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International Gem and Jewelry Show

Santa Monica Civic Auditorium (Santa Monica, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

403 ratings
4.2 average rating
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22 events
15 reviews
3 stars
attended Sep 01 2012

High priced and low priced jewelry. Need to know what you are buying and the value.

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25 events
13 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 14 2013

I'm bummed this is the last time the gem show will be at Santa Monica Civic Center. I don't think nearly as many people will make the trek downtown or to Pasadena. But... continued

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25 events
13 reviews
6 stars
attended Jun 14 2008

It's a great show for those who love all types of jewelry- from beads to diamonds. A lot of pieces are priced well- much better than buying it at retail.

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34 events
13 reviews
29 stars
attended Jun 19 2010

Lots of product and dealers. High and low end products. Parking is $8 for each day.

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41 events
12 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 06 2013

Many vendors with a good variety of goods and competitive pricing.

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23 events
12 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 19 2008

way too much good stuff to buy, for either the diyer or finished jewelry pieces....

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20 events
11 reviews
14 stars
attended Sep 21 2008

I had another engagement so I didn't have enough time. It would have helped had there been a map showing where things were. They seemed to be slightly organized by type.

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Amina
88 events
11 reviews
509 stars
attended Sep 02 2012

Many vendors were under one roof. There were so many stones, etc. to choose from. I bought my favorite Tibetan bracelets, charms, and rings from Pema.

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22 events
11 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 24 2010

The best of this type of show. Something for everyone.

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15 events
11 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 10 2010

This was more than a fun event, it was, as I saw it, well run and there were bargains to be had and we, happily, found some outstanding ones.
The layout was easily... continued

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38 events
10 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 05 2009

I enjoyed the show very much. Lots of selections: the real deal= diamonds etc., beads, supplies, lots of help and great choices.

The only thing I did not like is the charge for parking $7.00 or to find street parking.

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22 events
10 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 15 2008

They had the best selection and it was a huge event. Definitely recommend this event for next time.

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12 events
10 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 23 2011

This was a massive jewelry show at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. In addition to the auditorium having displays in every room, there were two large tents with... continued

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27 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 12 2009

This was my first Gem and Jewelry Show. I was amazed at how many vendors were there. Unfortunately, I only had an hour and a 1/2 long lunch break to try and see all the... continued

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13 events
10 reviews
15 stars
attended Dec 03 2011

This was my first time, so I had no expectations. I found the show to be mostly unfinished strands of beads and stones, loose beads/stones, and high priced gold and gem... continued

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20 events
10 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 04 2009

WOW!! This event was amazing. I got so many great deals on jewelry. I will 100% attend next time this show takes place.

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21 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 17 2011

I felt there was too much finished jewelry. I would have liked jewelry bead artists like at Tucson.

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21 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 02 2011

I felt there was far too many vendors selling finished jewelry and not enough "beads". Bead artists would be a great addition.

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21 events
9 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 30 2012

If you want to pay retail then this is your event. There was more finished jewelry than beads and findings.

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16 events
9 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 05 2009

There was a lot of variety in the kind of jewelry available. I wish there was more variety in the kind of food available.

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