Gold Capped: The epic gem market in patch 4.3

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We’ve known for quite some time that epic gems would be coming with patch 4.3. It was obvious extrapolation. It’s the last major patch of this expansion, and we didn’t have access to them yet. The last major question was how we’d learn the cuts, and just yesterday, we got major news on that front: Patch 4.3 is bringing new jewelcrafting vendors loaded with epic cut patterns. Each of the patterns can be bought for five Illustrious Jewelcrafter’s Tokens — yes, a work week’s worth of dailies. More thrifty folks can roll the dice and buy a Tome of Burning Jewels to learn a random cut, as that method will only set you back four tokens.

Without a doubt, this new vendor will have a tremendous impact on the jewelcrafting profession — and, with any luck, a tremendous positive impact on your in-game bank account as well.

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