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A story of two Montana sapphires rough to finsihed

userangl28212003

Brilliant_Rock
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Last fall I visited gem mountain and had a blast. I found two nice stones between 2.5-3cts in the rough. One a yellowy milky color, and another a beautiful green color. Both needed to be heat treated by gem mountain to clear inclusions though. On a happy not the green sapphire stayed the natural color and the yellow one turned into a lovely skyblueish color after being heated.

Pic of them in the rough, the top two on the left. The second one is a great green but its bad lighting
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.68ct 4.8mm naturally green sapphire princess, even though heated to clear inclusions color stayed the same
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.78ct 5.1mm heated sky/denim blue cushion cut sapphire
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minousbijoux

Super_Ideal_Rock
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What an awesome experience - congrats on walking away with not one but two lovely stones!
 

lovedogs

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So cool! That's definitely on my bucket list. I think it would be awesome to find rough and then see what happens when it's heated/cut. :appl:
 
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