• fancy sapphires - Rock Creek, Montana

    Sapphire – Natural, Faceted, Orange

    "Fancy sapphires" are those with colors other than classic, well-known blues. These fancy sapphires hail from Rock Creek, Montana. Photo © Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA. Used with permission.

    Article: Ruby and Sapphire Origins

    Credit: Joel E. Arem, PhD, FGA

    GemstoneSapphire, Corundum
    Natural or man madeNatural
    OriginUnited States
    Origin detailsRock Creek, Montana
    Gem StateFaceted
    ColorOrange, Yellow, Purple, Colorless