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Category: rough

  • Cutting Index, fair market grades and unknowning sellers.

    This is my responds to a thread on my favorite forum about offering a quality cutting index for lapidary materials, good idea. hope we can all follow through. i always think an index of cutting/lapidary materials for the general consumer is a great idea, one thing one must factor in no matter the person selling…

  • Hornitas poppy jasper slabs

    I got 5 slabs off the large piece of rough I made booked out if for my mother. It’s quality hornitas with a large white jasper area, gonna make some fine freedoms. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.7

  • Whitefir sagenite rough

    While digging in my overtook a couple weeks ago. I ran across this piece of rough. I wasn’t sure it was what it is until I cut a small face to window it. WOW what a nice example. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.7

  • Diggin in the overstocks during todays rain

    Diggin in the overstocks during todays rain

    ANd here is what i came across…..Horse Canyon super blue moss nodule! A piece of Gabbs Yellow/Black Opal Wood, A piece of Pyrite rock, a small little Morrisonite orb nugget, Rhichardsons Ranch Thunderegg, and a nice piece of Antelope hiding under some bunk.           

  • Morrisonite or Carrasite?

    It has a few small white plumes under the eye or core spot. Some nasty fractures though. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.7

  • Blue onyx rough

    Argentina deep translucent blue color. Some inclusion layers, but very jelly like. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.7

  • more Royal Sahara jasper

    Nice matching slabs and a neat end cut that looks like the face if a muppet. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.5

  • Tiffany stone

    Love the oral fluorite, new off the saw. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.5