Since 1970 Your source for art, created by Mother Nature
Oreodont Skull (Merycoidodon culbertsoni)
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With every bit of matric meticulously removed, this nicely sized Merycoidodon culbertsoni would be an excellent addition to anyone's collection!

Gibeon Cubed Meteorite w/ stand
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Looking like a Borg ship from Star Trek, this 1-1/4" Gibeon meteorite, shaped into a cube literally looks "Out of this World"

It's interesting Widmanstätten pattern is revealed in the meteorites inside. The magnetic stand included is perfect for display.


Grallator agilis, France (with stand)
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This Grallator track has excellent detail in each digit, and the matrix is a light neutral tone that compliments the footprint nicely. This specimen would be a special and unique addition to any space or collection. This piece is sold with a metal stand. 

Measurements (full specimen): ~7-3/4" long x 6-1/4" wide x 1" thick

Meausurements (track): ~2-1/4 to 3" in length 

Location: France

Time Period: Early Jurassic ~200 Million Years Old

Cleoniceras Ammonite
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Wonderfully preserved iridescent Ammonite displaying vivid flashes of red, green, and yellow. 

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

Location: Mahajanga, Madagascar

Age: 120 M.Y.O

Orthoceras Square Box
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Square Orthoceras boxes with one raised fossil in the center of the lid and various pieces of Orthoceras scattered throughout the matrix. These fossil boxes have natural variation in patterning. We will choose the best available at the time of purchase. 

Measurements: ~3-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 2-1/4"

Location: Morocco, Africa

Deep Purple Brandberg Amethyst
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This Brandberg Amethyst has exceptional coloration. The deep, saturated color makes it stand out as a high-quality addition to any collection. The crystal includes phantoms of various tones of purple, giving it interesting depth and pattern. The edges and facets have not been polished, so they show natural ridges and grooves. However, the main termination is still in tact. 

*Note: First 3 photos in this series display the crystal with back-lighting in order to show the internal inclusions and color. The last photo displays the photo without a back light.*

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

Location: Brandberg, Namibia, Africa

Kingman Turquoise Pendant
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This perfect Kingman turquoise stone has been hand crafted and set into finely detailed sterling silver. As with almost all of our Native American artistry, it is a one of a kind piece.

Measurements: ~ 3" long

Kingman stone ~ 1-3/8" long

Artist:(stamped "NJ") / Nila Cook Johnson, Navajo/ Native American

Loose Herkimer Diamonds / BB Grade
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We were able to obtain a handful of BB grade, loose Herkimer diamonds which we're happy to offer for a more reasonable price than some of the lessor quality material we've seen on the market.
Dinosaur Bone Bead Necklace
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Smooth, oval shaped dino bone beads strung on bead wire with sterling silver accents between each bead. Each bead has beautiful tones of deep red, black, and light gray. 

Measurements: ~19-1/2" long, beads are appx 15x20 mm each

Location: Utah

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Earth Rock Shop

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.