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A great rock shop!

My mother in law is a “rock hound”. We knew that she would love the rock shop. It’s very well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bandie101
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Mesa, Arizona
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Wide selection not just of rocks

Im not a rock guy but it was the only place open Sunday morning so 4 of us stopped in. I thought... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
sccrref
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Tucson,Az
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1019 N Main St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-3538
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mother in law is a “rock hound”. We knew that she would love the rock shop. It’s very well organized with rocks and minerals labeled She loved every moment we were there. The couple ( and their sweet little dogs) are very friendly and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bandie101
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Im not a rock guy but it was the only place open Sunday morning so 4 of us stopped in. I thought they had a nice selection of rocks and rock related things plus misc yard art. My wife and I bought the attached pic...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sccrref
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This is a very complete rock shop with knowledgeable owners. And they have all the equipment you might need to do your own rock hunting, polishing, or jewelry making. The only caveat is that they are a but too expensive.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 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!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Al H
Reviewed June 21, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank EbMnWS17
Reviewed March 29, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Ann W
Reviewed March 14, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed January 24, 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.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank ashleyhum
Reviewed January 10, 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!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Cory P
Reviewed October 30, 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dan C
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