Direct from the mines, thisLimited Number Batchof Dakota Stones rough material is perfect for gift giving or to keep for yourself. The same materials we use to cut our beads are available in these keepsake Gem Jars. Truly appreciate how beautiful and unique these gemstones are before they go through the lapidary process. These rough specimens are mined all over the globe and hand selected for Dakota Stones product line. Enjoy these rare and exotic stones in their natural form. Add some of your own favorite gemstones, rocks, or other mementos to the jar to make it a beautiful display for work or home.
Sizes of rough cut specimens will vary in size. Each jar will have a unique selection of stones: You jar could containapproximatelythe following:
1 large ranging 19-25mm
5-6 medium ranging 13-18mm
57-62 small ranging 7-12mm
Each Gem Jar will come with stone type card showing the limited batch number you are receiving. The 5oz. jars are glass with an air tight seal.
Ruby has long been considered one of the most beautiful and valuable gemstones on the planet. It is also one of the hardest, second only to Diamond. At times in ancient history, Ruby was valued more highly than any other gem, including Diamond. It’s believed that Kublai Khan once offered an entire city in trade for a sizable Ruby.