Gem Dealer prices have a lot more to do with the size (quantity) of
the purchases than the fact that they are “card carrying” gem
dealers. The fastest way into the “club” is to make large purchases -
consistently. Prices will go down and suppliers will "mysteriously"
Best regards Robert Lowe, Lowe Associates - Brasil, Gemstones, Rough,
Specimens Tucson February 7 - 12, 2002 - GJX # 205 e-mail