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wly refined 50 gram specimen in the year A.D.
uses 1 AA battery, not included
have more tumbled stones than are shown ABOVE.
also box) close-up of the tie tack shown ABOVE.
very soft materials such as calcite may ABRADE quite a bit faster than most other mate
ally 4 stages, beginning with the coarse ABRASIVE and then moving up sequentially to the
imum slurry will be tacky enough to hold ABRASIVE grains onto the rocks, but yet allow th
nd sanding operations using conventional ABRASIVES are normally done wet for cooling purpo
there are several different ABRASIVES available for each of the grinding/poli
too thin will allow the ABRASIVES to wash between the rocks ineffectually
entially to the medium, fine, and polish ABRASIVES.
r other articles) in a barrel along with ABRASIVES, to grind and/or polish them
crushed rock suitable for tumbling, and ABRASIVES, and books on tumbling and other lapidar
l filled with rocks, along with whatever ABRASIVES and other ingredients may be required
the species, although once ABUNDANT, has been ecologically decimated in mode
the species, although once ABUNDANT, has been ecologically decimated in mode
it fills the gap between ACADEMIC texts and popular books by providing a
tyle necklace, silvertone with bluegreen ACCENT gem
tyle earhooks, silvertone with bluegreen ACCENT gem
ng your bank card if your paypal account ACCEPTS it
to follow, jargon-free style, making it ACCESSIBLE to all, and isillustrated throughout wi
young children, being packed with facts, ACCESSIBLE text, and dramatic atmospheric photogra
ls, vise, saw hood, and an assortment of ACCESSORIES.
grinding and polishing can be ACCOMPLISHED also using diamond dust
ng, grinding, sanding and polishing were ACCOMPLISHED on separate machines
either paying directly from your paypal ACCOUNT or of using your bank card if your payp
to pay this way, you must have a paypal ACCOUNT and should ask us to e-mail you a paypa
ypal account or directly via your paypal ACCOUNT.
r of using your bank card if your paypal ACCOUNT accepts it
e via your bank card through your paypal ACCOUNT or directly via your paypal account
this condition is ACHIEVED by not including many rocks that are to
and water trust, which currently has 356 ACRES containing this species under conservat
and water trust, which currently has 356 ACRES containing this species under conservat
it includes 20 hands-on ACTIVITIES to bring learning to life
these ACTIVITIES require minimal adult supervision and u
excellent for the classroom, summer ACTIVITY groups, or any enthusiast of of these s
$) mailed to our ADDRESS below, and you should allow time for it
items shipped to arizona ADDRESSES will be charged a sales tax
we ship only to united states ADDRESSES.
the angle of inclination is ADJUSTABLE, and will tend to conform to the garment
these activities require minimal ADULT supervision and use common household pr
” “filled with expert ADVICE based on years of experience, gem trail
(but they dont give ADVICE.)
brimming with ADVICE on collecting and preparing gems and mi
tour -- home doing business a variety of AFFORDABLE jewelry awaits you at allen's treasure
tour -- home doing business a variety of AFFORDABLE jewelry awaits you at allen's treasure
brazilian AGATE bookends having variants of honey color
bookends of blue (d) brazilian AGATE, 7 inches total width x 5
includes dyed lace AGATE, avery pretty material
brazilian AGATE bookends in shades of bluish gray, whit
brazilian AGATE slab
red flame AGATE other agates in pound bags
brazilian AGATE slab
AGATE slice wind chime, partial view
brazilian AGATE slab
AGATE slice wind chime, partial view
brazilian AGATE slab
AGATE slice wind chime, partial view
brazilian AGATE slab
) brazilian AGATE slab
brazilian AGATE slab
brazilian AGATE (n) bookend set
brazilian AGATE slab
carnelian AGATE beads, spherical, redder than usual
AGATE slice wind chime, partial view
cabochons of purple AGATE.
with the patterns provided by brazilian AGATE, either as individual slices or as booke
tumblable carnelian AGATE, and assorted similar rock
brazilian AGATE slab
cabochons of purple AGATE.
AGATE slice wind chime, partial view
40 x 30 fire AGATE cabochon (a jasper-like stone)
) hand-chipped AGATE arrowheads made in the style of primiti
this is not true chacedonic fire AGATE having the dark red with irridescence,
brazilian AGATE slab
red flame AGATE other agates in pound bags
mixed purple stones (principally natural AGATES and amethyst), mixed green stones (main
red dyed quartz, turqurenite (d), purple AGATES, and mixed rockssorted by color - 4 ounc
red flame agate other AGATES in pound bags
mixed rocks (principally AGATES and jaspers) sorted by color
asper, petrified wood, and red and green AGATES.
also, may be inappropriate for some AGE groups due to the presence of small swa
one difference is that some polish AGENTS do not require a final soap burnishing
offer kids AGES 6--9 a fascinating introduction to geol
easure house) tumbling is the process of AGITATING a collection of rocks (or other article
ng pump in tank under table, under-wheel AIR-DRIVEN fountain, and hand-held spray bottle
a driving does not cover ALASKA, hawaii, nor commonwealth/possession reg
(copyright 2018 ALLEN’S treasure house) tumbling is the process
and goldfilled items are available if no ALTERATIONS to the piece itself is required
dot-color quartz (d), greener-than-usual AMAZONITE, turqurenite (d), blue howlite (d), soda
AMAZONITE beads, round faceted
polished AMBER chunks
AMBER stretch bracelets
polished AMBER chunks
dark AMBER necklace, irregularly shaped "chip" bea
AMBER bead necklaces, varigated shades, large
AMBER stretch bracelets
AMBER bead necklaces, varigated shades, small
pot, native AMERICAN style, tasseled with cord having beads
3d laser image of native AMERICAN chief (bust view)
horse fitted with native AMERICAN style equipment
sand painting of eagle-costumed native AMERICAN dancer by r
ona, deerskin, or quartz crystal; by the AMERICAN artist bonnie gail sarnelli, who contri
picture of riding native AMERICAN warrior in relief against background sc
neralogy of more than 90 minerals of the AMERICAN southwest, each with a full color photo
olla of globe, arizona; by the nontribal AMERICAN artist bonnie gail sarnelli who contrib
none are of verifiable native AMERICAN origin
image of traditionally festooned native AMERICAN amidst saguaros and birds
none are of confirmable native AMERICAN origin
horse having native AMERICAN'S images and also numerous smaller horses
tumblable AMETHYST, apache tears, and semitransparent quart
g business wire-wrapped natural veracruz AMETHYST crystals in sterling silver with sterli
e stones (principally natural agates and AMETHYST), mixed green stones (mainly natural feld
veracruz AMETHYST crystal pendant, wirewrapped in sterlin
ite (d), blue howlite (d), sodalite, and AMETHYST; all tiny sizes, 4 ounce bags
faceted round AMETHYST beads
veracruz AMETHYST crystal pendant, wirewrapped in sterlin
AMETHYST crystal pendants
magnesite (d), aquamarine, and AMETHYST chip beads
polished whole AMMONITE having irridescence in certain areas, l
polished AMMONITE halves, matched pair, approximately 3 i
polished AMMONITE halves, matched pairs, approximately 3
whole AMMONITE, smooth, approx 3 inch
tractor AMMONITE, whole, approximately 3
whole AMMONITE, smooth, polished
polished whole AMMONITE, mostly black but with some white, about
polished whole AMMONITE having irridescence in certain areas, l
"white" AMMONITE, whole unpolished, of ivory-tannish colo
AMMONITE halves, polished pair, approximately 3
small matched AMMONITE pairs, polished
AMMONITE halves, polished pair, approximately 2
"white" AMMONITES, whole unpolished, of ivory-tannish colo
2 inches tall, ANDSIGNED by the artist r
a very readable collection of ANECDOTES and tips that can help anyone experienc
orizontally, vertically, or at any other ANGLE appropriate to your decorating scheme
the ANGLE of inclination is adjustable, and will
a load of very ANGULAR rocks, for example, may not churn prope
the color, due to photographic ANOMALIES, appears a bit lighter here than it is
c pellets to the soap solution may be an ANSWER, but we have not specifically tested thi
550 (out-of-area-code callers may get an ANSWERING machine during normal hours
largely yes, but glass, APACHE tears, other obsidian, and clear crysta
e mixed in the barrel, but a few such as APACHE tears are best done by themselves or wi
tumblable amethyst, APACHE tears, and semitransparent quartz
icant with glass and obsidian, including APACHE tears
he color, due to photographic anomalies, APPEARS a bit lighter here than it is
by APPOINTMENT; please phone first
may be irregular on christmas eve; prior APPOINTMENT is suggested for that day
tally, vertically, or at any other angle APPROPRIATE to your decorating scheme
ks that would not normally be considered APPROPRIATE for tumbling, such as 3-inch x ¼ inch s
magnesite (d), AQUAMARINE, and amethyst chip beads
g saws up to 18 inch blades, and 6-wheel ARBOR machines, are available by special orde
mexican pot, hand-etched in a blades, ARCHES, and steps motif, and having conical top
ARCHIMEDES shells, spiral oddities around 1/4 to 3
ormation books, and guides to the tucson AREA but also elsewhere, are available
a book of maps of gold collecting AREAS in all western states
photographs depicting the collecting AREAS.
ammonite having irridescence in certain AREAS, likely a feature of the original shell
seums, rock shops, and major public land AREAS.”
seventy of the state’s best rockhounding AREAS, from jasper hunting in the historic min
of southern arizona, naturally granular ARIZONA peridot, and (variously) chrysocolla of
t, and (variously) chrysocolla of globe, ARIZONA, deerskin, or quartz crystal; by the ame
arian velvet bosque mesquite of southern ARIZONA, naturally granular arizona peridot, and
tions of a number of collecting sites in ARIZONA, along with map information as to how to
ARIZONA gold gems maps then and now
wall ornaments of ARIZONA bosque mesquite
ARIZONA ghost towns/sites then and now
of southern arizona, naturally granular ARIZONA peridot, and chrysocolla of globe, ariz
gem trails of ARIZONA by james r
ervation of this sort of mesquite by the ARIZONA land and water trust, which currently h
iptions and maps for collecting rocks in ARIZONA.
ed and patterned with naturally granular ARIZONA peridot
or photographic portfolio of spectacular ARIZONA gems
items shipped to ARIZONA addresses will be charged a sales tax
ed on years of experience, gem trails of ARIZONA is an indispensable handbook for the ro
rockhounding ARIZONA  by gerry blair
hike southern ARIZONA with this guide to the "best spots to p
arian velvet bosque mesquite of southern ARIZONA, naturally granular arizona peridot, and
ARIZONA locations for collecting minerals are d
mineral sites in ARIZONA, modern and historical
includes ARIZONA chrysocolla
ology and production history, throughout ARIZONA.
ervation of this sort of mesquite by the ARIZONA land and water trust, which currently h
field companion for the ARIZONA rock collector
shelf ornaments, ARIZONA bosque mesquite
full color photos of numerous ARIZONA rocks (the best we've seen in any field
izona peridot, and chrysocolla of globe, ARIZONA; by the nontribal american artist bonnie
th maps of their general distribution in ARIZONA.
75 of ARIZONA'S best rockhounding sites, emphasizing th
(requires separate coolant ARRANGEMENT of users choice
tion with wood carvings, pottery, floral ARRANGEMENTS, etc
" chipped stone ARROWHEAD necklace, fancy superior style, wire mo
stone ARROWHEAD collection, hand-chipped
ras -- grand tour -- home doing business ARROWHEAD collections for wall display, and ristr
stone ARROWHEAD collection, hand-chipped
ARROWHEAD collections and ristras -- grand tour -
stone ARROWHEAD collection, hand-chipped
ARROWHEAD necklaces of clear quartz
stone ARROWHEAD collection, hand-chipped
1 chipped stone ARROWHEADS, approximately 31/2 incheslong
hand-chipped stone ARROWHEADS made in the style of primitive natives,
hand-chipped stone ARROWHEADS are mounted in a wooden frame suitable
) hand-chipped agate ARROWHEADS made in the style of primitive natives,
recess in rear of ARROWHEADS collections allows hanging on nail or s
1 chipped stone ARROWHEADS, approximately 21/2 inches long
ARTFULLY painted wood set with six tumble-polish
gitating a collection of rocks (or other ARTICLES) in a barrel along with abrasives, to gr
o view mineral specimens and prehistoric ARTIFACTS at grand canyon and petrified forest na
white metal and ARTIFICIAL materials
own as "medicine horse" and labeled with ARTIST'S name
and books on tumbling and other lapidary ARTS.
though ASIAN, their colorations and styles fit well a
if you do not see what you want, ASK.
r cleaning cycle, but check the label or ASK the vendor
ASK for further details
ou must have a paypal account and should ASK us to e-mail you a paypal invoice, via
if you visit in person, please ASK to see them, as they may not be on disp
- grand tour - ASSEMBLED from pieces of the stated material(s) a
gives a summary of the metaphysical lore ASSOCIATED with each mineral, where applicable
ASSORTED and rose quartz chip beads
ASSORTED stone
ASSORTED materials
necklaces of chips and focal bob, ASSORTED stone
ASSORTED materials
ASSORTED easel stands for slabs and minerals
marbles of ASSORTED natural, dyed, and manmade materials
tumblable carnelian agate, and ASSORTED similar rock
marbles of ASSORTED natural, dyed, and manmade materials
ASSORTED pink rocks, often dyed, 4 ounce bags
faceted round beads, ASSORTED colors
tour -- or take scenic tour we carry an ASSORTMENT of books dealing with rock identificati
tour -- home doing business we offer an ASSORTMENT of fossils for the collector
r, blade, wheels, vise, saw hood, and an ASSORTMENT of accessories
me doing business we offer a significant ASSORTMENT of mostly base-metal / plated findings
with the understanding that the customer ASSUMES all risk of breakage
” western gem hunters ATLAS by h
” gold diggers ATLAS by robert neil johnson
ith facts, accessible text, and dramatic ATMOSPHERIC photography
50 gram specimen of 209bismuth loses one ATOM every 1 hour and 40 minutes on the aver
at that rate, if caesar AUGUSTUS had collected a newly refined 50 gram s
comprehensive, up to date, AUTHORITATIVE.
an AUTHORITATIVE introduction to all aspects of lapidary
item AVAILABILITY:
green AVENTURINE beads, spherical
tumblable tigereye, diopside, and AVENTURINE.
ariety of materials, typically having an AVERAGE width of about 8 millimeters
atom every 1 hour and 40 minutes on the AVERAGE.
ip or pit will be more pronounced if the AVERAGE rock size is considerably larger than t
ze is considerably larger than the usual AVERAGE value of about 5/8 of an inch, because
includes dyed lace agate, AVERY pretty material
and minerals in the southwestern states (AZ, ca, co, hi, ks, nv, nm, ok, tx, ut)
the historic mining district near bagdad [AZ, not iraq] to search for gold in the sup
t road (near columbus boulevard) tucson, AZ 85712-2606 [map] (520) 326-5550 (out-of
numerous B/W photos and diagrams
many B/W diagrams and photos
B/W site photos and full-color specimen pic
elephant containing BABY elephant, carved of soapstone
BACK side signed by the artist
ing silver and mediterranean coral screw BACK earrings
johnson, with explanatory legend on BACK side
please leave a message and we will get BACK to you
st background scene on shimmering copper BACKGROUND.
picture of bison in relief against BACKGROUND scene on shimmering copper background
ck and dark-green on brown textured-look BACKGROUND.
st background scene on shimmering copper BACKGROUND.
ative american warrior in relief against BACKGROUND scene on shimmering copper background
the screw BACKS are sterling
the clip BACKS are marked sterling, as is the necklace
screw BACKS of the earrings shown
the screw BACKS are sterling
items include bola slides, bola BACKS, bola strings, bead tips, bead cords on
screw BACKS of the earrings shown
the toggle BACKS are believed to be base metal
screw BACKS of earrings
the screw BACKS are sterling
note that these have clip BACKS.
screw BACKS of earrings shown
toggle BACKS of the cuff links shown
many machines will rust BADLY if water is used in them
ing in the historic mining district near BAGDAD [az, not iraq] to search for gold in th
red flame agate other agates in pound BAGS.
assorted pink rocks, often dyed, 4 ounce BAGS.
and mixed rockssorted by color - 4 ounce BAGS.
e, and amethyst; all tiny sizes, 4 ounce BAGS.
red flame agate other agates in pound BAGS.
per all in tiny sizes (0 or 00), 4 ounce BAGS.
sculpt edible models of the planet, and BAKE volcanic meringue cookies
native-style blades-and-triangles motif, BALL shape, about 5
faceted glass BALLS (stands sold separately)
) watch straps, watch BANDS.
izes of folding (but not stretchy) watch BANDS, and do certain repairs on these bands
h bands, and do certain repairs on these BANDS.
nts for such orders can be made via your BANK card through your paypal account or dir
$ only) with proper id, and most BANK cards
rom your paypal account or of using your BANK card if your paypal account accepts it
we do not accept BANK cards from remote customers except thro
all belt buckles have the BAR (on pivots but not removable) and hook
in the BARREL, the addition of a large quantity of pla
t expensive being the rotary, or rolling BARREL, type
ection of rocks (or other articles) in a BARREL along with abrasives, to grind and/or p
most types of rock can be mixed in the BARREL, but a few such as apache tears are best
n rotary tumblers, that means 2/3 of the BARREL filled with rocks, along with whatever
s that are too large for the size of the BARREL; and by using a mix of different sizes o
5 lb 3 lb lortone qt66 two 6 lb BARRELS two 4 lb loads lortone qt12 12 lb 8 lb
but when dealing with bigger BARRELS in which the main objective might be to
rtone 3a 3 lb 2 lb lortone 3-3 b two 3lb BARRELS two 2 lb loads lortone 45c 4
8 lb lortone tumblers have solid rubber BARRELS for quiet operation and long life
1/8 inches high; on 5 1/4 x 2 5/16 inch BASE.
orthoceras in BASE rock, polished cross-sectional specimen
ches overall height, having cap and wood BASE.
also finished neckchains � BASE metal / plated and also sterling or gol
erling in various shapes and gauges, and BASE metal (some color finished)
7 inches total width at BASE; 4
orthoceras in BASE rock, cross-sectional polished renderin
1/8 inches high, on 6 9/16 x 2 3/8 inch BASE.
ches overall height, having cap and wood BASE.
the toggle backs are believed to be BASE metal
offer a significant assortment of mostly BASE-METAL / plated findings and mountings, but al
onnected, or otherwise interesting items BASED in the world of gems, minerals, and the
” “filled with expert advice BASED on years of experience, gem trails of a
n preparation to use them as bookends or BASES).
ch teaches you where, how, when and what BASIC equipment you'll need
a fully color illustrated BASIC guide to minerals
these are bowl-shaped genuine pakistani BASKETS handmade of palm leaves (phoenix dactyl
handmade spiral woven BASKETS.
ss we offer and install watch straps and BATTERIES that fit most common watches
watch BATTERIES.
uses 1 aa BATTERY, not included
-- home doing business we offer BEAD stringing, bola repair, earring convers
es, bola backs, bola strings, bead tips, BEAD cords on cards with built in needles, b
e bola slides, bola backs, bola strings, BEAD tips, bead cords on cards with built in
amber BEAD necklaces, varigated shades, smaller be
amber BEAD necklaces, varigated shades, larger bea
dangling BEADED earrings
carnelian agate BEADS, spherical, redder than usual
white quartz BEADS, faceted
amazonite BEADS, round faceted
) carnelian chip beads, tigereye chip BEADS.
bead necklaces, varigated shades, larger BEADS.
rainforest jasper and malachite chip BEADS.
assorted and rose quartz chip BEADS.
green aventurine BEADS, spherical
we focus on BEADS, findings, and limited silversmithing us
rainforest jasper and malachite chip BEADS close up
stone BEADS by the strand, mostly
rhodonite chip BEADS close up
yellow fiber optic*, olive jade, peridot BEADS.
e, snowflake obsidian, clear quartz chip BEADS.
*also known as dale stonetm peridot chip BEADS.
rhodolite garnet chip BEADS.
merican style, tasseled with cord having BEADS and feathers; generally whitish ceramic
) carnelian chip BEADS, tigereye chip beads
faceted round BEADS, assorted colors
finished strands of tumble-polished chip BEADS in a variety of materials, typically ha
necklace earrings, hearts BEADS, of turitella rock
faceted round amethyst BEADS.
grand tour -- home doing business green BEADS, possibly emerald (d) or onyx (d)
chip BEADS and other beads
rose quartz BEADS, spherical
chip beads and other BEADS.
pink tourmaline and rhodonite chip BEADS.
mber necklace, irregularly shaped "chip" BEADS.
carnelian and tigereye chip BEADS, close up
esite (d), aquamarine, and amethyst chip BEADS.
ead necklaces, varigated shades, smaller BEADS.
cklace earrings, white howlite spherical BEADS.
t, 'legend of the dream catcher', having BEAR paw and feathers design
BEAR paw various themes
t, 'legend of the dream catcher', having BEAR paw and feathers design
cabochons of fiber-optic glass makes BEAUTIFUL cats' eyes
grand tour -- home doing business these BEAUTIFUL east indian rugs are woven of different
home doing business adorn your home with BEAUTIFULLY done ornamental hangings, sculptures, a
an help anyone experiencing a problem to BECOME a survivor
ad cords on cards with built in needles, BELL caps, eye pins, head pins, ear[wires, c
turquoise and silver BELT buckle
BELT buckles -- grand tour -- home doing bus
3"> turquoise and sterling BELT buckle
for 2 inch BELT.
all BELT buckles have the bar (on pivots but not
and silver BELT buckle
for 1 3/4 inch BELT.
turquoise and sterling BELT buckle
hrysocolla-ore (in various combinations) BELT buckles
malachite and silver BELT buckle
ndings, and limited silversmithing using BENCH work
ings that mainly fit standard cabochons, BEZEL cups, clasps, black waxed jewelry cord,
probably the BIGGEST factor in good tumbling is the consiste
ces of the stated material(s) along with BINDERS, substrates, caps, or carriers
includes summaries of the BIOLOGY and locales of the many different types
rustic-style mexican pot, BIRD motif in black and dark-green on brown
er image of kokopelli amidst cacti, with BIRD and moon
cabochons of BIRD'S eye rhyolite
oned native american amidst saguaros and BIRDS.
(certain “hotter” isotopes of BISMUTH either do not occur in nature or disint
) common BISMUTH (209bi) is unstable, having a half life
BISMUTH:
grand tour -- home doing business watch BISMUTH as it disappears before your very eyes
picture of BISON in relief against background scene on s
BISON is cast
due to photographic anomalies, appears a BIT lighter here than it is
rials such as calcite may abrade quite a BIT faster than most other materials and ar
BLACK stone, snowflake obsidian, clear quartz
shark tooth necklaces on BLACK cords
polished whole ammonite, mostly BLACK but with some white, about 2
cabochons of BLACK onyx, various forms of turquoise, and t
y are a dark transparent purple-red, not BLACK.)
standard cabochons, bezel cups, clasps, BLACK waxed jewelry cord, and other things
rustic-style mexican pot, bird motif in BLACK and dark-green on brown textured-look b
arily sawn with a circular diamond-edged BLADE in a machine which typically holds a co
hould check the instructions of both the BLADE and machine before proceeding
the trim saw typically uses a smaller BLADE and usually has no vise, or if it does
ost saws is simply the tank in which the BLADE spins partially submerged
uld be run with a light cutting oil (see BLADE instructions) only, or may be run in wa
hitish ceramic but painted with multiple BLADE motif
optional vise; compact; comes with BLADE, 1 conventional grindstone, and a half-f
complete unit comes with motor, BLADE, wheels, vise, saw hood, and an assortme
a coolant, it is important that both the BLADE and machine be compatible with water
before beginning to use a new diamond BLADE, please read the instructions as to such
lant needed is determined by the type of BLADE and also the machine specifications
uses a large (10 inch diameter or more) BLADE and a vise having a screw crossfeed and
mexican pot, hand-etched in a BLADES, arches, and steps motif, and having con
nd 8 inch diameter; and standard diamond BLADES 6, 8, and 10 inch diameter; are regular
other types of BLADES can be run in plain water, and still ot
s, including slabbing saws up to 18 inch BLADES, and 6-wheel arbor machines, are availab
(not surprisingly, the water or dry BLADES tend to be more expensive
common BLADES and machines should be run with a light
matters as the preliminary dressing many BLADES require, or they will not cut
gte vml 1]> in either kind of saw, most BLADES require that a coolant be used also
chines, which require the use of special BLADES designed for such use
ide-mouthed mexican pot, hand-etched, of BLADES-AND-ARCHES-AND-STEPS motif, 5
xican pot, hand-etched in a native-style BLADES-AND-TRIANGLES motif, ball shape, about 5
rockhounding arizona  by gerry BLAIR.
“…expert rockhound gerry BLAIR describes more than seventy of the stat
BLASTOIDS, approx 1/2 inch
b BLEACHED.
fabulous works of the lapidarist, glass BLOWER, and enamelist
bookends of BLUE (d) brazilian agate, 7 inches total wid
atural feldspar), turqurenite (d), mixed BLUE stones
r-than-usual amazonite, turqurenite (d), BLUE howlite (d), sodalite, and amethyst; al
tumblable celestite and sodalitic BLUE quartz
feathers style earhooks, silvertone with BLUEGREEN accent gem
feathers style necklace, silvertone with BLUEGREEN accent gem
brazilian agate bookends in shades of BLUISH gray, white, and a little yellow
necklaces of chips and focal BOB, assorted stone
items include bola slides, bola backs, BOLA strings, bead tips, bead cords on cards
items include BOLA slides, bola backs, bola strings, bead
items include bola slides, BOLA backs, bola strings, bead tips, bead co
doing business we offer bead stringing, BOLA repair, earring conversions, and other
k, or being glued to a fitting such as a BOLA slide, or onto a surface such as a carv
knife or spear points of BONE.
r quartz crystal; by the american artist BONNIE gail sarnelli, who contributes to the c
rizona; by the nontribal american artist BONNIE gail sarnelli who contributes to the co
fication techniques are revealed in this BOOK, which teaches you where, how, when and
BOOK on meteorites
a BOOK of maps of gold collecting areas in all
nformation from key meteorite falls, the BOOK explains what meteorites are, where the
  this is a BOOK of maps of mineral collecting sites
preparing gems and minerals, this handy BOOK also includes maps and directions to ea
simple illustrated instructions in this BOOK.
brazilian agate (n) BOOKEND set
brazilian agate BOOKENDS having variants of honey color, with da
polished slabs and BOOKENDS.
agate, either as individual slices or as BOOKENDS.
BOOKENDS of blue (d) brazilian agate, 7 inches t
arge rocks in preparation to use them as BOOKENDS or bases)
brazilian agate BOOKENDS in shades of bluish gray, white, and a
BOOKS.
ing business a partial exhibition of the BOOKS we typically stock
ss various maps, exploration information BOOKS, and guides to the tucson area but also
more BOOKS.
ing business a partial exhibition of the BOOKS we typically stock
ke scenic tour we carry an assortment of BOOKS dealing with rock identification, rock
for more BOOKS, continue on the grand tour
uitable for tumbling, and abrasives, and BOOKS on tumbling and other lapidary arts
more BOOKS -- grand tour -- home doing business va
e gap between academic texts and popular BOOKS by providing a magnificent rock and min
shelf ornaments, arizona BOSQUE mesquite
wall ornaments of arizona BOSQUE mesquite
nts hand-crafted of rare riparian velvet BOSQUE mesquite of southern arizona, naturally
ent hand-crafted of rare riparian velvet BOSQUE mesquite of southern arizona, naturally
water as a coolant, it is important that BOTH the blade and machine be compatible wit
so you should check the instructions of BOTH the blade and machine before proceeding
or those who want a tough poster without BOTHERING with a frame
air-driven fountain, and hand-held spray BOTTLE.
ouse 4313 east grant road (near columbus BOULEVARD) tucson, az 85712-2606 [map] (520) 326-5
outhwestern painted themes, conical top, BOWL-LIKE bottom
nd tour -- home doing business these are BOWL-SHAPED genuine pakistani baskets handmade of p
flattish top but BOWL-SHAPED bottom
, and may come in one or another type of BOX or fastened to a card
en thin plastic sheets; and 9-cell stone BOX with removable cells; and riker mounts
(see also BOX) close-up of the tie tack shown above
or onto a surface such as a carved wood BOX.
-- home doing business we offer stands, BOXES, display cases, etc
amber stretch BRACELETS.
nugget BRACELETS on stretchy cord
amber stretch BRACELETS.
work on sterling indian-cuff-style watch BRACELETS, nor remove/install watch heads in them
BRAZILIAN agate slab
) BRAZILIAN agate slab
BRAZILIAN agate bookends in shades of bluish gray
BRAZILIAN agate slab
your space with the patterns provided by BRAZILIAN agate, either as individual slices or a
BRAZILIAN agate slab
BRAZILIAN agate (n) bookend set
BRAZILIAN agate slab
BRAZILIAN agate bookends having variants of honey
BRAZILIAN agate slab
bookends of blue (d) BRAZILIAN agate, 7 inches total width x 5
ng that the customer assumes all risk of BREAKAGE.
stage, the rocks should be run through a BRIEF cleaning cycle in a mild soap solution
a BRIEF history of important mineral discoverie
on the prepolish wheel, and finally to a BRILLIANT shine on the final polish wheel
it includes 20 hands-on activities to BRING learning to life
thing the shape on a sanding wheel, then BRINGING it to a dull gloss on the prepolish whe
ions from california to the dakotas, and BRITISH columbia to texas
horse's general color is BRONZY.
, is not retained in the machine, but is BROUGHT in by hose or other device, and sprayed
t, bird motif in black and dark-green on BROWN textured-look background
turquoise and sterling belt BUCKLE.
turquoise and silver belt BUCKLE.
malachite and silver belt BUCKLE.
3"> turquoise and sterling belt BUCKLE.
and silver belt BUCKLE.
belt BUCKLES -- grand tour -- home doing business si
all belt BUCKLES have the bar (on pivots but not removab
colla-ore (in various combinations) belt BUCKLES.
our BUILDING:
ngs, bead tips, bead cords on cards with BUILT in needles, bell caps, eye pins, head p
maximum BULB:
traditional BULBOUS vase shape
also BULK chain of the same metals and also in co
-inch x ¼ inch slabs, and such as 8 inch BULKY rocks, have been successfully tumble-po
for BULKY or expensive items or special shipping
geological survey BULLETIN 1355
cabochons of BUMBLE bee stone
olish agents do not require a final soap BURNISHING or cleaning cycle, but check the label
3d laser image of native american chief (BUST view)
thin-specimen display (as for BUTTERFLIES or pressed flowers) allowing mounting b
prices that appear in purchasing BUTTONS, when available, are current
ppear on this page apart from purchasing BUTTONS are subject to change without notice
s, the coronado national forest, and the CABEZA prieta national wildlife refuge
(copyright 2005 allens treasure house) a CABOCHON is a dome-topped gemstone
) the lu-6x CABOCHON machine
CABOCHON cutting
40 x 30 fire agate CABOCHON (a jasper-like stone)
CABOCHONS of bird's eye rhyolite
ndant mountings that mainly fit standard CABOCHONS, bezel cups, clasps, black waxed jewelry
CABOCHONS of rainbow calsilica
CABOCHONS.
CABOCHONS of fiber-optic glass makes beautiful ca
freeform CABOCHONS of chrysocolla
sardonyx CABOCHONS.
CABOCHONS of rainbow calsilica
-- grand tour -- home doing business CABOCHONS are dome-topped stones
CABOCHONS of purple agate
CABOCHONS of black onyx, various forms of turquoi
CABOCHONS of petrified palmwood
CABOCHONS are made by sawing off a slice of rock
CABOCHONS of bumble bee stone
CABOCHONS of red canyon jasper
CABOCHONS of bird's eye rhyolite
CABOCHONS of sodalite
CABOCHONS of leopardskin rhyolite
CABOCHONS of turquoise of various treatments, and
CABOCHONS lend themselves to being hung on chains
CABOCHONS of purple agate
3d laser image of kokopelli amidst CACTI, with bird and moon
at that rate, if CAESAR augustus had collected a newly refined
lso, certain very soft materials such as CALCITE may abrade quite a bit faster than most
rock locations from CALIFORNIA to the dakotas, and british columbia to
6 [map] (520) 326-5550 (out-of-area-code CALLERS may get an answering machine during nor
cabochons of rainbow CALSILICA.
maps, lodging, and CAMPGROUNDS.
imens and prehistoric artifacts at grand CANYON and petrified forest national parks, as
cabochons of red CANYON jasper
8 inches overall height, having CAP and wood base
rds on cards with built in needles, bell CAPS, eye pins, head pins, ear[wires, clips,
erial(s) along with binders, substrates, CAPS, or carriers
or such orders can be made via your bank CARD through your paypal account or directly
our paypal account or of using your bank CARD if your paypal account accepts it
or another type of box or fastened to a CARD.
we do not accept bank CARDS from remote customers except through pa
$ only) with proper id, and most bank CARDS.
, bola strings, bead tips, bead cords on CARDS with built in needles, bell caps, eye p
e is delicate and should be handled with CARE.
CARNELIAN agate beads, spherical, redder than usu
tumblable CARNELIAN agate, and assorted similar rock
CARNELIAN and tigereye chip beads, close up
) CARNELIAN chip beads, tigereye chip beads
g a screw crossfeed and a self-propelled CARRIAGE into which the rock is mounted
along with binders, substrates, caps, or CARRIERS.
-- grand tour -- or take scenic tour we CARRY an assortment of books dealing with roc
also includes jokes, fun facts, and CARTOONS.
bola slide, or onto a surface such as a CARVED wood box
elephant containing baby elephant, CARVED of soapstone
hand CARVED from natural mineral -- may vary slight
y themselves or in combination with wood CARVINGS, pottery, floral arrangements, etc
spheres and CARVINGS.
ggs, little spheres of stone, and ornate CARVINGS:
er may imagine to be treated, is in this CASE untreated; or to designate that a stone
in many CASES you will be instructed to drain the mac
l stones that are identified and in some CASES further described
ons), showing locations and also, in may CASES, information about required fees or circ
business we offer stands, boxes, display CASES, etc
these problems can in many CASES be mitigated or eliminated by combining
ll are believed to be (exclusive in some CASES of the working finding) sterling, altho
warrior on horse is CAST.
full 3d sculpture CAST of resin and art painted in detail
bison is CAST.
tern shelf and wall ornaments, including CAST and holographically laser engraved
e setting, chain making, mechanisms, and CASTING.
however, we have no CATALOG, and this web site is not set up to serv
providing a magnificent rock and mineral CATALOG in color
detailed CATALOG of placer gold locations plus the geolo
dream CATCHER feathers style necklace, silvertone wit
"legend of the dream CATCHER."
" dream CATCHER feathers style earhooks, silvertone wit
"legend of the dream CATCHER."
rrings and pendant, 'legend of the dream CATCHER', having bear paw and feathers design
(in this CATEGORY we can also include the cutting of face
ons of fiber-optic glass makes beautiful CATS' eyes
aps); subject, however, to the following CAUTION:
tumblable CELESTITE and sodalitic blue quartz
ets; and 9-cell stone box with removable CELLS; and riker mounts
each small square is 1 CENTIMETER.
there also exist magnetic tumblers and CENTRIFUGAL disk finishers, but these are used main
rnamentation, generally of ivory-colored CERAMIC but painted in various colors
clusters of red CERAMIC chilis (ristras)
pot, whitish CERAMIC, southwestern painted themes, conical to
ng beads and feathers; generally whitish CERAMIC but painted with multiple blade motif
of small swallowable parts and not being CERTIFIED as toxin-free
this is not true CHACEDONIC fire agate having the dark red with irr
ents, joining, finishing, stone setting, CHAIN making, mechanisms, and casting
are marked sterling, as is the necklace CHAIN.
also bulk CHAIN of the same metals and also in copper (
  next up the food CHAIN is the vibrating or sonic types, that v
rapped in sterling silver, with sterling CHAIN.
sterling CHAIN.
any natural faceted stones; although new CHAINS for sterling and goldfilled items are a
rystals in sterling silver with sterling CHAINS.
fiber-optic dale stone tm on silvertone CHAINS.
bochons lend themselves to being hung on CHAINS via any of several fittings, or being s
inventory is continually CHANGING, and this web site may not necessarily p
ems shipped to arizona addresses will be CHARGED a sales tax
l have to contact you regarding shipping CHARGES.
exhibits fibrous CHATOYANCE under certain lighting conditions
l soap burnishing or cleaning cycle, but CHECK the label or ask the vendor
gned for cutting, but even so you should CHECK the instructions of both the blade and
ailed, and phoned orders, you may pay by CHECK (u
urrency, or checks (including traveler's CHECKS) (u
currency, or CHECKS (including traveler's checks) (u
physical and CHEMICAL properties, origins and geologic signif
l lasered, possibly with CHEMICAL treatment
he stated stone but not equivalent to it CHEMICALLY and physically
) u CHEMICALS diffused into surface under high temper
te of the natural stone, having its same CHEMISTRY and crystallography
3d laser image of native american CHIEF (bust view)
the perfect educational start for young CHILDREN, being packed with facts, accessible tex
clusters of red ceramic CHILIS (ristras)
agate slice wind CHIME, partial view
tubular wind CHIMES of various motifs
pottery, clocks, CHIMES, sculptures, etc
gem trees, cloissone jar, eggs, wind CHIMES.
rhodolite garnet CHIP beads
pink tourmaline and rhodonite CHIP beads
rainforest jasper and malachite CHIP beads close up
CHIP beads and other beads
) carnelian CHIP beads, tigereye chip beads
assorted and rose quartz CHIP beads
dark amber necklace, irregularly shaped "CHIP" beads
rhodonite CHIP beads close up
note also that the tendency to CHIP or pit will be more pronounced if the a
carnelian and tigereye CHIP beads, close up
stone, snowflake obsidian, clear quartz CHIP beads
magnesite (d), aquamarine, and amethyst CHIP beads
r obsidian, and clear crystalline quartz CHIP easily when impacted and must be protec
*also known as dale stonetm peridot CHIP beads
) carnelian chip beads, tigereye CHIP beads
rainforest jasper and malachite CHIP beads
ss unfinished strands of tumble-polished CHIP beads in a variety of materials, typica
" CHIPPED stone arrowhead necklace, fancy superio
1 CHIPPED stone arrowheads, approximately 21/2 in
1 CHIPPED stone arrowheads, approximately 31/2 in
that is excessively violent, leading to CHIPPING, pitting, or spalling of the surface, wh
there is a risk of CHIPPING the rocks during this process because t
necklaces of CHIPS and focal bob, assorted stone
park, organ pipe national monument, the CHIRICAHUA mountains, the coronado national forest
mplete model) and cooling setup of users CHOICE.
es separate coolant arrangement of users CHOICE.)
), and CHRISTMAS.
hours may be irregular on CHRISTMAS eve; prior appointment is suggested for
CHRYSOCOLLA, etc
mesquite, CHRYSOCOLLA, peridot, deerskin, quartz
CHRYSOCOLLA (combined with other minerals found in
includes arizona CHRYSOCOLLA.
ranular arizona peridot, and (variously) CHRYSOCOLLA of globe, arizona, deerskin, or quartz
freeform cabochons of CHRYSOCOLLA.
CHRYSOCOLLA complements natural knob
naturally granular arizona peridot, and CHRYSOCOLLA of globe, arizona; by the nontribal ame
g business silver, turquoise, malachite, CHRYSOCOLLA-ORE (in various combinations) belt buckles
polished amber CHUNKS.
very angular rocks, for example, may not CHURN properly in some vibratory machines, an
house) rocks are ordinarily sawn with a CIRCULAR diamond-edged blade in a machine which
ases, information about required fees or CIRCUMSTANCES.
an be useful in searching out old mines, CLAIMS, rumors, etc
inly fit standard cabochons, bezel cups, CLASPS, black waxed jewelry cord, and other thi
ng of tiny dark crystals of undetermined CLASSIFICATION.
and finds, meteorite craters, meteorite CLASSIFICATION, tektites, collecting and preserving met
can all mineralogical CLASSIFICATIONS of rocks be tumbled together
excellent for the CLASSROOM, summer activity groups, or any enthusia
pots are CLAY, but also painted; direct exposure to fu
CLAY-POT ristra
water (or no coolant at all) CLEANS up much more readily, and presents much
illustrated throughout with CLEAR demonstration photos
a CLEAR and generous overview of metalworking t
laser-engraved in CLEAR faceted glass
laser-engraved in CLEAR glass
arrowhead necklaces of CLEAR quartz
glass, apache tears, other obsidian, and CLEAR crystalline quartz chip easily when imp
40mm faceted CLEAR glass gemstone
8 inch trim saw optional vise; optional CLEAR plastic hood
low, and you should allow time for it to CLEAR.
CLEAR maps and directions
laser-engraved in CLEAR faceted glass
black stone, snowflake obsidian, CLEAR quartz chip beads
CLEAR maps and directions
CLEAR plastic wide mouthed jars with white pl
h this guide to the "best spots to play, CLIMB, hike, fish, and be
note that these have CLIP backs
the CLIP backs are marked sterling, as is the ne
ll caps, eye pins, head pins, ear[wires, CLIPS, screws, clutches], pendant mountings th
) 10inch (diagonal) wall CLOCK.
CLOCK.ARTFULLY painted wood set with six tumble-polish
pottery, CLOCKS, chimes, sculptures, etc
CLOISONNE jar, floral design, approximately 3
gem trees, CLOISSONE jar, eggs, wind chimes
we do not CLOSE for monday holidays (e
inforest jasper and malachite chip beads CLOSE up
carnelian and tigereye chip beads, CLOSE up
, presidents day) but do CLOSE for new years day, easter, independence
rhodonite chip beads CLOSE up
ale stonetm fiber optic* and olive jade, CLOSE up
CLOSE-UP of earring shown
CLOSE-UP view
(see also box) CLOSE-UP of the tie tack shown above
because of its CLOSENESS to the surface, this crystal structure
unscheduled CLOSINGS may occur on rare occasions
discusses equipment and CLOTHING, mining techniques, gem and mineral site
of gem shows, rockhound and prospecting CLUBS, mineral museums, and mine tours
list of shows and CLUBS, mineral museums, and mine tours
each CLUSTER, exclusive of ropework, is about 13 inch
CLUSTERS of red ceramic chilis (ristras)
display, and ristras (hanging ornamental CLUSTERS).
oral tie tack, exclusive of the post and CLUTCH.
ns, head pins, ear[wires, clips, screws, CLUTCHES], pendant mountings that mainly fit stand
" (CNN.COM) included are saguaro national park, org
epending on the rocks, especially in the COARSE grind
this is followed by rough-doming on the COARSE wheel, then refining and smoothing the
n typically 4 stages, beginning with the COARSE abrasive and then moving up sequentiall
rocks (speckled with grit in the COARSER stages) should slide upon one another,
indian (east) cotton COASTERS, woven and stenciled
printed on a heavy white stock, and then COATED to provide a satin finish
c COATED.
to make finding gold as easy as finding COINS in the park
and semiprecious stones, how to find and COLLECT specimens
at that rate, if caesar augustus had COLLECTED a newly refined 50 gram specimen in the
brimming with advice on COLLECTING and preparing gems and minerals, this h
photographs depicting the COLLECTING areas
ers, meteorite classification, tektites, COLLECTING and preserving meteorites, and meteorit
  this is a book of maps of mineral COLLECTING sites
lengthy site descriptions of a number of COLLECTING sites in arizona, along with map inform
s dealing with rock identification, rock COLLECTING, and gold prospecting
arizona locations for COLLECTING minerals are described in some length,
khounding sites, emphasizing the current COLLECTING conditions you will encounter, to the e
n sites and feature 20 new locations for COLLECTING over 70 different types of minerals and
site descriptions and maps for COLLECTING rocks in arizona
a book of maps of gold COLLECTING areas in all western states
from old COLLECTION.
  more than 90 COLLECTION sites
stone arrowhead COLLECTION, hand-chipped
) tumbling is the process of agitating a COLLECTION of rocks (or other articles) in a barre
a very readable COLLECTION of anecdotes and tips that can help any
stone arrowhead COLLECTION, hand-chipped
nd tour -- home doing business arrowhead COLLECTIONS for wall display, and ristras (hanging
arrowhead COLLECTIONS and ristras -- grand tour -- home doing
recess in rear of arrowheads COLLECTIONS allows hanging on nail or screw (flat-h
the seasoned COLLECTOR too will find this an invaluable refere
e offer an assortment of fossils for the COLLECTOR.
guide for serious rock COLLECTOR.
field companion for the arizona rock COLLECTOR.
COLLECTOR'S field maps
lution offers less drag to prevent rapid COLLISIONS than does a proper slurry
tone that has a gemologically inaccurate COLLOQUIAL name is in fact an untreated stone alth
magnificent rock and mineral catalog in COLOR.
overall COLOR is coppery, except for the dark wood fr
th photos, diagrams, and maps; mostly in COLOR.
agate bookends having variants of honey COLOR, with dark crust
full COLOR photos of numerous arizona rocks (the b
horse's general COLOR is reddish
the american southwest, each with a full COLOR photo
the COLOR, due to photographic anomalies, appears
a fully COLOR illustrated basic guide to minerals
rincipally agates and jaspers) sorted by COLOR.
overall COLOR is coppery, except for the dark wood fr
ites, whole unpolished, of ivory-tannish COLOR, about 2 to 3 inches
shapes and gauges, and base metal (some COLOR finished)
nite, whole unpolished, of ivory-tannish COLOR, about 3 inches
purple agates, and mixed rockssorted by COLOR - 4 ounce bags
horse's general COLOR is bronzy
illustrated with verbal descriptions and COLORABLE line drawings
though asian, their COLORATIONS and styles fit well also with southwest
ast indian rugs are woven of differently COLORED yarns in a style that will work very we
red with irridescence, but is a strongly COLORED opaque material with an unusual pattern
t starting to explore the wealth of this COLORFUL state
o oil, resin, or wax COLORLESS infusion, usually in the context of a t
w COLORLESSLY waxed or oiled, usually in the context
also available in other sizes and COLORS.
faceted round beads, assorted COLORS.
y-colored ceramic but painted in various COLORS.
m california to the dakotas, and british COLUMBIA to texas
reasure house 4313 east grant road (near COLUMBUS boulevard) tucson, az 85712-2606 [map]
COLUMNAR sculptures of orthoceras-bearing rock,
COLUMNAR spiral selenite sculptures having shimm
may be used by themselves or in COMBINATION with wood carvings, pottery, floral arr
, malachite, chrysocolla-ore (in various COMBINATIONS) belt buckles
, turquoise, coral, and jade (in various COMBINATIONS).
chrysocolla (COMBINED with other minerals found in copper ore
many cases be mitigated or eliminated by COMBINING the water with a rust-inhibiting concen
complete unit COMES with motor, blade, wheels, vise, saw ho
optional vise; compact; COMES with blade, 1 conventional grindstone,
cord COMES with switch
therefore, if you are COMING from a considerable distance, we sugges
remote COMMERCE:
in-store COMMERCE:
these are of interest mainly to COMMERCIAL users
are preferred for serious workloads and COMMERCIAL production
this guidebook covers popular and COMMERCIAL sites as well as numerous little-known
other tumblers, including large COMMERCIAL sizes, are available by special order
) COMMON bismuth (209bi) is unstable, having a h
focuses on the more COMMON rocks and minerals, including those fre
equire minimal adult supervision and use COMMON household products
are several types of tumblers, the most COMMON and least expensive being the rotary, o
watch straps and batteries that fit most COMMON watches
s handy identification guide to the most COMMON kinds of rocks and minerals offers conc
the most COMMON water systems are these
COMMON rock sawing falls in 2 main types
trilobites, COMMON quality,approximately 2 to 3 inches lon
COMMON blades and machines should be run with
iving does not cover alaska, hawaii, nor COMMONWEALTH/POSSESSION regions), showing locations and also, i
optional vise; COMPACT; comes with blade, 1 conventional grinds
field COMPANION for the arizona rock collector
chrysocolla COMPLEMENTS natural knob
r when using good materials, by improper COMPOSITION of the load
y be run in water solution if a suitable CONCENTRATE is added
mbining the water with a rust-inhibiting CONCENTRATE designed for cutting, but even so you s
this CONDITION is achieved by not including many rocks
ites, emphasizing the current collecting CONDITIONS you will encounter, to the extent knowa
ibrous chatoyance under certain lighting CONDITIONS.
g 1881 configuration and also the modern CONFIGURATION on a transparent overlay
  an excellent map set, showing 1881 CONFIGURATION and also the modern configuration on a
g 1881 configuration and also the modern CONFIGURATION on a transparent overlay, along with re
an excellent map set, showing 1881 CONFIGURATION and also the modern configuration on a
none are of CONFIRMABLE native american origin
lination is adjustable, and will tend to CONFORM to the garment
slice of turitella rock, a CONGLOMERATE of fossils, showing original raw surfac
des, arches, and steps motif, and having CONICAL top
v shaped, cradle, easel, CONICAL, and cylindrical; for eggs, spheres, sla
sh ceramic, southwestern painted themes, CONICAL top, bowl-like bottom
mexican, but not necessarily CONNECTED with any indigenous tribe
ie gail sarnelli, who contributes to the CONSERVATION of this sort of mesquite by the arizona
356 acres containing this species under CONSERVATION.
356 acres containing this species under CONSERVATION.
nie gail sarnelli who contributes to the CONSERVATION of this sort of mesquite by the arizona
therefore, if you are coming from a CONSIDERABLE distance, we suggest phoning in advance
h the main objective might be to produce CONSIDERABLE quantities of larger-than-usual gemston
they are CONSIDERABLY more fast and efficient, although more
e pronounced if the average rock size is CONSIDERABLY larger than the usual average value of
vibrating/sonic tumblers are CONSIDERABLY faster
y 1 week per stage, although this varies CONSIDERABLY depending on the rocks, especially in t
*tuesday hours often vary CONSIDERABLY.
rocks that would not normally be CONSIDERED appropriate for tumbling, such as 3-inc
shing industries and will not be further CONSIDERED here
at may appear on this page should not be CONSIDERED current and are subject to change witho
e biggest factor in good tumbling is the CONSISTENCY (viscosity) of the slurry
ed by tiny voids that would otherwise be CONSPICUOUS, e
f cleaning cycle in a mild soap solution (CONSULT machine manual for acceptable types of
l shipping requirements, we will have to CONTACT you regarding shipping charges
efore, to select merchandise, you should CONTACT us for discussion as to your needs, and
CONTACT information
difficulty ratings, trail CONTACTS, fees/permit, and the best seasons
ter trust, which currently has 356 acres CONTAINING this species under conservation
ter trust, which currently has 356 acres CONTAINING this species under conservation
elephant CONTAINING baby elephant, carved of soapstone
CONTAINS rather lengthy site descriptions of a n
r wax colorless infusion, usually in the CONTEXT of a transparent stone penetrated by ti
lorlessly waxed or oiled, usually in the CONTEXT of a nontransparent stone
inventory is CONTINUALLY changing, and this web site may not nec
for more books, CONTINUE on the grand tour
american artist bonnie gail sarnelli who CONTRIBUTES to the conservation of this sort of mes
merican artist bonnie gail sarnelli, who CONTRIBUTES to the conservation of this sort of mes
one wet for cooling purposes and also to CONTROL dust
grinding and sanding operations using CONVENTIONAL abrasives are normally done wet for coo
wheels), and these setups cost more than CONVENTIONAL setups
diamond-dust setups, like their CONVENTIONAL counterparts, grind, sand, and polish a
ional vise; compact; comes with blade, 1 CONVENTIONAL grindstone, and a half-face endplate fo
fer bead stringing, bola repair, earring CONVERSIONS, and other remodels and repairs to costu
f the planet, and bake volcanic meringue COOKIES.
ade in a machine which typically holds a COOLANT.
water (or no COOLANT at all) cleans up much more readily, an
the type of COOLANT needed is determined by the type of bla
if using water as a COOLANT, it is important that both the blade and
the COOLANT remains in the machine at all times (un
kind of saw, most blades require that a COOLANT be used also
(requires separate COOLANT arrangement of users choice
the COOLANT in most saws is simply the tank in whic
the COOLING water for grinding and sanding, unlike
we also stock COOLING water equipment of various types
ternal motor (except complete model) and COOLING setup of users choice
onal abrasives are normally done wet for COOLING purposes and also to control dust
new gps COORDINATES.
new gps COORDINATES.
ulk chain of the same metals and also in COPPER (although not always the same styles)
f against background scene on shimmering COPPER background
a (combined with other minerals found in COPPER ore)
f against background scene on shimmering COPPER background
overall color is COPPERY, except for the dark wood frame
we have no evidence of CORAL treatment, but cannot rule it out eithe
sterling silver and mediterranean CORAL screw back earrings
sterling silver and mediterranean CORAL screwback earrings
we have no evidence of CORAL treatment, but cannot rule it out eithe
silver and CORAL tie tack, exclusive of the post and clu
sterling silver and mediterranean CORAL screw back earrings
ufflinks, pendants of silver, turquoise, CORAL, and jade (in various combinations)
we have no evidence of CORAL treatment, but cannot rule it out eithe
sterling silver and mediterranean CORAL screw back earrings
sterling silver and mediterranean CORAL kidney-wire earrings
rhodonite, CORAL-COLOR quartz (d), goldstone, and red jasper a
bezel cups, clasps, black waxed jewelry CORD, and other things
5 inches high, strung with natural-fiber CORD.
nugget bracelets on stretchy CORD.
ot, native american style, tasseled with CORD having beads and feathers; generally wh
CORD comes with switch
shark tooth necklaces on black CORDS.
ola backs, bola strings, bead tips, bead CORDS on cards with built in needles, bell ca
monument, the chiricahua mountains, the CORONADO national forest, and the cabeza prieta
cally having 6 wheels), and these setups COST more than conventional setups
COSTUME jewelry remodeling
sions, and other remodels and repairs to COSTUME jewelry only
indian (east) COTTON placemats, woven and stenciled, approxi
indian (east) COTTON coasters, woven and stenciled
indian (east) COTTON placemats, woven and stenciled, approxi
enhance the look with the COTTON table goods
indian (east) COTTON placemats, woven and stenciled, approxi
these COULD be used for earrings if desired
ond-dust setups, like their conventional COUNTERPARTS, grind, sand, and polish all in one unit
a driving does not COVER alaska, hawaii, nor commonwealth/posses
ome doing business we offer wall posters COVERING a variety of scientific subjects, espec
siness our line of posters has expanded, COVERING earth sciences and also other subjects
COVERS rocks and minerals from around the worl
COVERS entire state, not just selected sites
this guidebook COVERS popular and commercial sites as well as
f CRACKS crevices filled with a fairly durable m
v shaped, CRADLE, easel, conical, and cylindrical; for eg
led stones, for a variety of jewelry and CRAFT projects
rs, meteorite falls and finds, meteorite CRATERS, meteorite classification, tektites, col
kids CREATE their own crystals, sculpt edible model
these inquisitive stone CREATURES on little metal feet will keep an eye o
f cracks CREVICES filled with a fairly durable material
rock CRITTERS.
orthoceras in base rock, polished CROSS-SECTIONAL specimen
orthoceras in base rock, CROSS-SECTIONAL polished rendering, 5 to 6 inches long
als and round profiles, but also hearts, CROSSES, and other unusual shapes
s manually operated and may lack a screw CROSSFEED.
or more) blade and a vise having a screw CROSSFEED and a self-propelled carriage into whic
we also have CRUSHED rock suitable for tumbling, and abrasiv
aving variants of honey color, with dark CRUST.
a of globe, arizona, deerskin, or quartz CRYSTAL; by the american artist bonnie gail sarn
veracruz amethyst CRYSTAL pendant, wirewrapped in sterling silver
amethyst CRYSTAL pendants
veracruz amethyst CRYSTAL pendant, wirewrapped in sterling silver
se of its closeness to the surface, this CRYSTAL structure is delicate and should be han
veracruz amethyst CRYSTAL pendant, wirewrapped in sterling silver
apache tears, other obsidian, and clear CRYSTALLINE quartz chip easily when impacted and mu
ral stone, having its same chemistry and CRYSTALLOGRAPHY.)
kids create their own CRYSTALS, sculpt edible models of the planet, and
CRYSTALS held by deerskin
these are superior CRYSTALS.
stals and also a sprinkling of tiny dark CRYSTALS of undetermined classification
s wire-wrapped natural veracruz amethyst CRYSTALS in sterling silver with sterling chains
g that is lined with fine sparkly quartz CRYSTALS and also a sprinkling of tiny dark crys
toggle backs of the CUFF links shown
CUFF links with spiraly tape rims
earrings, CUFFLINKS, pendants of silver, turquoise, coral, a
hat mainly fit standard cabochons, bezel CUPS, clasps, black waxed jewelry cord, and o
CURRENCY, or checks (including traveler's checks)
s-topped riker mounts, filled with white CUSHIONING material
for this reason, it is advisable to use CUSHIONING (e
ar materials, and may require additional CUSHIONING as with the glass etc
any of several fittings, or being set in CUSTOM made silverwork, or being glued to a fi
we also make up CUSTOM pieces for customers
scretion with the understanding that the CUSTOMER assumes all risk of breakage
we do not recut or refinish any CUSTOMER'S stone, except at our discretion with th
we do not accept bank cards from remote CUSTOMERS except through paypal
we also make up custom pieces for CUSTOMERS.
ng many blades require, or they will not CUT!
home doing business we have a number of CUTE, fragrant, pretty, historically-connecte
a resin usually suitable for subsequent CUTTING and polishing)
rust-inhibiting concentrate designed for CUTTING, but even so you should check the instru
and machines should be run with a light CUTTING oil (see blade instructions) only, or m
cabochon CUTTING:
in this category we can also include the CUTTING of faces on large rocks in preparation
, CUTTING open of geodes) are temporarily suspend
s should be run through a brief cleaning CYCLE in a mild soap solution (consult machin
uire a final soap burnishing or cleaning CYCLE, but check the label or ask the vendor
v shaped, cradle, easel, conical, and CYLINDRICAL; for eggs, spheres, slabs, minerals
CYLINDRICAL, post, and easel
CYRIL, johnson