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

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SP200b Here's a very nice Fluorite sphere! It measures 2 1/8" in diameter and has a good polish. It has great colors in a pretty design. Very cool!

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Fluorite, also known as fluor-spar, is a mineral composed of Calcium Fluoride.  It is a widely occurring mineral and is often found with metallic minerals such as Galena and Sphalerite, but also with Barite, Quartz and Calcite.  It may fluoresce strongly in ultraviolet light.  Although blue is the most common color, it can also be red, purple, green, yellow and white. 

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Fluorite Sphere

$250.00

SP202b  Here is an amazing rare beauty, a gorgeous Madagascar Agate sphere.  It measures 2 3/4" in diameter and has a nice polish.  The sphere has a small crystal cavity with exceptional banding and  fascinating design. A sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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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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 Madagascar Agate Sphere

$40.00

 SP203c   Here's something we haven't seen in a while, a really nice Ruby Kyanite polished sphere from India. It measures 2 1/4" and has a very unique pattern, good polish and great design. It has a pretty blue color and lots of red "ruby" areas that also fluoresce under a UV/LW light as shown on the last photo below. A truly great find!

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A Ruby is a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminum oxide). The color comes mainly from the chromium element. The Ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald, and the diamond. Rubies were found for centuries in Burma. They have also been found in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Vietnam, Nepal and Pakistan. Rubies have been found in the US states of Montana, North and South Carolina.

Kyanite is a typically blue Silicate mineral that is commonly found in Aluminum rich metamorphic pegmatites and/or sedimentary rock. It is used primarily in refractory and ceramic products including porcelain plumbing fixtures and dinnerware. It is also used in electrical insulators and abrasives. It is definitely a collector's mineral.

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 Ruby Kyanite Sphere

$45.00

SP204c  Here's something interesting, a very nice Madagascar Jasper sphere. This measures 3 1/8" in diameter with a good polish. This sphere has some neat cavities and a great mix of colors in a fabulous design. This one-of-a-kind treasure would make a great 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.  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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Madagascar Jasper Sphere

$75.00

SP205b  Here is an exceptional Poly Chrome Jasper sphere.  This amazing  sphere has pretty gorgeous sharp and pastel colors in a very interesting pattern. It measures 4" in diameter with a very nice polish. It would make a great gift or collectible.

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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 imagb in a cut section of the Jasper.

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Poly Chrome Jasper  Sphere

$20.00

SP206b Here's a fabulous new item, a gorgeous Aquamarine sphere. It measures 1 1/8" and has a good polish. It has lovely color in a wonderful design. Although tiny it's packed with tons of beauty so grab it quick!

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Aquamarine (from Latin: aqua marina, "water of the sea") is a blue or cyan variety of beryl. It occurs at most localities which yield ordinary beryl. Beryl is a mineral composed of beryllium aluminium cyclosilicate. The pale blue color of aquamarine is attributed to Fe2+ (or iron). The Fe3+ ions produce golden-yellow color, and when both Fe2+ and Fe3+ are present, the color is a darker blue as in maxixe. In the United States, aquamarines can be found in the Sawatch Range in central Colorado and in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming.

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Aquamarine Sphere

$175.00

SP207c  Here is an exceptional Petrified Wood sphere from Madagascar. This sphere has a unique design with colors and patterns found only in Petrified Wood. It has Brown Reddish colors with various colors highlighted in a gorgeous pattern as well as subtle crystal areas. This sphere measures 5 1/4" in diameter and has a great polish. This would be an awesome addition to any 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 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 Sphere

$20.00

SP208c   This is a very nice Honey Calcite sphere. This sphere measures 2 1/4" and has a good  polish.  It has a beautiful lighter Honey Gold color and has many sparkly inclusions with good clarity.  It also has some "rainbows"! A very nice, hard-to-find type of sphere.

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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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Honey Calcite Sphere

 

$85.00

SP209c   This is a gorgeous Malachite sphere from Africa.  It has a good polish, measures 2 5/8" in diameter and  captivating  green colors in a mesmerizing design with lots of cool open cavities. A great sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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Malachite is a Copper Carbonate mineral that often forms botryoidal, fibrous or stalagmitic masses. It is often the result of the weathering of Copper Ores and is commonly found with Azurite, Goethite and Calcite. It is typically associated with Copper deposits including Limestone which is the source of the Carbonate. Malachite is found in many regions world wide and is usually shaded green in color.

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Malachite Sphere

$95.00 SP210c Here is an exceptional Poly Chrome Jasper sphere.  It measures 4 1/4"  and has a good polish. This sphere has beautiful color combinations in an amazing design. Truly a unique addition 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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 Poly Chrome Jasper Sphere

$75.00

SP211c  Here is an exceptionally nice Ruby Zoisite sphere. It measures 2 5/8" in diameter with  a good polish. This sphere has lovely fuchsia Ruby set in a pretty Green Zoisite. This sphere is very unique and has a lot of character. See how the sphere changes under a UV long wave fluorescent light in the photo below. A must have for your sphere collection.

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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.

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Ruby Zoisite Sphere

$65.00

SP212b  Here is a very cool Carnelian Agate sphere.  It measures 3 3/8" in diameter with a nice polish.  This awesome sphere has an interesting design, neat 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

$28.00

SP213b  Here's a cool sphere, a gorgeous Jasper sphere from Madagascar. It has a great polish, measures 2 3/4" and has a fabulous design. It has great colors with lots of accents and even a small cavities throughout. Take note of the last photo, resembles a "heart".  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

$50.00

SP214b  Here's an amazing Girasol Opal Sphere. It has subtle inclusions with a neat milky white appearance all in a cool design! This sphere measures 1 3/4" in diameter with a good polish. A sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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Girasol Opal also known as Girasol Quartz is part of the Quartz family. Girasol Opal is actually a Milky Clear Quartz. 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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Girasol Opal Sphere

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$70.00 SP216c  Here is something new and different for the sphere collector.  This is an exceptional Pyrite sphere from Peru.  This piece measures 2 5/8" diameter and has an interesting texture. It has cool open cavities, lots of "sparkle" and great design. Grab this one 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 Sphere

$350.00 SP217c   Here is something new and different for the sphere collector,  an exceptional larger Chevron Amethyst sphere from India. This unique sphere measures 5", weighs nearly 6 1/2 pounds and has a good polish. It has a great deep Purple color of the Amethyst contrasted by the White Quartz zigzag lines as well as other neat accents. There are also subtle "rainbow" reflections. A sphere like this does not come around that often so grab it quick!

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Chevron Amethyst is a unique blend of Amethyst and White Quartz. The White Quarts usually is seen in a Zigzag pattern.  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 an ornamental stone, but fine, clear specimens that are suitable for cutting are used in jewelry.

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Chevron Amethyst Sphere

$100.00 SP218b This is an exceptional Purple (color enhanced) Agate sphere from Brazil. It has beautiful shades of white and bright purple. It measures 3" in diameter.  This unique sphere has a good polish, Agate banding and a sparkly crystal area. Something different and will make a great gift for the sphere collector.

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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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Agate Sphere

$70.00

SP219c  Here's a new item, a fabulous Flower Agate Sphere from Madagascar. This exceptional sphere measures 3 1/8" in diameter with a nice polish. This sphere has just an amazing appearance with it's soft pastel cream colors with the "flowers" bursting throughout! There is even some neat crystal and cavities and gorgeous banding to add to it's character. Grab this rare beauty quick!

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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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Flower Agate Sphere

$35.00

SP220c  Here's a great new item we haven't seen for a while, a lovely Blue Apatite sphere from Madagascar. This pretty sphere measures 2 1/2" and has a nice polish. It has a beautiful 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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Blue Apatite Sphere

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