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Gem Mineral and Fossil Showcase

 

Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase Show Listings

Information Is Subject To Change

The following listings are for the Winter 2016 shows. Wholesale shows set their own policy. Buyer registration usually requires copy of business license and/or tax-exempt certificate/resale tax identification and business card.

Visit Tucson simply disseminates basic information about the shows. You must contact the shows individually for exhibit space availability and costs. However, you may use this Web site to Search for Shows by season, to make your hotel reservations and for other Tucson information.

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Madagascar Minerals Gem Show
January 20 - February 15
201 W. Lester St.
Cross Streets: Southwest Corner of Lester St. & Tenth Ave.
Carolyn Madagascar
201 W. Lester St., Tucson, AZ 85705
520-882-8884 ph, 520-882-0053 fax
carolyn@madagascarminerals.com
http://www.madagascarminerals.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 22 - February 15

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Jump Start Dates: January 20 & 21. Wholesale credentials requested are at vendor discretion. Mineral products from Madagascar, including Labradorite, Colorless/Rose Quartz, Orbicular/Regular Jaspers, Petrified Wood, Citrine, Blue Calcite, Celestite, Fossils, Ammonites, Carvings, Spheres, Gem Mosaic Slabs, Rough. Public viewing at second location at the Tucson Electric Park Gem & Mineral Show.

 
A Bead Carnival
January 25 - February 13
3301 E. Pennsylvania St.
Cross Streets: S. Palo Verde Rd. & Michigan
Tomas & Susan Smith, Owners
3301 E. Pennsylvania St., Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 696-9490 ph, (520) 696-0039 fax
http://www.abeadcarnival.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 25 - February 13

Hours: 08:00 am to 5:00 pm 

A Bead Carnival (Formerly ABC East/A Bead Circus) gem show is held in the heart of Tucson's gem shows on the Palo Verde corridor. Our showroom is open to the public for retail sales and wholesale buyers with credentials. The show will feature some of the best vintage dealers in the business: Ben Eagle with Stone Mountain who has some of the coolest things like nailheads, old crystal, old seed beads, cabochons, and a whole tent full of things; along with George Sumpter with huge stocks of all types of old beads and crystals, vintage cabochons, intaglios, and cameos. We always have Weir Studios with their unique and beautiful fused glass pendants and larger fused glass art objects. Several other vendors always arrive at the last minute and we never know who they might be until right around show time. Of course, A Bead Carnival (formerly ABC Direct/A Bead Circus) will have on display the vintage glass beads from Germany as well as vintage buttons and vintage Swarovski crystal and a huge selection of very nice semi-precious beads at incredible Gem Show prices for both retail and wholesale buyers. If you like the Chinese crystal, you will find some of the best prices anywhere and a huge selection here. 

This show opens at 10:00 January 25, 26, 27, 28, 29th.  Then OPEN AT 8:00 every day from January 30th - February 13th.  It's fun to stop here before the others open, you'll be glad you did! VENDOR SPACE AVAILABLE. Call 520-907-5124 for info.

 
Arizona Independent Warehouse Show
January 25 - February 13
Steve Applebaum
1500 E Apache Park Place, Tucson, Arizona 85714
303-462-1173 ph
info@therockwarehouse.com
http://www.therockwarehouse.com/Tucson_Show.html
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 25 - February 13

Hours: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Businesses only and resale number required.

 
1820 Oracle Wholesale Show
January 27 - February 14
1835 N. 11th Ave.
Cross Streets: Oracle Rd. & Plata St.
Mike New
1835 N. 11th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705
520-622-6633 ph, 520-792-2928 fax
topgem@topgem.com
http://1820oracle.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 27 - February 14

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (10:00 am opening on January 27th)

A real wholesale mineral, gem & fossil show with various dealers to include: Top-Gem Minerals-Tucson, AZ; Ramos' Minerals- Peru; Vasconcelos- Brazil; Veronica Matthews Minerals-Connecticut; Howard Schlansker Minerals-Massachusetts; West Desert Collectors-Utah; Clive Queit-South Africa; Red Metal Minerals-Michigan; Arcane Artifacts-Australia; Ausrox-Australia; Lehigh Minerals-Utah; Collectors Edge Wholesale-Colorado. Minerals from Arizona, U.S., Mexico, Canada, Peru and China. Holistic items, fossils, polished goods. Over 600 varieties. Ample parking.

 
22nd Street Mineral, Fossil & Gem Show
January 28 - February 14
Northeast corner of 22nd St. & I-10
Cross Streets: 22nd St. & I-10
Lowell Carhart
Tucson, AZ 85701
(973) 903-3256 ph
Sales: Heather@EonsExpos.com
http://www.22ndstreetshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Promotion: Lowell@EonsExpos.com

Show Dates: January 28 - February 14

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

6th Anniversary Show in Tucson! Presented to you by the same organizers who bring you the Denver Coliseum Show and the NY/NJ Show. With exhibitor success in mind, we feature aggressive advertising support, affordable booth fees, a huge venue to maximize customer traffic, a central convenient location, free on-site parking, free entrance, and friendly management.

Minerals, Fossils, Dinosaurs, Gemstones, Gold, Jewelry, Meteorites, Metaphysical, Silver, Specimens, Tools, Lapidary, Rough, Home Décor, and Supplies & Services.

Located at the north-east corner of I-10 and 22nd Street (Starr Pass Blvd). FREE parking. FREE entrance. EVERYONE welcome. No registration required. Do you need an Invitation Letter to obtain your visa? You can immediately obtain an Invite Letter by visiting: www.Invite-Letter.com

 
JOGS International Exhibits at Tucson Expo Center
January 28 - February 08
Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Rd.
Cross Streets: Irvington Rd. & I-10
Yelena Masenko
Tucson Expo Center, Tucson, AZ 85714
213-629-3030 ph, 213-629-3434 fax
info@jogsshow.com
http://www.jogsshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 28 - February 08

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, closes at 4:00 pm on February 08

At the JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show, wholesale dealers, miners, designers, and manufacturers from the U.S. and overseas gather for a weekend of scoping trendy jewelry while shopping for glitzy value. About 300 booths showcase finished pieces that skew from antique, designer and fine jewelry to gold and silver. Those looking to create their own jewelry can browse an array of loose stones, gems, beads, corals, turquoise, and Swarovski crystals. Amber and minerals also let guests accessorize naturally. Those looking to celebrate special event will explore a great variety of bridal jewelry, loose and finished diamonds and luxury findings. Those looking to enhance the look of their living spaces will find interior and home decor as well as a variety of merchandise and gifts.

*** DO NOT MISS *** SuperStart Pavilion at South Hall of the Tucson Expo Center. Open for 5 days only from January 28 to February 1. Wholesale show open to the public. Admission is free for buyers representing retail stores. General public can preregister online at www.jogsshow.com to purchase admission tickets. Free parking.

 
The Gem and Jewelry Show on Grant
January 28 - February 10
Grand Luxe Hotel & Resort
Cross Streets: Grant Rd. & I-10
Ahmad Wardak
Grand Luxe Hotel & Resort, Tucson, AZ 85745
(847) 922-4613 ph
SRGJshows@gmail.com
http://www.srgjshows.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 28 - February 10

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on February 10

Shuttle Service will be provided by SRGJ Shows in conjunction with MS Coach & Transportation for the following dates: January 28 - February 09 starting at 10:00 am and conclude at 6:00 pm (3:00 pm on February 10). These shuttles will be running on 20-30 minute intervals between the Grand Luxe Hotel and Holidome/Gem Mall. Any questions relating to the shuttles specifically can be forwarded to MS Coach & Transport at (520) 360-9596.

 
GIGM Show--Globex Gem & Mineral Show
January 29 - February 13
Days Inn, 222 S. Freeway Ave.
Cross Streets: I-10 & Congress
Piyush Patel
222 South Freeway, Tucson, AZ 85745-3234
520-251-1800 ph, 520-622-3481 fax
gigmshow@gmail.com
http://gigmshows.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 13

Hours: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Huge Congress Street parking for buyers and free parking at hotel for two hours. Products for sale: Australian Opals, Brazilian Rocks, Moroccan Fossil, Beads, Jewelry, Silver Jewelry, Zeolights, Amethysts, Metaphysical, Lapidary, Lapis, Jade Sculpture, Amber, Chinese Minerals, Himalayan Crystals. Ruby, Peru Minerals and Sculptures, Madagascar Minerals and many more.

 
GIGM Show--Quality Inn Gem & Mineral Show (formerly Clarion)
January 29 - February 13
750 W. Starr Pass Blvd.
Cross Streets: I-10 & 22nd
Dennis Keys
750 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85713
520-251-1800 ph, 520-791-3808 fax
clarionshow@yahoo.com
http://gigmshows.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 13

Hours: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Huge parking behind hotel. Products for sale: Metaphysical product on second floor, Healing Stones, Lapis Stone, Turmlin from Pakistan, Amber Jewelry, Brazilian Gem Stone, Rough Stone, Jewelry and much more!

 
GIGM Show--Howard Johnson Gem and Mineral Show
January 29 - February 13
Howard Johnson-1010 S. Freeway Rd.
Cross Streets: I-10 & 22nd
Piyush Patel
1010 S. Freeway, Tucson, AZ 85701
520-251-1800 ph, 520-791-3808 fax
GIGMshow@gmail.com
http://gigmshows.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 13

Hours: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Two huge parking lots near Howard Johnson and La Quinta. Check our website for parking map. Products for sale: Rhodocrosite, Rough Rhodocrosite, Lapis, Brazilian Stones, Beads, Moroccan Fossil, Lapidary, Zeolights, Jewelry, A  Metaphysical, Jade Sculpture, Chinese Minerals, Ruby, Lapis, Amber Jewelry, Arkansas Clear Quartz, Aurora Treated Quartz and Smokey Quartz Crystal.

 
Granada Avenue Mineral Show
January 29 - February 14
350 N. Granada, next to Hotel Tucson City Center Conference Suite Resort (formerly Innsuites)
Cross Streets: Granada & St Marys
Harvey Siegel
350 N Granada, Tucson, AZ 85701
516-623-3800 ph, 516-623-0197 fax
auroraminco@earthlink.net
Distribution Type: Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Next to Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites Conference Suite Resort.

 
Kino Sports Complex Gem & Fossil Show
January 29 - February 14
Formerly T.E.P., 2500 E. Ajo Way
Cross Streets: Ajo Way & Kino Parkway
Chris Hickman
Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85702

Info@KinoGemShow.com
http://kinogemshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 14

Handicap accessible. Acres of free parking, free shuttle service. Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Findings, Jewelry, Lapidary equipment supplies and tools.

 
Miners Co-op Rock Show
January 29 - February 14
6107 N. Travel Center Dr.
Cross Streets: Orange Grove and I-10
Bob Scholl
6107 N. Travel Center Dr., Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 549-8381 ph
http://www.tucsonrockgemmineralshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 14

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Buy direct from Miners, Lapidarists & Rockhounds! Rough Rock, Cut Gems, Jewelry, Fossils, Crystals, Lapidary Equipment, Minerals, Metaphysical, Specimens, Cabochons/Cabs, Crystals, Slabs, Wire wrapping stones

From the East - Easy Access off I-10, Exit 251 continue for less than a mile and the show will be on your right.

From the West - Exit 250, Left on Orange Grove, Right on West River Rd, Right on W. Joiner Rd then left on N. Travel Center Rd.

Admission Information: No cost, open to the public, pre-registration not required. Both wholesale and retail show.

 
Pueblo Gem & Mineral Show
January 29 - February 10
Riverpark Inn, 350 S. Freeway (Congress St., South Frontage Rd.)
Cross Streets: Cushing & Frontage Rd.
Maurice Destouet
350 S. Freeway, Tucson, AZ 85745
310-586-6816 ph, 310-586-0771 fax
info@pueblogemshow.com
http://www.pueblogemshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 10

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

The Pueblo Show is centrally located in downtown Tucson one block from the Convention Center’s AGTA and TGMS shows. In the area known as “The Golden Triangle” the Pueblo Show is one of the largest shows downtown. It is known as the most diverse gem, jewelry and mineral show in Tucson with exhibitors from the U.S. and as well internationally showing designer and fine jewelry, cut and rough gem stones, pearls, beads, silver, turquoise, amber and rough and fine mineral specimens. The show is located at the Arizona Riverpark Inn with a two acre courtyard with ample seating, full service restaurants, cocktail lounge and patio dining and known as Your Outdoor Oasis in Tucson. Onsite parking with valet service available. Free Shuttle Service. Accessible.

 
Tucson Showplace, L.L.C.
January 29 - February 14
1530 S. Freeway Ave.
Cross Streets: I-10 & Starr Pass Blvd.
Veronica Woods
1530 S. Freeway Ave., Tucson, AZ 53012
262-377-1181 ph, 262-377-4804 fax
tucsonshowplacellc@yahoo.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 29 - February 14

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and by appointment

Handicap accessible. Wholesale credentials are at vendor discretion. Shuttle to site available. This wonderful group of dealers are all direct sources for the material they sell.  The Tucson Showplace houses miners and manufacturers of the industry.  A wonderful selection of rough rock, polished goods, crystals, fossils, and minerals can all be found here. Wholesale and open to the public.  The Tucson Showplace represents material from all over the world: Mexico, Madagascar, Argentina, India, United States, Russia, Spain, and Morocco.

 
African Art Village
January 30 - February 14
1134 S. Farmington Rd.
Cross Streets: I-10 & Starr Pass Blvd., behind Waffle House
Charlotte McDonald Mack
1134 S. Farmington Rd., Tucson, AZ 85713
520-869-7895 ph, 520-743-2062 fax
mackcmc@aol.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 30 - February 14

Hours: 7:30 am to 7:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Please note: wholesale credentials requested are at vendor discretion. The African Art Village consists of approximately 100 African exhibitors showcasing African masks, beads, statues, and various other African artifacts from countries throughout Africa.

Please visit our Facebook page!

 
Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show
January 30 - February 13
Hotel Tucson City Center Innsuites Conference Suite Resort , 475 N Granada Ave
Cross Streets: St. Mary's Rd & Granada Ave
Marty Zinn
475 N Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
505-867-0425 ph, 303-223-3478 fax
mzexpos@gmail.com
http://www.mzexpos.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites Conference Suite Resort

Show Dates: January 30 - February 13

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on February 13

Partial handicap accessible. Wholesale credentials are at vendor discretion. Continuous shuttle between the three Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show locations, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm daily. Specializing in minerals and fossils. Gallery of lapidary artists, petrified wood, metaphysical, gem and lapidary art, rough rock, artifacts, finished gems also offered. 300 vendors selling fine minerals and fossils. Artists' Gallery. Retail and wholesale, open to the public, no charge for admission.

This show is served by Emerald, Red A and Red B shuttles.

 
Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show
January 30 - February 13
Mineral & Fossil Marketplace, 1333 N. Oracle Rd.
Cross Streets: Oracle Rd. & Drachman St.
Marty Zinn
1333 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ 85705
505-867-0425 ph, 303-223-3478 fax
mzexpos@gmail.com
http://www.mzexpos.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Mineral & Fossil Marketplace

Show Dates: January 30 - February 13

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on February 13

Handicap accessible. Wholesale credentials are at vendor discretion. Continuous shuttle between the three Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show locations, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm daily. Specializing in minerals and fossils. Gem and lapidary art, rough rock, artifacts, metaphysical also offered. Twenty vendors selling minerals, fossils, rough and polished rock. No charge for admission.

This show is served by Red B shuttles.

 
Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show
January 30 - February 13
Ramada Limited Tucson West, 665 N. Freeway Ave.
Cross Streets: Freeway Ave. & St. Mary's Rd.
Marty Zinn
665 N. Freeway Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
505-867-0425 ph, 303-223-3478 fax
mzexpos@gmail.com
http://www.mzexpos.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Ramada Limited Tucson West

Show Dates: January 30 - February 13

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on February 13

Handicap accessible. Wholesale credentials are at vendor discretion. Continuous shuttle between the three Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show locations, 9:00 am to 7:00 pm daily. Specializing in minerals and fossils. Gem and lapidary art, rough rock, artifacts also offered. Ninety vendor selling fossils, minerals and antiquities. No charge for admission.

This show is served by Emerald, Red A and Red B shuttles.

 
Executive Inn Mineral Fossil & Gem Show
January 30 - February 14
Fortuna Inn & Suites, 333 W. Drachman St.
Cross Streets: Corner of Drachman & Main
333 W. Drachman St., Tucson, AZ 85701
(520)791-7551 ph, (520)623-7803 fax
egemshow@yahoo.com
http://www.tucsongemshow.info/
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Executive Inn Mineral Fossil & Gem Show

Show Dates: January 30 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Treasures, trinkets, gems, fossils, minerals and stones from all over the world

 
Fine Minerals International Show
January 30 - February 13
450 N. Granada Ave.
Cross Streets: Granada Ave. & St. Mary's (next to Hotel Tucson City Center)
Daniel Trinchillo
450 N. Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
520-792-8500 ph, 520-792-8504 fax
info@finemineral.com
http://finemineral.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 30 - February 13

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Specializing in the finest minerals, gems, lapidary artworks and petrified wood. Three exclusive dealers; Fine Minerals International, Lawrence Stoller-Crystal/Works and Goldstein Creations.

 
Gem and Bead Mall
January 30 - February 13
2901 S. 4th Ave.
Cross Streets: S. 4th Ave and Old Vail
2901 S. 4th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 882-4177 ph
info@gemandbeadmall.com
http://www.gemandbeadmall.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Gem and Bead Mall

Show Dates: January 30 - February 13

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

 
Gem Mall by Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc
January 30 - February 12
Gem Mall, 4475 S. Country Club Rd.
Cross Streets: Country Club & Michigan Ave.
Felicia Crigler
4475 S. Country Club Rd., Tucson, AZ 85706
601-879-8832 ph, 601-879-3282 fax
info@glwshows.com
http://www.glwshows.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Gem Mall

Show Dates: January 30 - February 12

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm  and 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on February 12

Handicap accessible. Over 250 exhibitors with products running the gamut from gemstones to beads and more. More than 2,200 parking spaces.

 
Holidome by Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc
January 30 - February 07
Holidome by Gem & Lapidary Wholesalers, Inc.
Cross Streets: S. Country Club Rd & I-10
Felicia Crigler
4475 South Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85714
601-879-8832 ph, 601-879-3282 fax
info@glwshows.com
http://www.glwshows.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

NEW LOCATION: Holidome

Show Dates: January 30 - February 07

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Over 500 national and international exhibitors. Featuring the famous pavilions with over 150,000 sq. ft. of shopping with everything from fossils to diamonds.

 
International Gem & Jewelry Show Tucson at the Clarion Palo Verde
January 30 - February 07
The Clarion Palo Verde
4550 S Palo Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714
301-294-1640 ph
http://www.intergem.com/shows/upcoming-shows/tucson-az-january-30-february-7
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 30 - February 07

 
JG&M Expo Michigan Street
January 30 - February 14
3300 Michigan St.
Cross Streets: Next to Holidome in the former John Deere & Frito Lay Buildings
Asherah
3300 Michigan St., Tucson, AZ
(520) 889-1840 ph, (520) 889-1840 fax
info@jgmexpo.com
http://tucson.jgmexpo.com/
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Michigan Street

Show Dates: January 30 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Wholesale credentials. Please bring the following: photo id, business card, business license and/or tax id number. Jewelry, gems and minerals at great prices. Free parking.

 
JG&M Expo Simpson Street
January 30 - February 14
601 W. Simpson St.
Cross Streets: East of I-10 along frontage road & Simpson St., near Tucson Convention Center
Asherah
601 W. Simpson St., Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 889-1840 ph, (520) 889-1840 fax
info@jgmexpo.com
http://tucson.jgmexpo.com/
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Simpson Street

Show Dates: January 30 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Open to the public. Jewelry, gems, minerals, gold, silver, crystals, statues, beads, tools, and equipment.

 
Main Avenue Gem Show
January 30 - February 14
1202 N. Main Ave.
Cross Streets: Main Ave. & Drachman
Asherah
1202 N. Main Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 889-1840 ph, (520) 889-4145 fax
info@mainavegemshow.com
http://www.mainavegemshow.com/
Distribution Type: Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 30- February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 14

Wide variety of mineral specimens, including large architectural pieces, fossils, lapidary rough and equipment, finished stones, slabs and much more. Exhibitors include Gem Material Interiors, Eons Ago Company, Superb Minerals India, Paul Staber Minerals, Vicjon Enterprizes/Peru Minerals, Moroccan Village, ColorWright, The Prep Lab and Professional Gem Tools.

 
Mineral & Fossil Co-op, L.L.C.
January 30 - February 14
1635 N. Oracle Rd., next to the College Place Property.
Cross Streets: Elm & Drachman
Bill Barker
1635 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
520-398-7008 ph
doc@docfossil.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 30 - February 14

Hours: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Open to the public and admission is free. Credentials (resale license and business card) are required for wholesale purchases only.

 
Rapa River Gem & Mineral Show
January 30 - February 14
292 S. Freeway Ave.
Cross Streets: S. Freeway Ave. between Congress St. & Starr Pass Blvd.
Lynn Arriaga
292 S. Freeway Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
520-256-2079 ph, 520-743-0563 fax
rapagem@yahoo.com
http://www.rapariver.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 30 - February 14

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Show will be operating a shuttle. If you can't find it here you won't find it anywhere. Rapa River dealers offer a wide variety of many unique and unusual products from all parts of various countries.

 
American Indian Exposition
January 31 - February 14
Flamingo Quality Hotel Ballroom, 1300 N. Stone Ave.
Cross Streets: Stone Ave. & Drachman
Shuttle Routes: Call us for a taxi
Fred Synder
1300 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
520-622-4900 ph
http://usaindianinfo.com/expo.html
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 31 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 14

Handicap accessible. Demonstrating American Indian Artists sharing their unique tribal crafts. Please note that these artisans and demonstrators change every three, seven, and fourteen days. More than 150 tribal nations' authentic crafts, plus major collections of antique seed beads and turquoise stones from thirty mines.

 
KOA Gem & Mineral Show
January 31 - February 14
Tucson Lazy Days KOA
Ben Kelsey
5151 S. Country Club Dr., Tucson, AZ 85706
(520) 799-3701 ph, (520) 799-3712 fax
http://tucsonlazydayskoa.com
Distribution Type: Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 31 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 14 

Gems & minerals, with more information forthcoming.  Vendor space is available!


 
Oracle Road Just Mineral Event
January 31 - February 02
Elks Lodge 385
Cross Streets: N Oracle Rd and W Lester St
Isaias Casanova
Elks Lodge 385, Tucson, AZ 85705
(407) 353-1194 ph
isaias@ICminerals.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 31 - February 02

Hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

 
To Bead True Blue
January 31 - February 08
Doubletree Hotel Tucson at Reid Park-445 S Alvernon Way
Cross Streets: Alvernon Way and 22nd St.
Shuttle Routes: True-Blue Turquoise Route
Anna Johnson
445 S. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711
530-274-2222 ph, 530-284-2244 fax
info@beadagio.com
http://www.tobeadtrueblue.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: January 31 - February 08

Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Open to public and wholesale. Handicap accessible. Complimentary Classes and Demonstrations. Expanding this year to include an additional tent and exhibits in the poolside rooms & suites. To Bead True Blue shuttle is called "True-Blue" (Turquoise Route), making daily stops at Windmill Inn, Simpson Street Parking Hub, Convention Center, and Holidome, starting at 10am each morning. For additional information, please visit our website (it is located under Fast Facts): http://www.tobeadtrueblue.com/fastfacts.html or call 530-274-2222.

600 exhibitors and workshops, that reflect the traditions of pattern and design in handmade arts such as, bead making, ceramics, metal working, glass art, artistic suppliers, hand-loomed textiles, art jewelry, lapidary, ethnographic art, gold & silver, enameling, collectibles, gemstones, designer components, and antiquities. All buyers welcome.
Register online or at the door.

 
The Tucson Bead Show
February 01 - February 06
Radisson Suites Tucson
Cross Streets: Speedway near Wilmot
Shuttle Routes: True Blue Turquoise Route
Anna Johnson
6555 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710
530-274-2222 ph, 530-274-2244 fax
beadanddesign@msn.com
http://www.thetucsonbeadshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

New location!

Show Dates: February 01 - February 06

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Complimentary classes and demonstrations. The finest bead makers, jewelry artists, fashion designers, gem cutters, fiber artists, clay modelers, milliners, textile weavers, and a myriad of trade and bead craft suppliers, as well as over 160 workshops, beadmaking demonstrations, design classes and forums taught by renowned teachers in techniques such as metalworking, enameling, beadwork, jewelry design, chainmaille, polymer clay, resin, and bead weaving, with many new exhibits and workshops in this expanded setting. Shuttle is called "True-Blue" (Turquoise Route), making daily stops at Radisson Suites Tucson, Doubletree Reid Park, Simpson Street Parking Hub, Convention Center, and Holidome/Gem Mall, starting at 10:00 am each morning. For additional information, please visit our website www.thetucsonbeadshow.com.

 
Tucson Store Fixtures Fine Mineral Wholesale Show
February 01 - February 01
Tucson Store Fixtures
Cross Streets: Grant, 1 block west of Oracle
Curt Cowley
500 W Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 623-0064 ph
http://www.tucsonstorefixtures.com/
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 01

Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 

Please note that this show is SOLD OUT of vendor space! Open to public and handicap accessible.

 
AGTA GemFair™ Tucson
February 02 - February 07
Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave (Granada Ave. Entrance)
Cross Streets: Congress St. & Granada Ave.
Mary Lou Keen
260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
214-742-4367 ph
shows@agta.org
http://www.agta.org
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 02 - February 07

GemHall, Design Pavilion & Galleria

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 07

Expanded Tools, Equipment and Supplies Pavilion February 2 - February 5, 2016 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

Open to the trade only. Wholesale requirements: JBT listed, or Jewelry Business License and tax id number  that indicates the company is in the gem and jewelry industry, or multiple invoices from multiple suppliers showing purchases a minimum of $5,000.00 of purchases in the past year, or proof  of being a wholesale client of a GemFair™ exhibitor.

Products: US and Canadian based companies showing color gemstones, fine as well as calibrated, cultured pearls, the finest North American fine jewelry designers and manufacturers, color diamonds, both loose and mounted, tools and equipment used in the industry.

 
GJX - Gem & Jewelry Show
February 02 - February 07
GJX Pavilion, 198 S. Granada Ave.
Cross Streets: Congress St. & Granada Ave., across from the Tucson Convention Center
Cheryl Wormington
GJX Pavilion, 198 S. Granada Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
520-882-4200 ph, 520-882-4203 fax
info@gjxusa.com
http://www.gjxusa.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 02 - February 07

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on February 07 with last buyers admitted by 3:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Over 625 booths featuring U.S. and international wholesale dealers of diamonds, colored gemstones, pearls, fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, gem carvings, findings, and lapidary equipment.

Wholesale to the gem and jewelry trade only. Must provide either JBT membership # or copy of business license and/or tax ID, indicating company is in the gem and jewelry industry; or provide invoices totaling $4,000 from multiple suppliers, for purchases made during the last year of gems, jewelry, castings, precious metals or lapidary equipment.

 
Granada Gallery
February 02 - February 13
Cross Streets: South of Hotel Tucson City Center Conference Suite Resort
338 N Granada Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
(307) 921-9655 ph
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 2-13

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Minerals, fossils, jewelry and sculptures that are carved from gemstones as well as displays of million year-old natural treasures.

 
Ava Motherwell's Trunk Show
February 03 - February 06
Indian Village at La Placita
Cross Streets: Church and Broadway Downtown Tucson
Ava Motherwell
110 S Church Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
530-265-2725 ph, 530-265-2776 fax
info@wholebead.com
http://www.wholebead.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 3 - February 6

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm daily, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Friday, February 5

Featuring vintage beads, glass beads, findings, handmade beads, jewelry, buttons, chains, and vintage jewelry.

 
JCK Tucson
February 03 - February 07
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
Cross Streets: 22nd St. & I-10
Katie Dominesey
3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85745
(203) 840-5684 ph
inquiry@jck.reedexpo.com
http://jckonline.com/tucson
Distribution Type: Wholesale

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 03 - February 07

Hours: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm and 9:30 am to 4:00 pm on February 07

Handicap accessible. Transportation assistance provided to and from other Tucson jewelry shows. Please visit http://www.jckonline.com/tucson for more details.

JCK Tucson is a curated destination of finished jewelry and loose gemstones from 130 of the finest designers and suppliers displaying one-of-a-kind collections amidst the beautiful JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa during the Tucson Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Showcase. Surrounded by picturesque natural beauty, this is the jewelry industry's winter oasis offering a relaxing yet productive environment for business and networking. Open to all qualified buyers, JCK Tucson is the event that offers the premier B2B industry experience that you can expect from a JCK Event.  

Visit http://www.jckonline.com/tucson to view buyer qualifications.

 
Sonoran Glass Art Show
February 03 - February 06
Sonoran Glass School
Cross Streets: 18th St & I-10 NB Frontage Rd
Nick Letson
633 W. 18th St., Tucson, AZ 85701
520-884-7814 ph, 520-623-9680 fax
http://www.sonoranglassartshow.com
Distribution Type: Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 03 - February 06

Hours: 

February 03: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

February 04: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

February 05: 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

February 06: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Open to the public. Handicap accessible. Type of Merchandise: Beads, Glass Art, Finished Jewelry, Sculpture, Tools, Supplies, Equipment 

 
The Best Bead Show
February 03 - February 07
Mulcahy YMCA @ Kino Veteran's Memorial Community Center, 2805 E. Ajo Way
Cross Streets: Ajo Way & Forgeus Ave.
John Iannucci
2805 E Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
610-909-2674 ph, 610-359-8415 fax
Bestbeadshow@yahoo.com
http://www.bestbeadshow.com
Distribution Type: Wholesale & Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 03 - 07

Hours:
February 03          10:00 am to 8:00 pm
February 04-06     10:00 am to 6:00 pm
February 07            10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Handicap accessible. Best Bead Show shuttle. Continuous loop from Best Bead Show to the TEP shows. Class times vary (see website for details). Beads of all types imaginable. Findings, tools, and stringing supplies. This event is open to the public. If you are a wholesale buyer, please bring proper credentials with you (i.e. tax resale license and business cards). Please note that while this event is open to the public, many if not all, exhibitors will conduct wholesale transactions with you but the following conditions must be met: (a) the exhibitor is willing to make a wholesale transaction- some (few) vendors, mostly artisans, do not carry inventory for such transactions, (b) you have proper credentials with you (listed above), and (b) your purchase meets their minimum requirement for such a transaction (each exhibitor sets their own minimum). If ALL conditions are NOT met, THE EXHIBITOR MAY NOT process the sale as a wholesale transaction as it will violate show policy and/or state/federal laws. Please be respectful of this and do not ask the exhibitor to risk.

 
Westward Look Mineral Show
February 05 - February 08
Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina Rd.
Cross Streets: One block east of Oracle Rd. & Ina Rd.
Dave Waisman
245 E. Ina Rd., Tucson, AZ 85704
509-998-5987 ph, 509-624-3534 fax
dave@finemineralshow.com
http://www.westwardminerals.com
Distribution Type: Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 05 - February 08

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on February 08

Special Events:
Saturday Collector Day highlights a private collection on display in the lobby of the Westward Look Resort. The special collector is present all day to visit with you.
Sunday Evening Program: Each year a very special presentation! Social Hour starting at 6:30 pm with Presentation starting at 7:30 pm.

The Show venue is a very comfortable, classic Tucson resort on 80 acres in North Tucson. This small, but very important show  presents the best mineral dealers from all over the world including dealers from Brazil, Germany, England, France, Czech Republic, India, Monaco and the United States.  A must for the serious mineral collector.

 
62nd Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show®
February 11 - February 14
Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.
TGMS Office
P.O. Box 42588, Tucson, AZ 85733
520-322-5773 ph, 520-322-6031 fax
tgms@tgms.org
http://www.tgms.org
Distribution Type: Public

Additional Info:

Show Dates: February 11 - February 14

Hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on February 14

Special Attractions: 


Exhibits from private collections and museums from around the world. Lecture series based on the theme of the Show "Shades of Blue: Minerals of the World." Junion Education Area that provides children with a wealth of mineral and earth science information. Saturday Night Program includes a slient auction, voice auction, slide competition, awards ceremony, and buffet. 

This is an event that has something for everyone, from the serious collector to the novice; minerals, jewelry, fossils, equipment, books, and more!

The non-profit Tucson Gem and Mineral Society uses the proceeds from the Show to further their mission; To encourage interest and study in geology, mineralogy, lapidary, and allied earth sciences. 

 
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