Sand Dollar Fossil

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Sand Dollar Fossil

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Beautiful little sand dollar treasure, just as described, thank you

Lori D. (Washington)

OriginMadagascar
PolishShiny & Smooth
QualityB (quality chart)
ShapeNatural
ColorBrown
TransparencyOpaque
Average Size1 in / 2.5 cm (size chart)
Average Weight0.3 oz / 8 g / 40 carats

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Ethically Sourced

Sand Dollar Fossil from Madagascar

When we know better, we do better. Ethical sourcing is a constantly evolving process. If the original sourcing for the stone still passes Moonrise Crystals’ current standards, it will be restocked as soon as possible. If the original sourcing is no longer acceptable, it will be restocked when/if a better supplier can be found.

This Sand Dollar Fossil comes from artisanal miners in Sakaraha, Madagascar. Artisanal fossil mining is largely unregulated, but typically has a low environmental impact and would be relatively low risk for miners.

This lapidary hand polishes stones in Antananarivo, Madagascar. It is a woman-owned and family-run business. Factory workers have safe conditions and are paid fairly. The lapidary sells primarily at one major gem show in the United States. Every year the lapidary takes on a major charity project at a rural school. Previous projects have included installing bathrooms, creating a playground, and building a sunshelter for parents.

I first met the owner of the lapidary at the 2006 Gem and Mineral show in Tucson, Arizona. At that time I was working for a crystal shop in Utah and was at Tucson primarily as a “pack mule” to help carry all the stones. It was generally agreed by our crew that the “Madagascar” tent contained the most beautiful stones in the entire show.

In 2014, I embarked on my first buying trip for Moonrise Crystals. The company I knew of only as “Madagascar” was the one company I was most determined to find and buy from. This lapidary company only sells at a handful of major gem shows. The only time they are in the USA is for the Tucson Gem Show. During the rest of the year, the lapidary hand polishes their stock and also does charity work in their local community. They continue to offer some of the most beautiful tumbled stones in the industry and are among my favorite suppliers.

In 2019, Moonrise Crystals and the Madagascar lapidary company joined together to financially support a rural school in Madagascar. In 2022, we plan to build a library with books in Malagassi and French.

Sand Dollar Fossil Healing, Mineralogy, and History

Published July 2015  •  Updated February 2024  •  Read Time: 6 minutes
Sand Dollars are the shell of an irregular sea urchin.  These marine creatures live in shallow ocean water and the shells will sometimes wash up on shore.  Occasionally the shells will be covered up and eventually transform into a fossil.  Energetically, they combine the essence of all fossils with the lore of Sand Dollars.  They evoke both land and water, lost civilizations and mermaids, religious ideals as well as the hope for money and prosperity.  Sand Dollar Fossils come in almost 50 different species varieties.  The majority of those sold on the market come from France, Madagascar, Morocco and the United States. […]

Tumbled Sand Dollar Fossil

What You’ll Receive: 1 Stone - 100% natural Sand Dollar Fossil

Selection Process: The stone I select for you will be carefully chosen for its beauty and appeal. If combined with other stones, I always take time to choose stones that look and feel good together.

Polishing Method: Polished by hand, one stone at a time. Each stone is unique and minor variations are what makes them beautiful.

Taking Care of Your Healing Crystals

  • Crystals Sturdy For Pocket

    This stone is sturdy enough to be carried daily.

  • Crystals Keep In Shade

    Keep it in the shade to protect its colour.

  • Crystals Safe In Elixir

    This stone is safe to use in direct-infusion elixirs.

34 reviews for Sand Dollar Fossil

  1. Lori D. (Washington)

    Beautiful little sand dollar treasure, just as described, thank you

  2. Lori D (Washington)

    Thank you , the sand dollar fossil arrived today it is beautiful

  3. Simeon S. (Nebraska) (verified owner)

    Beautiful Sand Dollar Fossil. I love it. I love ordering from Julie. She ships quickly and securely. She always sends a nice, personal message for each order placed. She also always includes a gift of delicious tea. Thank you very much.

  4. Madeline M (Pennyslvania) (verified owner)

    thank you for the gorgeous stones–I love them all so much, so very very much! They are just stunning, and my friend is going to love them

  5. Emily J. (North Carolina) (verified owner)

    A beautiful fossil that arrived very quickly. I really appreciate that this shop only sells ethically sourced items, and the shop owner has been super helpful in her communications. Will be back for sure!

  6. Aimee B. (Texas) (verified owner)

    Great seller! Super fast shipping! A++. Thanks!

  7. Karel D. (Germany) (verified owner)

    I received the sand dollar fossil last Friday. It is a wonderful stone. It has a lovely harmonious and peaceful vibration. It’s like as if it says: “I just àm, I am provided for, and I expand in wondrous and joyful ways”. Love its color, its design and the incredible fine details of the design. Definitely one of my favorite stones in my collection :-)

  8. Kate P. (Washington) (verified owner)

    Another perfect gift! My friend loves her sand dollar!! Blessings Julie! Thank you!

  9. Jennifer S. (Colorado) (verified owner)

    The sand dollar is adorable! I don’t think I’ve seen one this size. I love the markings, and it is the perfect size to fit in my hand. Now to see if it brings me good luck!

  10. Stephanie G. (Texas) (verified owner)

    Purchased this as a gift. He loved it. Thank you so much.

  11. Emily G. (Virginia) (verified owner)

    This was a gift for my Father. I think the meaning behind this makes it a good gift for people who are always in analytical mode. He likes it and is carrying it with him. : )

  12. Carrie X. (Washington) (verified owner)

    Every time and Every stone arrives in a very timely fashion and Beautifully and Carefully packaged. I Definitely recommend this seller!
    Thank you very much,

  13. Amanda S. (Canada) (verified owner)

    Adorable little sand dollar fossil

  14. Michelle V. (Georgia) (verified owner)

    A+ exquisite, thanks

  15. Amanda S. (Canada) (verified owner)

    I wanted you to know I love my crystals! Thank you! The best I’ve purchased online for sure Nice tea too.

  16. Shelley C. (Minnesota) (verified owner)

    perfect! Thanks! adorable!! Fast delivery!!

  17. Mary T. (Virignia) (verified owner)

    Beautiful stone. Accurately describe. Customer service is superb

  18. Gary S. (Hawaii) (verified owner)

    Quick shipping. A very nice stone! I am very satisfied and I recommend this item and this shop.

  19. Karen W. (Texas) (verified owner)

    I placed a special order for some crystals with Julie for my niece who graduated with a BSc. in Marine Biology. Julie was so responsive and helpful in creating a beautiful and unique collection for my niece. She even went out to the ocean to see what “gift” the ocean would provide and sent along a lovely piece of coral as well. Julie is very knowledgeable and the crystals are gorgeous – with most included that I would not have thought of! She also put in detailed descriptions of each crystal. You cannot go wrong! Julie is so passionate about her work and it shows from every angle! Thank you, Julie for your kindness, thoroughness and patience — and for your huge collection of amazing crystals!

  20. Rosalinda K. (New Jersey) (verified owner)

    Great delivery, item and service. 5 Star Seller! Thanks!

  21. Brooke K. (California) (verified owner)

    Thank you so much! Wow, the stones have such a strong energy. Thanks again & I’ll be back soon. :)

  22. Lauren C. (New Jersey) (verified owner)

    I love everything I get from julie, it’s always a treat getting mail from her shop :)

  23. Jenny C. (California) (verified owner)

    Perfect. And a wonderful and very sweet seller :) thank you for your thoughtful words. Shipped very quickly and is exactly what I’d hoped. Thank you!

  24. Jenny C. (California) (verified owner)

    Perfect. And a wonderful and very sweet seller :) thank you for your thoughtful words. Shipped very quickly and is exactly what I’d hoped. Thank you!

  25. Ann R. (Indiana) (verified owner)

    I have never seen this-how cool!

  26. Milan Z. (Serbia) (verified owner)

    Wonderul tumbled stones! Really special one.

  27. Patricia T. (Ohio) (verified owner)

    This is so cool! Like being able to hold a part of the sea whenever you want! Live this shop!

  28. Dorothy B. (Pennsylvania) (verified owner)

    (: AWSOME SELLER!! 100%, Speedy Fast shipping. Thanks Have A Great Weekend. :)

  29. Kristina B. (Missouri) (verified owner)

    It got here quick….and all were in perfect condition. So pretty and with a nice warming energy~

  30. Tiffany J. (Tennessee) (verified owner)

    The crystals are absolutely beautiful! Fast delivery and an excellent seller!

  31. Rachel C. (New Hampshire) (verified owner)

    Its a very peacefull stone .Has a calming effect on the hands,

  32. Krista H. (Washington) (verified owner)

    Love it everything was great. A very kind and friendly seller and beautiful crystals. Will be back for more

  33. Michele M. (Florida) (verified owner)

    Great experience.

  34. Alma H. (Arizona) (verified owner)

    nice pieces

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