A Bead Carnival


Show Dates: January 16 - February 13

Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm thru January 29th and 08:00am - 5:00pm on January 30-February 13

A Bead Carnival (formerly ABC Direct) is proud to be the best ‘little gem show’ in town!

We’re selling the business and the building making this is our LAST GEM SHOW.  You’ll find bulk purchase deals on everything!

There will be crazy deals in the tents outside, then come inside for more bargains! Come and check out the amazing vintage glass beads from Germany, vintage buttons, & vintage Swarovski crystal. We have beads from around the world including exceptional semi-precious stones, luscious glass beads, as well as fun wood & bone beads. We are selling everything including the fixtures, cases, & displays.

You don’t want to miss these awesome close-out deals!

Find us at 3301 E. Pennsylvania St. (Northeast corner Randolph and Pennsylvania) in the heart of Tucson’s gem shows on the Palo Verde corridor. Our showroom is open to the public for retail sales and accommodates wholesale buyers with credentials.

We’ve been a part of Tucson’s semi-annual Gem & Mineral Show for decades. This gem show is the largest in the world and is held around the first two weeks in February. See show schedule below for exact dates and times.

Starting January 16th,we’ll be open seven days a week from 10 – 5 and beginning MONDAY January 30th WE WILL OPEN AT 8:00 am (til 5:00) through FRIDAY February 13th. So, come by and see us first before the big tent shows open– you’ll be glad you did!

For inquiries, please email Susan Smith: susansmith4130@gmail.com.

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Gem Shows
Gem Show
  • End Date: 2017-02-13
  • Gem Show Name: A Bead Carnival
  • Location: 3301 E Pennsylvania Street
  • Major Cross Streets: NE Corner of Randolph & Pennsylvania
  • Start Date: 2017-01-16
  • Type of Merchandise:
    • Beads
    • Crystals
    • Gemstones
    • Glass