Gale Thorne's Profile
I have enjoyed rockhounding since I was eight years old. My children tell me that places me well into the cretaceous period. Yea, they think that's pretty funny.
Two friends of mine and I found a small ammolite deposit in central Utah and held a claim for several years. Over time, we learned to process the stones from other rockhounds and experts as well as developing our own improvements.
Every ammolite jewelry piece I make was found and processed by me in Utah, USA. Because I enjoy all crystals and gemstones, I've expanded my work to include fire opal (Mexican, Spencer and Australian), chrysocolla, bertrandite (aka "Tiffany Stone"), azurite, magnetite (just because it's fun), crandallite, variscite, serpentine and others. Many varieties of gemstones may be found in Utah and I have enjoyed finding most of my own…
- Born on October 6
- Joined December 22, 2010