Tucson Gem Shows

A Bead Carnival (formerly ABC Direct) is proud to be the best ‘little gem show’ in town!

We’re selling the business and the building making this is our LAST GEM SHOW.  You’ll find bulk purchase deals on everything!

There will be crazy deals in the tents outside, then come inside for more bargains! Come and check out the amazing vintage glass beads from Germany, vintage buttons, & vintage Swarovski crystal. We have beads from around the world including exceptional semi-precious stones, luscious glass beads, as well as fun wood & bone beads. We are selling everything including the fixtures, cases, & displays.

You don’t want to miss these awesome close-out deals!

Find us at 3301 E. Pennsylvania St. (Northeast corner Randolph and Pennsylvania) in the heart of Tucson’s gem shows on the Palo Verde corridor. Our showroom is open to the public for retail sales and accommodates wholesale buyers with credentials.

We’ve been a part of Tucson’s semi-annual Gem & Mineral Show for decades. This gem show is the largest in the world and is held around the first two weeks in February. See show schedule below for exact dates and times.

Starting January 16th,we’ll be open seven days a week from 10 – 5 and beginning MONDAY January 30th WE WILL OPEN AT 8:00 am (til 5:00) through FRIDAY February 13th. So, come by and see us first before the big tent shows open– you’ll be glad you did!

Show Dates 2017 WINTER GEM SHOW January 16 – February 10, 2017 featuring our Regular Hours of 10:00 – 5:00, then special gem show hours will begin January 30 thru February 10, 2017 when show will open at 8:00 a.m.

Vendor space is available.
For more information please call:
877-696-9490 or 520-907-5124

Where to buy beads
You can buy beads from us online at our eBay store.