Rising up just west of Philipsburg, Montana the Sapphire Mountains are the source of Rock Creek and some of the most beautiful sapphires found in the Western Hemisphere. This book showcases the region and the sapphires it produces while also documenting the mining process and how the rough stones are transformed into beautiful gemstones. The 84 pages of the book contain more than 100 beautiful images as well as text that provides an overview of these remarkable gems. Sections of the book include:
- Region Overview
- Mining Process
- Rough Preparation/Heat Treatment/Cutting Process
- Colors and Origins of Colors on the Rock Creek Sapphires
Each copy of the book will be signed and numbered and the printing run is limited to 750 copies. High quality printing on premium paper in a small coffee table size and format (10 x 8″ landscape), this is a book that everyone who enjoys Montana sapphires or gemstones in general will want to have in their library.