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Cecile Raley Designs — red spinel

Tucson Treasures

Posted by Cecile Raley on

Wow. That's the only word I have for my recent Tucson trip. Tremendous fun, intriguing, and totally overwhelming. Several of you had said to me beforehand that you live through me vicariously, I just didn't know it was THIS many of you. The number of convos and facebook comments I got was incredible. I apologize if I didn't manage to fill all the requests and ship out on time, next year I will...

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The Spinel Craze

Posted by Yvonne Raley on

As you have probably noticed, I put nearly a half a dozen Mahenge spinels on my site in the last 2-3 weeks, and almost all of them sold.  What is going on? 

Apparently the market on spinels is extremely tight right now. While there is almost no interest in the Ceylon variety – mostly because they have grey mask, Mahenges but also Burmese reds are flying out the door. The famous neon spinels are...

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