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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 Sierra ...

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 ...

Music Friday: Tim McGraw's Girlfriend Has an Eye for Things That Glitter in 'Just to See You Smile'

Music Friday: Tim McGraw's Girlfriend Has an Eye for Things That Glitter in 'Just to See You Smile'

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

Maine Man Gets to Propose All Over Again After Rescuing Engagement Ring From Under a Waterfall

Maine Man Gets to Propose All Over Again After Rescuing Engagement Ring From Under a Waterfall

So, you thought finding a needle in a haystack was tough. How about finding a diamond engagement ring at the bottom of a cascading — ...

'Jake the Diamond Dog' Shines at Minor League Ballparks From Coast to Coast

'Jake the Diamond Dog' Shines at Minor League Ballparks From Coast to Coast

For the past 27 years, a succession of golden retrievers — each playing the role of "Jake The Diamond Dog" — have delighted minor league ...

Tour de France Cyclist Cyril Gautier Proposes to His Girlfriend on Live TV During the Last Leg of 2,500-Mile Race

Tour de France Cyclist Cyril Gautier Proposes to His Girlfriend on Live TV During the Last Leg of 2,500-Mile Race

On Sunday, after 21 days and 2,500 grueling miles, British road racing cyclist Chris Froome got to hold aloft the coveted Tour de France trophy ...

Family's Legacy Lives On as Grandma's Diamond Ring Survives Apartment Blaze

Family's Legacy Lives On as Grandma's Diamond Ring Survives Apartment Blaze

Last month, Wisconsin resident Destinee Fitzgerald woke up a bit earlier than usual to check the time on her cell phone. She became terrified when ...

Music Friday: 'Diamonds Ate the Radio' in Coldplay's 'Aliens' — a Song to Support Refugees

Music Friday: 'Diamonds Ate the Radio' in Coldplay's 'Aliens' — a Song to Support Refugees

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

Choreographer With All the Right Moves Proposes During Dance Routine; Video Goes Viral

Choreographer With All the Right Moves Proposes During Dance Routine; Video Goes Viral

In a video that's become an instant sensation on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, choreographer and dancer Phil Wright proposed to his shocked girlfriend, Ashley Liai, ...

Lucara's 1,109-Carat Rough Diamond May Be Too Big to Sell; Will Mining Company Carve It Up?

Lucara's 1,109-Carat Rough Diamond May Be Too Big to Sell; Will Mining Company Carve It Up?

When the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona failed to meet its reserve price at Sotheby's London in June of 2016, the disappointing result was the first ...

Russian Luxury Brand Introduces Solid Gold Fidget Spinner; Price Tag: 999,000 Rubles

Russian Luxury Brand Introduces Solid Gold Fidget Spinner; Price Tag: 999,000 Rubles

A Russian luxury brand famous for its blinged-out, over-the-top iPhones and accessories has just introduced a solid gold version of the world's most popular toy ...

52 Years Ago: Gold's Amazing Properties Earns It a Trip With NASA to The Final Frontier

52 Years Ago: Gold's Amazing Properties Earns It a Trip With NASA to The Final Frontier

When astronaut Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, the visor of his helmet was plated ...

Music Friday: Brandon Heath Seeks Help From the Almighty to Set His 'Diamond' Free

Music Friday: Brandon Heath Seeks Help From the Almighty to Set His 'Diamond' Free

Welcome to Music Friday when we often shine the spotlight on inspirational songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, ...

Actress Vivien Leigh's Jewelry and Other Personal Items to Hit Sotheby's Auction Block in September

Actress Vivien Leigh's Jewelry and Other Personal Items to Hit Sotheby's Auction Block in September

Gone with the Wind fans will get a fascinating glimpse at "the real, and unexpected, Vivien Leigh" when Sotheby's London brings to auction 250 of ...

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 ...

23-Carat Carmen Lúcia Ruby Is One of the World's Most Extraordinary Examples of July's Birthstone

23-Carat Carmen Lúcia Ruby Is One of the World's Most Extraordinary Examples of July's Birthstone

Since 2004, visitors to the National Gem and Mineral Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., have marveled at the ...

Manitoba Woman Harnesses Power of Facebook to Find Owner of a Diamond Ring Found in West Hawk Lake

Manitoba Woman Harnesses Power of Facebook to Find Owner of a Diamond Ring Found in West Hawk Lake

Manitoba native Courtney Johnson is harnessing the power of Facebook to find the rightful owner of a three-stone diamond ring her boyfriend found in West ...

Music Friday: Blinged-Out Coconut Crab Is 'Shiny' in Disney's Animated 2016 Blockbuster, 'Moana'

Music Friday: Blinged-Out Coconut Crab Is 'Shiny' in Disney's Animated 2016 Blockbuster, 'Moana'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a giant treasure-hoarding ...

Baseball's True Holy Grail: Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series Ring Sells for $2.1 Million

Baseball's True Holy Grail: Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series Ring Sells for $2.1 Million

Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring marking his record-breaking season playing for what is universally considered the best baseball team in history fetched $2.1 million ...

Denver Tattoo Artist Proposes With, You Guessed It, a Tattoo; Video Amasses 12 Million Views

Denver Tattoo Artist Proposes With, You Guessed It, a Tattoo; Video Amasses 12 Million Views

A Denver tattoo artist tricked his girlfriend into applying her first-ever tattoo — on him — and during the nerve-racking process revealed a hidden tattoo ...

Music Friday: 'You Were a Shining Pearl in a Broken Shell,' Sings Thomas Dolby in 1992's 'Cruel'

Music Friday: 'You Were a Shining Pearl in a Broken Shell,' Sings Thomas Dolby in 1992's 'Cruel'

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

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 ...

Israeli Schoolchildren Unearth Trove of 900-Year-Old Jewelry at Ancient Crusader Fortress

Israeli Schoolchildren Unearth Trove of 900-Year-Old Jewelry at Ancient Crusader Fortress

More than 2,500 Israeli schoolchildren helped unearth a trove of 900-year-old jewelry at the Givat Tittora excavation site in Modi’in, about 20 miles northwest of ...

Aussie Pensioner Lands 151-Ounce Gold Nugget, Fulfilling His 37-Year Dream of Finding 'The Big One'

Aussie Pensioner Lands 151-Ounce Gold Nugget, Fulfilling His 37-Year Dream of Finding 'The Big One'

Syd Pearson, a 68-year-old metal detector hobbyist from Down Under, dug up a 151.6-ounce nugget at a secret location near Bendigo, Australia, fulfilling a 37-year ...

Music Friday: Love-Struck Brad Paisley Forgets the Engagement Ring in 'You Have That Effect On Me'

Music Friday: Love-Struck Brad Paisley Forgets the Engagement Ring in 'You Have That Effect On Me'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a love-struck Brad ...

Traveler's Despair Turns to Elation as Albany TSA Pulls Out All the Stops to Find Lost Diamond

Traveler's Despair Turns to Elation as Albany TSA Pulls Out All the Stops to Find Lost Diamond

Earlier this month, airline passenger Kana Chi-Murenbeeld had just cleared the security checkpoint at New York's Albany International Airport when she looked down at her ...

18.4-Carat 'Rockefeller Emerald' Sets World Auction Record at Christie's in Rockefeller Center

18.4-Carat 'Rockefeller Emerald' Sets World Auction Record at Christie's in Rockefeller Center

The 18.4-carat “Rockefeller Emerald” set a new world auction record for the highest per-carat price ever achieved for an emerald when it fetched $5.5 million ...

Snake Ring Made in Prison by Clyde Barrow for Bonnie Parker Hits the Auction Block

Snake Ring Made in Prison by Clyde Barrow for Bonnie Parker Hits the Auction Block

The three-headed snake ring that notorious outlaw Clyde Barrow crafted in prison for the love of his life and partner in crime, Bonnie Parker, will ...

De Beers Launches State-of-the-Art Diamond-Seeking Vessel

De Beers Launches State-of-the-Art Diamond-Seeking Vessel

Outfitted with state-of-the-art sonar technology and drilling devices, the mv SS Nujoma is ready to start probing the ocean floor for valuable diamond deposits off ...

Music Friday: 'Your Love Is a Pearl,' Sings Joshua Kadison in 1994's 'Beautiful in My Eyes'

Music Friday: 'Your Love Is a Pearl,' Sings Joshua Kadison in 1994's 'Beautiful in My Eyes'

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

$1.3 Million 'Australian Trilogy' Collection Features 1-Kilo Coins Adorned With Fancy-Color Diamonds

$1.3 Million 'Australian Trilogy' Collection Features 1-Kilo Coins Adorned With Fancy-Color Diamonds

The Perth Mint has just unveiled "The Australian Trilogy," an exclusive, one-of-a-kind collection of one-kilo coins meticulously set with fancy-color diamonds sourced from Rio Tinto’s ...

Dream Comes True: LI Woman Reunited With Class Ring She Lost in Peconic Bay 36 Years Ago

Dream Comes True: LI Woman Reunited With Class Ring She Lost in Peconic Bay 36 Years Ago

Debbie Cassidy was only one year out of high school when she lost her class ring while swimming in scenic Peconic Bay on Eastern Long ...

26.27-Carat 'Tenner' Diamond — Once Thought to Be a Fake — Fetches $849,637 at Sotheby's London

26.27-Carat 'Tenner' Diamond — Once Thought to Be a Fake — Fetches $849,637 at Sotheby's London

The woman who bought a 26.27-carat gem-quality diamond for £10 (about $13) at a car boot sale in London about 30 years ago is now ...

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 ...

Music Friday: 'Plant Your Flower and You Grow a Pearl,' Sings Earth, Wind & Fire

Music Friday: 'Plant Your Flower and You Grow a Pearl,' Sings Earth, Wind & Fire

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

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 ...

Music Friday: Awkward Teen Katy Perry Wants to Be 'Pretty in Pearls,' Not 'One of the Boys'

Music Friday: Awkward Teen Katy Perry Wants to Be 'Pretty in Pearls,' Not 'One of the Boys'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. As part of our ...

Let's Celebrate June's Official Birthstone With a Close-Up Look at the Hope Pearl

Let's Celebrate June's Official Birthstone With a Close-Up Look at the Hope Pearl

Let's celebrate June's official birthstone with a close-up look at one of the most extraordinary natural pearls in the world. It stands two inches tall, ...

Amateur Prospector Finds 2.78-Carat Diamond in the Same Spot Where 'Strawn-Wagner' Was Discovered in 1990

Amateur Prospector Finds 2.78-Carat Diamond in the Same Spot Where 'Strawn-Wagner' Was Discovered in 1990

Back in 1990, a Murfreesboro, Ark., resident named Shirley Strawn became an instant celebrity when she struck it rich at the nearby Crater of Diamonds ...

92-Carat Heart-Shaped 'La Légende' Diamond Sells for $15 Million, Sets New Auction Record

92-Carat Heart-Shaped 'La Légende' Diamond Sells for $15 Million, Sets New Auction Record

The 92.15-carat "La Légende" — billed as the largest D-flawless, heart-shaped diamond ever seen at auction — set a new record at Christie's Geneva when ...

Music Friday: Australian Country Legend John Williamson Sings About the Untold Riches Lying Beneath The Outback

Music Friday: Australian Country Legend John Williamson Sings About the Untold Riches Lying Beneath The Outback

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

Brazilian Miners Unearth 600-Pound Emerald; Specimen Will Likely Go on Tour

Brazilian Miners Unearth 600-Pound Emerald; Specimen Will Likely Go on Tour

An enormous emerald weighing more than 600 pounds and standing 4.3 feet tall was unearthed recently in Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia. The specimen, which ...

Texas Storm Chaser Combines His Two Loves in One Unforgettable Proposal Scene

Texas Storm Chaser Combines His Two Loves in One Unforgettable Proposal Scene

A Texas storm chaser successfully combined the two loves of his life when he popped the question to his girlfriend with a tornado spinning perilously ...