Can’t get to Tucson in February? Live vicariously with Throwin Stones (@throwin.stones), an Asheville, N.C., mineral, crystal, and rough gem dealer that can make a $5 rock look like a million bucks. You don’t have to spend a fortune on fancy displays; just let the stones speak for themselves.
Enticing orange-red tumbled carnelian crystals
This swirly purple mineral—charoite—is found only in Siberia.
A pile of raw rainbow opals from the Wollo province in Ethiopia
It may look like a bowl of olives, but it’s actually serpentine.
A pile of petite nuggets of natural Arizona turquoise
Malachite heart pendants, ready to pop on your favorite chain