The Gem Expo
Friday November 22 11:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday November 23 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday November 24 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency on King
Entrance Fee: $4 / day or $8 for all 3 days
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Back Again for November 2013:
2 For 1 Friday Nights
Bring a friend with you on Friday night after 7:00pm and get 2 for 1 admission to the show.
The Shopping Spree Contest is ON AGAIN!
Post a comment to our Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheGemExpo and you could receive one of three $50 Shopping Spree gift certificates to the November 2013 Gem Expo. Contest closes November 21, winners will be announced on our Facebook page November 22nd.
The Gem Expo is Canada's Premier show for Beads, Beading supplies and Tools, Gems, Copper and Sterling Silver Findings, Jewellery, Minerals, and Lampwork artisans The show features handmade beads and jewellery from talented artisans and also feature a large variety of Precious and Semi-Precious stones such as Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Quartz, Pearls, Opals, and many others. Weather you're looking for strands to make your own jewellery, beautifully faceted stones for setting or wire wrapping, or finished pieces with exquisite gems, The Gem Expo has it all.
Many of the vendors will also help you design and make your own jewellery form the stones and findings that they sell, just ask. For those interested in the healing properties of Minerals, there are many dealers that can help you find the perfect stone to help you regain that balance in your daily lives. The Gem Expo will also feature many Mineral vendors that will be show casing there mineral samples form all over the world. There will be many demos at the vendor booths as well as classes on the basics of Jewellery making.
The show features exhibitors from around Canada including the following designers, artisans and merchants:
- Silver Dawn: I carry thousand of beads strands all at $2.00; glass, crystal, semi precious, naturals, pearls, shell, lamp work, ceramic, acrylic, Miyuki Tila, Swarovski, Preciosa.
- Universal Gems and Beads: They carry a large selection of precious and semi precious stones
- Jewellery Jamboree Gems: Sacred Seven is a stone with a great healing power and properties as well as its beauty.
- Amberlink: Providing genuine Baltic Amber & sterling silver jewellery since 1997.
- Blue Sapphire Beads: Sterling Silver findings from Bali and Thiland, Sterling Silver Findings, and custom made Jewellery
The show is Open to the Public. Admission is $4 per day or $8 for all 3 days. An additional $2 off coupon is available by registering on the web site.
Most exhibitors offer wholesale pricing to designers, galleries, and businesses.
The draw is open to all visitors who completely fill out a ballot.
1 Night Stay at any Hyatt Hotel property in the world
Plus many more exciting door prizes donated by our vendors!
In light of the devastating disaster that has struck the Philippines, we will be changing the charity from The Alzheimer's Society of Canada to supporting relief efforts in the Philippines. More details to follow shortly.
We will be supporting the Alzheimer's Society at our March Show.
You can sign up online now and start bidding at https://www.charityauctionorganizer.com/auction/TheGemExpo
Some of the great items at this shows auction
Here is a link to company in the Philippines that has decided to go out into the devastated areas and help by making and giving out food packages.
Some more info and images from the Philippines: