Keeping Alive Penang’s Reputation as a Jewellery Design Centre

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RETURNING CUSTOMERS ARE always welcome, even if they arrive to the little shop at the corner of the KOMTAR Gold and Jewellery Centre with a list of detailed specifications. This particular customer wants a custom-made ring – would the shop be able to deliver? The young proprietor and gemmologist, Teh De Jack of KOMTAR Gem and Jewellery Design, takes note of the customer’s demands; he wants a dual-tone ring composed of both 18 karat1 gold and white gold. He also wants a matte finish on both sides, with a polish everywhere else. The centre stone is to be a rare cut ...

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