Arthur

About

I am a Gemologist by profession, graduated as a Graduate Gemologist (GG) at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in New York City. I hold an MBA degree from Cranfield University, London and a Bachelor degree in Mathematics from the University of Malaya. If you have any questions on diamonds, jade, colored stones or jewellery, I would be happy to render an opinion. You can email me at arthur@lavinnewyork.com

Articles

My Excellency’s Fore-Sight

// I was minding our jade shop one day when a good looking young...

Cambodia – A Brief History

var linkwithin_site_id = 681139; I was already in-country for a couple of months in...

Happiness is Big Shit!

var linkwithin_site_id = 681139; Constipation is perhaps one of the most uncomfortable feeling for...

Seller’s Tall Tales

var linkwithin_site_id = 681139; I have been in the jade and gems trade for...

It Takes One To Tango …..

My father is now 88 years of age.  On a fine day in August...

Thinking Outside The Box

Thinking outside the box is to think differently, unconventionally or from a new...