Rock and Gemstone Collection|
|There are 72 gemstones displayed here. The pictures have been enlarged (300 dpi). These gemstones may look impressive but actually they are fairly cheap. It is possible that I may have misidentified some of these stones. Click here to see my diamond light dispersion simulations.|
I cut the leftmost sapphire in 1994. That was my first and only experience with lapidary (gem-cutting).|
Peridot is sometimes referred to as “Hawaiian Diamond”. It can be found in volcanic rock.|
Rock Collection - 1991
Display size (when fully closed): 14.5" x 9" (18 dpi).