Posts Tagged ‘Himalaya mountains’

New Shangri-La Jewelry Shines at Mardon

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

These gorgeous¬† perfectly matched solid black opal earrings illustrate the global reach of the gem trade. We acquired the stones a few years back from an Aussie opal cutter in Lightning Ridge, Australia, then sent them to Nepal last year. Each leg of their journey was about 8,000 miles, so these opals have traveled the […]

Milk and Honey from the Land of Shangri-La

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

This beautiful 18K gold ring we had made in the high Himalaya Mountains of Nepal shows the true magic of the Cat's Eye gem. Cat's Eye is an optical phenomenon seen in many different gems, including emerald, aquamarine, and tourmaline, to name a few, but the classic Cat's Eye effect is best exhibited in the […]

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