Category Archives: Gemstones for custom orders

Tourmalinated Quartz Oval Cabochon

Tourmalinated Quartz Oval Cabochon

The gorgeous black tourmalinated quartz gemstone cabochon shown here is 28mm long. 

Tourmalinated quartz is thought to act as an antidepressant. It is believed to relieve fears, phobias and anxiety. It is supposed to absorb mercury in cases of poisoning. It is thought to assist with impotence and infertility and help with exhaustion. Tourmalinated quartz is thought to assist with issues of the respiratory tract and thyroid.

Orbicular Ocean Jasper Teardrop Cabochon 27mm

Orbicular Ocean Jasper Teardrop Cabochon

The gorgeous orbicular ocean jasper gemstone cabochon shown here is 27mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. It was found in Madagascar.

Jasper is believed to encourage personal bravery and help people gain independence. It is thought to help cure gynecological problems and to strengthen the stomach. Some believe it can help bring rain, and it has been used as a protection against evil spirits and snake and spider bites.

Rhodochrosite Teardrop Cabochon

The beautiful rhodochrosite cabochon shown here is 25mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

The pink color of rhodochrosite is caused by the element manganese, and it is formed when manganese is dissolved by ground water and combines with a carbonate material and then drips off the ceiling of caves and crevices deep underground. It can be found in Argentina; Peru; Colorado and Montana, USA; and Quebec, Canada. It is commonly found in the form of stalactites and stalagmites in the caves of Argentina. Rhodochrosite (the word means rose-colored) often forms pink and white bands.

Apatite Oval Cabochon 20mm

Oval Apatite Cabochon

The apatite gemstone cabochon shown here is 20mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom piece for you.

Botryoidal Drusy Carnelian Cabochon 43mm

Botryoidal Drusy Carnelian Cabochon

The botryoidal drusy carnelian freeform gemstone cabochon shown here is 43mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Kaleidoscope Jasper Shield Cabochon 32mm

Kaleidoscope Jasper Shield Cabochon

The stunning kaleidoscope jasper gemstone cabochon shown here is 32mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Jasper is believed to encourage personal bravery and help people gain independence. It is thought to help cure gynecological problems and to strengthen the stomach. Some believe it can help bring rain, and it has been used as a protection against evil spirits and snake and spider bites.

Brecciated Mookaite Oval Cabochon Pair

Brecciated Mookaite Oval Cabochon Pair

The beautiful mookaite gemstone cabochons shown here are 20mm long, and are available to be handcrafted into a custom made piece for you.

Mookaite is silicified porcelanite, which forms in silt-stone from the lower Cretaceous period that is found over much of the Carnarvon Basin in Western Australia. The name Mookaite is derived from Mooka Creek, where the rock is mined. According to locals, the Aboriginal word “mooka” means “running waters”.

Mookaite is believed to be a healing stone that bestows strength. It is said to shield the wearer from difficult situations and to connect us to loved ones who have passed away. It is thought to assist with assessing problems and making decisions. Mookaite is used to treat glandular or stomach disorders, hernias, ruptures and water retention.

Wavelite Pointed Teardrop Cabochon 27mm

Wavelite Pointed Teardrop Cabochon

The fabulous wavelite gemstone cabochon shown here is 27mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Wavelite was named in 1805 for its discoverer William Wavell (1750-1829), a physician in Devonshire, England.

Wavelite is used to improve decision-making and intuition. It is also used to calm anger. It is believed to help gently raise issues deep in the psyche such as abuse and trauma and help with emotional healing.

This wavelite is found in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas.

Freeform Strawberry Quartz Cabochon 28mm

Reserved – Strawberry Quartz Freeform Cabochon

PLEASE NOTE: This cabochon is reserved for a lovely client.

The gorgeous freeform strawberry quartz gemstone cabochon shown here is 28mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Strawberry quartz is sagenitic quartz, a transparent colourless quartz containing needlelike crystals, in this case red inclusions of iron oxide. The bright color of genuine strawberry quartz is accentuated by small seedlike inclusions of lepidocrocite and haematite. It is most often found in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Brazil.

Strawberry quartz can be soothing and calming.  It apparently enhances intentions of love, gratitude and generosity. Some people wear Strawberry quartz when trying to attract a soul-mate. Strawberry quartz is thought to assist in bringing balance to the psyche and the emotions.

Charoite Cabochon 25mm

Charoite Oblong Cabochon

The fabulous purple gemstone cabochon shown here is 25mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Charoite is a rare mineral – it has been reported only from the Sakha Republic, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. It was first discovered in the 1940s, and named for the Chara River.

Charoite is believed to help one overcome obsessions and compulsions. It is thought to provide energy when the body is exhausted; regulate blood pressure and assist with deep sleep and powerful dreams.

Kyanite Cabochon 29mm

Kyanite Teardrop Cabochon

The kyanite gemstone cabochon shown here is 29mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom piece for you.

Azurite Malachite & Chrysocolla Cabochon 19mm

Azurite Malachite & Chrysocolla Cabochon

The lovely azurite malachite & chrysocolla gemstone cabochon shown here is 19mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

These three stones are closely related. Dark blue azurite and light to dark green malachite are basically copper carbonate, having the same chemical composition except for one oxygen molecule. Azurite, when in the earth, can slowly change to malachite, so it is rare to find azurite without malachite being present. Chrysocolla, a light green/sky blue stone, is a copper silicate and often occurring in the same stone with them. Turquoise, a copper aluminum phosphate, is a cousin to these three and can frequently be found in the same copper deposit locations.

Jasper Cabchon Pair - Red Earth 22mm

Jasper Cabochon Pair – Red Earth

The amazing jasper gemstone cabochons shown here are 22mm long, and are available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring, pendant or earrings for you.

Jasper is believed to encourage personal bravery and help people gain independence. It is thought to help cure gynecological problems and to strengthen the stomach. Some believe it can help bring rain, and it has been used as a protection against evil spirits and snake and spider bites.

Picture Jasper Oval Cabochon

The beautiful picture jasper gemstone cabochon shown here is 29mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Jasper is believed to encourage personal bravery and help people gain independence. It is thought to help cure gynecological problems and to strengthen the stomach. Some believe it can help bring rain, and it has been used as a protection against evil spirits and snake and spider bites.

Sonora Rhyolite Dendritic Jasper Cabochons 21mm

Sonora Rhyolite Dendritic Jasper Cabochons

The amazing sonora rhyolite gemstone cabochons shown here are 21mm long, and are available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring, pendant or earrings for you.

Rhyolite is a volcanic rock. It is sometimes known as Rainforest Jasper. Its occurrence is quite widespread throughout the world. Pre-historic quarries of rhyolite have been discovered in the location of east Pennsylvania, USA. Rhyolite was given it’s name by the German traveller and geologist Ferdinand von Richthofen after his explorations in the Rocky Mountains in the 1860s.

Rhyolite is supposed to spark creativity in individuals who are ready to move forward and make things happen in their life. It apparently helps to break through the mental barriers. This stone is used for meditation, progression in life, focusing on the present moment and resolving issues not yet complete.

Orbicular Ocean Jasper Cabochon 26mm

Ocean Jasper Oval Cabochon

The lovely orbicular jasper gemstone cabochon shown here is 26mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Jasper is believed to encourage personal bravery and help people gain independence. It is thought to help cure gynecological problems and to strengthen the stomach. Some believe it can help bring rain, and it has been used as a protection against evil spirits and snake and spider bites.

Botryoidal Golden Carnelian Cabochon

Botryoidal Golden Carnelian Cabochon

The beautiful carnelian gemstone cabochon shown here is 31mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Carnelian is a variety of the silica mineral chalcedony, which has been coloured by impurities of iron oxide. The colour can vary greatly, ranging from pale orange to an intense almost-black. It is commonly found in Brazil, India, Siberia, and Germany. Botryoidal, from the Greek meaning ‘bunch of grapes’, describles the crystal formation on the top of the stone.

Black Agatized Coral Teardrop Cabochon

Black Agatized Coral Teardrop Cabochon

Black Agatized Coral Teardrop CabochonBlack Agatized Coral Teardrop Cabochon

The amazing black coral gemstone cabochon shown here is 37mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Fossil or agatized coral is formed when ancient coral is gradually replaced with agate. The fossilized coral appears as small flower-like shapes on the stone. Fossil coral can be found in brown, gray, black, white, yellow and red. Most specimens are found in Indonesia and the USA (Florida and Georgia).

Coral has been prized as a gem for thousands of years. It is believed to offer protection and to assist with infertility.

Pink Opal Cabochon

Pink Opal Oval Cabochon

The pink opal gemstone cabochon shown here is 32mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom piece for you.

Petrified Wood Cabochon

Petrified Wood Cabochon

This fabulous petrified wood cabochon is 33mm long and is available to be made into a custom ring or pendant for you. Imagine, a gemstone that once was wood! Wearing a fossil on your hand – what a talking point. I love the contrasting colours and that beautiful coffee speckle!

Green Jasper Huge Marquis Cabochon Pair

The amazing green jasper gemstone cabochons shown here are 51mm long, and are available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

This beautiful jasper comes from Minas Gerais, which is in Brazil. The colour and striping is unlike any jasper I’ve seen before!

Jasper is believed to encourage personal bravery and help people gain independence. It is thought to help cure gynecological problems and to strengthen the stomach. Some believe it can help bring rain, and it has been used as a protection against evil spirits and snake and spider bites.

Chrysocolla and Malachite Oval Cabochon

Chrysocolla and Malachite Oval Cabochon

The gorgeous chrysocolla gemstone cabochon shown here is 35mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Malachite and chrysocolla both have a high copper content, which is what gives it that fabulous blue/green colouring. The name comes from the Greek chrysos, (gold), and kolla, (glue).

Chrysocolla and malachite commonly form together, and produce some fantastic gemstones!

It is believed to have a calming influence, and also to attract love. It is supposed to help heal burns, fever, and detoxify the liver.

Moss Agate Round Cabochon

Moss Agate Round Cabochon

The lovely soft green moss agate gemstone cabochon shown here is 35mm in diameter.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Moss agate is dendritic, meaning it has tree or fern-like inclusions (from the Greek dendron, meaning tree). The inclusions in this piece are chlorite.

Moss agate is known as the agate of warriors, and of gardeners and agriculture. Moss agate helps balance emotional energy. It helps the user to let go of anger and bitterness. It is believed to enhance concentration, persistence, endurance and success in one’s endeavors. It is thought to assist with sensitivities to weather and pollution. Midwives use it to assist in successful birthing.

Carnelian Semicircle Cabochon

Carnelian Semicircle Cabochon

The beautiful carnelian gemstone cabochon shown here is 32mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Carnelian is a variety of the silica mineral chalcedony, which has been coloured by impurities of iron oxide. The colour can vary greatly, ranging from pale orange to an intense almost-black. It is commonly found in Brazil, India, Siberia, and Germany.

Tigereye Oval Cabochon

Tigereye Oval Cabochon

The lovely tigereye cabochon shown here is 30mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Rainforest Brown Serpentine Cabochon

Rainforest Brown Serpentine Cabochon

The beautiful rainforest brown serpentine cabochon shown here is 27mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. Rainforest brown serpentine is also known as Café Forest Granite.

Fossilized Apple Coral Trapezoid Cabochon

Fossilized Apple Coral Trapezoid Cabochon

The lovely apple coral cabochon shown here is 31mm long. It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you. 

Fossilized Apple Coral Cabochon Pair

Fossilized Apple Coral Cabochon Pair

The amazing apple coral cabochons shown here are 30mm long. They are available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring, pendant or earrings for you. 

Canadian Jade Cabochon

Canadian Jade Cabochon

The beautiful Canadian jade gemstone cabochon shown here is 26mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

 

 

Pink Quartz Marquis Cabochon

Pink Quartz Marquis Cabochon

The pink quartz gemstone cabochon shown here is 36mm long, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom piece for you.

Bumblebee Agate Teardrop Cabochon

Bumblebee Agate Teardrop Cabochon

The amazing eclipse bumblebee agate gemstone cabochon shown here is 41mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Bumblebee Agate Cabochons

Bumblebee Agate Cabochons

The amazing eclipse bumblebee agate gemstone cabochons shown here are 25mm long.  They are available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Pinolite Cabochons

Pinolite Cabochons

The amazing pinolite gemstone cabochons shown here are 18mm long.  They are available to be handcrafted into a custom made piece for you.

Pinolite is a graphite-pigmented dolomite with inclusions of white magnesite grains which look like pine kernels (hence the name).

Pinolite Triangle Cabochon

Pinolite Triangle Cabochon

The amazing pinolite gemstone cabochon shown here is 32mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Pinolite is a graphite-pigmented dolomite with inclusions of white magnesite grains which look like pine kernels (hence the name).

Azurite Cabochon

Azurite Cabochon

The lovely  azurite gemstone cabochon shown here is 23mm long.  It is available to be handcrafted into a custom made ring or pendant for you.

Apatite Cabochon

Apatite Cabochon

The apatite gemstone cabochon shown here is 15mm in diameter, and is available to be handcrafted into a custom piece for you.