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Music Friday: Jake Owen’s ‘Days of Gold’ Celebrates a Sensational Southern Summer Music Friday: Jake Owen’s ‘Days of Gold’ Celebrates a Sensational Southern Summer

Music Friday: Jake Owen’s ‘Days of Gold’ Celebrates a Sensational Southern Summer

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

Gem Lovers Rejoiced When Spinel Became an Official August Birthstone in 2016 Gem Lovers Rejoiced When Spinel Became an Official August Birthstone in 2016

Gem Lovers Rejoiced When Spinel Became an Official August Birthstone in 2016

Gemstone lovers rejoiced in the summer of 2016 when two leading jewelry-industry associations recognized spinel as an official birthstone for August. Best known for its ...

HGTV Star Tarek El Moussa Thrills Heather Rae Young With Lucky 8-Carat Diamond HGTV Star Tarek El Moussa Thrills Heather Rae Young With Lucky 8-Carat Diamond

HGTV Star Tarek El Moussa Thrills Heather Rae Young With Lucky 8-Carat Diamond

Heather Rae Young told her 932,000 Instagram followers that she is “absolutely obsessed” with her new 8.08-carat emerald-cut diamond and that she can’t stop staring ...

Gemfields’ 4th Short Film Describes How Rubies Are Born Deep Within the Earth Gemfields’ 4th Short Film Describes How Rubies Are Born Deep Within the Earth

Gemfields’ 4th Short Film Describes How Rubies Are Born Deep Within the Earth

The dramatic fourth and final installment in Gemfields’ short-film series paints a vivid picture of how rubies — “the rarest of all colored gemstones” — ...

World’s Largest Faceted Peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge Have This in Common World’s Largest Faceted Peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge Have This in Common

World’s Largest Faceted Peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge Have This in Common

Here’s a birthstone riddle for the month of August: What do the world’s largest faceted peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge have in common?If you’re stumped, ...

Music Friday: Country Star Cody Johnson’s Got a Diamond in His Pocket Music Friday: Country Star Cody Johnson’s Got a Diamond in His Pocket

Music Friday: Country Star Cody Johnson’s Got a Diamond in His Pocket

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

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: Check Out the Stunning 23-Carat ‘Carmen Lúcia Ruby’ Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: Check Out the Stunning 23-Carat ‘Carmen Lúcia Ruby’

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: Check Out the Stunning 23-Carat ‘Carmen Lúcia Ruby’

Today’s virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection delivers an up-close-and-personal look at the incomparable “Carmen Lúcia Ruby.” The 23.10-carat specimen has the distinction ...

GIA and IBM Join Forces to Introduce Artificial Intelligence to Diamond Clarity Grading GIA and IBM Join Forces to Introduce Artificial Intelligence to Diamond Clarity Grading

GIA and IBM Join Forces to Introduce Artificial Intelligence to Diamond Clarity Grading

In a move that promises to fundamentally change the way diamonds are graded for clarity, the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has joined forces with ...

Katherine Hepburn’s Emerald Engagement Ring From Howard Hughes Fetches $108K Katherine Hepburn’s Emerald Engagement Ring From Howard Hughes Fetches $108K

Katherine Hepburn’s Emerald Engagement Ring From Howard Hughes Fetches $108K

The emerald-and-diamond engagement ring that billionaire business tycoon Howard Hughes gave to Hollywood legend Katherine Hepburn in 1938 was recently purchased for $108,000 at Los ...

Demi Lovato Thrills 88.9MM Instagram Fans With Pics of Her New Engagement Ring Demi Lovato Thrills 88.9MM Instagram Fans With Pics of Her New Engagement Ring

Demi Lovato Thrills 88.9MM Instagram Fans With Pics of Her New Engagement Ring

This past Thursday, songstress Demi Lovato thrilled her 88.9 million Instagram followers with romantic pics of her Malibu engagement to actor Max Ehrich, who proposed ...

Music Friday: Danny Vera Extols the Virtues of Hard Work in ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’ Music Friday: Danny Vera Extols the Virtues of Hard Work in ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’

Music Friday: Danny Vera Extols the Virtues of Hard Work in ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Netherlands-born Danny Vera ...

Princess Beatrice Bucks Tradition, Chooses Platinum Instead of Welsh Gold Princess Beatrice Bucks Tradition, Chooses Platinum Instead of Welsh Gold

Princess Beatrice Bucks Tradition, Chooses Platinum Instead of Welsh Gold

Princess Beatrice, the newest Royal Family bride, bucked nearly 100 years of tradition by choosing an ornate platinum-and-diamond wedding band instead of a simple band ...

This Modern-Day Cinderella Story Comes With a Surprising Male Twist This Modern-Day Cinderella Story Comes With a Surprising Male Twist

This Modern-Day Cinderella Story Comes With a Surprising Male Twist

When Doug Faucher pulled a men’s wedding band from the sand near Cato’s Bridge in Jupiter, FL, he was determined to use the power of ...

Princess Beatrice Dons the Same Tiara Worn by Queen Elizabeth on Her Wedding Day Princess Beatrice Dons the Same Tiara Worn by Queen Elizabeth on Her Wedding Day

Princess Beatrice Dons the Same Tiara Worn by Queen Elizabeth on Her Wedding Day

Princess Beatrice wore a very special diamond tiara as she exchanged wedding vows with Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi during an understated, private ceremony at The Royal ...

115-Carat Pear-Shaped Diamond Is the Star of Christie’s New York Auction 115-Carat Pear-Shaped Diamond Is the Star of Christie’s New York Auction

115-Carat Pear-Shaped Diamond Is the Star of Christie’s New York Auction

A 115.83-carat pear-shaped diamond is the star of Christie’s upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction in New York. The F-color, VVS1 gem dangles from a majestic 19-inch ...

Music Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Calls Himself a ‘Diamond in the Rough’ Music Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Calls Himself a ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Music Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Calls Himself a ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Alexander Hamilton sees ...

Two-Time Olympian Sam Mikulak Pops the Question to TV Host Mia Atkins Two-Time Olympian Sam Mikulak Pops the Question to TV Host Mia Atkins

Two-Time Olympian Sam Mikulak Pops the Question to TV Host Mia Atkins

Two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak recently popped the question to his TV host girlfriend, Mia Atkins, with a dazzling pear-shaped diamond engagement ring.The surprise proposal took ...

Exciting Run of Good Luck Continues at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park Exciting Run of Good Luck Continues at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park

Exciting Run of Good Luck Continues at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park

Sometimes good fortune comes down to being in the right place at the right time. It’s called “serendipity” and that’s the name Dr. Mindy Pomtree ...

Custom-Cut Rubies, Sapphires Form the ‘DC’ Logo on Mystics’ Championship Rings Custom-Cut Rubies, Sapphires Form the ‘DC’ Logo on Mystics’ Championship Rings

Custom-Cut Rubies, Sapphires Form the ‘DC’ Logo on Mystics’ Championship Rings

Six custom-cut rubies and an equal number of custom-cut sapphires make up the swooping “DC” logo on the 2019 championship rings of the WNBA’s Washington ...

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: This Emerald Was Worn by the Rulers of Baroda Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: This Emerald Was Worn by the Rulers of Baroda

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: This Emerald Was Worn by the Rulers of Baroda

An exquisite 37.8-carat emerald once possessed by the royal rulers of Baroda is the next stop on our virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem ...

Music Friday: Country Boy Is in Love With a Girl Who Wears a Diamond Ring Music Friday: Country Boy Is in Love With a Girl Who Wears a Diamond Ring

Music Friday: Country Boy Is in Love With a Girl Who Wears a Diamond Ring

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you throwback tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, 27-time Grammy winner ...

Mission to Mars: Opals May Provide Fossil Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life Mission to Mars: Opals May Provide Fossil Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life

Mission to Mars: Opals May Provide Fossil Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life

Fossils preserved within opals on the surface of Mars could prove the existence of extraterrestrial life.On July 20, NASA will send the Mars 2020 Perseverance ...

‘Scavengers’ to the Rescue: Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring at NY Beach ‘Scavengers’ to the Rescue: Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring at NY Beach

‘Scavengers’ to the Rescue: Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring at NY Beach

Gina Bopp was so certain that her diamond engagement ring had been swallowed up by the Atlantic Ocean that she immediately bought a faux version ...

World’s Most Famous Diamonds May Have ‘Super-Deep’ Origins, Says GIA World’s Most Famous Diamonds May Have ‘Super-Deep’ Origins, Says GIA

World’s Most Famous Diamonds May Have ‘Super-Deep’ Origins, Says GIA

New smoking-gun evidence seems to confirm the theory that the world’s most famous diamonds — such as the 45-carat Hope and the 3,106-carat Cullinan — ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lucara Adds 549-Carat White Diamond to Its Growing List of Massive Finds Lucara Adds 549-Carat White Diamond to Its Growing List of Massive Finds

Lucara Adds 549-Carat White Diamond to Its Growing List of Massive Finds

Lucara Diamond Corp. just recovered a 549-carat unbroken white diamond of “exceptional purity” from its Karowe Mine in Botswana — a mine that has earned ...

Music Friday: Joan Baez Recounts a Call From Bob Dylan in 1975’s ‘Diamonds & Rust’ Music Friday: Joan Baez Recounts a Call From Bob Dylan in 1975’s ‘Diamonds & Rust’

Music Friday: Joan Baez Recounts a Call From Bob Dylan in 1975’s ‘Diamonds & Rust’

Welcome to Music Friday when we feature classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, folk music legend Joan ...

Get Your Rings Ready for Valentine’s Day, the 2nd-Most-Popular Time to Pop the Question Get Your Rings Ready for Valentine’s Day, the 2nd-Most-Popular Time to Pop the Question

Get Your Rings Ready for Valentine’s Day, the 2nd-Most-Popular Time to Pop the Question

Suitors from coast to coast are breathlessly anticipating Valentine’s Day, the calendar’s second-most-popular time to pop the question. Only Christmas Day sees more proposals, according ...

Domino’s Is Giving Away a Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped With Diamonds and Rubies Domino’s Is Giving Away a Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped With Diamonds and Rubies

Domino’s Is Giving Away a Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped With Diamonds and Rubies

Pizza lovers looking to pop the question this Valentine’s Day have an opportunity to win a one-of-a-kind, pizza-slice engagement ring topped with bubbly diamond “cheese” ...

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Purchases Expected to Surge 48.7% in 2020, Says NRF Survey Valentine’s Day Jewelry Purchases Expected to Surge 48.7% in 2020, Says NRF Survey

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Purchases Expected to Surge 48.7% in 2020, Says NRF Survey

Upbeat consumers are expected to set a record for Valentine’s Day spending this year, with jewelry-related purchases surging an astonishing 48.7%, according to a survey ...

Original Concept for the NFL’s Vince Lombardi Trophy Was Sketched on a Napkin in 1966 Original Concept for the NFL’s Vince Lombardi Trophy Was Sketched on a Napkin in 1966

Original Concept for the NFL’s Vince Lombardi Trophy Was Sketched on a Napkin in 1966

When Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes raised the Vince Lombardi Trophy above his head after last night’s 31-20 defeat of the San Francisco 49ers ...

Music Friday: Kylie Minogue ‘Shines On and On and On’ in 2007’s ‘White Diamond’ Music Friday: Kylie Minogue ‘Shines On and On and On’ in 2007’s ‘White Diamond’

Music Friday: Kylie Minogue ‘Shines On and On and On’ in 2007’s ‘White Diamond’

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

Can Your Favorite Gemstone Scratch the Screen of an iPhone 11? You Betcha Can Your Favorite Gemstone Scratch the Screen of an iPhone 11? You Betcha

Can Your Favorite Gemstone Scratch the Screen of an iPhone 11? You Betcha

While the screen of a new iPhone 11 does a fine job resisting scratches from keys, coins and even razor blades, it would hardly stand ...

Newly Released Gold Coin Is So Small It Comes With Magnifying Lenses and a Light Newly Released Gold Coin Is So Small It Comes With Magnifying Lenses and a Light

Newly Released Gold Coin Is So Small It Comes With Magnifying Lenses and a Light

Reflecting its efforts to push boundaries, stretch the limits of technology and achieve something unique, Swissmint issued a gold coin so small that neither image ...

Swarovski Introduces Fun, Candy-Colored Collection of Lab-Grown Diamonds Swarovski Introduces Fun, Candy-Colored Collection of Lab-Grown Diamonds

Swarovski Introduces Fun, Candy-Colored Collection of Lab-Grown Diamonds

In a black velvet booth at the Ritz in Paris, Swarovski unveiled a fun and colorful collection of lab-grown diamonds, each with a fashionable name ...

Music Friday: Mumford & Sons’ Frontman Paints His Spirit Gold in 2012’s ‘I Will Wait’ Music Friday: Mumford & Sons’ Frontman Paints His Spirit Gold in 2012’s ‘I Will Wait’

Music Friday: Mumford & Sons’ Frontman Paints His Spirit Gold in 2012’s ‘I Will Wait’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you blockbuster songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Mumford & Sons’ ...

One of These Teams Will Finally See Some New Super Bowl Bling After Long Drought One of These Teams Will Finally See Some New Super Bowl Bling After Long Drought

One of These Teams Will Finally See Some New Super Bowl Bling After Long Drought

When Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs match up against Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV on February 2 ...

‘The Jewelled Tiger’ Is Immortalized in Pink Diamonds on The Perth Mint’s 3D Coin ‘The Jewelled Tiger’ Is Immortalized in Pink Diamonds on The Perth Mint’s 3D Coin

‘The Jewelled Tiger’ Is Immortalized in Pink Diamonds on The Perth Mint’s 3D Coin

Crafted in 18-karat rose gold and pavé set with 3 carats of extraordinarily rare Argyle pink diamonds, “The Jewelled Tiger” strikes a menacing pose on ...

Israeli Archaeologists Unearth Potter’s ‘Piggy Bank’ Filled With 1,200-Year-Old Gold Coins Israeli Archaeologists Unearth Potter’s ‘Piggy Bank’ Filled With 1,200-Year-Old Gold Coins

Israeli Archaeologists Unearth Potter’s ‘Piggy Bank’ Filled With 1,200-Year-Old Gold Coins

Archaeologists with the Israel Antiquities Authority have unearthed a clay juglet filled with seven gold coins dating back 1,200 years. The find was made near ...

Louis Vuitton Buys Historic 1,758-Carat ‘Sewelô’ Diamond From Lucara Diamond Corp. Louis Vuitton Buys Historic 1,758-Carat ‘Sewelô’ Diamond From Lucara Diamond Corp.

Louis Vuitton Buys Historic 1,758-Carat ‘Sewelô’ Diamond From Lucara Diamond Corp.

French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has purchased the historic 1,758-carat Sewelô diamond from Lucara in a deal that allows the mining company to retain a ...

Music Friday: Billie Marten Loves When You Give Her Things, Especially Wedding Rings Music Friday: Billie Marten Loves When You Give Her Things, Especially Wedding Rings

Music Friday: Billie Marten Loves When You Give Her Things, Especially Wedding Rings

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you wonderful songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, British songstress Billie ...

St. Louis Blues Mascot Earns First-Ever Stanley ‘Pup’ Championship Collar St. Louis Blues Mascot Earns First-Ever Stanley ‘Pup’ Championship Collar

St. Louis Blues Mascot Earns First-Ever Stanley ‘Pup’ Championship Collar

Barclay, the adorable four-legged mascot of the St. Louis Blues, recently received a Stanley “Pup” Championship collar — complete with the team’s famous Blue Note ...

Role Reversal: Will Single Ladies Propose to Their Guys on Leap Day, Feb. 29? Role Reversal: Will Single Ladies Propose to Their Guys on Leap Day, Feb. 29?

Role Reversal: Will Single Ladies Propose to Their Guys on Leap Day, Feb. 29?

For more than 1,500 years, February 29 has been reserved for single ladies who have waited far too long for their guys to pop the ...

Swiss Researchers Invent Lightweight 18-Karat Gold That’s Mixed With Plastic Swiss Researchers Invent Lightweight 18-Karat Gold That’s Mixed With Plastic

Swiss Researchers Invent Lightweight 18-Karat Gold That’s Mixed With Plastic

Swiss researchers just unveiled a new type of 18-karat gold that’s made from 75% gold and 25% plastic, yielding super-lightweight, malleable material that weighs just ...

Fairytale Proposal: Animated Couple Star as the Prince and Princess in ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Fairytale Proposal: Animated Couple Star as the Prince and Princess in ‘Sleeping Beauty’

Fairytale Proposal: Animated Couple Star as the Prince and Princess in ‘Sleeping Beauty’

A romantic Massachusetts man worked with an illustrator for six months to pull off an epic, fairytale marriage proposal that has gone viral on social ...

Music Friday: Tim McGraw Sings About a Breakup in ‘Diamond Rings and Old Barstools’ Music Friday: Tim McGraw Sings About a Breakup in ‘Diamond Rings and Old Barstools’

Music Friday: Tim McGraw Sings About a Breakup in ‘Diamond Rings and Old Barstools’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, country star Tim ...

Diamond That Survived the Holocaust and Two World Wars Is Rescued in Manhattan Diamond That Survived the Holocaust and Two World Wars Is Rescued in Manhattan

Diamond That Survived the Holocaust and Two World Wars Is Rescued in Manhattan

A New York newlywed said she was horrified when an heirloom diamond fell out of her engagement ring and disappeared into the underbelly of a ...

Tsavorite’s Name Honors the Kenya-Tanzania Border Region Where It Was Discovered Tsavorite’s Name Honors the Kenya-Tanzania Border Region Where It Was Discovered

Tsavorite’s Name Honors the Kenya-Tanzania Border Region Where It Was Discovered

Tsavo National Park on the border of Kenya and Tanzania is home to lions, black rhinos, cape buffaloes, elephants and leopards. The more mountainous western ...

20.69-Carat ‘Firebird’ Is Latest Fancy Yellow Diamond to Pass Through House of Graff 20.69-Carat ‘Firebird’ Is Latest Fancy Yellow Diamond to Pass Through House of Graff

20.69-Carat ‘Firebird’ Is Latest Fancy Yellow Diamond to Pass Through House of Graff

Alrosa’s 20.69-carat “Firebird” is the latest fancy yellow diamond to pass through the House of Graff, the London-based luxury jewelry firm run by billionaire Laurence ...

Actor Wilmer Valderrama Proposes to Model Amanda Pacheco With Pear-Shaped Diamond Actor Wilmer Valderrama Proposes to Model Amanda Pacheco With Pear-Shaped Diamond

Actor Wilmer Valderrama Proposes to Model Amanda Pacheco With Pear-Shaped Diamond

Actor Wilmer Valderrama rang in the New Year by proposing to model Amanda Pacheco with a 4-carat pear-shaped diamond ring. Valderrama announced the engagement with ...

Music Friday: Jason Derulo Borrows Iconic Ad Slogan for His New Release, ‘Diamonds’ Music Friday: Jason Derulo Borrows Iconic Ad Slogan for His New Release, ‘Diamonds’

Music Friday: Jason Derulo Borrows Iconic Ad Slogan for His New Release, ‘Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday, when we bring you hot, new songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In Jason Derulo’s ...

Year in Review: These Are the Rough Diamonds That Rocked Our World in 2019 Year in Review: These Are the Rough Diamonds That Rocked Our World in 2019

Year in Review: These Are the Rough Diamonds That Rocked Our World in 2019

Welcome to our year-end review of the rough diamonds that rocked our world in 2019. Each is unique in its own way and has a ...

Engraved Jewelry Dating Back 3,500 Years Unlocks Secrets About Life in Ancient Greece Engraved Jewelry Dating Back 3,500 Years Unlocks Secrets About Life in Ancient Greece

Engraved Jewelry Dating Back 3,500 Years Unlocks Secrets About Life in Ancient Greece

Archaeologists with the University of Cincinnati have unearthed two Bronze Age tombs containing a trove of engraved jewelry that help tell the story of life ...

Music Friday: Marilyn Monroe Is All About the Bling in ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’ Music Friday: Marilyn Monroe Is All About the Bling in ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’

Music Friday: Marilyn Monroe Is All About the Bling in ‘Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend’

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

Let’s Revisit the Wonderful, Over-the-Top Championship Rings of 2019 Let’s Revisit the Wonderful, Over-the-Top Championship Rings of 2019

Let’s Revisit the Wonderful, Over-the-Top Championship Rings of 2019

Sports fans and jewelry lovers will certainly remember 2019 as the year of wonderful, over-the-top championship rings.It was a year the New England Patriots celebrated ...

Car Detailer Spots Engagement Ring in Dusty Bucket of His Commercial Vacuum Car Detailer Spots Engagement Ring in Dusty Bucket of His Commercial Vacuum

Car Detailer Spots Engagement Ring in Dusty Bucket of His Commercial Vacuum

A Frisco, Texas, woman was miraculously reunited with her missing engagement ring after a car detailing specialist spotted it in the dusty bucket of his ...

Music Friday: Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees Pops the Question in the Christmas Hit, ‘This Gift’ Music Friday: Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees Pops the Question in the Christmas Hit, ‘This Gift’

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Reality Star Robyn Dixon Dishes on Her ‘Non-Traditional’ Morganite Engagement Ring Reality Star Robyn Dixon Dishes on Her ‘Non-Traditional’ Morganite Engagement Ring

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World-Class Gem of a Museum Opens Its Doors for the First Time in Bethel, Maine World-Class Gem of a Museum Opens Its Doors for the First Time in Bethel, Maine

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Warren Buffett Tried to Convince Bill Gates to Buy a $370 Million Engagement Ring Warren Buffett Tried to Convince Bill Gates to Buy a $370 Million Engagement Ring

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Spanish Hotel’s $15MM Gem-Adorned Christmas Tree Is the Most Expensive in the World Spanish Hotel’s $15MM Gem-Adorned Christmas Tree Is the Most Expensive in the World

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Music Friday: Toby Keith’s Wife Won’t Settle for Anything Less Than a ‘Christmas Rock’ Music Friday: Toby Keith’s Wife Won’t Settle for Anything Less Than a ‘Christmas Rock’

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Diamond Empowerment Fund Adopts ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Slogan As New Name Diamond Empowerment Fund Adopts ‘Diamonds Do Good’ Slogan As New Name

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Here’s Why Actress Emma Stone’s Pearl Engagement Ring Is So Unconventional Here’s Why Actress Emma Stone’s Pearl Engagement Ring Is So Unconventional

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‘Wild Lights’ Display at the Detroit Zoo Is an Awesome Place to Pop the Question ‘Wild Lights’ Display at the Detroit Zoo Is an Awesome Place to Pop the Question

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Solid and Dependable ‘Classic Blue’ Is Named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year Solid and Dependable ‘Classic Blue’ Is Named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

Solid and Dependable ‘Classic Blue’ Is Named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

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Music Friday: Wedding Ring Tops Andy Williams’ 1965 ‘Christmas Holiday’ Gift List Music Friday: Wedding Ring Tops Andy Williams’ 1965 ‘Christmas Holiday’ Gift List

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‘The Du Pont Ruby’ and ‘The Du Pont Emerald’ to Headline Christie’s NY Sale ‘The Du Pont Ruby’ and ‘The Du Pont Emerald’ to Headline Christie’s NY Sale

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1960s Flashback: Newly Discovered ‘Blue Zoisite’ Gets Rebranded as ‘Tanzanite’ 1960s Flashback: Newly Discovered ‘Blue Zoisite’ Gets Rebranded as ‘Tanzanite’

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NRF Buying Survey: 23% of All Consumers Have Jewelry on Their Holiday Wish Lists NRF Buying Survey: 23% of All Consumers Have Jewelry on Their Holiday Wish Lists

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Advanced Mapping Technology Helps Rough-Diamond Buyers to Make Informed Decisions Advanced Mapping Technology Helps Rough-Diamond Buyers to Make Informed Decisions

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Music Friday: In His Signature Song, Meat Loaf’s Girlfriend Is ‘Looking for a Ruby in a Mountain of Rocks’ Music Friday: In His Signature Song, Meat Loaf’s Girlfriend Is ‘Looking for a Ruby in a Mountain of Rocks’

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Jesse Owens’ 1936 Olympic Gold Medal Could Fetch More Than $1 Million at Online Auction Jesse Owens’ 1936 Olympic Gold Medal Could Fetch More Than $1 Million at Online Auction

Jesse Owens’ 1936 Olympic Gold Medal Could Fetch More Than $1 Million at Online Auction

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Metal Detectorist Combs Cocoa Beach for 4 Hours to Recover Lost Wedding Ring Metal Detectorist Combs Cocoa Beach for 4 Hours to Recover Lost Wedding Ring

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Coloradan Claire Land and her step-daughter were on a Make-a-Wish vacation to Disney World and Central Florida when the unthinkable happened. As they prepared to ...

20.08-Carat Blue Diamond From Celebrated Cullinan Mine Sells for $14.9 Million 20.08-Carat Blue Diamond From Celebrated Cullinan Mine Sells for $14.9 Million

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7-Carat Fancy Deep Blue Diamond Ring Earns Top-Lot Status at Christie’s Geneva 7-Carat Fancy Deep Blue Diamond Ring Earns Top-Lot Status at Christie’s Geneva

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Music Friday: Eric Clapton Sings of Lessons Learned in ‘Diamonds Made From Rain’ Music Friday: Eric Clapton Sings of Lessons Learned in ‘Diamonds Made From Rain’

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This Gigantic, New Confection Features 3,500 Carats of Faceted Bling This Gigantic, New Confection Features 3,500 Carats of Faceted Bling

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Music Friday: Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Can’t Commit in ‘A Diamond and a Tether’ Music Friday: Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Can’t Commit in ‘A Diamond and a Tether’

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Death Cab for ...

Despite Losing Nearly Everything in a Wildfire, This Californian Still Feels ‘So Blessed’ Despite Losing Nearly Everything in a Wildfire, This Californian Still Feels ‘So Blessed’

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Study: Couples Leave Little to Chance When Choosing Engagement Rings Study: Couples Leave Little to Chance When Choosing Engagement Rings

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Growing Purchasing Power of Women Drives De Beers’ 2019 Marketing Strategy Growing Purchasing Power of Women Drives De Beers’ 2019 Marketing Strategy

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The demand for diamond jewelry in the U.S. rose 5% in 2018 to $36 billion, representing slightly less than half of worldwide sales for that ...

Did Neanderthals Share Eagle-Talon Styling With Homo Sapiens 40,000 Years Ago? Did Neanderthals Share Eagle-Talon Styling With Homo Sapiens 40,000 Years Ago?

Did Neanderthals Share Eagle-Talon Styling With Homo Sapiens 40,000 Years Ago?

Researchers exploring an ancient cave in Spain have found what they believe is “the last necklace made by the Neanderthals.” The carved eagle talon was ...

Music Friday: Psychic Delivers ‘Topaz’ Hook for B-52s’ Unfinished Song Music Friday: Psychic Delivers ‘Topaz’ Hook for B-52s’ Unfinished Song

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring your awesome tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we honor one ...

Tampa Man Digs Through 10 Tons of Trash to Rescue Wife’s Engagement Ring Tampa Man Digs Through 10 Tons of Trash to Rescue Wife’s Engagement Ring

Tampa Man Digs Through 10 Tons of Trash to Rescue Wife’s Engagement Ring

A Tampa man successfully dug through 10 tons of rotting trash to rescue his wife’s engagement ring that had been accidentally thrown away and carted ...

Newest Tournament of Roses Queen Wears Crown Adorned With 600 Akoya Pearls Newest Tournament of Roses Queen Wears Crown Adorned With 600 Akoya Pearls

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When the newly crowned Rose Queen, Camille Kennedy, leads the 131st edition of the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, Calif., ...

Arkansas Woman Captures 3.29-Carat ‘Illusive Dream’ at Crater of Diamonds State Park Arkansas Woman Captures 3.29-Carat ‘Illusive Dream’ at Crater of Diamonds State Park

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After many years of searching, 65-year-old Pat Choate finally captured her “Illusive Dream” last Tuesday at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Ark.The ...

Smithsonian Adds 55-Carat ‘Kimberley Diamond’ to the National Gem Collection Smithsonian Adds 55-Carat ‘Kimberley Diamond’ to the National Gem Collection

Smithsonian Adds 55-Carat ‘Kimberley Diamond’ to the National Gem Collection

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Music Friday: Dean Martin Has a Band of Gold, But No ‘Wedding Bells’ in His Future Music Friday: Dean Martin Has a Band of Gold, But No ‘Wedding Bells’ in His Future

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Emblazoned With 650 Diamonds, Raptors’ NBA Championship Rings Are the Largest Ever Emblazoned With 650 Diamonds, Raptors’ NBA Championship Rings Are the Largest Ever

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The Toronto Raptors celebrated their first-ever NBA championship Tuesday night with gigantic 14-karat yellow gold rings emblazoned with 650 diamonds weighing 14 carats. The number ...

GIA Commits $1.3 Million to Extend Reach of Artisanal Mining Education Project GIA Commits $1.3 Million to Extend Reach of Artisanal Mining Education Project

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Building on the success of a pilot project that gave small-scale miners in Tanzania new tools to evaluate the quality of rough gemstones, the GIA ...

8,000-Year-Old ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’ to Make World Debut at UAE’s Louvre Outpost 8,000-Year-Old ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’ to Make World Debut at UAE’s Louvre Outpost

8,000-Year-Old ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’ to Make World Debut at UAE’s Louvre Outpost

The 8,000-year-old “Abu Dhabi Pearl” will be making its world debut on October 30 at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the new UAE outpost of the ...

Bridal Jewelry Stored Away for 60 Years Finally Adorns College Sweetheart’s Finger Bridal Jewelry Stored Away for 60 Years Finally Adorns College Sweetheart’s Finger

Bridal Jewelry Stored Away for 60 Years Finally Adorns College Sweetheart’s Finger

Eighty-seven-year-old Aussie Tom Susans finally got to marry his college sweetheart last weekend with bridal jewelry he had stored away for the past 60 years.Susans ...

Music Friday: Dion’s ‘Prima Donna’ Wears Charms, Diamonds and Pearls Galore Music Friday: Dion’s ‘Prima Donna’ Wears Charms, Diamonds and Pearls Galore

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Midas Touch: Britain’s Royal Mint Just Unveiled an 18-Karat Gold Payment Card Midas Touch: Britain’s Royal Mint Just Unveiled an 18-Karat Gold Payment Card

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Britain’s Royal Mint just took the concept of a “gold card” to a whole new level with the unveiling of the first-ever payment card made ...

Why Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring Choice Irked the British Royal Family Why Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring Choice Irked the British Royal Family

Why Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring Choice Irked the British Royal Family

Back in February of 1981, Prince Charles proposed to the 20-year-old Lady Diana with a big blue sapphire-and-diamond ring that the future princess got to ...

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Lightning Ridge, a small outback town in New South Wales, is the only place in Australia, and one of the few places in the world, ...

St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup Rings Sparkle With 282 Diamonds, 51 Sapphires St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup Rings Sparkle With 282 Diamonds, 51 Sapphires

St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup Rings Sparkle With 282 Diamonds, 51 Sapphires

Sparkling with 282 diamonds and 51 sapphires, the St. Louis Blues’ first-ever Stanley Cup rings pay tribute to the strong bond between the players and ...

Music Friday: Mario’s New Love Deserves a Fistful of Diamonds, Handful of Rings Music Friday: Mario’s New Love Deserves a Fistful of Diamonds, Handful of Rings

Music Friday: Mario’s New Love Deserves a Fistful of Diamonds, Handful of Rings

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CNBC Documents the Re-Polishing of 5-Carat Pink Diamond, Doubling Its Value CNBC Documents the Re-Polishing of 5-Carat Pink Diamond, Doubling Its Value

CNBC Documents the Re-Polishing of 5-Carat Pink Diamond, Doubling Its Value

L.J. West Diamonds recently granted CNBC unprecedented access to its New York City cutting facility to witness the re-polishing of a 5-carat pink diamond — ...

‘Journey’ Ad Campaign Tells the Timeless and Epic Story of Natural Diamonds ‘Journey’ Ad Campaign Tells the Timeless and Epic Story of Natural Diamonds

‘Journey’ Ad Campaign Tells the Timeless and Epic Story of Natural Diamonds

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) is launching an $11 million ad campaign that is an unprecedented, cinematic telling of the natural diamond story. Titled “The ...

Alrosa Scientists Verify Discovery of the World’s First Diamond-in-a-Diamond Alrosa Scientists Verify Discovery of the World’s First Diamond-in-a-Diamond

Alrosa Scientists Verify Discovery of the World’s First Diamond-in-a-Diamond

About five weeks ago, Alrosa surprised its Instagram followers with a video that seemed to show a tiny rough diamond rattling around in the cavity ...

Average Guy Knows His Partner Is ‘The One’ After 7 Months of Dating: Survey Average Guy Knows His Partner Is ‘The One’ After 7 Months of Dating: Survey

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The average American man knows after seven months of dating if his partner is “the one” and nearly half received not-so-subtle hints encouraging the proposal, ...

Unusual Color-Change Johnkoivulaite Is the Newest Member of the Beryl Family Unusual Color-Change Johnkoivulaite Is the Newest Member of the Beryl Family

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Johnkoivulaite, a mineral that changes from deep violet to near colorless when viewed with polarized light, is the newest member of the beryl family, which ...

Neon Blue Paraiba Tourmaline Is the Most Prized Variety of October’s Birthstone Neon Blue Paraiba Tourmaline Is the Most Prized Variety of October’s Birthstone

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Tourmaline comes in a wide variety of fiery, vibrant hues, such as red, green, yellow, orange, brown, pink and purple. October’s birthstone is even available ...

Princess Beatrice’s New Engagement Bling Is Inspired by Her Grandma’s Ring Princess Beatrice’s New Engagement Bling Is Inspired by Her Grandma’s Ring

Princess Beatrice’s New Engagement Bling Is Inspired by Her Grandma’s Ring

Princess Beatrice, the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, is rocking a new 3.5-carat diamond engagement ring from Italian real estate tycoon Edoardo Mapellu Mozzi. The ...

Music Friday: Rachael Price Sings, ‘If You’re Married, Baby, Wear a Wedding Band’ Music Friday: Rachael Price Sings, ‘If You’re Married, Baby, Wear a Wedding Band’

Music Friday: Rachael Price Sings, ‘If You’re Married, Baby, Wear a Wedding Band’

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

Elizabeth Taylor’s Sapphire-and-Diamond Brooch Returns to Auction Block Elizabeth Taylor’s Sapphire-and-Diamond Brooch Returns to Auction Block

Elizabeth Taylor’s Sapphire-and-Diamond Brooch Returns to Auction Block

When Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection hit Christie’s auction block late in 2011, one of the 24 lots selling for more than $1 million ...

Inspired by Fellow Canadian, Homesteader Proposes With a Carrot-and-Diamond Ring Inspired by Fellow Canadian, Homesteader Proposes With a Carrot-and-Diamond Ring

Inspired by Fellow Canadian, Homesteader Proposes With a Carrot-and-Diamond Ring

Inspired by the story of a Canadian woman whose lost engagement ring turned up in a vegetable patch 13 years later — cinched tightly around ...

Another Never-Before-Seen Mineral Is Found Trapped Inside a Diamond Another Never-Before-Seen Mineral Is Found Trapped Inside a Diamond

Another Never-Before-Seen Mineral Is Found Trapped Inside a Diamond

PhD student Nicole Meyer of University of Alberta’s Diamond Exploration Research and Training School discovered a never-before-seen mineral trapped within the inclusion of a diamond. ...

Lucara Salvages 375-Carat Gem-Quality Diamond From Old Tailings Lucara Salvages 375-Carat Gem-Quality Diamond From Old Tailings

Lucara Salvages 375-Carat Gem-Quality Diamond From Old Tailings

Imagine finding treasure in your trash. That’s what happened when Lucara Diamond Corp. salvaged a 375-carat gem-quality diamond from a pile of old tailings at ...

Music Friday: ‘Third Finger, Left Hand,’ That’s Where He Placed the Wedding Band Music Friday: ‘Third Finger, Left Hand,’ That’s Where He Placed the Wedding Band

Music Friday: ‘Third Finger, Left Hand,’ That’s Where He Placed the Wedding Band

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Emirates Airlines Shows Off Its ‘Diamond’ Onboard Lounge, But Is It Real? Emirates Airlines Shows Off Its ‘Diamond’ Onboard Lounge, But Is It Real?

Emirates Airlines Shows Off Its ‘Diamond’ Onboard Lounge, But Is It Real?

Emirates, the luxury airline that set the Twittersphere ablaze in 2018 with the introduction of its “Bling 777,” is back again with a post of ...

Pantone’s Color Palette for Spring/Summer 2020 Conveys Sense of Ease Pantone’s Color Palette for Spring/Summer 2020 Conveys Sense of Ease

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The Pantone Color Institute recently unveiled its top 12 colors for Spring/Summer 2020. Described as friendly and relatable, the colors — which range from Flame ...

‘America,’ the 18-Karat Toilet Worth $6 Million, Is Stolen from British Palace ‘America,’ the 18-Karat Toilet Worth $6 Million, Is Stolen from British Palace

‘America,’ the 18-Karat Toilet Worth $6 Million, Is Stolen from British Palace

The fully functional 18-karat gold toilet that dazzled and delighted visitors to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City during its year-long installation ...

Music Friday: Rihanna and Boyfriend Are Yellow Diamonds in the 2011 Hit, 'We Found Love' Music Friday: Rihanna and Boyfriend Are Yellow Diamonds in the 2011 Hit, 'We Found Love'

Music Friday: Rihanna and Boyfriend Are Yellow Diamonds in the 2011 Hit, 'We Found Love'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Barbadian singer Rihanna ...

2,100-Year-Old Fashionista's Blinged-Out 'iPhone Case' Puts Yours to Shame 2,100-Year-Old Fashionista's Blinged-Out 'iPhone Case' Puts Yours to Shame

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Archaeologists exploring Russia's "Atlantis" have discovered a gem-adorned 2,137-year-old "iPhone case" buried in the grave of a young fashionista who scientists have nicknamed Natasha. The ...

Flawless 10.64-Carat Purplish-Pink Diamond Is Top Lot at Sotheby's HK Auction Flawless 10.64-Carat Purplish-Pink Diamond Is Top Lot at Sotheby's HK Auction

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An exceptional 10.64-carat flawless vivid purplish-pink diamond is expected to sell for as much as $26 million when it hits the auction block at Sotheby's ...

Snickers to Honor NFL's 'Hungriest' Players With Blinged-Out 'S' Pendant Snickers to Honor NFL's 'Hungriest' Players With Blinged-Out 'S' Pendant

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Each week during the NFL season, Snickers will be presenting a blinged-out "S" pendant to the league's "Hungriest Player." The chain will pass from one ...

Here's a First Peek at Apple Designer Jony Ive's All-Diamond Ring Here's a First Peek at Apple Designer Jony Ive's All-Diamond Ring

Here's a First Peek at Apple Designer Jony Ive's All-Diamond Ring

Last November, Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s Chief Design Officer, and renowned industrial designer Marc Newson, collaborated on "The (Red) Diamond Ring" — an all-diamond ring ...

Music Friday: 'Two Princes' (One With Pockets Full of Diamonds) Vie for Same Girl Music Friday: 'Two Princes' (One With Pockets Full of Diamonds) Vie for Same Girl

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Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you hit songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Spin Doctors frontman ...

Alrosa Mining Company Posts Video of What May Be a Diamond in a Diamond Alrosa Mining Company Posts Video of What May Be a Diamond in a Diamond

Alrosa Mining Company Posts Video of What May Be a Diamond in a Diamond

Russia's Alrosa diamond mining company may have discovered a diamond in a diamond. Alrosa's Instagram page features a video of a 0.62-carat rough diamond with ...

Padparadscha Is the Rarest and Most Valuable Variety of September's Birthstone Padparadscha Is the Rarest and Most Valuable Variety of September's Birthstone

Padparadscha Is the Rarest and Most Valuable Variety of September's Birthstone

Characterized as “a true Rembrandt among gemstones,” the pinkish-orange padparadscha is the rarest and most valuable variety of September's birthstone — sapphire. Padparadscha belongs to ...

Artist Diemut Strebe Will Make a 16.78-Carat Yellow Diamond Disappear in NYC Artist Diemut Strebe Will Make a 16.78-Carat Yellow Diamond Disappear in NYC

Artist Diemut Strebe Will Make a 16.78-Carat Yellow Diamond Disappear in NYC

Utilizing state-of-the-art technology that mimics the visual effects of a black hole, artist Diemut Strebe plans to make a $2 million, 16.78-carat yellow diamond disappear ...

Music Friday: Wedding Ring Compels Frankie Valli to Sing, 'Bye, Bye, Baby' Music Friday: Wedding Ring Compels Frankie Valli to Sing, 'Bye, Bye, Baby'

Music Friday: Wedding Ring Compels Frankie Valli to Sing, 'Bye, Bye, Baby'

Welcome to a Music Friday when we bring you classic hits with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we present ...

7,777-Diamond 'Lotus Temple Ring' Snatches Guinness World Record From 'Lotus Ring' 7,777-Diamond 'Lotus Temple Ring' Snatches Guinness World Record From 'Lotus Ring'

7,777-Diamond 'Lotus Temple Ring' Snatches Guinness World Record From 'Lotus Ring'

The 7,777-diamond "Lotus Temple Ring" recently earned a Guinness World Record for the most diamonds set in a single ring, overtaking the 6,690-diamond "Lotus Ring," ...

Take 2: Jordan Rodgers Re-Proposes to 'Bachelorette' JoJo Fletcher With 5-Carat Ring Take 2: Jordan Rodgers Re-Proposes to 'Bachelorette' JoJo Fletcher With 5-Carat Ring

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In 2016, with more than eight million fans watching, Jordan Rodgers proposed to JoJo Fletcher during the Season 12 finale of The Bachelorette. Now, three ...

Magnified Inclusions Become Galaxy-Like Structures in London's VOID Installation Magnified Inclusions Become Galaxy-Like Structures in London's VOID Installation

Magnified Inclusions Become Galaxy-Like Structures in London's VOID Installation

The awesome beauty of gemstone inclusions is brought to life in a new multi-sensory spatial installation by designer Dan Tobin Smith, The Experience Machine and ...

Google Celebrates 80th Anniv. of 'The Wizard of Oz' With Ruby Slipper Surprise Google Celebrates 80th Anniv. of 'The Wizard of Oz' With Ruby Slipper Surprise

Google Celebrates 80th Anniv. of 'The Wizard of Oz' With Ruby Slipper Surprise

Sunday marked the 80th anniversary of the release of "The Wizard of Oz," and to celebrate the occasion, Google unveiled a special animated search results ...

Music Friday: Sophia Somajo Wishes for a Bulletproof, Unbreakable 'Diamond Heart' Music Friday: Sophia Somajo Wishes for a Bulletproof, Unbreakable 'Diamond Heart'

Music Friday: Sophia Somajo Wishes for a Bulletproof, Unbreakable 'Diamond Heart'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Swedish singer-songwriter Sophia ...

Texas Mom Scores 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond at Crater of Diamonds Park in Arkansas Texas Mom Scores 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond at Crater of Diamonds Park in Arkansas

Texas Mom Scores 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond at Crater of Diamonds Park in Arkansas

As she wiped the dirt from a sparkling, metallic yellow stone no larger than a pencil eraser, Miranda Hollingshead was pretty sure she had just ...

Vending Machine at London's Bankside Hotel Dispenses Engagement Rings Vending Machine at London's Bankside Hotel Dispenses Engagement Rings

Vending Machine at London's Bankside Hotel Dispenses Engagement Rings

One block from London's River Thames, the chic Bankside Hotel is famous for its art, innovation, sustainability — and touch-screen vending machines that dispense surprising ...

100-Carat Yellow Diamond Necklace to Headline Sotheby's Hong Kong Sale 100-Carat Yellow Diamond Necklace to Headline Sotheby's Hong Kong Sale

100-Carat Yellow Diamond Necklace to Headline Sotheby's Hong Kong Sale

Five contemporary works by jewelry artist Anna Hu, including a show-stopping diamond necklace, will headline Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale in Hong Kong ...

Alrosa's 14.83-Carat Pink Diamond — 'The Spirit of the Rose' — Could Be a Record Setter Alrosa's 14.83-Carat Pink Diamond — 'The Spirit of the Rose' — Could Be a Record Setter

Alrosa's 14.83-Carat Pink Diamond — 'The Spirit of the Rose' — Could Be a Record Setter

It's becoming clearer that Alrosa's 14.83-carat fancy vivid purple-pink diamond, which was recently named "The Spirit of the Rose," has a very good chance of ...

Music Friday: Matt Palmer Promises to Let You Shine in 2010's 'Diamond Love' Music Friday: Matt Palmer Promises to Let You Shine in 2010's 'Diamond Love'

Music Friday: Matt Palmer Promises to Let You Shine in 2010's 'Diamond Love'

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

332-Carat Star Sapphire Called the 'Tiesh Blue Empress' Attracts Crowds in Sri Lanka 332-Carat Star Sapphire Called the 'Tiesh Blue Empress' Attracts Crowds in Sri Lanka

332-Carat Star Sapphire Called the 'Tiesh Blue Empress' Attracts Crowds in Sri Lanka

A stunning 332-carat blue star sapphire set atop an 18-karat gold crown has been attracting huge crowds to the showroom of luxury jeweler Tiesh in ...

Wilensky Gallery Curates Spectacular Collection of Natural Emerald Specimens Wilensky Gallery Curates Spectacular Collection of Natural Emerald Specimens

Wilensky Gallery Curates Spectacular Collection of Natural Emerald Specimens

The Wilensky gallery in New York City has assembled a spectacular collection of natural emerald specimens — each one of museum quality and preserved in ...

Largest Pink Diamond Ever Mined in Russia Goes on Display in New York Largest Pink Diamond Ever Mined in Russia Goes on Display in New York

Largest Pink Diamond Ever Mined in Russia Goes on Display in New York

The largest pink diamond ever mined in Russia is on display in New York City this month. The ultra-rare 14.83-carat fancy vivid purple-pink diamond was ...

Music Friday: Conway Twitty Reveals Wedding Ring Fantasy in ‘It’s Only Make Believe’ Music Friday: Conway Twitty Reveals Wedding Ring Fantasy in ‘It’s Only Make Believe’

Music Friday: Conway Twitty Reveals Wedding Ring Fantasy in ‘It’s Only Make Believe’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, country music legend ...

Scientists Create Gold Sheets One Million Times Thinner Than a Human Finger Nail Scientists Create Gold Sheets One Million Times Thinner Than a Human Finger Nail

Scientists Create Gold Sheets One Million Times Thinner Than a Human Finger Nail

Scientists Create Gold Sheets One Million Times Thinner Than a Human Finger Nail Scientists at the University of Leeds in the UK have developed gold ...

Couple Ties Knot at Same Beach Where Engagement Ring Was Lost a Year Ago Couple Ties Knot at Same Beach Where Engagement Ring Was Lost a Year Ago

Couple Ties Knot at Same Beach Where Engagement Ring Was Lost a Year Ago

Tyler Farrar knows better than most how the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry — especially in unpredictable bodies of water. ...

Spinel: August's Newest Birthstone Has a Confusing, Colorful History Spinel: August's Newest Birthstone Has a Confusing, Colorful History

Spinel: August's Newest Birthstone Has a Confusing, Colorful History

Spinel — August's newest official birthstone — is famous for being a ruby imposter. This is because throughout most of recorded history, gem "experts" couldn't ...

Birthstone Feature: Check Out the Fascinating History of the Smithsonian’s ‘Chalk Emerald’ Birthstone Feature: Check Out the Fascinating History of the Smithsonian’s ‘Chalk Emerald’

Birthstone Feature: Check Out the Fascinating History of the Smithsonian’s ‘Chalk Emerald’

The Chalk Emerald’s impressive clarity, color, size and regal lineage rank it among the world’s finest examples of May’s official birthstone.Exhibiting the most highly prized ...

UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years

UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years

Two buddies with a passion for treasure hunting unearthed four 2,500-year-old golden torcs within the parish of Leekfrith (pop. 363) in the English countryside. The ...

Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams

Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams

One thousand lots from the estate of celebrated author Jackie Collins — including a 6.04-carat pear-shaped diamond — will hit the auction block on May ...

McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets

McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets

When Lincoln, Ill., native Kristian Helton was plotting the perfect way to propose to girlfriend Karsyn Long on Valentine's Day, he knew that McDonald's Chicken ...

'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards 'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards

'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards

More than 30 million viewers tuning into the 89th annual Academy Awards last night got their first glimpse of "Runaways," the second in a series ...

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up' Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up'

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you wonderful songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Ed Sheeran carves ...

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes shook up the internet last week when he hinted that he's seriously considering transforming his surgically removed rib into a ...

Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June

Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June

Sourced in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, four museum-quality star rubies weighing a total of 342 carats will hit the auction block at Guernsey’s ...

Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot

Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot

The average bridal couple in the U.S. spent $6,163 on the engagement ring in 2016 — an increase of 5% compared to 2015, according to ...

Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot

Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot

Upstate New York resident Erin Tobin just had her best day ever. She achieved instant fame when she banked in a half-court shot at a ...

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