While employees are modifying hours and work locations to do our best to continue serving our clients, the gallery is closed to visitors for the foreseeable future.

We moved in late 2017. If you haven't been to visit us since we left our Arapaho Road address, contact us via e-mail, the form at the bottom of this page, or phone for our new address. We do not publish our address.

The Arkenstone is always happy to welcome visitors to our galleries in Dallas, Texas or Shanghai, China or work with customers on consulting, photography, or custom base-making. For general inquiries, please contact

Dallas Gallery
China Gallery
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Dallas Gallery

While employees are modifying hours and work locations to do our best to continue serving our clients, the gallery is closed to visitors for the foreseeable future.

We welcome visitors to sales floor by appointment only. The Dallas Gallery also is home to our corporate offices, photography studios, and base-making lab.

Please contact us at to schedule a private appointment.

Our mailing address is:
The Arkenstone
PO Box 830460
Richardson, TX 75083

You may also reach us by phone during normal business hours at (972) 437-2492, but e-mail is generally the quickest way to reach us as we travel frequently.

Please note: We are a private sales gallery and showroom, not a museum. We do not charge admission fees, but due to regular business operations, we are not open to walk-in visitors and our availability may be limited. Please reach out if you would like to schedule a private appointment.

China Locations

We currently have several exhibits set up in China, including Shanghai and Guilin. These are public exhibits, so if you're traveling in China and would like to visit, please let us know! is the premiere online mineral and gemstone auction site run by The Arkenstone,

Our and sites are run by different staff. Please visit the site for contact details.

Ilvaite mineral specimen from Inner Mongolia, China on a clear lucite base. This piece could not be displayed without the custom lucite base created by The Arkenstone. Contact us for ordering information.

Custom Base Making

Our custom base-making lab can make lucite bases for your fine mineral specimens to ensure that your favorite pieces are safely and aesthetically displayed. Each base is tailor-made by hand to fit your specimens in our fully-equipped lab.

Custom engraving is included. For pricing, ordering, or volume discount requests, contact

Other Inquiries

For other questions or comments, please contact us at

Need collection consulting assistance? We're always available to help!
Looking for permission to use our images? In most situations, we're happy to provide images for your use. Just ask us first!
Want to know where else you can find our fine minerals on exhibit? They're across the globe, and we'll be happy to tell you where.


We're always looking to make your web experience better. If you're having difficulties with any portion of the site, or if you have content suggestions, don't hesitate to let us know how we can improve. You can contact us by using the form below. Our gallery is open by appointment only, as we travel often and need to ensure we have sales staff available to show you around.

Please note: We do not appraise specimens based on photos or videos sent to us online. On a very limited basis, we will appraise specimens for a fee that we are able to see and hold in person.