Archive for April, 2010

The Golden Fishes of Shangri-La

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

From an article by Nitin Kumar of Exotic India,  “The Golden Fishes symbol consists of two fishes, which usually appear standing vertically with heads turned inwards towards each other. The pair of fishes originated as an ancient pre-Buddhist symbol of the two sacred rivers of India, Ganga and Yumana.  Symbolically, these two rivers represent the […]

Jewels of Shangri-La

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Shangri-La Sterling, Opal triplet, ball style, $75 Shangri-La is a romantic name that evokes a vision of a heavenly land where people live nearly immortal lives in total happiness. Our friend, Michael Schofield, discovered a jeweler's version of Shangri-La while visiting the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, nestled high in the Himalayas. Guided by his interest […]

Glad to Be Blogging Again!

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

After being away from the job a few weeks getting a new knee (replacement), this writer is rarin' to go with new info and anecdotes. In the next few weeks, we'll review our Tucson Gem Show trip, with some interesting gems, twists and turns, our new line of fine silver and gemstone jewelry, the Jewels […]

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