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$14.50 C113c  This is a very cute Rose Quartz Cat.  This lovely carving measures nearly 1 3/8" wide x over 7/8" x 2 1/4" tall.   Would make a great pocket piece!

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Rose Quartz is a type of Quartz which exhibits a pale pink to rose red hue.  The color is usually considered as due to trace amounts of Titanium, Iron or Manganese, in the massive material.  Some Rose Quartz contains microscopic Rutile needles which produce an asterism in transmitted light.

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Rose Quartz Cat

$14.50 C101c  This is a lovely Green Marble Eagle.  This cool and very detailed carving measures 2 1/4" x over 1 5/8" wide x nearly 1 1/8" tall.  A really beautiful piece.

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Marble is a metamorphic rock consisting of Limestone but mostly composed of Calcite.  It is used extensively for sculpture, building material and has many decorative uses.  The pure white Marble is probably the most common form known, but the characteristic swirls and veins of many colored Marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as Clay, Silt, Sand, Iron Oxides or Chert.

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Green Marble Eagle

$14.50 C102b  Here is a very cool Brecciated Jasper Cat.  This carving measures over 2" long x 7/8" x nearly 1 5/8" tall.  A very nice color combination on a nice carving.

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Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Picture Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variants such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations.  This results in what appears to be scenes or images in a cut section of the Jasper.

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Brecciated Jasper Cat

$14.50 CV103b  Here is a very nice Goldstone Owl carving.  It measures 1 1/4" wide x 1" x 2 1/8" tall with a nice polish.  A very cute and detailed carving!

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Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame. The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless. Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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Goldstone Owl

$14.50 C104b   This is a really cool Picture Jasper Turtle.  This very detailed and cute turtle measures 2 1/8" long x almost 1 3/8" wide x nearly 1" tall and has a nicely polished finish. Awesome!

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Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Picture Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variants such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations.  This results in what appears to be scenes or images in a cut section of the Jasper.

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Picture Jasper Turtle

$10.50 C105b  Here is a nice smaller carving of an Eagle made from Goldstone.  It measures almost 1 1/2" x over 3/4" x nearly 1 1/2" tall and has a nice polish.  These little guy is super cute and very detailed. 

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Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame. The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless. Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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Goldstone Eagle

$12.50 C106C  This is a set of dice carved from Brazilian Agate. These measures 1/2" by 1/2" with a good polish.  These won't last long, so get one while you can.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Brazilian Agate Dice

$12.50 C118b  This is a nice gemstone carving of a Frog made from Howlite.  It measures 1 5/8" long x 1 1/4" wide x 3/4" tall.  This is a cute carving to add to your collection.

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Howlite is a soft and sometimes brittle gemstone.  It is usually white or colorless.  It can be translucent in thin fragments.  It is associated with Colemanite, Ulexite, and Bakerite and is found in Borate deposits.  It is usually dyed to simulate real "Turquoise" in jewelry.

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Howlite Frog

$12.50 C100C  Here is a set of three (3) mini frogs on lily pads.  This set has three carvings of an imitation Turquoise frog on a Green Aventurine lily pad, a Red Jasper frog on a Green Aventurine lily pad, and a Hematite frog on a Green Aventurine lily pad.  The frogs measure 1/2" by 1/2" and the lily pad measures 3/4" by 3/4" Good quality detailing.

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Mini Frogs on Lily Pads Carvings

$14.50 C110C  This is a very nice Dallasite coyote with his head thrown back howling at the moon. This piece measures 2 1/4" x 1 1/4" in height.  This piece has a great polish and a unique design.

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Dallasite is a breccia made of quartz, epidote, altered basalt and pumpelleyite. Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Picture Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variants such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations.  This results in what appears to be scenes or images in a cut section of the Jasper.

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Dallasite Coyote

$10.00 CV120b  This is a very nice solid Copper cube made from Michigan Copper.  This piece measures 3/4" x 3/4" x 3/4".  This Copper cube has a great smooth finish and makes a great gift.

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Copper is a reddish colored metal with a high electrical and thermal conductivity.  It has its characteristic color because it reflects red and orange light and absorbs other frequencies in the visible spectrum due to its band structure.  It is in the same family as Silver and Gold and is a malleable metal.  It is beautiful natural or polished.

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Solid Copper Cube

$14.50 CV111c  This is an interesting and highly detailed Turtle carving.  The turtle's shell is made from Green Aventurine and body from Green Tree Agate.  This very cute piece measures almost 2 3/8" long x nearly 1 3/4" wide x 1" tall and has a nice polish.  This would make a nice gift or addition to your carving collection. 

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Aventurine is a form of Quartz that is characterized by its translucent and mineral inclusions that give it a shimmering or glistening effect called "aventurescence".  The most common color is green but it may also be orange, brown, yellow, blue or grey.

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Green Aventurine Turtle

$14.50 C112c  This is a nice gemstone carving of a Turtle made from Pink Rose Quartz.  It measures nearly 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" wide x almost 1" tall.  This Turtle has a very soft Pink color with very light White accents.

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Rose Quartz is a type of Quartz which exhibits a pale pink to rose red hue.  The color is usually considered as due to trace amounts of Titanium, Iron or Manganese, in the massive material.  Some Rose Quartz contains microscopic Rutile needles which produce an asterism in transmitted light.

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Rose Quartz Turtle

$35.00  C115b   Here is a pretty Skull carving made from Goldstone.  He measures nearly 2 3/8" x over 1 5/8" wide x 1 5/8" tall and has a nice polish.   The highly detailed skull would make a nice gift or addition to your carving collection.

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Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame. The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless. Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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Goldstone Skull

$25.00 C125b  This is a very cool Pyramid carved from a Brazilian Agate.  This interesting piece has excellent banding in a unique design and measures almost 2 3/8" square x 1 3/4" tall.   Very nice!

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing Silica in solution which is possibly derived from the decomposition of Silicates in the lava.  The Siliceous matter is deposited in regular layers resulting in the banded or striped formation.  It is very unlikely that you would ever find an exact duplicate of any type of Agate, Fairburn or other.

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Brazilian Agate Pyramid

$14.50 C109b  This is a nice carving of a Buffalo made from Opalite.  It measures over 2 1/4" long x 1" wide x 1 1/4" tall and has a nice polish.  Very cool!

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Opalite is a trade name for a man-made precious opal imitation.  It is usually made of glass or resin.  Man-made or not, it is definitely a beautiful "gem stone" and one of my personal favorites.

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Opalite Buffalo

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C117b  This is a nice carving of a Dolphin made from Goldstone.  This lovely piece measures nearly 2 1/2" long x almost 7/8" wide x 1 1/8" tall and has a nice polish with a nice sparkle as it's rotated in the light.

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Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame. The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless. Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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Goldstone Dolphin

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C108b  Here is a very cute Shark carved from Rose Quartz.  This nicely detailed carving measures 2 3/4" long x 3/4" wide x nearly 1 1/4" tall.  Very unique!

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Rose Quartz is a type of Quartz which exhibits a pale pink to rose red hue.  The color is usually considered as due to trace amounts of Titanium, Iron or Manganese, in the massive material.  Some Rose Quartz contains microscopic Rutile needles which produce an asterism in transmitted light.

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Rose Quartz Shark

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C119B  This is a buffalo carved from Mexican Serpentine. This carving measures 2 1/4" in length by 1 1/2" in height and has a good finish.  This is a very neat carving!!

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Serpentine is a group of common rock forming hydrous Magnesium Iron Silicate minerals. It can contain minor amounts of Chromium, Manganese, Cobalt or Nickel. Serpentine may refer to over 20 different varieties that belong to the Serpentine group and the most common are Antigorite, Chrysotile and Lizardite. The color is often green and may have a mottled or scaly appearance.

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Serpentine Buffalo

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C107c  This is a nice carving of a Alligator carved out of Goldstone.  It measures nearly 2 3/8" long x 1 3/4" with the curled tail x almost 3/4" tall and has a nice polish.  It would make a great gift.

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Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame. The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless. Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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Goldstone Alligator

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CV114c   Here is a very cool carving of a Red Jasper Frog on a Fluorite Lily Pad.  The highly detailed frog measures 1 3/8" x 1 3/8" x 3/4" and sits an a green and white pad with streaks of purple that is 2 3/8" x 2 3/8" x nearly 1 1/4" overall.  This little guy is super cute and makes a lovely display.

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Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Picture Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variants such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations.  This results in what appears to be scenes or images in a cut section of the Jasper.

 

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Red Jasper Frog

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