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.
Nobu’s recommend show
I personally recommend all this show because they are very warm hospitality and having beautiful Native American stuff. It is located near the Pima Community College Downtown campus. Very close to Madagascar Minerals Gem Show and Main Avenue Fossil & Mineral Show.
For jewelry lovers
JOGS requires registration. Please register before you will visit. They provide online registration.
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, JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show, and 22nd Street Show are the best show for handmade jewelry lovers and lapidarist. There are many vendors who own the factory in China. Plus, all beads are affordable prices.
Some of the shows require registration. Please see and register before you will visit shows.