Hello, I'm Arthur. Welcome to my blog!

I am a Graduate Gemologist trained at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) in New York City, USA. I hold an MBA degree from Cranfield University, United Kingdom, and a Bachelor degree in Mathematics.

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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 excellent memory. She has lots of stories to share with me. I have video-taped a good part of them.

Seek Awakening From Within…

Abstract: Some years ago, my dear mother read me a Chinese prose on meditation, when I have the inclination to find a place where I could seek self-awakening. Then I came across a Russian short story which bears some...

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. One of the most profound passage is the description of the mother of Mencius, one of the greatest scholars and philosophers of Old...

In Mogok, Every One Has A Dream!

Abstract: In Mogok, the Valley of Rubies, every one has a dream. The dream of finding a big rough ruby. I too have a dream when I went to Mogok, but it was wishful thinking. We...

Our Sojourn To Mogok – The Ruby Land

Abstract: In early 2000, Calvin, my second son, and I were on a 7 days sojourn to Mogok in Myanmar, the land of rubies and sapphires. This was the place to learn the ruby trade. And the way of...