The legendary Tucson Gem Show is the largest and most prestigious gem and mineral show and an incredible celebration of all things gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry related. Every year in late January and early February, buyers, collectors, and enthusiasts from around the world travel to Arizona to visit the Tucson Gem Show.
Video: Top 7 Reasons to Visit the JOGS Show
Tucson Expo Center
The JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show is located in the Tucson Expo Center – and during the Tucson Gem Show is a main shuttle hub with free parking!
3750 E.Irvington Road
Tucson, AZ 85714
The JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show is one of the leading Jewelry events in North America for all jewelry and gem industry professionals and is one of the key jewelry markets in the world. The JOGS Show is well known for being a buyer’s paradise for store owners looking to for great-selling products, and hosts a wide variety of pavilions and exhibitors. Whether you’re a DIYer or a serious buyer, the Show has something for everyone.
Here’s the top seven reasons why you should visit the Show!
#7 High quality gemstones, cabochons and raw materials
Are you a jewelry designer? Designers from all around the world come to JOGS to pick up high quality gemstones, cabochons and raw materials for their work. The best part is many of our vendors and international exhibitors are direct source – that means there’s no middleman, and you can buy directly from gemstone dealers, manufacturers and mine owners. You’ll be able to meet and talk to internationl gemstone dealers from Thailand, India, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Columbia, Africa, Russia, China and more. There’s also 200+ jewelery making classes and seminars you can sign up for, including metalwork, wire wrapping, and even beginner’s classes where you can learn how to make jewelry right at the Show!
#6 Indonesian & Bali Silver
A tradition of beautiful craftsmanship and handmade silver can be found at the JOGS Show’s Indonesian Pavilion, where large direct manufacturers of Bali Silver showcase their newest products. Bali Silver is a hot seller in the United States, Canada and Mexico due to its price point, quality and organic and freeform designs, and a large selection can be found at the JOGS Show.
#5 Southwest Jewelry & Turquoise
Tucson is well known for its Southwest culture, and the JOGS Show has an amazing amount of Turquoise and Southwestern Jewelry. If you’re looking for handmade Native American jewelry, the show has everything from traditional cuff bracelets to Squash Blossom Necklaces. Designers and lapidaries will also be in for a treat when it comes to turquoise – the Show carries the best quality and best priced turquoise from local Arizona and Nevada mines, Mexican, and Persian turquoise. At the JOGS Show we saw Sleeping Beauty, vintage Bisbee, Blackweb, Number Eight and Burtis Blue and many others.
#4 International Amber Pavilion
JOGS is known even better for its International Amber Pavilion – an entire section of the show dedicated to amber jewelry. Every year a large group of exhibitors from Poland, Russia and Lithuania bring the “bread and butter” of the amber world to the Show in the form of amber jewelry, carvings, beads, cabs and rough. Elsewhere in the show you can also find Triple A Blue Sumatra Amber, Mexican Chiapas Amber and amber from the Dominican Republic. Amber is considered a perfect product to carry due to its natural origins, and healing and protective properties. There’s no better place to find the newest amber designs and best priced amber materials.
#3 Designers & Designer Jewelry
During the Tucson Gem Show many visitors come to the JOGS Show looking for unique designs for their shops, jewelry stores and catalogues… and the Show has an incredible variety of designer jewelry. Our international designers bring their unique jewelry designs from all over the world to the Show, from Europe to South America. Be one of the first to wear or carry the latest exciting trends or find a special one-of-a-kind piece that you won’t find anywhere else!
#2 Interior Home Decor & Giant Crystals and Geodes
There’s more than just jewelry and gemstones at the JOGS Tucson Show – there’s also an amazing amount of interior and home decor made from gems and stone. Vendors bring incredible works made from gemstones, including counter tops, tiles, bathtubs, vases, carvings, fountains and so much more.
#1 Variety of Products
The #1 reason to visit the JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry show is the sheer variety of products available during the Show. There’s over 40,000 visitors each year, 800 booths, and exhibitors from 26 countries. The Show carries fine jewelry, designer jewelry, gemstones, rough, cabs, beads, carvings, crystals, minerals and specimens. There are new surprises at the Show every year, and you’ll never know exactly what you’ll find. A majority of the JOGS Show exhibitors return every year, so when you do find a dealer you like, you’ll be able to return to them year after year!
Are you interested in attending the JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show in Tucson?
Register for the Show online! https://jogsshow.com/account/
About the JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show in Tucson, Arizona
The JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show is one of the U.S. best selling event year after year – and one of the top markets in the country. This exciting gem and jewelry show event draws buyers from all over the world – tens of thousands of qualified buyers worth millions with serious purchasing intent. Many of these buyers are hard to find and hard to reach but they will come to this event which is one of the most dynamic gift shows and markets in the world. They want new products, great prices, exciting artists, unique resources and innovative ideas they need to set their businesses apart.