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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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...

Question: Who Is More Virtuous Of The Two?

Abstract: While we were in London having our lunch at Leicester Square, I posed this question to the kids. “Who do you think are the more virtuous of the two? The man who begets a hundred bastards or the...

Our Story Begins Here …

Abstract: I have a passion to write. Especially when a story lies hidden for so long that it is now screaming out from my heart to lay it down in words. Occasionally, I fall off the...