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~Seven Dwarfs~ .
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Dippin' into some of my yum yum stash for an upcoming project and customs. Always have to take some photos of the rough. I extend so many thank you's to the miner, Dave Penny (( @lovetheart_1 )) for making this possible! I love this stuff! 😍

Once in a while, I cut a stone and fall totally in love with it. πŸ€” ...more than once in a while, pretty much every day. πŸ˜‚ This is today's favorite. Damele. I will name it...no. I will not name it because I cannot keep it. Have to stop myself or I'll never share and hoard it all! This and more will be for sale tomorrow @rock3_stones. 😘 .
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#cabochon #cabochoncutter #stonesupplier #jewelrysupply #mineralwarrior #iloverocks #variscite #damele #variquoise #faustite #chalcosiderite #stonecutter #ladylapidary #ladystonecutter #iloverocks

Been staring at this slab of Desert Bloom for a while now... stuck in some major decision paralysis on how I want to cut 'er up. I don't want to waste a single beautiful speck of that wonderfully defined #chalcosiderite coloring. (accepting suggestions!!!)
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Hands down.... This is the most difficult and #challenging part of the work. It also takes me the longest. I admit, I've been stewing on it for weeks. 😳 time to get it going. Nothing ever comes from just staring. πŸ€” I mean, maybe if I have some cool telekinetic/telepathic powers or something. πŸ–– wishful wishful! .
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Anyway, I will be posting progress shots tomorrow. Hoping to get a slew of material (this and others) ready to back tonight. New puppy is sleeping so I better make good use of my time!! .
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#ladylapidary #iloverocks #stoneporn #turquoisefamily #mineralwarrior #desertbloom #cabochoncutter #cabochonsupplier #lapidaryrough #stonesupplier #nature #madebyearth #love #silversmith #jewelrysupply #slabby

Slide left for the BIG REVEAL!!
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#lightning #lapidaryartist #rockhound #mining #mineralwarrior

Here are some itty bitty New Landers in a big batch that I'm working on. I can only do a few tinies a day, so I'm glad that the wonderful soul these are being done for is so patient!! 😘😘 Hope she likes them so far! .
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Pretty sure I'm getting sick so I'm calling it a day. A little soup for me along with some Anime is in order. Yesss....we watch toons! All toons. I'm 36 and a child at heart. I believe that cartoons, in general, are good for adults. Medicine for the soul you didn't know you needed! They teach us all lessons we tend to forget as adults...so wrapped up in our busy adult lives. Anyone down with Animaniacs?? Still love that one!! .
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#newlander #chalcosiderite #variscite #turquoise #iloverocks #mineralwarrior #lapidary #cabochon #cabochonsupplier #stonesupplier #rockcutter #stonecutter #jewelrysupply #boho #artisan #silversmith #ladylapidary #onedayiwontneedhashtags

Splish splash...!! I imagine taking a stone bath would be a little something like this... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ .
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Credit: This is an illustration by Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of Tank Girl. Stones were cut by me and will be for sale in my next sale @rock3_stones. I still have yet to schedule a day and time. Working on it though! .
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Oh my...here's a little of what I like to call "Party" #Damele! πŸŽ‰ I partied over half of my day away cutting these. 😎😁 Slowly as to not pop out the party pockets (coloring). The host is not as stable as I would have liked, so I treated these much like...oh, opal. Almost passed out from holding my breath! 😫 Worth it!!
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So, here's a very important question. Do I keep these knowing I'll probably never have the pleasure to cut this particular material again or shall there be an auction @rock3_stones ??? I may keep at least one, just a heads up! Please do let me know what you guys think!! .
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Also, in case you missed the last post....sale on Monday!!!

Ooooooo la la... An Emerald City stone. Big one! Just finished her up! I don't typically cut big ones, but this is special.
NFS: This is a surprise gift as a big ol' thank you! The receiver of this beauty of a cab will remain a secret until it's time (or if she figures it out)! Muahhaha ha haaaa 😈 😘 .
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#iloverocks #mineralwarrior #stonecutter #stonelove #oooshiny #cabochon #cabochoncutter #stonesupplier #nature #madebyearth #jewelrysupply

Slicing into rocks and being amazed again...😍 Polished the first cut up a bit to see how this one behaves. Cuts so nice! Damele for life! -- hah I wish. Material is very limited. (Cut from the rock it's sitting on)
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(Not for claims yet, sorry guys!)
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#ladylapidary #damele #variscite #iloverocks #rockittome #stonecutter #cabochonsupplier #mineralwarrior #ilovestones #jewelrysupply #boho #rockcutter #stonesupplier

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~Seven Dwarfs~ .
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Dippin' into some of my yum yum stash for an upcoming project and customs. Always have to take some photos of the rough. I extend so many thank you's to the miner, Dave Penny (( @lovetheart_1 )) for making this possible! I love this stuff! 😍

Ah, cream of the crop! New Lander #chalcosiderite . 🌌
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Hey guys!! Stop by @rock3_stones today (6/29) at 5pm PST for a chance to snatch up these and many more New Lander #cabochons for all your creative endeavors...πŸ€” or.... creative hoarding? πŸ˜‚ It's been so enjoyable cutting stone inside. I'm still very excited about it. I also get to listen and partly watch my shows (it's GLOW right now! So good!) and spend more time with the gf and furkids. Life is good! Hope everyone is having a mighty fine Thursday. πŸ€“
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#newlander #cabochon #stoneporn #ladypaidary #stonesale #iloverocks #nature #ilovestones #stonelove #mineralwarrior #silversmith #stonecutter #lapidary #cabochonsupplier #boho #stonesupplier #jewelrysupply #getyousome

πŸ’« New Lander πŸ’« .
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Been up to some things now that I'm able to concentrate and cut inside in the comfort of air conditioning. Yay! So...I'd like to officially announce a sale of mostly New Lander stones (maybe some others ...πŸ˜‰) coming right up quick here in 2 days! I have prepped a lot of stone to cut, so letting them go as soon as I complete each set! Next up...Desert Bloom! Well, the leftovers from the private sale that is. (sorry, list is full!) .
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πŸ’œ Thursday...6/29 at 5pm PST!
@rock3_stones πŸ’š .
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PS... I may keep a few of these baddies!! However, there are more not in the photo...just saying! πŸ€—
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#stonesale #nofilter #newlander #chalcosiderite #iloverocks #cabochon #ladylapidary #icutrocks #rockfun #nature #lapidary #mineralwarrior #stonecutter #stonesupplier #jewelrysupply #gem #madebyearth #stonelove

β˜„ A little Damele for this fine Sunday. β˜„ Wish I would have prepped a bit more. Ah, Next time! 😚 .
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I have a grip of people on my private sale list (you should know who you are!) and will be contacting you all by the end of the day on this Damele only for picks! Any leftover will go to my sale account @rock3_Stones (TBA). Rarely will I do private sales because I like to be fair, but doing them is also in fairness for those who can't keep up with the fast paced stone sales...and most importantly, to my longest, most appreciated customers/friends who have put up with my slowness for a couple years. 🀣 I thank you all!! .
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Still working on Desert Bloom, 7D, Happy, Royston, and New Lander. I just moved my machines inside from the blistering Phoenix heat (sans saws) so my productivity will now increase significantly. πŸ€“
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#ladylapidary #damele #variscite #iloverocks #stoneporn #green #mineralwarrior #cabochon #stonecutter #madebyearth #boho #artesian #nature #metalsmith #jewelrysupply

^^Ah that top left one though!! 😍😍 (wish this vid would have come out a bit more crisp, o well!) Hello! It's been a while since I've made a post that isn't to my story. Still busy grinding away on some killer stones, managing home life, learning new things, training the puppy, and...heh... readjusting my poor attitude (sorry family!) because honestly, I've just been overwhelmed by the negatives lately. However, without those negatives...we all wouldn't know how positive things can be when they are...so I'm being forced to embrace the duality of it all to find that center again. 😘 .
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Anyway! Update on the business side of things ... I will have a lot of stones ready in roughly one week for private sales. Won't be taking tooooo many more people due to how time consuming it is to do those types of sales, so look for that announcement in my story only!! I'll take the leftovers to my sale account @rock3_stones no later than Friday, June 23rd. Official annoucement to come. Hope everyone is having a good day! Thanks for reading!! . ((update: running behind due to the terrible heatwave. Ignore I said June 23rd.))
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#newlander #chalcosiderite #iloverocks #stoneporn #eyegoloopy #mineralwarrior #iloverocks #rockme #cabochon #cabochoncutter #stonecutter #jewelerysupply #nature #madebyearth #silversmith #metalsmith #stonelover

Phew, was a bit more difficult to part this time around, but yay!... These few favorites that I recently cut are on way to their new homes, may that be temporary or forever, whichever, I know they will be loved... Also, may they travel with and retain those good vibrations! βœŒπŸ––
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P.S. I feel a giveaway coming on soon! Details to come. 😁
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#stoneporn #iloverocks #ladylapidary #stonecutter #stonesupplier #cabochon #nature #newlander #sevendwarfs #mineralwarrior #byeloves #chalcosiderite #desertbloom ##offtoseethewizard

Ahh! Two days away from the sale @rock3_stones! Always so nervous. Not gonna pretend to be cool.... I'm a complete basket case right about now until a sale is over. Partly because I'm trying to part with some killer stones! 😰
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Only going to be more difficult to part soon as I've signed up for a beginner metals class. Very excited to progress and grow, especially as a stone cutter. πŸ€—πŸ€—
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(this boulder opal will be in Monday's sale @rock3_stones)
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#ladylapidary #boulderopal #cabochon #cabochonsupplier #stonecutter #stonesupplier
#jewelrysupply #iloverocks #mineralwarrior #boho #nature #smallbusiness #fortheloveofit #transformation #opal #australianopal #dryhands #madebyearth #rock3studio

Here's another variation of Seven Dwarfs that I'll be working with soon. I keep picking all my niiiiice highly silicated blues/greens to cut while completely disregarding the potential of these types! Well, sliced some up and fell in love! That webbing with those creamy neutral colors ... mmmmm hmm! 😍 .
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7D is in high demand right now, but very very limited. I've already tucked away my stash to keep forever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ...well, you get it. πŸ˜‰ .
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I will be taking custom orders and doing private sales soon (after the sale on Monday), so keep a watch on my story for info on that when the time comes! Also, thank you for following along and reading all the way down here! 😚 .
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#ladylapidary #7d #iloverocks #lapidaryrough #madebyearth #nature #silversmith #mineralwarrior #jewelrysupply #stonecutter #sevendwarfs #gemsilica #spiderwebbedgemsilica #webbedgem #gem

Desert Bloom. This #variscite is absolutely thrilling to work with... a bit of a challenge from point A (slicing the slabs) to finish, but so worth the extra TLC! I do like a good challenge from time to time and this turned out above satisfactory...IMO! (Not for sale until Monday @rock3_stones)
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Speaking of challenges! Dang lightning bolts are going to be the 😡 of me. Still not perfected...but almost there! I can only do a little at a time until I get a new idea. So many side projects. Does anyone else suffer a bit from having too many hobbies or ideas started, but not finished? πŸ˜₯ .
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#ladylapidary #mineralwarrior #iloverocks #variscite #desertbloom #cabochoncutter #cabochonsupplier #stonecutter #stonesupplier #madebyearth #ilovethisplanet

Splish splash...!! I imagine taking a stone bath would be a little something like this... πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ .
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Credit: This is an illustration by Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of Tank Girl. Stones were cut by me and will be for sale in my next sale @rock3_stones. I still have yet to schedule a day and time. Working on it though! .
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#mineralwarrior #iloverocks #ladylapidary #stonecutter #cabochons #cabochoncutter #jewelrysupply #sevendwarfs #sierranevadaturquoise #skycloud #turquoise #gemsilica #tankgirl #tankgirlismyhomegirl #stonebath #nature #madebyearth #rock3studio

This Lil' baby Seven Dwarfs is too cute...yes my finger nail is gone, but worth it! Wish I had a cuter size comparison than that dime, but I got impatient to show you guys the cuteness! I know I'll be making quiet a few of these for the sale that is happening soon. Aiming for the 20th! I'll know for sure and get an official announcement out in a few cute days. πŸ€—
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#ladylapidary #mineralwarrior #iloverocks #7d #sevendwarfs #madebyearth #stonecutter #stonesupplier #lapidary #smallbusiness #nature #stones #gemsilica #turquoise #chalcosiderite #handcut #handmade #itsthelittlethings

Been staring at this slab of Desert Bloom for a while now... stuck in some major decision paralysis on how I want to cut 'er up. I don't want to waste a single beautiful speck of that wonderfully defined #chalcosiderite coloring. (accepting suggestions!!!)
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Hands down.... This is the most difficult and #challenging part of the work. It also takes me the longest. I admit, I've been stewing on it for weeks. 😳 time to get it going. Nothing ever comes from just staring. πŸ€” I mean, maybe if I have some cool telekinetic/telepathic powers or something. πŸ–– wishful wishful! .
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Anyway, I will be posting progress shots tomorrow. Hoping to get a slew of material (this and others) ready to back tonight. New puppy is sleeping so I better make good use of my time!! .
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#ladylapidary #iloverocks #stoneporn #turquoisefamily #mineralwarrior #desertbloom #cabochoncutter #cabochonsupplier #lapidaryrough #stonesupplier #nature #madebyearth #love #silversmith #jewelrysupply #slabby

...and done! Tried my best to expose all she's got! Making biiiiig cabs isn't my forte, but absolutely enjoyed this one! .
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This piece of earth came from a chunk that Sabrina @turquoise_obsession found at Seven Dwarfs mine on our trip recently. She gave it to Julie @turquoisemadness for keeps and in turn... It hit my hands and wheels to work out a nice big stone. Thanks, Julie, for letting me tag along on that trip! Hope you likes it! I wonder who's going to set this biggin! .
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#7d #iloverocks #stonecutter #stonesupplier #mineralwarrior #ladylapidary #jewelrysupply #sevendwarfs #bigstone #cabochon #cabochonsupplier #madebyearth

TODAY! TODAY! @stephs_stones is back from her mining trips and has lots of little goodies to share!! 4pm PST 7PM pm EST TODAY!!
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πŸ‘Œ@stephs_stones πŸ‘Œ
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#mineralwarrior #mining #lapidaryartist #cabachon #outdoors #getsome #royston #damele #turquoiseobsession #varisciteaddict #handmade #artisan #desert #adventure #treasurehunter

Slide left for the BIG REVEAL!!
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#lightning #lapidaryartist #rockhound #mining #mineralwarrior

Thinking of finally cutting some of this Sierra Nevada soon, too. Setting up some variations of material for a mid month sale.
So far I have pulled out:

Desert Bloom
Seven Dwarfs
Happy
Damele
New Lander
Sierra Nevada
Wild Horse
Boulder Opal
Gem Silica (7d mine)
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Which 4 would you like to see if you could only pick 4? This is where I end up staring at the rocks for days in decision paralysis! Suggestions are so welcome! Please. Like....pretty please. Haha 😘 (this video turned out slightly more saturated than I like.)
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#ladylapidary #sierranevada #turquoise #iloverocks #mineralwarrior #stonecutter #cabochoncutter #stonesupplier #jewlerysupply

Desert Bloom! πŸ€—πŸ˜« #madebyearth
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(I almost typed "Dessert"..which also is also accurate imo...haha so yummy!)
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A very very special thank you to @stephs_stones for bringing this super sweet material to my wheels!
Excited to work with it! Cabs coming soon!
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Oh, and a reminder if you made it this far down πŸ˜‰...sale @rock3_stones tomorrow - 4/24 - at 5pm PST. Though this material won't be in it, I have some goodies that will be!!)
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#chalcosiderite #stonecutter #variscite #desertbloom #iloverocks #jewelrysupply #mineralwarrior #ladylapidary #stonesupplier #stonecutter #lapidary #cabochonsupplier #nature

#madebyearth
Oh my...here's a little of what I like to call "Party" #Damele! πŸŽ‰ I partied over half of my day away cutting these. 😎😁 Slowly as to not pop out the party pockets (coloring). The host is not as stable as I would have liked, so I treated these much like...oh, opal. Almost passed out from holding my breath! 😫 Worth it!!
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So, here's a very important question. Do I keep these knowing I'll probably never have the pleasure to cut this particular material again or shall there be an auction @rock3_stones ??? I may keep at least one, just a heads up! Please do let me know what you guys think!! .
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Also, in case you missed the last post....sale on Monday!!!

Hey guys! It's almost time! I try to do at least 2 little sales a month, but sometimes it may just be once a month.

If you aren't already, please do follow my sales account πŸ‘‰@rock3_stones πŸ‘ˆ and turn those notifications on to get in on the action, otherwise you may miss out on some spectacular stones! .
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I'll also have some 7D, Damele, and some turquoise, which I am still thinking about which mine to include. Definitely some higher end stuff!! Watch for previews in my story! 😘

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