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Address: 140 Aspen Grove Lane, Hamilton, MT 59840
Phone Number: (406) 381-1392
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Sapphire Hunt

The Sapphire Studio is great fun for all ages. My granddaughter and I spent a wonderful afternoon exploring "gravel bags" in the hopes of finding sapphires. You go at your own... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Deb R
Corvallis, Montana

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Corvallis, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The Sapphire Studio is great fun for all ages. My granddaughter and I spent a wonderful afternoon exploring "gravel bags" in the hopes of finding sapphires. You go at your own pace and sit out under the trees while digging through the bags. Its great to see when that special stone is found. Once we were done, the owner; Lynnette... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Every time I visit Montana, this is on my must- do list. Panning through the gravel to find sapphires is both fun and rewarding ( and a bit addictive!). Lynnette, the owner, shows you all you need to know to get going and what to look for in the gravel. And you can get any stones found processed right there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My family has mined for sapphires over the years and I felt it was time to have something made with our gems. I met with the owner and was given many ideas before I made my decision. The result was beautiful and the ring I had made is well done and one of a kind. I will return to have... More 

Thank Valerie G
Turlock, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

The Sapphire Studio is small and quiet. They get their tailings from the Phillipsburg area. Everything is provided for you to have a successful experience. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful. After you have found your sapphires and/garnets, the staff sorts and grades your findings. They recommend which pieces you should have heat treated and faceted into jewlry. They also... More 

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