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What do you do with the rocks you collect? Some people work it!
Lapidary arts have been around for hundreds of years - from working sandstones in Egypt, to marble for sculptures, and carving gemstones for jewelry.
Here is a selection of eggs, spheres, pillars and pyramids created out of agates, jaspers, gemstones, onyx and marble.
Spheres and eggs require a special machine with two or three grinding heads to wear down the edges of the rock to form the smooth polished spheres.