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Lima is Headed to Tucson!

Posted by Steve on January 27 at 02:49 pm

Lima CactusThe Lima Beads offices will be officially closed from Tuesday (1/31) – Friday (2/3) next week for our annual trip to Tucson for the big gem and jewelry shows. Last year was my first year making the trip, and it was waaaaay bigger than I expected. You can’t possibly prepare yourself for that many beads.

Shipping and Customer Service

During these 4 days, you’ll only be able to reach us by email. A small (and super dedicated) portion of our team is staying behind, so orders will continue to ship, but it may not be as quickly as you’re used to. If you need something urgently in the next week, be sure to place your order by Monday (1/30) and if it’s super time-sensitive, it would be a good idea to choose UPS as your shipping option.

Stay Tuned for an Update

We’ll be sending along an update next week, so stay tuned! Don’t forget, the Crossword Sale ends on 1/31–and watch the blog for an update on the winners of the bonus prizes. Adiós!

Read the comments (or add your own)

  1. Jane MS
    Jane MS says:

    Enjoy the show and find us some good stuff!

  2. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Good luck to all those staying behind to do the work, chins up! You are the few and the brave! To all those going: I envy you! Keep your eyes pealed!!

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    Mary S - Sweet Chick says:

    OOOO! I am SO envious of those going to Tucson!!
    And may thanks to those staying behind to “man the ship”!!
    Buying beads from you guys at Lima may be the only way I’ll ever get to Tucson! Thank you for ALL your hard work and dedication! :-D
    You ROCK!!

  4. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Good one, Mary! 8)

    Have tons of fun in Tucson — lucky LB Team!!! Thanks in advance for the fantastic beauties you’ll be buying for us to purchase! :D

    Thanks to those of you staying behind to man the warehouse — the unsung heroes/heroines of the Team! :D

  5. Jewelry Z
    Jewelry Z says:

    Exciting!
    Can’t wait to see what you bring back!

  6. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Enjoy! Be safe and bring back loads of goodies!!

  7. Antique to Chic
    Antique to Chic says:

    oooh, have fun!
    I’ve always wanted to go to a bead show, but I think I’d spend my life savings like I’m slowly doing on here! lol

    love you guys and can’t wait to see what you find! :)

  8. Marin
    Marin says:

    Enjoy,can’t wait to see what you find

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    taranicoletreasures says:

    I would love to go to a bead show!!!! I am very jealous. Hope you all have a good time and bring back some cool STUFF!!!!! I can’t wait to see what will come back with ya’ll Tara aka girlygirltara

  10. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    My experience of the Tucson gem show was: heaven – more gorgeous beads than I could imagine, warm(ish) weather, good food, great company… I hope you have an equally great time there. (and many thanks t those holding down the fort at home)

  11. B Miller
    B Miller says:

    It’s my first visit to the Tucson shows this year – I’ll keep an eye out for the Lima Beads crew! (Although given the size and number of shows, it’s not likely that I’ll see you!) We’ll be hitting AGTA, GJX, G&LW, 22nd Street, and American Indian among others! Can’t wait – should be lots of fun! Enjoy your trip!

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    MySistuh says:

    I just love the Bead Shows in Tucson….what great fun…cant wait to get back…looking forward to seeing whats new and exciting…

  13. Lynn g
    Lynn g says:

    Have a good trip, and bring us some pretties too!!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Have a good trip, Hoping you bring back a tractor trailer with lots of beauties!

  15. P Lepper
    P Lepper says:

    OOOOhhh AAAhhhh – was in Tucson last about 10 yrs ago, great dessert, great wild life and wonderful stones and beads – I will take one of each of each kind that is! I know you will bring enough to share with everyone! Safe trip!

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