Australian Mineral

(photography F. Coffa)

Pyromorphite Broken Hill NSW

If you are a Mineral Dealer, or you wish to advertise items associated with Mineral Collecting, the Australian Mineral Collector will place your listing here for a period of 12 months for a small fee. This fee is the sole method of financing this Internet Site, so we need your support to survive and expand further. To place your name or business on this page, please email the webmaster Tony Forsyth, Brisbane, Queensland

All of the dealers listed here sponsor our site. Many of the people and companies listed here also appear regularly at mineral, lapidary and gem shows held throughout Australia. (see the forward calendar for details). Feel free to contact these dealers with a list of your requirements. If you are after that rare or unusual Aussie mineral, phone, fax or email one of our listed dealers and I'm sure that they will be able to help you, or put you into contact with someone who can.

New South Wales




South Australia



  •  AA Mineral Specimens
    • Outer Sydney, New South Wales

    We source quality Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Gemstones,

    Decorative Stones, Lapidary Material and Specimen Sets world-wide.

    Postal Address:   PO Box 542
    Pennant Hills
    NSW 1715
    Email Address:
    Telephone:   61 2 9980 9815 (International)
    02 9980 9815 (Australia)
    Fax:   61 2 9980 9782 (International)
    02 9980 9782 (Australia)

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    Bluegems Bluegems Minerals and Jewellery ABN 62669458316
    • Bowraville, North Coast New South Wales

    How to find us:

    Telephone: 02 6564 4119

    On the web:

    We are noted for our handmade jewellery, Australian minerals, handcrafted gold & silver jewellery.

    We have been exhibiting and selling fine Australian Minerals since 1990. We handcraft 18ct gold and sterling silver jewellery , specialising in collectors items and unique jewellery.

    We have been involved with minerals and jewellery for the last 20 years. Australian minerals are our specialty, with an extensive range of new and old finds. We also have a smaller range of world minerals. A visit to our web site will show you, that we have a rather interesting range of uncommon , and hard to find specimens.

    Our range of gold and silver jewellery is hand made, in our own workshop. All pieces are one off , so you have a totally unique piece of jewellery. The quality gemstones are sourced from our extensive range of world wide contacts, which we personally choose for their fine quality of cut and polish.

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    Crystal Habit Crystal Habit
    • Outer Sydney, New South Wales

    • Peter Beckwith, Proprietor

      CRYSTAL HABIT, specialises in quality mineral specimens, micro mounts to large cabinet sizes. Polished crystals, lapidary rough both facet and cabochon grade. Slabbing rough is also available.

      We buy collections both big and small. Mail order and phone enquiries welcome.

      Thinking about selling a collection?
      Crystal Habit is always looking to buy quality collections.
      Please contact me with any questions or concerns, top prices paid.

      Telephone:        0412 333 150
      Facsimile:         (02) 4729 4421

      Postal Address:
      P.O. Box 7293 
      Wilberforce NSW 2756

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    • Sydney, New South Wales

    Inspired by the abundance and beauty of the earth's most natural treasure, Pamella Regan-Fox established GoGoanna in 1989. We are merchants of coloured gemstones, pearls and devote our life to trading in over 20 countries with the view of locating truly exceptional and unusual pieces. In Australia we also travel extensively to source the best opals, coloured diamonds, particoloured sapphires, chrysoprase and pearls, which we showcase on our international travels.

    GoGoanna's gems, from alexandrite to zircon, are eagerly sought by leading international jewellery artists and designers who are looking for that extraordinary stone with an unusual cut and colour. Among our elite clients are presidents, politicians, sultans, royalty, music moguls, film stars and sports celebrities. We pride ourselves in our collection of connoisseur collector stones

    GoGoanna's main strength is its passion for the industry. "Working in gemmology presents an opportunity to discover that special stone whether it be the lustrous creation of the humble oyster or the fierce beauty of gemstones produced by volcanoes."

    Contact Us:


    Studio Location:   Level 5
    64 Castlereagh Street
    NSW 2000
    Email Address:
    Telephone:   61 2 9233 3003 (International)
    02 9233 3003 (Australia)
    Fax:   61 2 9233 3007 (International)
    02 9233 3007 (Australia)


    Queensland Branch

    Address:   Level 1
    180 Queen Street
    QLD 4000
    Email Address:
    Telephone:   61 7 3012 9488 (International)
    07 3012 9488 (Australia)
    Fax:   61 7 3012 9488 (International)
    07 3012 9488 (Australia)


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     The Living Fossil Gallery

    Crystal & Fossil & Jewellery Gallery

    • Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales

    • Tom & Geoff Ross-Clift, Directors

    About us
    We are Sydneyలemier fossil and crystal gallery - sourcing world class crystals and fossils from Australia and around the world. We are distinguished by stocking the most unusual pieces, both large and small, directly from the source. We seek to educate and show-off the natural beauty of the planet and its past for kids and collectors alike, and therefore offer a broad range of crystals and fossils in our Mosman gallery. We also stock many pieces perfect for interior design elements, and offer expertise in both crystal and fossil for quality and type.

    We offer to source our clients their dream crystals and fossils ⡲e or not. We will keep in real-time communication when sourcing, and this provides security and peace of mind, whilst also providing a wholesale rate for those pieces directly sourced for our clients. 
    We also showcase jewellery designed and handmade by Living Fossil, and also take on commissioned jewellery work. We specialise in ammolite, mammoth ivory, and unusual natural stones and fossils for jewellery settings. Our jewellery range is known as unique, contemporary and beautiful. We also ship internationally with guaranteed safe delivery.

    What drives us:
    We absolutely love what we do. It is our passion and our livelihood. Living Fossilಥputation is therefore built on our personal and professional service, our knowledge and expertise and our diverse and unusual range of high quality material. 

    We aim to:

    • Always to exceed our clientॸpectations
    • To excite, astonish and provide a ﷔ experience at each visit 
    • To showcase the natural wonder, history and beauty of the Natureࣲeations to the public through our broad range of material
    • To continuously source crystals, minerals and fossils for kids, collectors and interior design.
    • To be Australia୯st recognised and crystal and fossil gallery.

    Background and Founding: 

    • Living Fossil is a family business run by Tom and Geoff Ross-Clift. Since early childhood, Tom੮terest in fossils and crystals was fostered by his parents, and led to the opening of The Living Fossil Gallery in 2005 in the beautiful suburb of Mosman.
    • Tom has a broad range of national and international contacts and travels extensively to personally acquire material for the gallery. 


    • As we source our material directly, we by-pass Australian wholesalers and offer prices that are unmatched by most retailers.
    • For commission-sourced pieces, Tom is often away sourcing and always carries a wish list of fossils and crystals for his clients. We guarantee that any piece personally sourced for you will be inspected carefully and professionally. If it matches and exceeds our clientॸpectations, then it will be secured for them.
      Fossil and Crystal Quality:
    • Our range is carefully and personally selected both locally and internationally to ensure that we have the best qualities and the most unusual range. Whether itযr a small ammonite for a child, or a wall hanging for home, each piece is vetted by us for quality and type.


    • Living Fossil designs and hand makes its own jewellery range. We specialise in silver creations and seek the most unusual material for settings 沯m rare ammolite and mammoth ivory to unusual and rare semi precious stones. We can also bring your ideas to life and give advice on settings for stones.

    Contact us:

    Visit our website:
    Mailing address: Living Fossil
    44 Spit Road
    Mosman, NSW, 2088
    Phone: Inside Australia: 02 9968 1000
    Mobile anytime (Tom): 0405 105 061
    General Enquiries Email:

    Gallery Trading Hours:

    Monday to Friday 10am-5.00pm
    Saturday 10am-3pm
    Rocks Market Trading Hours 
    (located on Playfair street opposite the Caminetto Italian Restaurant)
    Saturday and Sundays 10am-5pm

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    Rock n Crystals
    • RocknCrystals Online Rock Shop 

      RocknCrystals stock an unbeatable range of minerals from Australia and around the World. Our philosophy is to buy direct from mines and miners that we seek out in our travels. This allows us to collect excellent specimens for you at very competitive prices. You will see the difference this makes in our quality and range, we are not your average crystal shop!

      Our range includes:

            Australian & Worldwide Minerals

            Fluorescent Minerals

            Metal Specimens

            Crystals, Clusters & Geodes

            Fossils from Australia and the World


            Gemstone Jewellery

            Jade, Opal, Turquoise

            Lapidary rock supplies

    As of 2018 we no longer operate a bricks and mortar Mineral Shop, we are now 100% online, which is great news for you as we can offer better prices than ever on our range of goodies.  Our website ships worldwide: We also host the popular Sydney Crystal Show in locations around the city. 

    Contact Us:
    Sarah & Stu
    Phone: +61 2 9559 6737

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     T G Fine Minerals
    • Mid north coast New South Wales
    • FINE AUSTRALIAN & WORLDWIDE MINERALS & BOULDER OPAL, OPAL & GEMS Based in Australia we specialise in Australian Minerals from all the classic & current localities! we also stock Worldwide minerals for sale. Let us know your wants and if we dont have it in stock we will endeavour to source it for you?
    • We are currently constructing our new showroom on the Mid-North Coast of NSW & when it is open we invite travellers to call in to view our selection of Australian & World-wide Fine Minerals.

      When this is completed (by prior appointment only) watch this space for the opening date!
    • Do you have a quality collection you are thinking about or wanting to sell or know of one for sale? T G Fine Minerals is always interested. Please contact us with the details, any questions or concerns, we are also interested in new mineral finds and any stock that you may have that you wish to sell.

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    Geo discoveries/Willyama The Willyama Group
    Geo Discoveries
    • West Gosford north of Sydney, New South Wales
    • Martin Rosser, Proprietor


    GEOdiscoveries (A division of the Willyama Group) founded by Martin Rosser. It is a premier wholesaler of authentic fossils, crystals and decorative items of truly unique nature. Our broad range is diverse and much sought after. Willyama is the oldest established and most highly regarded fossil and crystal supplier in Australia since 1972.

    GEOdiscoveries reputation has been built on our extensive range, high quality, unique products and our excellent service. 

    • OUR MISSION:  source and supply the very best quality of products to the world, and with this in mind our customers are the world to us羚nt>
    • OUR VISION: To be the very best at what we do, and to learn from our experiences with our customers day by day. To continue to be competitive with quality, price and service suppling the very best range of products that is available from nature.
    • OUR VALUES: Honesty, Supporting our customer೵ccess, Accuracy and Service that meet our customers needs.
    • OUR GUARANTEE:  questions asked⥦und if you are not entirely satisfied (see our ⯤uct return policyfont>


    • Martin is proud of the quality of working relationships established with his clients. In addition to sourcing product, he adds value by providing input regarding global trends, availability of product and pricing strategies. Current key clients include 䨥 Australian Museum, the Victorian Museum. In addition GEOdiscoveries have supplied international museums for their scientific displays. These include - the British Museum of Natural History, The Smithsonian Institute, Sorborne in Paris.


    Visit our website:

    Mailing address: GEODISCOVERIES
    2/6 Bowen Crescent, West Gosford NSW 2250 Australia

    Phone-Inside Australia: 02 4324 1498
    Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.00pm 

    Phone-Outside Australia: 61 2 4324 1498
    Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.00pm 

    Fax-Inside Australia: 02 4324 1712

    Fax-Outside Australia: 61 2 4324 1712

    General Enquiries Email:

    Or by: Visiting our SHOWROOM and WAREHOUSE (prior to your visit please phone ahead so we can plan to greet you on your arrival) Open normal business hours Monday to Friday 9.30am-5.00pm.

    H.I.T. Agencies Phone/Fax: 61 8 9319 9688 Email:
    Victorian Agent Email:
    Queensland Agent Email:

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    BK Minerals BK Minerals
    • Outer Brisbane, Queensland
    • Bill and Yvonne Kettley, Proprietors
      Over 10,000 selected specimens for sale. The widest variety in Australia. World-wide and Australian mineral and fossil specimens a specialty.

    PO Box 854 Park Ridge
    Brisbane, Queensland Australia 4125
    Telephone: (07) 3802 1186 EST
    Facsimile: (07) 3297 0619

    or email Bill Kettley in Brisbane, Australia

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    Cooloola Rocks and Minerals
    • Near Gympie, north of Brisbane, Queensland
    • John Steenbergen, Proprietor
      Cooloola Rocks & Minerals are situated on Bruce Highway, south of Gympie (2 hrs North of Brisbane).

      Display & Sales of AUSTRALIAN and overseas minerals, crystals, fossils, polished stones, etc. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

      Fri 3rd - Sun 5th Aug 2018
      Kybong Rock & Mineral Fest and Campout at Cooloola Rocks and Minerals, Kybong, SE Queensland

      1 Lobwein Rd, KYBONG, Qld 4570

      Phone/Fax (07) 5483 5252
      (Just a few kms south of Gympie on the Bruce Hwy and only about 2 hours drive north of Brisbane)

      1 Lobwein Rd, KYBONG, Qld 4570
      Phone/Fax (07) 5483 5252 EST

      OR come visit our web sites: and

      or Email John & Cecile Steenbergen: Cooloola Rocks and Minerals

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    Crystal Encounters Crystal Encounters
    • Crystal Encounters
      Sunshine Coast, North of Brisbane, Queensland.
      Frank and Lynda Cheshire, Proprietors

      Are you looking for fossils, meteorites, mineral specimens, polished stones, stone carvings, stone beads, jewellery, healing crystals or freshwater pearls?

      Our range is all hand selected that you will be proud to wear or have in your collection.We sell at many of the Lapidary shows throughout the year in many different locations.

      Visit our websites or

      and click the 襲e will we be쩮k to see our next show near you, or continue through our easy to navigate websites. There are lots of items with pictures and descriptions for you to buy with confidence. Mail order is available on both websites with Paypal set up for easy payment.

      Or give us a call, or perhaps visit us at home (please call first)

      We can help you by offering honest expert advice as well as sourcing your needs from Australia and all around the world.

      Lynda and Frank Cheshire
      P.O. Box 6013
      Mooloolah Valley, Qld. 4553 Australia.

      Ph 07 5494 7744
      0412 650 527

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    Gem Hunters: Fossicking Advice, Gem Cutting and Gemstones in Central Queensland
    • Central Queensland
    • Our Sapphire mine is located in the Central Queensland Gemfields, but we can also supply gemstone rough from our recent trip to Kenya. Aquamarine, zircons, sapphires, beautiful tourmaline and pink umbalite garnets as well as varied colours of garnet, and other gemstone rough. The sapphire and zircon rough from our Qld mine is available to purchase in the rough also.
    • We now offer the fossicking trip of a lifetime with our Kenya Gemstone Safari, with our Australian gemstone guides, you can fossick in the Umba river and Parks, we have special permission from the friendly Maasai for camping and fossicking. View our website for more details.

    OR please email us at

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    Mineral Store - Australia
    In Brisbane, Queensland 
    by the Bay
    Mineral Store - Australia
    At Wynnum, Bayside Brisbane, Queensland. We don't have a shopfront as such, so visits are by appointment only please.
    Tony and Judy Forsyth, Proprietors (I have also built and maintained this Australian Mineral Collector website for the past 20 years!)

    Tony Forsyth, OAM, and wife Jude have lived in bayside Brisbane, Australia for over 30 years. Tony has been an avid mineral collector for close to 50 years. Their venture - the "Mineral Store" business will allow them to bring a large selection of minerals and finely crystallised specimens collected over many years to the market. Tony has been a past president of the Mineralogical Society of Queensland and is also the current Honorary Curator of the Minerals Heritage Museum in Brisbane. Tony's passion for minerals and collecting means that you will always get sound advice and quality specimens at fair prices. Please feel free to contact us if you have a special mineral requirement, collection appraisal or even a specimen for sale.
    Bayside Wynnum Qld 4178
    phone: MB 0419 661 962
    HM 07 3396 9769
    HM 61 7 3396 9769 (International callers)

    We will be attending many east coast Gem and Mineral shows in 2018. Please visit our website for latest show dates to find out where you can purchase from us, or email us so as to be placed on our mailing list to receive select specimen offers to our loyal customers in the future.

    Our first half of 201
    8 Shows:

    • Sat 3rd - Sun 4th March 2018
      North Brisbane Lapidary Club Show, Brisbane, SE Qld
    • Fri 9th - Sat 10th - Sun 11th March 2018
      Minerama, Glen Innes, NSW
    • Sat 17th - Sun 18th March 2018
      Canberra Rock Swap - ACT
    • Fri 30 March - Mon 2nd April 2018 (Easter)
      53rd GEMBOREE - Willunga, South Australia
    • April TBA - Mineral Store Australia - New minerals
      Back from Tucson show!
      Wynnum, Bayside Brisbane, SE Qld
    • Sat 5th May - Sun 6th May 2018
      Redcliffe Gem Show, Redcliffe, SE Qld
    • Sat 12th - Sun 13th May 2018
      Gold Coast Crystal & Craft Festival Bundall Gold Coast, SE Qld
    • Sat 20th - Sun 21st May 2017
      Lismore Gemfest, Lismore, NSW
    • Sat 26th May 2018
      Mt Gravatt Gem Show, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, SE Qld
    • Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd June 2018
      Yagoona Gem and Mineral Fair, Bankstown, Sydney, NSW

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    The Rock Shop
    • Brisbane CBD, Queensland
    • Gemmologists, Jewellery and Opals

      If you are from interstate or overseas visiting Brisbane, then The Rock Shop is a great place to shop. Situated at 193 Adelaide Street, right in the heart of Brisbane, Ian Griffiths and Jane Bieger can assist you to select that great Aussie souvenir.

      They have a great range of opal and Australian gems as well as a small selection of mineral specimens for sale. Also on display are some nice examples of crystallised specimens from around the world.

      Telephone: 07 3221 0981

      Mobile: 0449 133 358

      Email: the

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    Dehne McLaughlin & Mareen Hughes Dehne and Maureen McLaughlin
    • Hobart, Tasmania

      We are field collecting from our own tenements in Australia for minerals, including the azurite suns from Central Australia.  We carry a wide range of quality Australian and overseas minerals.


       Please ring Mobile 0402450905 or email

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      Crystal Wave
    • South Australia

      We are a family owned business established in 1988 & are passionate about what the earth has created.
      • We stock rare crystals & minerals, specializing in high vibration pieces
      • From micro size to large specimens from Madagascar, Brazil & Australia
      • Sterling Silver & Symbolic Jewellery, Crystal & Mineral Jewellery
      • A large range of CD's & DVD's
      • Huge range of incense including Japanese & Tibetan
    • Crystal Wave is a destination shop & well worth a visit
    • Or visit our website:
    • email:

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    Mineralia tasmanica
    • Hobart, Tasmania

    Carl Bjorklund is a regular trader at the Salamanca Markets that operate every Saturday morning at Salamanca Place just a short walk from the Hobart CBD. Carl's stall is invariably situated on the very end of the markets. Carl has a range of quality Tasmania, Australian and world-wide minerals to suit a wide price range. When visiting Tasmania finding a nice crocoite for sale is a must and Carl usually has a number to choose from.

    Contact Carl:

    PO Box 3192
    West Hobart Tasmania

    or on Mobile phone: 0423 383 215

    email Carl:

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    The Rare and Beautiful The Rare and Beautiful
    • Hobart, Tasmania

    The Rare and Beautiful is an ever-changing collection of beautiful and desirable objects. 
    The collection is hand-picked by Christo and Melissa Lees as they travel the globe. They are both trained gemmologists, jewellers and gem cutters who live in Tasmania, Australia. 
    Their business The Rare and Beautiful has evolved from a passion for collecting, that they have shared for the past 30 years. The collection is concentrated around antique Asian art, gems, minerals and rocks, ancient beads, ikat, artifacts and eccentric objects.

    "We collect objects of desire: rare and beautiful things. These objects are a memory of our adventures the places we travel to and the people we meet. Our hope is to share these beautiful things we have treasured with others so they can enjoy them as we have." Christo Lees, 2013.

    All the items in the collection are one-off pieces or from a limited range. 


    Email The Rare and Beautiful at:

    Write: or you can write to us at:

    The Rare and Beautiful
    PO Box 176
    Kingston Tasmania 7050

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    CK Minerals CK Minerals
    • Melbourne, Victoria

      Australian Purveyors of Fine Minerals and Gold
      Mobiles: Peter 0419 269 302, Katherine 0413 458 885
      PO Box 6026, Vermont South, Melbourne, Victoria, 3133, Australia

    • Peter Hall and Katherine Kovacic

      Specialising in good quality Australian and world-wide mineral and gold specimens, meteorites and tektites. We pay top prices for your collections, new finds, and duplicate material

      Visit our website: or come and visit us, by appointment only.

    CK Minerals  

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    Crystal World and Prehistoric Journeys Crystal World and Prehistoric Journeys
    • Melbourne, Victoria

    • Tom Kapitany, Proprietor
      Crystal World & Prehistoric Journey's carries the largest range of Mineral, Meteorite and Fossil specimens in Australia both for wholesale and retail. Through our huge warehouse, our large specialised retail facilities and our various stands at trade shows throughout the world, we bring you an incredible range of specialty products to suit the simplest of collectors to the most disconcerting collector. Museums around the world regularly deal with Crystal World.

      Crystal World is also a wholesale supplier to Gift and Jewellery retailers around the world. The products listed in this site can be purchased from us direct or through our retailers Australia wide. Contact your local supplier and ask them to order our products for your convenience.

      As an extra service we are able to supply valuations on minerals, gems and fossil collections, please do not hesitate to contact one of our staff and enquire about this service.

      OR come visit my web site:

      We are also associated with the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra ACT
      where you can purchase a range range of fossils, crystals , meteorites ,minerals and scientific toys.

    Tom Kapitany
    B.Sc. Geology/Botany
    Managing Director

    Crystal World & Prehistoric Journeys
    Australian Mineral Mines Pty. Ltd.

    NOTE: Crystal World is open for retail
    Open 12pm to 5pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday's
    Visits outside these times by appointment only

    13 Olive Rd Devon Meadows 3977
    Victoria Australia .

    Phone: (61-3) 59982493
    Fax:      (61-3) 59982685

    Web addresses for our group of businesses:

    NOTE: Collectors Corner is open 9 am to 5pm 7 days per week
    Retail customers can also purchase from our website or from our other retail facility at Collectors Corner, Garden World.

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    Rock and Mineral Supermarket Rock and Mineral Supermarket Australia
    A new on-line rock and gem source
    • Melbourne, Victoria

    • Yvonne Jiew, Managing Director
      Rock and Mineral Supermarket deal mainly mine direct. We have interesting and rare roughs which include BC and Siberian Jadeite, Marlborough Chrysoprase, Burmese Jadeite Roughs, Burmese Nephrite Roughs, AAA Grade Lapis Lazuli, Yowah Opals just to name a few. Our aim is to bring to the public hard to get good material at a great price. We also provide a gem cutting service, custom design, jadeite carving and advice where relevant. Our site is made to be as interactive as possible. Free memberships and free links exchange can be found. Check out our new videos and blogs on how to......(e.g. cut an opal cabochon), make friends, post questions on the forum, submit editorials and help us collate a new gemstone wiki. We are always looking for site submissions and ideas.  Check out our competitions and support our site. Look out for new things on the go 祠will be adding new material every month. 

    Check out our website:

    Our Ebay store:

    Email address:

    Our postal address:
    PO Box 4215, 
    BRIAR HILL Victoria, Australia

    +61 (03) 9434 6926  


    Our office is open for calls between 9pm to 5pm Monday to Friday excluding public holidays. Why not visit our website and check our prices out!

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