Beckham's Barn Rock and Gem Shop

175l Kennerly Rd.  Irmo, SC 29063
Phone (803) 781-3589    

            Rocks for the Tumbler

Amazonite A Feldspar - pleasing Green with a few white lines


Amethyst Dog tooth shape with beautiful chevron pattern, 
dark purple with white tip.
Amethyst Namibia - Large - average 8 pieces per pound.  $4.95/lb.
Amethyst Namibia  - Small,  medium dark purple with some chevron design - size 1" - 3"  $5.25/lb.
Amethyst Namibia - Mine run -  Phantom Chevron - 10 to12 pieces per pound - clean , medium dark


Blue Apatite Has crystal planes, but definite blue color w/green tone. $5.95/lb.
Blue Quartz Nice medium blue color, some white streaks. $5.95/lb.
Calcite Orange - Madagascar $5.95/lb.
Calcite Yellow - Mexico clean yellowish $5.95/lb.
Carnelian Small weathered pebbles $4.95/ lb.
Carnelian Small red $3.50/ lb.
Carnelian Light color, larger, 6-7 pieces per lb. $3.50/lb.
 Desert Jasper  Beautiful  tan with bands of dark brown, gray and rust.  $5.95/lb.
Girasol - Opal Also called Opalite.  A man made material which will      produce a silky, milky-white finished stone. $5.95/ lb.
Green Aventurine Brazil - excellent quality - medium green $5.95/ lb.
Hematite Finishes up Shiny Black Metallic   $5.60/ lb.
Lake Superior Agate Mixed small to medium nodules - some banding

$3.95/ 1/2  lb.

Picture Sandstone Light Tan with Dark Dendrite $5.95/ lb.
Quartz Clear but Weathered Broken Points  46-50 pcs. per lb. $5.70/lb.
Quartz Clear - Slightly Damaged   8-10 pcs. per lb.   $6.95/lb.
Red Jasper Good Red Color $5.95/lb
Rose Quartz Small, light colored - 20 pcs. per lb. $5.95/lb.
Rose Quartz Dark colored larger - 4 pcs. per lb. $5.95/lb
Rhodonite Rose pink with black veining    $5.95/lb.
Rio Plata Agate Some banded, mostly carnelian color pebbles    $3.00/lb.
Rio Plata Agate Same as above, but Pre-tumbled for 2 weeks in Step #1  $4.50/LB.
Rutilated Quartz Golden rutile needles in quartz   $6.85/lb.
Septarian Broken Chunks - Brown with Yellow Calcite  $5.95/lb.
SODALITE Rich royal blue, large, 6-8 pcs to lb. or smaller 20 pcs per lb. $5.95/lb.
TOPAZ Mostly clear water tumbled pebbles that produce a brilliant polish.  $7.50/lb.
Mixed Rocks Good assortment for getting started $5.95/lb.

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Abrasive grit for the tumbler


Be sure to order the convenient 4 step tumbling charges kit. Enough abrasives and polish for tumbling 14 lbs of rocks. 

  Item 590-30        $22.595    


Type Description

1.5 lb

5 lb

Step #1 60/120 grit $7.50 $23.00
Step #2 100 grit/fine $7.65 $23.50
Step #3 K-5   Pre-polish 10.50 $32.50
Step #4 AO-P750 $8.50 for one lb. ---
Step #4 Alumina G $8.50 for one lb. ---

   Plastic pellets (use with Step #4 to cushion the load)     $4.25 lb.                     

 Raytech Tumble-Vibe 5 Vibrating Tumbler - Tumble polish stones in half the time it takes with rotary tumblers.     Finishes about 4 lbs. of rocks using abrasive grit or 25 ring castings using steel shot and burnishing compound.                         23-001........$109.95

 Pictures and Description

Model Capacity Price
1.5E           #001-90  1.5 lbs. not available
3A              #001-92 3 lbs. $89.00
3-1.5B        #004-93 3 Barrels,  1.5 lbs. each $135.00
33B            #004-91  2 barrels,  3 lbs. each  $132.00
45C            #004-92  4 lbs.  $132.00
QT6           #006-90  6 lbs. $189.00
QT12         #006-91 12 lbs. $210.00
QT66         #006-92 2 barrels, 6 lbs. each $225.00

Polishing Supplies

Steel shot.... case hardened steel mixture of ball cones, diagonals and pins, ideally suited for burnishing even the most intricate parts or jewelry pieces.             15.052,   5 lbs.......$39.95

Stainless Steel Shot.                                             47.0238 - 2 lbs.......$52.50

Burnishing Compound uniquely formulated for use with steel shot. Produces a brilliant shine on metals. Dilute 2 % in water.                                                41-003,   1 qt..........$12.50


You may place an order by phone, mail or email. If you order by email you may wish to call in your charge account number. We accept VISA, MASTER CARD and DISCOVER. Orders under $25.00 will have a handling charge of $5.00 added.  We ship using USPS.   For shipping charges, visit


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