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Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2017

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Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2017

Embark on a treasure hunt you won’t soon forget at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2017. It takes place on January 28 through February 12, 2017 in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. At the beginning of each year, Tucson houses this international mineral and gem trading fest. Countless individuals come out and bargain, trade and collect any number of new and unique gems and minerals. Regardless of whether you are a visitor ,buyer or vendor you don’t want to miss out on this spectacular event.

Experience the History of the Show

What started out as a small group of rock hounds and mineral collectors back in 1955 has grown into a large showcase of gems for enthusiasts and collectors from around the globe. You can find the best minerals, jewelry, gems,fossils and lapidary dealers from all over the world. Items from renowned museums and private collections are also on display.

The first exhibition took place at an elementary school in town and was open to the general public. It was an immediate hit, which is what prompted the organizers to make it a regular event. In 1956, the show was held at rodeo grounds. It stayed here until 1972. It eventually made its way to its current location where countless people can come out and enjoy it each year.

Quality Gems and Minerals on Display

The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show 2017 is well-known for bringing in gems, fossil displays and minerals from major museums everywhere. Every year the show designates a theme mineral to generate interest. Because of the amount of interest generated, satellite shows ended up popping up everywhere. One of the best segments of these shows is that of beads for you to take home and enjoy.

Multiple Shows are Wrapped into One

The Tucson show includes 40+ shows at dozens of different locations around town. You can visit the exhibit tents, hotels, halls and sprawling venues all around the area. Every year the mix changes, so you never know what the event is going to hold in store for you. The majority of the shows are open to everyone and don’t cost you a thing to attend. Not only does that mean you don’t have to spend a bunch of money on this event, but you can enjoy checking out multiple events all rolled into one amazing show.

Bring the Family Out

Thousands of individual’s head over to the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show at the Convention Center downtown. They have free seminars to help broaden your knowledge about the different gems and minerals. Your family will love the Junior Education Area loaded with hands-on activities perfect for children of all ages. This gives children the chance to learn something new and exciting, without having to stress about whether they are going to enjoy themselves or not.

It’s for More Than Just Pros

Serious gem and mineral collectors from around the globe come out and take part in this amazing event. It is truly one of the biggest and best events around, so you don’t want to miss out on this fabulous opportunity. Thousands of individuals from all over come together to check out the opals, gold, diamonds, dinosaur fossils and much more. The assortment of items is truly amazing and one that you don’t want to miss.

Rincon Trading at the GL&W Holidome Show Jan 28th –Feb 5th Booth #138-140


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