Snippets — Jadeite

Earrings

Posted by John Coxon on

The history of earrings is as lengthy as the history of human beings. Ear piercings have been in writings, art and archealogical digs dated back to 2500BC and were common in many ancient civilisations including Asian, Grecian and Persian empires.

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Why So Valuable?

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Much as beauty is in the eye of the beholder, the value of the worlds most expensive gemstones is in the wallets of the collectors, museums and the rich and famous. There are many factors that go into making a piece of jewellery truely unique.

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World's Most Valuable Jadeite Necklace

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Worlds most valuable Jadeite necklace once owned by American socialite Barbara Hutton, now owned by fashion house Cartier

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Fifty shades of jade: Why Chinese buyers spend millions on this stone

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Demand for high quality Jadeite and Nephrite Jade remains high amongst increasingly wealthy Chinese consumers.

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