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Our Founder

Our Founder

Our Founder, Simon Dussart, is a French national that has been living in Asia for almost a decade. He has been involved in the gem and jewelry trade ever since he arrived. His initiation to the world of high jewelry started in Hong Kong in 2009. There, he worked for a group of French Jewelers, Enza and Hay Jewellery, that were producing goods for some of Place Vendome's most exclusive designers. While there, Simon learned of the art of jewelry making by some of the Place Vendome's best goldsmiths and gem setters. With decades of experience working for companies such as...

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Why should you Follow the Lounge?

Asia Lounges Gem Cutting Lapidary Natural Gems

Why should you Follow the Lounge?

Dear loungers, Asia Lounges started from a desire to share our passion for fine natural gemstones. We’re dedicated not only to showing you the nicest natural gemstones available, but also to helping you explore where they come from. Through Asia Lounges, you can discover the secret world of the gem trade. Our next few posts will introduce you to our favourite gem families and help you understand Asia Lounges and what we stand for. The first topic we will be featuring is the lapidary arts, or the art of gem cutting. We will interview a famed lapidary, or gem cutter,...

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