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A great selection of rough agate, jasper and petrified wood for your tumbler. Colorful, sized, ready to tumble. All rough shown on this page has been photographed wet to show full color.
ocean jasper

Ocean Jasper


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
Ocean jasper is one of the most colorful and beautiful tumbling roughs that we have ever seen. It is a multi-color chalcedony mined at two locations on the west coast of Madagascar. The pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Although this material has the popular name of "jasper", it might more accurately be called "jaspagate" because it contains both opaque jasper and translucent agate, with occasional druzy quartz. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
yellow feather jasper

Yellow Feather Jasper


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
Yellow feather is a multi-color jasper found in Utah. The name "yellow feather" was inspired by dark feather-like markings that cut across a yellow to orange to tan background. The pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Bulk mixed rough

Bulk Mixed Rough


$79.99 For
20 Pounds
If you like colorful tumbling rough in chunky pieces then this is a deal that you will not want to miss. You get 20 pounds of mixed tumbling rough mostly collected from mines in Africa. Some of the roughs that you might find in your bag include: banded amethyst, gold tiger eye, red jasper, picture jasper, green aventurine, rose quartz, sodalite, unakite, white quartz and more. Every bag is different and every bag has lots of diverse color. More information, photo.
Green jasper

Green Jasper


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
A deep green jasper with zones of white and translucent agate / quartz. You might find a few pieces with a little bit of red or yellow. It can be tumble polished to a very bright luster. The pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Brecciated jasper

Brecciated Jasper


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
One of the nicest materials that we have tumbled in a long time. It is a brecciated jasper with a wide range of colors. A "breccia" is a rock that contains angular pieces that have been cemented together to form a solid mass. The breccia fragments range from tan to pink through gray. They have been cemented together with a translucent white to gray agate. The result is a wonderful blend of diverse color. The pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Mixed Jasper Tumbler Rough

Mixed Jasper


SMALL (3/8" to 1 1/2")
$14.99 For
TWO Pounds

CHUNKY (3/4" to 2 1/2")
$24.99 For
FIVE Pounds
Here is a tumbling mix that will give you many different types of jasper in a wide variety of patterns and colors. This mix is rich in red, brown, cream, gray and tan-colored jaspers. A tough, durable material that takes a very high polish. Pieces in this mix range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Beginners Tumbler Rough

Beginners Mix Rough


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
Our "Beginner's Mix" contains a blend of rock materials that are specially selected for tumbling success. This mix has been crushed and screened to be just the right size for a 3-pound tumbling barrel - such as the barrels used with a Lortone 3A or 33B tumbler and the Tumler's A-R1 or A-R2. The pieces range in size from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm). Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Picture Jasper

Picture Jasper


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
WIth a little imagination you can see desert landscape scenes and patterns in this cream to brown to greenish colored jasper. It will remind you of a trip to Arizona! Pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in diameter. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Polychrome Jasper

Polychrome Jasper


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
They call this material "polychrome" because it is a rock with many colors. It is mostly reds and pinks, mixed with brown, orange, white, gray and a few tinges of other colors. Pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in diameter. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Petrified Wood

Petrified Wood


SMALL (3/8" to 1 1/2")
$14.99 For
TWO Pounds

CHUNKY (3/4" to 2 1/2")
$24.99 For
FIVE Pounds
A mixture of petrified woods - mostly in shades of white, gray and brown. When tumbled some pieces will display recognizable wood grain patterns. Others will have a translucent character that enables you to see wood-grain pattern within the material. Pieces range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Rough Lake Superior Agate

Lake Superior Agate


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
This is one of the classic tumbling roughs. Lake Superior agates are small nodules and nodule fragments found in the Great Lakes area. Often banded and occasionally with "eyes", these red, gray, brown, orange, white and milky agates are a favorite of those who run tumblers. A tough, dense material that produces a brilliant polish. Supplied in pieces that range from approximately 3/8" (9 mm) to 1 1/2"" (38 mm) in size. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.
Apache Tears

Apache Tears


$14.99 For
Two Pounds
Apache tears are translucent obsidian nodules that can be polished to a brilliant sheen. They are a challenge to polish because they tend to bruise in a rotary tumbler. This can be prevented by using a generous amount of plastic or ceramic pellets as cushioning (click the "more information link below for details) Pieces range from 1/4" (6 mm) to 1 1/2" (38 mm) in diameter. More information, photos.
Mystery mix tumbling rough

Mystery Mix Rough


$24.99 For
Five Pounds
If you like larger rough with great color and multiple materials then this is a deal that you will not want to miss. You get 5 pounds of mixed tumbling rough that is sized between 3/4" to 2 1/2". In this colorful mix you will find agates, jaspers, quartz and more. Photographed wet to show full color. More information, photos.


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