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A variety of beads, made from tiger eyes, opal, amazonite, agate and more, will be available at the gem show.

The Gem Faire premier jewelry and bead show will return to the Earl Warren Showgrounds at 3400 Calle Real in Santa Barbara on Friday through Sunday, Aug. 16 to 18.

Exhibitors from all over the world will be onsite with a large selection of fine jewelry, crystals, gemstones, beads, minerals, fossils and more, an event spokeswoman said.

Attendees can take advantage of buying loose gemstones, raw minerals, bead strands, finished jewelry, fashion accessories, supplies and tools direct from importers and wholesalers, the spokeswoman said.

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Jewelry repair and cleaning as well as ring-sizing services also will be available.

Hours will be noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The $7 admission is valid for the entire weekend.

For more information, visit www.gemfaire.com or contact Gem Faire Inc. at 503-252-8300 or info@gemfaire.com.

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