The highest quality materials were painstakingly handpicked from a variety of gems among them the rare jadeite
of Asia and Australian opal for the Series comprising six pairs of earrings ranging fromDawn, Sunrise, Noon, Dusk toMidnight andMidnight Sun to perfectly capture these moments and elements of light.
ban on Burmese imports imposed in 2003 under the Burmese Freedom and Democracy Act and Executive Order 13310 ended, with the exception of restrictions on imports of jadeite
Elsewhere, yellow diamonds form the centerpiece of a ring inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's Sunflowers masterpiece, while a jadeite
collection takes its prompt from a traditional Chinese painting of a pine tree, complete with diamond leaves and sapphire fruit designs.
This Chinese carved jadeite
antique buckle in the form of a stylised dragon was bought at auction in London in the 1960s and had been on display in a cabinet in a Wirral home ever since.
Lot 120: An Emerald Green Jadeite
18k Gold Diamond Pendant (High Estimate: $2,500)
Comprising Ramaphosa's family trust, Jadeite
Limited and Standard Bank, the majority stakeholders in Shanduka, said on Monday that a deal had been reached to combine their stakes in Pembani, which holds investments in Engen, BHP Billiton Energy Coal South Africa, Exxaro and AfriSam.
Lead researcher Shin Ozawa, of Japan's University of Tohoku, and his team discovered a mineral called jadeite
in glass-like veins inside the samples of the Russia meteor which could only be produced under massive pressure and heat, like an impact with another asteroid.
One of the most famous works of art at the museum is the Jadeite
Cabbage -- a piece of Jadeite
carved into the shape of a Chinese cabbage head, with a locust and a katydid camouflaged in the leaves.
In November 2012, the Administration issued a general license to authorize the importation of Burmese-origin goods into the United States, with the exception of jadeite
and rubies mined or extracted from Burma, for the first time in almost a decade.
Among them are a century-old jadeite
carved into the shape of a cabbage and the meat-shaped stone, two of the National Palace Museum's "Three Treasures.
Sotheby's has announced that it will offer a 'Magnificent Oval Diamond of Supreme Importance' in its Hong Kong auction of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite
on 7 October 2013.
Sotheby's announced that it will offer "a magnificent oval diamond of supreme importance" in its Hong Kong auction of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite
on October 7, which is expected to fetch US$ 28-35 mln, more than the 101.