FREE UK DELIVERY!

Latest Arrivals Of Cleoniceras Sutured Ammonites

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 23:55:22 Europe/London

sutured ammonite from madagascar blog

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By Benjamin Allison

A Close Look At A Rare Dinosaur Nest Of 12 Oviraptor Eggs

Friday, 9 February 2018 14:53:27 Europe/London

Oviraptor nest of 12 eggs for sale

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By Benjamin Allison

The Life Of Coleoids In Our Oceans Past And Present

Thursday, 8 February 2018 10:21:53 Europe/London

A fascinating insight as Melvyn Bragg discusses on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'In Our Time' the life of coleoids, from the ancient extinct ammonites through to the surviving extant nautiloids, along with cuttlefish, squids and octopi, the oceans great survivors...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Ammonoids And Nautiloids

Monday, 15 January 2018 16:58:24 Europe/London

In this post, we feature some of our latest discoveries and some old favourites from our own personal collections which have recently been surmounted to exhibit all the best attributions of the ammonoids and nautiloids unearthed in Moroccan, North Africa.

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

New Fossil Collection Includes 20% OFF Everything

Friday, 29 December 2017 00:12:20 Europe/London

new fossil collections 2018

Welcome 2018 and here we have our latest fossil collections we have curated for your interiors from The Fossil Store...

 
Read More
Comments | Posted in Sales Fossils By Benjamin Allison

Holzmaden Fossil Ammonites

Thursday, 17 August 2017 13:22:16 Europe/London

holzmaden ammonite fossil plate for interior display

Holzmaden Seironcrinus subangularis crinoids are sold around the world for ever-increasing prices. The dramatically preserved and finely elegant fossil sea lilies, as they are often referred to, have in the last decade been eagerly sort after by collectors, interior decorators, and museums. So why are they so sort after, in this journal we briefly discuss the history, popularity, and interest as investment fossils...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Latest Discoveries of Theropod Dinosaur Claws

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 15:18:00 Europe/London

Theropod dinosaur discoveries

Morocco has revealed its wonderful natural history over the last few decades, the team at The Fossil Store have made great discoveries and always strived to discover and attain exceptional dinosaur fossils. We have recently listed the best of our selection of the rare and extinct fossil teeth and claws of the Dromaeosaurids of the Western Sahara...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Extinct Cow Shark

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 12:58:00 Europe/London

Morocco has revealed wonderful natural history over the last few decades, our team at The Fossil Store have made great inroads striving to discover and attain exceptional fossil finds of the sharks of Morocco. We have recently listed the best of our selection of the rare and extinct fossil Cow shark teeth of the six gill blunt nosed shark...

Read More
Tags:
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Prehistoric Megalodon Sharks

Monday, 23 January 2017 15:27:00 Europe/London

megalodon fossil shark teeth for sale

My element, oxygenated water courses between my interlocked dermal scales as they navigate my movements into the unknown, this is my home and there are no limits, only my size, 16 meters and 50+ tons. Nothing can stop me and my hunger is growing whilst my teeth impatiently wait...

Read More
Comments | Posted in PR Fossils By The Fossil Store

Fossil Sarcosuchus Crocodiles

Sunday, 22 January 2017 19:45:00 Europe/London

crocodile article

We have recently listed some amazing crocodile fossils among which is a highly important Sarcosuchus jaw element. This consists of 24 teeth in a three dimensional Sarcosuchus imperator Crocodile Jaw discovered in the Cretaceous layers often referred to as...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Creation Of The Crinoid Lily

Monday, 31 October 2016 12:30:00 Europe/London

sea lily fossils for sale

Crinoidea, Camerata, Crinoids were ancient marine dwellers which have inspired palaeontologist, film directors, documentaries and the articles relating to magazines such as the 'National Geographic'. Covering information relating to the sub specie, almost an undetermined...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Interiors Fossils By The Fossil Store

Fossil Mosasaurus Uncovered

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 10:04:00 Europe/London

Prognathodon jaws in original fossil bed matrix

Mosasaurs, the stuff of legend, fossil bones were first discovered in Maastricht, they were believed to be from mythical fire breathing dragons. Today we view them as the ultimate terrors of the late Cretaceous period, a marine hunting reptile scouring prehistoric warm shallow seas...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

The Evolution Of Birds

Monday, 24 October 2016 12:53:00 Europe/London

flying reptiles

The evolution of birds is a debate that continues to intrigue the palaeotological community. Evidence in the fossil record of flying creatures is continually increasing, Pterosaurs and toothless or false tooth birds and their connections to our modern Avifauna is part of a passion for knowledge...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

The Dinosaur Hunt

Saturday, 22 October 2016 22:24:00 Europe/London

The Dinosaur hunt

Welcome to the Dinosaur hunt, It all begins here, intrigued by the unknown with an unquantifiable amount of preliminary research, preparation and planning, building up to that moment in the field, the sun relentlessly beating down while contemplating the possibilities...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Expeditions Fossils By The Fossil Store

Trilobites In The Autumn Sale

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 13:02:31 Europe/London

fossil trilobite Tuesday offers

On Trilobite Tuesday we have some specially updated prehistoric aliens in store for you, our sale features recently updated spiny trilobite invertebrate fossil specimens, check out these offers from our SALE section from our menu and see the latest fossil trilobites on offer today...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Sales Fossils By The Fossil Store

The Trilobites Beauty Impressions

Thursday, 13 October 2016 07:03:00 Europe/London

fossil trilobites for interiors

Aliens from our past are now in our midst, these little bug like arthropods filled the ancient sea floor from the Cambrian period some 550 million years ago to the Permian period around 250 million years ago. Humans have been upright and doing their thing for maybe 6 million years...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Fossil Statements For Interiors

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 15:31:00 Europe/London

fossils statements for interiors

Introducing a selected range of our latest discoveries, a classic range curated fossils from around the globe which we are delighted to offer including our new fossil finds presented on classically stylish bronze plinths which we feel create a perfect statement object for your fine interior...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus Fossil

Sunday, 9 October 2016 10:00:00 Europe/London

fossil dinosaurs for interiors

A Spinosaurus aegypticus story discovered in the Red Sandstone of Morocco unfolding at The Fossil Store, this is our latest fossil find of battling dinosaurs from the Cretaceus of North Africa, here we analyse the struggle which led to the demise of the theropd dinosaur...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

The Big Picture

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 14:19:31 Europe/London

Excavating and preparing fossils

Let us take you on a brief sojourn around the byways of North Africa, meet our friends and colleagues, rummage around sandy sink holes, pack and ship the finds and finally erect from the phoenix mix art forms from nature which is intriguing, strikes accord and delights. Our snippet of life and work in the Western Sahara with friends...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Expeditions Fossils By The Fossil Store

Survival Of The Crocodile!

Monday, 11 July 2016 19:11:35 Europe/London

awesome crocodiles are still here

It's incredible to think, millions of years ago, crocodiles such as the Dyrosaurus's we're swimming the lagoons and waters, waddling out onto the land and walking with dinosaurs like Spinosaurus. If these fossil leviathans of prehistory could talk to us, the story passed down from their ancestors that crawled in and out of the murky brine. According to a...

Read More
Tags:
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Fossil Interiors - The Wall

Sunday, 10 July 2016 18:08:33 Europe/London

Interior fossil selections

Welcome to 'The Wall'! We are starting new projects with great innovations for the interior world and the concept of fossils as wall art, well they speak for themselves. We have superb collections of fossil fish art, framed and ready to hang on that interior wall. If you're a fisherman, ichthyologist, aquarist, know a fish fan or just like your fish then...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Interiors Fossils By The Fossil Store

Invertebrate Notes

Friday, 1 July 2016 11:09:45 Europe/London

History in the moroccan trilobite invertebrate

A brief historical and anatomical note on the enigmatic Moroccan fossil invertebrates of the Sahara, the Trilobites! We are discussing in general terms the arthropods attributes of the trilobites, where their fossils abound, how they dig and are collected and by whom, the naming process of genus types and the ongoing role of the fossil industry...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store

Fishes of the Desert

Thursday, 9 June 2016 16:21:00 Europe/London

finding fossil fishes in the western desert of morocco

The fishes of the Sahara are amazing fossils finds, digging out plates of limestone from eons ago in the arid void of the western desert of Morocco is a surreal field working experience which brings forth the marvellous examples we feature here.

Read More
Tags:
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The fossil Store team

Dinosaur Egg Nest For Sale

Thursday, 26 May 2016 15:57:20 Europe/London

An excellent fossil dinosaur nest for sale here at The Fossil Store, this partial Hadrosaur dinosaur egg nest has been perfectly cleaned and presented on a minimalistic stainless steel custom turned base.The nest swivels in a 360° accent allowing an impressive exhibit quality.

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The fossil Store Team

Premium Spinosaurus Dinosaur Teeth

Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:37:12 Europe/London

Spinosaur dinosaur teeth blog

Welcome to our collection of fossil Spinosaurus dinosaur teeth and other skeletal material from the continental red beds known as the Kem Kem hamada. A raised plateaux and border region between Morocco and Algeria in the northern Sahara. We have in our collection beautifully preserved Spinosaurus sp. teeth and large bones of the once extant bipedal theropod dinosaur, a ferocious carnivore that once dominated the the margins, lagoons and shallow seas of the Cretaceous period some 97 to 89,000,000 years ago, which is now North Africa. The Cretaceous period persisted from 135 to 65 million years ago approximately. Spinosaurus ranged within in this period around 90 to 100 million years ago, read more about the remains left behind…

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

How Does Fossil Wood Form?

Friday, 15 April 2016 15:57:34 Europe/London

The story of fossil wood is most interesting. Piecing together the story of the fossils is like one long detective story. here we peek over the shoulders of great investigating scientists to reveal a little of how wood turns into stone...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Fossil Fir Cones

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 14:42:17 Europe/London

Fossil fir cone blog

We have listed some amazing natural history in our fauna and flora section, among the fossilised specimens are fossil fir cones, a perennial favourite in our collection, here we take a peek preview of whats on offer with a little historical information about just what the fossil fir cone holds in it secret silicified remains…

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Extinct Trilobites Hypostome or Dredge

Wednesday, 23 March 2016 14:53:51 Europe/London

Extinct-trilobites

We are talking about the anatomy of one of our favourite fossil animals, the enigmatic fossil arthropod the trilobite, again today a hopefully enlightening view at the life of the now extinct invetebrate and one particular part of the little prehistoric arthropod in particular, the hypostome, for the tiro, that which is often referred to...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Historic Mammoth Tusk Collection

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 00:47:00 Europe/London

A historic mammoth tusks

Historic Mammoth tusk collection, the find of the decade for our team, weighing in at over 60kg, an impressive eleven feet in length, the two tusk would have weighed in at 120-130kg 20,000 years ago when held in the adult woolly mammoth's jaws, thats one big individual mega fauna beast...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Interiors Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Our latest Ancyloceras Heteromorph Ammonite

Tuesday, 19 January 2016 02:44:58 Europe/London

Ancyloceras Heteromorph Ammonite blog

Preview our latest Ancyloceras Heteromorph Ammonite from North Africa, One of a kind, an excellently presented large size fossil of the ammonoidea class, with a rare inclusions of Nautili from the Barremian stage of the lower Cretaceous period, approximately 125 million years ago...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

The travelling geko lizard in copal

Monday, 4 January 2016 16:10:12 Europe/London

Gecko lizard in copal

We requested the help of Andrew Ross (Curator of Fossil Arthropods Department of Palaeontology of the Natural History Museum), to concur and identify that this gecko in copal was 100% genuine...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Dinosaur coprolites and diggers at The Fossil Store

Friday, 1 January 2016 13:23:00 Europe/London

Dinosaur fossil coprolite

We still are privileged to be accepted and be involved in the traditional Berber community, which leads us to our goals of fossil findings in the field. Our latest coprolites in our dinosaur section are from the workings of this region...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Finding the right fossil for your money

Thursday, 24 December 2015 01:09:37 Europe/London

Finding the right fossil for your money

Fossils are seemingly available everywhere, online, small businesses, the collector you may have met on the beach. You start your search, see something you like and begin your online hunt to find the best for your pocket. You’re enjoying the learning curve as you narrow down your quarry, coming across examples that are similar however the prices vary dramatically...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Extracting trilobites in North West Africa

Monday, 21 December 2015 14:51:00 Europe/London

Extracting fossil trilobites in Africa

At the fossil site as the fossil bedding seam is broken up into smaller constituent parts, the arthropods body parts, often slightly darker than the limestone matrix which entombed it can been easily identified by the trained eye.continue reading...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Buying the right fossil for you

Monday, 21 December 2015 12:44:00 Europe/London

Buying the right fossils

Buying the right fossil is important, so we're talking about it, here at The Fossil Store. When it comes to buying fossils it can get a little confusing with a vast array of types available to buy. So we're going to discuss how to go about purchasing your first or that latest fossil you've been admiring for so long...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Megalodon shark teeth hunters

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 14:30:04 Europe/London

Fossil Megalodon Teeth

Carcharodon Megalodon Shark, the fiercest predator of its time in the ocean. In the Miocene and Pliocene periods approximately 16 to 3 million years ago this monster shark would hunt other sharks, fishes and even sperm whales, cetaceans 23 million years ago to now. Whale vertebrae have been discovered with gouge marks...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

Fools Gold - Pyrite Ammonites And Cubes

Friday, 16 October 2015 15:34:00 Europe/London

Pyrite Ammonites

Mirror finished 'Pyrite', commonly known as 'Fools Gold', crystallises in cubic form and has tricked many to believe they had found the elusive golden prize, 'Gold', however they were fooled. These amazing cubic forms are natural, not engineered by man but by nature...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils Minerals By The Fossil Store Team

Ammonite Extinctions

Friday, 2 October 2015 15:36:48 Europe/London

A brief note on ammonite extinctions

Ammonites, one of the most recognisable fossil shells of the earth's pre-history, Ammonites reigned supreme in their habitat for hundreds of millions of years from the Devonian period bracketing 417-354 million years ago, surviving several mass extinctions of the earth's history, until finally falling away from the fossil record at the end of the Cretaceous period coinciding with the extraordinary 'KT boundary' extinction...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team

New arrivals of fossil Heteromorphs

Monday, 31 August 2015 16:31:25 Europe/London

blog about new arrivals of fossil heteromorphs

New arrivals of fossil heteromorphs and whilst many Ammonites have retained their spiral form, their are those which have desired other paths to survive natures wrath by uncoiling their spiral over many millions of years, like the Ancyloceras and Audoliceras heteromorph ammonites. Both rare and beautiful...

Read More
Comments | Posted in Fossils By The Fossil Store Team