December 28, 2022 - Colors of the Stone, the largest artisan show in Tucson returns to Casino Del Sol, from January 28th through February 4th, along with To Bead True Blue, and Artisan Workshops.
The show brings together a diverse group of artisans, gemcutters, beadmakers, wholesalers, lapidaries, and tradespeople. With ample free parking, and free shuttle service to downtown and Gem Mall/Holidome, Casino Del Sol is the perfect first stop on your gem show route!
Meet artisans who have spent decades perfecting their skills, and tradespeople who have searched the world for unique gems, beads, and antiquities. Browse an unrivaled exhibition of artisan-made gems, beads, jewelry, findings, clothing, crystals, gold & silver, and minerals.
Among the diverse displays, find items such as lampwork beads, hand-cut gemstones, antique beads, vintage findings, raku beads, hill tribe silver, antique pearls, tribal textiles.
Colors of the Stone is a great wholesale source for designers and shop owners to buy direct from the source, and find new products offered for the first time by the makers themselves. Order from established companies who offer true wholesale pricing on jewelry making and bead making supplies, gems, metals, leather, chains, cords, wire, clay, findings, and tools.
Artisan Workshops are ongoing throughout the show, taught by artisans-in-residence. Participants are encouraged to explore both contemporary and traditional skills and learn new techniques in subjects as varied as metalwork, bead making, jewelry design, hand knotting, metal clay, wirework, crystal setting, enameling, and mixed media.
The largest Convention Center in Tucson, the Casino Del Sol is the perfect setting for this event. An architectural gem, nestled in the sun-filled Sonoran Desert, with excellent on-site restaurants, spa, and ample free parking. Just minutes from downtown Tucson and the Tucson International Airport.
Whether you are a professional designer or hobbyist, this is an exclusive opportunity to get a head start on the coming year.
When: Jan 28 - Feb 4, 10am-6pm, eight exciting days of shopping, workshops, and fun!
Where: Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85757.
Open to the public, wholesale and retail, no admission charge. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.