The Winter Tucson Gem Shows are Back!
After 2 years of waiting, the Winter Tucson Gem Shows have returned! From January 29th through February 5th, Colors of the Stone, To Bead True Blue, and Tucson Artisan Workshops are back at the Casino Del Sol for eight days of shopping, workshops and fun!
Feel the buzz of excitement as you browse exciting new designs and shop from an unrivalled collection of artisan handcraft. Whether you are a professional designer or a hobbyist, this is an exclusive opportunity to get a head start on the coming year. Many new products are being offered for the first time and by the makers themselves.
Show goers will meet the artists and merchants showcasing a range of traditional and contemporary, finished pieces and components. From Handcrafted beads, jewelry, gemstones, and jewelry supplies, to rarities such as handmade moccasins, antiquities, hand cut sapphires, and vintage crystals -you’re bound to find something you’ve never seen before.
Colors of the Stone is also a great wholesale source for designers and tradespeople purchasing goods for the purpose of resale –such as jewelry makers, metal workers, bead stores, craft stores, and art galleries. Shop from established companies who offer true wholesale pricing on jewelry making and bead making supplies, gemstones, gems, metals, leather, cords, wire, clay, findings, and tools.
Artisan Workshops are ongoing throughout the show and are taught by artisans-in-residence. Participants are encouraged to explore both contemporary and traditional skills and learn new techniques in subjects as varied as metal work, bead making, jewelry design, hand knotting, art metal clay, wirework, crystal setting, enameling, and mixed media.
Located in the bright and airy ballrooms and terrace of the Casino Del Sol Convention Center, which also boasts many onsite restaurants, ample free parking, and free shuttle service to downtown and Gem Mall/Holidome, making the Casino Del Sol the perfect first stop on your gem show route.
Jan 29 – Feb 5, eight exciting days of shopping, workshops, great restaurants, and fun. Saturday through Saturday at Casino Del Sol, 5655 W Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85757. Open to the public, wholesale and retail, 10am-6pm with no admission charge. Pre-registration is highly recommended but not required. For more info, visit colorsofthestone.com or find us on Facebook and Instagram.