Tumbling machines allows you to take rough rocks and minerals, and through the use of one of these machines, turn them into smooth, polished tumble stones. Tumbling works by taking rough material and inserting it into the drum of a tumbler, the sizes of machines can vary from small to large for beginners and children to small business to industrial users. The barrel is also flled with various grits or media, and once turned on. The rotating action of the barrel mixes and causes the contents to collide and brush, the result is a smooth pebble like gemstone with a shiny finish. In this section, you will find our range of excellent Beach Ltd tumbling machines. Beach Ltd was founded many years ago by British engineer, Mike Beach. Some years ago, dynamic husband and wife team, David and Fiona Lascelles purchase the company. We are proud to say that the techniques devloped by Mike Beach in providing affordable lapidary equipment is still onshow today, along with that high quality excpected from this team. Made in the UK, Beach tumblers have become a well known brand name now in the lapidary world.