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1553 Star Starred
San Mateo County Event Center
1346 Saratoga Drive San Mateo, CA 94403
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3 events
3 reviews
2 stars
3 events
3 reviews
2 stars
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426 ratings
4.1 average rating
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32 events
12 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 06 2008

Stunning amount of jewelry gems and beads.
Go on the first day because when you burn out from the dazzle, you can get return ticket vouchers for free for the next day.
Many prices are flexible so don't just pay what they ask on the more...continued

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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 11 2009

The International Gem and Jewelry Show at SM County Expo is a regularly scheduled event with about half vendors selling fine jewelry and half vendors of beads and pearls, etc. for the jewelry maker. There are several vendors of findings and...continued

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21 events
8 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 06 2008

It's a lot of fun to go here - I'm glad Goldstar had free tickets, because the parking was expensive. I opted to park in a nearby neighborhood and use the money I saved on parking and tickets to buy more beads and jewelry. You should walk this...continued

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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.