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Lapidary Clubs and Shows

Clubs and trade shows for gemologists, jewelers and lapidaries.
Gem Business Etiquette

In the gem trade, good manners are important. This guide to gem business etiquette will help newcomers make friends and money — and also avoid…

Gem Show FAQ

New to the gem trade? Heading to a gem and jewelry show? Our jewelry and gem show FAQ can help you get ready and make the most of your trip.

Tucson Gem Show 2009

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what Jeff shares on the Just Ask Jeff: Tucson Gem Show 2009 article.…

Tucson Gem Show 2007

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what Jeff shares on the Just Ask Jeff: Tucson Gem Show 2007 article.…

Tucson Gem Show 2008

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what Jeff shares on the Just Ask Jeff: Tucson Gem Show 2008 article.…

Tucson Gem Show 2005

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what Jeff shares on the Just Ask Jeff: Tucson Gem Show 2005 article.…

Tucson Gem Show 2006

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what Jeff shares on the Just Ask Jeff: Tucson Gem Show 2006 article.…

Tucson Gem Show 2004

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what Jeff shares on the Just Ask Jeff: Tucson Gem Show 2004 article.…

Kraftwerks Event 2004

The 2004 Kraftwerks was held in Ontario California at the Precious Metals West factory. There was a lot of past “Masters” from previous Kraftwerks…

Kraftwerks Event 2003

The Kraftwerks event 2003 is held in the actual factory environment. This event is a rare opportunity to meet some of the top people in the jewelry…

Tucson Gem Show Dates 2006

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See his detailed information on the Tucson Gem Show Dates.

“Not for Profit” Faceting Clubs

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what his answers are to What faceting clubs and guilds do I support? Why?…

Bisbee Mineral Show

Jeff R Graham shares his opinions and thoughts on various topics in Just Ask Jeff. See what his answers are to What is the Bisbee Mineral show like?…

Tucson

If you’re new to this business, let me clue you in. If you want to know what to expect as far as trends in the jewelry world, this is the place to come

Tucson 2002

This year we asked our members for their impressions of the Tucson show. Here are their impressions. A little insight on the Tucson 2002 extravaganza.…