POLISHED GEMSTONES

Our collection of cut stones is hand made from collected materials. They are cut to standard sizes or to any other size or design.

CABOCHONS AND OTHER CURVED OR FLAT STONES

Examples of cabochons are shown below. Click on any picture to enlarge.

1. FELDSPAR

Feldspar (Click to enlarge)

1.1

Feldspar - pink to orange, presence of quartz

Amazonite (Click to enlarge)

1.2

Amazonite - blue to green

1.3

Unakite

Unakite (Click to enlarge)

1.3.1

Unakite - Feldspar and white and black Quartz

Unakite (Click to enlarge)

1.3.2

Unakite - Feldspar and Epidote

Sodalite (Click to enlarge)

1.4

Sodalite - Namibia

2. GARNET

2.1

Green Hydrogrossular (Transvaal Jade)

Green Hydrogrossular (Click to enlarge)

2.1.1

Green Hydrogrossular (Transvaal Jade) - green with inclusions of darker chromite

Green Hydrogrossular (Click to enlarge)

2.1.2

Green Hydrogrossular (Transvaal Jade) - fine texture, fairly uniform

Dark Green Hydrogrossular (Click to enlarge)

2.1.3

Dark Green Hydrogrossular with chromite

Green and Pink Hydrogrossular (Click to enlarge)

2.2

Green and Pink Hydrogrossular (Transvaal Jade) - chromium and manganese inclusions, green and pink to light red

Pink Hydrogrossular (Click to enlarge)

2.3

Pink Hydrogrossular (Transvaal Jade) - pale pink, fine texture with manganese spots

3. QUARTZ - CRYSTALLINE

Smokey Quartz (Click to enlarge)

3.1

Smokey Quartz

Amethyst (Click to enlarge)

3.2

Amethyst

Rose Quartz (Click to enlarge)

3.3

Rose Quartz

4. QUARTZ - CRYPTOCRYSTALLINE

4.1

Agate

Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.1.1

Agate - Bloemhof

Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.1.2

Agate - Loch Vaal

Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.1.3

Agate - Lesotho

Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.1.4

Agate - Maputaland

4.2

Lace Agate

Blue Lace Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.2.1

Blue Lace Agate - Springbok

Crazy Lace Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.2.2

Crazy Lace Agate - Vioolsdrif

4.3

Moss Agate

Moss Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.3.1

Moss Agate - Bloemhof

Moss Agate (Click to enlarge)

4.3.2

Moss Agate - Vaal River

Onyx (Click to enlarge)

4.4

Onyx - Zululand

Blue Chalcedony (Click to enlarge)

4.5

Blue Chalcedony - Namibia

4.6

Chalcedony

Rainbow Chalcedony (Click to enlarge)

4.6.1

Rainbow Chalcedony - Namibia

Chalcedony (Click to enlarge)

4.6.2

Chalcedony - Hobhouse

Sandstone Chalcedony (Click to enlarge)

4.6.3

Sandstone Chalcedony - Namibia

4.7

Carnelian

Yellow Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

4.7.1

Yellow Carnelian - Lichtenburg

Brown Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

4.7.2

Brown Carnelian - Lichtenburg

Orange Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

4.7.3

Orange Carnelian - Lichtenburg

4.8

Jasper

4.8.1

Porcelain Jasper

Porcelain Jasper (Click to enlarge)

4.8.1.1

Porcelain Jasper - red - Bloemhof

Porcelain Jasper (Click to enlarge)

4.8.1.2

Porcelain Jasper - grey - Loch Vaal

Red Jasper (Click to enlarge)

4.8.2

Red Jasper - Kuruman

Banded Jasper (Click to enlarge)

4.8.3

Banded Jasper - Kuruman

Mugglestone (Click to enlarge)

4.8.4

Mugglestone (Jasper) - Prieska

Green Jasper (Click to enlarge)

4.8.5

Green Jasper - Kuruman

Picture Stone (Click to enlarge)

4.8.6

Kalahari Picture Stone - Vioolsdrif

4.9

Tigerseye

Yellow Tigerseye (Click to enlarge)

4.9.1

Yellow Tigerseye - Prieska

Blue Tigerseye (Click to enlarge)

4.9.2

Blue Tigerseye - Prieska

Chert (Click to enlarge)

4.11

Chert (Sedimentary)

Mtorolite (Click to enlarge)

4.12

Mtorolite - Zimbabwe

Green Quartz (Click to enlarge)

4.13

Green Quartz - Barberton

4.14

Budd Stone - Barberton

Pudding Stone (Click to enlarge)

4.15

Pudding Stone - Barberton

5. AFRICAN TURQUOISE

African Turquoise (Click to enlarge)

5.1

African Turquoise - Blue Mine, Springbok

6. IRONSTONE

Banded Ironstone (Click to enlarge)

6.1

Banded Ironstone - Sishen Mine, Kuruman

7. MALACHITE

Banded Malachite (Click to enlarge)

7.1

Banded Malachite - Congo

8. SERPENTINE

Green Serpentine (Click to enlarge)

8.1

Green Serpentine - Bronkhorstspruit

Bowenite (Click to enlarge)

8.2

Bowenite (Namaqualand Jade) - Vioolsdrif

9. FLUORITE

Heringbone Fluorite (Click to enlarge)

9.1

Heringbone Fluorite - Pilansberg

10. SUGILITE

Sugilite (Click to enlarge)

10.1

Sugilite - Manganese Mines, Hotazel

11. VERDITE

Verdite (Click to enlarge)

11.1

Verdite (hard variety) - Barberton

Verdite (Click to enlarge)

11.2

Verdite - Barberton

FACETED STONES

Faceted stones are cut to specific requirements in any pattern or size subject to the availability of quality rough.

SETS OF STONES AND JEWELLERY

The variety of designs for stones and jewellery is endless. Below are only a few examples of sets of cut stones, and the finished jewels. Sets of matching stones are cut from all materials listed under polished gemstones.

Sugilite

Agate

Rainbow Chalcedony

Transvaal Jade

Blue Lace

Tigerseye

Jasper

GEMTREES

15cm to 17cm high - various polished stones on a Serpentine base.

Amethyst (Click to enlarge)

Amethyst

Red Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

Red Carnelian

Pink Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

Pink Carnelian

White Agate (Click to enlarge)

White Agate

Yellow Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

Yellow Carnelian

Mixed colours Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

Mixed colours Carnelian

8cm to 9cm high - various polished stones on a Serpentine base.

Various small Gemtrees (Click to enlarge)

Red Carnelian, Yellow Carnelian, Dumorturite

Red Carnelian (Click to enlarge)

Red Carnelian (unpolished)

The following stones are used:

Polished Stones

Amethyst

Agate

Pale Carnelian

Yellow Carnelian

Orange Carnelian

Red Carnelian

White Quartz

Unakite

Unpolished Stones

Small full Agates

Pale Carnelian

Yellow Carnelian

Red Carnelian