#Gemshows Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Shows in January 2016 #Wholesale #Retail

by Robyn Hawk on January 4, 2016

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January 2016

Jan 1 - Feb 28  - Quartzsite, AZ: Desert Gardens Rock, Gem and Mineral Show
The Largest Rock, Gem and Mineral Show in Quartzsite! Since 1999 Desert Gardens RV Park in Quartzsite, Ariz., has been home for hundreds of vendors from around the world selling thousands of rocks, gems and minerals to daily visitors, wholesalers, and among each other. Desert Gardens offers free parking, free admission, a food court, and over 200 25' x 35' spaces for vendors. Ample Public Restrooms and showers for vendors.
http://xpopress.com/quartzsite-desert-gardens-rock-gem-mineral-fossil-show.html

8-10—LARGO, FLORIDA
: Annual show; Pinellas Geological Society, Largo Cultural Center; 105 Central Park Drive, Parkside Room; Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 12 Noon-5 pm; Admission is Free; 40th Annual Show Drawing $1.50, Silent Auction
http://www.amfed.org/sfms/club-shows-123.html

8-10—SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Sonoma County Fairgrounds; 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 Admission, Children Free; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.
Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

9-10—NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Intergalactic Bead Show , TN State Fairgrounds; 500 Wedgewood Ave. ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5; Looking for a relaxing way to spend the weekend? Then shop the Intergalactic Bead Show! Intergalactic Bead Shows unites beaders, jewelry makers and enthusiasts with some of the world’s finest and rarest beads as well as precious stones, gems and finished jewelry from all over the world. We provide buyers with a relaxing, beautiful ambiance in which to shop as well as high quality products from some of the best artisans in the industry.
Web site: Beadshows.com

15-17—GLOBE , ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society, Gila County Fairgrounds; 900 E. Fairgounds Rd.; Fri. 9 -5 , Sat. 9 -5 , Sun. 9 -4 ; Single Admission $3, Couple Admission $5, Free Admission for students/children
Web site: http://www.gilagem.com

15-17—DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Del Mar Fairgrounds; 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 Admission, Children Free; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. 
Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

15-17—HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Hawaii Rock and Mineral Society, Honolulu Museum of Art School; Linekona Art Center Building , 1111 Victoria Street; Fri. 5:30 -9, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission ; Gem and mineral displays, interactive with minerals and fossils of Hawaii. Lapidary cutting and polishing demonstrations. Gem Identification by local experts. Fluorescent Minerals Displays in a dark room. Rare display of Hawaiian Minerals: Quartz, Calcite, Opal, and Agate. 
Web site: http://pohakugalore.net/Hui_pohaku/Winter-2016-Hawaii-Mineral-Show.html

16-17—FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS:
Annual show; FREDERICKSBURG ROCKHOUNDS, LADY BIRD JONHSON PARK; HWY 16 SO., 3 MILES SO. OF MAIN ST.; Sat. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Free Admission!; 47 th ANNUAL HILL COUNTRY GEM & MINERAL SHOW 40 + DEALERS TEXAS & SW.....MINERALS,FOSSILS,METEORITES,GEODES,CARVINGS,JEWELRY FREE ADIMSSION, FOOD SERVICE HOURLY SILENT AUCTIONS & DOOR PRIZES, RAFFLE PRIZES COME BROWSE,COME BUY, OR JUST COME AND HAVE FUN 
Web site: FREDERICKSBURG ROCKHOUNDS

16-17—DELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tomoka Gem & Mineral Society, Volusia County Fairgrounds,Tommy Lawrence Building; State Rout 44 , (1 mile East of I-4, Exit 118); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $4 Admission , Children Free; 45th Annual Gem & Jewelry, Minerals & Fossils Show & Sale Demos & Classes in Faceting, Lapidary, Wire Wrapping and lots more Over 50 Vendors Free parking Don't forget to stop by the Coquina Kids table for great demos for the kids 
Web site: www.tomokagms.org

16-17—EXETER, CALIFORNIA:
Annual show; Tule Gem and Mineral Society, Exeter Veterans Memorial Building; 324 N. Kaweah Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Free Parking, Gems, Grab Bags, Snack Bar, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies, Minerals, Outstanding Displays, Raffle, Rocks, Silent Auction, Ten Dealers, and Wheel of Fortune.; contact Margaret Buchmann, 5215 W. Nicholas Ave, Visalia, CA 93291; e-mail: margaretbu03@gmail.com; Web site: www.tulegem.com

22-24—SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Gem Faire Inc, Marin Center; 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.
Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

22-24—TYLER, TEXAS: 19th Annual show; East Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Tyler Rose Center; 420 Rose Park Drive; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students $1, Children free under 3; 
Wholesale and retail show; 12 dealers with gemstones, jewelry, rocks, minerals, fossils, equipment, cut & uncut stones and lapidary supplies. We will have the Rock Food Table, a silent auction, door prizes, demonstrations, member displays and Wheel of Fortune children's game.  School day is Friday with several educational demonstrations but is also open to the public.
http://www.etgms.com/annual_show.html

23-23—NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual Auction; Boston Mineral Club, American Legion Nonantum Post 440; 295 California St.; Sat. 9-5; Free Admission; The Boston Mineral Club Annual Mineral Auction features a voice auction of quality mineral specimens and related items for every price range. Running simultaneously, a silent auction of over 150 flats offers a wide range of items, from mineral specimens to lapidary rough, books, maps, tools, and more. As a 501(c)(3) organization, the club will be accepting tax-deductible donations for the auction until 11:00 a.m. the day of the event. Registration: 9:00 a.m., Donation Drop Off: 9-11:00 a.m., Specimen Viewing: 11:30 a.m. till Noon, Voice Auction: Noon-5:00 p.m., Silent Auction: Noon-2:30 p.m.
Web site: http://www.bostonmineralclub.org/annual_auction

23-24—PANAMA CITY, FL 32404, FLORIDA: Annual show; Panama City Gem & Mineral Society, Central Panhandle Fairgrounds; 2230 E. 15th St.; Sat. 8 -5 , Sun. 9 -4 ; Free Admission; Minerals, Fossils, Wire wrap Jewelry, Beads & Beadwork, Super Door Prize. We would love to see you there.
https://www.facebook.com/Panama-City-Gem-Mineral-Society-1484987285112018/

23-24—CINCINNATI, OHIO: Annual show; Intergalactic Bead Show, Sharonville Convention Center ; 11355 Chester Rd. ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5; Looking for a relaxing way to spend the weekend? Then shop the Intergalactic Bead Show! Intergalactic Bead Shows unites beaders, jewelry makers and enthusiasts with some of the world’s finest and rarest beads as well as precious stones, gems and finished jewelry from all over the world. We provide buyers with a relaxing, beautiful ambiance in which to shop as well as high quality products from some of the best artisans in the industry.
Web site: beadshows.com

30-31—DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Intergalactic Bead Show, Durham Convention Center; 301 W. Morgan St. ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5; Looking for a relaxing way to spend the weekend? Then shop the Intergalactic Bead Show! Intergalactic Bead Shows unites beaders, jewelry makers and enthusiasts with some of the world’s finest and rarest beads as well as precious stones, gems and finished jewelry from all over the world. We provide buyers with a relaxing, beautiful ambiance in which to shop as well as high quality products from some of the best artisans in the industry. 
Web site: Beadshows.com


Information sourced from Rock & Gem Magazine and XpoPress Calendar of Gem & Mineral Shows & Expos

PHOTO CREDIT:  ROBYN HAWK AKA @aflyonthewall

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