The 22nd Annual Gem Faire, featuring over 70 world renowned importers/exporters and manufacturers, will be held Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11 through 13 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, 1855 Main St.

The event is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 12, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 13.

Items for sale by importers/exporters and manufacturers will include fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals, and more. Finished and unfinished jewelry, rare gemstones and jewelry making tools will all be available under one roof.

The faire will also feature classes and demonstrations for all skill levels. Hourly door prizes will be offered throughout the weekend.

General admission is $7, valid for the entire weekend.

Information, (503) 252-8300,, or