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Specimens
Specimens for sale. Purchase here or on our Etsy shop. This area is for our nicer specimens that we don't offer on Etsy or any other shopping site. Many of them are from our personal collection....
Further Etching Benitoite Specimens
Further Etching Benitoite Specimens
Occasionally I come across benitoite specimens that have been etched by someone, but not enough. In fact in the past 6 months I've come across...
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Kunzite, Morganite, Tourmaline & Aquamarine at Pala’s Oceanview Mine
Kunzite, Morganite, Tourmaline & Aquamarine at Pala’s Oceanview Mine
I spent the past 2 weekends out at the Oceanview Mine in Pala, Ca. For those of you who may not know, here's a quick...
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Gems In The Digital Age – Bitcoin, Ether, Alt Coins
Gems In The Digital Age – Bitcoin, Ether, Alt Coins
150 years after the gold rush, 100 years after the discovery of the great pegmatites of the Pala Mining District in San Diego,  we often...
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Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite Part 2
Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite Part 2
If you haven't done so, read part 1 first. We left off I had just hit the beach for a few hours of collecting before...
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Quartzite, AZ Mineral Show 2017
Quartzite, AZ Mineral Show 2017
The first weekend in January I headed out to Quartzite, Az for the Desert Gardens Mineral Show. One of the many shows/shops that run from...
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Tokyo Mineral Show and More
Tokyo Mineral Show and More
The 2016 Tokyo Mineral show was last December. It was a great show, with quite a few vendors from all over the world, including some...
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Specimens

Specimens for sale. Purchase here or on our Etsy shop.

This area is for our nicer specimens that we don’t offer on Etsy or any other shopping site. Many of them are from our personal collection.

 

 

Boulder Opal

Boulder Opal – $425.00

From: Australia
Weight: 4645 carats, 929grams, 2.04lbs
Dimensions: 5.5″ x 3.5″ x 3″, 13.3cm x 8.89cm x 7.62cm. See video below.

Shipping is $20.00 from Japan. Please note we require 2-3 business days to ship. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

Further Etching Benitoite Specimens
Further Etching Benitoite Specimens
Occasionally I come across benitoite specimens that have been etched by someone, but not enough. In fact in the past 6 months I've come across...
Read More
Kunzite, Morganite, Tourmaline & Aquamarine at Pala’s Oceanview Mine
Kunzite, Morganite, Tourmaline & Aquamarine at Pala’s Oceanview Mine
I spent the past 2 weekends out at the Oceanview Mine in Pala, Ca. For those of you who may not know, here's a quick...
Read More
Gems In The Digital Age – Bitcoin, Ether, Alt Coins
Gems In The Digital Age – Bitcoin, Ether, Alt Coins
150 years after the gold rush, 100 years after the discovery of the great pegmatites of the Pala Mining District in San Diego,  we often...
Read More
Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite Part 2
Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite Part 2
If you haven't done so, read part 1 first. We left off I had just hit the beach for a few hours of collecting before...
Read More
Quartzite, AZ Mineral Show 2017
Quartzite, AZ Mineral Show 2017
The first weekend in January I headed out to Quartzite, Az for the Desert Gardens Mineral Show. One of the many shows/shops that run from...
Read More
Tokyo Mineral Show and More
Tokyo Mineral Show and More
The 2016 Tokyo Mineral show was last December. It was a great show, with quite a few vendors from all over the world, including some...
Read More
New Year 2017 More Beryl, Benitoite, Jade & Tourmaline!
New Year 2017 More Beryl, Benitoite, Jade & Tourmaline!
Welcome to 2017 and a belated Happy New Year! I know we've been lacking on keeping the site updated with content, but I've made it...
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Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite!
Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite!
I spent last weekend, Father’s Day weekend, on the West Coast of Japan in Itoigawa. It’s registered with Unesco as a Geopark due to it's...
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Further Etching Benitoite Specimens

Occasionally I come across benitoite specimens that have been etched by someone, but not enough. In fact in the past 6 months I’ve come across about 6 pieces added to my collection that were etched, but not nearly enough. Maybe it’s because the original etcher wasn’t confident enough? Who knows, …

Itoigawa Japan’s Jade Coast & Benitoite!

I spent last weekend, Father’s Day weekend, on the West Coast of Japan in Itoigawa. It’s registered with Unesco as a Geopark due to it’s geology and is famous for it’s Jade (Jadeite), ヒスイ littered beaches and rivers.  However, it holds a much more precious gemstone in it’s mountains, Benitoite, the …