Rock Creek Sapphires: A Kaleidoscope of Color

$79.00

A beautiful small coffee table-sized book (10 x 8″ landscape format) celebrating the amazing sapphires from the Rock Creek region of Montana; 84 pages and more than 100 photos.  Each copy is numbered and signed.  If you would like a custom inscription, please make a note of it in the “Notes” section of your order (available at checkout).  Requests for a particular number will honored on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Description

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
  • History
  • Mining Process
  • Rough Preparation/Heat Treatment/Cutting Process
  • Colors and Origins of Colors on the Rock Creek Sapphires
  • Inclusions

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.

Additional information

Weight 20 oz
Dimensions 13 × 11 × 0.5 in
Author:

Jeffrey R. Hapeman

Pages:

84