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Have you ever noticed that the rocks at the beach or on a river bed are much smoother than rocks you find by the side of the road? Why do you think that is? Nature polishes rocks by using water and other rocks.

In fact, sand is just rocks that have been broken up and polished into tiny grains that we don’t even recognize as rocks anymore! This process is called erosion.

Erosion is the natural process of something breaking down over time. By tumbling rocks with water and grit, we create a controlled erosion process.

Rock tumblers transforms drab rocks into beautiful gem-like stones polished to a high-luster shine! Polished rocks make great collections and jewelry.

Rock tumbling kits are popular gift items for kids and adults, since they have everything needed to get started. Kits include a tumbler, tumbling rock mix (including semi-precious stones), and polishing grit.

Lortone tumblers have patented rubber barrels and yield professional results. HST's own rock tumblers give similar results for less and have a 1-year warranty. Refill supplies are also available.

To learn how rock tumblers work, check out our article: How To Polish Rocks.