• Thuya Wood Keepsake Boxes

    Thuya Wood Keepsake Boxes

    $36.50

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    Okay, so we know these aren't made from rocks! But, these beautifully hand crafted keepsake boxes are made from the root ball of the Thuya tree. That comes from the Earth. So, we're keeping true to our name, Dave's "Down To Earth" Rock Shop.

  • Wulfenite Thumbnails

    Wulfenite Thumbnails

    $9.50

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    These excellent Wulfenite thumbnail specimens will all vary in size, shape, etc. We hand selected the best ones for placing here on our online store. When you order, we will select a fine specimen on your behalf. Each specimen comes mounted in a small display case.

  • 61 Gram, Chiapas Amber

    61 Gram, Chiapas Amber

    $325.00

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    This is an exceptional Amber specimen from Chiapas It displays the classic "lemon drop" amber coloration, found in the area. The shape is very unusual with a very nice polish.The inclusions make for a very aesthetic piece.

  • Fossil Cave Bear Skull "Ursus spelaeus" (SOLD)

    Fossil Cave Bear Skull "Ursus spelaeus" (SOLD)

    $6,850.00

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    Impressive in both size and detail is this excellent Cave Bear skull specimen. Unlike less pristine skulls on the market, this piece is nicely intact and not overly "Frankensteined" together. An excellent showpiece specimen that will appreciate as you proudly enjoy.

  • Phases of the Moon pendant with 18" Chain

    Phases of the Moon pendant with 18" Chain

    $59.50

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    This simple yet elegant accent piece exudes subtle iridescence. The setting is fine sterling silver and the 18" box chain is included. Pendent diameter measure 1/2" across in diameter. Pendent length measures ~ 1"

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On order of$250 or more!

For Small Business Saturday November 25th, we will donate 10% of our sales revenue to the victims of Hurricane Maria, in Puerto Rico, as they are still in dire need of assistance.

We'll normally be able to fill and process your order within one business day.

Welcome to Dave's Rock Shop!

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  • Holiday Business Hours Coming Soon!

    After Thanksgiving, we're open 7 days per week as follows:

    Monday through Wednesday: 10:30AM - 5:30PM
    Thursday: 10:30AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 10:30AM - 5:30PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sunday: 12 Noon - 4:00PM

    We will be closed:

    Thanksgiving day - Thursday, 11/23/2017

    Christmas Day - Monday, 12/25/2017

    New Year's Eve - Sunday, 12/31/2017

    New Year's Day - Monday 01/01/2018

    Due to the individuality of our products only a small percentage of our entire inventory is posted online. If you are looking for something and don't see it here, please contact us to inquire. Often, we are able to fill requests via email or over the phone.

    A nice bit of recognition, brought to attention. (We're #12)

    https://www.thecrazytourist.com/23-amazing-hidden-gems-ill…/

    Check it out folks. Dave's Rock Shop was recently placed on a "Bucket List" (#38), of places one must visit, while in Illinois!

    Click here, to check it out!

As a family owned business for over 40 years in Evanston, Dave's Rock Shop has a great appreciation for our loyal long-time customers, as well as the continuing support of new patrons. We love the excitement of introducing rocks and fossils to a new generation of rockhounds. Our goal is to continue to provide our customers with the highest quality of service, product, and information. Many thanks to you all, and as Dave would say, "Happy Hunting!".

Our mission remains the same both in the shop and on online - to offer a wide variety of the most unique, high quality items at a fair price, and to educate our customers to the best of our ability about the items we sell. Stop by often, as we will frequently be updating and adding new things to the site and the shop!

Thanks,

Dave and friends.