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Campbell, CA, United States, 2008/05/04 - Grand Tang, an elite precious gem jeweler, today announced its attempt to enter the Guinness World Records™. Grand Tang presented to Guinness World Records™ its precious collection of the world’s largest 51.77 ct GIA certified natural cut Paraiba.
Paraiba tourmaline is one of the rarest jewelry gems in the world, and is showcased by the elite jewelers worldwide.
“Grand Tang is focused exclusively in the design and manufacturing of world class paraiba tourmaline”, said Andy Huang, President & CEO of Grand Tang, “and today, we present our precious collection, a GIA certified 51.77 carat natural cut oval shape transparent greenish neon blue flawless inclusion-free paraiba tourmaline, to the Guinness World Records™ as the world’s largest cut paraiba entry." In addition, a certificate of authenticity of this paraiba tourmaline from Gemology Institute of America (GIA) was also presented to the Guinness World Records™.
In accordance with Guinness World Records™ attempt guideline, two reputable person were also present to witness this record attempt press release event. “Taipei 101 has been awarded with the Guinness World Records™ as the World’s Fastest Passenger Elevators” said Ms. Louise Bystrom, Editor-in-Chief of This Month In Taiwan magazine, “And I am honored to witness the Guinness World Records™ attempt of the world’s largest cut paraiba tourmaline jewelry gem!” Ms. Evelyn Feng, Chief-Executive-Officer of Taipei Orphan Welfare Foundation, served as the second witness to this Guinness World Records™ attempt. “Although I am not an expert in the jewelry gem,” said Ms. Evelyn Feng, CEO of Taipei Orphan Welfare Foundation, “it is still a one-of-a-kind life time experience to witness such a large size jewelry gem close-up!” Both Ms. Louise Bystrom and Ms. Evelyn Feng signed on the Guinness World Records™ attempt application document as well as submitted their own statement to witness this record attempt event.
“Grand Tang is honored to attempt the Guinness World Records™ with our collection of the world’s largest natural cut flawless transparent neon blue paraiba tourmaline ”, and Andy Huang, President and CEO of Grand Tang, “and we will continue to serve our elite connoisseur with one of the most precious jewelry gem in the world, couture paraiba tourmaline!”
Grand Tang is an elite precious gem jeweler which focuses exclusively in the top quality paraiba tourmaline worldwide. Armed with its skilled design and manufacturing team with full supply of laboratory certified high-end paraiba tourmaline, Grand Tang is the first jeweler to provide global elites with a distinguished full-service custom-design Paraiba tourmaline.
Guinness World Records™ (guinnessworldrecords.com) is the ultimate authority on record-breaking achievement; The book has gone on to become a record breaker in its own right. With sales of more than 100 million copies in 100 different countries and 24 languages, Guinness World Records™ is the world’s best ever selling copyright book!
Taipei Orphan Welfare Foundation (orphan.org.tw) was founded in 1968, with the goal of promoting the welfare of orphans, exalt people’s compassion. The Foundation provides long-term assistance to character and spiritual development to children and teenagers who have lost their parents.
This Month in Taiwan magazine (thismonthintaiwan.com) is published monthly by China Commercial Service Inc. since 1974, and 40,000 bilingual copies are distributed monthly free of charge based on the sponsorship of its advertisers.