Montana Gems of Philipsburg, Philipsburg

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Montana gems offers a family friendly experience for gem hunters young and old. We bring in sapphire gravel from 2 private claims so you can mine your own sapphire. Other gem gravel options also available for a fun experience for all. We offer heat-treating and gem cutting services to bring your stone to its full potential, then can set your gems in a unique piece of jewelry to create that lifetime memory!

Come play in our running water flume and find your Montana Gem today!
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  • My husband and I visited with our sons—ages 11 and 8. Our whole family loved this experience. We found several sapphires and other gems. We had a few cut for a very reasonable price. Montana gems... 
    My husband and I visited with our sons—ages 11 and 8. Our whole family loved this experience. We found several sapphires and other gems. We had a few cut for a very reasonable price. Montana gems...  more »
  • We spent a couple of hours mining for sapphires and my sister came away with 7 lovely stones to get cut and placed in jewelry. 
    We spent a couple of hours mining for sapphires and my sister came away with 7 lovely stones to get cut and placed in jewelry.  more »
  • You walk in, they cheerfully explain the different sacks of dirt they have for sale, you sit down outside while they walk you through what to do, and next thing you know, four hours have somehow gone....  more
    You walk in, they cheerfully explain the different sacks of dirt they have for sale, you sit down outside while they walk you through what to do, and next thing you know, four hours have somehow gone....  more »
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  • This was the highlight of our day. We just had so much fun. Thank you to all the great folks at Montana gems. Such a great bunch of people. Friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. You guys really made our day. 🙂
  • I had absolutely no intention of pawing around through mounds of wet rock. That lasted five minutes. What great fun. Even for someone who considers rocks and pebbles to be a nuisance found in your shoes. The staff are super. The owner is a gem, get it? Gem? ;-D This is a great experience and one you should not miss.
  • Late review but very humble staff and great selection. Definitely bound to find something gorgeous in here! Would definitely recommend!
  • Fun place for adults and kids alike to try and find some small gemstones. They've got a constantly running sluice with gravel available to purchase. Friendly staff will help you find some keepsakes from the memorable experience.
  • We had a wonderful time. We found several sapphires. Some were flawed but we found a few good ones. I would definitely recommend! Great fun for the whole family.

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