*Boulder and Koroit Opal Cabochons, Pendants and Rough at a huge wholesale direct saving! Pendants start from as little as $20 each! (Watch this space!)
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Custom made and Handmade Jewellery.
Looking for gem cutters, stone carvers or jewellery designers for that very special piece? Rock and Mineral Design Group can help you with all of the above. We have a combined total of over 40 years experience in the manufacturing jewellery, custom made piece, cutting and carving within our local and international partners. Please let us know what you are looking for. We can design production pieces of varying designs to a once of piece for a wedding, engagement or special occasion. If you have a piece of gem rough, we can even use that to turn it into a special ring, pendant or earrings for you. To find out more, please contact us.
ASK US HOW! - Create your custom made gift. Professional Custom made Rings, Pendants, Earrings and Cufflinks from as little as US$299 (for .925 silver at approximately 8 grams and you can even BYO your own gemstone. Receive 3 computer generated drawings to choose from our chief designer. Work includes making your lost wax cast mould using computer or hand work with the option of lasering your name, type or branding and one piece stone setting. You can also create more pieces using the same design at only a fraction of the cost and pay only for material and a small surcharge for labour. All our work is professionally done at a jewellery lab with a team of over 100 employees! Your designs will not be replicated in any way and this fee includes all copyright design rights.
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Our stock level can often vary. However, these are the gem lapidary rough, cabochons, specimens and jewellery that we hold from time to time:-
amethyst, chrysoprase, lapis lazuli, pietersite, ocean jasper, petrified wood, corop jasper, mookaite, snakeskin jasper, variscite, lemon chrysoprase. citron chrysoprase, opals, yowah opals, coober pedy opals, andamooka, koroit opals, lightning ridge opals, topaz, peridot, aquamarine, citrine, stitchtite serpentine, burmese jadeite, bc nephrite, crazy lace agate, gemcutting, jewellery design, custom jewellery, labradorite, tiger iron, mtorolite, ethiopian wello opal, stichtite, richetite, tourmaline, rubellite, rhodocrosite, rhodonite, charoite, crocodile jasper, brecciated jasper, agate, peanutwood and other wholesale mineral and rock gem rough.