a suitab...
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Sarah Designs Jewelry
Sarah Designs Jewelry
Sarah Designs Jewelry
12/4/2021
#GemAdMember SARAH Designs Jewelry Distinctively Crafted North American Jewelry Established in 1999, Sarah Designs Jewelry® is recognized for its uniquely modern and sophisticated jewelry in startling vibrant colors and a wide array of exquisite gemstones. All the pieces in this collection are...
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The NEWEST Shows in Tucson by RMGM Promotions
The NEWEST Shows in Tucson by RMGM Promotions
RMGM Mineral & Fossil Show - La Quinta Inn Reid Park
R. Ford - 11/29/2021
With the loss of the longstanding, iconic Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show last year — the largest and most important of the mineral- and fossil-centric shows in the Tucson Showcase — a significant void was was left for dozens of mineral and fossil dealers. Sandra Gonzales of RMGM Promotions has steppe...
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The NEWEST Shows in Tucson by RMGM Promotions
The NEWEST Shows in Tucson by RMGM Promotions
RMGM Mineral & Fossil Show - Oracle Road
R. Ford - 11/29/2021
With the loss of the longstanding, iconic Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show last year — the largest and most important of the mineral- and fossil-centric shows in the Tucson Showcase — a significant void was was left for dozens of mineral and fossil dealers. Sandra Gonzales of RMGM Promotions has steppe...
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Example of an affordable custom-made ring design that is very unique!
Example of an affordable custom-made ring design that is very unique!
SilviaFindings, Canada
11/24/2021
We do a lot of custom work at SilviaFindings. I mean, A LOT. All of it is gorgeous and impeccably made to exacting specifications. To put it bluntly though, not all of it is very artistically exciting (there are only so many solitaire rings you can look at before you say: "Ya OK, I've seen that a on...
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New expansive parking available behind Motel 6 in Tucson
New expansive parking available behind Motel 6 in Tucson
GIGM - Motel 6 Gem & Mineral Show
11/24/2021
GIGM Shows recently obtained more property for parking behind the Motel 6 Gem & Mineral Show at 1010 S. Freeway in Tucson. The new parking lot will accommodate over 800 show attendees during the 2022 Tucson Showcase.
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AAPS, Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences 2022 Meeting, Dinner and Auction
AAPS, Association of Applied Paleontological Sciences 2022 Meeting, Dinner and Auction
AAPS - Association of Applied Paleological Sciences
11/20/2021
Our 2022 Meeting, Dinner and Auction are scheduled at the University of Arizona Student Union, North Ballroom during the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Shows. The meeting will be held on Saturday February 5th, 2022 at 7:00 PM, doors to the ballroom open at 6:30 PM. The general public is invited to ...
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"Tucson Show Guide" no longer publishing
"Tucson Show Guide" no longer publishing
11/19/2021
This press release was sent this week to former advertisers of the Tucson Show Guide, a publication of Interweave, a subsidiary of Golden Peak Media. It was written by Diane Kocal, advertising sales manager for Golden Peak Media. Thank you for your support over the years and your inquiries about thi...
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The 2022 Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase
The 2022 Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
11/17/2021
The Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase is coming up fast — Jan. 28 - Feb. 13 — and Xpo Press can't wait to launch the 2022 Tucson EZ-Guide, which is in production right now! The ever-popular Tucson EZ-Guide is a full-color guide distributed at local hotels and restaurants in Tucson, on the gem ...
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Bead Mercantile York Fall Show
Bead Mercantile York Fall Show
Bead Mercantile York - Fall
R Ford - 11/16/2021
#GemAd Member Best Bead Show's Bead Mercantile York Fall Show York, Pennsylvania November 20-21, 2021 Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm The Bead Mercantile York - Fall starts on 11/20/2021. The Show ends on 11/21/2021. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Children under 16 FREE! Under 12 must remain with adult. PLEASE H...
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Lake Havasu Gem and Mineral Roundup
Lake Havasu Gem and Mineral Roundup
Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Roundup
Rachel Ford - 11/13/2021
#GemAd Member Havasu Rocks, Rockshop & Lapidary Workshop's Lake Havasu Gem and Mineral Roundup Lake Havasu City, Arizona November 13-14, 2021 (STARTS TOMORROW!) Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM, Sunday 9 AM - 4 PM Every year during the second weekend in November, the Society hosts its annual Gem & Mineral Rou...
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Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Society Show
Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Society Show
Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Roundup
Helen Serras-Herman - 11/12/2021
Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Roundup November 13 and 14, 2021 Saturday 9:00  am to 5:00pm, Sunday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm The Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Society (LHGMS) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to educating their members and the community about gems, minerals and fossils. It is part of the ...
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Tucson’s new, world-class Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum
Tucson’s new, world-class Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum
Helen Serras-Herman - 11/11/2021
The much-anticipated opening of the newest museum in Tucson, the University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum (ANGMM) happened this past summer, first with limited ticketed guided tours. The museum then opened to the public in August 2021. A Grand Opening event will probably happen du...
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Follow Xpo Press on Facebook and Instagram
Follow Xpo Press on Facebook and Instagram
Rachel Ford, Xpo Press Director of Social Media - 11/10/2021
Are you following Xpo Press yet on social media? You can find us @gemshowinsider on both Facebook and Instagram. Stay up-to-date on the latest 2022 Tucson Showcase news as well as news and happenings about gem shows around the U.S. and Canada. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/GemShowInsider Instag...
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Canada Gem Shows Winnipeg Rock N' Gem Show
Canada Gem Shows Winnipeg Rock N' Gem Show
Winnipeg Rock N' Gem Show
Rachel Ford - 11/9/2021
#GemAd Member Canada Gem Shows Winnipeg Rock N' Gem Show November 11-14, 2021 Winnipeg, Manitoba Thursday: 1pm-9pm , Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm Sunday: 11am-6pm The 2021 Winnipeg Rock N’ Gem Show is running November 11 – November 14, 2021 at Red River Ex. Canada Gem Shows and Silver Cove are prou...
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New York Gems, Jewelry & Mineral Show
New York Gems, Jewelry & Mineral Show
New York Gems, Jewlery & Mineral Show
Rachel Ford - 11/9/2021
#GemAd Member Bary Gems Inc New York Gems, Jewelry & Mineral Show November 13-14, 2021 New York, New York 10-6 daily, final day 11-5 The New York Gems, Jewelry & Mineral Show starts on 11/13/2021. The Show ends on 11/14/2021. Free hourly door prize, Free lectures each day by The New York Mineralog...
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Fall West Coast Gem & Mineral Show
Fall West Coast Gem & Mineral Show
West Coast Gem & Mineral Show - Fall
Rachel Ford - 11/8/2021
#GemAd Member West Coast Gem & Mineral Show - Fall November 12-14, 2021 Costa Mesa, California Daily 10-6, final day 10-5 The West Coast Gem & Mineral Show features 80 selected dealers from California and across the US. The show is sponsored by LLD Productions, Inc. Vendors are retail and wholesal...
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Houston Gem & Mineral Society's 68th Annual Show
Houston Gem & Mineral Society's 68th Annual Show
Houston Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show
Rachel Ford - 11/8/2021
#GemAd Member Houston Gem and Mineral Society - HGMS 68th Annual Gem & Mineral Show November 12-14, 2021 Humble, Texas Friday & Saturday - 9 AM to 6 PM, Sunday - 10 AM to 5 PM The Houston Gem & Mineral Society presents the 68th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show at the Humble Civic Center ...
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Purity, Inc. - Purity Beads
Purity, Inc. - Purity Beads
Purity, Inc.
Rachel Ford - 11/7/2021
#GemAd Member Purity Inc - Purity Beads Sterling Silver Bezels, Clasps, Findings, Chains, Beads. Gold Filled Beads, Findings, Chains. Gold Finish and Silver Plated Brass and Copper Beads, Findings, Chains, Nuggets, Spacers, and Components. Semi-Precious Gems Stone Beads For more information about...
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Regina Rock N' Gem Show
Regina Rock N' Gem Show
Regina Rock N' Gem Show
Rachel Ford - 11/6/2021
#GemAd Member Silver Cove: HQ Regina Rock N' Gem Show Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada November 4-7, 2021 (ENDING TOMORROW) Thursday to Saturday - 10am to 8pm, Sunday - 10am to 5pm This pandemic has not stopped us from doing what we love and now we get to share that passion with you at our upcoming Ro...
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Rincon Trading Co., LLC
Rincon Trading Co., LLC
Rincon Trading Co., LLC
Rachel Ford - 11/5/2021
#GemAd Member Rincon Trading Tucson, AZ Rincon Trading (originally Rincon Mineral Company) was founded in 1983 in Tucson, Arizona. Our company’s main goal is to provide our customers with unique stones from around the world including the USA. Whether you need stones in a specific shape for your st...
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Silver Cove Regina Rock N' Gem Show
Silver Cove Regina Rock N' Gem Show
Regina Rock N' Gem Show
Rachel Ford - 11/3/2021
#GemAd Member Silver Cove: HQ Regina Rock N' Gem Show Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada November 4-7, 2021 (STARTS TOMORROW) Thursday to Saturday - 10am to 8pm, Sunday - 10am to 5pm This pandemic has not stopped us from doing what we love and now we get to share that passion with you at our upcoming Ro...
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G&LW Asheville, NC, Show
G&LW Asheville, NC, Show
G&LW Asheville November
11/2/2021
#GemAd Member G&LW, Inc. Asheville November (LAST DAY TOMORROW!) Asheville, North Carolina November 2-3, 2021 November 2nd 10a.m.-6p.m., November 3rd 10a.m.-3p.m. Make plans to visit G&LW while in Asheville, NC, and find yourself immersed in the latest jewelry trends and even encounter one-of-a-kin...
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Why 3D scanning of your gemstone is so critical
Why 3D scanning of your gemstone is so critical
SilviaFindings, Canada
10/25/2021
An important custom-made jewellery step is 3D scanning of your gemstone in order to get accurate measurements and shape of the gemstone. Our 3D Scanning Service can help ensure that the setting will fit the stone every time! Here's a short video to show how this works: Custom-Made Jewellery: 3D Scan...
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How to set your gemstone into a semi-mount
How to set your gemstone into a semi-mount
SilviaFindings, Canada
10/24/2021
Our Stone Setting Service is available from the click of a button and within two business days of ordering. We set your stones for you no matter the shape! Learn more.... Also checkout these related videos and article: Video: DIY Jewellery Stone Setting Basics Article: SilviaFindings: Stone settin...
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SilviaFindings' stone setting procedure
SilviaFindings' stone setting procedure
SilviaFindings, Canada
10/24/2021
The following short video shows you some of the steps we take in setting stones. Video: DIY - Stone Setting Procedure
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Wish to have your precious metals tested for your peace of mind?
Wish to have your precious metals tested for your peace of mind?
SilviaFindings, Canada
10/24/2021
With the purchase of our semi-mounts for your gemstones or pearls you can ask for a hardcopy analysis report that identifies the accuracy and quality of your precious metals. Watch our short video on how this works: Custom-Made Jewellery: Precious Metal Testing
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Affordable Custom-Made Jewellery Service - No Minimum Quantity Required
Affordable Custom-Made Jewellery Service - No Minimum Quantity Required
SilviaFindings, Canada
10/24/2021
If you can't find a suitable semi-mount for your gemstone or pearl, check out our amazing custom-made service! SilviaFindings offers very affordable custom-made jewellery service with no minimum quantity required. Yes we will beat any price! The following short video explains our custom-made jewel...
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Who is SilviaFindings?
Who is SilviaFindings?
SilviaFindings, Canada
10/24/2021
Watch a short video about SilviaFindings. Video: Custom-Made Jewellery: About Us
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Sterling Silver from Taxco, Mexico
Sterling Silver from Taxco, Mexico
Corazon - Sterling Silver From Taxco
By Kathy Geiger, Corazón Sterling - 10/8/2021
The story of Taxco, Mexico, can be told three parts, each one revolving around a central figure arriving in Mexico at two hundreds year intervals: Hernan Cortes (arriving in 1521), Don Jose de la Borda (arriving in 1761), and William Spratling (arriving in 1920).  Each of their stories sets the stag...
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Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Helen Serras-Herman - 8/26/2021
The city of Lubbock lies in the windswept plains of West Texas. Thousands of cows and sheep roam freely beneath the incessantly running oil rigs and windmills that dot thousands of acres of flat farmland. It is a region known historically and geographically as Llano Estacado (Staked Plains) that enc...
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Xpo Press is alive and well
Xpo Press is alive and well
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press Owner - 8/25/2021
The rumor of our demise has been widely exaggerated. Xpo Press is fully alive and well after several months of having to “close shop” due to the Covid shutdown of gem and mineral shows and, consequently, the stoppage of income to us from advertisers after it was announced that the Tucson Showcase wa...
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New Mineral Show Opening in Denver!
New Mineral Show Opening in Denver!
MinCollect Show
Artem Kovalev, Coordinator of the MinCollect Show - 8/20/2021
We have a big announcement! This is the first year of the MinCollect Show, a developing mineral show exhibit during the Denver mineral showcase. Opening Friday September 10th, we will be selling a wide range of affordable mineral specimens to the public. Although we have a smaller number of dealers ...
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COVID and the Tucson Show
COVID and the Tucson Show
Miles of Alaska
Miles Martin, Miles of Alaska - 8/17/2021
“Is the Tucson Showcase a 'go' for this upcoming season in 2022?” As one of the Ice Age fossil dealers at the Days Inn Fossil & Mineral Alley show, I am getting asked this question often by my customers and fellow venders.  “Absolutely!” I add. “I attended the 2021 show, even though it was way late ...
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Be Safe in Quartzsite in 2022
Be Safe in Quartzsite in 2022
Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem & Mineral Show
Dennis E. Kuehl, Show Manager, Desert Gardens Gem & Mineral Show - 8/9/2021
Quartzsite, Ariz. I am sure many have read articles about the spreading and results of those who experience COVID 19. I ask all vendors and visitors to help me help others stay safe during the 2022 Show. The wearing of face masks are encouraged, and social distancing as well.  The 2021 showcase in Q...
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What's Ahead for the Just Minerals Events in Denver and Tucson
What's Ahead for the Just Minerals Events in Denver and Tucson
Just Minerals & Crystals Event
Leonard Himes, Co-Coordinator of Just Minerals Events - 7/27/2021
The uncertainty of 2020 spread to 2021. A serious victim of the pandemic is the The Denver Mart (formerly the Denver Merchandise Mart). This site of the annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show served other events as well as permanent stalls for wholesalers to various trades. The events were canceled and th...
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Unique Minerals: You need to know these guys
Unique Minerals: You need to know these guys
Unique Minerals
7/27/2021
MINERALS OF DISTINCTION. The guys at Unique Minerals strive to have the finest selection of minerals available at the most competitive price possible. They travel the world to seek out only the best and stand behind their inventory. They'd love to help you find that perfect specimen for your collect...
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Genuine Antique Roman Glass Beads
Genuine Antique Roman Glass Beads
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
Ahmad Zadran, Afghan Gems - 7/24/2021
These beautiful ancient Roman glass beads were found in Northeast Afghanistan, the area was once known as the Bactrian Kingdom (Bakhtar). The Silk Road ran through this area, and it was a major trading center for more than 600 years, so these are called Roman beads. These Afghani authentic ancient R...
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Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Lubbock Gem & Mineral Show
Helen Serras-Herman - 7/17/2021
The city of Lubbock lies in the windswept plains of West Texas. Thousands of cows and sheep roam freely beneath the incessantly running oil rigs and windmills that dot thousands of acres of flat farmland. It is a region known historically and geographically as Llano Estacado (Staked Plains) that enc...
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Buena Vista Contin-Tail Show, August 12-15, Largest Outdoor Mineral and Fossil Show in Colorado
Buena Vista Contin-Tail Show, August 12-15, Largest Outdoor Mineral and Fossil Show in Colorado
Buena Vista Contin-Tail Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show
7/16/2021
The Buena Vista Contin-Tail Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show has been running annually for over 30 years! Each year over 100 gem, mineral, fossil, and rock dealers gather together near the Continental Divide in Buena Vista, Colorado, to share their wares with the public.  The show always has free parking...
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Need an Appraisal or Consultation About the Value of Your Mineral Collection?
Need an Appraisal or Consultation About the Value of Your Mineral Collection?
Persson Rare Minerals
Phil Persson - 7/16/2021
Persson Rare Minerals is excited to be “hitting the road,” which we started in the spring of 2021. Semi-annual road trips will cover the West Coast, the Midwest and southern, and East Coast of the United States. Typically these are 3-week trips that involve visiting collectors and museums and showin...
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At the Tucson Shows I Realized the Opportunity Awaiting Me
At the Tucson Shows I Realized the Opportunity Awaiting Me
Crystal Allies Inc
Kai Xie, Founder/Owner Crystal Allies® - 7/16/2021
In my early days of collecting stones, I found myself eagerly researching bookstores and the internet to learn all that I could. I browsed every retail store far and wide, looking for the next unique specimen to add to my collection. But just as my own interest was hooked, so was my wallet. High-qua...
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"The Denver Show" at National Western Complex — Twice as Big in 2021
"The Denver Show" at National Western Complex — Twice as Big in 2021
The Denver Show
7/13/2021
The Denver Show at the National Western Complex will be held on September 10-19, 2021. Last year, in September 2020, half of The Denver Show's dealers cancelled due to COVID-19, but they are returning for this year’s show, and many of those who did come in 2020 are enlarging their booths this year. ...
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Two New September Shows in Downtown Denver — HardRock Summit
Two New September Shows in Downtown Denver — HardRock Summit
HardRock Summit - Sparkle & Joy
7/13/2021
HARDROCK SUMMIT – A COMMON AIM Two new September shows, called HardRock Summit 2021, are being brought to Denver, Colorado, by a team of specialists, led and driven by its two founders, Christoph Keilmann from Munich, Germany, and Wolter Mehring from Los Angeles. Keilmann is manager and organizer o...
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Here’s Helen! You’ve read her writing in Xpo Press's "EZ-Guides," now meet the world-renowned gem artist
Here’s Helen! You’ve read her writing in Xpo Press's "EZ-Guides," now meet the world-renowned gem artist
Gem Art Center / Helen Serras-Herman
Brad Hicks - 7/12/2021
I honestly cannot recall when I first met Helen Serras-Herman. It seems like she’s been writing for Xpo Press from the beginning, which would be 18 years ago, but, as it turns out, the first article that she wrote for us (about the rare pink mineral, Astorite) was published in the Denver EZ-Guide in...
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Wanted Rock Hounds: Creede Rock & Mineral Show First Weekend in August
Wanted Rock Hounds: Creede Rock & Mineral Show First Weekend in August
Creede Rock & Mineral Show
Creede & Mineral County Visitor Center & Chamber of Commerce - 7/10/2021
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 6-8, 202110 am-5 pm • Underground Mining MuseumThe public is invited to attend  •  FREE ADMISSION Over forty exhibitors will be showing and selling a fascinating array of gems, geodes, fossils, silver ore, turquoise nuggets, Australian opals, beads, jewelry, and ...
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Fall 2022 Show Updates
Fall 2022 Show Updates
George F. Winters, AAPS Administrative Directory - 7/8/2021
I invited a few show promoters operating shows this fall to share information about their upcoming shows. It's not too late to find a selling space if you're interested. Laura Delano, "West Coast Gem & Mineral Show" The West Coast Gem & Mineral Show is loaded with opportunities to acquire merchandi...
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The Big Gem Show at Hotel Tucson City Center closed
The Big Gem Show at Hotel Tucson City Center closed
George F. Andrews, AAPS Administrative Director - 7/8/2021
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I received word from the owner of the Hotel Tucson City Center that The 2022 Big Gem Show at that hotel has been canceled. With the additional cancellation earlier of the Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show at the El Conquistador Hilton, that leaves approximately 2...
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Auction to benefit The Mineralogical Record
Auction to benefit The Mineralogical Record
Mineralogical Record - 6/25/2021
Take part in helping Mineralogical Record Magazine by donating a fine mineral specimen to be auctioned. Donations can be hand-delivered to Rob Lavinsky at the Denver Showcase in September, or mailed to him by September 15 for photography and processing. (Contact Rob at info@irocks.com for shipping i...
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Upcoming Events for Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Upcoming Events for Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Fallbrook Fall Festival of Gems & Minerals
6/19/2021
Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society has two one-day events opening in June and October. Both events will be following all CDC and government guidelines. June 27th - Rough 'N Cut Everyone is welcome to FGMS's annual Rough 'N Cut. Visit their world-renowned gem and mineral museum at 123 W. Alvarado Stree...
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The 2021 NJ Show is rescheduled for August
The 2021 NJ Show is rescheduled for August
NJ Show
6/19/2021
Normally held in April each year, the NJ Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show has been rescheduled due to Covid restrictions. The new dates are August 18 – 22, 2021. Click Here For Tickets This huge show features common, intermediate, investment-grade mineral specimens, fossils, meteorites, gemstones...
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Smithsonian Natural History Museum to reopen June 18
Smithsonian Natural History Museum to reopen June 18
M.R.News, courtesy of MineralogicalRecord.com - 5/31/2021
After closing all of its sites in March 2020 because of the Covid pandemic, the Smithsonian Institution will welcome visitors to the popular National Museum of Natural History on June 18. Like the other Smithsonian facilities, it will open initially at about 25 percent capacity, with reduced hours a...
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Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Lubbock, Texas: 2021 Gem Show & Museums
Lubbock Gem & Mineral Show
Helen Serras-Herman - 5/30/2021
The city of Lubbock lies in the windswept plains of West Texas. Thousands of cows and sheep roam freely beneath the incessantly running oil rigs and windmills that dot thousands of acres of flat farmland. It is a region known historically and geographically as Llano Estacado (Staked Plains) that enc...
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NEW GEOFOSSILES LLC TUCSON SHOW APRIL 2021
NEW GEOFOSSILES LLC TUCSON SHOW APRIL 2021
Geofossiles LLC
Geofossiles LLC - 1/4/2021
pre-openning 1 to 7 april April 8 to April 25, 2021 fossil & mineral show 22nd street Tucson, AZ, United States Information: www.22ndstreetshow.com Geofossiles LLC will be present New 2021 big tent pre-openning start 1 April Large outdoor Tent 1B welcome all !!! Https:www.geofossiles.com
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SARAH DESIGNS JEWELRY
SARAH DESIGNS JEWELRY
Sarah Designs Jewelry
4/24/2020
 COVID-19 update Check our updates at www.sarahdesignsjewelry.com SHIP From USA Daily • Rings• Earrings• Bracelets / Bangles• Cufflinks• Belt Buckles• Necklaces• Jewelry SetsUSPS First-Class Mail®Full tracking included2-4 business daysReceive Complimentary Gift Wrapping.$2.49 Express USPS s...
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MAY 2020 GEM SHOW
Highlands Road Gem Show - May
4/3/2020
DUE TO CURRENT SITUATION ACROSS OUR COUNTRY WE HAVE DECIDED TO CANCEL OUR SHOW FOR MAY 2020.  WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN JULY FOR OUR SUMMER SHOW. STAY SAFE!!! THANK YOU!!!
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1st annual "The Big Gem Show" in Tucson
1st annual "The Big Gem Show" in Tucson
Big Gem Show, The
3/27/2020
The team at City Center Expositions continues to work diligently toward our 1st annual "The Big Gem Show" in 2021. The global outbreak of COVID-19, continues to evolve and disrupt many aspects of our daily lives.  This is a difficult and uncertain time, and our first concern is for you and your fami...
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NEW Date: NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry SHOW
NEW Date: NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry SHOW
Sarah Designs Jewelry
3/26/2020
SARAH DESIGNS JEWELRY BOOTH# 939,1038  See you guys on the NEW Show Date www.sarahdesignsjewelry.com show has been postponed three months to July 22 – 26 NJ Expo Center, Edison, NJ Show Dates & Hours July 22 – 26     Wed, July 22: Noon – 8pm Thu,  July 23: Noon – 8pm Fri,    July 24: Noon...
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An old and vast collection from Greg Anderson
An old and vast collection from Greg Anderson
Mineralman
2/8/2020
The mineral collection of Greg Anderson is now available in my booth 1701-1703 at the Tucson Gem and Mineral show.
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Shipping with FTM: Tucson
Shipping with FTM: Tucson
From the Mines LLC
Fred L. - 1/27/2020
Tucson, Arizona — The wait is over! From the Mines: Tucson Gem Show has finally arrived for their grand opening at 750 E. Ohio St. in Tucson! From the Mines is fully stocked with over 26 types of minerals and their variations.   Some of the popular items include Celestite clusters, Petrified Wood sl...
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Indigo Turtle Art - Booth 221 at To Bead True Blue
Indigo Turtle Art - Booth 221 at To Bead True Blue
Indigo Turtle Art
Carole Isenhart - 1/25/2020
James has been super busy in the studio this year and his creative juices have been working overtime. Three new color-ways have been added since we were here in 2019 along with new pictorial designs, bracelet bars and multi-hole pendant & earring components which will inspire your creativity. As al...
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Intro to Porcelain Jewelry Components Classes Now Available
Intro to Porcelain Jewelry Components Classes Now Available
Indigo Turtle Art
Carole Isenhart - 1/25/2020
Instructor - James Johnson, Indigo Turtle Art ~ Hosted by To Bead True Blue February 3, 10:00am - 4:00pm Casino Del Sol Conference Center, 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757 Limited seats available, sign up now to reserve your spot!  Skill Level: All No clay working experience necessary, this ...
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Show Goes on!
Show Goes on!
Miners Co-op Rock Show
1/13/2020
2020 is not only perfect in hindsight but it's a perfect year at the Miners Co-Op rock show at the Mike Jacobs Sports Complex in Marana. Our show has been going on for 7 years now with this being our fourth in a paved lot.  For those of you that have visited the show before and travelled the ADOT ma...
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FTM: Tucson Gem Show
FTM: Tucson Gem Show
From the Mines LLC
1/9/2020
Ridgefield, New Jersey —From the Mines, a wholesale distributer and manufacturer of crystals, gems, and minerals, is gearing up for their first ever FTM Tucson Gem Show in Tucson, Arizona.  What makes this gem show stand out among the rest? FTM is known for their one-on-one appointments and making ...
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Take a day-trip to Laughlin during the Quartzsite shows to tour historic mines, museums and petroglyphs
Take a day-trip to Laughlin during the Quartzsite shows to tour historic mines, museums and petroglyphs
By Helen Serras-Herman - 1/9/2020
The town of Laughlin is located in the southeastern-most part of Nevada, right across from Bullhead City, Ariz., on the Colorado River. The region is known as the Tri-State Area, as three states – Arizona, Nevada, and California — meet. A scenic two-hour drive from Quartzsite, north through Parker a...
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New Geofossiles LLC on tucson 2021
New Geofossiles LLC on tucson 2021
Geofossiles LLC
Geofossiles - 1/5/2020
pre-openning january 21 to january 27 January 28 to February 14, 2020 fossil & mineral show 22nd street Tucson, AZ, United States Information: www.22ndstreetshow.com Geofossiles LLC will be present New 2021 big tent pre-openning start january 21 Large outdoor Tent 1B welcome all !!! Fossil museum c...
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Fossil Hunting with Miles of Alaska
Fossil Hunting with Miles of Alaska
Miles of Alaska
Miles Martin - 12/31/2019
The two 60,000-year-old Pleistocene mammoth tusks look like they might be a matched set. Looking up the frozen cliff, it’s hard to tell from here. I can see that they’ve mineralized a vivid blue, a very sought-after color for carvers. I doubt the skull is frozen back in the ice lens because of the ...
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Clover Exhibition Inc. new line of showcases at Tucson Store Fixtures.
Clover Exhibition Inc.
11/28/2019
Tucson Store Fixtures has recently started carrying the Clover Exhibition line of innovative showcases.  Stop by and view their selection.
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From the Mines Tucson Gem Show
From the Mines Tucson Gem Show
From the Mines LLC
10/30/2019
Tucson, Arizona — Over 500 types of crystals and gemstones from all over the world are traveling to Tucson in 2020 providing all Tucson Gem Show buyers with an opportunity for a one stop shop experience!   From the Mines have expanded their NJ warehouse out West to Tucson and their grand opening ...
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JG&M EXPO begins SEPT 6 at the CLARION INN CENTRAL
JG&M EXPO begins SEPT 6 at the CLARION INN CENTRAL
Baker Custom Jewelry
Baker Custom Jewelry - 9/1/2019
The JG&M EXPO at the CLARION INN in DENVER is one of our favorite shows of the year to find rough material. The quality and variety of the dealers with decades of experience make this show a must see during the Denver gem & mineral shows. You will find Yowah opals straight from Australia, emerald cr...
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Denver Gem & Mineral Show
Denver Gem & Mineral Show
Dancing Raven Stoneworks, LLC
D. Robert Smith - 8/8/2019
I will NOT be at the Denver Gem & Mineral Show (booth 213) at the Mart this year. New ventures will keep me from attending the show. If you are a prior client, feel free to contact me at: lizardminer@gmail.com or go to my website at : www.dancingravenstoneworks.com
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Rock & Gem article July 2019
Rock & Gem article July 2019
Dancing Raven Stoneworks, LLC
Antoinette Rahn of Rock & Gem Magazine - 8/7/2019
Find the full article here! Thanks for checking out my company! http://bit.ly/2S0610g
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JG&M EXPO DENVER
JG&M EXPO DENVER
Baker Custom Jewelry
Linda Baker - 8/6/2019
Dear Friends,       Our plans changed drastically this week and we will not be in Denver Sept.6-14 for the JG&M EXPO. Tuesday morning Danny took a really bad fall down some steps at our house. We had had a heavy rain and the steps were very slick. His feet went out from under him and he hit hard on ...
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An Xpo Press tribute to Robyn Hawk: A dazzling display of sapphire colors
An Xpo Press tribute to Robyn Hawk: A dazzling display of sapphire colors
Brad Hicks - 7/29/2019
“Who is this person? She’s everywhere!”               Before I knew who Robyn Hawk was, whenever I would do a Google search for just about any subject relating to gems, minerals, and jewelry I would see blogs, Facebook feeds, and articles all over the internet by “A Fly On The Wall” (or @AFlyont...
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THREE NEW TUCSON SEPTEMBER GEM SHOWS
THREE NEW TUCSON SEPTEMBER GEM SHOWS
Colors of the Stone - Fall
Casey Johnson, Garan-Beadagio, LLC - 7/9/2019
Showcasing the widest range of Artisan Handcraft in Tucson Tucson, AZ (May 25, 2019) Introducing our three Fall shows in Tucson, this September. To Bead True Blue, Colors of the Stone, and Tucson Bead & Design Workshop Retreat -- showcasing the widest range of artisan bead, gem and jewelry creations...
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THREE NEW TUCSON SEPTEMBER GEM SHOWS
THREE NEW TUCSON SEPTEMBER GEM SHOWS
Tucson Fall Gem Showcase
Casey Johnson, Garan-Beadagio, LLC - 7/9/2019
Showcasing the widest range of Artisan Handcraft in Tucson Tucson, AZ (May 25, 2019) Introducing our three Fall shows in Tucson, this September. To Bead True Blue, Colors of the Stone, and Tucson Bead & Design Workshop Retreat -- showcasing the widest range of artisan bead, gem and jewelry creations...
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PRESS RELEASE: JCK Las Vegas Adds Excitement and Opportunity with New Venue
PRESS RELEASE: JCK Las Vegas Adds Excitement and Opportunity with New Venue
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
4/14/2019
JCK Las Vegas Renews Its Commitment to Quality for 2019: Adds Excitement and Opportunity with New Venue, New Products and New Technology Mar 26, 2019 NORWALK, CT (March 26, 2019) – JCK Las Vegas returns to the newly renovated Sands Expo & The Venetian from Friday, May 31 – Monday, June 3, 2019, with...
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PRESS RELEASE:  JCK Las Vegas Antique & Estate Neighborhood Expands
PRESS RELEASE: JCK Las Vegas Antique & Estate Neighborhood Expands
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
4/14/2019
JCK and Palm Beach Show Group Announce Continued Partnership in Las Vegas;JCK Las Vegas Antique & Estate Neighborhood Expands on JCK Show Floor at the Sands Expo and Convention Center  NORWALK, CT (January 16, 2019) - JCK Las Vegas announces its continued partnership with the Palm Beach Show Group...
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Wire Wrapping & Metal Work classes at the Texas Mineral & Fossil Spring Show!
Wire Wrapping & Metal Work classes at the Texas Mineral & Fossil Spring Show!
Texas Mineral and Fossil Show
4/4/2019
Sign up for Stone Pendant Wire Wrapping Workshop - Saturday, April 27th, 2019 Sign up for Kingman Turquoise Fine Silver Pendant Workshop - Sunday, April 28th, 2019
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IT’S OFFICIAL!!!  WE ARE MOVING IN 2021!!
IT’S OFFICIAL!!! WE ARE MOVING IN 2021!!
Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show
Laura Delano - 4/3/2019
ARIZONA MINERAL AND FOSSIL SHOW will be moving to the EL CONQUISTADOR TUCSON, A HILTON RESORT, in Oro Valley, for 2021-2026 and the future.   El Conquistador is 16 minutes from downtown Tucson, and just 5 minutes north of Ina Road on Oracle. El Conquistador offers a number of major advantages over...
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Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo ( SPACE )
Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo ( SPACE )
Rocks and Things
Mabel Benjamin - 3/27/2019
Spruce Pine (North Carolina) has a new Expo coming June 14th to 15th. The name is Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo (SPACE). I will be a vendor and will be helping promote it. The website is https://spacenc.com and email is info@spacenc.com phone contact is Jimmy Hinshaw 828-385-4313Since Mitche...
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Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo ( SPACE )
Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo ( SPACE )
Rocks and Things
Mabel Benjamin - 3/27/2019
Spruce Pine (North Carolina) has a new Expo coming June 14th to 15th. The name is Spruce Pine Alien Conference and Expo (SPACE). I will be a vendor and will be helping promote it. The website is https://spacenc.com and email is info@spacenc.com phone contact is Jimmy Hinshaw 828-385-4313Since Mitche...
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Welcome to the 2019 Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase!
Welcome to the 2019 Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase!
Sandra Gonzales and Brad Hicks - 3/20/2019
T he Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase is kicking off another great year with two fantastic shows — the larger Colorado Mineral & Fossil (Spring) Show held at a big hotel ballroom in Aurora on the east side of Denver, and the smaller Colorado Independent Warehouse (Spring) Show in Lakewoo...
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NJ Show in its 8th year
NJ Show in its 8th year
NJ Show
3/20/2019
The annual NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show is being held April 3-7, 2019, at the NJ Convention & Expo Center in Edison, NJ. It is a must-attend event not only for collectors and enthusiasts, but for the curious, nature appreciators, and science-minded folks as well. Families are warmly welcom...
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CAN'T FIND YOUR FAVORITE VENDOR?
CAN'T FIND YOUR FAVORITE VENDOR?
2/15/2019
Due to circumstance beyond the control of the TGMS... the arena was not available this year.  So, those Dealers have been moved up stairs into the ballrooms... ...and the Seminar Schedule has been moved into the meeting rooms by the box office on the East side of the building. 
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Download YOUR Tucson EZ-Guide TODAY!
Download YOUR Tucson EZ-Guide TODAY!
2/13/2019
Take a minute to follow the link and download YOUR copy of the Tucson EZ-Guide. http://xpopress.com/guide/profile/21/tucson-ez-guide-jan-feb Now I know you're asking yourself, "Why would I download a Show Guide for a show I'm not going too?" The Tucson event Showcases close to 50 individual shows ...
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A Quick Overview of the JG&M Show on Simpson
A Quick Overview of the JG&M Show on Simpson
2/10/2019
This little show is sometimes an afterthought, but this year it is enjoying a little boost due to the lack of adequate parking at the Convention Center.  The Simpson Street HUB is a great spot to park and take the shuttle in. The first thing that you notice at this show is the incredible center of C...
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Tucson JOGS Show in full swing
Tucson JOGS Show in full swing
Eldorado Sapphire Company
2/6/2019
Tucson has been very busy this year!  Good to see Jewelry store buyers and engagement stone hunters purchasing this year.  I have added many new patterns and stone types including fantastic color Sunstones, faceted opal as well as tourmaines, Morganite, Aqua.  All cut by myself.
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New discovery of fossil starfish to discover at 22 nd street tucson
New discovery of fossil starfish to discover at 22 nd street tucson
Geofossiles LLC
Geofossiles.com - 1/10/2019
A new fossil starfish discovery took place at the beginning of winter in the wimereux area of northern France. In clays and sandstones dated Tithonian, Upper Jurassic. two species of starfish copulates the main wildlife astropecten martis and the much rarer ophidiaster davidsoni. with dimensiosn ran...
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DOWNLOAD YOUR 2019 QUARTZSITE EZ-GUIDE!
DOWNLOAD YOUR 2019 QUARTZSITE EZ-GUIDE!
Quartzsite Showcase & Swapmeet
1/7/2019
IT'S THAT TIME!   SHOW TIME IN THE WARM DESERT SUN OF QUARTZSITE! DOWNLOAD YOUR QUARTZSITE EZ-GUIDE NOW! http://xpopress.com/guide/profile/4/quartzsite-ez-guide? The Quartzsite shows are famous among professional and amateur lapidaries and jewelry artists. The small desert town lies about 18 miles...
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Fluorite color change from madagascar
Fluorite color change from madagascar
Geofossiles LLC
Geofossiles - 12/30/2018
Cet été une nouvelle poche est découverte sur madagascar Cette particularité est que la fluorite a un plus grand cube et change de couleur verte To blue same To rogerley mine Localité mandronarivo carrière beroroha, atsimo andrefana province tulear, madagascar  Present on 22nd street show tu...
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Charoite  ~ Violet Shades in the 2018 Fashion Spotlight
Charoite ~ Violet Shades in the 2018 Fashion Spotlight
XPO Oddities, Rarities, Curios & Whatnots
By Helen Serras-Herman - 11/30/2018
I n recent years, we find that jewelry fashion colors are influenced by fashion color trends in clothing, textiles, furniture and home décor. The ideas flow from the runways to the stores. A driving engine for this movement has been the Pantone® Color Institute, Inc., recognized for a propri...
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Loving Larimar ~ The lasting allure of this dreamy Caribbean gem
Loving Larimar ~ The lasting allure of this dreamy Caribbean gem
XPO Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
By Helen Serras-Herman - 11/30/2018
B eing attracted to colorful gem materials with a background story, it was only inevitable that I would fall in love with larimar soon after I purchased my first parcel of rough, during my very first visit at the Tucson gem shows in 1997. The dreamy blue exotic gem has only been on the market f...
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The Tucson Show: A Three-Week Feast of the Senses
The Tucson Show: A Three-Week Feast of the Senses
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
By Suzanne Morrison - 11/29/2018
I 've been attending the Tucson gem and mineral shows for as long as I can remember. My family moved to Tucson in 1980, and the Show was one of the things we just did. Though in early years our visits were a little limited in duration, as three small children among so many “sparklies” is enoug...
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The Tucson Show: A Three-Week Feast of the Senses
The Tucson Show: A Three-Week Feast of the Senses
By Suzanne Morrison - 11/29/2018
I 've been attending the Tucson gem and mineral shows for as long as I can remember. My family moved to Tucson in 1980, and the Show was one of the things we just did. Though in early years our visits were a little limited in duration, as three small children among so many “sparklies” is enough...
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Featured at the 2019 JOGS Tucson Show
JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
11/15/2018
The JOGS Winter Show is split up into Pavilions, each dedicated to a specific type of gem and jewelry products: Amber Pavilion – top amber direct manufacturers and designers from Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Indonesia and Columbia with large variety of amber cameos, carvings and natural Baltic amber b...
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Italian Pavilion to Hold Prime Real Estate at #JCKLasVegas 2019  2019 Show to Represent Over 200 Countries
Italian Pavilion to Hold Prime Real Estate at #JCKLasVegas 2019 2019 Show to Represent Over 200 Countries
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
Press Release - 11/9/2018
Italian Pavilion to Hold Prime Real Estate at JCK Las Vegas 2019 2019 Show to Represent Over 200 Countries   NORWALK, CT (October 25, 2018) - Since confirmation earlier this year of the new Italian Pavilion at JCK Las Vegas 2019, the show is pleased to report a rapidly growing presence for Italia...
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JCK Announces New Developments for Tucson Show;  Reveals Exciting Roster of Designers and Events
JCK Announces New Developments for Tucson Show; Reveals Exciting Roster of Designers and Events
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Press Release - 11/9/2018
JCK Announces New Developments for Tucson Show; Reveals Exciting Roster of Designers and Events NORWALK, CT (November 8, 2018) —JCK announces new developments for JCK Tucson 2019, adding an exciting lineup of prestigious designers, educators, networking opportunities and more. Nestled in the mou...
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Great fun for the whole family, rain or shine!
Sacramento Mineral, Gem, Rock & Jewelry Show
10/14/2018
Our annual rock show is a great time for the whole family! Rain or shine, we combined our event with the Halloween holiday when our show dates had to change - because what is a better skeleton than a fossil? We have trick-or-treating stations and even some of our vendors are joining in and crafts an...
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2019 Mineral & Fossil Marketplace News!
Mineral & Fossil Marketplace
10/9/2018
New this year! The 2019 show will see even more excitement at the Mineral and Fossil Marketplace. We are excited to have several new exhibitors bringing even greater diversity to the selection of high-quality fossils and minerals. Dramatic, full size skeletons are on display inside the Marketplace b...
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NEW LOCATION: JCK Las Vegas Announces 2019 Show Dates at Sands Expo & The Venetian
NEW LOCATION: JCK Las Vegas Announces 2019 Show Dates at Sands Expo & The Venetian
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
JCK Las Vegas Announces 2019 Show Dates at Sands Expo & The Venetian - 9/5/2018
PRESS RELEASE:JCK Las Vegas Announces 2019 Show Dates at Sands Expo & The Venetian Norwalk, CT (August 31, 2018) –- JCK Las Vegas, the jewelry industry’s largest North American trade event, is pleased to announce dates for the 2019 show, which will take place at the Sands Expo & The Venetian, fe...
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AGTA Gemfair at #JCKLasVegas   #AGTALV  #JWLV
AGTA Gemfair at #JCKLasVegas #AGTALV #JWLV
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
6/3/2018
Just got a chance to catch up with some of my favorite Gem Dealers at the show...Enjoy the Gemmy Goodness!!! From PrimaGemsUSA - I don't think I have seen this much RED Sunstone in one place! ...and Tanzanite/Zoisite in every color! From Krishaili Gems - some "candy" shots... ...and some...
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Emerald Expositions Announces the Launch of American Handcrafted™
Emerald Expositions Announces the Launch of American Handcrafted™
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
5/29/2018
News via Press Release Emerald Expositions Announces the Launch of American Handcrafted™The Newest, Must-Attend Trade Show for North American Handmade Products    White Plains, NY—Emerald Expositions is pleased to announce that in September of 2018, they are launching a rebranding campaign for the ...
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Show Event Sponsorship
Show Event Sponsorship
SilviaFindings, Canada
Lyse Tremblay - 5/23/2018
SilviaFindings has been an esteemed sponsor for The Mother's Day Artisan Jewellery Show & Sale yearly event presented by The Creative Jewellers Guild of British Columbia (CJG) located in Vancouver, BC. The CJG is a non-profit organization made up of people involved in creating traditional and contem...
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Kefalonian flint: My rockhounding adventure in Greece
Kefalonian flint: My rockhounding adventure in Greece
By Helen Serras-Herman - 5/2/2018
After all the years of accumulating gems, I am always excited to carve gem materials that I have not used before, especially one that I have self collected. I rarely have the chance to go rockhounding, so when the opportunity came up in Greece, it was a welcomed good fortune. And if it wasn’t for t...
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#TucsonGemShow  Silk Road Gem & Jewelry Show at the Grand Luxe Hotel (formerly the Grant Inn Show)
#TucsonGemShow Silk Road Gem & Jewelry Show at the Grand Luxe Hotel (formerly the Grant Inn Show)
Robyn Hawk AKA AFlyOnTheWall - 4/21/2018
Aptly named, this show is truly representative of all the exotic regions along the Silk Road...featuring exhibitors, from  Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, India, and the United States.  Don't discount these smaller shows with their fabulous displays of ethnographic items of daily use in the Middle...
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2018 JF&A Show Schedule
2018 JF&A Show Schedule
Sarah Designs Jewelry
SARAH DESIGNS JEWELRY - 4/11/2018
Spring - Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show April 19-22, 2018 Thursday - Sunday Donald E. Stephens Convention Center - Rosemont Hall F These major cash & carry shows give buyers the opportunity to buy in the quantity that best suits their needs. www.sarahdesignsjewelry.com Booth 1403 Show Hours: ...
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Welcome to the Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase!
Welcome to the Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase!
Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase
By Sandra Gonzales and Brad Hicks - 4/3/2018
The Denver Gem & Mineral (Spring) Showcase is kicking off another great year with two fantastic shows — the larger Colorado Mineral & Fossil (Spring) Show held at a big hotel ballroom in Aurora on the east side of Denver, and the smaller Colorado Independent Warehouse (Spring) Show in Lakewood on t...
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Making Tucson a Little Less Daunting....
Making Tucson a Little Less Daunting....
Robyn Hawk - 3/27/2018
One of the first words you hear when one speaks of the Tucson Gem Shows is "OVERWHELMING"!!!  It can be a little daunting, but with a little pre-planning it can be done...and each year you will add shows & local events. We thought it might be fun to take a look at some of the individual shows that m...
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23 Amazing Sites For Free Gemology Courses & Resources
23 Amazing Sites For Free Gemology Courses & Resources
3/7/2018
This article was submitted by Paul Gian, founder and owner of the website Beyond 4Cs: The Real Insights To Buying Diamonds. It's worth the read if you'd like to discover, all in one place, some of the internet's best offerings for gemology courses and resources.
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Wholesale Canadian Ammonite Blowout
Canada Fossils Ltd.
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press - 2/7/2018
Come visit us at the Ballroom at the Hotel Tucson City Center for ammonite fossils being sold for up to 70% off! Ask for John Issa for any assistance, eh!
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GIGM Show at Red Lion Inn & Suite Newly Remodeled
GIGM Show at Red Lion Inn & Suite Newly Remodeled
GIGM - Globex/Red Lion Inn Gem & Mineral Show
By Brad Hicks, Xpo Press - 2/5/2018
Last year in 2017 the Desert Inn, home of the GIGM Globex Gem & Mineral Show, closed for remodeling. All rooms were remodeled and equipped with new furniture, new bathroom fixtures, a remodeled lobby, two-room suites. The goal of Piush Patel, owner of the hotel and the three GIGM Tucson shows, was t...
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JOGS - Something For Everyone
JOGS - Something For Everyone
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Photos & Text: Robyn Hawk - 2/4/2018
The JOGS Show is one of the few shows that has a little of everything...high-end finished jewelry, rare and recent discoveries in the gem market as well as great supplies for designers. Stunning Finished Jewelry... The latest find "Goldsheen" Sapphire...the Rosecuts are fabulous! Burtis Blue ...
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Have you checked out the Seminar Schedule at AGTA?   #TucsonGemShow
Have you checked out the Seminar Schedule at AGTA? #TucsonGemShow
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
2/3/2018
Our very own Helen Serras - Herman, FGA has an interesting one coming up at 1pm today...Natural vs. Enhanced Lapidary Materials TUCSON CONVENTION CENTER: GRAHAM ROOM 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Helen Serras-Herman, FGA, www.gemartcenter.com Beginning - Intermediate - Advanced There is an endless invent...
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Ammolite World
Ammolite World Ltd.
David Homayon - 1/31/2018
Ammolite World has one of the largest variety of natural fossils and triplets in Tucson, Arizona.  Please visit us at Howard Johnson Ballroom.  520-339-0031
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The NEW High-End "Tent" at the 22nd Street Show #22ndStShow18  #TucsonGemShow
The NEW High-End "Tent" at the 22nd Street Show #22ndStShow18 #TucsonGemShow
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
1/30/2018
We stopped in at the 22nd Street show yesterday and, I have to say the Eons Expos, LLLP shows never disappoint!   We have already talked about their new High-End "Tent" - which is GORGEOUS!  It features about 20 vendors in an air-conditioned environment that was conducive to leisurely shopping and c...
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The 4D Glassblowers
The 4D Glassblowers
4D Glassblowers Gem Show Pop-Up Gallery
1/24/2018
4D Glassblowers is a group of four glassblowers that work together to create their own individual glass art work. The members of the group are Paul Anders-Stout, Jason Marstall, Virgil Jones, and Alexandria Young. Each artist has a different level of skill and experience.Paul Anders-Stout has been b...
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RAIL YARD to Host 3-Day Glass Art Show During Gem Show
RAIL YARD to Host 3-Day Glass Art Show During Gem Show
4D Glassblowers Gem Show Pop-Up Gallery
4D Glass Blowers - 1/19/2018
RAIL YARD, the upscale urban work/event space will be hosting the 4D Glassblowers Pop-Up Glass Art Gallery during the first three days of Tucson’s annual Gem & Mineral Show season—January 25, 26 & 27 (more info). RAIL YARD is host to executive offices of about a dozen businesses, mostly focused on c...
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Somewhere In The Rainbow's 2018 Lapidary Challenge
Somewhere In The Rainbow's 2018 Lapidary Challenge
1/13/2018
Do you remember last year's Lapidary Challenge at the Somewhere In The Rainbow (SITR) Exhibit at the UofA's Flandrau Museum?  It featured the Buddha Blue Sapphire...the 2018 version is Rags to Riches and according to SITR's Shelly Sergent "...it has proven to be a Regal Lapidary Extravaganza!! You m...
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Minerama's Tucson show 2018
Minerama's Tucson show 2018
Minerama US LLC
1/11/2018
Once again, after many years, Minerama will be present in Tucson in 2018. We are pleased to announce that we'll be at 4 locations and will be offering a large variety of minerals covering all price ranges: - Minerals for retail shops - Minerals for collectors and museums - Minerals for decoration. W...
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Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2018:
Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2018:
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
1/9/2018
Pantone Unveils Color of the Year 2018:  PANTONE® 18-3838 Ultra Violet Inventive and imaginative Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come Keep your eyes peeled for gems in the Pantone Color of the Year! Pantone, a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, and provider of professi...
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It's Officially 2018
Herkimer Diamond Gem Show & Festival
Billie Jo - 1/7/2018
We all hope you had a great transition into the new year! We are excited about this year's Herkimer Diamond & Gift Show in Frankfurt, N.Y., and have many new things planned for everyone at our next show on June 21-22, 2018. We really do appreciate the continued support as we grow more and more every...
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Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show - Three Locations
Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show - Three Locations
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
1/5/2018
The Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show consists of three separate shows linked by the free shuttle route. Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show at the Hotel Tucson City Center  475 N. Granada Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85701 https://xpopress.com/show/profile/22/arizona-mineral-fossil-show-at-htcc Fossil & Mineral A...
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Uncovering the Truth About Fossilized Ivory
Uncovering the Truth About Fossilized Ivory
Zealandia Designs
12/28/2017
Occasionally we hear from people who are concerned about the use of fossilized ivory in our jewelry designs. With so much justified outrage over the abominable new ivory trade, we felt it was time to clarify the materials used in our beloved jewelry designs and our continued commitment to wildlife c...
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How to Clean Ivory
How to Clean Ivory
Zealandia Designs
12/28/2017
Today we are going to talk about how to clean ivory, specifically how to clean ancient fossilized ivory, which is the only type of ivory we use in our Zealandia jewelry. We are passionately against new ivory of any kind as it destroys our earth’s precious living creatures. The fossilized mammoth and...
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What Causes the Coloration in Fossilized Ivory?
What Causes the Coloration in Fossilized Ivory?
Zealandia Designs
12/28/2017
At Zealandia Designs we specialize in making beautiful nature-inspired jewelry, primarily using ancient mammoth and fossilized walrus ivory. The naturally occurring colors of the ivory we use varies significantly from piece to piece, giving each one a truly unique appearance. The reason behind the c...
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Dragonfly Jewelry Inspired by Fascinating Odonates
Dragonfly Jewelry Inspired by Fascinating Odonates
Zealandia Designs
12/27/2017
Dragonfly Jewelry There is something easy to love about dragonflies. It's more than just their acrobatic flying and rich iridescent colors; their metamorphosis from nymph to adult signifies self-change and offers a sense of renewal. Dragonflies represent purity, speed, agility, and although they loo...
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Subscribe To The EZ-Guide Of Your Choice
Subscribe To The EZ-Guide Of Your Choice
Re-Post Brad Hicks - 12/23/2017
To all of you who've purchased an Xpo Press show guide. Thank you! I hope that you enjoy the convenience of having it mailed directly to your home or office BEFORE the general public sees it at a gem show!   Your purchase truly helps support Xpo Press’s efforts to celebrate and raise awareness for...
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Download Your 2018 Quartzsite EZ-Guide Now...
Download Your 2018 Quartzsite EZ-Guide Now...
Quartzsite Showcase & Swapmeet
12/13/2017
The Quartzsite shows are famous among professional and amateur lapidaries and jewelry artists. The small desert town lies about 18 miles east of the Arizona-California border, and about 250 miles northwest of Tucson. A quiet town of about 3,000 year-round residents, that population explodes during t...
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Download the January 2018 Edition of International Gem Show Directory
Download the January 2018 Edition of International Gem Show Directory
World's Top Gem Shows & Showcases
12/8/2017
The International Gem Show Directory is the most complete, comprehensive, updated and accurate "printed database" — a bi-annual almanac — of gem, mineral, rock, fossil, jewelry, and bead shows in the world. 20,000 directories — 10,000 distributed January through June, and another 10,000 June through...
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FOSSILS, AND DINOS AND GEMS.....OH MY!
FOSSILS, AND DINOS AND GEMS.....OH MY!
CGMA (Chicagoland Gem & Minerals Association) Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show
Chicagoland Gems & Minerals Association 43rd Annual Show - May 25th & 26th 2019 - 12/5/2017
Entrances/Parking Because of Oak St Entrance Closed for Repaving, there are new ways to get to Parking Lot: Southbound Randall Road can use the Main Entrance. Northbound Randall Road will use RT 38 Entrance. East and Westbound Traffic will use RT 38 - Temp Main Entrance. Please look at the Map at ...
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2017-18 Quartzsite Area Show & Event Calendar
2017-18 Quartzsite Area Show & Event Calendar
Quartzsite Showcase & Swapmeet
11/30/2017
Every Wednesday, 8-noon Quartzsite Farmers Market, East end of Desert Gardens 920-492-9800 or 719-646-1250   Daily Thru February Author’s Fair Readers Oasis 928-927-6551   Every Friday-Sunday Thru February Traders Market at Desert Gardens Show www.desertgardensrvpark.net   Every Friday Thru...
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The “Dope” on Dry Camping in Quartzsite
The “Dope” on Dry Camping in Quartzsite
Quartzsite Showcase & Swapmeet
By Robyn Hawk - 11/30/2017
It seems the spirit of exploration and discovery has been part of the American psyche since the landing of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. We have always looked to areas and lands beyond what was already inhabited in our constant push west.          Today, it seems that spirit has been lit in the he...
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Tyson’s Well Stage Station Museum: Brimming with Mining History
Tyson’s Well Stage Station Museum: Brimming with Mining History
Quartzsite Showcase & Swapmeet
By Helen Serras-Herman - 11/30/2017
Coming into the town of Quartzsite from both Interstate10 exits (Exit 19 and 17), the visitor is welcomed by recently erected artistic town signs that offer a glimpse of the town’s history. The pyramid and camels have become iconic symbols for the town, reflecting the story of a camel driver that b...
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Somewhere In The Rainbow’s ‘Modern Gem & Jewelry Collection’ Exhibition at U of A, Flandrau Museum, Jan. 31 – Feb. 15, 2018
Somewhere In The Rainbow’s ‘Modern Gem & Jewelry Collection’ Exhibition at U of A, Flandrau Museum, Jan. 31 – Feb. 15, 2018
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
By Robyn Hawk - 11/30/2017
If you’re a gem geek like me, you know that there is a place for every color of every gem somewhere in the colors of the rainbow ... hence the name of this brilliant educational project. Somewhere In The Rainbow (SITR) is an Arizona-based, privately owned collection of museum-quality works celebrati...
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Arizona’s Eccentric Gemmy Treasures
Arizona’s Eccentric Gemmy Treasures
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
By Helen Serras-Herman - 11/30/2017
Arizona is a state rich in gemstone deposits of turquoise, gem chrysocolla in quartz (gem silica), garnets, peridot, azurite, malachite, amethyst, fire agate and gold. There are, though, some lesser known, unusual gemmy materials that have caught my attention in recent years. Blue opal, “pink deser...
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Arizona Peridot
Arizona Peridot
Rincon Trading Co., LLC
Rincon Trading - 11/23/2017
These beads are faceted from Peridot mined from the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona. They are skillfully dug out of a volcanic basalt matrix by the local miners. Selection is then made from among the rough peridot and the chosen rough gems cut to specification
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Auction
Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem & Mineral Show
11/20/2017
AUCTION  *  AUCTION  *  AUCTION   *   Desert Gardens Show Grounds   *    BEGINS the First Tuesday in January thru the Last Tuesday of February 2018.   *    Starts 5 pm   *   QUALITY ROCK RELATED CONSIGNMENTS    *    No Reserve * No Minimum     *     SPECIAL AUCTION DATES   *   POW-WOW WEEK   *   AUC...
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Introducing the New Upscale SHOWCASE Tent at the 22nd Street Show
Introducing the New Upscale SHOWCASE Tent at the 22nd Street Show
22nd Street Show
Lowell Carhart - 11/15/2017
Introducing the new upscale SHOWCASE tent at the Tucson 22nd Street Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. This new venue will be sited immediately south of the familiar 750-foot long Main Tent, but the SHOWCASE tent will be a higher-end experience for buyers and sellers. It will feature wall-to-wall ...
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Event Sponsorship 2017-2018
Event Sponsorship 2017-2018
SilviaFindings, Canada
Lyse Tremblay - 11/3/2017
SilviaFindings is a sponsor to the Terminal City Glass Coop's special event called ABLAZE. They are one of Canada’s first and only non-profit, co-operative glass arts facility located in Vancouver, British Columbia providing educational programs to emerging artists. SilviaFindings provides financial...
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From Mine to Mine! Gold, silver, precious stones - stuff that dreams are made of!
From Mine to Mine! Gold, silver, precious stones - stuff that dreams are made of!
World's Top Gem Shows & Showcases
The Munich Show - 10/4/2017
n a few weeks, from October 27th to the 29th, The Munich Show 2017 will open and welcome visitors from all over the world to Munich's biggest treasure chamber. More than 1,200 exhibitors and about 45,000 sqm exhibition space full of unique natural treasures, stylish jewellery and fascinating fossils...
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2017 Denver shows have ended .....what's NEXT?
2017 Denver shows have ended .....what's NEXT?
Denver Gem & Mineral (Fall) Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 9/29/2017
So the whirlwind of Denver has ended. It took almost as long to get home as it took for 12 shows to run throughout the city of Denver! VENDORS - If you want to make it easier for show attendees to find you (before during and after the show), "claim" your profile page on our website.  There are sever...
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Exciting 2018 Show News!
Exciting 2018 Show News!
Crystal Days - Sudecki Festiwal Mineralow
Tomasz Praszkier - 9/25/2017
The special exhibitions of Crystal Days 2018 in Luban.There will be 6 different exhibitions to visit during the 2018 Crystal Days in Luban (short descriptions below). The exhibitions will be presented at the Regional Museum in the Luban City Hall and the historic Bracka Tower and will include a few ...
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Fall & Winter Edition of International Gem Show Directory Available For Download
Fall & Winter Edition of International Gem Show Directory Available For Download
9/19/2017
The International Gem Show Directory is the most complete, comprehensive, updated and accurate "printed database" — a bi-annual almanac — of gem, mineral, rock, fossil, jewelry, and bead shows in the world. 20,000 directories — 10,000 distributed January through June, and another 10,000 June through...
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What's NEW!  What's Changing at the 12 Shows of the Denver Showcase
What's NEW! What's Changing at the 12 Shows of the Denver Showcase
Denver Gem & Mineral (Fall) Showcase
9/3/2017
What’s new?  There will be a new fine mineral show at the National Western Complex, called simply the Denver Mineral Show. What’s changing?  The longstanding Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show has changed ownership and will be at a new location. Welcome aboard new owner, Sandra Gonzales; and a heartfelt...
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You Are Invited to Attend the Saturday Night Event
You Are Invited to Attend the Saturday Night Event
Denver Gem & Mineral Show
8/30/2017
You are cordially invited to the Saturday Evening Event at the Denver Gem & Mineral Show Beginning at 5:30 pm On Saturday, September 16th featuring live music from The Borscht Bros 5:30-7:30 Cash bar 5:30-7:30 Silent Auction to benefit mindat.org 6:30-8:00 Dinner ($1 pre-purchased ticket required f...
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Download Your Guide to the 12 Shows of the Denver Showcase
Download Your Guide to the 12 Shows of the Denver Showcase
Denver Gem & Mineral (Fall) Showcase
8/30/2017
For ten days in Denver, Colo., twelve separate shows feature over 900 vendors and exhibitors, each displaying and selling their gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and lapidary tools and supplies.  For world-class mineral specimens don’t miss the Denver Fine Mineral Show at the Denver West Marriott (o...
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Dallas Mineral Symposium
Dallas Mineral Symposium
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
8/10/2017
Held on August 26, the Symposium is an “all-inclusive” Saturday event with a full day of lectures with good ole’ Texas barbecue for lunch (a repeat from last year since we had so many happy eaters!). After the lectures, enjoy a relaxing social cocktail hour, dinner banquet, and benefit auction, whic...
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What you will find in the AhhhMuse show room!
What you will find in the AhhhMuse show room!
AhhhMuse
8/3/2017
Here are the kinds of things that await you in our AhhhMuse Gem Shows (Denver in Sept; Tucson in Jan & Feb; Franklin in May; our hometown shop AahhhMaze! In Silver City, by appointment any time!, along with most Saturdays!!!)~ ·         Boji ®-We are one of two distributors in the world who always h...
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SARAH DESIGNS JEWELRY January 26 - February 11, 2018 TUCSON KINO GEM SHOW PAVILION TENT
SARAH DESIGNS JEWELRY January 26 - February 11, 2018 TUCSON KINO GEM SHOW PAVILION TENT
Sarah Designs Jewelry
7/29/2017
Kino Gem & Mineral Show is a 16 day event being held from January 26 - February 11, 2018 at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, United States Of America. A vast range of gems and valuable minerals will be on display to numerous lovers of gems, minerals and jewelleries. Admirers of beauty and art are ...
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It's Time To Get Your Gem on in Franklin!!!
It's Time To Get Your Gem on in Franklin!!!
7/24/2017
Towns and counties across North Carolina — and in particular, western N.C. — take their mineral heritages seriously, and several proudly hold annual festivals, fairs or shows to celebrate their rich gem, mineral, and mining history and culture. This region is one of the richest in the world for host...
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Onyx, a mythological stone
Onyx, a mythological stone
Arvino Silver Jewelry Store
7/19/2017
Onyx, a mythological stone Onyx stone is a fine Gemstone known since Greek and Roman times. Its name evokes the mythological legend that this gem was born from the nails of the goddess Venus: onyx means "nail" or "claw" in ancient Greek. Varieties of chalcedony, the onyx and its cousin the sardony...
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Get Your Frolic On!  at the USFG - Franklin Faceter's Frolic
Get Your Frolic On! at the USFG - Franklin Faceter's Frolic
Franklin Gem & Mineral Showcase
7/15/2017
What started almost a decade ago as an informal get together of a few faceters from Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee has turned into an annual event that draws faceters from all over North and South America. It is still organized by volunteers and is restricted to faceting related items only. N...
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SAVE THE DATES!  Franklin Gem & Mineral Showcase
SAVE THE DATES! Franklin Gem & Mineral Showcase
Franklin Gem & Mineral Showcase
7/4/2017
JULY 26th through JULY 30th There are five (5) shows in the July edition of the Franklin Gem & Mineral Showcase. Towns and counties across North Carolina — and in particular, western N.C. — take their mineral heritages seriously, and several proudly hold annual festivals, fairs or shows to celebr...
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#JWLV  Take Quick Walk Through #LUXURYbyJCK
#JWLV Take Quick Walk Through #LUXURYbyJCK
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
6/24/2017
Quick walk through LUXURY by JCK - this is just a quick overview through this curated wonderland of luxury vendors... LUXURY by JCK is made up of fine jewelry brands that are carefully curated for this invitation only event. From rows of the most dazzling diamonds in every color range to some of the...
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Find Gem & Mineral Shows in Your Area!!!  #LocalGandMShows
Find Gem & Mineral Shows in Your Area!!! #LocalGandMShows
6/24/2017
Xpo Press presents...the internet's most complete, user-friendly, consistently updated and accurate gem and mineral show calendar! Find hundreds of shows all over the world using our search tools. Click the link https://xpopress.com/show/exposearch Then search for your show — or shows in a specific ...
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The 2017 Denver Gem & Mineral Showcase: What’s new, what’s changing, and the “Main Event” celebrates 50 years
The 2017 Denver Gem & Mineral Showcase: What’s new, what’s changing, and the “Main Event” celebrates 50 years
Denver Gem & Mineral (Fall) Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 6/8/2017
The Denver Gem & Mineral Showcase, with eleven shows open September 8-17 for dazzling and inspiring awe (and for spending gobs of cash) is on target to be one of the best in years.  What’s new? There will be a new fine mineral show at the National Western Complex, called simply the Denver Mineral Sh...
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The Little "Club Show" that Brought the Gem and Mineral Show to Tucson
The Little "Club Show" that Brought the Gem and Mineral Show to Tucson
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 6/8/2017
I ’m sure you’ve heard by now, but it never hurts to go over it again ... For 2 1/2 weeks in late January through mid-February the galaxy cosmically aligns bringing creatives and makers and those that support them to Tucson, Arizona. Researchers, gemologists, authors, artists, gem cutters, m...
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A Special Thanks (and Special Offer) To Our EZ-Guide Subscribers
A Special Thanks (and Special Offer) To Our EZ-Guide Subscribers
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press - 6/8/2017
To all of you who've purchased an Xpo Press show guide. Thank you! I hope that you enjoy the convenience of having it mailed directly to your home or office BEFORE the general public sees it at a gem show!   Your purchase truly helps support Xpo Press’s efforts to celebrate and raise awareness for...
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Special Thanks (and Special Offer) To Our EZ-Guide Subscribers
Special Thanks (and Special Offer) To Our EZ-Guide Subscribers
Brad Hicks, Xpo Press - 6/8/2017
To all of you who've purchased an Xpo Press show guide. Thank you! I hope that you enjoy the convenience of having it mailed directly to your home or office BEFORE the general public sees it at a gem show!   Your purchase truly helps support Xpo Press’s efforts to celebrate and raise awareness fo...
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#JWLV - In 2017 Three Shows Will Be Housed Side-By-Side In The Las Vegas Convention Center
#JWLV - In 2017 Three Shows Will Be Housed Side-By-Side In The Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas Jewelry Week Showcase
5/6/2017
Three Shows - One Venue Jewellery Box will take place during Jewelry Week Las Vegas  from June 5th through the 7th, 2017  and will share a venue with sister trade shows  “ACRE” and the “Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show”  at the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall. You will be admitted to ...
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This Weekend's New York/New Jersey Show Has Something For Everyone
This Weekend's New York/New Jersey Show Has Something For Everyone
NJ Show
4/5/2017
Download your NY/NJ Show Guide early - plan your event: http://xpopress.com/guide/profile/7/nynj-ez-guide Our special exhibits alone are worth the price of admission, and they get better every year as we get bigger every year. This is what we have for 2017:  #1) From the Smithsonian Institution, ...
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Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018
Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
3/11/2017
The News is out!     The dates and theme for the 2018 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show has been announced.   Why is this important to you?  ....most vendors at all the local venues also show at the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show, because of that the merchandise mix they bring will likely reflect the show theme...
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VALUE SERVICE
VALUE SERVICE
Desert Gardens International Rock, Gem & Mineral Show
DENNIS E. KUEHL - 3/11/2017
WHAT YOU GET FOR LESS THAN $20.00 PER DAY AT DESERT GARDENS ROCK, GEM & MINERAL SHOW IN QUARTZSITE ... WARM WEATHER (USUALLY) • RE-ACQUAINT WITH OLD FRIENDS - MAKE NEW FRIENDS • MEET "LIKE MINDED PEOPLE" • ABOUT 875 SQUARE FEET OF SPACE TO SET-UP • FULL RV HOOK-UP • MAIL DELIVERED TO YOUR BOOTH • C...
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Denver Mineral Show
Denver Mineral Show
The Denver Show
Lowell Carhart - 3/2/2017
This is a new show for 2017 to make things easier for visitors who can now see it all in one location.  Mid-to-Premium-Level mineral dealers are invited to receive TWO FREE 10’ x 10’ booth for the first TWO YEARS of the inaugural Denver Mineral Show at the National Western Complex (NWC for short)...
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TONIGHT - Feb. 4th - Celebrate Fersman Mineral Museum's 300th Anniversary
TONIGHT - Feb. 4th - Celebrate Fersman Mineral Museum's 300th Anniversary
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
2/4/2017
Right to left: Dr. Pavel Plechov, Director of the Fersman Museum, Moscow, Russia;  Aisha Jan, Rocksaholics; Ludmila Cheshko, Managing Editor Mineral Observer Moscow Russia;  and Arif Jan in the Rocksaholics showroom at the Pueblo Gem and Mineral Show Tucson Arizona. USA Just wanted to remind you......
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Stones are special
Luxury QuARTz, Intuitive Consulting
Cephora - 1/24/2017
It is impossible to replicate online the feeling of being surrounded by extraordinary pieces of ART from the EARTH. It's like having seen the Mona Lisa in countless books, magazines, postcards etc... When you finally see and feel it in person, it’s just a different experience! Cephora & Luxury QuAR...
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Westward Look Mineral Show Announces Special Events
Westward Look Mineral Show Announces Special Events
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
1/14/2017
Most shows have educational offerings during their show one that I love to attend is the special "Collector's Day" at the Westward Look Mineral Show.   Yes, it is a little bit of a drive but well worth the drive - and the view from the Catalina foothills is spectacular!  These are Museum grade displ...
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"Meet The Authors" - the List is Growing!
"Meet The Authors" - the List is Growing!
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
1/11/2017
There are some really exciting books making their debut in Tucson.  First up the Second Edition of Secrets of the Gem Trade by Richard Wise. Richard Wise, author of Secrets of the Gem Trade, has added 11 chapters, 5 introductory essays, 127 pages, and 161 images to this second edition of his ge...
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2017 Holidome Directory
G&LW Tucson Gem Show / Holidome
1/5/2017
http://glwshows.com/pageturners/012017TucsonAZ/index.html#p=i
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Link to 2017 Gem Mall Directory
G&LW Tucson Gem Show / Gem Mall
1/5/2017
http://glwshows.com/pageturners/012017TucsonAZ/index.html#p=i
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Far and Wide
Far and Wide
G&LW Gem Show Franklin - May
Brandi Tolar - 1/4/2017
G&LW's 3rd show was held in Franklin, North Carolina. It has become the show of shows. The range of products displayed by G&LW dealers is about as high and wide as the world itself. You might see black opals over here or tourist novitiates over there.One display may contain rare fossils while the ne...
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Far and Wide
Far and Wide
G&LW Gem Show Franklin - July
Brandi Tolar - 1/4/2017
G&LW's 3rd show was held in Franklin, North Carolina. It has become the show of shows. The range of products displayed by G&LW dealers is about as high and wide as the world itself. You might see black opals over here or tourist novitiates over there.One display may contain rare fossils while the ne...
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Best of the Best
G&LW Asheville January
Brandi Tolar - 1/4/2017
Plan your visit to Asheville, North Carolina on January 10th & 11th, 2017. G&LW's dealers will be showcasing their best collections in the U.S. Cellular Center in historic downtown Asheville. There will be an extensive amount of merchandise to choose from; it's the perfect time to to rebuild your st...
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Sizziling Show
G&LW Lakeland January
Brandi Tolar - 12/29/2016
Bags are packed, rooms are booked, and flight arrangements are made. In a few short days the Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Florida will be alive with the hustle and bustle of our diverse group of wholesalers. Come join us & make direct source purchases. We'll be in sunny Florida Friday January 6th, S...
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Busy Bees
Busy Bees
G&LW Tucson Gem Show / Holidome
Brandi Tolar - 12/29/2016
BUZZIN’ AROUND   At this time of the year the office is buzzing with excitement & anticipation as the Tucson, Arizona show grows near. We are gearing up, tying up all the loose ends and preparing for a magnificent show in 2017…what a way to start off the New Year. We have multiple shows, multiple ...
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Busy Bees
Busy Bees
G&LW Tucson Gem Show / Gem Mall
Brandi Tolar - 12/29/2016
BUZZIN’ AROUND   At this time of the year the office is buzzing with excitement & anticipation as the Tucson, Arizona show grows near. We are gearing up, tying up all the loose ends and preparing for a magnificent show in 2017…what a way to start off the New Year. We have multiple shows, multiple ...
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Vendors from 26 Countries Coming to the 2018 JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show, Jan 25 - Feb 5
Vendors from 26 Countries Coming to the 2018 JOGS Gem and Jewelry Show, Jan 25 - Feb 5
JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show
JOGS International Exhibits, LLC - 12/20/2016
When the weather outside is frightful, Tucson remains incredibly delightful. Every year gem, jewelry and fossil hounds flock to the Arizona city in search of the newest finds and 2018 is no exception. JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show is one of the leading Jewelry events in North America for all jewe...
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JCK Tucson Announces Impressive Vendor Roster,  Over 2,000 Retailers Expected + The Lure of Tucson
JCK Tucson Announces Impressive Vendor Roster, Over 2,000 Retailers Expected + The Lure of Tucson
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 12/13/2016
via Press Release JCK Tucson Announces Impressive Vendor Roster,  Over 2,000 Retailers Expected + The Lure of Tucson   The What: A ‘Winter Oasis’ for the artisan jewelry community, JCK Tucson is a growing boutique show. Against the backdrop of Tucson’s natural beauty and landscape, the show maint...
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2017 Mineral Lecture Series at the Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show #RiverparkInn
2017 Mineral Lecture Series at the Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show #RiverparkInn
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 12/12/2016
The Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show and the Riverpark Inn  cordially invite you to their  Annual Tucson Mineral Lecture Series in the International Fine Mineral Building Saturday, February 4th  Celebrate the 300th Anniversary of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum in Russia with us! 6:30 to 7:30 pm Re...
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New 2017 Sponsorship
New 2017 Sponsorship
SilviaFindings, Canada
Lyse Tremblay - 12/9/2016
SilviaFindings is a proud sponsor of the Maple Ridge Lapidary Club, British Columbia, Canada for 2017. SilviaFindings will provide support for several silversmithing events by supplying high quality Italian style sterling silver beading and setting findings, chains, bracelets, necklaces and wire jew...
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Mythbusting the Denver Showcase Rumors
Mythbusting the Denver Showcase Rumors
Coliseum Show
12/6/2016
As with any change, misconceptions and misunderstandings are inevitable. Here we address the rumors about the huge new Denver Coliseum Show and give it to you straight! MYTH #1: The Denver Coliseum is being torn down FACT: Not remotely true. The Denver Coliseum is a National Registry historic landma...
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2017 Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil & Gem Show Doubles in Size
2017 Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil & Gem Show Doubles in Size
Coliseum Show
12/5/2016
The 2017 Denver Coliseum Show will expand into the adjacent National Western Complex, totaling over 400,000 sq. feet. This expansion will more than double the size of the show. There will be 400+ dealers on both Coliseum levels + all 3 National Western Complex levels + tents next to both buildings. ...
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Maya Jade: Revival of a gem once revered by royalty
Maya Jade: Revival of a gem once revered by royalty
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Helen Serras-Herman - 12/2/2016
The sources for Mesoamerican jade were lost for the past five centuries, until the search began in the mid twentieth century. Ancient jade artifacts had been discovered earlier at archeological sites, but no jade was found in situ until 1952. Jade was revered in the Maya world, an ancient culture t...
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Top 10 Gem Trends to Look For in Tucson
Top 10 Gem Trends to Look For in Tucson
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 11/28/2016
We have been keeping a proverbial “ear to the ground” to bring you a list of the top ten gem trends to keep an eye out for while walking the 2017 Tucson gem shows. 1. Bumble Bee Jasper - This should be on every top ten list. Aside from it’s amazing sunshine yellow color this one is in limited supply...
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Local Gem and Mineral Clubs: Cradles of Knowledge
Local Gem and Mineral Clubs: Cradles of Knowledge
Helen Serras-Herman - 11/23/2016
Many gem and mineral societies nationwide were established in the early- and mid-twentieth century in order to offer their members the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in gem cutting, as well as identifying and evaluating lapidary materials, minerals and fossils. Most clubs now also organize...
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We Are Thankful For Our Own Ms. Colorado ... Krystle Dorris!
We Are Thankful For Our Own Ms. Colorado ... Krystle Dorris!
Denver Gem & Mineral (Fall) Showcase
Robyn Hawk - 11/21/2016
Earlier this year, Krystle Dorris was selected "Ms. Colorado, United States 2016." Fans of "Prospectors" on The Weather Channel know why I refer to Krystle as "our own." She's the daughter of Joe Dorris and Susan Dorris, owners of Pinnacle 5 Minerals, and Joe is a regular on "Prospectors." Krystle o...
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Rocky Mountain Gems & Minerals Purchases the Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show
Rocky Mountain Gems & Minerals Purchases the Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show
Colorado Mineral & Fossil Fall Show
11/17/2016
Rocky Mountain Gems & Minerals Co-op owner, Sandra Gonzales, recently purchased Martin Zinn's Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show. The show has been around for over 30 years and has been one of the most prestigious of the gem and mineral shows that set up in Denver every September. The mineral community ...
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Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show New Mobile App
Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show New Mobile App
Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show
10/26/2016
Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show is excited to announce our new mobile app for the 2017 Tucson Gem & Mineral show! Stay connected during the Arizona show, access maps, exhibitor info and use your social media account -- all within the app! Navigate the Tucson, Arizona show like a pro. It's a free download....
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Xpo Press Looking For Professional Ad Sales Rep
Xpo Press Looking For Professional Ad Sales Rep
10/6/2016
For 15 years, Xpo Press has been providing the widest and most effective selection in the world of print and online advertising for the gem show industry. Problem is, we have so many ad leads and not enough time or help to sell!Xpo Press needs YOU … if:• You have experience selling print and/or onli...
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We Updated Our Website!!!
We Updated Our Website!!!
8/27/2016
Today we upgraded our website!!! It will have lots of new features such as the ability for advertiser to manage their own profiles. More info will be coming soon!Xpo Press specializes in publishing show guides, not jewelry, bead, mineral, or fossil guides. Our goal is to publish the best show guide ...
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