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  1. Precious gemstones offer a burst of intense colour

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... colour emanating from precious gemstones. Vicky Chan, director of sales and marketing of ENZO Jewelry, says the brand's new collections feature vibrant combinations of gemstones in multiple ... designs that perfectly accessorise everyday work outfits. For a less formal social function, the wearer can mix in some additional pieces.' Gemstones are the centre of attention ...

  2. Auction date set for a gigantic gemstone mired in controversy

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... The gemstone- advertised as a Guinness record-setter for the world's 'largest emerald on matrix'- goes on sale during a December 6 auction at the Baoqu Tang Modern Art Gallery ... and translucency, emerald[s] of various sizes glitter against the black background colour of its mother matrix, and together with its perfect shape,' the gemstone looks like green forests on an island ...

  3. Madagascar wants giant gemstone back

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison, Vivienne Chow

    ... Dan Kadison and Vivienne Chow It may be called a 'gift from heaven', but a government delegation from Madagascar said yesterday a large, rough gemstone on display in Kowloon ... property,' said barrister Jackson Poon. In a civil case, a 'chain of ownership' must be proven, he added. Last month, the gallery- which has never placed a value on the gemstone ...

  4. Gemstones in vibrant hues make a fashion comeback

    Posted Sep 19th 2004, 12:00am by Scarlet Ma

    ... for gemstones this year. That means demand for stones such as pink sapphires, rubellite, sapphires, aquamarine and emeralds is on the rise, industry sources say. After several years being out of favour because of concerns about a treatment to improve their appearance, emeralds are making a big comeback. Other popular gemstones include tanzanite, amethyst, citrine and peridot. Turquoise is also ...

  5. Gemstones to shine in a year of sparkling sales

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... colourful gemstones and big, bold designs as important trends in a year marked by healthy sales. 'The industry is performing very well, particularly the manufacturing sector in Asia,' said ... gemstones are among the products driving the market this year, especially soft pastels such as tourmaline, kunzite and morganite. Wilson Lau, editor of trade magazine Jewellery News Asia, said: ...

  6. Vibrant gemstones creating with colour

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... Reports by Andrea Pawlyna From warm reds to cool blues, clusters of colourful stones are making their way into the hearts of jewellery designers everywhere ONCE, ONLY THREE gemstones ... their own legions of admirers. In jewellery shops, gemstones such as amethysts, citrine and aquamarine jockey for shelf space with peridot, tourmaline, tanzanite and garnets. The appeal of colour ...

  7. Vibrant gemstones

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... coloured gemstones, including amethyst, rubellite, pink tourmaline, Madeira citrine and Palmera citrine. A ring and a bracelet set with the same gemstones is also featured in the collection ...

  8. Imperial gem comes back to the future

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... white jadeite pieces are cut to very thin slivers to reveal the unique black patterns,' Baer says. 'We then match the jadeite pieces with the coloured gemstones, pearls or diamonds ... is the experience that connects him to the culture and value of the gemstones. 'I have spent more than 20 years living in Hong Kong, studying the culture and exploring the stone. As an expatriate, I am ...

  9. Magnate's Midas touch runs to rubies

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Some people, it seems, have all the luck. Not content with being Australia's richest man, Kerry Packer is now the proud owner of the country's only ruby mine, a treasure trove expected to boost his fortune by several million dollars. The rare ge ...

  10. Accessories fit for a true lady

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reports by Reggie Ho Diamonds, sexy designer sandals and gifts in pink are bound to make her feel extra special IN ONE OF her most famous lines, Audrey Hepburn, as Eliza in My Fair Lady, says: 'The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not h ...




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