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  1. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Jul 19, 2019
    Thank you! I’m trying to get another yellow tourmaline in different shade. Will post if it works out.

    Thank you! My fav too. I think it’s the one that gets the most compliments from folks in the jewelry trade.

    Thank you! The opal and panda are preloved pieces. When you have beer budget but champagne tastes... lol.
     
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    by icy_jade » Jul 19, 2019
    I can’t wait too. So painful to wait argh.
     
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    by DiaDiva » Jul 20, 2019
    Thanks. Let me try Wriston first. Will let you know if I find any good jewelers.
     
  4. icy_jade
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    @DiaDiva

    U free wed lunch to go? He’s getting new settings then. It’s only once every few weeks/months.

    Only if you have loose stones or want to get any diamond items. If not you just pop by whenever ;)2
     
    


    


  5. mellowyellowgirl
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Jul 20, 2019
    I have been visiting this thread to watch out for that panda!!!!!

    Haha you must be hopping even more than I am!

    GORGEOUS jade cab and opal!!!!!!!

    Was the jade cab setting from your normal jeweller too?
     
  6. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Jul 20, 2019
    No... and he said I overpaid argh. :cry2:
     
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    by mellowyellowgirl » Jul 20, 2019
    Is ok babe! I severely overpaid to the Facebook lady when I started! It happens!

    But yours is GORGEOUS!!!!!!!!!! :kiss2::kiss2::kiss2:
     
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    by pwsg07 » Jul 20, 2019
    Gorgeous collection. What is the weight of your Mexican opal? May I ask what is the price range of the Mexican opal in the gem show?
     
  9. icy_jade
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    Thank you! Makes me feel better already. Ok I do like the design and I’ve already received compliments on it irl so... try not to think about it (over paid) I guess. Win some lose some... :(2
     
  10. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Jul 20, 2019
    Thanks. Very modest collection compared to the experienced CS folks here. =)2

    Mine is 3.19 ct. I only saw one booth selling Mexican opal cabs and they quoted USD300/ct. Probably is a bit less after bargaining? I think nice cabs are hard to find. A lot goes to Japan I think.
     
    


    


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    by pwsg07 » Jul 20, 2019
    Thank you. I don't see nice Mexican opal cab in the shows I visited in Tucson. Most of the Mexican opals I have seen are either bad quality or freeform. Yours is exactly what I am looking for. Transparent colorless base with high dome.
     
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    by icy_jade » Jul 20, 2019
    Yeah i don’t like the freeform ones either... you have to be really creative and have a nice design then perhaps will be nice...

    There were only a handful of cabs and they ranged from 2-3 ct I think. Nice to know that you also like clear Mexican opals. I was looking for threads in ps and came up empty... so was like :confused::???:

    Hope you find a nice one soon! I actually thought maybe since US is relatively nearer to Mexico should be cheaper and easier to find?
     
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    whao!:love::-o:love::-oAmazing collection you have there!
     
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    by prs » Jul 27, 2019
    Thank you so much icy, and yes, the color does look good. I'm a little confused as to why they provide four dimensions; 1.88, 1.35, 1.2, and 0.35 cm. I figure three of them are L, W, and H but in what order, and what is the fourth? Can you help me with this please?

    Also I've been regularly checking the PURPLE search you kindly provided, I wonder why it doesn't show up there?
     
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    by icy_jade » Jul 27, 2019
    尺寸:全長約1.88cm 旦面長約1.35cm 寬約1.2cm 厚約0.35cm

    Translation: full length 1.88 cm. Cab length 1.35 cm, width 1.2 cm, thickness 0.35cm

    Kathy is great about returns FYI, so you can always return if it’s not as you expected. I’ve lost count of how many I’ve returned. They are always very nice and prompt in refunds.

    Re your second question, I can only think that the search function isn’t perfect. I’ve encountered the same bug before, but since there is no color selection on the site, this is as good as it gets...

    I also look at this link regularly for all the items, sorted by newest items first...

    https://www.kathyjade.com/Store/Web...gory&key=8f596982-4dca-443b-b8db-1224d435719a
     
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    by tfc_diamondlvr » Jul 28, 2019
    Yah, I also had a 'whoa' moment when I saw this pic! What a stunning ring!

    And that jadeite one is :kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2:
     
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    Thank you icy! IMNSHO those dimensions are a tad too small for a pendant. =)2 The stone certainly has better color than anything I've seen recently. In the PURPLE search some really great color cabs come up, but they are all marked sold. :cry2:

    We are going to keep our powder dry until we find a great color stone of the right size. I'm going to use your new search from now on. =)2
     
  19. icy_jade
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    Thanks! Had to wear the ring today after reading your comment. :P2

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    Ah what size are you looking for?
     
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    The answer to that question isn't as easy as it might seem. I am pretty good at knowing what DW won't like, but not quite so good at predicting what she will like! :eek2::mrgreen2:
     
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    And finally the panda... just got it today so quick pics in the office...
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    It's so cool, I love animal jewellery!!!! It has the sweetest face too!!!
     
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    Icy!! It's darling! The pictures where he's facing you are so cute. Actually, is it a he or a she?
     
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    Yes he does have a sweet face right? I think I have a little boy panda cub. It’s like wearing a little pet around.
     
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    Oomg squeeeeee

    Superbly done!!! Such an adorable face on that panda and that's not easy to do! Could look like a zombie!

    So so so beautiful and cuuuuuuuute :love:
     
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    Thanks MY! I think this is a cheerful ring coz it’s so cute hahahah.

    As an added bonus my daughter loves it too so I feel like I’m finally having some success drawing her over to the dark side. Lol. :twisted2:
     
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    Absolutely gorgeous and cute too. :love::love::love:

    If it does bring your daughter over to the dark side, it could end up being one very expensive little panda. :lol:
     
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    by icy_jade » Aug 1, 2019
    It beats having her tell me that she doesn’t like it and then asking me not to wear! :lol:

    Is ok, what’s mine will probably be hers next time. But that’s many years away. I’ve told her that she can only wear when she’s all grown up. She’s only 3.5 yo. :lol::lol::lol:
     

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