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Stories in Stones

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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WOW. WOW. WOW

Went here with our two granddaughters who are dedicated rock hounds. Spent a couple of hours... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Farmerhouse
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Murrieta, California
via mobile
Gargantuan Inventory!

I've not been in any other rock shop with an inventory as large as Stories in Stones. Items range... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Bruce H
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Bakersfield, California
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We sell fossils, minerals, jewelry and anything to do with the earth sciences. We also have a earth science learning center for educational programs by appointment. We have been in business since 1974 most of those years here in the Sierra Nevada...more
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1249 S Main St, Angels Camp, CA 95222-0578
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Went here with our two granddaughters who are dedicated rock hounds. Spent a couple of hours looking everything over. The back room was amazing and each girl found a special souvenir. We were going back on Saturday for another look around but they were closedūüė©disappointed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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pamelas80, Owner at Stories in Stones, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Hi, We are so pleased that you enjoy our store and found some treasures! We sorry that you came on Saturday not knowing that we are closed on Saturday and Wednesday. Look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Pam & Russ

Reviewed July 7, 2018

I've not been in any other rock shop with an inventory as large as Stories in Stones. Items range from unpolished slabs and mineral samples to polished pieces and jewelry. Definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in stones ranging from rough to fineshed products.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

While passing through the area on vacation, we decided to stop in Angels Camp. We had our teens read "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" while we were driving, stopped at the visitors center, and took a walk down the street looking at the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We stopped in at this store thinking it would just be a small rock store. It turned out to be the coolest place downtown! They have a million cool gems and crystals that were so much cheaper than I expected (we bought three) but then...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

The Owners are so very sweet and super knowlegable....You walk in and your made to feel like family! Cant express enough how awesome this couple is.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 28, 2017

My friend brought me to this shop recently to show me how gem packed the shop is. The owners are locals, they are experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. My friend and I got two rocks that you can have cut yourself, the guy told us...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

Don't both with other rock shops! This is the one! They are truly the "ROCK" stars of not only Angel's Camp, but also of the entire Northern California area! Go and take some time to peruse! They ROCK!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank we2luv2travelglobal
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Love this place, there is so much to see. Good gifts if the someone you are buying for like anything nature related.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank sox10str
Reviewed January 14, 2017

Another must go in Angels Camp is this place...if you like rocks. Very impressive store that features various types of beautiful and collectable rocks. However, if you want to really go away impressed, meet the owner who will tell you stories of his travels and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fossils, rocks, minerals, etc. can be found in this one of a kind shop! The owners travel all over the world collecting their merchandise. Items are for sale but the real "jewel" in the shop is the owner and his willingness to share his knowledge....More

Date of experience: September 2016
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