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The G & LW / Gem Mall tents at the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show: The G & LW Show, aka “Gem Mall”

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! The G & LW show is located on the south end of Tucson, not far from Electric Park/Kino Sports Complex.  This show primarily consists of two large tents set up in an “L” shape.One half of […]

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A giant Shiva stone at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

Tucson Gem Show: Hotel Row

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is actually a collection of individual shows located all over the city. In general, the main categories of items that you can find at the Tucson Gem Show include rough […]

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Buffalo skulls at Electric Park at the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show: Electric Park / Kino Sports Complex

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! At the Tucson Gem Show, once I have canvassed Hotel Row, Electric Park / Kino Sports Complex is reliably the second stop on my list. Electric Park/Kino Sports Complex is HUGE. Massive.  Gargantuan.  You get the […]

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A table full of various crystals at the Tucson Gem Show

Tucson Gem Show: A video of Highlights

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is a yearly phenomenon that takes place each year at the beginning of February. The city of Tucson fills up with stones and stone hunters for three weeks of rockin’ […]

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Tucson Gem Show Fossila

Tips for saving money at the Tucson Gem Show

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! Start at the back and work your way forward:  Start at the back of the tent/alley/hotel and work your way forward.  The vendors at the back are in the lower rent district (though truly, there is […]

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Our favorite Shiva Lingham vendor at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

2012 Tucson Gem Show: My Favorite Healing Stone Vendors

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! It is hard to describe to anyone who has never been to the Tucson Gem Show just how large it is. I am a massage therapist, so my main interest in going to the show is […]

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Why you need a rolling bag at the Tucson Gem Show...you never know what you are going to pick up!

Looking Down the Road: The Tucson Gem Show, part IV (packing and must bring items)

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! There are a few items that I have found it helpful to pack when coming to Tucson for the Tucson Gem Show that one might not think of in the normal list of things that one […]

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Amethyst Cathedral at the Tucson Gem Show

Looking Down the Road: The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, part III (strategies for at the show)

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! Tips for Surviving the Tucson Gem Show: The Tucson Gem show can be overwhelming and exhausting if you are not careful.  Once you have made a plan for where you want to go, pace yourself.  You are […]

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A giant Shiva stone at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

Looking Down the Road: Tucson Gem Show, part II (Transportation and Parking)

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here!   This is part two of my series on planning for attending the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, which takes place at the beginning of February each year.  It is the largest gem and mineral show […]

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Tables full of crystals at the Tucson Gem Show

Looking Down the Road: The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, Part 1 (planning your trip)

Be sure to check out my other great posts about planning your trip to the Tucson Gem Show here! These people range form curious laypeople to professionals in the gem and mineral industry.  The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show is the largest gem show in the world, and it draws visitors and vendors from all […]

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