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Seeing Red
ISBN :   9789748434674
WL Order Code :    E22077
Price :    US$15.00
Print :   Bangkok 1999,
Size :   128 pp., 150 x 210 mm pbk. Weight  0.300 kg
  Clark, Carol

Seeing Red
:A View from Inside the Ruby Trade
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The book is based on the author’s first hand experience working for one of Bangkok’s largest gem trading companies. It documents the ruby trade in Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam. Called ma naw na ya in Burma—“Wish-fulfilling stones”—rubies are believed to grant their wearer’s wishes. Both the trader’s modern-day mysteries and old traditions are the subject of this inside view.

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