page is about us..... The Magoverns
Florence, Charlie's business partner and spouse since 1982. I
met him by chance on a chair lift in Vail, Colorado. In the early
days of our business, the main focus was the lapidary trade from
manufacturing to selling finished stones, hence the name: The
Over the years, the scope of our interest
has grown to a much broader category of natural history services.
Charlie offers fossil preparation services and has become the North American supplier of precision hand made German prep tools. Our traveling exhibits blend arts and science with real and cast fossils and "hands on" activities to explore the mysteries of
dinosaur family life. Please visit www.hatchingthepast.com to learn more.
We have developed an extensive network
for acquiring natural history specimens as well as high quality
reproductions. We have served jewelry shops, galleries, collectors
and museums throughout the U.S. and abroad.
National Geographic has a web story about
Charlie's discovery of the dinosaur embryo "Baby Louie"
that was pictured in the May 1996 issue of the magazine. You
can click below to see it.
Click Here to go to National Geographic's web story about Charlie's discovery.
Click Here to go to the start of National Geographic's DinoEgg web feature.