All About Petoskey Stones

All About Petoskey Stones

A 350 million-year-old fossil now used in jewelry and a variety of artistic applications

Petoskey Stone finishing

Petoskey Stone finishing

How to finish a Petoskey stone by hand. Required items: 1 tub with water 120, 220, 400, 2000 grit sandpaper. Sand the stone with the lower grit sandpaper papers to get the stone perfectly smooth with no imperfections visible on a dry stone. Use the higher sandpaper to smooth and then polish the stone to a shine.

Tips for Finding Petoskey Stones

Tips for Finding Petoskey Stones

Tips to finding the rare petoskey stone, only found in northern Michigan! Can't seem to find those petoskey stones? Watch this video to figure how to find petoskey stones!

Michigan's Petoskey Stones

Michigan's Petoskey Stones

It's a fossil, a legend, a gemstone and a city. Discover this unique variety of Hexagonaria thanks to Michigan's rich oil fields.

Petoskey stone hunting. Northern Michigan. 6.9.17

Petoskey stone hunting. Northern Michigan. 6.9.17

Basic Petoskey process

Basic Petoskey process

This is just a video outlining some of the process that I use when polishing Petoskey Stones... Beware of spinning wheels and flying rocks especially if you don't have safety glasses.

Petoskey Stones and Leland Blue at North Beach

Petoskey Stones and Leland Blue at North Beach

DIY Hand Polishing Petoskey Stones

DIY Hand Polishing Petoskey Stones

DIY Hand Polishing Petoskey Stones http://www.9and10news.com/2018/05/25/diy-hand-polishing-petoskey-stone/

Blue Stones and Other Mermaid Treasures on a Northern Michigan Beach | #PureMichigan

Blue Stones and Other Mermaid Treasures on a Northern Michigan Beach | #PureMichigan

Come watch the crystal clear waters of Lake Michigan crash upon the rocky shores of a gorgeous Northern Michigan beach. Beautiful blue stones and Petoskey stones roll softly with the waves, and glisten in the warm sunlight. Surely these must have been mermaid treasures from the deep? We live in a world full of beauty, magic and wonder. The only trick to seeing it, is not knowing where to look, but knowing how to look at all that surrounds us. A pebble is only a pebble until we decide that it is a gem, after all. Want more magic? Check out more from The Magic Crafter below: Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheMagicCrafter Fliiby: https://flii.by/themagiccrafter/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Magic-Crafter-1004362459584007/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMagicCraft3r Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/themagiccrafter/ Thanks for watching! -The Magic Crafter Music by YouTube Audio Library: Happy Mandolin Cherry Blossom - Wonders by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100382 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

I'm a nerd. Lake Superior Agates. Petoskey Stones.. 4.11.2017

I'm a nerd. Lake Superior Agates. Petoskey Stones.. 4.11.2017

This is 15 years of rock picking in Michigan, both lower and Upper Peninsula. Don't judge me, I like doing weird shit like collecting stones, lol.

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