Collector Eggs made from Agate, Jasper, Marble and other Gemstones

Page 1  Go To Page: [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] [ 8

McAfee Secure sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

Cost

Item Description

Click Picture
for Larger Image

$25.00

EGG100b   Here's a new item, a lovely Chiastolite egg.  It measures over 1 1/4" x nearly 1" and has a nice appearance with a good polish. This is a great egg with beautiful iridescent color and neat design! A great addition to any collection!

This is a similar to like item as they are all very close to appearance and size.

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Chiastolite is a variety of Andalusite which is a common metamorphic mineral which forms under low pressure and low to high temperatures. Chiastolite contains dark inclusions of  carbon or clay which form a cruciform pattern when shown in a cross-section. The colors resemble a muted from of iridescence. A clear variety was first found in Andalusia, Spain from which it gets it's name Andalusite.

egg

Chiastolite Egg

$12.00

EGG102c  Here is a very interesting find!!  This is a Lingham Stone. This stone measures over 2 3/4" tall x over 1 1/8".  These stones have been shaped by a river and hand polished. And yes, these are the stones used in an Indiana Jones movie.

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Shiva Lingams are egg-shaped stones made of cryptocrystalline quartz. They are found in one of the seven holy sites of India - the Narmada River in Onkar Mandhata. Villagers gather the stones from the river and hand polish them. This stone resonates with energies of all the elements - Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Stone. Healers use shiva lingams to treat impotence, infertility, strengthen and balance the whole body.

lingham egg

Lingham Stone

$25.00

EGG104c   This is a very nice Poly Chrome Jasper egg.  This egg measures 2 1/2" tall x  over 1 3/4" and has a nice polish.  It has very pretty mix of deep and pastel colors in a very unique design.  A very beautiful egg!

Another photo       

Another photo         

Another photo 

Another photo    

Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Some 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.

poly chrome jasper egg

Poly Chrome Jasper Egg

$5.00

EGG108c  Here is a very pretty, solid White Selenite egg.  It measures approximately 1 5/8" x 1 1/4" and has a good polish.  This egg has a nice shape and interesting design that is hard to view in the photo. 

This is a similar to like item as they are all very close to appearance and size.

Another photo

Another photo

Selenite, also known as Satin Spar, Desert Rose and Gypsum Flower, are the four Crystalline varieties of Gypsum.  It is a very soft material composed of Calcium Sulfate.  Selenite is often transparent and colorless.  If color is present it is often due to impurities or presence of other minerals. 

selenite egg

Selenite Egg

$12.00

EGG109b  Here's a new item, a very colorful Rhyolite egg from Australia. This egg is just busting with subtle earth tone color and great design and closely resembles Rainforest Jasper. It measures 1 7/8" x 1 3/8".  A great addition to your collection and is a beautiful egg indeed! 

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Rhyolite is an igneous, volcanic rock that is composed of Felsic, or Silicate minerals such as Silica, Aluminum, Sodium and Potassium.  The material is similar to that of Granite, Pumice and Obsidian but due to the cooling process when formed, Rhyolite did not form any crystals, thus changing the texture of the material.

serpantine egg

Rhyolite Egg

$26.00

EGG101c  Here is a very beautiful, above average  Rose Quartz egg.   It measures 2 3/8" tall x 1 3/4" in diameter.  The egg has a nice soft Pink color and very good clarity and lots of neat inclusions. As an added bonus it  has pretty "rainbow" reflections.  A must have for your egg collection.

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo  

Another photo

Rose Quartz is a type of Quartz which exhibits a pale pink to a rose red hue.  The color is usually due to its trace amounts of Titanium, Iron or Manganese.  Sometimes it will contain microscopic Rutile needles which produce an asterism in transmitted light.  It is rarely found in Crystal form.  It is not very popular as a faceted gem because the stones are always cloudy, the pink color is often too pale and most Rose Quartz gems have large flaws.

rose quartz egg

Rose Quartz Egg

$85.00

EGG106b  Here is an amazing Pyrite egg from Peru.  It measures 3 1/8" tall x  2 1/8" in diameter and has a nice hand polish.  This very cool egg has some open areas with neat Pyrite design and lots of sparkle.  Grab this truly one of a kind egg quick!

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Pyrite, or Iron Pyrite, is an Iron sulfide with isometric Crystals that usually appear as cubes.  It is brittle and can break or powder easily.  Its metallic luster and brass yellow hue have earned it the nickname of "fool's gold" due to many miners mistaken it for the real thing.  Ironically, small quantities of actual gold are sometimes found in Pyrite.  It is the most common of the sulfide minerals and is usually found with other sulfides or oxides in Quartz veins, sedimentary or metamorphic rocks. 

pyrite egg

Pyrite Egg

$38.00

EGG107c   This is a very nice Septarian egg from Utah.  It measures nearly 2 3/4" tall x over 2" in diameter and has a good polish.   It is a pretty egg with nice Yellow Calcite crystal and plenty of Brown Aragonite with a few small crystal cavities. A great collectors piece!

Another photo     

Another photo      

Another photo

Another photo

Click Here to See More Septarian Specimens

Septarian, also know as a type of Concretion, is a volume of sedimentary rock in which a mineral cement fills the porosity.  Concretions are often ovoid or spherical in shape.  They form within layers of sedimentary strata that has already been deposited.  It is composed of a Carbonate mineral such as Calcite, a Silica such as Chert, Flint or Jasper or an Iron Oxide such as Goethite or Hematite.  It is commonly found in Shale, Siltstones and Sandstones.

egg

Septarian Egg

$10.00

EGG110c   This is a beautiful Snakeskin Jasper egg.  It measures over 1 3/4" tall x 1 1/4" in diameter and has a nice polish.  It is a lovely egg with great contrasting colors of various shades of light and dark Reds, Cream, Black  in a very neat design.   A very nice egg to add to your collection!

Another photo            

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo                 

Jasper, or spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  Some 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.

egg

Snakeskin Jasper Egg

$5.00

EGG111c Here's a pretty Peach Selenite egg.  It measures 2 1/2" x  1 7/8" has a pretty peach color and would make a great addition to any collection!

Another photo       

Another photo

Selenite, also known as Satin Spar, Desert Rose and Gypsum Flower, are the four Crystalline varieties of Gypsum.  It is a very soft material composed of Calcium Sulfate.  Selenite is often transparent and colorless.  If color is present it is often due to impurities or presence of other minerals. 

egg

Peach Selenite Egg

$30.00

EGG112b  This is a very beautiful egg caved from Yellow Aventurine from India. This egg measures nearly 3" tall x  nearly 2 1/4" with a nice polish. It has a very pretty Yellow color with neat accents that adds to it's lovely design. A great addition to any collection!

Another photo      

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

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.

egg

Yellow Aventurine Egg

$40.00

EGG113b  Here is a nice Ruby Zoisite egg. It measures  nearly 2 1/4" x  nearly 1 3/4" with a more of a matte finish. This egg has lovely fuchsia Ruby set in a pretty Green Zoisite matrix. This egg is very unique and has a lot of character. See how it changes under a UV long wave fluorescent light in the photo below which was taken of a previous item. A must have for your  collection!

Another photo      

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo (UV)

Zoisite is a Calcium Aluminum Silicate that belongs to the Epidote group of minerals. When it is found transparent, it is formed in to gemstones while translucent-to-opaque material is usually carved into sculptural works. The latter sometimes has Ruby Crystals which are completely opaque and unsuitable as gemstones, but are well colored and contrast strikingly against the green matrix of the Zoisite. Zoisite may be green, blue, brown, pink, yellow, gray or colorless. 

egg

Ruby Zoisite Egg

$25.00

EGG114b Here's a cool new item, a Spider Web Obsidian egg from Mexico. This egg has great Black Obsidian with lighter Grey accents. It measures approximately over 1 1/4" x 1 3/4" and has a good polish. This would make an excellent addition to any collection!

This is a similar to like item as they are all very close to appearance and size.

Another photo      

Another photo

Obsidian is a type of naturally-occurring glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock.  It is produced when felsic lava erupted from a volcano, cools rapidly through the glass transition temperature and freezes without sufficient time for Crystal growth.  Because of the lack of Crystal structure, Obsidian blade edges can reach almost molecular thinness, leading to its ancient use of projectile points (arrow heads), and its modern use as surgical scalpel blades.

egg

Spider Web Obsidian Egg

$40.00

EGG105b   Here is something different for the egg collector.  This is a very nice, above average quality larger Marble egg from China.  This egg  measures  nearly 5" x over 3 3/4" , weighs over 4 pounds and has a nice polish.  This beautiful, one of a kind egg has an interesting color scheme and fascinating design and pattern.  A gorgeous egg for your collection!

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Marble is a metamorphic rock consisting of Limestone but composed mostly of Calcite.  It is used extensively for sculpture, building materials 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.  This type of Marble will often have small animal like creature fossils throughout the matrix or media.

 marble egg

Marble Egg

$55.00

EGG103c  This is a gorgeous Petrified Wood egg with lots of character from Madagascar. This egg measures nearly 3 1/2" tall x 2 1/4" with a nice polish.  This egg has a nice array of  various Browns with  Cream and Red colored highlights with an interesting design and some small  crystal areas. This is something different for the egg collector.

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Another photo

Petrified Wood is a type of a fossil as it consists of fossil wood where all the organic materials have been replaced with minerals while retaining the original structure of the wood.  These minerals are most often Silicates such as Quartz.  Other minerals, Manganese, Iron and Copper, in the water or mud during the petrification process gives Petrified Wood a variety of color ranges: black - Carbon; green/blue - Copper; red/brown/yellow - Iron.  Petrified Wood can preserve the original structure of the wood in all its detail all the way down to the microscopic level.  Structures such as tree rings and the various tissues are often observed features.  Although Petrified Wood can be found worldwide, it is rather rare in larger quantities and at times can be difficult to obtain by the average collector.

 egg

Petrified Wood Egg

I'm on Page 1
Go To Page: 
[ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [ 6 ] [ 7 ] [ 8 ]


Ordering information and instructions

Click on the link below if  you would like to get an idea of shipping cost on your package
Shipping Calculators

The Rock Shed
515 1st Street
Keystone, SD  57751

Hours: Monday - Saturday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 to 6:00 PM
 Toll Free Order Line:  1-866-354-0894
 Information:  605-666-4813
email:  info@therockshed.com

Home
 Long Gemstone Beads I Short Beads I Amber & Necklaces I Bracelets I Earrings I Sterling Pendants
Rosaries I Fossils I Copal I Polished Rock
I Educational Kits I Bookends I Gold Specimens I Gallery
Hearts I Septarians I Spheres I Eggs I Minerals I Gemstone Lights I Books I Plastic Stands I Brass Stands
Rock Tumbler Page I Grit and Accessories I Tumbling Rock I Rough Rock I Landscape Rock
Lapidary Grinders  I Lapidary Saws I Diamond Blades I Agates I Findings I Clearance
Shipping Information I History I Auctions
I Pictures I Links