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05 Apr

Pi-Disc Big Sur Chromium Jade w/ Edwards Black Wyoming Jade-$475-PendBS24Disc

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    High Grade Big Sur/Wyoming Jade Pi-Disc This Pi-Disc is made from one of the highest grade nephrite jades from Big Sur California, joined with one of the highest grade black nephrite jades of the world from Wyoming called Edwards Black. The materials are best of the best. The design is sleek and almost […]

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10 Mar

Vesuvianite Bead Faced with Red Abalone-$30-BeadVes14

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This is a nice “gemmy” Vesuvianite Bead faced with Pacific Red Abalone shell. Nicely translucent as shown in one of the pictures with back lighting. There is a price reduction with this bead because of a obvious fracture that in this case reduces it’s quality. Vesuvianite is a fascinating mineral found originally on the volcano, […]

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10 Mar

Big Sur Nephrite Jade Pendant – $150-PendBS6

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Here is a very nice mixed colored jade pendant from Big Sur. This pendant is a light colored jade with different shades of green. There are also some very nice chromium colors and a great contrast against some vulcan orangish brown. The translucency is easily seen with the extra light in some of the pictures. […]

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10 Mar

Big Sur Blue Jade Bead with Paua Abalone-$145-BeadBS9

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Beautiful blue jade/serpentine bead faced with Paua abalone from New Zealand. Looking close at this bead, there are crystals of Iron Pyrite throught the material. This is a rare material made from Big Sur Blue Nephrite Jade and Blue Serpentine. There is also some black colors mixed in. The specific gravity was measured in between […]

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10 Mar

White Garnet Bead Faced with Red Abalone-$50(PriceReduction)-BeadWG5

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White Hydrogrossular Garnet (HGG) is extremely rare and beautiful. Very translucent, almost like glowing ice. Nicely shaped and faced with Pacific Pink Abalone. There is a price reduction on this item because of a visible fracture down the center of the bead. Even in this high quality material it is difficult to avoid all the […]

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10 Mar

Rhodonite & Western Australian Black Jade Bead – $175-BeadDup3

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This is a long barrel bead made of Western Australian Black Nephrite Jade capped with pink Rhodonite. Both materials are grade A and the Rhodonite is sourced from the Happy Camp mine in Northern California. This is a great combination that compliment each other perfectly. Bead Specifications: Weight: 10.1 grams Length: 1.26” Diameter: 0.53” Bead […]

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11 Dec

Big Sur Jade Blue/Green Display Specimen – 1lb 5.7oz-$250-ff111

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Big Sur Jade Display Specimen This specimen of Big Sur Jade has been meticulously shaped and polished. The edges are clean and smooth with no bevels like that found in a lot of polished specimens. I took particular care in maintaining the original shape when found and removed as little of the material as possible […]

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02 Dec

Big Sur Jade Bangle – $275-BSBang1

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Big Sur Muli-Shaded “Flower Jade” Jade Bangle Big Sur Jade is one of the most difficult nephrites known world wide to use for Jewelry. A lot of fractures are usually common due to the extreme pressures and cross faults of this region. The colors and quality of this local (to me) nephrite are very wide ranged and […]

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30 Nov

Yukon “Snow” Jade Bangle – $500-YKSnBang2

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Grade A “Snow” Jade Bangle This is the premium nephrite “Snow” jade used in the 2012 World Jade Symposium. There is not much of this jade available anywhere. It comes from the claim of Roger Kirchbaum in the Yukon Territory in British Columbia. He rarely can make the trip and the set up the equipment […]

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30 Nov

Wyoming Jade Bangle – $400-WyBang2

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  Wyoming Dark Green Jade Bangle Wyoming is known around the world for it’s high quality nephrite jade. The jade from the “Jade Fields” of Wyoming are mostly old stock but with the right connections, these jades are still available but they are pricey. The jade colors from Wyoming vary from the well known “Apple […]

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