shop with lavender jade Buddha
more. When shopping for expensive jewelry
(Myanmar is best for buying jadeite which is
the good stuff, the not so good is nephrite)
better hire an expert to come along because
you are not able to figure out the real
value and because of that prone to be
Even if the shop
staff has no intention to "pull you over the
table" it is very difficult to look through.
There are no parameters to depend on as it
is with diamonds and other precious stones.
They have all kind of jadeite items for
sale, raw pieces, carved pieces, sculptures,
jade Buddhas in different colors such as
white, green and lavender.
There is gold
, loose stones and plenty of
other objects. Most jade shops are in a
separate hall at the left end of the main
When buying jade insist
invoice it prevents trouble when leaving the
country. The authorities are very clever to
find illegal things, since there are always
some people around who work as informants.
This green stone and rubies are some of
major export items so they really look