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

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SP500b  Here's a new item, a very nice Unakite sphere.  This pretty sphere has an interesting pattern of  dark pink and green with various other accents in a neat design.  It measures 2" and has a nice polish.

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Unakite is an altered Granite composed of pink Feldspar, green Epidote and clear Quartz.  It exists in various shades of green and pink and is usually mottled in appearance.  Good quality Unakite is considered a semiprecious stone and will take a good polish and is often used in jewelry and other lapidary work such as eggs, spheres and carvings.

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Unakite Sphere

$26.00 SP501c  Here is a very nice Chrysocolla sphere. The sphere has a great mixture of  green Chrysocolla, hints of  white, brown, black and bright blue; what we believe to be Turquoise. This sphere measures 1 1/2" in diameter and has a nice polish. Since it is hand polished it is a little lumpy. It is a great sphere for a conversation piece or for any sphere collection.

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Chrysocolla is of secondary origin and forms in the oxidation zones of copper ore. Some associated minerals are Quartz, Limonite, Azurite, and Malachite and Chrysocolla is often confused with Turquoise as they are similar in color. It gets it's name from Greek chrysos "gold" and kolla "glue".  It is known among Native American cultures as a healing stone and said to promote calm and level headedness.

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Chrysocolla Sphere

$28.00 SP502c  Here's a new item, a very pretty Happy Jasper sphere from Madagascar.  This very cool sphere has a green and  white color with lots of larger "eyes" that resemble the bubbly foam of the ocean. It measures 2 1/4" in diameter and has a nice polish.  A very unique, super cool sphere.

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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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Happy Jasper Sphere

$50.00 SP503b  This is a very nice, above average quality larger Poly Chrome Jasper sphere.  It measures 3 1/4" in diameter and has a nice polish.  The sphere has beautiful blends of bold and pastel colors and a neat design. A super find for a super price.

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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

$45.00

SP504c  Here is a very interesting Amazonite sphere.  It measures nearly 2 1/2" in diameter and has a good polish. This gorgeous sphere has pretty Turquoise colors with light colored highlights and some iridescence with an interesting layering pattern.  It does have some healed fractures and lines which is common for this material but it does not distract from the beauty of this sphere nor the stability. A really nice sphere!

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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 Sphere

$28.00

SP505c  This is a beautiful larger sphere cut from Petrified Wood from Indonesia. The highly polished sphere has nice Dark Brown and  Cream colors and shows the different grains of the wood. This very nice sphere is 2 1/2" in diameter. A very unique sphere! 

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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

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SP506b  Here's a little something for you our Dear Customer. A free Hematite marble sphere. It's just a very small token of our great appreciation for your patronage. It measures 3/4" and has a great polish. It has a Gray to Black color and a great shine. A great addition to any collection!

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Hematite is a mineral form of Iron oxide.  It is a very common material that has a black to steel to silver-grey color and may also appear reddish brown.  Hematite is a heavy metal and when it is polished it is consider to many to be of gemstone quality.  It is very popular in jewelry and Native American art.

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Hematite Marble Sphere

$35.00

SP507c  Here is a very nice sphere cut from Leopard Skin Jasper.  This sphere measures 2 3/8" and has a interesting design. This sphere doesn't have a real nice polish and is reflected in our price. A one of a kind sphere as no two are ever exactly the same.

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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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Leopard Skin Jasper Sphere

$45.00

SP508b  Here is an interesting find!!  This is a very nice, very pretty Mango Calcite sphere from Peru.  It measures over 2 1/2" in diameter.  This sphere has soft Pink, Grey and White pastel colors with a cool contrasting rough small cavities. Tale notice of the last 2 photos that demonstrate how this fabulous sphere fluoresces under a LW and SW  UV light.  Great gift for the sphere collector!

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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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Mango Calcite Sphere

$40.00

SP509c  Here's a lovely Cinnabar sphere. This sphere has a nice polish and great soft pastel White color with contrasting bold Rose Red in a interesting design. It measures just over 2 1/8" and would be a great addition to any collection.

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Cinnabar and Cinnabarite generally occurs as a vain-filling mineral associated with recent volcanic and alkaline hot springs. The mineral resembles quartz. Cinnabar has been used for it's red or rouge color in the Near East. In China as early as the Song Dynasty it was used in coloring lacquerware.

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Cinnabar Sphere

$20.00 SP510b  This is a very colorful Brecciated Jasper sphere. It measures nearly 2" in diameter and has a great polish.  This sphere has a neat blend of colors in a fabulous design.  It's slightly out of round but still a very unique, super cool sphere.

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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 Sphere

$150.00

SP511b  Here's a cool find, an Agate sphere from Uruguay. It measures 3 7/8" and has a great polish. This sphere has awesome crystal, banding and is a pretty bluish gray color. A good sphere for any collection!

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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

$35.00 SP512b  This is an exceptional Honey Calcite sphere.  It measures 2 1/2" in diameter and has a good polish.  The sphere has a great Honey color, good clarity, neat design with brilliant "rainbow" inclusions. There is a small chip and this has been reflected in the reduced price. A nice addition to any sphere 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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Honey Calcite Sphere

$50.00 SP513b  This is an exceptionally beautiful Rhodenite Sphere from Australia.  It has paler Pink colors of Rhodenite with the contrasting Black Manganese minerals dispersed  throughout. The sphere is 2 1/2" in diameter with a nice polish.  A unique sphere for a serious sphere collection or just to have. 

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Rhodenite is a Manganese Silicate material that is commonly a rose-red color.  Rough unpolished specimens have a tendency to turn brown due to surface oxidation.  It is often worked as an ornamental stone as true Crystals are rare to find.

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Rhodenite Sphere

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