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

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SP800c  Here's a unique item, a very pretty Selenite sphere. This sphere measures 2 3/8" in diameter and has a nice polish which reveals the nice color and design of this unique sphere! It has a cool shimmer and a fiber optic effect where you can see through to the other side. Very pretty!

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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 Sphere

$25.00

SP801c  This is a lovely Poly Chrome Jasper sphere. This sphere measures nearly 2 1/2" in diameter with a great polish. This sphere has a one of a kind pastel and bold color combo and would make a great addition to any collection!

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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

$65.00

SP802b  This is an interesting, very cool Petrified Wood sphere.  It measure 3 1/4" in diameter and has a good polish.  The sphere has a lovely assortment of colors of Tan, Brown, Orange, Red and Cream. There are some natural crystal cavities areas that add to the character of this awesome sphere. Very beautiful!

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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

$24.00

SP803b  Here is something different for the sphere collector.  This is a very nice quality Puddingstone sphere from Peru.  The sphere measures 2" and has a nice polished finish.  The sphere has an interesting mix of great colors in a fabulous design. A great addition to any collection!

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Puddingstone is a 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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 Puddingstone Sphere

$12.00

SP804b  Here is a very nice Onyx sphere from Pakistan.  It measures 2 3/4" in diameter and has a very nice polish.  This sphere has lovely color of  Brown, Red and Lime Green  with various highlights all in an interesting design. 

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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

$45.00 SP805b   This is a very beautiful Rhodenite Sphere from Australia.  It has nice Pink colors of Rhodenite with the contrasting Black Manganese minerals dispersed throughout. The sphere measures 2 3/8" in diameter.  A very nice sphere at any price.  Add it to your collection today!

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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

$45.00

SP806c  Here is a nice Ruby-Fuchsite sphere.  This sphere has Fuchsia Ruby "eyes" set in a soft Green and White  with hints of Blue Zoisite matrix. Check out how the Ruby fluoresces under ultraviolet light. This sphere is very unique and has a lot of character.  It measures nearly 2" in diameter and has a nice polish. A must have for your sphere collection.

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Fuchsite is a green variety of Muscovite Mica. It differs from most other Muscovite by having a variable amount of trivalent Chromium substituting for Aluminum within the mineral. Chromium is the source of Fuchsite's green color. It 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 Fuchsite.

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Ruby-Fuchsite Sphere

$14.00

SP807c  Here's a new item,  this is a very pretty Blue Goldstone sphere. This sphere measures 1 1/2".  It has a nice polish which reveals the  great Blue color and lots of sparkle!  Very pretty!

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This is a similar to like item as they are all very close to appearance and size.

Goldstone is a type of man-made glass with Copper or Copper salts made by a reducing flame.  The most common form of Goldstone give the illusion of being a reddish-brown, although in fact the color comes from the Copper crystals and the glass itself is colorless.  Other variants have an intensely color matrix usually blue or violet, and more rare, green.

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 Blue Goldstone Sphere

$15.00

SP808b  Here's something different, a very nice Marble sphere from Pakistan.  It measures nearly 3" in diameter and has a nice polish.  This nice sphere has good color and neat design. A nice addition to any collection!

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Marble is a metamorphic rock consisting of Limestone but composed mostly of Calcite.  It is used extensively for sculpture, building materials and has many decorative uses.  The pure white Marble is probably the most common form known, but the characteristic swirls and veins of many colored Marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as Clay, Silt, Sand, Iron Oxides or Chert.

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Marble Sphere

$350.00

SP809b  Here's a rare item, a gorgeous Green Obsidian and Coral sphere. This amazing sphere measures 5 1/2" in diameter, weighs over 8 pounds and has a great polish. The sphere would make a nice gift for the sphere collector or just keep it for yourself. 

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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.

Coral is built by secreting calcium carbonate skeletons. Hard coral is fossilized over millions of years. It can be almost any color. The stony Corals are often found in Coral reefs, large structures generally found in tropical waters. Reefs are extremely diverse consisting of over 4,000 species of fish, cnidarians, mollusks, crustaceans, and other animals.

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Green Obsidian and Coral  Sphere

$24.00

SP810c  This is a very nice Picture Sandstone sphere from Arizona.  It measures 2 1/4" in diameter and has a natural finish. Due to the nature of this material it is sanded to a smooth texture, not polished. This sphere has a very unique pattern  and banding which enhances the beautiful Earth tone colors.  The banding creates a beautiful pictures that looks as if someone painted it. The sphere would make a nice gift for the sphere collector or just keep it for yourself. 

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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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Picture Sandstone Sphere

$120.00

SP811b  This is a very nice larger Rose Quartz sphere from Madagascar.  It measures 4 1/8" in diameter, weighs nearly 3 1/2 pounds and has a very good polish.  It has nice inclusions, "rainbow" reflections and amazing 3-D "star" (when rotated in bright light) on both sides of the sphere. The sphere would make a nice gift for the sphere collector or just keep it for yourself. 

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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 Sphere

$150.00 SP812b  Here is an exceptional Agate sphere from Uruguay. This nice sized sphere measures 3 5/8" and has an excellent polish. This lovely Agate sphere has beautiful banding, cool crystal area, fascinating color and design.  Very nice!

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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

$10.00

SP813c  Here's something a little different, a small Rain Forest Jasper Sphere from Australia.  This exceptional sphere measures 1 1/2" and has a nice polish.  It has lovely different Green colors and a variety of other accents all in an amazing pattern found in this special stone. There is even an area that looks like a map of Australia! This is truly one of a kind sphere and a  must have for your collection.

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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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Rainforest Jasper Sphere

$100.00

SP814b  Here is a very unique sphere!  This is a very nice Agate sphere from Madagascar.  The sphere measures 2 5/8" in diameter and has a highly polished finish.  The sphere has a soft Blue and Grey color with a nice banding pattern.  This sphere is truly unique and a one-of-a-kind beauty.

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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

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