Bridging Worlds of Wellbeing, Gems & Minerals
As the proud organisers of The London Gem & Mineral Show, we are dedicated to bringing world-class shows and exhibitions to the heart of the UK. This event serves as a captivating celebration of the Earth's natural wonders, featuring rare and exquisite gemstones, minerals, and crystals from around the globe. The show is not only a treat for collectors, crystal businesses, and enthusiasts but also an educational journey into the geological wonders that have fascinated humanity for millennia.
Our team at Wisdom on Wellness consists of two experienced professionals who share a deep appreciation for holistic living and the profound influence that crystals and gemstones can have on our lives. With backgrounds in event management, we curate unique and immersive experiences for our attendees.
Co-Founder & Director
Co-Founder & Director
Mary has extensive experience of the wellbeing industry, stemming from her own healing journey of self-discovery, including the use of crystals, yoga, meditation, and energy healing. Through this, Mary learned the importance of alignment between her spiritual interests and her mental and physical health. Mary has a background in fashion business, events, and education. She graduated with a first in Fashion Business and Promotion and runs her own jewellery business alongside Wisdom on Wellness, designing and making her own exquisite pieces, working on commissions with healing crystals.
"I am excited to be creating an immersive and educational experience, redefining the perception of gems, minerals and fossils. Whether you're new to the scene or a seasoned connoisseur, our aim is to unite this vibrant, growing community and encourage learning and exploration for everyone"
Alix has more than a decade of experience in the events industry. Having worked with some very well-known brands, event spaces and locations, he is very experienced when it comes to the operations of a large-scale event. During this time, Alix struggled with his own mental health which led him towards the holistic wellbeing industry, thus creating Wisdom on Wellness.
"I am so excited to be creating a welcoming space and finally filling the gem and mineral exhibition demand that London has been longing for. Bringing together collectors, enthusiasts, and crystal businesses all under one roof"
Maz is the Founder and Director behind Carpé Crystals, a UK-based crystal retailer and wholesaler. With over 30 years of knowledge and hands-on experience working with crystals, Maz's journey led her to establish Carpé Crystals in 2019. Born from an unwavering passion for crystals and a desire to make a positive impact on people's lives, Maz's background in fashion, client and account management has equipped her with a unique blend of skills. Her keen creative eye and commitment to product quality and visual aesthetics have set Carpé Crystals apart.
What started in a humble bedroom has transformed into a thriving enterprise. In less than four years, Carpé Crystals has a dedicated online following of over 30,000 and a physical store in Maidstone, Kent, which proudly boasts some of the largest crystals in the UK.
“Crystals have always been a huge part of mine and my family’s lives and I wanted to be able to share that passion and knowledge with others.”
Ricky is the Sales Director at Carpé Crystals. With an extensive background in international sales and a history of managing multi-million pound companies, Ricky brings a wealth of experience to the team. Ricky has a passion for crystals and minerals and specialises in research and education on the ethical and political aspects of conscious crystal sourcing. When he's not immersed in the world of crystals, you can often find him exploring the rugged coastlines of the UK, on the hunt for fascinating rocks and fossils.
We are committed to reducing the environmental impact of our events as much as we possibly can. There will be a lot of measures in place to ensure this, which our exhibitors and customers alike must adhere to.
Power usage is kept to a minimum and only used where necessary.
There is a designated person who will ensure that all power is only used during show opening hours.
Recycling points are available throughout the exhibition.
We strive to reuse, recycle and repurpose where possible, and use recycled materials across the aesthetics of the exhibition.
We will have recycled and recyclable brochures and branding throughout the exhibition and only print when totally necessary.
We will have refillable water stations for our customers to reduce plastic waste.
The items we purchase are carefully selected, using recycled, organic and / or ethically sourced and sustainable materials where possible.
Our caterers must use biodegradable cartons and packaging.
We always have plant-based catering available as the more eco-friendly option.
We are focused on supporting independent businesses in the local community to build the exhibition, positively impacting the local area.
We work closely with charitable organisations; our venue, our charity partner, we offer free stand space for charities and plant a tree for every exhibitor that signs up.
We are committed to, and very passionate about, reducing our environmental impact, being socially responsible and generally, being as kind to the environment around us as we possibly can be. This is a really important part of what we do and it is at the core of our activities, events and collaborations.