A gem dealer's journal — creations
A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Behind the Nomadic lens (Part 2) with Nook Prangpak:
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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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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...
A Gem Dealer’s Journal: Interviewing the Tasmanian Devil of the Gem Trade Chris Hood:
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Hey Loungers, Today we have the pleasure of receiving Master Jeweller/Gemologist and Tasmanian man of mystery (perhaps only second to infamous Looney Tunes Tazz!) Today we interviewed Chris Hood! Chris has been seen in recent years and decades travelling with Vincent Pardieu and is known for his never ending good mood, sense of humour and keen eye for a pretty gem, rough or cut! Chris has been involved in the trade since 1994 and opened his jewellery company: Metal Urges Fine Jewelry & Diamonds in 2005. During this interview we intend to learn more about Chris’s background, journey to date...
A Gem Dealer’s Journal: The Lady in Green: Interview of Zoe Michelou
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Hey Loungers, Today we interview our friend Zoe Michelou from Imperial Colors and we’ll be discussing about her path in the gem trade. Daughter of a prominent coloured-gems sourcing entrepreneur and emerald specialist, Zoe has made a name for herself in the fine quality gem segment. Discover with us today how she got involved in the trade and what pushed her to pursue the mine to market path she is now on. Without any further delay, we give you Zoe Michelou! Here is Zoe Michelou looking at some fine emeralds in Colombia - Photo Credits: Zoe Michelou AsiaLounges: First...
A Gem Dealer's Journal: The rebirth of hand made jewellery, interviewing Jeremy Dunn
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Hey Loungers, Today we have the pleasure to interview a new acquaintance of ours: Jeremy Dunn. He is a talented Seattle based jeweller who has won 3rd place in the 2020 AGTA Spectrum awards. Jeremy, whom we discovered during the very same Tucson show, follows a path that is not unlike that of our pal Jason Marchiafava in that he hand makes his jewellery instead of using the more modern CAD systems to develop his models. Let us see in this interview how he came to be the artist he is today and what drove him to take the traditional approach rather than the modern one. ...