Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Tahitian Black Pearls auction in Kobe

Tahitian Black Pearls auction was held in Kobe.

Most of buyers came from Asia.

The quality fo pearls were little bit less luster compare with past.

There were few peacok color.

Prices were strong for fine quality and weak for medium to commercial quality.

There were many pf 10 - 11mm. for Japanese market.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Golden Week this year

Japan has vacation as national holidays in May, it called "Golden Week".
It starts from April 28 to May 6 this year.
Economy situation is not good right now, so some companies take 18days of day off.

Japanese government make price of free way down recently.
Also price of gasoline has been down compared with last year.
So there are heavy traffic jam this Golden Week.