Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show News

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"!!!  We thought it might be fun to take a look at some of the individual shows that make up the 40+ shows of the Tucson Showcase.so that the newbie could more accurately plan their trip to Tucson. So first and ...
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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 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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Tucson Fossil Show for 2018
Tucson Fossil Show for 2018
Miles of Alaska
Miles - 12/20/2017
I have been doing this show for over a decade, growing each year. I now have a home in Tucson. One main reason is, just for this show. I store a lot of inventory in Tucson now. I just shipped 400 pounds of fossil mammoth bone and fossil mammoth ivory. This year I have a 12 foot tusk. I have a separa...
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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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Galaxy of Gems, 42nd Annual Show, May 26-27, 2018
CGMA (Chicagoland Gem & Minerals Association) Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show
12/5/2017
Everyone at CGMA is busy getting ready for our 42nd Annual Show, A Galaxy of Gems. We want to thank all of our wonderful dealers, our returning customers, and the many new people who came to our new, bigger, facility, Kane County Fair Grounds, St. Charles, IL. The 2018 show will feature special disp...
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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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Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018
Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018
Rincon Trading Co., LLC
11/23/2017
Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2018   Embark on a treasure hunt you won’t soon forget at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2018. It takes place on January 27 through February 4th, 2018 in beautiful Tucson, Arizona.(GL&W HOLIDOME SHOW) At the beginning of each year, Tucson houses this international mineral ...
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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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Tucson Show
Tucson Show
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
10/19/2017
SRGJ SHOWS Tucson Gems & Jewelry Show  Located at the Grant Luxe Hotel 1365 W, Grant Rd (Grant & I-10) Tucson, AZ  85745 January 25th- February 7th 2018 9 am to 6 pm daily Plenty free parking and free admission We are going to be at Tent # 1 Everyone welcome
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Afghan Gems
Afghan Gems
Afghan Gems - Ahmad Zadran
10/19/2017
Afghan Gems offer natural handcrafted jewelry from Afghanistan At Afghan Gems we offer a range of shapes, cuts, styles, and sizes in the highest quality with incomparable prices. We have a variety of gemstones from rough to polished, mineral specimens. We offer naturally rough and polished Lapis La...
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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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Featured Speakers at the Denver Fine Mineral Show
Featured Speakers at the Denver Fine Mineral Show
Denver Fine Mineral Show
Dave Waisman - 8/9/2017
Each day at 2pm in the Vail Room, First Floor Wednesday 2pm: Phillip Persson presents: "Unusual Minerals of the Pikes Peak Batholith and other Colorado Pegmatite Localities" Thursday 2pm: Mark Jacobson presents: “Emerald and Hiddenite Localities, Hiddenite, Alexander County, North Carolina” Friday 2...
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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 ...
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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 specifi...
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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
Denver Mineral 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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