I Am a Rockhound

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    The Value Is In The Expierence

    I am addicted to rocks, I know some, but always learning, I go to NC twice a year to a family vacation property on a river. I get buckets of assorted rocks and tumble them, I have a Lot-O tumbler , all the rocks are unique, most covered in garnets and other cheap gemish material...
    Chapppy Chapppy
    46-50, M
    Aug 19, 2013

    I live in one of the most mineral rich areas of

    the country. I found a very nice looking rock in a stream bed and decided to keep it because it looked cool. That was 35 years ago, and I'm still picking up rocks!
    wyowisp wyowisp
    56-60, M
    Jan 6, 2014

    Am A Rockhound

    I Am a rockhound almost.. I know alot about rocks semiprecious gems such as spectralite, amethyst, garnet, jade, jasper, obsidian I could go on naming rocks. It's nice going and looking for rocks. If you don't want to look for good rocks you can buy them at a Rockshop or through...
    aquarius3 aquarius3
    Nov 20, 2011

    Well it begins today.

    *smile* I start my intense learning lessons on how to slice and dice my stones to begin creating my mosaics and jewelry. Quite exciting, been putting it off because of the spending of money plus... fear of doing something new. ;-) But I am ready now, mind set in check. I have a...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2014

    I know I am a rockhound

    because I have more rocks in my garage than in my driveway. I live with an anti-rocky husband that totally supports my quirky craving of picking up random rocks, always walking with my head down hoping to find my next precious unique "rock", and checking out riverbeds for rare...
    hornet2014 hornet2014
    51-55, F
    Jan 20, 2014
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