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Odette Ruby & Emerald Ring for Linda

No filter on these ruby beauties. I have just had this ruby hand cut from the rough in India. Very special indeed. She has arrived just how I want her....

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Amethyst Gemstones

Amethyst Gemstones

As I was sifting through this packet of purple gems in the back streets of Jaipur, on the hunt for something else, this packet of oval, faceted, African amethyst gemstones...

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Jaipur Factory Lapidary Cutters

Jaipur Factory Lapidary Cutters

This is where it happens people. Look at these awesome lapidary craftsmen, hand cutting ruby, sapphire, emerald and green onyx on their spinning wheels. Such skill is involved in hand...

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Butterflies

Butterflies

My latest swoon, hand carved, multicoloured tourmaline butterfly wings. I have got to stop sourcing more treasure! These are true 'one off' pieces of treasure. The craftsmanship and beauty of...

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Sun Stone

Sun Stone

Sun Stone. I am so happy I finally found some! And such great quality too. Just look at that fire! Sun stone is one of my favourite gemstones - I...

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Sian's Blue Sapphires

Sian's Blue Sapphires

Today I have been cycling around the Pink City - much quicker to hunt on a bike, and yes - ever so slightly dangerous too. Well. It's crazy dangerous -...

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Rutile Quartz

Rutile Quartz

Look at these stunningly attractive rutile quartz, in black and gold. With a nice little rainbow moonstone number at the bottom. Just when I think I've had my fill, and...

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Rough Watermelon Tourmaline

Rough Watermelon Tourmaline

Just holding a thousand carats of rough, watermelon tourmaline out of the gem factory window. They handled it pretty well. Love the element of trust here, or rather their trust...

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Rough Pink Tourmaline

Rough Pink Tourmaline

Killer quality, rough labradorite. Just look at the fire on it! I am in heaven. Not even cut or polished and that peacock blue is insane. I love labradorite -...

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Rough Labradorite

Rough Labradorite

Killer quality, rough labradorite. Just look at the fire on it! I am in heaven. Not even cut or polished and that peacock blue is insane. I love labradorite -...

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Rose Cut Diamonds

Rose Cut Diamonds

Sat in 40°C degree heat, in Jaipur, sifting through these stunning packets of rose cut diamonds, my eyes popping, my heart feeling, my mind ticking away about what this design...

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Pink Tourmaline Pendant

Pink Tourmaline Pendant

Here is my pink tourmaline pendant that I made myself. Hanging off thousands of carats of rough tourmaline straight from the ground. Brazilian tourmaline, watermelon tourmaline and congo tourmaline. I...

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Phoenix Wings

Phoenix Wings

I love pretty and beautiful things... particularly unique, one-off pieces. I came across these beauties in the gem cutting factory and had to snap them up. Hand carved, bi-colour, pink,...

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