In 2023 we are hoping to be able to show at both the trade-only GJX show AND the main retail show – the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show from Tuesday, Jan 31 to Sunday Feb 5.

As always, we will have with a wide range of cut and polished gems with us as well as rough and rubbed opal directly from the mines of Lightning Ridge. 

Black Opal Direct Team at Tucson GJX Show

Trade Buyers Option – GJX Booth 329 – Main Tent

We are back in the MAIN TENT at the GJX Show at booth 329 – Opposite the Tucson Convention Centre in downtown Tucson. Continue down towards the Premier Pavillion where we were last year but take a left at Emerson Gems from Brazil and we are just behind them!
Address of GJX Show — 198 South Granada Avenue. Tucson AZ .

The GJX Show dates/hours are —
Tuesday Jan 31 –  Saturday Feb 04 — 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM  
Sunday Feb 05 — 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Feb 06)

The show is a wholesale show and you will need trade credentials to enter. Details are here.

Retail Buyers Option – TGMS Booth

For the very first time, we are showing at TGMS which is open to the public!
Find us in the Grand Ballroom at booth 23-24, located at the Tucson Convention Center, 260s Church Avenue, Tucson AZ.

The TGMS dates/hours are —
Thursday Feb 9 – Saturday Feb 11 — 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday Feb 12 — 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

We will have an appointment calendar set up soon with 45-minute allocated times for you to shop with Justin & Ruth.

Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show website here.

More questions? Simply email Kylie on gday@blackopaldirect.com.

If you are still wondering whether to come along read our blog on the best reasons to visit Tucson.

We hope to see you all there!

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