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Arkansas Woman Scores Biggest Diamond of 2020 at Crater of Diamonds State Park Arkansas Woman Scores Biggest Diamond of 2020 at Crater of Diamonds State Park

Arkansas Woman Scores Biggest Diamond of 2020 at Crater of Diamonds State Park

While working the search field at Crater of Diamonds State Park, Beatrice Watkins joked to her two young granddaughters that their future husbands would need ...

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 ...

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