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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

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

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

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’

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’

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’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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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’

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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’

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 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’

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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?

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 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’

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’

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

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

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

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 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’

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

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

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’

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

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

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’

Welcome to a special holiday edition of Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or ...

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

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

In announcing her re-engagement to former basketball pro Juan Dixon, Real Housewives of Potomac star Robyn Dixon explained why the couple opted for a pink ...

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

Nestled in the picture-postcard town of Bethel, Maine (pop. 2,689) is a world-class museum and education facility featuring 40,000 gems and minerals, 6,000 meteorites, a ...

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

Back in 1993, billionaire Warren Buffett tried to convince fellow billionaire Bill Gates to spend $370 million on an engagement ring, according to author Glen ...

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

Dripping with gem-adorned ornaments, the Christmas tree in the lobby of the ultra-chic Kempinski Hotel Bahia in Marbella, Spain, is the most expensive in the ...

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’

Welcome to a special holiday edition of Music Friday. Today, a cash-strapped Toby Keith reluctantly agrees to visit his local jeweler in the comical 1995 ...

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

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

For more than 12 years, the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has helped diamond communities around the world to become strong, stable, prosperous and socially empowered. ...

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

When actress Emma Stone and her new fiancé, SNL writer Dave McCary, announced their engagement this past Wednesday with dual Instagram posts, Stone’s adorning fan ...

‘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

What could possibly be more romantic than the breathtaking “Wild Lights” holiday display at the Detroit Zoo, where more than five million twinkling LED lights ...

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

Suggestive of the sky at dusk, “Classic Blue” has been named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year. Consumers looking to match their jewelry wardrobes to ...

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

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

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

‘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

An extraordinary ruby and emerald once owned by philanthropist Jessie Ball du Pont, the wife of American industrialist Alfred Irénée du Pont, highlight two high-profile ...

Tree Topper’s Three Million Swarovski Crystals Come to Life at Rockefeller Center

Tree Topper’s Three Million Swarovski Crystals Come to Life at Rockefeller Center

Adorned with three million Swarovski crystals, the 900-pound star atop the 77-foot-tall Norway spruce at New York’s Rockefeller Center will come to life tonight during ...

‘The Indian Blue’ Diamond Earns Top Billing at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Sale

‘The Indian Blue’ Diamond Earns Top Billing at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Sale

“The Indian Blue,” a 7.55-carat fancy deep grayish-blue diamond, will be the top lot at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York City on December ...

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

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

It was in the late 1960s when the marketing team at Tiffany & Co. got its first peek at a stunning new gemstone. The intense ...

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

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., the start of a five-day retail feeding frenzy that will see 165.3 million shoppers doing their very best ...

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

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

Alrosa is using advanced mapping technology to take the guesswork out of the risky, high-stakes business of rough-diamond buying. During its October 2019 trading period, ...

‘Diamond in a Diamond’ Joins Alrosa’s Collection of Rare Finds… and Is Not for Sale

‘Diamond in a Diamond’ Joins Alrosa’s Collection of Rare Finds… and Is Not for Sale

Russia’s Alrosa diamond mining company announced Thursday that the curious “diamond in a diamond” revealed on social media in early September has been added to ...

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’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Meat Loaf’s 1978 rock ...

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

One of four gold medals won by American Jesse Owens during the 1936 Olympic Games in Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany is up for grabs at ...

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

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

The exceptional 20.08-carat blue diamond recovered in September from the celebrated Cullinan Mine in South Africa was sold last week for $14.9 million, or $742,000 ...

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

With a hammer price of $11.6 million, a spectacular 7.03-carat fancy deep blue diamond ring earned top-lot status at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva ...

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’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, rock legend Eric ...

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

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

Perfectly timed to coincide with the start of the “engagement season,” the Bazooka candy company has introduced a gigantic version of its popular Ring Pop, ...

Birthstone Feature: At 19,747 Carats, This Gem Is the Smithsonian’s Largest Faceted Citrine

Birthstone Feature: At 19,747 Carats, This Gem Is the Smithsonian’s Largest Faceted Citrine

As one of the two official birthstones for the month of November, citrine is the sun-kissed member of the quartz family of gemstones, with colors ...

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’

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’

Patty Shales lost her home and nearly all her possessions in a brutal wildfire that swept through her Brentwood, Calif., neighborhood last week. Yet, despite ...

Study: Couples Leave Little to Chance When Choosing Engagement Rings

Study: Couples Leave Little to Chance When Choosing Engagement Rings

Couples are leaving very little to chance when it comes to choosing engagement rings, according to The Knot’s 2019 Jewelry and Engagement Study, which synthesized ...

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

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

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?

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

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 ...

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