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A gem dealer's journal — Asia Lounges

A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Manning the Mines with Ian Harebottle:

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Manning the Mines with Ian Harebottle:

Ian HarebottleDon’t get me started on NeoColonialism as my blood boils when I think of what we went through in Gemfields trying to acquire an asset in Colombia. In my book, many of the prevailing global systems are designed to do just that – make people feel good about things, while 100% preventing proper development in Countries that are desperate for growth and transformation. But that is another story…..

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Behind the Nomadic lens (Part 2) with Nook Prangpak:

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Behind the Nomadic lens (Part 2) with Nook Prangpak:

"Nook PrangpakThe most important piece of advice is to have fun with your work. You have to try and enjoy the whole process of setting up, organizing, and editing. Focusing less on the result and more on each step will make a lot of difference. Try to separate and enjoy each step -- this includes coming up with ideas and inspiration, choosing the background and props, setting up the light and camera, trying different combinations, and finally the editing process. If you can spend the time necessary to focus and enjoy each step, you will improve."

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Interviewing Navneet Agarwal of Navneet Gems:

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Interviewing Navneet Agarwal of Navneet Gems:

Hey Loungers, Today we have the pleasure of interviewing Navneet Argarwal from Navneet gems and learn more about how and why he entered the trade. Today, Navneet is known for having a wide range of semi precious as well as for his love of teal sapphires! Navneet, the floor is yours, Navneet Agarwal is with us today - Photo Credits: Navneet Gems   AsiaLounges: First of all thank you for being with us today in the Lounges. Can you tell us more about yourself? Who are you Navneet Agarwal? Navneet Agarwal: Hi, thank you for having me over today. It...

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Interview With Richard W. Wise: Author of Secret of the Gem Trade:

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Interview With Richard W. Wise: Author of Secret of the Gem Trade:

Hey Loungers, Today we have the pleasure to welcome a gem dealer turned writer and novelist. He has been in the trade ever since the late 70’s and has toured the world in search for your favourite gems and their secrets for decades. It is in 2003 that he delivers his bestselling book Secret of the Gem trade and now have the pleasure to learn more about him and his path, Today we welcome Richard W. Wise,   Here is Richard Wise in Hong Kong while on the hunt for pearls and jade in the early 90's - Photo Credits:...

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Discovering an Institution: L’Ecole – School of Jewelry Arts, created by the initiative of Van Cleef & Arpels with our friend Olivier Segura:

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A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Discovering an Institution: L’Ecole – School of Jewelry Arts, created by the initiative of Van Cleef & Arpels with our friend Olivier Segura:

Hey Loungers, Today we are proud to receive Mr. Olivier Segura on behalf of L’Ecole – School of Jewelry Arts. We interview him as our friend Lotus Gemology’s E.Billie Hughes gave a series of very successful presentation about gemological inclusions named after their latest book: Inside Out with Olivier himself, in Paris on March 12th 2020 and followed closely by an exhibition : “Discover the Gemstones – Ruby&Sapphire” curated by Billie and Olivier, still on going as we write these lines (September 17th) in L'École Asia Pacifique in Hong Kong. Olivier is a seasoned gemologist that has directed the French Gemmological Laboratory...

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