Saturday, November 23, 2013

#TucsonGemShow - AGTA GemFair Tucson - Special Exhibits

GemFair Tucson
Special Exhibits

AGTA Celebrates the Spectrum Awards
February 4 – 9           North Wall of Gemhall
Through the Spectrum Awards, the AGTA has been honoring superior talent in gemstone and jewelry design for twenty-seven years. Discover why this competition sets the standard for designers and lapidaries as you view the collection featuring the 2013 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ winning selections.

The Cultured Pearl Association of America
Exhibit of Extraordinary Cultured and Natural Pearls

February 4 – 9           GemHall in booth 1900
The CPAA will have on display the 2013-2014 International Pearl Competition winners and presenting the 2014 "Magical Gifts of Nature" a new traveling exhibition of Extraordinary and Incredible Cultured and Natural Pearls.

Smithsonian Institution Special Exhibit
February 4 – 9           GemHall in booth 1800
Each year more than 7,000,000 people visit the Smithsonian Institution to see the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems & Minerals, home of the Hope Diamond and the single largest exhibit hall ever renovated in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. You can see highlights of this fabulous collection at the AGTA GemFair™ on the GemHall floor. Don’t miss this opportunity to see some of our National Treasures and to speak to Jeffrey Post, Ph.D. and Curator of the National Gem Collection.

Somewhere In The Rainbow – A Modern Gem and Jewelry Collection
February 4 – 9           GemHall in booth 1711
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see one of the finest private colored gemstone and jewelry collections in the country. This display is meant to not only showcase the gorgeous gems and the master designers who have crafted finished jewelry for this collection, but most importantly for the mission of Somerwhere In The Rainbow. The goal of the collection is to bring accessible and hands on education and enjoyment of fine colored gems to museums, galleries, gemological organizations, retail stores and facilities dedicated to preserving the rarity and beauty of these minerals, gems and articles of jewelry.
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