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He’s proposed…..or about to.  How do you ensure he will choose the right ring for YOU? For many, many years women were given the element of surprise, in both the time he popped the question and the ring design.  Whether it was that very special heirloom ring, once worn by a great grandmother, or maybe […]

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WESTERN WEDDINGS CHINESE WEDDINGS The Western bride traditionally wears a white dress for the complete ceremony and dinner. She may change into a more comfortable evening gown for the reception and dancing.  Wearing white for wedding is believed to have started with the marriage of Queen Victoria in the 1840’s. Chinese brides will wear red […]

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12 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CHINESE NEW YEAR! Did you know? …. Chinese New Year is the WORLD’S largest human migration! It is estimated there are 3.5 billion journeys made in China, that’s 200 million people moving to get to their destinations 3 days before the New Year and 8 days after! The BIGGEST fireworks usage in the world happens […]

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THE LEGEND OF CHINESE NEW YEAR According to ancient folklore, Chinese New Year started as the result of a ferocious monster named “Nian”.  With it’s razor sharp teeth and deadly horns, this dragon-like beast was feared by all villagers. Once a year at the end of the Lunar New Year, Nian would descend on the […]

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Buying pure 24K gold is a tradition, one that is more than a gift.  By giving gold you are wishing good luck and prosperity for the New Year.  The Chinese believe buying pure gold represents an investment, purchasing something stable in value. The demand for gold increases greatly a few weeks before the Lunar New […]

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What Kind of Rooster are You? Different years represent different types of Roosters and personality traits. Let’s take a look… 1945, 2005 Wood Rooster Energetic, tender, over-confident and a bit unstable 1957, 2017 Fire Rooster Responsible at work, always on time, trustworthy 1909, 1969 Earth Rooster Lovely, trustworthy, generous and popular with their friends 1921, […]

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From the earliest times in China, jade was valued as the most precious material above gold, silver or any other stone.  There are two types of Jade – Jadeite & Nephrite.  There is only one type of Jadeite, while there are many kinds of nephrite, including the famous BC Jade. Modern Chinese people love jadeite. […]

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An editorial by Helen Siwak from Blush Vancouver: Alberni Street’s notorious Luxury Zone was abuzz with the news that Chinese jeweller Lao Feng Xiang had chosen it’s Vancouver location to showcase their rare Imperial Jade treasures. These exquisite pieces had never before been seen outside of Mainland China and ranged in price from $300,000 for a pendant to a bracelet for $24,640,000. For […]

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Nephrite & Jadeite, BC Jade & Chinese Jade, Just what are the differences???        Before we begin comparisons, let’s find out what Jade really is.  Jade is actually two separate gems, Nephrite and Jadeite….. The name Jade had always applied to nephrite that is until the high quality Jadeite was brought into China approximately 200 years […]

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TANZANITE When we look back in history to learn about myths and lore of a gemstone, usually we can quote ancient Egyptians or Romans…..well not with Tanzanite. The Discovery It all began with a lightning strike and grass fire…..In 1967 a prospector had heard of beautiful sapphires being discovered in northeastern Tanzania.  While searching, he […]

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Lao Feng Xiang chooses New Town Plaza, one of the busiest shopping malls in Hong Kong to open its 6th store, making this their 9th branch operating overseas.  Located at 25A & 25B on the 3rd floor, LFX Jewelry is joining their counterparts in making a positive contribution to the prosperity of the jewelry market […]

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Tourmaline Lore Tourmaline is a gemstone believed to increase flexibility, happiness, hope, objectivity, compassion and serenity….and if that’s not enough, it also enhances tolerance and understanding. Well October babies, you have one very special birthstone!  Tourmaline is found in an array of colors and hues, if blue is your preference there is a hue for […]

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Deloitte’s annual Global Powers of Luxury Goods report released in 2016 identifies the world’s top 100 largest luxury goods companies and analyzes them from multiple perspectives. To make the list companies must reach minimum sales of $191 million annually. Heading this list is LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton who boasts a unique portfolio of over 70 […]

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On May 21, 2016, Lao Feng Xiang’s 5th store in Hong Kong opens its door to customers. Located in the beautiful Kolor Tsuen Wan in New Territories, this 1076 square foot luxury store delivers a fresh and family friendly shopping experience to the local shoppers. Lao Feng Xiang Hong Kong 5th Store Address: Shop G004, […]

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EMERALD…..MAY’S BIRTHSTONE AND ONE OF PHAROH CLEOPATRA’S FAVORITES! Considered the gem of spring, Emerald’s beautiful blue green hue has entranced mankind for almost 3 billion years! Emerald is considered part of the “Precious Four” gemstones including Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond.  Coming from the Beryl family as Aquamarine, Emerald is a relatively hard gemstone (rated 7.5-8 […]

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TRADITIONAL CHINESE WEDDINGS Traditional wedding customs go back to ancient times and can vary from region to region, village to village and also family status and wealth within a community.  Before modern times, women were not allowed to choose the person they married. Instead, the family of the bride picked the prospective husband. There are […]

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April, you’re the month when the warmth of spring is in the air.  It’s not only joyous for this reason but who can resist the playfulness that is April Fool’s Day! This month, around the world we also celebrate Earth Day and Buddha’s Birthday to name a few special days.  However there’s one more really […]

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Part of the beryl family and closely related to emeralds, the birthstone for March is the Aquamarine.

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February 8, 2016 marks the first day of lunar new year of the monkey. Lao Feng Xiang Jewelry has hand picked the best gift for you and your family to bring the best luck to your new year! Watch us on Omni TV Mandarin News on February 5 and Cantonese News on February 11. Here are some of the highlights.

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辞旧岁三羊开泰,迎新春六猴送安。2016正值猴年,生肖猴因其聪明伶俐、充满灵性,深得人们的喜爱。关于猴的美好祝愿、寓意也是丰富多彩,猴之吉祥在于它与“侯”同音。侯乃中国古代爵位,猴骑马背寓意“马上封侯”、猴骑猴背寓意“辈辈封侯”,寄予了人们对官运仕途顺畅、高升的向往。猴爱吃桃众所周知,故有谚语“猴桃瑞寿”,表示吉祥如意、健康长寿。

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