Carved Gemstone Hearts made from
Various Agate and Other Minerals

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$28.00 H100b  This is a very pretty gemstone heart carved from Labradorite.   It has excellent blue - gold flash in the light from different directions.  The heart measures nearly 2 3/4" wide x 2 1/2" tall x almost 1" thick.   Something different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

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Labradorite is a Feldspar mineral that occurs in large Crystal masses in anorthosite and shows an iridescence or "play of colors."  Gemstone varieties of Labradorite exhibiting a high degree of iridescence are Spectrolite, Moonstone and Sunstone.  High quality samples with good iridescent qualities are desired for jewelry.

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Labradorite Heart

$28.00 H101c  This is a pretty and very unique Poly Chrome Jasper Heart.  It measures 3" wide x 2 5/8" tall x 1 1/8" thick and has a nice polish.  This lovely heart has an awesome Poly Chrome design and color scheme.  Something different for that special person or to add to the 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 Heart

$20.00 H110b  This is a pretty gemstone heart carved from Kambaba Jasper.  It measures nearly 2 1/4" wide x over 2" tall x 1" thick and has a nice polish.  It has a stunning dark green color swirls with lighter green accents making it  a very unique design. Something different for that special person or to add to the 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.

Kumbaba heart

Kambaba Jasper Heart

$30.00 H102c  This is a gorgeous gemstone Heart carved from a Black Skin Agate.  This heart has a unique pattern, a nice polish and it measures nearly 3 3/8" wide x nearly 2 1/4" tall x 1 1/4" thick. Something different for that very special person or to add to your collection. 

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing silica in solution 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.

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Black Skin Agate Heart

$26.00 H113c  This is a pretty Ocean Jasper Heart.  It measures 2 1/2" wide x 2 1/4" tall x nearly 1 1/8" thick and has a beautiful polish with some lovely small sparkly cavities and a great color scheme. Something different for that special person or to add to the 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.

ocean jasper heart

Ocean Jasper Heart

$28.00 H105c  This is a very beautiful  gemstone Heart carved from Rose Quartz.  The heart has very nice inclusions that add tons of character.  It measures 2 7/8" wide x almost 2 1/2" tall x 1 1/8" thick and has a nice polish.  Very Nice!

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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 Heart



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Felt Bags  Here is our selection of smaller felt bags.  Each bag measures 2 1/2" x 2" and has a draw string closure.  This size will hold 3 small hearts, a small to medium size carving, or most of our selected jewelry; most large necklaces or beads will not fit in the bag. 

A choice of 4 colors is available: Blue, Burgundy, Black and Grey.  Click on the button to make your selection.

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$12.00 H107c   This is a really nice Sandstone Heart.  It measures 2 7/8" wide x almost 2 3/3" tall x 1" thick and has a natural unpolished finish with a good variety of desert colors.  Something different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

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Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed mainly of sand size mineral or rock grains.  Most Sandstone is composed of Quartz and/or Feldspar because these are the most common minerals in the earth's crust.  It can be almost any color.  The Sandstone beds often form highly visible cliffs and are strongly identified with certain regions of the world.

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Sandstone

$28.00 H112b   This is a really pretty Dumortierite Heart.  This lovely heart has a great blue color accented by white and a bit of Black.  It measures nearly 2 3/8" wide x 2 1/4" tall x almost 1 1/8" thick and has a nice polish with tons of character.  Something very different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

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Dumortierite is a fibrous variably colored aluminum boro-silicate mineral.  Dumortierite crystallizes typically forming fibrous aggregates of slender prismatic crystals. The crystals vary in color from brown, blue and green to the more more rare violet and pink.  Dumortierite Quartz is blue colored Quartz containing abundant Dumortierite inclusions.  Dumortierite was first describes in 1881 in the Rhone Alps of France and was named for the French Paleontologist Eugene Dumortier.  Dumortierite is sometimes mistaken for Sodalite and has been used as an imitation for Lapis Lazuli.  Dumortierite can be found in Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Italy, Madagascar, Namibia, Nevada, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sri Lanka.

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Dumortierite

$8.50 H114c  This is a pretty gemstone heart carved from Labradorite.  It measures 1 3/4" wide x 1 1/2" tall x nearly 1" thick and has a nice polish.  Something different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

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Labradorite is a Feldspar mineral that occurs in large Crystal masses in anorthosite and shows an iridescence or "play of colors."  Gemstone varieties of Labradorite exhibiting a high degree of iridescence are Spectrolite, Moonstone and Sunstone.  High quality samples with good iridescent qualities are desired for jewelry.

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Labradorite Heart

$30.00 H115c  This is a beautiful heart carved from Petrified Wood.  It measures 3 1/8" wide x nearly 2 7/8" tall x almost 1 1/8" and has a very nice polish.  This unique heart has lovely color, neat design and even some natural cavity areas! Something different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

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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 give 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 Heart

$24.00 H116b  Here is something different for the Heart collector.  This is a very nice, Ocean Jasper heart from Madagascar. This heart has one of a kind coloring and design. This pretty heart measures almost 2 3/8" wide x 2 1/4" tall x nearly 1 1/4" thick and has a great polish.

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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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Ocean Jasper

$28.00 H117c  This is a beautiful  gemstone heart carved from Black Skin Agate from India.  It measures 2 5/8" wide x almost 2 3/8" tall x 15/16" thick and has a nice polish.  This heart has some gorgeous banding and neat design.

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Agates mostly occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or waters containing silica in solution 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.

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Black Skin Agate

$40.00 H118b This is a pretty, above average quality, gemstone Heart carved from Poly Chrome Jasper.  It measures 3 3/4" wide x over 3" x 1" thick. This heart has a gorgeous design.  Something different for that special person or to add to the 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.

poly chrome jasper

Poly Chrome Jasper

$24.00 H119c This is a unique gemstone heart carved from Smokey Quartz with some cool inclusions. It measures almost 2 1/8" wide x nearly 2" tall x almost 1" thick and has a nice polish.  One of a kind!

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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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Smokey Quartz

$8.50 H106c  This is a pretty and very unique Heart carved from Picture Jasper.  It measures 1 3/4" wide x almost 1 1/2" tall x nearly 1" thick and has a nice polish.  Something different for that special person or to add to the 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.  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

$18.00 H120b  This is a really pretty Amazonite Heart.  It measures over 2 3/8" wide x 2" tall x 1 3/16" thick and has a nice polish with a good iridescent sheen.  Something different for that special person or to add to the collection. 

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Amazonite is a green variety of Feldspar.  The name is taken from that of the Amazon River, from which certain green stones were formerly obtained, but it is doubtful whether green Feldspar occurs in the Amazon area.  It is a mineral of limited occurrence but is often associated with smoky Quartz, Orthoclase and Albite in a coarse Granite or Pegmatite.  Because of its bright green color when polished, Amazonite is sometimes cut and used as a gemstone, although it is easily fractured.

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Amazonite

$8.50 H121c  This is a stunning Brecciated Jasper Heart. This heart measures 1 3/4" wide x nearly 1 1/2" tall x almost 1" thick and has a great polish.  This lovely heart has great contrasting colors and design. You won't want to miss this one!

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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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Brecciated Jasper Heart

$16.00 H122c  Here is a very nice Serpentine Heart.  It measures 2 5/16" wide x 2" tall x 1" thick and has a good polish. Very nice!

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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

$28.00 H123b This is a beautiful gemstone heart carved from Carnelian.  It has a pretty color combination of Orange and White with dark Red accents in a very nice design.  It measures nearly 3 1/4" wide x almost 2 5/8" tall x 1" thick and has an excellent polish.  Close inspection shows lots of healed fractures, common for this material.  Something different for that special person or to add to your collection. 

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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

$24.00 H108c  This is a very nice gemstone Heart carved from Smokey Quartz.   It measures 2 1/2" wide x 1 1/8" tall x  1" thick and has a nice polish with some interesting inclusions.  A different and unique item for that special person or to add to your 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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Smokey Quartz

$55.00 H103b  This is a gorgeous heart made from Poly Chrome Jasper. This exceptional heart measures nearly 4 3/4" wide x 4 1/4" x nearly1 1/4" thick with an outstanding deep color mix.  This is a really beautiful piece and would complete any collection or make a unique gift.

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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

$16.00 H126b  This is a pretty gemstone heart carved from Silver Sheen Obsidian.  It has great color and very nice iridescence in the light as it's turned.  The heart measures over 2 7/8" wide x almost 2 3/8" tall x nearly 1 1/4" thick and has a nice polish.  This heart has a different shape than most we sell as it has a flat backside.  Something very different for that special person or to add to the 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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Silver Sheen Obsidian Heart

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