Tucson Gem & Mineral Show 2017

by rincontrading on January 13, 2017

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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Southwestern Turquoise Jewelry

by rincontrading on May 12, 2016

Turquoise Jewelry in the Southwestern USA

Although very different from other gemstones like rubies, diamonds, emeralds, etc. turquoise has been respected worldwide. It has, in fact, color ranges from shades of blue-green to blue to green. The most attractive and commonly used shade in turquoise jewelry today is the blue. A timeless gemstone
Turquoise has been used since ancient times. Turquoise jewelry is as much in demand today as it was decades ago.

Turquoise has not lost its charm. Early jewelry artisans used the stone in combination with silver to create turquoise jewelry like bracelets, neck wear, and belt buckles. The same is done today. Turquoise jewelry is available in a combination with different kinds of metals. The one combination that stands out the most though is the combination of turquoise and sterling silver. This combination is most certainly one of the leading trends in modern jewelry.

Unique characteristics of a unique stone

One of the greatest and most particular characteristics of turquoise is that it is opaque. Unlike other transparent gemstones where one needs to be concerned with flaws, clarity, and reflection, turquoise needs none of these factors to prove its worth. The only thing that concerns a buyer when it comes to this particular gemstone is color. The most appealing color is the sky blue, this is also called the robin’s egg and is popularly used by jewelry designers all over the world .

The perfect combination

Turquoise jewelry paired with diamonds, zircons and silver can make for a stunning combination. This combination is perhaps the most universally loved one, and therefore, one will find that most turquoise jewelry is set in silver, and if combined with another gemstone it is most often a white one. The sparkle of the white stone is a brilliant compliment to the smoothness and opaqueness of the turquoise. While wearing turquoise jewelry to match apparel, whites, navy blue, blacks and shades of blue go perfectly well with turquoise. For instance, teaming a beautiful black dress with a large turquoise necklace will look more elegant that you can imagine.

Turquoise necklaces are perfect gifts for December birthday celebrants and 5th wedding anniversary, as turquoise is said to bestow wealth and happiness. Turquoise is one of the oldest known and most prized gemstones. It is a highly protective stone that is regarded as a gift of friendship and the symbol of life. It looks perfect for a broad range of styles. Turquoise jewelry is elegant, versatile and timeless that can accentuate any wardrobe.

Turquoise is one of the most natural and loveliest gemstones prized since the ancient time. It is a
valuable stone that is seen in blue to sky blue tones, and from blue-green to a yellowish green. It gets its blue color from copper and its green color from iron . It is one of the first gems to be mined and is believed to have healing and spiritual qualities.

Turquoise is the birthstone for December and the anniversary gem of marriage. The Native American Indian tribes in the Southwest regard turquoise as the Sky Stone. Turquoise is an ancient talisman for health and happiness and is said to promote prosperity. It is also said to be a highly protective stone.

One of the most famous types of turquoise jewelry made by the Navajo Indian and Zuni Indian Tribes in the southwest. Considered to be the masters at creating the most beautiful turquoise jewelry, these tribes are expert silversmiths. They combine turquoise with sterling silver to make the jewelry more attractive.

Turquoise jewelry is one of the oldest-known and most prized jewelry since ancient times. It was used by ancient Egyptians, Asians, Persians, Mesopotamians, among others, and is still to this day very popular in the fashion industry. Though turquoise has been mined for thousands of years in Persia, the largest producer of the world’s finest-quality turquoise is the United States.

Turquoise necklaces are one of the most popular styles worn.It has become a known choice for jewelry. There are various ways in which turquoise necklaces can be used due to its different shades. They can be worn casually during the day or as evening wear piece. They can also be utilized for a classy fire look, for a very neat and put together look or for a bold and beautiful style.

Turquoise necklaces come in various forms which are artistically designed to accent the wearer’s face, body shape, age, and height. These pieces are also designed to suit different fashion trends and tastes. Turquoise necklaces come in at least three forms: the beaded turquoise necklaces, the squash blossom turquoise necklaces, and the pendant turquoise necklaces. Turquoise accessories are one of the oldest types of turquoise.The turquoise pendant necklaces have been a very popular type of adornment throughout history.
The beaded turquoise necklaces come in various sizes and shapes. There are single and multi-strand types. There are nuggets, chips, rounds,rondells and other shapes in different lengths.

The squash blossom turquoise necklaces have beads that look similar to squash or pomegranate blossom and a crescent shaped pendant called “naja” . There are also those with streamlined and with more subtle features.
These necklaces become synonymous with American Indian art and jewelry and are famous for their bold features

Complete your style and attract attention with turquoise necklaces offered at www.rincontrading.com Our turquoise necklaces are available in various shades and styles and can come with other valuable gems. Turquoise necklaces can accentuate your natural beauty and exquisite taste.


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