Here is an older cabochon of Willow Creek Jasper from Idaho. This is the brecciated type that has a purple color to it but is still rather an earth tone jasper. A nice simple freeform shape and polished on both sides. Please note there is a small chip in this piece you can see in the photographs.
Visit my Sold cabochon Gallery to see past opals I have cut. You will find other examples of materials, shapes, sizes, colors, and in general see my work there. Some stones date back over 15 years in there. I don’t show everything I cut, just the ones I really liked over the years. Please let me know if you have any questions about those materials.
Its also important to visit your local rockclub if you have one near by. Its a great place to start if you are new to gems and minerals. Thank you.