New SKULLS, in shops now!

The pictures below show a small selection.

Large skulls in: Lapis, Clear Quartz, Rhyolite, Chalcopyrite, Amazonite, Tree Agate

Smaller Skulls in: Clear Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Lapis, Emerald, Pink Tourmaline, Lava, African Turquoise, Ocean Jasper, Agate, Ruby in Biotyte, Blue Goldstone, Carnelian, Boulder Opal, Mookite, Nephrite Jade, Rhyolite, Tiger Eye, Chevron Amethyst, Amethyst, Apache Gold, Opalite, Red Jasper, Anthracite, Rose Quartz, Fluorite, Zebra Jasper, Nguni Jasper, Rhodonite, Stromatolite (Fossilised Algae), Orange Calcite, Nummitt, Obsidian, Hematite, Serpentine, Writing Stone, Aragonite, Howlite…

This list is not comprehensive – contact your local shop or e-mail for more details…

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amazonite skull


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Stromatolite skull






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We have had a busy start to 2014, buying trips to Hong Kong for carvings (just landed – in Shops soon), Morocco (see the most recent blog post for details) for minerals and fossils (arrives mid june), India to hand pick stones for setting (will be with us throughout 2014 with much set and in shops NOW) AND further trips to a variety of locations already planned throughout 2014.

As well as these trips we have already had further deliveries from:

Hong Kong – including skulls (small selection pictured below), buddhas, bead bracelets and more “usual” items such as point pendants, small heart pendants, waterdrop pendants small and large plus matching earrings all in top quality AA stones – all this in shops NOW, plus a MASSIVE shipment just arrived – watch out for a fresh blog post soon for details.


apatite skull

orange calcite skull








India – rings, pendants, earrings in many, many stones and also a small collection of gold jewellery with much more to follow.

USA – books, fossil fish.

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Mexico – calcite and peacock ore

Brazil – 5 tonnes including lemurian quartz, amethyst druze, amethyst t-lights, rose quartz t-light, rough rose quartz – boulder size to small sizes (we have a big trip planned to Brazil later in the year – this is just a “small” top up).

Madagascar – including carnelian pebbles, labradorite pebbles, black tourmaline pebbles, pink calcite pebbles and polished freeforms, stunning rose quartz spheres (most of which show chatoyancy) and beautiful fossil wood spheres as well as echinoids (sand dollars), ammonites, and fossil wood “twigs” and small “logs”.








rose quartz spheres

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Ganesha and Buddha carvings

Just unpacked  – in all shops over the next couple of weeks – handcarved in India… Ganesha and Buddha carvings (plus 3 elephants!) in rose quartz, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, emerald, sapphire, labradorite and blue goldstone … a small selection of some of these carvings below…

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Native American Zuni fetish carvings


Native American Zuni fetish carvings. Carved by the Zuni people of Pueblo, New Mexico originally for ceremonial purposes. Zuni fetish carvings can also be seen as a form of native American contemporary art. They are small carvings made of various materials including semi precious stones. Our shops generally keep small collections of these highly collectible pieces – we buy in small collection once or twice a year

Carvers including Todd Lowsayatee (antler double eagle pictured), Jesus Armando Espino (pipestone eagle pictured). Fabian Pino (marble buffalo pictured), Herb Halate (raven and mountain lion pictured), Benny Bacy (picasso marble bear pictured) plus many more, a few carvings from the collection pictured below….

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Munich 2013


We are not long back from the Munich mineral show and our pallet of goodies has already landed in our warehouse…

Heres a brief look at some of what we bought…

Natural Diamond Crystals from Kenya, first time we have had raw diamonds in about 15 years!

Diamond crystals

animals, tumble, lozenges, thumb stones, eggs, spheres pyramids. The malachite animals represent  a lot of work to select from 100’s of strangely carved creatures and a long and difficult journey from the carvers to Europe.


Fossil bowls, Baryte from Morroco

Pyrite eggs and spheres, plus chrysocolla and chalcopyrite hearts from Peru and a very large collection of soapstone and serpentine animals carved in Peru.

All from a collection made 10 – 15 years ago, every piece a winner but also a few good fabulously large specimens we seldom see these days plus a small selection of cut stones for claw setting in India.





big collection of Opal doublets and a few solids for setting in India…pendants earrings and rings.

New pendulums
Great new designs to double up as bracelets. New point pendulums in Tourmalinated quartz, Ruby in Fuchsite and garnet (amongst others), also Kyanite beads – a few strands (not in all our shops!)

The long welcome return of Apophyllityes, Stilbites, etc including some green. Also some amazing chalcedony… a few samples below

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Moldavite Jewellery

Find below pictures of a selection of our most recent collection of Moldavite Jewellery…

Moldavite jewellery collection

Moldavite and Iolite bangleMoldavite and Herkimer Bangle




_Moldavite and Labradorite bangleMoldavite and Iolite Heart pendant




Kunzite and Iolite Pendant



_Moldavite and Moss Agate pendant




Moldavite and Blue Tourmaline pendant



Moldavite, Charoite, and Iolite Pendant




Moldavite and iolite earrings












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