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Base Cut Geode
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A colorful base cut geode with a sparkling druzy interior, an icy-clear "crackled" layer, and a dark gray chalcedony outer layer. 

Measurements: ~5-1/2" tall x 3-1/2" wide x 3" deep

Location: Brazil

Clear Quartz Owl on Emerald Base
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Amazing gemstone carving sitting on an acrylic base stand. A clear quartz crystal has been delicately carved into an owl, and it is perched on a rough chunk of brazilian emerald. The bird detatches from the emerald and inserts into the base stone on metal posts. The thought and detail that went into this carving are truly astounding.

Location: Brazil

Measurements: ~6-1/2" tall x 4-1/4" wide x 3-1/2" deep 

3" Malachite Sphere
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An exceptional sample of malachite in a mesmerizing sphere shape. There is wonderful variety of hue and fine banded patterning throughout. Every side and angle is impressive! 

Measurements: ~3" diameter

Location: Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa

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Celestite crystal clusters @ $9.50 each

Sizes and shapes will vary from picture. Average size per specimen is 1-1/2" to 2" inches. At "Dave's", all items for sale have been individually hand selected for the highest possible quality. We will send you the best available piece.

7.5" Blue Topaz with Mother of Pearl Bracelet
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This combo mother of pearl and blue topaz bracelet has great contrast and has very good quality stones which make it a stunning piece to wear.

Measures: Stones (6mm Triangle Blue Topaz) , (7x13mm Pear Mother of Pearl)

Location: Brazil

6 x 4mm /  Natural Blue Zircon Earrings
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As an accompaniment to any Zircon necklace or pendant, (or by themselves), these natural Blue Zircon oval earrings would are for any occasion. They are prong set in sterling silver.

Stone's origin Brazil Size: 6 x 4mm / Oval

7" Illinois Fluorite Cluster
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A large, eye-catching cluster of purple fluorite with yellow phantoms and sparkling Galena inclusions. 

Measurements: ~7" long x 7" wide x 4" tall 

Location: Cave in Rock, Hardin County, Illinois

Dinosaur Bone (Best Available)
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Authentic dinosaur bone chunks that are partially polished to show the color and patterning inside. As there are multiple in stock, we hope you will trust us to choose the best available at time of purchase. There may be some variation in size/shape from the photo shown. 

Measurements: ~1-1/2 to 2-1/2" long each

Location: Utah

Time Period: Jurassic ~160 MYO

11" Cave Bear Jaw Bone
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A very well preserved cave bear jaw with several molars and an excellent canine tooth. 

Measurements: ~11" long x 1-1/4" deep x 6" tall 

Location: Romania 

Time Period: Pleistocene Epoch / Ice Age

Amber with Insect Inclusions
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Blacklight reactive amber specimen with an insect (possibly grasshopper) inclusion. We are not 100% sure what the insect is, but based on what we've seen, we believe it to be a grasshopper. 

Measurements: ~1-1/4" long x 1" wide  x 3/8" deep
Weight: 5.6 g
Location: Dominican Republic 
Time Period: Oligocene / Miocene ~ 22-28 myo

Sandstone Bookends "Double Cave"
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These are large and sturdy bookends that are are functional as well as beautiful. The reddish sandstone has two "caves" per side. 

Measurements: ~11" wide x 8-1/2" tall x 3-3/4" deep 

Location: St. George, Utah, U.S.A.

Sonoran Gold Cuff Bracelet, Artie Yellowhorse
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This Sonoran Gold Turquoise (Mexico) has beautiful bright blue coloration with complimentary colored inclusions. The stone is surrounded in sterling silver beads and along the cuff is alternating rope style (twisted) and plain high-polished wire. 

Nation: Navajo

Cuff ~2-1/2" wide
Wrist opening ~1-1/8" wide
Centerpiece (Turquoise and Silver Beads) ~1-1/2" long x 1-3/8" wide

Artist: Artie Yellowhorse


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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!

Click here, to check it out!

As a family owned business for over 40 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.