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Pietersite, 54mm/2.12"

This is a mix of red and white with veins of darker colors. The camera and sunlight brightened the reds a bit. The red areas are more truly wine/burgandy tones. Pietersite is a new gemstone discovered in 1962 in South Africa.

Planet Dragon blood #1571.............$190

Blue Denim Sodalite, 50mm/1.98"

Multiple shades of blue with splashes of white on the bottom half are inviting as an old pair of jeans and just as comfortable in any vehicle you wish to put it. This gemstone is usually found with a mixed matrix of blue colors.

Planet Storm #1583..........................$155

Pietersite, 56mm/2.22"

Commonly called "Tempest Stone", it was recently discovered in 1962 in South Africa. This knob is deep wine and white but is also found in mixes of red, blue, gold, white. A second source has been discovered in China in 1993.

Planet Mongo #1573.........................$169

Petrified Wood, 55mm/2.17"

This particular piece of 225 million year old wood comes from Madagascar. I will match Mother Nature and offer a 225 million year warranty on it. This knob has a glass smooth, exceptional polish and is also my favorite size.

Planet Timber #1569........................$209

Carneilian Fire Agate, 59mm/2.33"

This type of gemstone is formed by crystals growing in the open pockets of ancient lava flows. They grow slowly over eons of time and eventually fill the void solid. Iron traces give it the red and orange colors. Note: this knob is large.

The Planet of Fire and Ice ..............SOLD

Green Jasper, 54mm/2.11"

Jasper translates as "speckled stone" and has been used for jewelry and ornamentation since before recorded history. Jasper originates from volcanic ash combined with trace minerals that give it any and every color imaginable.

Planet Degoba #1539.......................$159

Carrara Marble, 60mm/2.38"

From the famous quarries in Italy near the town of Carrara, this marble was used as raw material in the architecture and statues of ancient Rome. This large shift knob has soft glow and a satin finish tipical of marble.

Planet Julius #1518..........................$119

Banded Peach Jasper, 50mm/1.97"

Jasper usually shows signs of stresses caused by the movement of the matrix over time. This particular gemstone lay undisturbed exactly as it was originally formed in layers until it was found, cut and polished into a shift knob.

Planet Jupiter #1511.......................$159

Green "New" Turquoise, 52mm/2.05"

Please note that this particular knob is not natural turquoise. It is composed of powered turquoise combined with other resins, binders and dyes. As a rule, my gemstones are all natural so this one knob is an exception.

#1522.................................................$125

Black Moonstone, 49mm/1.95"

This deep colored gemstone comes from India. It has flashes of green that change constantly with the play of light. This knob is at the small end of the range of sizes. It would be great in tighter quarters or for a smaller hand.

Planet Underverse #1540................$155

Phantom Agate, 52mm/2.05"

This green gemstone was mined in Brazil and has a great smooth polish. Agates like this grow layer by layer over hundreds of thousands of years and each layer shifts and changes color as new trace minerals are introduced.

Planet Krypton #1600.......................$185

Picasso Jasper, 50mm/1.95"

One of the earliest gemstones used for ornamentation by early cultures, jasper was probably first discovered in stream beds where the tumbling action of water and the wet shine encouraged further shaping and polishing by man.

Hades Moon #1546..........................$175

Network Jasper, 55mm/2.15"

This perfectly polished, monochromatic shift knob is mostly shades of warm gray with hints of rusty orange. This would be an excellent choice for a gray, black or taupe interior. Neutral colored but with a rich, elegant feeling.

Triton, Moon of Saturn #1551..........$149

Pietersite, 54mm/2.15"

A swirling blend of graphite, brown and ocher tones with flecks of white, this shift knob can make a strong statement in a neutral setting or fit right in with wood accents. This knob has a semi-satin finish and a great feel in the hand.

Planet Geonosis #1625....................$175

Hematite, 60mm/2.36"

This knob has a rich black color with subtle veins of metallic marbling, just enough to signify that it's natural and not a chunk of plastic. It's a larger size that fills the hand as noted and has a lot of heft.

Planet Nemesis #1626.....................$190

Coral Fossil, 53mm/2.09"

Multi tones of mushroom with large sploches of translucent areas give this unusual gemstone an exotic feel. Most of the finish is satin but each darker "lake" has a wet shine like an oasis in a desert. It will fit in any setting.

Planet Altair #1627..........................$169

 

 

Surpentine Gemstone, 59mm/2.34"

Green is the usual color of this gemstone but other colors are also found. Note the size listed because this is a quite large shift knob and really fills the hand. Found in scattered places all around the world, this came from Peru.

Planet Romulus #1620......................$199

Golden Quartz, 55mm/2.19"

Crystals of a warm yellow that are both cloudy and translucent at the same time places this shift knob equal with other gemstones with more exotic sounding names. I cut in the mount at a slight tilt to the grain to best show the crystals.

Planet Venus #1579.........................$125

Mookaite, 49.5mm/1.95"

Only found in a few places in Australia, mookaite was prized by the Aborigines for strength and healing. The red areas polished up slightly raised because the different layers vary in hardness. It's formed from fossil, prehistoric sea beds.

Planet Rose Bud #1601...................$129

 

 

Snake Skin Aragonite, 53mm/2.10"

Caramel and brown with cream in a stacked pattern create an unusual look to this gemstone shift knob. It was formed over ages of time in the hot mineral springs of the west.

Planet Anaconda #1520...................$149

 

 

   

Rainbow Moonstone, 55mm/2.17"

Here's a contrasting mix of light and dark and when the light is just at the right angle, it displays flashes of blue iridescence. This gemstone comes all the way from India to enhance your shifting pleasure.

Planet Glacier #1541.......................$219

   
   
   
   
   
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