BrightStarGemstones

Designer Cabochons and Natural Gemstones

Crested Butte, Colorado · 780 Sales

BrightStarGemstones

Designer Cabochons and Natural Gemstones

Crested Butte, Colorado 780 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Announcement   Simbircite (Simbercite), Oregon Sunstone, Gem Silica, Meteorites, Pyritized Ammonites. Sugilite, Cuprite, Boulder Opal, Rutile, Dinosaur Bone plus many more unique types of designer cabochons and gemstones are available from Bright Star Gemstones. They are perfect for all types of custom jewelry, wire wrapping and gem and mineral collections.

When you are ready to create a completely unique piece of jewelry, Bright Star Gemstones has a large range of designer cabochons, gemstone cabochons and natural colored gemstones covering the full rainbow color spectrum. Singles, sets, pairs and multi-piece gemstone suites for rings, earrings, pendants, and necklaces.

All gemstones purchased from Bright Star Gemstones are 100% guaranteed to meet your satisfaction. If for any reason you are not entirely satisfied, the gemstone can be returned for a full refund of the purchase price within 14 days of receiving the package. Bright Star Gemstones will even pay the cost of return shipping.

Announcement

Last updated on Aug 22, 2016

Simbircite (Simbercite), Oregon Sunstone, Gem Silica, Meteorites, Pyritized Ammonites. Sugilite, Cuprite, Boulder Opal, Rutile, Dinosaur Bone plus many more unique types of designer cabochons and gemstones are available from Bright Star Gemstones. They are perfect for all types of custom jewelry, wire wrapping and gem and mineral collections.

When you are ready to create a completely unique piece of jewelry, Bright Star Gemstones has a large range of designer cabochons, gemstone cabochons and natural colored gemstones covering the full rainbow color spectrum. Singles, sets, pairs and multi-piece gemstone suites for rings, earrings, pendants, and necklaces.

All gemstones purchased from Bright Star Gemstones are 100% guaranteed to meet your satisfaction. If for any reason you are not entirely satisfied, the gemstone can be returned for a full refund of the purchase price within 14 days of receiving the package. Bright Star Gemstones will even pay the cost of return shipping.

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Updates

Green & blues! New chrysocolla gemstones. Some of the cabochons include green malachite & blue azurite.

About

Rocks. Minerals. Gemstones. A New Life!

I feel extremely lucky every day to have a profession that excites me and fills me with passion.

It's funny how a vacation can change your life. In 2001, a good friend talked me into joining him in Brazil. Yes, the land of endless gemstones - sparkling quartz, multi-color tourmaline, sea blue aquamarine, deep purple amethyst, golden citrine and so many more. The natural beauty was just one factor. After working in the apparel and sporting goods industries for over 25 years, the planned obsolescence, ever-changing fashion tastes and overly competitive nature of business had really started to get to me. Gemstones offered an opportunity in an entirely different direction.

Now after almost 10 years in the gemstone business, I only have one regret: Not starting sooner!

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  • Richard Kocurek

    Do-It-All

    To say that I love working out of my house and studio overlooking the East River in Colorado, would be a major understatement! While I do enjoy traveling to a number of gem shows throughout the Four Corners region, there's nothing like being in a familiar positive, environment.

Local

Find BrightStarGemstones at the following upcoming markets!

  • Rocky Mountain Bead Bazaar

    Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave Ste 4270

    Denver, CO

    Apr 29–30

    $10 Admission fee includes free parking and is good for both days! Sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Bead Society. Classes. Vendors. Inspiration.

  • A Gem of a Show

    Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St

    Grand Junction, CO

    May 13–14

    Our 70th Annual show has dealers featuring rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and more, demonstrators, special exhibits, silent auction, grab bags, door prizes, kids corner, faceting competition and a black light display of minerals sponsored by the Math and Science Center. Adults/Seniors $3, Students $1, Children under 11 free.

  • 54th Annual Pikes Peak Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

    freedom financial services expo center, 3650 N Nevada Ave

    Colorado Springs, CO

    Jun 2–4

    We have taken the show inside. New location. Same great show only better because we are inside and can have nicer displays. The Gold Panners Club will be teaching all you folks to pan for gold. The club will hold their annual silent auction thru out the entire show. The Pebble Pups will have an awesome kids area with lots of fun and interesting things for all the kids to do. Club members will be there to talk to anyone that is interested in joining the club and learning all about Gems and Minerals and how to find them. Come and join us for fun, food, gems, minerals, custom jewelry and lots of learning!

  • Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show

    La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave

    Durango, CO

    Jul 7–9

    Over 40 vendors at one of Southwestern Colorado's best gem & mineral shows.

  • Creede Rock & Mineral Show

    Creede Underground Mining Museum,

    Creede, CO

    Aug 4–6

    Over 1500 rock enthusiasts are expected to once again “circle the wagons” at the Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center. More than 35 dealers will be showing mineral specimens, fossils, jewelry, gold nuggets, beads, tools and artifacts. Educational displays and evening lectures fill the weekend with geological bliss! Whether you're an amateur rockhound or professional geologist, the Rock and Mineral Show has something for everyone! Free parking. Free admission.

  • Contin'tail Gem & Mineral Show

    Buena Vista, CO,

    Colorado

    Aug 10–13

    Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds; 343 US 24, 81211, Near Rodeo Dr. & Gregg Dr Free Admission; Gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools, petrified wood

  • Woodland Park Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show

    Woodland Park, CO,

    Colorado

    Aug 17–20

    Over 40 dealers showing a wide range of lapidary, jewelry, mineral and fossil materials. Free Parking. Free admission.

  • Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil and Gem Show

    Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt St

    Denver, CO

    Sep 9–17

    The Coliseum Show now includes both the Denver Coliseum and the adjacent National Western Complex, totaling over 400,000 sq. feet. This public show features fine minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, gems and gemstones, artisan and antique jewelry, beads, crystals, meteorites, metaphysical, gold, silver, turquoise, Native American items, interior decor, metal art, miner's rough, tools, supplies, and so much, MUCH more! This is America's largest gem, mineral, and fossil show. 400 dealers on both Coliseum levels + all 3 National Western Complex levels + tents outside both buildings. The 2017 show will be twice as big as the 2016 show. Free parking, free admission, everyone welcome.

  • Denver Gem & Mineral Show

    Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave Ste 4270

    Denver, CO

    Sep 15–17

    The original Denver Gem & Mineral Show. Speakers. Dealers. Awesome exhibits. The Denver Gem & Mineral Show is held in the Expo Hall of the Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave, Denver, 80216. We are just a few blocks east of I-25 at exit 215 (58th Ave).

  • Annual Fall Gem & Mineral Show

    New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro Dr NE

    Albuquerque, NM

    Oct 6–8

    Free Admission; Abq. Fall Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show in Creative Arts Bldg at Expo NM State Fairgrounds. Enter Gate 3 @ San Pedro & Copper. 60+ dealers, gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools

  • El Paso Mineral & Gem Show

    El Maida Shriners, 6331 Alabama St

    El Paso, TX

    Dec 1–3

    Over 30 dealers displaying a wide range of lapidary related items including fossils, minerals, jewelry, beads and loose gemstones. Free admission.

  • 22nd Street Mineral & Fossil Show

    Tucson, AZ,

    Arizona

    Jan 25–Feb 11

    Over 200 gemstone, mineral, fossil and jewelry vendors.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 31, 2017
The goal of Bright Star Gemstones is to provide one-of-a-kind gemstones cut from hard to find and interesting lapidary materials.

With a range of designer cabochons and colored gemstones covering the full color spectrum plus a careful selection of shapes, matched pairs and multi-piece gemstone suites, Bright Star Gemstones sincerely hopes our love and appreciation of the lapidary arts compliments your jewelry and jewelry making talents.

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Payment
Bright Star Gemstones accepts PayPal and personal checks.

If paying by check, please expect a 7-10 day delay in shipping your item.

Colorado sales tax (2.9%) is added to all purchases shipped within the state.
Shipping
Free USPS Priority Mail shipping in the United States. Includes delivery confirmation.

International buyers should inquire about shipping options before buying a gemstone.

International First Class is free but there is no tracking number.

International orders over $100.00 are shipped using USPS International Priority Air Mail for $20.
Refunds and Exchanges
All gemstones purchased from Bright Star Gemstones are 100% guaranteed to meet your satisfaction. If for any reason you are not entirely satisfied, the gemstone can be returned for a full refund of the purchase price within 14 days of receiving the package. The gemstone must be returned in original condition with the original shipping and packaging material. Bright Star Gemstones will even pay the cost of return shipping.