Archive for October, 2008

Trick or Treat! The Unfolding of the Andesine Scam

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Humans have always tinkered with natural gem materials and tried to make them better, either by polishing, carving, faceting, coloring, clarifying etc. It

Thoughts on the Tom Lantos Block Burmese Jade Act of 2008

Monday, October 20th, 2008

I just had a very interesting conversation this morning with Paul Levin, one of my best gem dealers, just returned from a buying trip to the Orient.

Wonder Woman Cameo

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

We recently acquired this striking coral cameo brooch, depicting Diana, the Roman goddess of the Moon- you

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