Gemfest - Gems and Jewellery
|From:||Friday 22 February 2019|
|To:||Sunday 21 October 2018|
|Time:||9:00am - 03:00pm Friday 22 February 2019|
|Location:||Centenary Heights State High School, 60 Ramsay St, Toowoomba, QLD 4350 Australia|
Darling Downs’ residents are in for another treat. Organisers are promising something for everyone at this 38th annual gem and jewellery expo. Come along to Gemfest – ALL items are for sale. You’ll find jewellery of all shapes, sizes and price ranges: precious gemstones in the rough or cut; bead supplies; crystal, mineral and fossil specimens from all around the world; Australian opals; Tahitian pearls; carvings and ornaments – all making perfect gifts for birthdays, Christmas or that special occasion.
Gemfest is hosted by members of the Toowoomba Lapidary Club, and together this band of volunteers puts on one of the best Gem and Jewellery expos in South-East Queensland. All Toowoomba and neighbouring residents are invited as well as visitors.
Saturday, 20 October 2018 9am to 5pm
Sunday, 21 October 2018 9am to 3pm
This is a great 2-day event for the whole family!
Selling a wide range of cut and uncut gemstones, jewellery, semi-precious gemstones, beads, pearls, fossils, opals, crystal and mineral specimens from all over the world. Carvings from precious and semi-precious stones are great for gifts, including Christmas presents. ALL items are for sale.
- Gemstone testing/identification will again be available. This is a FREE service to the public, done by a member of the Gemmological Association.
- The kids will love the Fossicking for Children area.
- Missing a gemstone in your jewellery? Bring it along and see if you can find a matching gemstone. Create your own unique piece of jewellery: purchase a setting and select your favourite gemstone and have it set before you go home.
Tickets for three fabulous jewellery raffle prizes will be on sale; also hourly lucky door prizes.
Inside the hall, around 28 gem traders come from Central Queensland in the north, to Sydney in the south and put together this two-day spectacle. Around 30 traders also sell their merchandise outside the hall.
Catering provided by Toowoomba business.
Gemfest is proudly supported by the Toowoomba Regional Council through funding from the Community Events Support Grant.
60 Ramsay St
|Entry charges - Adult||$5.00|
|Entry charges - Child||Under 13 are free|
|Entry charges - Student||Under 13 are free|
|Contact phone||David on 0417 611 802|
|Booking information||The Toowoomba Lapidary Club invites gem and jewellery traders to set up stalls inside and outside the hall. All bookings are handled prior to the event by the Gemfest Planning Committee.|
|Contact organisation||Toowoomba Lapidary Club Inc|
|Is food and drink available?||Yes|
|Are toilets available?||Yes|
|Is there disabled access?||Yes|