With over fifteen years of retail experience, ZRS Fossils and Gifts operates a brick and mortar fossil, mineral and crystal retail store located in the popular and eclectic Lyn-Lake neighborhood of Minneapolis. In addition to offering the Twin Cities? largest selection of ?Unique Treasures from the Earth?, ZRS operates a fully-equipped Studio-Lab classroom - providing educational training in the lapidary arts and crystal energy healing.
Paleontologist-owned and operated, ZRS also.. participates with a variety of exhibitions and events around the United States and Europe. For individuals interested in hands-on, educational collecting experiences, ZRS offers a series of ZRS Guided Fieldtrips throughout the country and around the world as well.
PRODUCTS: Vast array of fossils, crystals, minerals, stone sculptures, lapidary equipment and supplies, amethyst/citrine cathedrals, cabochons, gemstone carvings, huge tumbled stone selection, metaphysical stone energy books/supplies, introductory educational kits, spectacular collector?s pieces, fossil tabletops and aesthetic home/office d?cor items, meteorites, plus an incredible assortment of unique handcrafted jewelry.
SPECIAL SERVICES: Mineral and fossil identification and/or preparation services by in-house paleontologist. In-house ZRS Studio-Lab offers a wide range of educational classes focused on lapidary skills, silver and goldsmithing, jewelry creation, fossil identification and preparation, mineral identification, along with an expansive series of metaphysical stone energy classes and special related presentations. Field collecting experiences available for adults and families with children through a series of ZRS Guided Fieldtrips to a variety of local, national and overseas locales. ZRS also works with various educational classrooms, Scout and 4-H groups, providing both materials and information. Also offered are focused birthday parties, consignment opportunities, insurance and appraisals.