Hilton Tucson East
7600 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson
That is exactly what this show is....it is the Rio Grande Catalog - come to life!!!
This is the only place I know of where you can talk to the people that build the tools you use in your jewelry making and try the tool prior to purchase!
Thinking about getting a Bonny Doon press? Phil Poirer and Dave Reynolds will be on hand teaching class offering a free seminar and on the showroom floor to answer your questions.
Kate Wolf demonstrating her Wolf Wax Carving Tools, Bill Fretz will do a seminar on the use of Fretz Hammers and Stakes...these are free seminars and the presenters are always generous about the time they spend answering questions.
Have you ever wanted to try a Laser Welder? PulsePoint™ Laser Welders will be on-site.
PUK ArcWelding - PUK's philosophy? A seam should never be seen. But expert Robert Sepiashvili should be, and you can see him at Catalog In Motion®!
Rio's newest, most exciting, can't-wait-to-show-it-off product line? Uroboros Glass in everything from frit and noodles to sheet and confetti for flameworking, casting and fusing (not to mention, all the tools and equipment you'll need).
Talk with Swanstrom representative, Tim Sheriff, right there at the Swanstrom booth; he'll help you find the plier that feels right for the task at hand.
Silver Jewelry that doesn't tarnish? Cynthia Eid will be in the ballroom to answer your questions about Argentium Silver.