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2 Star Starred
Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 45202
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5 ratings
2.6 average rating
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15 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 17 2012

This was very disappointing. A shadow if its former self. Most of what was shown was poor quality and inflated price: the Oriental merchants who give a price on a piece then go through the farce of trying to get the potential customer to "Name a...continued

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4 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 18 2012

This was a show for the DIY and for persons looking for jewelry already made up. Prices seemed quite reasonable, and you could always bargain. A very enjoyable event.

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2 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 18 2012

We would have enjoyed more ready made jewelry, but there was lots for crafters. Prices were extremely reasonable.

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Now in its 44th year, this renowned exhibit of gems and jewelry has grown to nearly 100 shows annually in more than 35 markets nationwide. Tremendous selection and genuine savings are hallmarks of the shows’ success and popularity. 

This show features hundreds of exhibitors from around the globe, including China, India, Africa, Australia, Russia, the American Southwest and more. Colorful displays feature rare and exotic gems, unusual custom-designed pieces and special “theme” jewelry of interest to hobbyists. Several of the shows have featured exhibits of special interest, such as jewelry displays of famous movie stars and well-known celebrities, among other interesting and unusual displays. 

Peruse extraordinary one-of-a-kind jewelry creations, precious and semi-precious gemstones, eye-catching beads, pearls, watches, antique and estate jewelry, accessories and much more. Free jewelry cleaning and tips on proper maintenance and storage are provided. From everyday-fashionable pieces to the truly rare and exquisite, there is always something for everyone. 

About the Ticket Supplier: International Gem & Jewelry Show

In 1967, Herbert A. Duke, Sr., founded the first commercial gem and jewelry show to sell directly to the public. From these humble beginnings, the International Gem & Jewelry Shows were created. With nearly 100 shows yearly in more than 35 major U.S. cities, they now produce the largest exhibition of gems, minerals and jewelry in the world. More than half a million people pass through this world famous bazaar each year.