The 2013 Bead Show and the Gem and Mineral Show in Tucson Arizona

Soon it will be time for some serious shopping for people who wait all year for these events. There will be visitors from all over the world both exhibiting, and shopping at The Tucson Bead Show, and the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.

The Tucson Bead Show will be held at various locations, two of which are February 5-10, 2013 at Windmill Inn and Doubletree Reid Park February 9-11.  There will be bead makers, jewelry artisans, lapidary studios and more. Wholesale trade suppliers will be showcasing their newest creations, artistic beads, hand-printed textiles, and fine gemstones, as well as an amazing array of beads for sale. Workshops are available by artists and designers. The exhibitor list at the Doubletree may be viewed here.

The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show will be held February 14 – 17, 2013. These exhibits provide a rare window into private and museum collections from around the world. An estimated 250 retail dealers will be sharing the Exhibition Hall and the Arena areas of the Tucson Convention Center. Westward Look Resort always has great exhibitors too.

For places to see and stay, and other things to do while you are in Tucson, AZ visit


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