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Sandsave

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Turitellas
« on: December 17, 2018, 07:11:40 PM »

Here’s a couple turitellas Xmas presents. First one 2 1/2” the 2nd 4”
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2018, 07:15:01 PM »

 Extraordinary ! The best use of this rough.
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2018, 09:45:50 PM »

Very cool.
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2018, 03:15:04 AM »

The Turitella really emphasize the 3 D aspect of a sphere.  I know spheres are neat but this one is mega-neat at least through the eyes of a lover of natures idea of symmetry and contours. 
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2018, 05:40:26 AM »

Agreed.  Turitella spheres really show off the fossil shells extremely well and you get a great view of them all.  Those 2 are sweet!
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2018, 09:08:09 AM »

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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2018, 09:41:12 AM »

Great work on these!  I'll need to add this to the list of future spheres.  I really the combination of the fossil and sphere; as others adeptly state it provides for the perfect medium in 3D.
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2018, 06:30:28 AM »

Top 5 for sure Jay!!!   Sorry but headed to Q and 15 miles from home a guy smashed into the back of my travel trailer. So I won't be at Q this year ...
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2019, 01:59:57 PM »

Well I started on my preform, likely will come in shy of 3".  I am impressed you got a 4" sphere out of your stock.  While I always have hope, I don't think my rough will compare to the sweet pieces you had worked with.
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Re: Turitellas
« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2019, 05:55:40 AM »

I love turritella but it's so harhard to get a decent slab out of the rough. That is a excellant sphere!!!
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