Rock Shop Services
We can cut, polish, cab and do specialized lapidary work in many areas. Currently we do not drill. Lapidary services start at $12.00 per cut and are quoted in-store.
Custom Bead Work
Along with selling hundreds of stone bead strands we can custom build bracelets, earrings, and necklaces from stone beads to fit any need. Repair work on beaded jewelry is also availible. Starting at $10.00.
Apprasial & Identification
We identify rocks for free if you bring in 10 or less at a time and call ahead to make sure someone is availible to identify (801-355-7952). Aprasials start at $75.00 per hour with a 1 hour minimum. For more information or to talk to Rick about scheduling a time to identify or apraise your collection please call us at 801-355-7952.
Rockpit Lapidary Workroom
We have an open workroom where we invite other rock hounds to come use our equipment, participate in lapidary classes, and create their own stone projects! In order to use our work room you must first take the Lapidary Orientation class which teaches lapidary safety, the basics on each machine and more. This class is required to use ANY lapidary equipment at Rockpick Legend Co or in the Rockpit Lapidary Workroom. The Rockpick Lapidary Workroom can be used for an hourly cost. Find out more at www.rockpitlapidary.com
This free library is open and available during rock shop hours. With over 500 books about geology, lapidary, mineralogy, paleontology, fossil and mineral identification, jewelry inspiration, jewelry making guides, and children’s books! These books are free to read, we do not check them out of the rock shop. Couches, chairs and table in the library. Read more about the library on our blog…
Presentations & Tours For Scouts & School Groups
We are proud to offer presentations and tours for scouts, school groups, and parties. This presentation takes approx. 1 hour and covers topics such as what is a rock, what is a minerals, and what does a geologist do. Presentations are $5.00 per child and they will leave with a booklet and polished piece of Coprolite. Call 801-355-7952 to schedule. Note: we ask for 72 hour notice when scheduling so that we can arrange for proper staffing.
Classes & Tours
We host a huge variety of classes, such as silver smithing, wire wrapping, chain mail, viking knitting, bead work, mineral identification, mineral cleaning, and more! To see our current class schedule go here. We also offer rock hounding expeditions onto private claim sites. For a current schedule of all the rock hounding adventures coming up please see our tours page here. Note: Guided rock hounding tours run April through October.
Yes we come out to classrooms along the Wasatch Front to present a full geology lesson! These hand's on visits are FREE for school teachers and facalty. Each presentation is limited to 2 classrooms or approx 60-70 students, and lasts about an hour (depending on questions). We will bring with us rock kits and supplies for teachers at a discounted price if teachers wish to continue the rock and mineral lessons after we leave. Call Adrienne at 801.355.7952 or e-mail her HERE to schedule a classroom visit today.
Scout & Homeschool Group Presentations
We are happy to announce that we have re-started our program to help scouts and homeschool groups learn about geology, rocks, minerals, and fossils and more. Now you can schedule a full presentation with one of the staff memebers at Rockpick Legend Co. to come tour the shop, see our museum and spend approx. 1 hour learning all about geology. The tours cost just $5.00 per child and include a tumbled piece of Coprolite and booklet on rocks and mienrals for each child to take home. Call 801.355.7952 or e-mail us HERE to book your group now.
Birthday Parties at The Rock Shop
Want to host a totally rockin' party? We have several packages for birthday parties including:
- All About Rocks & Minerals
- Pet Rocks & Geodes
- Jewelry Making with Tumbled Stones
- All About Dinosaurs & Fossil
Each party includes a lesson about the selected topic, hands on entertainment, and birthday favors to take home! We offer birthday parties for 3-15 children. Plus you can bring your own cake, treats, and gifts! Call 801.355.7925 to arrange your party.
Custome Created Jewelry
Found a stone you'd love to wear? We can take most stones (some are not sterdy enough or cabable of being warn safely) cut and polish them into designer freeform cabochons and set into sterling silver. Once cut and polished we will create a one-of-a-kind pendant, brooch, pair of earrings, or bangle all from your stone! Come see us with your stone(s) for a quote and to get an idea of what we could do for you!