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Jim & Ellen's Rock Shop

1019 N Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-3538
+1 928-649-1938
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Pricey Finished Stones

Purchased a piece of malachite polished. $185. Got home and found out the value was about $59.00... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Al H
Excited To Find A New Rock Shop, But Disappointed

We were on our way to Clarksdale to ride the Verde Canyon Railroad and stopped in Jim & Ellen's... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
EbMnWS17
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
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“great rock” (2 reviews)
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LOCATION
1019 N Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-3538
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+1 928-649-1938
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Purchased a piece of malachite polished. $185. Got home and found out the value was about $59.00! This cute little couple charged us about 3 to 5 times the actual highest retail price I could find. My jeweler said I was definitely taken. Buyer beware!!!

1  Thank Al H
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were on our way to Clarksdale to ride the Verde Canyon Railroad and stopped in Jim & Ellen's Rock Shop. Greeted by a friendly dog. Owners weren't interested in us at all, only in their own conversation with each other. Jim brought out some...More

1  Thank EbMnWS17
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were on a rock hunting trip through Arizona and even stopped in Quartzsite. This is a must go to rock store for an experienced collector to a beginner. Rocks/slabs are labeled and owners provide a written descriptions. I purchased some beautiful cabochons. Ellen was...More

Thank Ann W
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I had visited a few other rock stores while visiting Sedona and they all were the same. Some nice rocks but limited selection and high tourist town prices. Jim & Ellen's Rock Shop was different. It had a very large selection but...More

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Okay selection. Only rock shop around. Owners weren't friendly or helpful. Went to purchase some local things and find out about local area and they were just not interested in helping, or even being cordial.

1  Thank ashleyhum
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

TONS of different types of rocks and gems, a fair selection of nice jewelry, and a fun selection of chotchkies, all at pretty reasonable prices. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Definitely worth you time to stop in and poke around!

Thank Cory P
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Offers a huge selection of just about anything, including rare fossils, that has been dug from the earth. Prices are reasonable, and many items come with printed histories. A must-see place if you're in Old Cottonwood.

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you (or anyone in your family) loves rocks and gems this is the place for you. My husband and I meandered through Jim & Ellens for quite a while enjoying the unique rocks, minerals, crystals, gems and crafts. It was so much fun and...More

Thank Darielle A
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

If you read my stuff, then you know I'm about having fun on a cheap budget. Sedona is nice and a beautiful place, but if you want a bargin and selection, then the Cottonwood area is the place to go. The prices are way cheaper...More

Thank Ronatringside
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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Yes, Museum is a good description. Jim & Ellen were friendly & helpful ~ happy to be among their mega-collection of hundreds of varieties of rocks. So much to see in this huge space, all organized / labeled / arranged on shelves. A nice interesting...More

Thank ChanEvan
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