Michael Allen Harris is a denim detective. And no, we’re not talking Sherlock Holmes clad in a Canadian tuxedo. When the weekend hits, Harris ditches his paint cans and drop cloth to explore old mines in hopes of unearthing some super rare denim. The jeans he digs up are from the old West and have been valued up to $100,000. He makes it tempting to get in on the action. We just hope this doesn’t start the Great Blue Jeans Rush of 2014.

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