What a Beautiful Petoskey Stone!

What a Beautiful Petoskey Stone!

I just love our state stone, the Petoskey Stone. I found a really nice one the other day and brought it right home to shine up. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/MichiganRocksRob – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/MichiganRocksRob – KINGSLEY…

Fluorescent sodalite aka: Yooperlites are super fun to find along the shore breaks of Lake Superior

Fluorescent sodalite aka: Yooperlites are super fun to find along the shore breaks of Lake Superior

Make Your Own Cutting Booth!

Make Your Own Cutting Booth!

Winter in Northern Ontario can be pretty cold and crappy. I needed a way to cut rocks in my basement. This booth is super easy to make and cheap, depends on what material you use. But I’m now able to…

This Experimental Crystal Dig Went VERY Well!

This Experimental Crystal Dig Went VERY Well!

Dive into an extraordinary adventure in Arkansas with The Crystal Collector! We’ve uncovered a hidden gem – a site bursting with gigantic quartz crystals nestled in the alluvial soil, revealed for the first time in a public dig. Join us…

I Hit the Jackpot at Georgia's Hogg Mine!

I Hit the Jackpot at Georgia’s Hogg Mine!

I found possibly the most valuable rock of my life so far. I shouldn’t really call it a rock. “Gemstone” is more appropriate, and I almost never use that word. If you’d like to visit Hogg Mine, here’s their website…

Rare water bubble inside this smoky amethyst quartz cluster!! From Purple 💜 mine, South Carolina!

Rare water bubble inside this smoky amethyst quartz cluster!! From Purple 💜 mine, South Carolina!

Puddingstone with Banded Jasper Gets a Polish

Puddingstone with Banded Jasper Gets a Polish

I found a small but beautiful little puddingstone and shined it up. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/MichiganRocksRob – INSTAGRAM – https://www.instagram.com/MichiganRocksRob – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a…

MY NEW ROCK ROOM!!!

MY NEW ROCK ROOM!!!

This rock hobby has become a little larger than we thought, so it’s time to do some rearranging. I love the results, hope you will also. Have a great week!

Wanna Dig Amethyst?  Crystal Park IS THE PLACE!

Wanna Dig Amethyst? Crystal Park IS THE PLACE!

Join The Crystal Collector, on an extraordinary journey to the heart of Montana’s Beaverhead National Forest, where the hidden gem known as Crystal Park awaits. In this captivating video, we delve deep into the world of crystal digging, showcasing the…

Exploring an Unbelievably Beautiful Protected Cave

Exploring an Unbelievably Beautiful Protected Cave

Come admire the awesome, pristine beauty of Cedar Ridge Crystal Cave. This is a cave that is not open to the public and I was lucky enough to go inside with one of the few key holders. It’s just incredible…

Two Big Crazy Lace Agate Tumbles

Two Big Crazy Lace Agate Tumbles

I send The Rock Shed a lot of business just because I have been a very happy customer there. Shawn thanks me with occasional gifts. These two rocks were from him. – THE ROCK SHED – I buy a lot…

MY NEW/OLD CABBING MACHINE!!!

MY NEW/OLD CABBING MACHINE!!!

Finally!! I’ve had this thing sitting here for a few years, and finally got everything I need to get it going. Now to figure out how to use it lol. If you want to see what it might take to…

GIANT Smoky Quartz Crystal Discovery in Montana!

GIANT Smoky Quartz Crystal Discovery in Montana!

Unearthing Giant Smoky Quartz Crystals in the Heart of Montana’s Wilderness | The Crystal Collector Join Bryan, the Crystal Collector, as we embark on an unforgettable journey deep into the secluded mountains of Montana, accompanied by my loyal dog, Matrix,…

Awesome Summerville Agate at Patty Quarry in Georgia

Awesome Summerville Agate at Patty Quarry in Georgia

What an awesome day I had collecting Summerville agate at Patty Quarry in Georgia. Everyone there was so friendly and helpful, especially Pamela, who even provided food for us. There was even live music! If you want to visit Patty…

Polishing Petoskey Stones

Polishing Petoskey Stones

My sister and her friend found some Petoskey Stones and I polished them up. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and sell many…

CUTTING SOURCE AGATE

CUTTING SOURCE AGATE

Today I will be cutting some beautiful and rare source agate from the Thunder Bay area. This is tumbled by glaciers or Lake Superior, this is right form the source. What’s inside a source agate? Watch the video to find…

We Found Diamonds in Tennessee!

We Found Diamonds in Tennessee!

I decided to head south for some warm weather rock hunting this winter, but Mother Nature threw me a curveball. Even though it was cold and windy, I really enjoyed my day searching for Douglas Diamonds in Tennessee. – MERCH…

How to make a Butterfly from rocks!!

How to make a Butterfly from rocks!!

Hi everyone!! Hope you all had a great week!. Today I will show you how to make a butterfly from rock. It’s my first one, so it’s all a learning curve. So stick around and learn with me. You never…

Sapphire Mining Adventure at Gem Mountain, Montana!

Sapphire Mining Adventure at Gem Mountain, Montana!

Join me, the Crystal Collector, on an exhilarating journey to one of Montana’s hidden gems – the Gem Mountain Sapphire Mine! 🌄💎 In this adventure-filled episode, I take you through the stunning landscapes of Montana to reach a place where…

Making a Lightning Stone Pendant

Making a Lightning Stone Pendant

I have found a few Michigan lightning stones or septarians but haven’t made them into pendants until now. Being pretty soft, I didn’t know how they’d turn out, but now I know. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/MichiganRocksRob…

Common Pitfalls when Identifying Beach Worn Fossils

Common Pitfalls when Identifying Beach Worn Fossils

Dr. Tony Swinehart shows us common mistakes when identifying beach worn fossils. – MERCH – https://michigan-rocks.myspreadshop.com – KINGSLEY NORTH – Kingsley North is a lapidary store in Michigan’s U.P. They make a great cab machine and sell many other brands…

Epic Journey into Secret Crystal Pockets of New York!

Epic Journey into Secret Crystal Pockets of New York!

Embark on a mesmerizing crystal adventure with the Crystal Collector! 🌟 Join us as we travel across the country in search of breathtaking crystals. In this episode, we explore a private location with Will from HD Quartz, uncovering the hidden…

Rock Hounding on our Anniversary

Rock Hounding on our Anniversary

What a better way to spend our anniversary than to go rock hounding!! Enjoy our first adventure of 2024!!

How to Engrave Agates with a Laser

How to Engrave Agates with a Laser

Engraving rocks with a laser is fun! I’m really happy with my latest effort to etch Montana agates. Below is a link to the AlgoLaser Delta. This is an affiliate link, so I will make a small commission if you…