The uranium in this Hyalite Opal makes it glow under UV light
Huge chunk of labradorite i found.
Blue topaz with vortex cut
Veszelyite, my favourite mineral
120 Carat Crystal Opal (Natural) from Ethiopia
The most aesthetically pleasing piece of amethyst ever..
One of my favorite gemstones I've cut so far: A beautiful natural Montana sapphire, cut in a rupee design (from The Legend of Zelda).
This rock does that because it's partially formed with the help of sodalite. The sodalite parts of the rock are what you see glowing from ultraviolet illumination.
Double Ended... Fluorite ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Trace elements of Uranium in this Hyalite Opal causes it to glow green when exposed to UV light! I just finished cutting this gem. Locality: Zacatecas, Mexico
a fossilized garden snail that was turned into opal!
I just got done paitning this water-clear himalayan quartz and I thought you all might enjoy it!
This amazing septarian egg
Felt like a crystal queen sitting in this amethyst throne
Larimar — I just discovered this gem, and I’m obsessed with it
Does this count?
This is awesome
Opalized Crab Claw
Absolutely insane amethyst bouquet
Rare Color of Tanzanite (Zoisite) Natural & Unheated
Rainbow Lattice Sunstone, two pieces from a split stone.
Nice slice of agate I picked up today, reminds me of an ocean view
incredible aquamarine from Shigar valley Pakistan, that looks like an ice castle!
Tourmalinated quartz that I cut in a double rose cut with a rupee shape.
Amethyst Scepter found in Australia
Patagonian Red Fox Agate
Just finished up this oil painting! The malachite was a fun challenge :)
Opal. As above So below :)
Wife got me this for my office
Probably The Finest Tanzanite I've Ever Cut | 21.88ct
Making a Wisconsin care package for a friend who moved away. Went hunting for Wisconsin moonstone and got this absolute gem.
Fossilized Dino tooth with an opal core
Just sweeping the floor at work.
An even bigger absolute unit of aquamarine!
Beryl Suite I cut
Multicolor / Hot Pink Labradorite from Newfoundland, Canada (Mineral Gallery)
Eye agate- the rock that looks back at you!
This is what happens when mother nature decides to play with Legos (Cuprite on Matrix)
color zoned slices of indicolite tourmaline that look like little portals!
One more from the kid killing the gem cutting game. Ametrine.
Opal aura Quartz backlit
I make stained glass. I thought you guys might enjoy my agate inclusion in my whale.
diamond quality, ice clear quartz point from mondo, tanzania!
My friend casually holding over half a meter of citrine..
A calcite pool in NZ
Fiance didn't want boring diamonds, Moonstone and Tanzanite
I made a geode cake for my daughter's birthday! Geology and baking are her current favorite things. Toasted marshmallow buttercream, chocolate cake and vanilla chocolate chip custard filling.
I was told this sub might appreciate my geode cake
🔥 Pyrite replaced Ammonite fossil from Russia 🔥
crazy looking clear quartz slice with green tourmaline inclusions!
Found this shoe cubby shelf at the thrift store for $5 and it displays my smaller pieces perfectly!!
The many flavors of spinel — one of the most underrated gems
Green & purple chalcedony, Indonesia
🌈🌈🌈 of garnet, tourmaline, sapphire, and spinel
Beautiful red fox Agate
After years of searching I've finally found a good lapis lazuli supplier, I could swim in this all day.
This absolute unit of aquamarine.
Natural Demantoid Garnet, from Pakistan
5 days ago I posted a frog with a rough Montana Sapphire. Here is a frog with the same finished stone.
An opal with a sky of its own! Found in Queensland, Australia.
I love how this pyrite formed
Here’s a stack of 5 garnet sand grains I found from Bandon, Oregon (less than 1mm total height). For comparison’s sake, the stack next to a grain of table sugar, and the stack next to the sugar grain on my iPhone.
Bismuth is amazing
Natural Unique Kunzite Crystal - Afghanistan. more pictures in the comment!!
Thought yall would appreciate this! It's my prized possession!!
4kg of magic! Fluorite one of my favourites from my collection
rainbow obsidian from Davis creek, California!
Family Gold Nugget from back during the California Gold Rush. Calaveras County California.
I painted this Anatase with Quartz in watercolors!
36.60ct Faceted Opal
This is what happens when Mother Nature decides to play with legos (Cuprite on Matrix)
This collection of over 150 naturally coloured and luminescent diamonds at the Natural History Museum, London.
Here's a 4000 pound monster in a client's house
Moss agate cabochon that I cut yesterday
Sunstone at 40x magnification.
This azurite malachite I recently bought
Montana Sapphires make for pretty good quarantine companions
Beauty in the basics. A nice lump of salt :)
🔥 Macro of Cuprite from France
Got my fiancee a moonstone pendant to match her ring!
61.35ct Luscious Green Peridot Crystal from Pakistan
Some cool looking Malachite
Ussingite with Hackmanite from Russia. It looks magical under UV light!
My personal mineral collection, complete with remote-control lighting .. amazing what some $70 IKEA cases can do!
rainbow tree opal
Big Beautiful 43.83ct Natural Color(Unheated) Tanzanite I Just Finished Faceting!
Carved Topaz Starfish
Portuguese Round Tanzanite | 161 Facets
These are mixture of unheated and heated sapphires from the Montana Rock Creek deposit and the Umba Valley, Tanzania. Left is before cutting, and right is the same stones after cutting. It's neat to see the difference between alluvial and hard-rock deposits in the rough.
Slice of a fossilized tree trunk with opal in its rings
Amethyst grapes, anyone?
Ocean Jasper at 40x magnification. Looks like a space scene.
Ocean Jasper leftovers from cutting cabs.
Large pink Salt Crystals
Where mineral and artisanship meet
Rutilated quartz, approx 1 x 1 [OC]
This lavender colored amethyst from Madagascar.
An opal I got from a man in an antique shop years ago; it’s small and probably not worth much, but it’s important to me
Now that’s a Prehnite
Extremely complex stepped Chinese Fluorite from my collection
Moon shaped larimar stone
Technically not a mineral: my little amber chunk.
700 Carat Uncut Crystal Opal from Ethiopia
🔥 Rare cobaltoan calcite with shattuckite and chrysocolla 🔥
À beautifull spessartiste
Beautiful Blue Fluorite
Oh... my... goodness!
I painted a few varieties of Quartz!
My flourite from today!
Natural Botryoidal Chalcedony purple Grape Agate Specimen, Indonesia
My daughter coined this stunning calcite as the kiwi rock. From the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History collection.
I saw this beautiful labradorite table at a music festival this weekend. Well worth the $500 they were asking.
Purple Natural Kashmir Sapphire tripeche
Dioptase on Quartz with shattuckite ball inclusions. Every large quartz has a single ball of shattuckite inside 🤯
Drop shaped charoite
Mexican Fire Opal. Looks like a tiny aurora borealis is trapped inside.
One of my display shelves. I love me some agates and crystals.
Wife got me this excellent Rainbow Lattice Sunstone for my birthday. She’s the best.
This Oregon thunderegg slice is incredible! To me it looks like a lighthouse illuminating the night with a misty fog. What do you see?
An opal Belemnite that I photographed
Bismuth - from my small collection
Denver's Rock and Mineral Show....Amethyst Collection (Small portion)
Citrine and amethyst in the shape of an upvote and a downvote
Fordite aka Detroit agate, looks epic
Purple Garnet from Idaho
i pulled this out of the ground in Arkansas
All I want for Christmas's.... Is....
My 3 opals
I was told y'all might like this; my first attempt at geode soap.
Fifteen pound ocean jasper rough!
Got this flashy piece of lab for $2 at the World's Longest Yard Sale!
Trichroic Colors in a Natural Tanzanite Crystal
There's a Labrador in my labradorite!
Perfectly cut square opals of many colors.
Kyanite in Quartz from Brazil
An eternal bouquet of flowers