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Conifer Petrified Wood Bookends
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Brightly colored bookends with vibrant reds and purple tones. The front side is high polished, the edges are left in the natural "bark" state, and the back is low polished. The inside and bottom are felted. 

Species: Conifer
Measurements: ~6" High x 10-1/4" Wide x 2-1/4" Deep 
Location: Arizona, U.S.A.

Fluorite Parrot on Tourmaline Carving
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Expertly crafted and carved parrot made of fluorite, set upon a piece of rough tourmaline with pastel pink and blue tones. The carving has an acrylic base. 

Location: China/Brazil 

Measurements: ~3-3/4" tall x 1-3/4" wide x 1-1/2" deep 

Rainbow Sapphire Bangle Bracelet
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This bracelet will comfortably fit a 6 to 7 inch wrist. It opens with a hinge and has a safety lock to prevent clasp failure. The square faceted stones are set in sterling silver.

Bracelet Width: ~2-1/2" Wide 


6x8mm Oval Cut Peridot Earrings
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6x8mm oval cut peridot set in a sterling silver dangle, with a silver rope accent around the stone.

Measures: 6x8mm Oval Cut

Location: Pakistan

Vera Cruz Amethyst from Mexico
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Smaller clusters of Vera Cruz Amethyst. Often there is one larger crystal with 1-2 smaller crystals on the side. Color is a very pale lavender with most of the color showing on the tip. Some of the crystals are single crystals, but have natural terminations on each end. At the time of purchase, we hope you trust us to choose an excellent specimen for you.

Measurements:~ 1-3/4"

Location: Vera Cruz, Mexico

Navajo Bear Fetish
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Alabaster bear with a medicine bundle that includes a feather and various stone beads. 

Measures: ~1-1/2" tall x 1" wide x 3-1/4" long

Nation: Navajo

Artist: Ben Livingston

Apophyllite / Stilbite / Calcite (with stand)
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An artistic structural formation of apophyllite, stilbite, and a cubic calcite crystal as the central focal point. The white apophylite crystals sparkle in rectuangular "tabs", overlapping one another beautifully. Peach stilbite pops as an accent color along the top and through the middle. Right in the center is an off-white (beige) transluscent calcite crystal. The background matrix is a darker charcoal gray color that offsets the crystals nicely. Overall, a unique and eye-catching piece. Sold with metal stand.

Measurements: ~7-3/4" High x 6" Wide x 3-1/2" Deep

Location: Jalgaon District, Maharashtra, India

Cuprite & Chyrsocolla- Mexico
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"Shiva" shaped stone with mostly red cuprite and a pocket of chrysocolla.

Measurements: ~3" long x 1-1/2" wide 

Location: Mexico

Carcharadontosaurus Claw & Phalanges
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Three segments (phalanges) of a Carcharodontosaurus claw. The preservation and detailed cleaning of the specimen is exceptional. The enamel ranges from gray-beige to reddish brown in portions, and we see no signs of visible restoration or repair. The bloodline is well defined and deeply ridged along both sides of the outermost segment of the claw. We have arranged these pieces together in a riker mount for easy display, although they can easily be displayed as three separate fossils. 

Measurements: Together ~7-1/4" long x 1-3/4" wide, Segments are ~4-1/2" long, 2" long, and 1-1/4" long 

Location: Morocco

Time Period: ~90 MYO Cretaceous

Polished Natural Citrine Point
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A bright yellow natural citrine point that has been polished all around for a clean look. The citrine has gorgeous clarity contrasted with internal fractures that give it depth and character. The internal fractures will catch the light with rainbow refraction, depending on the angle that you hold the crystal. A really unique crystal point! 

Measurement~2-3/4" tall x 1-1/2" wide

Location: Brazil, South America

Crenulopteris Acadica - Mazon Creek Fossil
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Crenulopteris Acadica 

Measurements: ~4" long x 3" wide x 1-1/4" deep 

Location: Mazon Creek,  Illinois

Time Period: ~307 MYO

Onchosaurus Rostral Tooth/Barb (Sawfish), Best Available
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Fossil sawfish barb/tooth, each with nice coloration and enamel luster. We will choose the best available fossil at the time of purchase. There may be slight variation in color/size/preservation between each fossil. 

Measurements: ~2" to 2-1/4" long each
Location: Kem Kem Basin, Morocco
Time Period: ~95 MYO


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Welcome to Dave's Rock Shop Online!

Hey folks!

We were just on the TV magic reality show...The Carbonaro Effect! Check out the clip in the Youtube link. Pretty cool and very fun.


A nice bit of recognition, brought to attention. (We're #12)


Check it out folks. Dave's Rock Shop was recently placed on a "Bucket List" (#38), of places one must visit, while in Illinois!

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As a family owned business for over 50 years in Evanston, Dave's Rock Shop has a great appreciation for our loyal long-time customers, as well as the continuing support of new patrons. We love the excitement of introducing rocks and fossils to a new generation of rockhounds. Our goal is to continue to provide our customers with the highest quality of service, product, and information. Many thanks to you all, and as Dave would say, "Happy Hunting!".

Our mission remains the same both in the shop and on online - to offer a wide variety of the most unique, high quality items at a fair price, and to educate our customers to the best of our ability about the items we sell. Stop by often, as we will frequently be updating and adding new things to the site and the shop!


Dave and friends.