Jewelry

The World’s Rarest & Most Famous Rubies

Specialists from Christie’s Sotheby’s and Philips share the stories behind these record- breaking stones. With their breath-taking crimson hue and mystical origins, rubies have captivated humans for centuries....

Cartier Jewels – An Expert Guide

The House of Cartier - An expert overview of the illustrious maison, the jeweller of choice for kings and queens, celebrities and tycoons. Illustrated with historic and beautiful Cartier necklaces, bracelets,...

The Most Famous Jewellery Collectors Of All Times.

Queen Elizabeth II It's hardly surprising that, as the Queen of England, you might inherit and receive a rather spectacular private collection of jewels, and in fact our...

A Rainbow in your Palms!

Opal is perhaps one of the most popular phenomenal gemstones that shows the phenomena play-of-color. And this phenomena can only be used to describe natural opals and synthetic opals. Play-of-color...

Sparkle & Shine

Bright spot flashes like small gold flecks when viewed under an incandescent light is the mark of a cut sunstone. This phenomena is known as Aventurescence.

Flash of Color

Have you seen a Morpho butterfly with its flash of blue iridescence color?  These blue flashes of color are created by an optical effect, example, interference, refraction or diffraction of light, and not by...

To Buy Or Not To Buy?

Abstract: I have been in the jade trade for years. So when the two boys obtained their Graduate Gemologist (GG) qualification from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in New York City when...

Aurora – The Northern Lights

Have you ever witness the Aurora Borealis in the Norwegian Artic? Perhaps you may have come across it in video clips and still life photography. The billowing clouds of bluish, whitish...

Of Pearls & Pearly Shells

The Orient phenomena is also a form of iridescence. With pearls there is a delicate, shifting iridescent color layer that is quite distinct from the main body color. The luster as well as the orient...

Of Peacock’s Train & Soap Bubbles!

A peacock’s train (a peacock’s tail) fanning out its elongated upper tail coverts with its shimmering blue or green plumage is perhaps one of the most dazzling sights.
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A Ghost Story From Ipoh

Abstract: My mother is 94 years old this year. She has a sharp mind and an...

Seek Awakening From Within…

Abstract: Some years ago, my dear mother read me a Chinese prose on meditation, when I...

Mother Reads the 3-Character Classic To Me

Abstract: My mother taught me the San Zi Jing (三字經), the 3-Character Classic of traditional China....

In Mogok, Every One Has A Dream!

Abstract: In Mogok, the Valley of Rubies, every one has a dream. The dream of finding...