Gemstone Spheres

1.02″ Turquoise Sphere #8 Mine Nevada SPG11

Turquoise is one of the birthstones for December

Turquoise sphere
1.02″ Turquoise sphere

This is a cute turquoise sphere with beautiful several turquoise colors as well as tan and brown matrix in very attractive  patterns. This is real turquoise not dyed howlite or reconstituted turquoise and it comes from the Old #8 Turquoise Mine in Nevada.

Dale made this turquoise sphere and he did a great job. The turquoise part of the sphere has a nice polish but some of the matrix (tan) has a slight rough feel to it.

This Turquoise sphere is a beautiful collector’s item and it will make an elegant gift.

The approximate weight of this turquoise sphere is 21 g, and it measures about 1.02″ in diameter or 25.9 mm. Origin: Old #8 Mine, Nevada, USA. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $ 153.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.6″ Sugilite Sphere Africa SPG12

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1.6″ Sugilite Sphere
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1.6″ sugilite sphere

This is a very unusual and very attractive sphere with purple dots of sugilite in gray matrix. The sphere will make an very unique gift.

This sugilite sphere was made in So. Africa and its workmanship is excellent. The sugilite dots shine very nicely but the matrix is rather dull and, in some sections, slightly rough.

The approximate weight of this sphere is 3.1 oz, and it measures about 1.6″ in diameter or 40.7 mm.

Origin: South Africa. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $110.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.6″ Ruby in Granite Sphere SPG13

Ruby is the birthstones for July

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1.6″ Ruby in Granite Sphere

There are rubies all over this ball including a large one you can see in the photo on the left. The matrix is granite.

The rubies are gemmy and have a wonderful purplish color. The sphere was made in India and its workmanship is very good. There are unavoidable surface imperfections. This is due to the difference in hardness of the rubies which are very hard and the granite.

The approximate weight of this ruby sphere is 4.5 oz, and it measures about 1.66″ in diameter or 42.3 mm.

Origin: India. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $89.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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2.2″ Emerald in Matrix Sphere SPG14

Emerald is the birthstone for May

Emerald in Matrix Sphere
2.2″ Emerald in Matrix Sphere

This is a rare and gorgeous sphere made of emerald in matrix.

There are many gemmy and large emerald crystals with very good color. In the photo on the left one can see the crystals cut lengthwise.

Dale made the sphere and he did a great job.

This emerald sphere has a 2.2″ diameter (56 mm) and it weighs 9.04 oz.

Origin: the stone comes from Brazil. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $235.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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Chrysoprase Sphere SPG15

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1.3″ Chrysoprase sphere

This is an absolutely awesome chrysoprase sphere. It is very gemmy, translucent, and its emerald color is the best I have seen.

Chrysoprase is the green variety of chalcedony and the color is due to its nickel content. 

Dale, made the sphere and he did an outstanding job. The quality of the workmanship and the material are both excellent. There are minor matrix related surface imperfections. See more photos of this sphere.

Origin: Australia. This Chrysoprase sphere is an outstanding collector’s item.

The sphere is about 51.1g  (255.5 ct), and it measures about 1.3″ in diameter (33.4 mm).

Price: $645. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.14″ Turquoise Sphere #8 Mine Nevada SPG16

Turquoise is one of the birthstones for December

Turquoise Sphere
1.14″ Turquoise Sphere #8 Mine Nevada

This is a cute turquoise sphere with a variety of beautiful turquoise colors as well as tan matrix in very attractive patterns. This is real turquoise not dyed howlite or reconstituted turquoise. It comes from the Old #8 Turquoise Mine in Nevada.

Dale made this turquoise sphere and he did a great job. The turquoise part of the sphere has a nice polish but some of the matrix (tan) has a slight rough feel to it.

This Turquoise sphere is a beautiful collector’s item.

The approximate weight of this turquoise sphere is 26.9 g, and it measures about 1.14″ in diameter or 28.9 mm. Origin: Old #8 Mine, Nevada, USA. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $155.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.14″ Turquoise Sphere #8 Mine Nevada SPG17

Turquoise is one of the birthstones for December

Turquoise Sphere
1.31″ Turquoise Sphere, Old #8 Mine, Nevada

This is a cute turquoise sphere with nice colors (turquoise and greenish turquoise) and an interesting mini polka dot pattern with the tan matrix. This is real turquoise not dyed howlite or reconstituted turquoise. It comes from the Old #8 Turquoise Mine in Nevada.

Dale made this turquoise sphere and he did a great job. The sphere has a nice polish.

This Turquoise sphere is a beautiful collector’s item.

The approximate weight of this turquoise sphere is 43.6 g, and it measures about 1.31″ in diameter or 33.3 mm. Origin: Old #8 Mine, Nevada, USA. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $185.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.34″ Chrysoprase Sphere SPG18

Chrysoprase Sphere
1.34″ Chrysoprase Sphere, Australia

This chrysoprase sphere is an amazing little gem. It has wonderful apple green color and it is translucent. There are various inclusions, mainly matrix, and natural vugs but they make it so much interesting. It looks like hard candy.

Dale made this gem chrysoprase sphere and he did a great job. Except for the natural vugs, the sphere is smooth and shines like glass.

This chrysoprase sphere has an 1.34″ diameter (34.1 mm) and it weighs about 55.6 g (1.96 oz).

Origin: Australia. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $245.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.08″ Turquoise Sphere SPG19

Turquoise is one of the birthstones for December

Turquoise Sphere
1.08″ Turquoise Sphere

Here’s the cutest turquoise sphere made of real turquoise from the old #8 Mine in Nevada.

It has a very pleasant turquoise color that contrast beautifully with the tan matrix. There are hairline fractures and a larger one almost in the middle of the ball. All fractures were treated before the sphere was cut. Because of the larger fracture in the middle, the price of the ball is lower than normal.

This turquoise sphere has 1.08″ diameter (27.6 mm).

Origin: Old #8 Turquoise Mine in Nevada. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $100.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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1.26″ Chrysoprase Sphere SPG20

Chrysoprase Sphere
1.26″ Chrysoprase Sphere

This chrysoprase sphere has wonderful green color in several shades and some white and it is translucent. There are various inclusions, mainly matrix, that add a lot of interest. There was one vug (section with the rusty color) that Dale filled to make it smooth.

Dale made this chrysoprase sphere and he did a great job. The sphere is smooth and shines like glass.

This chrysoprase sphere has an 1.26″ diameter (32 mm) and it weighs about 45 g (1.59 oz).

Origin: Australia. See more photos of this sphere.

Price: $185.00. Shipping is free in the USA. For other countries, please see Store Policies

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