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    Quote Originally Posted by worldtalker View Post
    Is that a hunk of turquoise?
    sort of....it is called block turquoise...man made from turquoise powder
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oroblanco View Post
    Dave that is VERY COOL! I love your finished products too, so ditto to the comments on how cool this is! Thanks for sharing it!

    thanks roy..i figured you'd get a kick out of it
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    I enjoyed them. Only question I have is how big were they.

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    Quote Originally Posted by audigger53 View Post
    I enjoyed them. Only question I have is how big were they.
    the ones i have been making lately are 3.5 inch...i can make them from 2 " to 6".....i have another machine that i could probably do a 12 inch sphere on but i have never used it
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    Quote Originally Posted by azdave35 View Post
    finished spheres...upper left..red jasper with metallic hematite..next going clockwise,,petrified wood..next is chrysocolla..gem silica..malachite and tenorite from the inspiration mine...next..biggs picture jasper ,,,next onyx from seven springs onyx mine (dick holmes old mine) and last is septerian nodule from utah

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    Photoshop a quarter beside them next time so we know the REAL size (sorry, just couldn't resist).

    Seriously though, they look pretty cool - bet that's a good chunk of $$ invested in machines for all that work.
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    "There is no getting away from a treasure that once fastens upon your mind" - Joseph Conrad (Nostromo)

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    Wow!!! Very cool! Like little "planets". Thanks for sharing those pics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bodkin View Post
    Wow!!! Very cool! Like little "planets". Thanks for sharing those pics.
    yes they do..especially the onyx sphere...i'm not much of a photographer (my better half usually does the photography )..she can make them look beautiful
    this is a 50 pound chunk of the onyx from seven springs (holmes mine)...it is destined to be spheres
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    The spheres are beautiful! Really, really nice!
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    "And so the population was gradually led into the demoralising temptations of arcades, baths, and sumptuous banquets. The unsuspecting Britons spoke of such novelties as 'civilisation', when in fact they were only a feature of their enslavement." Tacitus, Roman Senator and Historian, written AD 98.

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    Quote Originally Posted by azdave35 View Post
    yes they do..especially the onyx sphere...i'm not much of a photographer (my better half usually does the photography )..she can make them look beautiful
    this is a 50 pound chunk of the onyx from seven springs (holmes mine)...it is destined to be spheres
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    I see you got tonnage Dude, in the buckets and crates. You're into ROCKS! Do you do cut smaller cabochons too?
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    "And so the population was gradually led into the demoralising temptations of arcades, baths, and sumptuous banquets. The unsuspecting Britons spoke of such novelties as 'civilisation', when in fact they were only a feature of their enslavement." Tacitus, Roman Senator and Historian, written AD 98.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kray Gelder View Post
    I see you got tonnage Dude, in the buckets and crates. You're into ROCKS! Do you do cut smaller cabochons too?
    lol..yes..we got lots of rocks...we do also cut cabs
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