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Gemfest - Gems and Jewellery

From:Tuesday 25 June 2019
To:Sunday 21 October 2018
Time:9:00am - 03:00pm Tuesday 25 June 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.

Centenary Heights State High School
60 Ramsay St
Entry charges - Adult$5.00
Entry charges - ChildUnder 13 are free
Entry charges - StudentUnder 13 are free
Contact phone David on 0417 611 802
Booking informationThe 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 organisationToowoomba Lapidary Club Inc
Is food and drink available?Yes
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes


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