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  1. pwsg07
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    by pwsg07 » Mar 10, 2019
    Are the green stone peridots? So huge!!!
     
  2. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 10, 2019
    The dark green ones in the showcase? Yes. Peridots from Mogok and these are the top dollar colours locally!
     
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    by pwsg07 » Mar 10, 2019
    I guess they are 30ct+ I have never see any peridot this size except in the museum.
     
  4. icy_jade
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    by icy_jade » Mar 10, 2019
    I love the sapphires! :love:
     
    


    


  5. suzanne2
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    by suzanne2 » Mar 10, 2019
    Wow those pearls! Gorgeous!
     
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    by suzanne2 » Mar 11, 2019
    Came back to look at the pearls again. Shiny and luscious. How did you acquire them? I hope you haven't sent me down another rabbit hole like I did with the jade. I have a string of Mikimoto pearls but they are nothing like the beauty of yours. The faint color difference is gorgeous. And they are big!!
     
  7. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 11, 2019
    They are from last year's Bangkok Gem Fair, pastel SS pearls. Not big. Just 8 to 10mm!

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  8. suzanne2
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    by suzanne2 » Mar 11, 2019
    Big to me!! They are so pretty.
     
  9. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 15, 2019
    Set :)

    Simple ruyi head pendant

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    by amoline » Mar 15, 2019
    If I just give you direct access to my bank account, will you buy things for me? :mrgreen2:

    The gems are so beautiful.
     
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  11. suzanne2
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    by suzanne2 » Mar 15, 2019
    @amoline You and me both! She will have a blast spending our money! Hey, Burmesedaze, when is your trip to the jade fair in China? Can I send you some money for that? Just a few grand, nothing fancy...:lol-2:

    I had to edit this. That sounded like I'm rich, which I ain't. but man o man, you will be seeing some NICE stuff.
     
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  12. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 17, 2019
    My rabbit earrings are done setting too!

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    by voce » Mar 17, 2019
    Adore the rabbits, and the carrots are so cute, too! I'd like to see ear shots when you have those. :kiss2:
     
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  14. amoline
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    by amoline » Mar 17, 2019
    Please take my money and buy stuff for me. Just, you can have all of it.

    Lovely pieces.
     
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 18, 2019
    My largest landscape done setting too. Muna material with snowflakes.

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  16. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 18, 2019
    I got this off livestream last night and asked for a better shot irl. Will be made into a pendant

    Lotus flower

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  17. Crazie4Cuts
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    by Crazie4Cuts » Mar 18, 2019
    @Burmesedaze This is my favorite thread on PS! Your journey and knowledge of gemstones and especially jade is so fascinating and I am glad you have brought us along with you. I have learned so much since you posted this thread back in 2016! So are you gonna stay in Myanmar/Burma?
    -C4C
    PS. I go back and even read your beginning posts because so much has transpired from your initial purchases and now!
     
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  18. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 18, 2019
    What would you like other than expensive green dragons, Suzanne? Livestream has good buys at times.

    I know what you mean. When I look at the same stone before, so much has changed in my mind and through my eyes.

    Will still be here a teeny while longer :)
     
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  19. Crazie4Cuts
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    by Crazie4Cuts » Mar 18, 2019
    @Burmesedaze! Yay! Glad to hear that you will be there a little longer so we can drool over your buys! I love the humongous landscape pendant! I see the lavendar mixed in with the green jade! Is it possible to not cover up the back of that yummy piece so you could admire the translucency od the jade? Was it too thin to not have a backing?
    -C4C
     
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  20. Crazie4Cuts
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    by Crazie4Cuts » Mar 18, 2019
    C94079F0-44D5-4C9A-B0EA-3D207090368D.jpeg And while I’m at it, since I’ve learn so much, but don’t think I could do livestream buying/bidding I saw this piece I would buy in a heartbeat! What do you think? I love the glowy green. It’s rather expensive, but would rather purchase from a trusted site than livestream and guess at the vids/pictures. I think I’ve come a little farther on my taste in jade green color and preferred shapes. Wished this piece had diamonds though and I do like yellow gold with this colored green.
     
  21. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 18, 2019
    It's 4mm thick and would need a backing for better light reflect properties since it's icy. It has a window at the back so I can admire it if I want to at times and shine a light through it.
     
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 18, 2019
    This is a curious piece in that from What I see it's a good icy green and all are from the same mine or bouldee. Not too big but fine. The setting is cheap. No diamonds. Which for dinner pieces they go for more bling as it cab sell better. I guesstimate US$300 or son for the setting. Tops. Jade St. Best us1000 tops.

    Livestream hardly brings in sets like these though.
     
  23. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 18, 2019
    The jade is thin though. So if it's reasonably priced ok. But pricey piece, no.
     
  24. Crazie4Cuts
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    by Crazie4Cuts » Mar 19, 2019
    8541C06A-E6FE-44B0-AC23-B13803C3C3D4.jpeg Yes, pricey, US dollars $1400, piece does have diamonds, 18k gold. Thickness is 1mm. Sigh! Pretty piece though! See how much I’ve learned through your threads! I’m really proud of myself! Very wearable piece! So you did well on your guess, but not sure if in US dollars... what do you think?
    -C4C
     
  25. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 19, 2019
    Too thin. Go for a thicker piece if you have the budget. Take your time.
     
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 19, 2019
    Picked up a pair of highly icy calabash today. For earrings

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  27. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 19, 2019
    I have 3 items with the HK setters and they are coming next week! Photos from them of my jadeite ring, cuprian bearing tourmaline pendant and moonstone dangles remade for a better fit.

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  28. amoline
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    by amoline » Mar 19, 2019
    Lovely pieces! :D

    Okay, this time I'm slightly less than half joking - how do we get you to pick things up for us?! :mrgreen2::lol:
     
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  29. Burmesedaze
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    by Burmesedaze » Mar 20, 2019
    Lol just keeping an eye out for good buys.

    We are postponing the trip to China to just before Christmas. Prices are high now and usually fall in the runup to Chinese New Year when sellers clear goods for cash to head home and celebrate.
     
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