About Us

Enter the Earth is a purveyor of fine rocks, minerals, and fossils based out of Asheville, North Carolina and Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar.  We are one of the largest direct importers of stones from the island.  Our retail store opened in 2002 and we began selling wholesale in 2004.

Online Catalog

A username and password are required to access our online catalog.  Please click below to fill out an online application.  Domestic customers must attach a scan or photo of your state issued resale certificate. A federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) is insufficient.  Please check out our FAQ to see the paperwork requirements for your state.

There is a $350.00 minimum for wholesale mail orders.

UPDATE: Wholesale mail orders from our Asheville, North Carolina warehouse will be temporarily unavailable from January 14th, 2022 until February 8th, 2022 while our crew is away setting up, vending, and tearing down at the Tucson gem show.  Unfortunately, mail orders are not available from our Arizona location.

Asheville, NC Wholesale Warehouse

Our main ~17,000 sq. ft. warehouse is located just outside of downtown Asheville, North Carolina.  It is open by appointment only.  Qualified wholesale customers may schedule a visit Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Call 828-318-8607 to check for availability.  Walk-in appointments are discouraged since the warehouse closes periodically when our crew is away at gem shows.  Mail orders are available all year long.

Face coverings are currently required by local mandate regardless of your vaccination status.  Customers unable to wear one can place a curbside pick up or mail order through Stephanie Henry the warehouse manager at stephanie@entertheearth.com.

There is a $100.00 minimum at our North Carolina warehouse.

UPDATE: Our Asheville, North Carolina location will be closed from January 20th, 2022 until February 8th, 2022 while our crew is away setting up, vending, and tearing down at the Tucson gem show.  Appointments are not available during this time.  Please check our calendar for additional updates.

Tucson, AZ Wholesale Warehouse

Unfortunately, our ~10,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Tucson, Arizona is not currently open year round.  Qualified wholesale customers are welcome to visit us during scheduled events like our open house during the gem show.  Please check out our calendar for more information like our address, hours, and resale paperwork requirements to visit.

Face coverings are currently required by local mandate regardless of your vaccination status.  Customers unable to wear one can place a curbside pick up order through Stephanie Henry the warehouse manager at stephanie@entertheearth.com.

Mail orders are not available from this location.  We have a $50.00 minimum on credit card sales at our Tucson location.

Gem Show Calendar

Enter the Earth began by vending at music festivals and we continue to sell at gems shows across the country.  While some events are wholesale only, others are open to the general public.  Please click below to see our upcoming rock tour calendar.

Fossil Map

Looking for the ages, localities, and known genera of our ammonites?  Please click below to learn more about our fossils.

Mining Practices and Charitable Giving

Enter the Earth operates the Ocean JasperTM mines in northwestern Madagascar and has a factory in the capital city Antananarivo.  Please click below to read more about our mining and factory safety practices and charitable giving.

Flat and Fold Up Instructions

Are you new to assembling mineral flats and fold up specimen boxes?  Please click below for our online instructions.

Product Descriptions

Looking for background information on a rock, mineral, or fossil that you are unfamiliar with?  Click below to check out our product descriptions page.  You can also use it to navigate our wholesale catalog by an alphabetical A-Z list.

Asheville, NC Retail Store

Are you a retail customer?  Our store is located inside the historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville, North Carolina.  Please click below for more information or to shop with us online.

Blog

Both our Office for Geological Research and Metaphysical Department regularly blog about both scientific and spiritual topics.  Pease click below to read their articles.

Wholesale Website Update

We are currently in the process of overhauling our entire wholesale website.  Thank you for your understanding.  We recently improved the usability of the pricing sheets and added sizing guides to each page.  Next we are beginning an update of all our stock photos.