The Princess Sodalite Mine Rock Shop has been a unique shopping experience to all visiting Canada's Mineral Capital, Bancroft for many years. The ever changing selection of beginner to museum quality local and world wide minerals along with the expanding selection of fossil specimens available keep collectors returning annually to add to their collections. The mine continues to produce an abundance of Sodalite in all quantities from collector specimens to large garden pieces.
The "Princess Collection", our unique selection of sterling silver jewellery crafted exclusively for the Princess Sodalite Mine Rock Shop using the Sodalite from this mine, is greatly expanding with the addition of another two silversmiths. Come check it out along with the many other varieties of stone in silver jewellery.
If gifts items are what you're looking for, we continue to carry the customer favourites. Candle holders, bookends, wind chimes and stone carvings along with decorative minerals and large slices of various attractive stones that will add that unique touch to any home or cottage.
As the worlds understanding and knowledge grow where alternative healing and the metaphysical are concerned so does our self named Healy Feely Section. What started out with a few crystals and a Chakra kit years ago has now begun to take over the store. Pendulums, wands, spheres, geometric shaped crystals, Introduction to Alternative Healing kits, crystal singing bowls, drums, sage, feather wands, abalone shells and candle singing bowls made on site are just some of the things you will see when you visit us. Don't forget to check out our metaphysical wall, here you will find nearly a hundred pre bagged tumbled stones with a label describing their metaphysical abilities. We make it our ongoing quest to search out the new and latest healing crystals.
The Rock Farm, a must visit for collectors young and old, has new crops added this season to give collectors new pickings. What's new ...well that's the fun part, you have to visit to see for yourself.
What is the Rock Farm?
This is an area, on the property, where we constantly plant tailings from the Princess Sodalite Mine along with truck loads of materials from local mines, quarries, collectors and world wide localities. There are almost 100 different varieties to choose from. We supply collecting pails only, you are welcome to bring your own rock picks, crack hammers and chisels. The most important requirement is footwear. COMPLETELY ENCLOSED FOOTWEAR IS REQUIRED. No sandals, flip-flops, crocks or any footwear that is not completely enclosed will be allowed. NO EXCEPTIONS. The Rock Farm is open daily from 10.00am till 4.30pm, 30 minutes before the rock shop closes. What is the cost? There is no entry fee, the cost to take home your treasures is $1.50 per pound plus HST, whatever the variety or size of the material.
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