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The RIVER RUNS NORTH is a complete story of the Montana Moss Agate.
* Over 254 full color photographs intersperse the 112 pages of Montana Agate history.
* Explores the history of Montana Agate , from the native Americans to the explorers and first settlers of Yellowstone river country.
* Includes " how to's" on cabbing, freeform agate carving, and creating precious metal jewelry.
* Maps of the agate area including deposits and how to reach them.
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Raised along the Yellowstone River in northeastern Montana, Tom Harmon became facinated with , and started gathering Montana Moss Agate as a young boy and as boyhood turned to manhood, decided that here was his life's work. To collect nature's raw beauty and work with it to bring that beauty to light is a very challenging and rewarding experience and Tom does this well.Basically self-taught, each step of learning was fraught with potential disaster, but in the end a one-of-a-kind style was developed. Cutting and carving the stone to bring out its best is followed by a gold or silver hand-wrought mounting that complements each stone. Although this is his first book, Tom Harmon has authored and had published several magazine articles on lapidary and silver and goldsmithing.
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Book Description Tom and Cheryl Harmon, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0970710305
Book Description Tom and Cheryl Harmon, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110970710305