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Univ. of Hong Kong Scientists Develop ‘Hunter Drone’ That Can Seek Out Gem Deposits Univ. of Hong Kong Scientists Develop ‘Hunter Drone’ That Can Seek Out Gem Deposits

Univ. of Hong Kong Scientists Develop ‘Hunter Drone’ That Can Seek Out Gem Deposits

A pair of scientists from The University of Hong Kong have developed an autonomous “hunter drone” that can survey wide landscapes and identify valuable gemstone ...

Birthstone Feature: Five Years Ago, This 25.59-Carat Ruby Rocked the Auction World Birthstone Feature: Five Years Ago, This 25.59-Carat Ruby Rocked the Auction World

Birthstone Feature: Five Years Ago, This 25.59-Carat Ruby Rocked the Auction World

A little over five years ago, the 25.59-carat pigeon-blood-red “Sunrise Ruby” rocked the auction world when it obliterated two auction records at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels ...

Queen Elizabeth’s Iconic Three-Strand Pearl Necklace Actually Has Two Backups Queen Elizabeth’s Iconic Three-Strand Pearl Necklace Actually Has Two Backups

Queen Elizabeth’s Iconic Three-Strand Pearl Necklace Actually Has Two Backups

Queen Elizabeth II is rarely seen in public without her favorite three-strand pearl necklace — a gift from her beloved father, King George VI, who ...

Artisanal Miner Discovers Two Tanzanite Crystals Weighing a Combined 75,000 Carats Artisanal Miner Discovers Two Tanzanite Crystals Weighing a Combined 75,000 Carats

Artisanal Miner Discovers Two Tanzanite Crystals Weighing a Combined 75,000 Carats

An artisanal miner in Tanzania struck it rich last week when he sold two enormous tanzanite crystals for $3.4 million.Saniniu Laizer had discovered the crystals ...

Music Friday: Swiss Singer Luca Hänni Tries to Win the Heart of a 110-Carat ‘Diamant’ Music Friday: Swiss Singer Luca Hänni Tries to Win the Heart of a 110-Carat ‘Diamant’

Music Friday: Swiss Singer Luca Hänni Tries to Win the Heart of a 110-Carat ‘Diamant’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Swiss singer-songwriter Luca ...

3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals Make This Canadian Resort a Jewelry Lover’s Fantasy 3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals Make This Canadian Resort a Jewelry Lover’s Fantasy

3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals Make This Canadian Resort a Jewelry Lover’s Fantasy

More than 3.5 million Swarovski crystals are integrated into the architecture and decor of the Sparkling Hill Resort near Vernon, British Columbia, making this venue ...

Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Shows Off Emerald Engagement Ring Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Shows Off Emerald Engagement Ring

Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Shows Off Emerald Engagement Ring

Celebrity chefs Alex Guarnaschelli and Michael Castellon have taken their relationship to the next level — and the Food Network star has a dazzling ring ...

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Takes a Close Look at the ‘Gifts from Napoleon’ Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Takes a Close Look at the ‘Gifts from Napoleon’

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Takes a Close Look at the ‘Gifts from Napoleon’

An exhibit titled “Gifts from Napoleon” is the subject of today’s virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection. Two very special pieces gifted by ...

NBA Players Encouraged to Wear Diagnostic ‘Smart Ring’ When Season Resumes NBA Players Encouraged to Wear Diagnostic ‘Smart Ring’ When Season Resumes

NBA Players Encouraged to Wear Diagnostic ‘Smart Ring’ When Season Resumes

In an effort to quickly identify health risks when the NBA season resumes in Orlando on July 30, league officials are encouraging its players to ...

Music Friday: 19-Year-Old Faouzia Cries ‘Tears of Gold’ in Her Viral 2019 Release Music Friday: 19-Year-Old Faouzia Cries ‘Tears of Gold’ in Her Viral 2019 Release

Music Friday: 19-Year-Old Faouzia Cries ‘Tears of Gold’ in Her Viral 2019 Release

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great new songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Canadian-Moroccan singer-songwriter ...

Sotheby’s Marks Return to Live Auctions With Pair of Heart-Shaped Diamond Rings Sotheby’s Marks Return to Live Auctions With Pair of Heart-Shaped Diamond Rings

Sotheby’s Marks Return to Live Auctions With Pair of Heart-Shaped Diamond Rings

A gorgeous pair of fancy-colored heart-shaped diamond rings — one blue, one pink and each valued at more than $7 million — will headline Sotheby’s ...

Biblical Aaron Wore a Golden Breastplate Fashioned With 12 Inscribed Gemstones Biblical Aaron Wore a Golden Breastplate Fashioned With 12 Inscribed Gemstones

Biblical Aaron Wore a Golden Breastplate Fashioned With 12 Inscribed Gemstones

The biblical Aaron may have been the original King of Bling. More than 3,300 years ago, the first high priest of the Hebrews (and older ...

Birthstone Feature: Rare Alexandrite Looks Like an ‘Emerald by Day and Ruby by Night’ Birthstone Feature: Rare Alexandrite Looks Like an ‘Emerald by Day and Ruby by Night’

Birthstone Feature: Rare Alexandrite Looks Like an ‘Emerald by Day and Ruby by Night’

Often described as an “emerald by day and ruby by night,” alexandrite displays a dramatic chameleon-like color shift depending on the light source. In normal ...

Proceeds From Sale of Anna Hu’s Heart Ensemble to Support Healthcare Workers Proceeds From Sale of Anna Hu’s Heart Ensemble to Support Healthcare Workers

Proceeds From Sale of Anna Hu’s Heart Ensemble to Support Healthcare Workers

From July 3 to 13, a three-piece collection of heart-themed jewelry designed by Anna Hu will be auctioned online by Christie’s, with proceeds going to ...

Music Friday: Tommy Proposes With a Class Ring in 1991’s ‘She’s in Love With the Boy’ Music Friday: Tommy Proposes With a Class Ring in 1991’s ‘She’s in Love With the Boy’

Music Friday: Tommy Proposes With a Class Ring in 1991’s ‘She’s in Love With the Boy’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In Trisha Yearwood’s chart-topping ...

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Arrives at the Colorful ‘Stars and Cat’s Eyes’ Exhibit Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Arrives at the Colorful ‘Stars and Cat’s Eyes’ Exhibit

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Arrives at the Colorful ‘Stars and Cat’s Eyes’ Exhibit

Today’s virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection delivers an up-close and personal look at the colorful “Stars and Cat’s Eyes” exhibit, starring the ...

Leading Diamond Miners Join Forces to Launch the ‘Natural Diamond Council’ Leading Diamond Miners Join Forces to Launch the ‘Natural Diamond Council’

Leading Diamond Miners Join Forces to Launch the ‘Natural Diamond Council’

The world’s leading diamond miners have hit the reset button on the “Diamond Producers Association,” relaunching the global trade organization as the “Natural Diamond Council” ...

Treasure Chest Containing $1MM Cache of Gold, Gems and Jewelry Is Finally Found Treasure Chest Containing $1MM Cache of Gold, Gems and Jewelry Is Finally Found

Treasure Chest Containing $1MM Cache of Gold, Gems and Jewelry Is Finally Found

It took more than 10 years, but Forrest Fenn’s treasure chest containing a $1 million cache of gold nuggets, gold coins, rubies, diamonds, sapphires and ...

Gemfields’ Third Short Film Introduces the ‘6Cs’ of Buying a Ruby or Emerald Gemfields’ Third Short Film Introduces the ‘6Cs’ of Buying a Ruby or Emerald

Gemfields’ Third Short Film Introduces the ‘6Cs’ of Buying a Ruby or Emerald

“Buyers Guide,” the third installment in Gemfields’ short-film series, introduces the “6Cs” of buying a ruby or emerald. Gemfields takes the commonly known “4Cs” of ...

Music Friday: Eric Clapton’s ‘Golden Ring’ Chronicles a Complicated Love Triangle Music Friday: Eric Clapton’s ‘Golden Ring’ Chronicles a Complicated Love Triangle

Music Friday: Eric Clapton’s ‘Golden Ring’ Chronicles a Complicated Love Triangle

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today’s featured song, “Golden ...

DNA Fingerprinting Is Used to Determine Origin of Natural and Cultured Pearls DNA Fingerprinting Is Used to Determine Origin of Natural and Cultured Pearls

DNA Fingerprinting Is Used to Determine Origin of Natural and Cultured Pearls

Simple-to-use DNA testing kits, such as 23andMe and AncestryDNA, have been providing millions of families with eye-opening snapshots of where their ancestors came from. Now, ...

Lady Gaga Wore the 128-Carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’ During a Post-Oscar Run to Taco Bell Lady Gaga Wore the 128-Carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’ During a Post-Oscar Run to Taco Bell

Lady Gaga Wore the 128-Carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’ During a Post-Oscar Run to Taco Bell

On Friday, Lady Gaga dished the tasty 2019 Oscars backstory of how the $30 million, 128.54-carat “Tiffany Diamond” that she wore during the awards ceremony ...

Birthstone Feature: Historic ‘Pearl of Asia’ Is the World’s Largest Natural Pearl Birthstone Feature: Historic ‘Pearl of Asia’ Is the World’s Largest Natural Pearl

Birthstone Feature: Historic ‘Pearl of Asia’ Is the World’s Largest Natural Pearl

Today we celebrate June’s official birthstone by shining our spotlight on the world’s largest natural pearl. Tipping the scales at 600 carats (about a quarter ...

12-Carat Blue Diamond Headlines Christie’s First Live Auction Since Outbreak 12-Carat Blue Diamond Headlines Christie’s First Live Auction Since Outbreak

12-Carat Blue Diamond Headlines Christie’s First Live Auction Since Outbreak

A marquise-cut, 12.11-carat, fancy intense blue diamond will be headlining Christie’s first live auction since the COVID-19 outbreak. The internally flawless diamond is expected to ...

Music Friday: Katy Perry’s 2010 Ballad Urges Young Women to Shine Like a ‘Pearl’ Music Friday: Katy Perry’s 2010 Ballad Urges Young Women to Shine Like a ‘Pearl’

Music Friday: Katy Perry’s 2010 Ballad Urges Young Women to Shine Like a ‘Pearl’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, pop star Katy ...

Shuttered SF Greek Restaurant Opens Its Doors to Host Surprise Marriage Proposal Shuttered SF Greek Restaurant Opens Its Doors to Host Surprise Marriage Proposal

Shuttered SF Greek Restaurant Opens Its Doors to Host Surprise Marriage Proposal

A San Francisco-based Greek restaurant chain, which had closed each of its eateries in strict adherence to the city’s shelter-in-place order, made a special exception ...

The Dream Continues: Popular Crater of Diamonds Park Reopens in Murfreesboro The Dream Continues: Popular Crater of Diamonds Park Reopens in Murfreesboro

The Dream Continues: Popular Crater of Diamonds Park Reopens in Murfreesboro

Reservations were limited and visitors needed to bring their own tools, but the good news is that Arkansas’ field of dreams — the Crater of ...

Nationals’ 2019 World Series Rings Feature 257 Gemstones and One Baby Shark Nationals’ 2019 World Series Rings Feature 257 Gemstones and One Baby Shark

Nationals’ 2019 World Series Rings Feature 257 Gemstones and One Baby Shark

The Washington Nationals unveiled the design of their 2019 World Series rings during a video presentation on Sunday night. Featuring 257 gemstones weighing a total ...

Music Friday: Boyz II Men Sing About the ‘Diamond Eyes’ of a Long-Lost Love Music Friday: Boyz II Men Sing About the ‘Diamond Eyes’ of a Long-Lost Love

Music Friday: Boyz II Men Sing About the ‘Diamond Eyes’ of a Long-Lost Love

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you wonderful tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Philadelphia R&B legends ...

Next Stop on the Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour: An Amazing Topaz Exhibit Next Stop on the Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour: An Amazing Topaz Exhibit

Next Stop on the Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour: An Amazing Topaz Exhibit

Be prepared to be blown away by the next stop on our virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection. Featured today is an amazing ...

Here’s How a 28.86-Carat Diamond Made History and Changed the Market Here’s How a 28.86-Carat Diamond Made History and Changed the Market

Here’s How a 28.86-Carat Diamond Made History and Changed the Market

The 28.86-carat D-color diamond that is slated to headline an online auction in June has been named by Christie’s as one of the “10 Jewels ...

Bejeweled Dragons Could Earn the Title of the World’s Largest Pieces of Jewelry Bejeweled Dragons Could Earn the Title of the World’s Largest Pieces of Jewelry

Bejeweled Dragons Could Earn the Title of the World’s Largest Pieces of Jewelry

Mounted high above the lobby of the six-star Imperial Palace Saipan are two bejeweled dragons fighting over a flaming pearl. The installation spans more than ...

Hyatt Regency Seattle Assists With 21-Story-Tall, Sky-High Marriage Proposal Hyatt Regency Seattle Assists With 21-Story-Tall, Sky-High Marriage Proposal

Hyatt Regency Seattle Assists With 21-Story-Tall, Sky-High Marriage Proposal

Even though the Hyatt Regency Seattle had to suspend its normal operations due to COVID-19 health concerns, the brand new 45-story hotel at 8th & ...

Music Friday: Thompson Square Duo Shares Love Story in ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’ Music Friday: Thompson Square Duo Shares Love Story in ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’

Music Friday: Thompson Square Duo Shares Love Story in ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you chart-topping songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, country music duo ...

Angola’s Prolific Lulo Mine Yields 171-Carat, Gem-Quality White Diamond Angola’s Prolific Lulo Mine Yields 171-Carat, Gem-Quality White Diamond

Angola’s Prolific Lulo Mine Yields 171-Carat, Gem-Quality White Diamond

Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 171-carat, gem-quality, white stone at its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola, the same mine that produced the famous 404-carat ...

John Krasinski and Cast of ‘The Office’ Rejoice at Fans’ Virtual Wedding John Krasinski and Cast of ‘The Office’ Rejoice at Fans’ Virtual Wedding

John Krasinski and Cast of ‘The Office’ Rejoice at Fans’ Virtual Wedding

In a video that was posted Sunday and has already topped 8.8 million views, The Office star John Krasinski officiated the Zoom marriage ceremony of ...

Omaha Nurses Overcome Stress and Exhaustion to Prove Love Conquers All Omaha Nurses Overcome Stress and Exhaustion to Prove Love Conquers All

Omaha Nurses Overcome Stress and Exhaustion to Prove Love Conquers All

Halfway through a grueling 12-hour overnight shift at Omaha’s Methodist Hospital, registered nurse Jason Heimes popped the question to certified nursing assistant Ashley Jensen in ...

423-Carat ‘Logan Sapphire’ Is the Next Stop on Our Virtual Gem Gallery Tour 423-Carat ‘Logan Sapphire’ Is the Next Stop on Our Virtual Gem Gallery Tour

423-Carat ‘Logan Sapphire’ Is the Next Stop on Our Virtual Gem Gallery Tour

Our multi-part virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection continues today with a closeup look at the 422.99-carat “Logan Sapphire.” It’s not only the ...

Music Friday: Chris Lane Sings About His Real-Life Proposal in ‘Big, Big Plans’ Music Friday: Chris Lane Sings About His Real-Life Proposal in ‘Big, Big Plans’

Music Friday: Chris Lane Sings About His Real-Life Proposal in ‘Big, Big Plans’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you romantic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, country singer Chris ...

Short Film Describes How Gemfields Brings Emeralds From Darkness to Light Short Film Describes How Gemfields Brings Emeralds From Darkness to Light

Short Film Describes How Gemfields Brings Emeralds From Darkness to Light

Gemfields has just released “Emeralds,” the second of four short films that offer a glimpse into the miner’s world of colored gemstones.While the first installment ...

Survey: Jewelry Tops All Mother’s Day Gift Categories; Spending Climbs to $5.27B Survey: Jewelry Tops All Mother’s Day Gift Categories; Spending Climbs to $5.27B

Survey: Jewelry Tops All Mother’s Day Gift Categories; Spending Climbs to $5.27B

Lucky moms will be showered with jewelry gifts at an unprecedented level this Sunday, Mother’s Day. Despite uncertain times, spending on jewelry items is expected ...

Mummy of Bejeweled Teenage Girl Found in 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Near Luxor Mummy of Bejeweled Teenage Girl Found in 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Near Luxor

Mummy of Bejeweled Teenage Girl Found in 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Near Luxor

A team of Spanish and Egyptian archaeologists recently discovered the mummy of a bejeweled teenage girl in a 3,500-year-old tomb near Luxor, Egypt. The fashionable ...

Birthstone Feature: ‘Trapiche’ Emerald Remains a Gemological Curiosity Birthstone Feature: ‘Trapiche’ Emerald Remains a Gemological Curiosity

Birthstone Feature: ‘Trapiche’ Emerald Remains a Gemological Curiosity

Resembling a wheel with six spokes, “trapiche” emeralds may be the most unique variety of May’s birthstone. Found primarily in the black shales of Colombia’s ...

Music Friday: ‘Diamonds, Daisies and Snowflakes’ Describe Marlo Thomas in ‘That Girl’ Music Friday: ‘Diamonds, Daisies and Snowflakes’ Describe Marlo Thomas in ‘That Girl’

Music Friday: ‘Diamonds, Daisies and Snowflakes’ Describe Marlo Thomas in ‘That Girl’

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you nostalgic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. In the catchy ...

Baby Octopus Leads Divers to Lost Engagement Ring; Smartest Invertebrates Love Bling Baby Octopus Leads Divers to Lost Engagement Ring; Smartest Invertebrates Love Bling

Baby Octopus Leads Divers to Lost Engagement Ring; Smartest Invertebrates Love Bling

A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring while swimming in Howe Sound off Bowyer Island, British Columbia, is thanking a baby octopus for leading ...

San Diego Musician Pops the Question With Ring That’s Seen Two Global Pandemics San Diego Musician Pops the Question With Ring That’s Seen Two Global Pandemics

San Diego Musician Pops the Question With Ring That’s Seen Two Global Pandemics

The diamond ring that San Diego musician Scott Szikla used to propose to his neuroscientist girlfriend, Elena Blanco-Suarez, has seen two global pandemics — both ...

‘Dom Pedro’ Occupies Prime Spot Near the Hope Diamond; Hop on the Virtual Tour! ‘Dom Pedro’ Occupies Prime Spot Near the Hope Diamond; Hop on the Virtual Tour!

‘Dom Pedro’ Occupies Prime Spot Near the Hope Diamond; Hop on the Virtual Tour!

Occupying one of the most highly trafficked locations in the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals in Washington, DC, is an obelisk-shaped ...

Pink Diamond Jennifer Lopez Got From Ben Affleck in 2002 Is Still Making Headlines Pink Diamond Jennifer Lopez Got From Ben Affleck in 2002 Is Still Making Headlines

Pink Diamond Jennifer Lopez Got From Ben Affleck in 2002 Is Still Making Headlines

Back in 2002, Ben Affleck proposed to Jennifer Lopez with a 6.1-carat radiant-cut fancy intense pink diamond. Even though the power couple — affectionally known ...

Music Friday: Trumpeter Herb Alpert Teams Up With Janet Jackson in 1987’s ‘Diamonds’ Music Friday: Trumpeter Herb Alpert Teams Up With Janet Jackson in 1987’s ‘Diamonds’

Music Friday: Trumpeter Herb Alpert Teams Up With Janet Jackson in 1987’s ‘Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you memorable songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Back in 1987, legendary ...

Here Are the Top Baby Girl Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones Here Are the Top Baby Girl Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones

Here Are the Top Baby Girl Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones

The most popular baby girl names in the U.S. are Emma, Olivia, Ava, Isabella and Sophia, according to the Social Security Administration’s latest statistics.With traditional ...

Gold-Infused Drug Inhibits Spread of Coronavirus, Say Georgia State Researchers Gold-Infused Drug Inhibits Spread of Coronavirus, Say Georgia State Researchers

Gold-Infused Drug Inhibits Spread of Coronavirus, Say Georgia State Researchers

Auranofin, a gold-infused drug originally developed in 1985 and approved by the FDA to treat rheumatoid arthritis, is effective at inhibiting the spread of the ...

Can’t Visit the National Gem Collection in DC? Here’s the Next Best Thing Can’t Visit the National Gem Collection in DC? Here’s the Next Best Thing

Can’t Visit the National Gem Collection in DC? Here’s the Next Best Thing

More than six million people pass through the hallowed halls of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection in an average year. The collection dates back to ...

World’s Top Diamond Producer, Alrosa, Doubles Spending to Battle COVID-19 World’s Top Diamond Producer, Alrosa, Doubles Spending to Battle COVID-19

World’s Top Diamond Producer, Alrosa, Doubles Spending to Battle COVID-19

Alrosa, the world’s leading diamond producer in terms of carats, has more than doubled its spending to counter the spread of COVID-19 in and around ...

Music Friday: Rob Thomas Tells a Story of Empathy and Love in 2009’s ‘Her Diamonds’ Music Friday: Rob Thomas Tells a Story of Empathy and Love in 2009’s ‘Her Diamonds’

Music Friday: Rob Thomas Tells a Story of Empathy and Love in 2009’s ‘Her Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fabulous songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In his 2009 hit, ...

‘Today’ Show Weatherman Al Roker Is Thrilled for Newly Engaged Daughter Courtney ‘Today’ Show Weatherman Al Roker Is Thrilled for Newly Engaged Daughter Courtney

‘Today’ Show Weatherman Al Roker Is Thrilled for Newly Engaged Daughter Courtney

Al Roker was thrilled to announce his daughter’s engagement on Instagram this past Sunday. The venerable Today show weatherman shared three pics of his daughter, ...

Sanitation Crew Helps GA Woman Rescue 3-Stone Diamond Ring From County Landfill Sanitation Crew Helps GA Woman Rescue 3-Stone Diamond Ring From County Landfill

Sanitation Crew Helps GA Woman Rescue 3-Stone Diamond Ring From County Landfill

Gainesville resident Joan Sheffield says that as soon as Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp lifts the state’s shelter-in-place order, she will be hosting a luncheon for ...

Leading Diamond Company Donates $2.5MM to Fight Pandemic in Botswana and Namibia Leading Diamond Company Donates $2.5MM to Fight Pandemic in Botswana and Namibia

Leading Diamond Company Donates $2.5MM to Fight Pandemic in Botswana and Namibia

As a 50/50 joint venture partner with both Botswana and Namibia in the recovery and sorting of rough diamonds, De Beers Group has regularly supported ...

Friends and Family Witness Quarantined Couple’s Marriage Proposal Via Google Hangouts Friends and Family Witness Quarantined Couple’s Marriage Proposal Via Google Hangouts

Friends and Family Witness Quarantined Couple’s Marriage Proposal Via Google Hangouts

With an engagement ring “burning a hole” in his pocket, PJ Bruno delivered a marriage proposal to his longtime girlfriend, Jaz Zepatos, while the New ...

Music Friday Tribute: Bill Withers Explains Why Your Love is Like a Chunk of Gold Music Friday Tribute: Bill Withers Explains Why Your Love is Like a Chunk of Gold

Music Friday Tribute: Bill Withers Explains Why Your Love is Like a Chunk of Gold

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today we pay tribute ...

GIA’s ‘Gemkids’ Website Is Aimed at Youngsters Who Love Gems and Jewelry GIA’s ‘Gemkids’ Website Is Aimed at Youngsters Who Love Gems and Jewelry

GIA’s ‘Gemkids’ Website Is Aimed at Youngsters Who Love Gems and Jewelry

Kids think gemstones and jewelry are cool. That’s why the Gemological Institute of America has put together a great website called Gemkids®.Overflowing with colorful graphics ...

Philly Couple Takes Break From Quarantine to Get Engaged Atop the ‘Rocky’ Steps Philly Couple Takes Break From Quarantine to Get Engaged Atop the ‘Rocky’ Steps

Philly Couple Takes Break From Quarantine to Get Engaged Atop the ‘Rocky’ Steps

A Philadelphia couple recently took a much-needed break from quarantine to visit one of their favorite places — the top of the Rocky Steps at ...

Queen Elizabeth’s Historic Turquoise Brooch Symbolizes Healing, Love and Protection Queen Elizabeth’s Historic Turquoise Brooch Symbolizes Healing, Love and Protection

Queen Elizabeth’s Historic Turquoise Brooch Symbolizes Healing, Love and Protection

Wearing a bright emerald-colored dress complemented by a turquoise-and-diamond brooch, Queen Elizabeth II addressed the citizens of the UK — and the world — with ...

For Second Time in 12 Months, L.I. Man Finds Rare Purple Pearl in a Quahog Clam For Second Time in 12 Months, L.I. Man Finds Rare Purple Pearl in a Quahog Clam

For Second Time in 12 Months, L.I. Man Finds Rare Purple Pearl in a Quahog Clam

For the second time in 12 months, an Eastern Long Island man has found a super-rare purple natural pearl inside a locally harvested quahog clam.In ...

Music Friday: Sting of The Police Sings of Rings in 1983’s ‘Wrapped Around Your Finger’ Music Friday: Sting of The Police Sings of Rings in 1983’s ‘Wrapped Around Your Finger’

Music Friday: Sting of The Police Sings of Rings in 1983’s ‘Wrapped Around Your Finger’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Sting of ...

Advanced Mapping Technology Allows for Online Auction of ‘Special Size’ Rough Diamonds Advanced Mapping Technology Allows for Online Auction of ‘Special Size’ Rough Diamonds

Advanced Mapping Technology Allows for Online Auction of ‘Special Size’ Rough Diamonds

Due to international travel restrictions, diamond mining giant Alrosa is temporarily changing the way it’s selling “special size” rough diamonds larger than 10.8 carats. Instead ...

April Birthstone Feature: ‘Marquise Diamond Ring’ Conveys Art Deco Elegance April Birthstone Feature: ‘Marquise Diamond Ring’ Conveys Art Deco Elegance

April Birthstone Feature: ‘Marquise Diamond Ring’ Conveys Art Deco Elegance

Standing in stark contrast to the earlier Art Nouveau and Edwardian eras, the Art Deco period of the 1920s and 30s represented modernism reinterpreted as ...

Paris in Springtime Was Not in the Cards, So He Brought Paris to Fredericksburg, VA Paris in Springtime Was Not in the Cards, So He Brought Paris to Fredericksburg, VA

Paris in Springtime Was Not in the Cards, So He Brought Paris to Fredericksburg, VA

In Sunday night’s inaugural YouTube broadcast of John Krasinski’s “Some Good News” — a show dedicated to heartwarming and uplifting stories during these uncertain times ...

Diamond Ring Rescued From Recycling Plant Symbolizes Message of Hope: ‘We Can Beat This’ Diamond Ring Rescued From Recycling Plant Symbolizes Message of Hope: ‘We Can Beat This’

Diamond Ring Rescued From Recycling Plant Symbolizes Message of Hope: ‘We Can Beat This’

Waste management workers in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, pulled the plug on their normal operations this past Wednesday to help a distraught women whose diamond ...

Music Friday: Neil Diamond’s Hand-Washing Parody of ‘Sweet Caroline’ Is ‘So Good’ Music Friday: Neil Diamond’s Hand-Washing Parody of ‘Sweet Caroline’ Is ‘So Good’

Music Friday: Neil Diamond’s Hand-Washing Parody of ‘Sweet Caroline’ Is ‘So Good’

Welcome to Music Friday when we would normally bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today we ...

You’re Scrubbing Your Hands Throughout the Day, But What About Your Jewelry? You’re Scrubbing Your Hands Throughout the Day, But What About Your Jewelry?

You’re Scrubbing Your Hands Throughout the Day, But What About Your Jewelry?

You’ve got the routine down pat by now. You scrub your hands multiple times throughout the day — for at least 20 seconds (The time ...

‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Star Whitney Thore Gets the Sapphire Ring of Her Dreams ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Star Whitney Thore Gets the Sapphire Ring of Her Dreams

‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Star Whitney Thore Gets the Sapphire Ring of Her Dreams

My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Whitney Thore got the ring of her dreams last night during the season six finale on TLC. Boyfriend Chase ...

Diamond Exploration on Canada’s Baffin Island Yields Secrets of a Lost Continent Diamond Exploration on Canada’s Baffin Island Yields Secrets of a Lost Continent

Diamond Exploration on Canada’s Baffin Island Yields Secrets of a Lost Continent

Diamond exploration samples extracted from the glacier-covered Baffin Island in Canada’s North have yielded secrets of a lost continent.Researchers at the University of British Columbia ...

Chicago-Area Nurse Takes Break from Heroic Work to Accept Marriage Proposal Chicago-Area Nurse Takes Break from Heroic Work to Accept Marriage Proposal

Chicago-Area Nurse Takes Break from Heroic Work to Accept Marriage Proposal

As the clinical leader of Edward Hospital’s Pulmonary Medicine Unit in Naperville, IL, Juliette Blondis has been working long, stressful hours treating patients with the ...

Music Friday: His ‘Photograph’ Fits Inside the Necklace She Got When She Was 16 Music Friday: His ‘Photograph’ Fits Inside the Necklace She Got When She Was 16

Music Friday: His ‘Photograph’ Fits Inside the Necklace She Got When She Was 16

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you blockbuster hits with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Boyce Avenue lead ...

Oops! Canadian Mint’s New Release Isn’t the World’s First Diamond-Shaped Coin Oops! Canadian Mint’s New Release Isn’t the World’s First Diamond-Shaped Coin

Oops! Canadian Mint’s New Release Isn’t the World’s First Diamond-Shaped Coin

A little over a week ago, we introduced you to the Royal Canadian Mint’s three-dimensional, diamond-shaped collectible coin — a .999 fine silver coin adorned ...

Coronavirus Fails to Stop Magical Moment Between NC Woman and Her Grandpa Coronavirus Fails to Stop Magical Moment Between NC Woman and Her Grandpa

Coronavirus Fails to Stop Magical Moment Between NC Woman and Her Grandpa

Carly Boyd and her beloved grandpa, Shelton, are media sensations today because of a tender moment captured by the staff of a nursing home in ...

Here’s How GE’s ‘Project Superpressure’ Produced the First Lab-Grown Diamond Here’s How GE’s ‘Project Superpressure’ Produced the First Lab-Grown Diamond

Here’s How GE’s ‘Project Superpressure’ Produced the First Lab-Grown Diamond

Superman fans may remember how the Man of Steel crushed a chunk of coal into a diamond in 1983’s Superman III. While the superhero’s legendary ...

Inspired by a 5th Ave. Window Display, Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Hits Theaters Apr. 19 Inspired by a 5th Ave. Window Display, Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Hits Theaters Apr. 19

Inspired by a 5th Ave. Window Display, Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Hits Theaters Apr. 19

Captured live from Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, George Balanchine’s “Jewels” — with three parts dedicated to emerald, ruby and diamond — is coming to theaters across ...

Music Friday: Donald Fagen Says His Ex Wouldn’t Know a Diamond If She Held It in Her Hand Music Friday: Donald Fagen Says His Ex Wouldn’t Know a Diamond If She Held It in Her Hand

Music Friday: Donald Fagen Says His Ex Wouldn’t Know a Diamond If She Held It in Her Hand

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Donald Fagen ...

Alrosa Unearths a Colorful Surprise at Its New Diamond Mine in Yakutia, Russia Alrosa Unearths a Colorful Surprise at Its New Diamond Mine in Yakutia, Russia

Alrosa Unearths a Colorful Surprise at Its New Diamond Mine in Yakutia, Russia

Diamond mining giant Alrosa recently pulled an unexpected treasure from its new deposit at Verkhne-Munskoye in the frigid, sparsely populated Russian outpost of Yakutia. The ...

Pizza Ring Empowers Aussie Woman to Pop the Question During Soccer Match Pizza Ring Empowers Aussie Woman to Pop the Question During Soccer Match

Pizza Ring Empowers Aussie Woman to Pop the Question During Soccer Match

In early February, we announced that the Aussie division of Domino’s was giving away a one-of-a-kind, pizza-slice engagement ring topped with bubbly diamond “cheese” and ...

Royal Canadian Mint Launches World’s First Diamond-Shaped Collectible Coin Royal Canadian Mint Launches World’s First Diamond-Shaped Collectible Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Launches World’s First Diamond-Shaped Collectible Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has created an extravagant, three-dimensional diamond-shaped collectible coin adorned with an actual diamond. Crafted from three ounces of 99.99% pure silver, ...

Music Friday: Hoping to Save His Relationship, Frankie Valli Points to a ‘Little Chip of Diamond’ Music Friday: Hoping to Save His Relationship, Frankie Valli Points to a ‘Little Chip of Diamond’

Music Friday: Hoping to Save His Relationship, Frankie Valli Points to a ‘Little Chip of Diamond’

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Frankie Valli ...

Missouri Man Delivers Surprise Proposal to ‘Ellen’ Superfan With Help From the Host Missouri Man Delivers Surprise Proposal to ‘Ellen’ Superfan With Help From the Host

Missouri Man Delivers Surprise Proposal to ‘Ellen’ Superfan With Help From the Host

A Missouri couple who admitted to doing things a little “backward” recently got engaged on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in front of a live studio ...

Here’s One More Reason for Proposal Procrastinators to Finally Put a Ring on It Here’s One More Reason for Proposal Procrastinators to Finally Put a Ring on It

Here’s One More Reason for Proposal Procrastinators to Finally Put a Ring on It

Despite the best of intentions, many young suitors let the winter season slip away without proposing to the loves of their lives. They couldn’t gather ...

Congratulations, March Babies! Your Official Birthstone Is Sea Blue Aquamarine Congratulations, March Babies! Your Official Birthstone Is Sea Blue Aquamarine

Congratulations, March Babies! Your Official Birthstone Is Sea Blue Aquamarine

As the official birthstone for the month of March, aquamarine is the sea-blue variety of the mineral beryl, whose family members include the intense green ...

Stanford Scientists Transform Fossil Fuel Molecules Into Pure Diamond Stanford Scientists Transform Fossil Fuel Molecules Into Pure Diamond

Stanford Scientists Transform Fossil Fuel Molecules Into Pure Diamond

A new study from Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory reveals how — with the right amount of pressure and a modest amount of ...

Short Film Details How Diamond Revenues Empower the People of Botswana Short Film Details How Diamond Revenues Empower the People of Botswana

Short Film Details How Diamond Revenues Empower the People of Botswana

In 1967, diamonds were discovered in the newly independent Republic of Botswana. At the time, the land-locked country in Southern Africa was the third-poorest on ...

Class Ring Lost in Maine 47 Years Ago Is Unearthed in Finland — 4,000 Miles Away Class Ring Lost in Maine 47 Years Ago Is Unearthed in Finland — 4,000 Miles Away

Class Ring Lost in Maine 47 Years Ago Is Unearthed in Finland — 4,000 Miles Away

Forty-seven years ago, Debra McKenna lost her boyfriend’s high school ring in the bathroom of a Portland, Maine, department store. Shawn’s ring was adorned with ...

Alrosa Raises Profile in Color Market With Sale of 6-Carat Fancy Intense Pink-Purple Diamond Alrosa Raises Profile in Color Market With Sale of 6-Carat Fancy Intense Pink-Purple Diamond

Alrosa Raises Profile in Color Market With Sale of 6-Carat Fancy Intense Pink-Purple Diamond

In a move that will surely raise its profile in the global market for polished colored diamonds, Russian mining giant Alrosa recently sold a 6.21-carat ...

Couples Spent an Average of $5,900 on Engagement Rings in 2019, Reports The Knot Couples Spent an Average of $5,900 on Engagement Rings in 2019, Reports The Knot

Couples Spent an Average of $5,900 on Engagement Rings in 2019, Reports The Knot

Couples spent an average of $5,900 on their engagement rings in 2019, according to The Knot’s 13th Annual Real Weddings Study. That amount reflected a ...

Music Friday: Marty Raybon Tells the Story of a Young Couple’s ‘Cracker Jack Diamond’ Music Friday: Marty Raybon Tells the Story of a Young Couple’s ‘Cracker Jack Diamond’

Music Friday: Marty Raybon Tells the Story of a Young Couple’s ‘Cracker Jack Diamond’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, country music artist ...

Icelandic Hotel Offers One Free Night to Ladies Who ‘Take the Lead’ on Leap Day Icelandic Hotel Offers One Free Night to Ladies Who ‘Take the Lead’ on Leap Day

Icelandic Hotel Offers One Free Night to Ladies Who ‘Take the Lead’ on Leap Day

Ladies planning to pop the question on Leap Day, February 29, may want to check out this tempting offer from Iceland’s Hotel Rangá, a luxury ...

Soft Drink Giant Is Giving Away an Engagement Diamond Lab-Grown From Crystal Pepsi Soft Drink Giant Is Giving Away an Engagement Diamond Lab-Grown From Crystal Pepsi

Soft Drink Giant Is Giving Away an Engagement Diamond Lab-Grown From Crystal Pepsi

The 1.53-carat diamond at the center of Pepsi’s Engagement Ring Giveaway was formed in a lab with carbon derived from its short-lived spinoff, Crystal Pepsi.Soft-drink ...

Air Force Pilot Launches Ring 17 Miles Into Space as Part of Stellar Marriage Proposal Air Force Pilot Launches Ring 17 Miles Into Space as Part of Stellar Marriage Proposal

Air Force Pilot Launches Ring 17 Miles Into Space as Part of Stellar Marriage Proposal

A U.S. Air Force pilot attached an engagement ring to a weather balloon and sent it 17 miles into space as part of a spectacular ...

172-Carat Parallelogram-Shaped Amethyst With ‘Staircase Cut’ Resides at Smithsonian 172-Carat Parallelogram-Shaped Amethyst With ‘Staircase Cut’ Resides at Smithsonian

172-Carat Parallelogram-Shaped Amethyst With ‘Staircase Cut’ Resides at Smithsonian

One of the world’s most unusual examples of February’s birthstone is this 172.23-carat parallelogram-shaped amethyst that boasts a fancy “staircase cut” on the pavilion. (That’s ...

Music Friday: Nissan Ad Boosts Exposure of ‘Gold,’ Andreya Triana’s 2015 Release Music Friday: Nissan Ad Boosts Exposure of ‘Gold,’ Andreya Triana’s 2015 Release

Music Friday: Nissan Ad Boosts Exposure of ‘Gold,’ Andreya Triana’s 2015 Release

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Andreya Triana’s 2015 ...

Black Diamonds Are the Toughest, Says Pop Diva Janet Jackson, and She’s Right Black Diamonds Are the Toughest, Says Pop Diva Janet Jackson, and She’s Right

Black Diamonds Are the Toughest, Says Pop Diva Janet Jackson, and She’s Right

Black diamonds have been top of mind this week because Janet Jackson announced on Monday that both her newest studio album and upcoming world tour ...

Fancy Pink Diamonds Soar 116% in Value Over Past Decade, Says Research Group Fancy Pink Diamonds Soar 116% in Value Over Past Decade, Says Research Group

Fancy Pink Diamonds Soar 116% in Value Over Past Decade, Says Research Group

Fancy pink diamonds soared 116% in value over the past decade, outpacing blues (81%) and yellows (21%), according to a report by the Fancy Color ...

World’s Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: ‘Diamond Finder’ World’s Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: ‘Diamond Finder’

World’s Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: ‘Diamond Finder’

A number of celebrity websites have been revisiting a memorable 2011 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians — the one where a 14-year-old Kylie ...

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