Cecile Raley Designs — cut gems
Posted by Yvonne Raley on
COVID-19 and the International Gem Business As the world continues to be on pause, I’ve checked in with everyone overseas to find out how my vendors and friends are doing. My What’s App is constantly chirping with news from everywhere as people are home, bored and facing an uncertain future as gems are, after all, a luxury product. Here’s the summary: Africa Antsirabe, Madagascar. Everyone is under stay at home orders. As my friend and supplier Gael put it to me: “All things stop. No customer, no work!! Very hard.” He’s also devastated because he had a sponsor to take...
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