You can see our recommended shows ranking for each category such as jewelry, fossil, minerals, rock, and beads.
As you know, the Tucson Gem Show has over 50 shows. It is a bit difficult to find your favorite show on these shows. If you visit the show the first time, these recommended rankings will help you.
If you visit the Tucson Gem Show first time, we recommend the following shows.
For jewelry lovers
For fossil lovers
In addition, some fossil shows are gathering near Oracle road. You should visit 1801 Oracle Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show, 1820 Oracle Wholesale Show, and Mineral & Fossil Co-op. These shows are not big, but you may find good and rare fossils.
For mineral lovers
If you like minerals or interested in luxury minerals, you should visit Marcus Budil in the Pueblo show.
For rock lovers
If you want to see rock crystals, amethyst, quartz, and rough rocks, you should visit GIGM Globex Gem & Mineral Show, GIGM Quality Inn Gem & Mineral Show, and Mineral & Fossil Co-op. There are a lot of varieties of rocks including carvings.
For beads lovers
G&LW Gem Mall and Holidome, Colors of the Stone, To Bead True Blue Show, and Tucson Artisan Workshops, and JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show are the best show for handmade jewelry lovers and lapidarist.
Some of the shows require registration. Please see and register before you will visit shows.