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Welcome to the 34th INTERGEM

„The World’s Finest Colours“ – These are the finest gemstones, most desirable jewellery, fascinating objects: goldsmiths and designers, jewellers and traders, researchers and scientists from around the world will meet from 28 September to 1 October 2018 at the exquisite trade fair in Germany’s gemstone capital, Idar-Oberstein.

„The World’s Finest Colours“ – The INTERGEM is regarded internationally as a special insider tip: its exhibitors display traditional gemstone craftsmanship, state-of-the-art design and pioneering technology. The flair of Idar-Oberstein, the cradle of German gemstone craftsmanship, makes this trade fair a very special experience.

Opening hours:

Friday, 28 Sept. – Sunday, 30 Sept. 2018

  • daily from 9:30 am – 6:00 pm

Monday, 01 Oct. 2018

  • from 9:30 am – 5: 00 pm


Admission prices (incl. catalogue):

Day ticket € 19,00
Supplementary ticket for following day € 10,00
Reduced rate day ticket* € 14,00
Groups of 25 people and over* € 12,00
Catalogue €   5,00

* vocational school pupils, vocational college students, trainees in the gemstone & jewellery sector


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At the heart of the market: INTERGEM offers opportunities for exhibitors.

„The World’s Finest Colours“ – The INTERGEM is a globally-renowned trade fair for gemstones, gemstone jewellery and objects as well as processing and manufacturing technology. Since 1985 the national and international jewellery and gemstone sector has met each autumn in the German gemstone capital Idar-Oberstein.

Facts & figures:

  • over 120 exhibitors
  • 5,000 square metres of exhibition space
  • 3,500 trade visitors from 25 countries
  • INTERGEM special: Forum: Design and Forum: Gemstone Carving
  • extensive support programme



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Here you can find the complete INTERGEM service for journalists: accreditation, press material, general information.

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More than a show

„More than a show“ is the motto of the INTERGEM. The support programme demonstrates this in many different facets. It offers visitors and exhibitors information & inspiration, further training and entertainment, new ideas and interdisciplinary exchange. Personal contact included.
At this years INTERGEM we are presenting interesting topics and events.


Frankfurt Airport (FRA):
approx. 127 km distant, direct rail link to Idar-Oberstein

Frankfurt-Hahn Airport (HHN):
approx. 36 km distant

Idar-Oberstein Airfield (EDRG):
Airfield for private planes and helicopters, approx. 8 km distant

Idar-Oberstein Railway Station
approx. 5 km distant, direct link to the Nahetal line between Saarbrücken and Frankfurt/Main,
free shuttle bus to Messe Idar-Oberstein

Idar-Oberstein Tourist Information offers an accommodation search facility on its website. Accommodation can be booked simply using this.

Accommodation search of the town of Idar-Oberstein

During the INTERGEM visitors can make use of a free shuttle bus, which travels between Messe Idar-Oberstein and the town at 30-minute intervals.

Shuttle bus timetable (PDF)