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Apollo and Artemis Earrings Sell for $57.4 Million, Set Auction Record at Sotheby's Geneva

Apollo and Artemis Earrings Sell for $57.4 Million, Set Auction Record at Sotheby's Geneva

A non-matching pair of fancy-color diamond earrings named after the twin deities Apollo and Artemis set an auction record at Sotheby's Geneva yesterday when they ...

Newlyweds Reunited With Wedding Rings 8 Days After Tornado Obliterates Their Home

Newlyweds Reunited With Wedding Rings 8 Days After Tornado Obliterates Their Home

Described as a "miracle that came out of tragedy," Texas newlyweds Ariel and Justin Duke were reunited with Ariel's engagement ring and wedding band eight ...

Chip Off the Old Block: 373-Carat Diamond Shard Sells for $17.5 Million at Lucara's 'Exceptional Stone Tender'

Chip Off the Old Block: 373-Carat Diamond Shard Sells for $17.5 Million at Lucara's 'Exceptional Stone Tender'

A 373.72-carat chip off the old block recently sold for $17.5 million at Lucara Diamond Corp.'s "Exceptional Stone Tender" in Botswana's capital city of Gabarone. ...

Aussie Woman Wears Her Engagement Ring for 18 Months Without Realizing It

Aussie Woman Wears Her Engagement Ring for 18 Months Without Realizing It

An Australian woman named Anna wore her engagement ring around her neck for 18 months without realizing it. Anna's boyfriend, Terry, had given her a ...

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran's Grandpa Makes a Wedding Ring From Dental Gold in 2017's 'Nancy Mulligan'

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran's Grandpa Makes a Wedding Ring From Dental Gold in 2017's 'Nancy Mulligan'

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

Christie's Jewelry Specialist Reveals Why Nearly Identical 10-Carat Sapphires Have Surprisingly Different Values

Christie's Jewelry Specialist Reveals Why Nearly Identical 10-Carat Sapphires Have Surprisingly Different Values

At first glance, these two gorgeous sapphires seem to be nearly identical. They both weigh approximately 10 carats and boast a comparable cut and hue. ...

Super-Dense 'Diamond' Planet Orbits a Pulsar 4,000 Light Years Away

Super-Dense 'Diamond' Planet Orbits a Pulsar 4,000 Light Years Away

Four thousand light years away in the constellation of Serpens, a priceless planet five times the size of our Earth races around a tiny neutron ...

$1.4 Million Solid Gold Darth Vader Mask Marks a 40-Year 'Star Wars' Milestone

$1.4 Million Solid Gold Darth Vader Mask Marks a 40-Year 'Star Wars' Milestone

Tokyo-based luxury jeweler Ginza Tanaka just unveiled a 33-pound, solid gold Darth Vader mask to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of the original ...

Half-Ton Stone Embedded With 170,000 Carats of Emeralds Steals the Show in Abu Dhabi

Half-Ton Stone Embedded With 170,000 Carats of Emeralds Steals the Show in Abu Dhabi

Standing nearly four feet tall and weighing more than a half ton, the world's largest emerald-embedded stone attracted impressive crowds last week at the Abu ...

Music Friday: Kelly Clarkson Describes Herself as 'A Diamond From Black Dust' in 2012's 'Dark Side'

Music Friday: Kelly Clarkson Describes Herself as 'A Diamond From Black Dust' in 2012's 'Dark Side'

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

Scuba Diver Rescues Newlywed's Engagement Ring From the Bottom of Alabama's Coosa River

Scuba Diver Rescues Newlywed's Engagement Ring From the Bottom of Alabama's Coosa River

A professional scuba diver pulled off a "needle in a haystack" recovery when he used a metal detector to rescue a newlywed's engagement ring from ...

17th Century Royal Spinel, Once Lost and Mistaken for Glass, Sells at Sotheby's for $353,800

17th Century Royal Spinel, Once Lost and Mistaken for Glass, Sells at Sotheby's for $353,800

A 17th century spinel pendant once worn by Mughal emperors — and then mistaken 90 years ago as a worthless bauble — sold at Sotheby's ...

37.8-Carat 'Chalk Emerald' Is One of the World's Finest Examples of May's Official Birthstone

37.8-Carat 'Chalk Emerald' Is One of the World's Finest Examples of May's Official Birthstone

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

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 ...

Music Friday: Gladys Knight Laments, 'You're Like a Diamond But She Treats You Like Glass' in 1970's 'If I Were Your Woman'

Music Friday: Gladys Knight Laments, 'You're Like a Diamond But She Treats You Like Glass' in 1970's 'If I Were Your Woman'

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

Vancouver Woman Is Stunned When Movie Trailer Turns Out to Be a Marriage Proposal

Vancouver Woman Is Stunned When Movie Trailer Turns Out to Be a Marriage Proposal

A super-creative and very romantic graphic animator thrilled his girlfriend recently with a sweet marriage proposal cleverly masked as a Hollywood movie trailer. Vancouver, Wash., ...

Mother's Day Jewelry Gift-Giving Expected to Set New Record at $5 Billion, Reports NRF

Mother's Day Jewelry Gift-Giving Expected to Set New Record at $5 Billion, Reports NRF

Shoppers will be showering their moms with $5 billion in jewelry gifts on Sunday, May 14, setting a new Mother's Day record for that category. ...

Piano Tuner to Share Six-Figure Reward for Finding 913 Gold Coins Hidden Under the Keys of a Donated Upright

Piano Tuner to Share Six-Figure Reward for Finding 913 Gold Coins Hidden Under the Keys of a Donated Upright

A British piano tuner is about to share a six-figure reward for discovering a stash of 913 gold coins hidden beneath the keyboard of an ...

Legendary Stotesbury Emerald Headlines a Cavalcade of Magnificent Jewels at Sotheby's Tomorrow

Legendary Stotesbury Emerald Headlines a Cavalcade of Magnificent Jewels at Sotheby's Tomorrow

The 34.40-carat Stotesbury Emerald, a six-sided gem with a famed history that spans more than 100 years, headlines a cavalcade of magnificent jewels at Sotheby's ...

Music Friday: In His Signature 'Stable Song,' Gregory Alan Isakov 'Turns These Diamonds Into Coal'

Music Friday: In His Signature 'Stable Song,' Gregory Alan Isakov 'Turns These Diamonds Into Coal'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In his signature "Stable ...

Earth's Close Encounter With Platinum-Rich Asteroid Has Investors Talking Up the Feasibility of Space Mining

Earth's Close Encounter With Platinum-Rich Asteroid Has Investors Talking Up the Feasibility of Space Mining

A 2,000-foot-wide platinum-rich asteroid zipped within 1.09 million miles of the Earth yesterday, prompting renewed speculation about the feasibility of space mining. Roughly the size ...

11 Million Views: Video Pokes Fun at Millennials in an Era of Engagement Ring Selfies and Viral Proposals

11 Million Views: Video Pokes Fun at Millennials in an Era of Engagement Ring Selfies and Viral Proposals

Comedian Jon Crist's video spoofing millennials' obsession with social media in an era of engagement ring selfies and viral proposals has earned more than 11 ...

Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals Awarded at Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics Will Be Made From Recycled Cell Phones

Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals Awarded at Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics Will Be Made From Recycled Cell Phones

The organizers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are imploring environmentally conscious citizens to unload their old cell phones in an effort to amass ...

Chicago Cubs' World Series Rings Commemorate Team's First Championship in 108 Years

Chicago Cubs' World Series Rings Commemorate Team's First Championship in 108 Years

You can say that the Chicago Cubs' 2016 World Series rings were 108 years in the making. That's because the last time the Cubs won ...

Music Friday: Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis Sings, 'I Was Your Silver Lining, But Now I'm Gold'

Music Friday: Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis Sings, 'I Was Your Silver Lining, But Now I'm Gold'

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

92.15-Carat 'La Légende' Heart-Shaped Diamond Headlines Christie's Geneva Sale

92.15-Carat 'La Légende' Heart-Shaped Diamond Headlines Christie's Geneva Sale

The largest D-flawless heart-shaped diamond ever to be offered at auction will be the headliner of Christie's Magnificent Jewels event in Geneva on May 17. ...

'Apollo' and 'Artemis' Diamond Earrings Could Fetch $68 Million at Sotheby's Geneva

'Apollo' and 'Artemis' Diamond Earrings Could Fetch $68 Million at Sotheby's Geneva

Named after two of the most revered and powerful Olympian deities, Apollo and Artemis, this exquisite pair of diamond earrings — one blue, one pink ...

Returning Airman Proposes to Houston Rockets Dancer During Blindfolded Halftime Stunt

Returning Airman Proposes to Houston Rockets Dancer During Blindfolded Halftime Stunt

A blindfolded Houston Rockets dancer got the surprise of her life on Friday when a silly halftime stunt turned into a heartwarming on-court marriage proposal. ...

Last Day to See Dorothy's Ruby Slippers Is April 23; Conservation Care to Take One Year

Last Day to See Dorothy's Ruby Slippers Is April 23; Conservation Care to Take One Year

In less than two weeks, the iconic Ruby Slippers made famous by Judy Garland in the 1939 MGM film, The Wizard of Oz, will be ...

Music Friday: 'Golden Ring' Reflects the Turbulent Real-Life Romance of George Jones and Tammy Wynette

Music Friday: 'Golden Ring' Reflects the Turbulent Real-Life Romance of George Jones and Tammy Wynette

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a modest second-hand ...

Jewelry Dating Back to the Indonesian Ice Age Suggest a Flourishing Artistic Culture

Jewelry Dating Back to the Indonesian Ice Age Suggest a Flourishing Artistic Culture

Newly discovered pendants and beads fashioned from the bones of "pig-deer" and monkey-like marsupials suggest that the Ice Age inhabitants of Indonesia had a flourishing ...

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 ...

Wrestling Superstar John Cena Puts a Diamond Ring on Nikki Bella at WrestleMania 33

Wrestling Superstar John Cena Puts a Diamond Ring on Nikki Bella at WrestleMania 33

Wrestling superstar John Cena proposed to longtime girlfriend and tag team partner, Nikki Bella, in front of a thrilled house at WrestleMania 33 on Sunday. ...

Marvel at These Massive Chocolate Geodes Filled With Gem-Like Candy Crystals

Marvel at These Massive Chocolate Geodes Filled With Gem-Like Candy Crystals

In a video that's currently tearing up the internet, Culinary Institute of America student Alex O’Brien Yeatts redefines the term "rock candy" as he takes ...

Music Friday: Ray Stevens Launched His 60-Year Career With a Song About a 'Silver Bracelet'

Music Friday: Ray Stevens Launched His 60-Year Career With a Song About a 'Silver Bracelet'

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

220-Pound 'Big Maple Leaf' Gold Coin Goes Missing at Berlin Museum; Did They Check the Sofa?

220-Pound 'Big Maple Leaf' Gold Coin Goes Missing at Berlin Museum; Did They Check the Sofa?

Brawny, brazen thieves broke into Berlin's Bode Museum just after 3 a.m. on Monday and bolted with the "Big Maple Leaf," a Canadian-minted coin weighing ...

Swiss Lab Reveals 'Game-Changing' Nanotechnology That Can Trace the Origin of Emeralds

Swiss Lab Reveals 'Game-Changing' Nanotechnology That Can Trace the Origin of Emeralds

In what has been labeled as a "true game-changer" for the colored-gemstone market, a Switzerland-based laboratory is using DNA-based nanoparticles to mark emeralds with an ...

NYC Sanitation Workers Help Couple Find Platinum Rings in an 800-Bag Mountain of Trash

NYC Sanitation Workers Help Couple Find Platinum Rings in an 800-Bag Mountain of Trash

With the assistance of New York City sanitation workers, a desperate couple waded through 800 disgusting trash bags to find two "priceless" platinum rings that ...

Australia Post Set to Release Eye-Catching Series of Gem Stamps

Australia Post Set to Release Eye-Catching Series of Gem Stamps

On Thursday, Australia Post will release a dazzling collection of colorful stamps illustrated with native gemstones — the golden sapphire, pink diamond, rhodonite and fluorite. ...

Music Friday: Cher Is Wearing Sonny's Ring in 1965's #1 Hit, 'I Got You Babe'

Music Friday: Cher Is Wearing Sonny's Ring in 1965's #1 Hit, 'I Got You Babe'

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

Lucky Pastor Pulls 706-Carat Diamond From a River Bed in Sierra Leone

Lucky Pastor Pulls 706-Carat Diamond From a River Bed in Sierra Leone

Using only his bare hands and a sieve, pastor and part-time miner Emmanuel Momoh pulled a 706-carat diamond from the sediment of a river bed ...

Australian Mining Company Unearths Five Ultra-Rare Green Diamonds

Australian Mining Company Unearths Five Ultra-Rare Green Diamonds

The Merlin Diamond Mine in Australia's Northern Territory has yielded not one — but five — ultra-rare green diamonds, the largest of which weighs 1.42 ...

Back on the Block: 59.60-Carat 'Pink Star' Looks to Regain the Title of Priciest Diamond Ever

Back on the Block: 59.60-Carat 'Pink Star' Looks to Regain the Title of Priciest Diamond Ever

All eyes will be on the stunning 59.60-carat “Pink Star” diamond when it returns to the big stage at Sotheby's Hong Kong on April 4. ...

The Man of Steel's Namesake Scores 7.44-Carat 'Superman's Diamond' at Crater of Diamonds State Park

The Man of Steel's Namesake Scores 7.44-Carat 'Superman's Diamond' at Crater of Diamonds State Park

The origin story of Superman tells us that The Man of Steel was born Kal-El on the planet of Krypton and was sent to Earth ...

Music Friday: Justin Bieber Vows to Be Your Platinum, Your Silver, Your Gold in 'As Long As You Love Me'

Music Friday: Justin Bieber Vows to Be Your Platinum, Your Silver, Your Gold in 'As Long As You Love Me'

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

'Bachelor' Nick Viall Proposes to Vanessa Grimaldi With 3.75-Carat Diamond Ring Worth $100K

'Bachelor' Nick Viall Proposes to Vanessa Grimaldi With 3.75-Carat Diamond Ring Worth $100K

Season 21's Bachelor Nick Viall popped the question Monday night to finalist Vanessa Grimaldi with a diamond-and-platinum engagement ring valued at $100,000. Featuring a round, ...

Photographer Delivers Spectacular Northern Lights Marriage Proposal — on His Second Try

Photographer Delivers Spectacular Northern Lights Marriage Proposal — on His Second Try

Nine months ago, Australian landscape photographer Dale Sharpe planned to pop the question to his photographer girlfriend, Karlie Russell, under the Northern Lights in Iceland. ...

Legendary Jonker V Diamond Expected to Sell for $3 Million-Plus at Christie's Hong Kong

Legendary Jonker V Diamond Expected to Sell for $3 Million-Plus at Christie's Hong Kong

The Jonker V diamond, one of 13 magnificent diamonds cleaved from the famous 726-carat Jonker rough more than 80 years ago, will go under the ...

Nicole Kidman Reveals She Clapped Like a Seal at the Oscars to Protect Huge Diamond Rings

Nicole Kidman Reveals She Clapped Like a Seal at the Oscars to Protect Huge Diamond Rings

Beleaguered actress Nicole Kidman finally revealed why she clapped like a seal at the 89th Academy Awards. It was all about the rings. In the ...

Music Friday: Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Sings, 'You Can't Give Up When You're Lookin' for a Diamond in the Rough'

Music Friday: Nickelback's Chad Kroeger Sings, 'You Can't Give Up When You're Lookin' for a Diamond in the Rough'

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

Named After a Perfume, 1,000-Carat 'Most Precious' Aquamarine Resides at the Smithsonian

Named After a Perfume, 1,000-Carat 'Most Precious' Aquamarine Resides at the Smithsonian

"Most Precious" is one of the world's most beautiful examples of March's official birthstone. Presented as part of the National Gem and Mineral collection at ...

Arkansas-Sourced 'Esperanza' Diamond Heads to the Auction Block March 21

Arkansas-Sourced 'Esperanza' Diamond Heads to the Auction Block March 21

Here's your chance to own a piece of Americana. The 4.64-carat D-flawless "Esperanza" diamond, which was found by Bobbie Oskarson in 2015 at Crater of ...

NASA Captures Image of Giant ‘Ice Diamond’ Floating in Caspian Sea

NASA Captures Image of Giant ‘Ice Diamond’ Floating in Caspian Sea

NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite spotted a glistening diamond-shaped ice jewel while orbiting above the cold, 600-mile northern region of the Caspian Sea — the world's ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music Friday: 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' Shows Off His Diamond Rings in Jim Croce's 1973 Chart Topper

Music Friday: 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' Shows Off His Diamond Rings in Jim Croce's 1973 Chart Topper

Welcome to Music Friday when we celebrate classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today the late, great Jim ...

Lulo Mine's Spanking New Large-Diamond Recovery System Nets 227-Carat Gem-Quality Sparkler

Lulo Mine's Spanking New Large-Diamond Recovery System Nets 227-Carat Gem-Quality Sparkler

Lucapa Diamond Company's $3.5 million investment in a state-of-the-art XRT large-diamond recovery system is already paying big dividends at the Lulo Diamond Project in Angola. ...

Domino's in the UK Just Gave Away a 22K Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped with Diamond Pepperoni

Domino's in the UK Just Gave Away a 22K Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped with Diamond Pepperoni

Domino's in the UK just celebrated Valentine's Day by giving away a one-of-kind, 22-karat pizza-slice engagement ring topped with diamond pepperoni. The fast-food chain delivered ...

‘Ring Melt’ Ceremony Reaffirms Bond Between West Point's Newest Cadets and Their Esteemed Predecessors

‘Ring Melt’ Ceremony Reaffirms Bond Between West Point's Newest Cadets and Their Esteemed Predecessors

On February 27, cadets from West Point's Class of 2018 will honor the families of U.S. Military Academy graduates dating back to 1924 as part ...

Showing Your Love by Literally 'Giving Her the Moon' May Be a Reality Sooner Than You Think

Showing Your Love by Literally 'Giving Her the Moon' May Be a Reality Sooner Than You Think

Moon Express, a private company charged with unlocking the immense potential of the moon's valuable resources, has gotten approval from the U.S. government to begin ...

Music Friday: Glen Hansard Wonders If a Little Band of Gold Can Keep Her Love From Going Cold

Music Friday: Glen Hansard Wonders If a Little Band of Gold Can Keep Her Love From Going Cold

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Oscar-winning Irish singer-songwriter-actor-musician ...

NRF: Jewelry Overtakes 'A Night Out' as Top Valentine's Day Gift-Giving Category; Consumers Set to Spend $4.3B

NRF: Jewelry Overtakes 'A Night Out' as Top Valentine's Day Gift-Giving Category; Consumers Set to Spend $4.3B

Jewelry is expected to be the strongest Valentine's Day gift-giving category in 2017, with romantic consumers set to spend $4.3 billion on necklaces, rings, earrings, ...

Buckingham Palace Releases a Sapphire Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to Mark Her Sapphire Anniversary

Buckingham Palace Releases a Sapphire Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to Mark Her Sapphire Anniversary

On Monday, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 65th year on the British throne. Buckingham Palace commemorated the sapphire anniversary by re-releasing a portrait of the ...

4,990-Carat 'Fire of Australia' Opal Valued at $686,000 Illuminates South Australian Museum's Front Foyer

4,990-Carat 'Fire of Australia' Opal Valued at $686,000 Illuminates South Australian Museum's Front Foyer

The Fire of Australia, known as the world’s most valuable piece of rough opal, has taken up permanent residence in the South Australian Museum’s Opal ...

Music Friday: More Than Three Words and a Diamond Ring, Trisha Yearwood's Love Is a 'Powerful Thing'

Music Friday: More Than Three Words and a Diamond Ring, Trisha Yearwood's Love Is a 'Powerful Thing'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you uplifting songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Grammy Award winner ...

German Archaeologists Find a Hoard of 2,600-Year-Old Gold Jewelry in the Tomb of 'The Lady'

German Archaeologists Find a Hoard of 2,600-Year-Old Gold Jewelry in the Tomb of 'The Lady'

German archaeologists have discovered a hoard of elaborately crafted gold jewelry among other precious items in the 2,600-year-old tomb of a high-ranking Bronze Age woman ...

The Empress of Uruguay Is a Majestic 11-Foot-Tall, 2.5-Ton Example of February's Birthstone

The Empress of Uruguay Is a Majestic 11-Foot-Tall, 2.5-Ton Example of February's Birthstone

Standing majestically at nearly 11 feet tall and weighing the same as a Cadillac Escalade, The Empress of Uruguay is billed as the world's largest amethyst ...

If Patriots Win the Super Bowl, the Resulting Championship Rings Will Likely Be the Biggest and Blingiest Ever

If Patriots Win the Super Bowl, the Resulting Championship Rings Will Likely Be the Biggest and Blingiest Ever

If the New England Patriots defeat the Atlanta Falcons to win their fifth Super Bowl this Sunday at NRG Stadium in Houston, the resulting championship ...

NYC Man Gets Wedding Band Back One Week After Watching It Roll Through a Sidewalk Grate

NYC Man Gets Wedding Band Back One Week After Watching It Roll Through a Sidewalk Grate

A New York City man, who helplessly watched as his beloved gold wedding band fell off his finger and rolled in "slow-motion" through a sidewalk ...

Music Friday: 'The Joy's in the Ride' Reads the Inscription of Amanda Marshall's Locket in Her 1995 Hit, 'Dark Horse'

Music Friday: 'The Joy's in the Ride' Reads the Inscription of Amanda Marshall's Locket in Her 1995 Hit, 'Dark Horse'

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

Viral Kiss Cam Video Showing Fan Dropping Ring During Marriage Proposal Is Exposed as a Hoax

Viral Kiss Cam Video Showing Fan Dropping Ring During Marriage Proposal Is Exposed as a Hoax

A viral Kiss Cam video allegedly showing a fan proposing to his girlfriend during Saturday's Atlanta Hawks basketball game — but then dropping the ring ...

Fender's Senior Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov Unveils Custom Guitar Inlaid With 1,000 Diamonds

Fender's Senior Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov Unveils Custom Guitar Inlaid With 1,000 Diamonds

A custom Fender Stratocaster guitar inlaid with 1,000 diamonds was one of the biggest draws at last weekend's National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) trade ...

Former Marine Loses Engagement Ring and Then Gets It Back, Thanks to TV Station and Facebook

Former Marine Loses Engagement Ring and Then Gets It Back, Thanks to TV Station and Facebook

The love story of former Marine Daniel Frye and girlfriend Lauren Williams has all the trappings of a Hollywood blockbuster. Frye, who had served two ...

Backstage Worker at CMA Awards Pockets Beyoncé's 13.73-Carat Diamond Thinking It's a Worthless Prop

Backstage Worker at CMA Awards Pockets Beyoncé's 13.73-Carat Diamond Thinking It's a Worthless Prop

A backstage worker at the 50th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville in November found a pretty pear-shaped stone sitting on top of a band cart ...

Music Friday: Chance Encounter Results in a Marriage Proposal in Brad Paisley's 'We Danced'

Music Friday: Chance Encounter Results in a Marriage Proposal in Brad Paisley's 'We Danced'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you chart-topping songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a chance after-hours ...

887-Carat 'La Gloria' Emerald to Headline Guernsey's NYC Auction of the Marcial de Gomar Collection

887-Carat 'La Gloria' Emerald to Headline Guernsey's NYC Auction of the Marcial de Gomar Collection

An extraordinary 887-carat rough emerald dubbed "La Gloria" will headline Guernsey's auction of the Marcial de Gomar Collection on April 12 in New York City. ...

Recycling Center's Jewelry Recovery Story Has a Familiar Ring to It

Recycling Center's Jewelry Recovery Story Has a Familiar Ring to It

For the second time in two months, workers at the Town of Babylon Recycling Center on Long Island have defied all odds by turning up ...

This $2,000 Pizza Would Feel Right at Home in One of Our Fine Jewelry Showcases

This $2,000 Pizza Would Feel Right at Home in One of Our Fine Jewelry Showcases

A lower-Manhattan restaurant called Industry Kitchen has created a $2,000 gilded pizza that would feel right at home in one of our fine jewelry showcases. ...

Guam Soccer Player Gets Yellow Card for Proposing to Girlfriend After Scoring Sensational Bicycle Kick Goal

Guam Soccer Player Gets Yellow Card for Proposing to Girlfriend After Scoring Sensational Bicycle Kick Goal

On the tiny island of Guam, a cold-hearted soccer referee booked a player for celebrating his sensational bicycle kick goal with an on-field marriage proposal. ...

Music Friday: 'Our Love Was a Diamond,' Sings Dan Fogelberg in 'Diamonds to Dust'

Music Friday: 'Our Love Was a Diamond,' Sings Dan Fogelberg in 'Diamonds to Dust'

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

Birthstone of the Month: World-Class Example of Spessartine Garnet Seems to Take Flight

Birthstone of the Month: World-Class Example of Spessartine Garnet Seems to Take Flight

January's official birthstone, the wonderfully versatile garnet, comes in a wide array of natural colors, including red, pink, purple, yellow, violet, green, black, brown and ...

Scientists Say Red Diamonds Could Replace GPS Systems, Make Driverless Cars a Reality

Scientists Say Red Diamonds Could Replace GPS Systems, Make Driverless Cars a Reality

Sure, they're the ultimate symbol of love, but diamonds also have become the darling of the scientific community. We're starting to wonder: Is there anything ...

Guys, Here's Why Making a Splash With Your Marriage Proposal Isn't Always a Good Thing

Guys, Here's Why Making a Splash With Your Marriage Proposal Isn't Always a Good Thing

Guys, we know you're under a lot of pressure to "make a splash" when popping the question. You have to select the perfect ring, pen ...

Tennis Star Serena Williams Jokes That Her Engagement Diamond From Reddit's Alexis Ohanian Looks Like a Taco

Tennis Star Serena Williams Jokes That Her Engagement Diamond From Reddit's Alexis Ohanian Looks Like a Taco

Tennis star Serena Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on December 29, and for the past 10 days her fans have been ...

Music Friday: Easton Corbin Would Never Take His Ring Back Because He's 'A Little More Country Than That'

Music Friday: Easton Corbin Would Never Take His Ring Back Because He's 'A Little More Country Than That'

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

Tiny Diamond Faces Off Against the Mighty Power of a Hydraulic Press; Guess Who Won?

Tiny Diamond Faces Off Against the Mighty Power of a Hydraulic Press; Guess Who Won?

A handful of YouTube channels are dedicated to crushing objects with a hydraulic press. Among the items that have been spectacularly squished against their will ...

'Twilight' Star Ashley Greene Calls Her New Engagement Ring 'The Most Beautiful Thing I've Ever Seen'

'Twilight' Star Ashley Greene Calls Her New Engagement Ring 'The Most Beautiful Thing I've Ever Seen'

We're excited to add Twilight actress Ashley Greene to the list of starlets who received gorgeous engagement rings during the holiday season. In a heartfelt ...

Broncos' Aqib Talib Yanks Gold Chain From Neck of Raiders' Michael Crabtree; Refs Make No Call

Broncos' Aqib Talib Yanks Gold Chain From Neck of Raiders' Michael Crabtree; Refs Make No Call

Football fans learned on Sunday that there's no love lost between Western Conference rivals Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree, and there is no penalty for ...

Music Friday: Impossibly Cute 'Trolls' Are Feeling 'Like Diamonds or Some Gold' in 'Hair Up'

Music Friday: Impossibly Cute 'Trolls' Are Feeling 'Like Diamonds or Some Gold' in 'Hair Up'

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

Country Star Kelsea Ballerini's New Engagement Ring Is 'Classic and Beautiful, Like Her'

Country Star Kelsea Ballerini's New Engagement Ring Is 'Classic and Beautiful, Like Her'

Red-hot country star Kelsea Ballerini got the greatest gift on Christmas morning — a marriage proposal and a beautiful diamond engagement ring from the love ...

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 ...

Gold Coin Donations Make the Holiday Bright for The Salvation Army

Gold Coin Donations Make the Holiday Bright for The Salvation Army

Anonymous donations of valuable gold coins — including one recovered from a 300-year-old shipwreck — made the 2016 holiday season bright for Salvation Army chapters ...

Town of Nördlingen, Germany, Sits in a Massive Crater Filled With 72,000 Tons of Diamonds

Town of Nördlingen, Germany, Sits in a Massive Crater Filled With 72,000 Tons of Diamonds

The picturesque Bavarian town of Nördlingen, Germany, is situated in a crater filled with 72,000 tons of diamonds, according to a story posted Friday by ...