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Bride-to-Be Sells Her Engagement Ring to Make Ends Meet; Buyer Gives It Right Back

Bride-to-Be Sells Her Engagement Ring to Make Ends Meet; Buyer Gives It Right Back

A New Zealand bride-to-be who was forced to sell her engagement ring in order to make ends meet has been overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness and ...

Nearly Identical Fancy Intense Blue Diamonds Set Auction Records One Day Apart

Nearly Identical Fancy Intense Blue Diamonds Set Auction Records One Day Apart

A 3.47-carat fancy intense blue diamond set an auction record last Wednesday at Sotheby’s New York when it sold for $6.66 million. The per-carat price ...

Diamond-Speckled Space Rocks Hold Compelling Evidence of ‘Lost Planet,’ Say Scientists

Diamond-Speckled Space Rocks Hold Compelling Evidence of ‘Lost Planet,’ Say Scientists

The diamond-speckled space rocks that exploded over northern Sudan and littered the Nubian desert in 2008 may hold evidence of a “lost planet,” according to ...

Women From Coast to Coast Break Out Their Pearls to Honor Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Women From Coast to Coast Break Out Their Pearls to Honor Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, who passed away last week at the age of 92, was rarely seen in public without her signature pearl necklace. ...

Music Friday: Mark Collie’s Girlfriend Wants ‘Something With a Ring to It’

Music Friday: Mark Collie’s Girlfriend Wants ‘Something With a Ring to It’

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

Genuine Ruby Slippers Scored by Teen Contest Winner in 1940 Are on Sale for $6 Million

Genuine Ruby Slippers Scored by Teen Contest Winner in 1940 Are on Sale for $6 Million

A pair of genuine Wizard of Oz ruby slippers scored by a Tennessee teenager 78 years ago for picking the 10 best movies of 1939 ...

Massive Stones Keep Coming: Botswana’s Prolific Karowe Mine Yields 472-Carat Diamond

Massive Stones Keep Coming: Botswana’s Prolific Karowe Mine Yields 472-Carat Diamond

Lucara Diamond Corp. is continuing to recover massive diamonds at its Karowe Mine in Botswana. The latest find is a 472-carat “top light brown” gem ...

N.H. Granny Gives Up Her Own Engagement Ring So Young Waiter Can Propose to His Girlfriend

N.H. Granny Gives Up Her Own Engagement Ring So Young Waiter Can Propose to His Girlfriend

A New Hampshire granny has earned internet stardom after generously gifting her own diamond engagement ring to a young waiter so he could propose to ...

Yale’s Peabody Museum Showcases Stunning, Rarely Seen Formations of California Gold

Yale’s Peabody Museum Showcases Stunning, Rarely Seen Formations of California Gold

One of the world’s finest collections of California gold made its debut Saturday at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, Conn. ...

Music Friday: ‘Star Search’ Junior Champ Tiffany Evans Sings, ‘I’ll Rock Your Promise Ring’

Music Friday: ‘Star Search’ Junior Champ Tiffany Evans Sings, ‘I’ll Rock Your Promise Ring’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a 14-year-old Tiffany ...

N.C.-Sourced Star Rubies Could Yield a Giant Windfall for Family of Humble Rockhound

N.C.-Sourced Star Rubies Could Yield a Giant Windfall for Family of Humble Rockhound

The Mountain Star Ruby Collection, a grouping of four museum-quality gemstones discovered near Asheville, N.C., by self-described rockhound Jarvis Wayne Messer, is being offered for ...

More Deep-Earth Discoveries Locked Inside a Diamond — a ‘Tiny Indestructible Spaceship’

More Deep-Earth Discoveries Locked Inside a Diamond — a ‘Tiny Indestructible Spaceship’

A series of groundbreaking discoveries have the science community singing the praises of diamonds — especially the ones with inclusions. One physicist compared the precious ...

After 51 Years, Maasai Tribesman Who Discovered Tanzanite Finally Reaps a Financial Reward

After 51 Years, Maasai Tribesman Who Discovered Tanzanite Finally Reaps a Financial Reward

Back in 1967, a Maasai tribesman named Jumanne Ngoma happened upon a cluster of intense blue-violet crystals in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. ...

Elaborate World Series Rings Use Gemstones to Tell the Story of Astros’ First-Ever Championship

Elaborate World Series Rings Use Gemstones to Tell the Story of Astros’ First-Ever Championship

The Houston Astros’ 2017 World Series rings tell the story of the franchise’s first-ever championship using 225 colorless diamonds, nine orange sapphires and 16 blue ...

Music Friday: Miranda Lambert Confesses Cheating Ways to Her Engagement Ring in ‘Dear Diamond’

Music Friday: Miranda Lambert Confesses Cheating Ways to Her Engagement Ring in ‘Dear Diamond’

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

Impulsive ‘Ace of Cakes’ Star Duff Goldman Pops the Question With Ring Made From Butcher’s Twine

Impulsive ‘Ace of Cakes’ Star Duff Goldman Pops the Question With Ring Made From Butcher’s Twine

In a rambling love treatise posted to Instagram, Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman explained to his 197,000 followers on Monday why he proposed to ...

Four Magnificent Diamonds to Headline Sotheby’s New York Auction Later This Month

Four Magnificent Diamonds to Headline Sotheby’s New York Auction Later This Month

Diamond lovers are in for a big treat later this month as Sotheby’s New York will present an impressive array of rare gems at its ...

30.62-Carat ‘Blue Heart Diamond’ Is One of the Most Popular — and Prettiest — Gems of the Smithsonian

30.62-Carat ‘Blue Heart Diamond’ Is One of the Most Popular — and Prettiest — Gems of the Smithsonian

In honor of April’s official birthstone, we turn our attention today to one of the most popular — and prettiest — gems of the Smithsonian. ...

Aussie Man Turns Over the ‘Find of a Lifetime’ — a 141-Carat ‘Parti-Colored’ Sapphire

Aussie Man Turns Over the ‘Find of a Lifetime’ — a 141-Carat ‘Parti-Colored’ Sapphire

An amateur prospector stumbled upon a rare 141-carat “parti-colored” sapphire in the Gemfields region of Queensland, Australia, last week, and the find is likely to ...

Music Friday: ZZ Top Ticks Off a List of Jewelry Must-Haves in the 1983 Classic, ‘Sharp Dressed Man’

Music Friday: ZZ Top Ticks Off a List of Jewelry Must-Haves in the 1983 Classic, ‘Sharp Dressed Man’

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

Win, Win: Good Samaritan Rewarded for Reuniting Teacher With Lost Wedding Rings

Win, Win: Good Samaritan Rewarded for Reuniting Teacher With Lost Wedding Rings

A Raleigh, N.C., woman who went to great lengths to find the rightful owner of a lost bridal set was rewarded for her honesty by ...

20-Carat Diamond Ring Flies Off Paris Hilton’s Finger at Dance Club; Fiancé Finds It in Ice Bucket

20-Carat Diamond Ring Flies Off Paris Hilton’s Finger at Dance Club; Fiancé Finds It in Ice Bucket

Socialite Paris Hilton lost her 20-carat diamond engagement ring while dancing at a trendy Miami club Friday night. Hilton had been seen reveling with her ...

Disneyland Paris Named the World’s Most Popular Place to Pop the Question

Disneyland Paris Named the World’s Most Popular Place to Pop the Question

Located just a short skip from The City of Love, Disneyland Paris has been named the world’s most popular place to pop the question.Wedding-planning website ...

After Being Secreted Away for 300 Years, Historic ‘Farnese Blue’ Diamond Emerges at Sotheby’s

After Being Secreted Away for 300 Years, Historic ‘Farnese Blue’ Diamond Emerges at Sotheby’s

The 6.16-carat blue diamond originally presented in 1715 as a wedding gift to Elisabeth Farnese, Queen of Spain, has emerged on the market for the ...

Music Friday: Taylor Swift Wants to Wear His Initial on a Chain in 2017’s ‘Call It What You Want’

Music Friday: Taylor Swift Wants to Wear His Initial on a Chain in 2017’s ‘Call It What You Want’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you the hottest songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Taylor Swift ...

Gold and Titanium May Hold the Key to Curing Some Forms of Blindness, Chinese Researchers Say

Gold and Titanium May Hold the Key to Curing Some Forms of Blindness, Chinese Researchers Say

Chinese researchers have successfully restored the vision of blind mice by replacing their deteriorated photoreceptors with artificial ones made from gold and titanium.Using jewelry-industry metals ...

Never-Before-Seen Deep-Earth Mineral Is Found Trapped Inside a Diamond

Never-Before-Seen Deep-Earth Mineral Is Found Trapped Inside a Diamond

A tiny diamond found at South Africa’s Cullinan mine is credited with preserving and ferrying an unstable, never-before-seen deep-Earth mineral 400 miles to the surface.Scientists ...

24.70-Carat Ruby Ring and ‘Circle of Heaven’ Jadeite Bracelet Share Top Billing at Sotheby’s Auction

24.70-Carat Ruby Ring and ‘Circle of Heaven’ Jadeite Bracelet Share Top Billing at Sotheby’s Auction

A spectacular 24.70-carat cushion-shaped ruby ring will share top billing with “The Circle of Heaven” jadeite bracelet at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 3. Both ...

Gold, Platinum and Diamonds Pelt Siberia's Coldest City After Plane Spills Its Cargo

Gold, Platinum and Diamonds Pelt Siberia's Coldest City After Plane Spills Its Cargo

Gold, platinum and diamonds literally rained from the sky over the frigid city of Yakutsk in eastern Siberia last Thursday. The wild display of flying ...

Music Friday: Scotty McCreery's 'This Is It' Gives First-Hand Account of His Marriage Proposal

Music Friday: Scotty McCreery's 'This Is It' Gives First-Hand Account of His Marriage Proposal

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you new songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, former American Idol ...

$100,000 in Diamond Jewelry Narrowly Escapes Ghastly Demise at County Landfill

$100,000 in Diamond Jewelry Narrowly Escapes Ghastly Demise at County Landfill

Quick action and perfect timing are credited with saving $100,000 worth of diamond jewelry from a ghastly demise at the Hall County landfill, about 50 ...

Lesotho Legend — Fifth-Largest Gem-Quality Diamond Ever Mined — Sells for $40 Million

Lesotho Legend — Fifth-Largest Gem-Quality Diamond Ever Mined — Sells for $40 Million

The colossal 910-carat diamond recovered from the Letšeng mine in January was sold on Monday for $40 million. Dubbed the "Lesotho Legend" to honor its ...

Hidden Valley Celebrates Upcoming Royal Wedding With $35K Bejeweled Bottle of Ranch

Hidden Valley Celebrates Upcoming Royal Wedding With $35K Bejeweled Bottle of Ranch

Hidden Valley is honoring the upcoming nuptials between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle — and National Ranch Day — with a bejeweled bottle of salad ...

Silver Screen's Most Famous Baubles Share the Spotlight in Tonight's Episode of 'Strange Inheritance'

Silver Screen's Most Famous Baubles Share the Spotlight in Tonight's Episode of 'Strange Inheritance'

Here's a quiz: What do Vivien Leigh’s necklace from Gone with the Wind, Elizabeth Taylor’s serpent bracelet in Cleopatra and the earrings worn by Marilyn ...

Music Friday: A 23-Year-Old Elvis Presley Asks Sweetheart to Wear His Ring Around Her Neck

Music Friday: A 23-Year-Old Elvis Presley Asks Sweetheart to Wear His Ring Around Her Neck

Back in the heyday of drive-ins and sock hops, a 23-year-old Elvis Presley was dominating the music scene with an unprecedented string of 10 consecutive ...

British Superstar Ed Sheeran Reveals Why He Wears an Engagement Ring

British Superstar Ed Sheeran Reveals Why He Wears an Engagement Ring

British superstar Ed Sheeran is proudly wearing an engagement ring and doesn't understand why the concept is considered so avant-garde. "I never saw why men ...

Here's How a 1950s Brazilian Beauty Queen Is Forever Linked With March's Birthstone

Here's How a 1950s Brazilian Beauty Queen Is Forever Linked With March's Birthstone

In 1954, Maria Martha Hacker Rocha, a statuesque beauty from Brazil, was the odds-on favorite to win the Miss Universe pageant. Admirers from all over ...

Platinum Jewelry Steals the Spotlight at the 90th Academy Awards

Platinum Jewelry Steals the Spotlight at the 90th Academy Awards

Hollywood’s most talented and glamorous stars celebrated their achievements wearing platinum jewelry at the 90th Academy Awards in the City of Angels on Sunday night. ...

Music Friday: Heartless Lover Sam Outlaw Sings, 'I See No Diamond Ring on Your Finger'

Music Friday: Heartless Lover Sam Outlaw Sings, 'I See No Diamond Ring on Your Finger'

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

Bonnie Parker's Bejeweled Snake Ring Is Subject of Monday's Episode of 'Strange Inheritance' on FBN

Bonnie Parker's Bejeweled Snake Ring Is Subject of Monday's Episode of 'Strange Inheritance' on FBN

The bejeweled snake ring that outlaw Clyde Barrow crafted in prison for the love of his life and partner in crime, Bonnie Parker, is the ...

Work Begins on World's Largest Diamond Mining Vessel, Confirms De Beers Group

Work Begins on World's Largest Diamond Mining Vessel, Confirms De Beers Group

The De Beers Group confirmed that construction has begun on the world's largest diamond mining vessel. When it reports for duty in 2021, the 577-foot ...

Average Bridal Couple Spent $5,764 on Engagement Ring in 2017, Reports The Knot

Average Bridal Couple Spent $5,764 on Engagement Ring in 2017, Reports The Knot

Bridal couples are opting for less-formal wedding receptions, inviting fewer people, but spending more per guest, according to The Knot’s 11th annual "Real Weddings Study." ...

United Airlines Pilot Travels 2,500 Miles to Hand-Deliver Lost Bridal Jewelry to Passenger

United Airlines Pilot Travels 2,500 Miles to Hand-Deliver Lost Bridal Jewelry to Passenger

A United Airlines pilot traveled 2,500 miles to hand-deliver a bridal set to a traveler who had lost her precious cargo while hurrying aboard a ...

Music Friday: Teen Star Billie Eilish Can't Stop Thinking of His Diamond Mind and Those 'Ocean Eyes'

Music Friday: Teen Star Billie Eilish Can't Stop Thinking of His Diamond Mind and Those 'Ocean Eyes'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fresh, new songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, prepare to ...

'I Avoca-Do': Believe It or Not, Avocado Ring Boxes Are Now a Thing

'I Avoca-Do': Believe It or Not, Avocado Ring Boxes Are Now a Thing

The avocado is arguably the most versatile fruit in the world. It can be used in soups, drinks, salads, dips, ice cream — and if ...

Neighbors Pool Their Plumbing Skills to Rescue Engagement Ring That Was Flushed Down Toilet

Neighbors Pool Their Plumbing Skills to Rescue Engagement Ring That Was Flushed Down Toilet

Resourceful neighbors in the community of Alamo, Calif., pooled their limited plumbing skills to reunite a future bride with the $10,000 diamond engagement ring she ...

Seeing Double: 'Twinfinity' Rings Star in a Proposal Story That Packs Twice the Romance

Seeing Double: 'Twinfinity' Rings Star in a Proposal Story That Packs Twice the Romance

Identical twins Brittany and Briana Deane shouted "Yes" as identical twins Josh and Jeremy Salyers popped the question at Twin Lakes State Park in Virginia ...

Olympic Athletes Are Linked to Diamonds in a Series of Ads Airing During the Winter Games

Olympic Athletes Are Linked to Diamonds in a Series of Ads Airing During the Winter Games

Olympic athletes are visually and emotionally linked to diamonds in a trio of compelling ads now airing during the coverage of the 2018 Winter Games ...

Music Friday: 'We Were Golden' Are the First Words to Kelsea Ballerini's Country Hit, 'Legends'

Music Friday: 'We Were Golden' Are the First Words to Kelsea Ballerini's Country Hit, 'Legends'

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

Rolls-Royce Names Its First SUV After the Legendary 3,106.75-Carat Cullinan Diamond

Rolls-Royce Names Its First SUV After the Legendary 3,106.75-Carat Cullinan Diamond

Inspired by the majestic characteristics of the largest gem-quality diamond ever mined, Rolls-Royce announced Tuesday that its first-ever all-terrain SUV will be called "Cullinan" — ...

Hand Set With 89 Pink Diamonds, 'The Jewelled Phoenix' Is a Coin Like No Other

Hand Set With 89 Pink Diamonds, 'The Jewelled Phoenix' Is a Coin Like No Other

"The Jewelled Phoenix," a remarkable three-dimensional gold coin hand set with 89 ultra-rare pink diamonds, was unveiled last week by mining company Rio Tinto and ...

For Sale: 102.34-Carat D-Flawless Diamond Is Largest Round Brilliant in the World

For Sale: 102.34-Carat D-Flawless Diamond Is Largest Round Brilliant in the World

Sotheby's London Salon is offering for sale the world's largest D-flawless round brilliant-cut diamond. At 102.34 carats, the impeccable stone is being hailed as the ...

McDonald's Celebrates Big Mac's 50th and Valentine's Day With a 'Bling Mac Ring' Contest

McDonald's Celebrates Big Mac's 50th and Valentine's Day With a 'Bling Mac Ring' Contest

A seven-tier stackable ring that uses champagne-colored diamonds to represent all-beef patties, tsavorites to depict the lettuce and pickles, and orange sapphires to illustrate the ...

Music Friday: Get Into the Olympic Spirit With a Go-for-the-Gold Theme Song, 'Reach Out'

Music Friday: Get Into the Olympic Spirit With a Go-for-the-Gold Theme Song, 'Reach Out'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals (in this case, medals) in the title or lyrics. ...

'Maddie and I Both Got Us a Ring,' Exclaims Newly Engaged Eagles QB Carson Wentz

'Maddie and I Both Got Us a Ring,' Exclaims Newly Engaged Eagles QB Carson Wentz

Just two days removed from his team's stunning Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz announced his engagement to ...

Your Next Smartphone May Have a Diamond Screen That's 'Virtually Unbreakable'

Your Next Smartphone May Have a Diamond Screen That's 'Virtually Unbreakable'

An Illinois-based technology company is testing a diamond smartphone screen that it claims is six times stronger, 10 times harder and runs 800 times cooler ...

New Mexico Woman Finds Diamond Ring in Tub of Vicks VapoRub

New Mexico Woman Finds Diamond Ring in Tub of Vicks VapoRub

We'd hardly be surprised to find a prize mixed into a Cracker Jack box or a fun toy buried in a specially marked package of ...

NRF Survey: Jewelry Tops List of 2018 Valentine's Day Gifts; Category Grows 9.3%

NRF Survey: Jewelry Tops List of 2018 Valentine's Day Gifts; Category Grows 9.3%

For the second year in a row, jewelry tops the list of Valentine's Day gifts, according to an annual survey released by the National Retail ...

Music Friday: John Denver Is 'Leaving on a Jet Plane,' But Promises to Return With a Wedding Ring

Music Friday: John Denver Is 'Leaving on a Jet Plane,' But Promises to Return With a Wedding Ring

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, 1970s icon John ...

This 10-Carat Gem-Quality Amethyst Was Mined by Hand in Four Peaks, Arizona

This 10-Carat Gem-Quality Amethyst Was Mined by Hand in Four Peaks, Arizona

While most gem-quality amethyst is currently mined in Brazil and Uruguay, this beautiful 10-carat specimen is American through and through. It was discovered eight years ...

If Patriots Capture Their Sixth Super Bowl on Sunday, Expect the Championship Rings to Be Huge

If Patriots Capture Their Sixth Super Bowl on Sunday, Expect the Championship Rings to Be Huge

If quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots win their sixth Super Bowl this Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., expect their ...

Los Angeles Man Is Reunited With Heirloom Engagement Ring in an Unlikely Twist of Fate

Los Angeles Man Is Reunited With Heirloom Engagement Ring in an Unlikely Twist of Fate

A Los Angeles man is thanking an honest neighbor, a road not taken and divine intervention for the return of an heirloom engagement ring that ...

UK Airport's 'Secret Code' Allows You to Slip a Surprise Engagement Ring Through Security

UK Airport's 'Secret Code' Allows You to Slip a Surprise Engagement Ring Through Security

What could be more disheartening than having a surprise marriage proposal scuttled by airport security during a routine bag search? Acting on this problem, a ...

Music Friday: Neil Diamond Retires Due to Parkinson's Diagnosis; Ride Has Been 'So Good, So Good, So Good’

Music Friday: Neil Diamond Retires Due to Parkinson's Diagnosis; Ride Has Been 'So Good, So Good, So Good’

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

Gem-Related Baby Names Symbolize Peace, Passion, Power and Much, Much More

Gem-Related Baby Names Symbolize Peace, Passion, Power and Much, Much More

In 2016, the most popular baby names in the U.S. were Emma, Olivia and Ava for girls, and Noah, Liam and William for boys. With ...

Princess Eugenie's Engagement Announcement Sparks the Question, 'What's a Padparadscha?'

Princess Eugenie's Engagement Announcement Sparks the Question, 'What's a Padparadscha?'

Princess Eugenie's official engagement announcement on Monday has the world asking, "What's a padparadscha?" You see, the 27-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II received an ...

Farmer’s Lost Wedding Ring Recovered on Dirt Road 45 Years Later

Farmer’s Lost Wedding Ring Recovered on Dirt Road 45 Years Later

A Saskatchewan man was reunited with his long-lost wedding ring after it flew off his finger while driving down a dirt road in a small ...

Music Friday: Shirley Bassey Nearly Passed Out Holding the Climactic Final Note of 'Goldfinger'

Music Friday: Shirley Bassey Nearly Passed Out Holding the Climactic Final Note of 'Goldfinger'

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

$300,000 Diamond and Sapphire Pumps Entice the Well 'Heeled' Women of Dubai

$300,000 Diamond and Sapphire Pumps Entice the Well 'Heeled' Women of Dubai

A new collection of gem-spangled footwear has the well "heeled" women of Dubai — and the world over — buzzing with excitement. Inspired by iconic ...

Tiny African Kingdom of Lesotho Yields 910-Carat, Gem-Quality Diamond; Ranks as 5th Largest Ever

Tiny African Kingdom of Lesotho Yields 910-Carat, Gem-Quality Diamond; Ranks as 5th Largest Ever

The prolific Letšeng mine in the tiny southern Africa kingdom of Lesotho has produced another mammoth gem-quality diamond. Weighing 910 carats, the D-color, Type IIa ...

8-Year-Old Finds Lost Engagement Ring in Parking Lot; His Mom Uses Social Media to Identify Owner

8-Year-Old Finds Lost Engagement Ring in Parking Lot; His Mom Uses Social Media to Identify Owner

The community of Cedar Park, Texas, is singing the praises of 8-year-old Hudson Komendera, who not only spotted a lost engagement ring in a parking ...

British Crown Jewels Were Hidden From Nazis in a Biscuit Tin, BBC Documentary Reveals

British Crown Jewels Were Hidden From Nazis in a Biscuit Tin, BBC Documentary Reveals

Priceless gems from the British Crown Jewels were hidden from the Nazis in a biscuit tin and buried underground at Windsor Castle during World War ...

Music Friday: Diamond Rio's Marty Roe Puts a 'Big Down Payment on That Itty Bitty Diamond Ring'

Music Friday: Diamond Rio's Marty Roe Puts a 'Big Down Payment on That Itty Bitty Diamond Ring'

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

Alabama Lineman Caps College Football Career With a National Championship and a Marriage Proposal

Alabama Lineman Caps College Football Career With a National Championship and a Marriage Proposal

Alabama offensive lineman Bradley Bozeman capped his college football career Monday night with a national championship and a post-game, on-the-field marriage proposal. The senior captain ...

U.S. Mint Introduces a Trio of Stunning Platinum Coins Depicting Life, Liberty and Happiness

U.S. Mint Introduces a Trio of Stunning Platinum Coins Depicting Life, Liberty and Happiness

The United States Mint is about to launch a three-year platinum proof coin series depicting the unalienable rights cited in the Preamble to the Declaration ...

Platinum Jewelry Complements Solidarity 'Blackout' at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Platinum Jewelry Complements Solidarity 'Blackout' at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Platinum jewelry was front and center at Sunday’s 75th annual Golden Globe Awards as Hollywood's biggest stars wore black to show their solidarity with the ...

Birthstone of the Month: Extraordinary Jeweled Egg Features World's Largest Polished Garnet

Birthstone of the Month: Extraordinary Jeweled Egg Features World's Largest Polished Garnet

One of the most extraordinary examples of January's official birthstone is this objet d'art featuring what is believed to be the world's largest polished garnet. ...

Music Friday: Brokenhearted Kenny Chesney Wears His Ring on a Chain in 1999's 'I Might Get Over You'

Music Friday: Brokenhearted Kenny Chesney Wears His Ring on a Chain in 1999's 'I Might Get Over You'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Kenny Chesney sings ...

Holiday Weekend in Aspen Nets 20-Carat Engagement Sparkler for Socialite Paris Hilton

Holiday Weekend in Aspen Nets 20-Carat Engagement Sparkler for Socialite Paris Hilton

Socialite and former reality star Paris Hilton couldn't be more pleased with the 20-carat pear-shaped diamond engagement ring she received over the holiday weekend from ...

Alexa Ray Joel, Daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, Dishes on Her 'Ridiculously Exquisite Ring'

Alexa Ray Joel, Daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, Dishes on Her 'Ridiculously Exquisite Ring'

Singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, the 32-year-old progeny of rock legend Billy Joel and former supermodel Christie Brinkley, rang in the New Year with big news ...

Here's a First Look at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games Gold Medal; Can You Guess What It's Worth?

Here's a First Look at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games Gold Medal; Can You Guess What It's Worth?

With the new year upon us and the Winter Olympics in South Korea right around the corner, it's time to take a close look at ...

Music Friday: Journey's Steve Perry Sings About a 'Band of Gold' in the 1996 Hit, ‘When You Love a Woman’

Music Friday: Journey's Steve Perry Sings About a 'Band of Gold' in the 1996 Hit, ‘When You Love a Woman’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you chart-topping songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today we feature Journey’s ...

Diamond-and-Gold Fish Brooch Valued at $5,000 Tops List of Salvation Army Holiday Donations

Diamond-and-Gold Fish Brooch Valued at $5,000 Tops List of Salvation Army Holiday Donations

A diamond-and-gold fish brooch valued at $5,000 tops the list of valuable donations anonymously dropped into Salvation Army kettles during the 2017 holiday season. All ...

Shy Guy Dresses Like Santa to Surprise Girlfriend With Over-the-Top Marriage Proposal

Shy Guy Dresses Like Santa to Surprise Girlfriend With Over-the-Top Marriage Proposal

A self-described shy guy who prefers to stay out of the spotlight surprised his science teacher girlfriend with a Santa-themed marriage proposal in front of ...

Homeless Man Returns 'Good Mother Ring' to Grateful Owner Who Accidentally Gave It Away

Homeless Man Returns 'Good Mother Ring' to Grateful Owner Who Accidentally Gave It Away

A homeless man on Vancouver Island is being praised as a hero for his selfless efforts to return a valuable diamond ring to a woman ...

Music Friday: The Crofts Sisters Yearn for an Engagement Ring in 'Merry Christmas, Marry Me'

Music Friday: The Crofts Sisters Yearn for an Engagement Ring in 'Merry Christmas, Marry Me'

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

Firefighter Halts Christmas Parade to Propose to His Girlfriend... and Her 2-Year-Old Daughter

Firefighter Halts Christmas Parade to Propose to His Girlfriend... and Her 2-Year-Old Daughter

On a chilly evening in Wisconsin, Menomonie firefighter Matt Poliak halted a Christmas parade to deliver a heartwarming marriage proposal and two diamond rings — ...

Newly Engaged Woman Gets Big Surprise After Accidentally Texting Ring Selfie to Sarah Michelle Gellar

Newly Engaged Woman Gets Big Surprise After Accidentally Texting Ring Selfie to Sarah Michelle Gellar

Charlyn Willis got engaged last Thursday and now the whole world is in on the big news. You see, the Savannah, Ga., native was so ...

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Racks Up $450MM in Sales; 2019 Installment Rumored to Be 'Black Diamond'

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Racks Up $450MM in Sales; 2019 Installment Rumored to Be 'Black Diamond'

The latest chapter in the Star Wars movie series — The Last Jedi — racked up a whopping $450 million in worldwide ticket sales over ...

813-Carat 'Constellation' Visits Israel to Start Its Transformation Into a 350-Carat D-Flawless Polished Diamond

813-Carat 'Constellation' Visits Israel to Start Its Transformation Into a 350-Carat D-Flawless Polished Diamond

Swiss luxury jeweler de Grisogono has sent the 813-carat "Constellation" rough diamond to Israel to undergo the first stages of a cutting process that is ...

Music Friday: In '2000 Miles,' The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Sings About Diamonds Sparkling in the Snow

Music Friday: In '2000 Miles,' The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Sings About Diamonds Sparkling in the Snow

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In the 1983 holiday ...

December's Newest Birthstone — Tanzanite — Is Celebrating Its Golden Anniversary

December's Newest Birthstone — Tanzanite — Is Celebrating Its Golden Anniversary

Tanzanite, one of December's three official birthstones, is celebrating its golden anniversary. Fifty years ago, Maasai tribesmen discovered dazzling bluish-violet gems in the foothills of ...

Blackened Wedding Ring Pulled From the Ashes Inspires Wildfire Survivor to Propose All Over Again

Blackened Wedding Ring Pulled From the Ashes Inspires Wildfire Survivor to Propose All Over Again

A blackened wedding ring recovered from the ashes of their lost home symbolizes a new beginning for Southern California wildfire survivors Julie and Don Myers. ...

Elite Collection of Green Diamonds Makes Its Debut at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Elite Collection of Green Diamonds Makes Its Debut at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

On Saturday, visitors to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles were the first to view an elite collection of ultra-rare green diamonds. Called "Green ...

'Ultra Violet' is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year and We're Excited by the Possibilities

'Ultra Violet' is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year and We're Excited by the Possibilities

"Ultra Violet" is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year and we're excited by the possibilities. While Pantone says the vibrant color communicates originality, ingenuity and ...

Music Friday: Diamond Bracelet and Diamond Ring Top Ashanti's Holiday Wish List in 'Hey Santa'

Music Friday: Diamond Bracelet and Diamond Ring Top Ashanti's Holiday Wish List in 'Hey Santa'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you festive songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Ashanti tells jolly ...

Beatles Legend Paul McCartney Invites Aussie Couple Onstage for a Very Special Marriage Proposal

Beatles Legend Paul McCartney Invites Aussie Couple Onstage for a Very Special Marriage Proposal

Beatles superfan Saya and boyfriend Martin saw their dreams come true Saturday night when music legend Paul McCartney invited them onstage in the Land Down ...

5.69-Carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Fetches $15.1 Million at Sotheby's New York

5.69-Carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Fetches $15.1 Million at Sotheby's New York

A 5.69-carat fancy vivid blue diamond fetched $15.1 million at Sotheby's New York yesterday, making it the top lot of the day and advancing the ...

Hershey's Is Betting That Its Newest Flavor Profile Will Have Consumers Going for the 'Gold'

Hershey's Is Betting That Its Newest Flavor Profile Will Have Consumers Going for the 'Gold'

Who knew gold was a flavor? On Friday, Hershey's Gold — a candy bar crafted from caramelized creme and packed with peanuts and pretzels — ...

Diver Recovers 'Priceless' Engagement Ring From the Murky Depths of Lake Travis in Texas

Diver Recovers 'Priceless' Engagement Ring From the Murky Depths of Lake Travis in Texas

A juicy hamburger served at the Gnarly Gar floating restaurant on Lake Travis in Texas nearly cost Hannah Austin her engagement ring last Sunday. The ...

Music Friday: Aaron Watson Pens a Love Letter to His Little Girl in 'Diamonds and Daughters'

Music Friday: Aaron Watson Pens a Love Letter to His Little Girl in 'Diamonds and Daughters'

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

550-Pound Swarovski Treetopper Is the 'Star' of Rockefeller Center's Annual Celebration

550-Pound Swarovski Treetopper Is the 'Star' of Rockefeller Center's Annual Celebration

Two weeks ago, New York City crane operators carefully maneuvered the iconic 550-pound Swarovski Star onto the top of a 75-foot-tall Christmas tree at Rockefeller ...

Recutting Pays Off as 'Pink Promise' Fetches $31.9MM, Setting Record at Christie's Hong Kong

Recutting Pays Off as 'Pink Promise' Fetches $31.9MM, Setting Record at Christie's Hong Kong

Described by its auctioneer as the "Picasso of the pink diamond world," the 14.93-carat "Pink Promise" set a record yesterday when it fetched $31.9 million ...

Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring From Prince Harry Has a Sentimental Connection to Princess Diana

Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring From Prince Harry Has a Sentimental Connection to Princess Diana

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially announced their engagement at Kensington Palace on Monday afternoon. In a subsequent interview with the BBC, the couple explained ...

Welcome to the Start of 'Engagement Season' — the Most Romantic Time of the Year

Welcome to the Start of 'Engagement Season' — the Most Romantic Time of the Year

Thanksgiving Day marked the start of the "engagement season," a romantic time of the year that stretches all the way to Valentine's Day. The period ...

Golden Laurel Leaf Trimmed From Napoleon's Coronation Crown Sells at Auction for $730,000

Golden Laurel Leaf Trimmed From Napoleon's Coronation Crown Sells at Auction for $730,000

A golden laurel leaf trimmed from the coronation crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804 sold for a surprising $730,000 at an auction near ...

Sierra Leone Yields Second Massive Diamond of 2017; This One Weighs 476.7 Carats

Sierra Leone Yields Second Massive Diamond of 2017; This One Weighs 476.7 Carats

It's been a banner year for tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone. The recent discovery of the 476.7-carat "Meya Prosperity" — which followed the ...

Mother Nature Dazzles Us Again: Natural Freshwater Pearl Bears Uncanny Likeness to a Swimming Fish

Mother Nature Dazzles Us Again: Natural Freshwater Pearl Bears Uncanny Likeness to a Swimming Fish

A natural freshwater pearl bearing an uncanny likeness to a swimming fish proves, once again, that Mother Nature is the world's greatest artist, sculptor and ...

Music Friday: Sonny Turner of The Platters Sings, 'With This Ring I Promise I'll Always Love You'

Music Friday: Sonny Turner of The Platters Sings, 'With This Ring I Promise I'll Always Love You'

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

Meet the Smartphone Case That Doubles as a Ring Box and Delivers the Ultimate Proposal Selfie

Meet the Smartphone Case That Doubles as a Ring Box and Delivers the Ultimate Proposal Selfie

A few days ago, The Knot revealed that 47% of all couples are enlisting a photographer or videographer to capture the exact moment of their ...

Largest D-Flawless Diamond Ever to Appear at Auction Fetches $33.7 Million at Christie's Geneva

Largest D-Flawless Diamond Ever to Appear at Auction Fetches $33.7 Million at Christie's Geneva

The largest D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction — a 163-carat emerald-cut stunner set in an emerald and diamond necklace by de Grisogono — fetched ...

The Knot Reports a Resurgence in Time-Honored Traditions, Such as Getting Down on Bended Knee

The Knot Reports a Resurgence in Time-Honored Traditions, Such as Getting Down on Bended Knee

Time-honored marriage proposal traditions are back in vogue, according to The Knot's "2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study." When it comes to getting down on bended ...

Intricately Carved Agate Detailing a Battle Scene Is Called a Bronze-Age 'Masterpiece'

Intricately Carved Agate Detailing a Battle Scene Is Called a Bronze-Age 'Masterpiece'

Measuring barely 1.5 inches across and carved with astonishing skill, this 3,500-year-old sealstone is considered one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever ...

Music Friday: After Sad Breakup, Vance Joy Reminisces in His New Release How We Were 'Like Gold'

Music Friday: After Sad Breakup, Vance Joy Reminisces in His New Release How We Were 'Like Gold'

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you fresh, new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we ...

Hoop Star David Lee Picks 8.88-Carat Diamond Ring for Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniacki; Here's Why

Hoop Star David Lee Picks 8.88-Carat Diamond Ring for Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniacki; Here's Why

Pro tennis player Caroline Wozniacki's favorite number is "8," so when boyfriend and former pro basketball player David Lee was seeking the ideal engagement ring ...

Kit Kat’s Japanese Chocolatory Unveils Birthstone Series Embellished With Edible 'Jewels'

Kit Kat’s Japanese Chocolatory Unveils Birthstone Series Embellished With Edible 'Jewels'

Now, here's a novel idea. For the next 12 months, Kit Kat’s Japanese Chocolatory will release limited-edition gourmet wafers that correspond with the month's birthstone. ...

$2 Million 'Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra' Glitters With 600 Carats of Diamonds, Sapphires and Topaz

$2 Million 'Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra' Glitters With 600 Carats of Diamonds, Sapphires and Topaz

Glittering with white diamonds, yellow sapphires and blue topaz weighing more than 600 carats, the 2017 Victoria's Secret "Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra" is valued at ...

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa Proposes on National TV Minutes After His Team Wins World Series

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa Proposes on National TV Minutes After His Team Wins World Series

Minutes after winning the World Series, Houston Astros star shortstop Carlos Correa shocked his girlfriend, Daniella Rodriguez, and a national TV audience when he pulled ...

Music Friday: Drawing by 3-Year-Old Julian Lennon Inspires The Beatles' 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'

Music Friday: Drawing by 3-Year-Old Julian Lennon Inspires The Beatles' 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'

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

Hey, November Babies! Your Topaz Birthstone Has Been Misunderstood for 2,000 Years

Hey, November Babies! Your Topaz Birthstone Has Been Misunderstood for 2,000 Years

If your birthday falls in November, you can delight in the fact that the much loved — but often misunderstood — topaz is one of ...

Namibia's 'Forbidden' Diamond-Mining Town Is Open to the Public for the First Time in Its 81-Year History

Namibia's 'Forbidden' Diamond-Mining Town Is Open to the Public for the First Time in Its 81-Year History

For the first time in its 81-year history, the Namibian town of Oranjemund, which lies in a diamond-rich region called the Sperrgebiet ("prohibited area" in ...

New Website Dedicated to Ring Selfies Provides All the Details So You Can Find Your 'Ringspiration'

New Website Dedicated to Ring Selfies Provides All the Details So You Can Find Your 'Ringspiration'

When Apple employee Steven Simon started looking for an engagement ring for his soon-to-be fiancé, Andrea, his online research proved to be more than frustrating. ...

Historic Donnersmarck Diamonds Expected to Fetch Up to $13.7 Million at Sotheby's Geneva

Historic Donnersmarck Diamonds Expected to Fetch Up to $13.7 Million at Sotheby's Geneva

A pair of fancy intense yellow diamonds steeped in history and weighing 82.47 carats and 102.54 carats, respectively, is expected to fetch up to $13.7 ...

Music Friday: A Heartbroken Gary Lewis Laments, 'Who Wants to Buy This Diamond Ring?'

Music Friday: A Heartbroken Gary Lewis Laments, 'Who Wants to Buy This Diamond Ring?'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you golden oldies with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Gary Lewis & ...

Baby Hippo Photobombs Marriage Proposal, Leaps from Local Inspiration to Internet Sensation

Baby Hippo Photobombs Marriage Proposal, Leaps from Local Inspiration to Internet Sensation

An adorable baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo became an internet sensation this week when she photobombed a surprise marriage proposal that was taking place ...

Glistening With 4,517 Diamonds, World's Most Valuable Handbag Is Up for Grabs

Glistening With 4,517 Diamonds, World's Most Valuable Handbag Is Up for Grabs

Reflecting 8,800 hours of meticulous craftsmanship by 10 artisans, "The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse" incorporates 4,517 diamonds with a total weight of 381.92 carats. ...

Smithsonian Celebrates Special Anniversary by Revealing Replicas of the Hope Diamond's Ancestors

Smithsonian Celebrates Special Anniversary by Revealing Replicas of the Hope Diamond's Ancestors

More than 200 million visitors have marveled at the beauty and majesty of the Hope Diamond since jeweler Harry Winston donated it to the Smithsonian ...

17th Century Pink Diamond From the French Crown Jewels Hits the Auction Block at Christie's Geneva in November

17th Century Pink Diamond From the French Crown Jewels Hits the Auction Block at Christie's Geneva in November

"Le Grand Mazarin," the legendary 19.07-carat pink diamond that was once part of the French Crown Jewels, is expected to fetch between $6 million and ...

Music Friday: 'Diamond Ring' Tells the World 'I'm Your Only Man,' Sings Jon Bon Jovi

Music Friday: 'Diamond Ring' Tells the World 'I'm Your Only Man,' Sings Jon Bon Jovi

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you outstanding songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Jon Bon Jovi ...

Couple Loses Home to California Wildfires, But Finds Precious Symbols of Hope Under the Charred Rubble

Couple Loses Home to California Wildfires, But Finds Precious Symbols of Hope Under the Charred Rubble

Kris Pond cried uncontrollably as she surveyed the still-smoking rubble on the property where her home once stood. Her Santa Rosa residence was one of ...

Astronomers Witness the Birth of $100 Octillion Worth of Gold as Neutron Stars Collide in Space

Astronomers Witness the Birth of $100 Octillion Worth of Gold as Neutron Stars Collide in Space

Thousands of astronomers from around the globe joined together on Monday to confirm the first-ever sighting of two neutron stars colliding in space. In just ...

Mike Diamond Finds Fiancée's 3-Carat Diamond Engagement Ring at Waste Facility in New Jersey

Mike Diamond Finds Fiancée's 3-Carat Diamond Engagement Ring at Waste Facility in New Jersey

New York City bride-to-be Ashlee Palacio is a creature of habit. Every night, she follows the same bedtime routine and places her beloved three-carat emerald-cut ...

World's Largest Fancy Intense Pink Diamond Hits the Auction Block in Geneva Next Month

World's Largest Fancy Intense Pink Diamond Hits the Auction Block in Geneva Next Month

All eyes will be on the "Raj Pink," the world's largest known fancy intense pink diamond, when it hits the auction block at Sotheby's Magnificent ...

Music Friday: Styx Frontman Dennis DeYoung Seeks a Pot of Gold in the 1977 Power Ballad 'Come Sail Away'

Music Friday: Styx Frontman Dennis DeYoung Seeks a Pot of Gold in the 1977 Power Ballad 'Come Sail Away'

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

Sierra Leone's Lucky Pastor and His 706-Carat Diamond Travel to Antwerp in Search of a Buyer With Deep Pockets

Sierra Leone's Lucky Pastor and His 706-Carat Diamond Travel to Antwerp in Search of a Buyer With Deep Pockets

Back in March, we recounted the amazing story of pastor and part-time miner Emmanuel Momoh, who extracted a 706-carat diamond from the sediment of a ...

Gem-Filled Pods Make These Reusable Water Bottles Truly Unique

Gem-Filled Pods Make These Reusable Water Bottles Truly Unique

The practice of using gemstones to vitalize water dates back to ancient Greece. The energy emitted from opals, garnets, emeralds, amethysts, quartz or even diamond ...

888-Carat 'Star of Jolie' Is the Largest Gem-Quality Star Sapphire in the World

888-Carat 'Star of Jolie' Is the Largest Gem-Quality Star Sapphire in the World

Carrying an asking price of $5 million, the recently revealed "Star of Jolie" weighs 888.88 carats and is said to be the largest gem-quality star ...

Music Friday: 'Love Is More Than What It Seems' So Tremolo's Justin Dillon Wears a 'Promise Ring'

Music Friday: 'Love Is More Than What It Seems' So Tremolo's Justin Dillon Wears a 'Promise Ring'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Tremolo frontman Justin ...

Pittsburgh Penguins Celebrate Back-to-Back Stanley Cups With Eye-Popping Championship Rings

Pittsburgh Penguins Celebrate Back-to-Back Stanley Cups With Eye-Popping Championship Rings

Emblazoned with 394 hand-set diamonds weighing a total of 9.25 carats, the eye-popping Pittsburgh Penguins 2017 Stanley Cup ring commemorates the team's impressive back-to-back championships. ...

Mili The Giraffe Helps Missouri Man With Surprise Marriage Proposal at Dickerson Park Zoo

Mili The Giraffe Helps Missouri Man With Surprise Marriage Proposal at Dickerson Park Zoo

Mili the Giraffe, one of the most popular attractions at Dickerson Park Zoo, literally stuck her neck out to help a Missouri man with a ...

Artist Trevor Paglen Is Set to Launch a 100-Foot 'Diamond' Into Low Earth Orbit for Your Viewing Pleasure

Artist Trevor Paglen Is Set to Launch a 100-Foot 'Diamond' Into Low Earth Orbit for Your Viewing Pleasure

For the first time ever, a satellite will be launched into space solely as an artistic gesture. The brainchild of artist Trevor Paglen, the 100-foot-long ...

163-Carat D-Flawless Diamond Is the Largest Ever to Appear at Auction

163-Carat D-Flawless Diamond Is the Largest Ever to Appear at Auction

On November 14, Christie's Geneva will offer for sale the largest D-flawless diamond to ever hit the auction block. The 163.41-carat emerald-cut diamond was cut ...

Music Friday: Fed-Up Girlfriend Demands a Shiny Ring and a Walk Down the Aisle in the 'Little White Church'

Music Friday: Fed-Up Girlfriend Demands a Shiny Ring and a Walk Down the Aisle in the 'Little White Church'

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

Engagement Ring Lost While Baking Cookies Turns Up 50+ Years Later During Kitchen Renovation

Engagement Ring Lost While Baking Cookies Turns Up 50+ Years Later During Kitchen Renovation

Herman's Hermits were on the radio, Lyndon B. Johnson was in The White House and Audrey Musgrove was on her hands and knees looking for ...

Graff's $53M Purchase Reunites 1,109-Carat Lesedi La Rona With Her 373-Carat Sibling

Graff's $53M Purchase Reunites 1,109-Carat Lesedi La Rona With Her 373-Carat Sibling

British billionaire and diamantaire Laurence Graff paid $53 million for the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona, the largest gem-quality rough diamond discovered in more than a ...

NJ Officer Searches Breakdown Lane — on His Own Time — to Find Engagement Ring of Young Bride-to-Be

NJ Officer Searches Breakdown Lane — on His Own Time — to Find Engagement Ring of Young Bride-to-Be

A police officer with a heart of gold searched the breakdown lane of Route 4 in New Jersey — on his own time — to ...

KC Man Who Fumbled Ring Into Pond Earns a Redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' AND Gets Original Ring Back

KC Man Who Fumbled Ring Into Pond Earns a Redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' AND Gets Original Ring Back

The forlorn boyfriend who famously fumbled an engagement ring into the pond at Kansas City's Loose Park earned a redo on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! ...

Music Friday: Coldplay's Chris Martin Learns He Doesn't Have to Possess Achilles' Gold to Get a Shot at True Love

Music Friday: Coldplay's Chris Martin Learns He Doesn't Have to Possess Achilles' Gold to Get a Shot at True Love

Hey, it's Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. When "Something Just Like ...

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Delivers $26,250 Windfall at Bonhams Auction

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Delivers $26,250 Windfall at Bonhams Auction

A sparkly red, white and green brooch that was scooped up for just $8 at an Ohio garage sale five years ago delivered a $26,250 ...

Government of Botswana Calls 'First Dibs' on Exceptional Diamond Discoveries

Government of Botswana Calls 'First Dibs' on Exceptional Diamond Discoveries

In mid-November 2015 — during a span of just 72 hours — Lucara's Karowe Mine in Botswana yielded three exceptional rough diamonds that tipped the ...

Lifelong Cubs Fan and Former Wrigley Field Usher Wins $70,000 Player-Grade 2016 World Series Ring

Lifelong Cubs Fan and Former Wrigley Field Usher Wins $70,000 Player-Grade 2016 World Series Ring

Geneine Dietz, a lifelong Cubs fan who spent 10 seasons ushering games at Wrigley Field, plunked down $10 on a raffle ticket and scored an ...

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out

Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Western Australia — the world's most prolific diamond mine and primary source for pink, red and blue diamonds — is ...

Music Friday: Cut Like Precious Diamonds, TobyMac Reflects the Sun in 'Lights Shine Bright'

Music Friday: Cut Like Precious Diamonds, TobyMac Reflects the Sun in 'Lights Shine Bright'

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you inspirational songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Christian hip-hop ...

Royal Treatment: 3,500-Year-Old Tomb of Egyptian Goldsmith and His Wife Discovered in Luxor

Royal Treatment: 3,500-Year-Old Tomb of Egyptian Goldsmith and His Wife Discovered in Luxor

Ancient Egyptians were captivated by gold. They considered gold "the skin of the gods" and associated it with eternity. They wore elaborate jewelry to enhance ...

Bounce, Bounce, Plop: Anxious Suitor Fumbles Engagement Ring on Picturesque Footbridge in KC

Bounce, Bounce, Plop: Anxious Suitor Fumbles Engagement Ring on Picturesque Footbridge in KC

With his hands sweating and his heart thumping, Seth Dixon became an accidental media star early this week when he fumbled a diamond engagement ring ...

Wildly Divergent Hues Are the Stars of Pantone's Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring 2018

Wildly Divergent Hues Are the Stars of Pantone's Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring 2018

Wildly divergent hues unbounded by traditional guidelines, seasonal borders or gender norms are the stars of Pantone's Fashion Color Trend Report for the spring of ...

Category 4 Hurricane Irma Fails to Thwart Tulsa Man's Key West Surprise Marriage Proposal

Category 4 Hurricane Irma Fails to Thwart Tulsa Man's Key West Surprise Marriage Proposal

Months ago, Tulsa native Russ Dugger scheduled a romantic vacation to scenic Key West, Fla., where he planned to surprise his girlfriend, Nadia Kyrylova, with ...

Music Friday: Mark Knopfler Scores a 'Beautiful Find' in His 2006 Release, 'I Dug Up a Diamond'

Music Friday: Mark Knopfler Scores a 'Beautiful Find' in His 2006 Release, 'I Dug Up a Diamond'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Mark Knopfler scores ...

De Beers Makes Largest Investment in Diamond Marketing Since 2008; Spending Set at $140 Million

De Beers Makes Largest Investment in Diamond Marketing Since 2008; Spending Set at $140 Million

Millennial shoppers will have diamond jewelry on their minds this holiday season thanks, in part, to a huge marketing push by the De Beers Group, ...

Lost for 9 Years, Diamond Engagement Ring Pried From a Gap in an Italian Sidewalk

Lost for 9 Years, Diamond Engagement Ring Pried From a Gap in an Italian Sidewalk

The picturesque town of San Marco dei Cavoti in southern Italy is now world famous for two things: 1) the delightful honey-and-nut confection known as ...

98-Carat Bismarck Sapphire Was a Honeymoon Gift From the Wealthiest Man in America

98-Carat Bismarck Sapphire Was a Honeymoon Gift From the Wealthiest Man in America

In 1926, at the age of 53, American tycoon Harrison Williams married Mona Bush, a divorcée 24 years his junior. Aboard his 250-foot yacht, the ...

Music Friday: NSYNC Affirms, You Are 'More Precious Than Any Diamond or Pearl' in 1999's 'A Little More Time on You'

Music Friday: NSYNC Affirms, You Are 'More Precious Than Any Diamond or Pearl' in 1999's 'A Little More Time on You'

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

Apollo Astronaut Nearly Lost His Wedding Ring in Space — Fact or Fiction?

Apollo Astronaut Nearly Lost His Wedding Ring in Space — Fact or Fiction?

Former Apollo astronaut Charles “Charlie” Moss Duke Jr. loves to tell the story about how fellow astronaut Ken Mattingly nearly lost his wedding ring in ...

Guggenheim Museum's Fully Functional 18-Karat Toilet, 'America,' Will Have Its Final Flush on Sept. 15

Guggenheim Museum's Fully Functional 18-Karat Toilet, 'America,' Will Have Its Final Flush on Sept. 15

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City is about to close the lid on its fully functional 18-karat gold toilet, with the final ...

Artie the Police Dog Sniffs Out Missing Diamond Four Days After It Was Lost

Artie the Police Dog Sniffs Out Missing Diamond Four Days After It Was Lost

Artie the Police Dog used his super sniffer to locate an engagement diamond for a New England couple — four days after it was lost. ...

'Fight of the Century' Victor Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earns 'Priceless' Money Belt Encrusted With 4,260 Gems

'Fight of the Century' Victor Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earns 'Priceless' Money Belt Encrusted With 4,260 Gems

When professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated UFC star Conor McGregor by TKO Saturday night in what was billed as "the fight of the century," ...

Music Friday: Unlucky in Love Maia Sharp Wonders, 'How Much Gold Can You Find If You Never Go Mining?'

Music Friday: Unlucky in Love Maia Sharp Wonders, 'How Much Gold Can You Find If You Never Go Mining?'

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

Survey: Millennial Women Prefer 'The Real Deal' When Buying Diamonds and Luxury Items

Survey: Millennial Women Prefer 'The Real Deal' When Buying Diamonds and Luxury Items

Despite being tempted by a retail environment flush with fast fashion and unlimited choices, millennial women would prefer to adhere to the maxim of "buy ...

Experiment Supports Theory That 'Diamond Showers' Take Place on Uranus and Neptune

Experiment Supports Theory That 'Diamond Showers' Take Place on Uranus and Neptune

At Stanford University, an international team of scientists finally simulated the "shower of diamonds" that they believe is taking place deep within Uranus and Neptune. ...

70-Carat Asscher-Cut Diamond Stars at Model's Fairytale Wedding to Russian Billionaire

70-Carat Asscher-Cut Diamond Stars at Model's Fairytale Wedding to Russian Billionaire

Model Ksenia Tsaritsina's fairytale wedding to Russian billionaire Aleksey Shapovalov included a "suspended" eight-tier cake, illuminated dance floor, two bridal dresses, live pop-star entertainment and ...

'Diamond Ring Effect' Will Add Excitement to Today's 'Great American Eclipse'

'Diamond Ring Effect' Will Add Excitement to Today's 'Great American Eclipse'

Today, the Great American Eclipse will be visible to nearly everybody in North America, but those of us lucky enough to be viewing from a ...

Music Friday: Marc Scibilia's 'On the Way' Inspires Us to 'Sparkle Just Like Diamonds'

Music Friday: Marc Scibilia's 'On the Way' Inspires Us to 'Sparkle Just Like Diamonds'

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

For the Third Time in Five Years, Carrot Pops From a Veggie Patch Wearing Bridal Jewelry

For the Third Time in Five Years, Carrot Pops From a Veggie Patch Wearing Bridal Jewelry

So, what's the deal with bridal jewelry and root vegetables? For the third time in a little more than five years, the internet is abuzz ...

Shocking 'Pavlok' Bracelet Is Designed to Break You of Your Bad Habits

Shocking 'Pavlok' Bracelet Is Designed to Break You of Your Bad Habits

Five years ago, chronic procrastinator Maneesh Sethi hired a woman via Craigslist to slap him in the face any time he strayed off task. The ...

Fort McMurray Man Reunited With Wedding Ring After It Was Pulled From the Sorting Line at Municipal Landfill

Fort McMurray Man Reunited With Wedding Ring After It Was Pulled From the Sorting Line at Municipal Landfill

A Fort McMurray man was reunited with his beloved wedding ring — just in time for his 10th anniversary — after it was spotted by ...

Injured Officer Recruits University of Kentucky Police to Assist With Traffic-Stop Marriage Proposal

Injured Officer Recruits University of Kentucky Police to Assist With Traffic-Stop Marriage Proposal

A retired law-enforcement officer who was dragged nearly 20 feet and run over while attempting an arrest 13 months ago is now the happiest guy ...

Music Friday: LoCash Pops the Question By Putting a 'Ring on Every Finger'

Music Friday: LoCash Pops the Question By Putting a 'Ring on Every Finger'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you hot, new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Chris Lucas ...

Rachel Lindsay Accepts 3-Carat Diamond Ring From Bryan Abasolo During 'Bachelorette' Finale

Rachel Lindsay Accepts 3-Carat Diamond Ring From Bryan Abasolo During 'Bachelorette' Finale

A full season of suspenseful rose ceremonies culminated Monday night in "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay accepting a marriage proposal from Bryan Abasolo, along with a stunning ...

Don't Miss This: The Sun Will Morph Into a Diamond Ring on August 21

Don't Miss This: The Sun Will Morph Into a Diamond Ring on August 21

On Monday, August 21, skygazers from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C., will see a rare total solar eclipse and — for just a brief moment ...

Found in Only One Location on Earth, Tanzanite Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Found in Only One Location on Earth, Tanzanite Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

It was exactly 50 years ago when a prospector named Manuel d’Souza got his first look at a cluster of intense blue crystals that had ...

MIT's 'Living Jewelry' Is the High-Tech Version of Mexico's Maquech Beetle

MIT's 'Living Jewelry' Is the High-Tech Version of Mexico's Maquech Beetle

With a nod to the Maquech Brooch — a live beetle jewelry accessory famous on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula — students at MIT have invented tiny ...

Music Friday: Emmylou Harris Would 'Proudly Wear Your Wedding Ring' If She Could Only Win Your Love

Music Friday: Emmylou Harris Would 'Proudly Wear Your Wedding Ring' If She Could Only Win Your Love

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

Russian Mining Giant Trumpets Its Big-Diamond Cutting Prowess With the Unveiling of the 51-Carat 'Dynasty'

Russian Mining Giant Trumpets Its Big-Diamond Cutting Prowess With the Unveiling of the 51-Carat 'Dynasty'

Russian mining giant Alrosa trumpeted its big-diamond cutting prowess with the unveiling of The Dynasty, a 51.38-carat round brilliant-cut sparkler. The 57-facet, D-color, VVS1 gem ...

Spinel — the New August Birthstone — Has Been Fooling Royalty for Centuries

Spinel — the New August Birthstone — Has Been Fooling Royalty for Centuries

Fourteen months ago, the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) and Jewelers of America (JA) announced that spinel — the great imposter — would be joining ...

Hawaii’s Amazing Green Beach Is Blanketed With Olivine Crystals Eroded From an Ancient Volcanic Formation

Hawaii’s Amazing Green Beach Is Blanketed With Olivine Crystals Eroded From an Ancient Volcanic Formation

Imagine walking barefoot on a blanket of sparkling green sand that owes its astounding color to olivine crystals eroded from an ancient volcanic formation and ...

Ultra-Rare 2.11-Carat Fancy Red Diamond Headlines 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

Ultra-Rare 2.11-Carat Fancy Red Diamond Headlines 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

An ultra-rare, 2.11-carat, fancy red diamond known as the Argyle Everglow headlines the 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender – an annual showcase of the rarest ...

Rose Gold Is a Rising Star, But How Does the Precious Metal Get Its Blush?

Rose Gold Is a Rising Star, But How Does the Precious Metal Get Its Blush?

It's been a symbol of "tech luxury" since the Apple Watch arrived in 2014 and the metal of choice for Pinterest's most-pinned engagement ring style ...

Survey: Majority of Tech-Obsessed Millennials Prefer to Shop in Physical Stores

Survey: Majority of Tech-Obsessed Millennials Prefer to Shop in Physical Stores

Despite their obsession with technology, millennials prefer to shop in physical stores, according to a new survey released by CouponFollow. The study reveals that while ...

Biggest Super Bowl Rings Ever Made Commemorate Historic Comeback That Led to Patriots' 5th Championship

Biggest Super Bowl Rings Ever Made Commemorate Historic Comeback That Led to Patriots' 5th Championship

The New England Patriots commemorated their fifth championship and greatest comeback in Super Bowl history with monumental rings gleaming with 283 diamonds. The number of ...

World’s Most Popular Engagement Ring Boasts 103,900 Saves on Pinterest

World’s Most Popular Engagement Ring Boasts 103,900 Saves on Pinterest

Social media has been a game changer for bridal jewelry, particularly on Pinterest, where the most popular engagement ring on that image-sharing platform has garnered ...

Survey: 49% of American Brides-to-Be Want Their Engagement Rings to Be a Surprise

Survey: 49% of American Brides-to-Be Want Their Engagement Rings to Be a Surprise

When it comes to getting engaged, nearly half of American brides-to-be want their engagement rings to be a surprise. That was the key finding in ...

A Star Is Born: Pink Diamond Sells for $71.2M, Shattering the Auction Record for Any Gemstone

A Star Is Born: Pink Diamond Sells for $71.2M, Shattering the Auction Record for Any Gemstone

A star was born Tuesday when a 59.6-carat, flawless, fancy vivid pink diamond shattered the world record for the highest price ever paid for any gem ...

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 ...

Survey: Consumers Consider Color and Clarity More Than Any Other Factors When Buying Gems

Survey: Consumers Consider Color and Clarity More Than Any Other Factors When Buying Gems

Color and clarity are the most important factors influencing a consumer's gem-buying decision, according to a recent study conducted on behalf of Gemfields, one of ...

De Beers Vacuums Gem-Quality Diamonds From the Ocean Floor

De Beers Vacuums Gem-Quality Diamonds From the Ocean Floor

Many eons ago, the Orange River ferried precious diamonds from the center of South Africa westward all the way to the Atlantic coast — eventually scattering ...

More Marriage Proposals Take Place in December Than Any Other Time of the Year

More Marriage Proposals Take Place in December Than Any Other Time of the Year

If you're feeling romance in the cool December air, there's good reason. This is the most popular month to get engaged. Exactly 16% of all ...