Spheres

Spheres are basically divided into 2 groups. The first group of spheres are mass produced, mostly in foreign countries. The second and most desirable group of spheres, also the most expensive group, are hand made spheres. Making one of these spheres is a labor of love and takes many, many hours of work to produce a finished product sphere. Typically 40 to 50 hours of work to make a single sphere is not uncommon.

We will show the process of hand making a sphere with a sphere machine. Spheres from select areas of the world are made entirely by hand without using a machine to shape the sphere, these are extremely valuable. So if you see 2 spheres that may look similar and one has a low price and one has a high price, the low price is production made and the higher priced one is hand made. (We will be using photos from Guy Adams in McKinleyville, CA who made this Kambaba Jasper sphere for us for our personal collection)

after undisclosed timeframe of polishing, the final product is done

Guy Adams produces some of the finest quality spheres we have ever seen!

We sell both hand made and production made spheres. Some of the prices are low to reduce inventory or reflect lower prices that we paid many years ago.

73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
Item #OJS08169993

73.6mm Ocean Jasper Sphere from Madagascar

$89.00

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Extremely unique Patterns in a Sphere from Madagascar! Pink, White, Cream, Green, Brown and Tan with a bottom mix color of Green and Tan. This hard to find sphere has multiple Vugs, some with botryoidal Brown formations, and some with Dark Green Botryoidal Drusy formations. There are many orbicular formations on this sphere, including our favorites...the Pink ones. Stunning colors and pattern formations give a different look from every angle.

This specimen weighs 17.9 oz or 1.12 lbs (509g) and has a diameter of 2.89" (73.6mm)

3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa 3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa 3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa 3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa 3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa 3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa
Item # SMAL111609701

3 Inch (76mm) Hand cut and polished Malachite Sphere from South Africa

$279.00

Here's a superb example of a POLISHED MALACHITE SPHERE specimen from the ETOILE DE CONGO MINE in Katanga Province in the CONGO. The sphere was handmade in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa and has a very slight uneven feel to it but overall is of excellent workmanship. This is one of the finest spheres we have seen for displaying different patterns and is a whopping 1.64 lbs (745g) and measures 3 inches (76mm) in diameter.

Every angle is a different view!

Excellent specimen for any collection!

Opalite Spheres

Opalite Spheres

Opalite is also known as Moonstone Quartz, Sea Opal, Slocum Stone, Opal Essence

These shimmery, ghostly spheres project a blue sheen when placed against most colors, but take on a yellowish tinge when against white. This man made gemstone has a cloudy center and few visible inclusions. It is made of opalized glass resin that is fused with metal to create an opalescent effect. Imitation Opal is difficult to distinguish from precious opal with the naked eye. One of the very special qualities of these Opalite spheres is that when around any light source, these spheres will produce a glowing light of their own as visible in the photos. The glow shown in the clear base is coming from the sphere. Children love this and say "it's like holding the moon in your hand". Opalite is widely accepted as a gemstone though it is man made. Makes a great conversation piece or "show and tell" item!

We carry 30mm (1.19") spheres,39mm (1.5") spheres and 50mm (1.96") spheres

30mm Opalite Gemstone Sphere and Clear Sphere Stand
Item # SOL10115130

30mm Opalite Gemstone Sphere and Clear Sphere Stand

$8.00ea

7 ea of these 30mm now available!

Will rebate excess shipping if more than one is purchased or e-mail us for shipping costs and payment request

30mm Opalite Gemstone Sphere and Clear Sphere Stand
Item # SOL10114160

39mm Opalite Gemstone Sphere and Clear Sphere Stand

$12.00ea

1 of these 39mm now available

Will rebate excess shipping if more than one is purchased or e-mail us for shipping costs and payment request

74mm Sodalite Sphere from Brazil
74mm Sodalite Sphere from Brazil
74mm Sodalite Sphere from Brazil 74mm Sodalite Sphere from Brazil
Item # SLSB11166795

74mm Sodalite Sphere from Brazil

$129.00

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The deep shades of blue are beautiful and the patterns in the sphere accent the visual display. This is a very nice collectors sphere that has been in our collection for several years. It has natural fractures typical of this material.

This sphere weighs 18.2 oz or 1.14 lb (516g) and measures 2.92" (74.3mm) in diameter

Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere
Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere
Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere
Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere
Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere
Item # OF75S111600964

Rare 73.5mm Brecciated Tiffany Stone Polished Sphere

$1,395.00

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Exceptional top grade Brecciated Tiffany Stone polished Sphere with a beautiful color mix of purple opalized fluorite with chalcedony and bertrandite. Beautiful specimen from 2005 purchase which has been in our private collection for the last 11 years. Has natural vugs and fractures normally found in Tiffany Stone/Opalized Fluorite. An EXTREMELY RARE specimen!

Display weighs 18.9 oz or 1.18 lbs (537g) and measures 2.89 inches (73.5mm) in diameter

82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar 82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar
Item #JS09171002

82mm Jasper Sphere from Madagascar

$39.00

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3 1/4"" Diameter Green and Brown Jasper Sphere with shadow patterns and a nice mix of colors! The green patterns compliment the brown formations in this very nice sphere. There are several natural fractures as is common with jasper of this size.

This specimen weighs 24.4 oz or 1.53 lb (693g) and has a diameter of 3.25" (82mm)

Kambaba Jasper Spheres
Kambaba Jasper Spheres
Kambaba Jasper Spheres
Kambaba Jasper Spheres
Kambaba Jasper Spheres Kambaba Jasper Spheres Kambaba Jasper Spheres Kambaba Jasper Spheres

Kambaba Jasper Spheres

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Excellent Stromatolite Spheres with amphibian-like Orbicular patterns
and a very nice display.

61mm Green Fluorite Sphere
61mm Green Fluorite Sphere
61mm Green Fluorite Sphere
61mm Green Fluorite Sphere
61mm Green Fluorite Sphere
61mm Green Fluorite Sphere 61mm Green Fluorite Sphere 61mm Green Fluorite Sphere 61mm Green Fluorite Sphere 61mm Green Fluorite Sphere
Item #FLOSPH11160003

61mm Green Fluorite Sphere

$49.00

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Green Fluorite Sphere from China. It has natural fractures and faults typical for fluorite. Fluoresces purple/blue in glassy areas

This sphere weighs 13.1 oz or 0.82 lb (373g) and has a diameter of 2.4" (61mm)

50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available
50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available 50mm Goldstone Spheres available

50mm Goldstone Spheres available

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Green, Red and Blue Goldstone Spheres. They have minor faults typical for goldstone. Very even patterns!

82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere 82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere 82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere 82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere 82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere 82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere
Item #RBOSPH11165693

82mm Rainbow Obsidian Sphere

$89.00

Beautiful Pastel Rainbow Obsidian Sphere. Very highly polished!

This sphere weighs 24.1 oz or 1.5 lb (683g) and has a diameter of 3.24" (82mm)

29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere 29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere 29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere 29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere 29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere 29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere
Item #RQSPH11162292

29mm Fine Rutile Quartz Sphere

$59.00

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Beautiful Rutilated Quartz sphere (aka Sagenite, Venus' Hair Stone and Golden Hair Quartz) This is a very excellent specimen of Fine Rutile Quartz.

This sphere weighs 1.2 oz (34.5g) and has a diameter of 1.14" (29mm)

62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere 62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere 62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere 62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere 62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere 62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere
Item #SRSPH11160523

62mm Spiderweb Rhodonite Sphere

$69.00

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Stunning Rhodonite spiderwebbed with Manganese oxides. This sphere came from our friend Wally Marks at the old Highway 50&95 rock shop. This Rhodonite is from Dixie Valley, Churchill Co, NV

This sphere weighs 13 oz or 0.81 lb (369g) and has a diameter of 2.4" (62mm)

60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere 60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere 60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere 60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere 60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere 60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere
Item #3OJSPH11168894

60mm AA Grade Ocean Jasper Sphere

$110.00

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2.35" Diameter Ocean Jasper Sphere with Orbicular Patterns and beautiful crystalline formations. The green accent patterns enhance the orbicular formations in this Green, Clear, Grey, Tan and White sphere. There are several awesome vugs lined with crystalline drusy. A special collector sphere from our personal collection

This specimen weighs 9 oz or 0.56 lb (256g) and has a diameter of 2.35" (60mm)