Tag Archives: viewing stones

Murphy-fest!!!

A friend and I went on a hunt for small Murphys Stones and I hit the jackpot! Murphys Stones are an unusual combination of two types of stone, limestone (grey color) and quartz ( brown or orange color) found near … Continue reading

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“Petroglyph” Stone

This is the “Petroglyph Stone” I found with it’s new daiza. It is a red jasper natural flat bottom mountain stone with quartz inclusions that look like Native American petroglyphs. When I think of ‘Native Americans” I think of the … Continue reading

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Making a Coastal Arch Stone Daiza

Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, I always loved taking my motorcycle on a ride to the coast! The smell of the ocean, winding roads and the coastal landscape always appealed to me. Near Santa Cruz, … Continue reading

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GSBF Show 2012

I had a great time at the GSBF show this year. I made some fancy (risky) stands for the show this year and was overjoyed when Ryan Neil came over and not only complimented my stands and designs but actually … Continue reading

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NEW FACEBOOK GROUP!

Hey Friends!  Just wanted to let everyone know that I have started a “Viewing Stone Appreciation” group on Facebook! Join up and share photos of your favorite stones and stone related things and comment on other enthusiasts stone photos. Here … Continue reading

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Custom Kiri Boxes and Storage Boxes

I also make custom Kiri boxes for stones and stands. Email me for price on the size you need.      daizamaker@volcano.net I also make finished plywood storage boxes for stands. They are not made of Kiri Wood because they are not … Continue reading

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Custom Daizas

The first two photos below are to show a standard walnut daiza for a cut stone. The size shown here is 10″ long and costs $80-$100. Prices may vary depending on how irregular the cut edge is. Prices for uncut … Continue reading

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