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

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$35.00

EGG100b   Here's a new item, a lovely Amethyst egg.  It measures nearly 2 1/4" x nearly 1 3/4" and has a nice appearance with a good polish. This is a great egg with beautiful color and neat inclusions all in a neat design!  A great addition to any collection!

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Amethyst is a purple variety of Quartz often used as an ornament.  Upon exposure to heat, Amethyst generally becomes yellow, which some refer to as Citrine or "burnt" Amethyst.  It occurs in color from a light, slightly pinkish violet to a deep grape purple.  It is widely distributed as a mineral, but fine, clear specimens that are suitable for cutting as ornamental stones.

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Amethyst Egg

$60.00

EGG101c This is a very pretty  larger Petrified Wood egg with lots of character from Madagascar.  This egg measures nearly 3 1/2" tall x 2 1/2" with a nice polish.  This egg has a nice array of  Browns with Beige, Red and various other accents all in a very unique and interesting design. This is something different for the egg collector.

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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.

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Petrified Wood Egg

$8.00

EGG102b  Here is a very interesting find!!  This is a Lingham Stone. This stone measures 2 5/8" tall x over 1".  These stones have been shaped by a river and hand polished. And yes, these are the stones used in an Indiana Jones movie.

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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.

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Lingham Stone

$80.00

EGG103c  This is a gorgeous Petrified Wood egg with lots of character from Madagascar. This egg measures over 4 1/4" tall x 3 3/8" with a nice polish.  This egg has a nice array of  various Browns with  Cream and Red all in a very unique and interesting design. The egg is actually darker than appears in the photo. This is something different for the egg collector.

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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.

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Petrified Wood Egg

$28.00

EGG104c   This is a very nice Crystal Quartz egg.  This egg measures just over 2 1/4" tall x  just over 1 3/4" and has a nice polish.  It has great clarity, fabulous inclusions and subtle "rainbow" reflections.  A very beautiful egg!

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Quartz is the second most common mineral in the Earth's continental crust.  It is mainly composed of Silica or Silica based minerals.  Although Quartz is known by a variety of names, the most important distinction between types of Quartz is that of macro-crystalline, individual crystals visible to the unaided eye, and micro-crystalline, where aggregates of crystals are only visible under high magnification.  There are many forms of Quartz including Chalcedony, Amethyst, Citrine, and Carnelian which are results of mineral impurities or heat treatments. 

poly chrome jasper egg

Crystal Quartz  Egg

$175.00

EGG105b  Here is something different for the egg collector.  This is a very nice, above average quality larger Poly Chrome egg from Madagascar. This egg measures 7" x 5 1/8", weighs over 8 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!

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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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Poly Chrome Jasper Egg

$140.00

EGG106b  Here is an amazing Pyrite egg from Peru.  It measures 3 7/8" tall x  2 7/8" in diameter and has a nice hand polish.  This very cool egg has some open areas with neat Pyrite design and lots of sparkle. There is also small Quartz Crystals in most of the open cavities giving that extra touch of class and uniqueness!  Grab this truly one of a kind egg quick!

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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. 

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Pyrite Egg

$24.00

EGG107b This is a very nice Septarian egg from Madagascar.  It measures 2 3/4" tall x 2 1/8" in diameter and has a good polish.   It is a pretty egg with nice Yellow Calcite crystal and plenty of Brown Aragonite. A great collectors piece!

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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 Egg

$12.00

EGG108b  Here is a very pretty, solid White Selenite egg.  It measures approximately 2 1/2" x 2" and has a good polish.  It also has a cool "fiber optic" effect when rotated in the light. This egg has a nice shape and interesting design that is hard to view in the photo. 

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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. 

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Selenite Egg

$15.00

EGG109c  Here's a cool new item, a lovely Rose Quartz egg. It has a pretty soft Pink color and a nice polish. It measures approximately 2" x 2 1/2".  A nice collector starter egg or great addition to any collection!

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Quartz is the second most common mineral in the Earth's continental crust.  It is mainly composed of Silica or Silica based minerals.  Although Quartz is known by a variety of names, the most important distinction between types of Quartz is that of macro-crystalline, individual crystals visible to the unaided eye, and micro-crystalline, where aggregates of crystals are only visible under high magnification.  There are many forms of Quartz including Chalcedony, Amethyst, Citrine, and Carnelian which are results of mineral impurities or heat treatments.

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       Rose Quartz Egg

$10.00

EGG110b   This is a beautiful Snakeskin Jasper egg.  It measures 1 7/8" tall x 1 3/8" in diameter and has a nice polish.  It is a lovely egg with great contrasting colors of various shades of light and dark Reds with hints of Grey and Black in a very neat design. A very nice egg to add to your 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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Snakeskin Jasper Egg

$35.00

EGG111b Here's a gorgeous small Ocean Jasper egg from Madagascar. This colorful egg measures nearly 2" tall x 1 1/2" and has a nice polish. This egg not only has great contrasting colors of Pink, Green, Beige and White but some cool crystal cavities and cool "eyes".  This unique egg would make a great addition to any collection!

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Ocean Jasper is a variety of Jasper which contains variable colored orbicules or spherical inclusions.  The material is quite attractive when polished and is used as an ornamental stone or gemstone.  The colors and designs range widely and are dependant on the location of the material.  Similar material can be found in several areas of the United States.

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Ocean Jasper Egg

$22.00

EGG112c  This is an amazing Rainbow Obsidian egg from Mexico. This egg measures 2 1/2" tall x 1 7/8".  It has a nice polish which reveals the nice rainbows and design of this unique egg!  It is actually darker than appears in the photo. A great addition to any collection!

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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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Rainbow Obsidian Egg

$12.00

EGG113b  Here's a cool new item, a very nice Rhyolite egg from Arizona. This egg has a a natural, unpolished exterior and measures over 2 1/4" x 1 3/4".  This would make an excellent addition to any collection!

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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.

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Rhyolite 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!

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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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Spider Web Obsidian Egg

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