Gemstone Spheres made from Agate,
Jasper, Marble and other Gemstones

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SP400c  Here's a cool sphere, a very nice Jasper sphere from Madagascar. It has a great polish, measures 2 5/8" and has a fabulous design. It has great colors with lots of accents as well as neat cavities.  A one-of-a-kind item and a unique addition to any collection!

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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.

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Madagascar Jasper Sphere

$150.00

SP401c  Here is an exceptional Sea Jasper sphere from Madagascar.  This sphere is White, Green, Yellow with other accents all in a great design.  It is a very pretty sphere with a good polish, natural cavities and lots of "eyes". It measures 5 1/4" in diameter and weighs over 6 1/2 pounds.  A great addition to any collection!

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This material is a new find from Madagascar. The deposit formed as a rhyolite flow but has been completely silicified. The Rhyolitic eyes or orbs come in an astonishing array of colors and color combinations. The back ground can be white, pink, green, red, or yellow. Botryoidal formations as well as white and deep green druzy are also common. This deposit has been discovered at the edge of the ocean. It can only be seen and collected at low tide. The area has no road so the material must be transported to civilization by boat.  This material is fast becoming a rarity in the Jasper ocean fields, so get one while it is still available.

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Sea Jasper Sphere

$55.00

SP402c   This is a very pretty, beautifully colored larger Poly-Chrome Jasper sphere with a very interesting pattern. It measures 3 1/4" in diameter with a nice polish.  This nice sphere is from Madagascar.

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Jasper, also known as spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  The mineral breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone.  It can be highly polished and is used for vases, seals, and other decorative items. 

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Poly Chrome Jasper Sphere

$50.00

SP403c  Here is an exceptional Carnelian Agate sphere.  It measures 3 1/4" in diameter with a nice polish.  This awesome sphere has an interesting design, amazing banding and a mix of rich color!  A very pretty sphere!

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Carnelian is a red or reddish-brown variant of Chalcedony but also may come in the colors of orange and pink.  It is quite common and usually found in translucent pebble form.  It is found in several areas of Europe, Iceland and Madagascar.

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Carnelian Sphere

$20.00 SP404b  Here's a new item, a very pretty solid Copper sphere. This cool sphere measures approximately 1 1/2 and will make a great addition to any collection!

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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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 Copper Sphere

$45.00

SP405b  Here's a new item, an exceptional Lepidolite sphere from Brazil. It measures 2 1/8" and has an extremely high polish not typically seen in this material. It has  pretty purple color with lots of accents and tons of sparkle.  A nice addition to any collection!

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Lepidolite is a lilac-grey or rose-colored member of the Mica group that is a secondary source of Lithium. It is one of the major sources of the rare alkali metals Rubidium and Caesium. Lepidolite occurs in Granite pegmatites, in some high temperature Quartz veins.

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Lepidolite Sphere

$50.00

SP406c Here is an exceptional Dendritic Opal sphere. This beautiful sphere measures 2 7/8" in diameter and has a very nice polish.  It has a soft pastel white and grey colors, lots of Dendrites, tons of accents, amazing open cavity and beautiful banding. Just a magnificent sphere!

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Opal is a colorful mineral of hydrated form of Silica related to Quartz. It's internal structure makes it diffract light, taking on many colors depending on the conditions when it was formed. Those colors can range from clear through white, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, rose, pink, brown and black. Opal varies in optical density from opaque to semi-transparent. Opal is the national gemstone of Australia, a producer of over 93% of the world's supply.

Dendrites are branched or tree like inclusions, usually manganese or iron oxides that are caused by irreversible aggregation of small particles forming large cluster. Dendritic crystal growth is common and resembles a snowflake formation or frost patterns on a window. Dendritic crystallization forms a natural fractal pattern. The term "dendrite" comes from the Greek word dendron, which means "tree". It has only been in recent years that researchers have begun to understand how dendrites form and these ideas were developed by chemists and mathematicians working in disciplines called chaos and fractal geometry. Colloidal-sized particles move in random paths in a phenomenon called Brownian motion.

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Dendritic Opal Sphere

$40.00

SP407b  Here's something new, a gorgeous Star Garnet sphere. It measures 1 1/4" and has an exceptional polish. It has fabulous color and wonderful "stars" when rotated in bright light. It's really difficult to capture the "star" in a photo but do look for it in the last photo as it is lightly visible but much brighter in person. So grab this beauty quick!

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Garnet is included in a group of minerals that have been used since the Bronze Age as gemstones and abrasives. Garnets are most often as seen in red, but are available in a wide variety of colors spanning the entire color spectrum except blue. There are six common species of Garnet that are recognized by their chemical composition: Pyrope, Almandine, Spessartite, Grossular, which includes Hessonite and Tsavorite, Uvarovite and Andradite.

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Star Garnet Sphere

$12.00

SP408c  Here is a very nice Onyx sphere from Pakistan.  It measures 2 7/8" in diameter and has a nice polish.  This sphere has lovely color of  Brown, Green and Cream with various highlights all in an interesting design. A good addition to any collection!

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Onyx is a banded variety of Calcite.  The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color except shades of purple, blue and black.  It is used for vases, bowls, beads, cabochons and other items.  This type is found in Mexico and Pakistan and is often carved and polished into various items.  This material is much more readily available and softer than the gemstone commonly called Black Onyx which is a silica gem.

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 Onyx Sphere

$55.00

SP410b   Here is a very nice Blue Calcite Sphere.  This sphere has a pretty icy blue color with lighter toned accents as well as subtle "rainbow" reflections. The sphere measures 4 1/4" in diameter with a nice polish. An excellent addition to any sphere or rock collection.

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Calcite is a Carbonate mineral that is most widely distributed on the Earth's surface.  It is a common constituent of sedimentary rocks with Limestone in particular.  A Calcite formation can take on many different shapes and sizes which is dependent on the location, ground water occurrence and temperature.  Calcite is usually white or colorless but can be gray, red, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown or black.  The deeper the color is usually indicative of the definitive impurities from the earth or water.

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Blue Calcite Sphere

$40.00

SP411b  Here's a great find, an exceptional Moonstone sphere!  The sphere has great colors with lots of "shimmer", subtle "rainbow" reflections, neat accents all in an interesting design. It measures 2 3/4" in diameter  and has a good polish. This would make an amazing addition to your collection.  Grab it quick before it is gone.

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Moonstone is a typical Potassium Aluminum Silicate with several commonalities with the Feldspar family. It's name is derived from the visual effect or sheen that is caused by light reflecting internally and externally from the layer inclusions of different Feldspars. Moonstone is closely related to Sunstone, Labradorite and Sodalite.

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Moonstone Sphere

$24.00

SP412b  This is a nice sized Sphere made from Reconstituted Amber.  The Sphere is a pretty Amber color with an eye-catching design with lots of sparkling inclusions.  It measures approximately 2 3/8" in diameter.  A beautiful piece of a hard to find material and would make a super gift for a special person!  

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Natural Amber is an organic, time hardened fossilized resin material of vegetable origin. It came from a species of Pinus Succinisera (Pine) trees around 45 million years ago from the Baltic region of Europe. Amber is a soothing material that is both calming an energizing and said to bring clarity of thought and wisdom. Reconstituted Amber is made by melting pieces of natural Amber and allowing it to cool and return to a solid state. Real Amber is not available is large sizes suitable for making into spheres or other large polished items.

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Reconstituted Amber Sphere

$30.00

SP413b  Here's a fabulous new item, a very cool Silicon sphere. It measures nearly 2" and has a great polish. It has solid silver color and is like a mirror.  This would make an amazing addition to your collection.  Grab it quick before it is gone.

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Silicon is a hard, brittle crystalline solid with a blue-grey metallic lustre, and is a tetravalent metalloid and semiconductor. It is a member of group 14 in the periodic table: carbon is above it; and germanium, tin, and lead are below it. It is relatively unreactive. Because of its high chemical affinity for oxygen, it was not until 1823 that Jöns Jakob Berzelius was first able to prepare it and characterize it in pure form. Its oxides form a family of anions known as silicates. Its melting and boiling points of 1414 °C and 3265 °C respectively are the second highest among all the metalloids and nonmetals, being only surpassed by boron. Silicon is the eighth most common element in the universe by mass, but very rarely occurs as the pure element in the Earth's crust. It is most widely distributed in space in cosmic dusts, planetoids, and planets as various forms of silicon dioxide (silica) or silicates. More than 90% of the Earth's crust is composed of silicate minerals, making silicon the second most abundant element in the Earth's crust (about 28% by mass), after oxygen. Silicon is a natural element, and when not previously present has a residence time of about 400 years in the world's oceans.

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Silicon Sphere

$40.00

SP414b  This is a nice sphere made from Septarian nodule. It measures 3 1/2" in diameter.  It has a good amount of beautiful Yellow Calcite with plenty of dark Brown Aragonite detail in a very different design. This cool sphere would be a great addition to any sphere or Septarian collection.

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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.

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Septarian Sphere

$65.00

SP415b  Here's a very nice Agate sphere from Madagascar. This fantastic sphere is 2 1/2" in diameter and has a great polish. It has beautiful color and fabulous design! Grab this one quick!

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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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Agate Sphere

$22.00

SP416c  Here's a cool new item, a sphere made from a Giant Clam. It measures nearly 2", has beautiful color, nice polish and fabulous design! Grab this one quick!

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Giant Clam Sphere

$135.00

SP427b  This is a very unique sphere made from Mahogany Obsidian.  It measures 5 1/2" in diameter, weighs over 7 pounds and has a nice polish.  The sphere has deep red to almost brown color and is darker than in the picture with a neat black spotted design. A truly wonderful find.

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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.

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Mahogany Obsidian Sphere

$32.00 SP428c  Here's a cool new item, an awesome Brecciated Jasper sphere from Madagascar. This beautiful sphere has great mix of contrasting  colors, neat crystal cavities all in a mesmerizing design! It has a great polish and measures 2 7/8" in diameter. Grab this one quick!

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Jasper, also known as spotted stone, is an opaque, impure variety of Quartz that is usually red, yellow or brown in color.  The mineral breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone.  It can be highly polished and is used for vases, seals, and other decorative items.   

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Brecciated Jasper Sphere

$45.00 SP429b   Here's a great new item we haven't seen for a while, a lovely Apatite sphere from Madagascar. This high quality sphere measures 2 1/2" and has a nice polish. It has a beautiful mostly green with some blue color with lots of accents and cool "shimmer" when rotated in light.  A great addition to any collection!

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Apatite is a part of the phosphate group of minerals that was formed in igneous rocks and in metamorphosed limestone. Apatite is translucent or transparent and usually green in color but can be colorless, white, yellow, bluish, reddish, brown or purple.

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Green Apatite Sphere

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