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Music Friday: Sting of The Police Sings of Rings in 1983’s ‘Wrapped Around Your Finger’

Music Friday: Sting of The Police Sings of Rings in 1983’s ‘Wrapped Around Your Finger’

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

Advanced Mapping Technology Allows for Online Auction of ‘Special Size’ Rough Diamonds

Advanced Mapping Technology Allows for Online Auction of ‘Special Size’ Rough Diamonds

Due to international travel restrictions, diamond mining giant Alrosa is temporarily changing the way it’s selling “special size” rough diamonds larger than 10.8 carats. Instead ...

April Birthstone Feature: ‘Marquise Diamond Ring’ Conveys Art Deco Elegance

April Birthstone Feature: ‘Marquise Diamond Ring’ Conveys Art Deco Elegance

Standing in stark contrast to the earlier Art Nouveau and Edwardian eras, the Art Deco period of the 1920s and 30s represented modernism reinterpreted as ...

Paris in Springtime Was Not in the Cards, So He Brought Paris to Fredericksburg, VA

Paris in Springtime Was Not in the Cards, So He Brought Paris to Fredericksburg, VA

In Sunday night’s inaugural YouTube broadcast of John Krasinski’s “Some Good News” — a show dedicated to heartwarming and uplifting stories during these uncertain times ...

Diamond Ring Rescued From Recycling Plant Symbolizes Message of Hope: ‘We Can Beat This’

Diamond Ring Rescued From Recycling Plant Symbolizes Message of Hope: ‘We Can Beat This’

Waste management workers in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, pulled the plug on their normal operations this past Wednesday to help a distraught women whose diamond ...

Music Friday: Neil Diamond’s Hand-Washing Parody of ‘Sweet Caroline’ Is ‘So Good’

Music Friday: Neil Diamond’s Hand-Washing Parody of ‘Sweet Caroline’ Is ‘So Good’

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

You’re Scrubbing Your Hands Throughout the Day, But What About Your Jewelry?

You’re Scrubbing Your Hands Throughout the Day, But What About Your Jewelry?

You’ve got the routine down pat by now. You scrub your hands multiple times throughout the day — for at least 20 seconds (The time ...

‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Star Whitney Thore Gets the Sapphire Ring of Her Dreams

‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ Star Whitney Thore Gets the Sapphire Ring of Her Dreams

My Big Fat Fabulous Life star Whitney Thore got the ring of her dreams last night during the season six finale on TLC. Boyfriend Chase ...

Diamond Exploration on Canada’s Baffin Island Yields Secrets of a Lost Continent

Diamond Exploration on Canada’s Baffin Island Yields Secrets of a Lost Continent

Diamond exploration samples extracted from the glacier-covered Baffin Island in Canada’s North have yielded secrets of a lost continent.Researchers at the University of British Columbia ...

Chicago-Area Nurse Takes Break from Heroic Work to Accept Marriage Proposal

Chicago-Area Nurse Takes Break from Heroic Work to Accept Marriage Proposal

As the clinical leader of Edward Hospital’s Pulmonary Medicine Unit in Naperville, IL, Juliette Blondis has been working long, stressful hours treating patients with the ...

Music Friday: His ‘Photograph’ Fits Inside the Necklace She Got When She Was 16

Music Friday: His ‘Photograph’ Fits Inside the Necklace She Got When She Was 16

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you blockbuster hits with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Boyce Avenue lead ...

Oops! Canadian Mint’s New Release Isn’t the World’s First Diamond-Shaped Coin

Oops! Canadian Mint’s New Release Isn’t the World’s First Diamond-Shaped Coin

A little over a week ago, we introduced you to the Royal Canadian Mint’s three-dimensional, diamond-shaped collectible coin — a .999 fine silver coin adorned ...

Coronavirus Fails to Stop Magical Moment Between NC Woman and Her Grandpa

Coronavirus Fails to Stop Magical Moment Between NC Woman and Her Grandpa

Carly Boyd and her beloved grandpa, Shelton, are media sensations today because of a tender moment captured by the staff of a nursing home in ...

Here’s How GE’s ‘Project Superpressure’ Produced the First Lab-Grown Diamond

Here’s How GE’s ‘Project Superpressure’ Produced the First Lab-Grown Diamond

Superman fans may remember how the Man of Steel crushed a chunk of coal into a diamond in 1983’s Superman III. While the superhero’s legendary ...

Inspired by a 5th Ave. Window Display, Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Hits Theaters Apr. 19

Inspired by a 5th Ave. Window Display, Balanchine’s ‘Jewels’ Hits Theaters Apr. 19

Captured live from Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet, George Balanchine’s “Jewels” — with three parts dedicated to emerald, ruby and diamond — is coming to theaters across ...

Music Friday: Donald Fagen Says His Ex Wouldn’t Know a Diamond If She Held It in Her Hand

Music Friday: Donald Fagen Says His Ex Wouldn’t Know a Diamond If She Held It in Her Hand

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

Alrosa Unearths a Colorful Surprise at Its New Diamond Mine in Yakutia, Russia

Alrosa Unearths a Colorful Surprise at Its New Diamond Mine in Yakutia, Russia

Diamond mining giant Alrosa recently pulled an unexpected treasure from its new deposit at Verkhne-Munskoye in the frigid, sparsely populated Russian outpost of Yakutia. The ...

Pizza Ring Empowers Aussie Woman to Pop the Question During Soccer Match

Pizza Ring Empowers Aussie Woman to Pop the Question During Soccer Match

In early February, we announced that the Aussie division of Domino’s was giving away a one-of-a-kind, pizza-slice engagement ring topped with bubbly diamond “cheese” and ...

Royal Canadian Mint Launches World’s First Diamond-Shaped Collectible Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Launches World’s First Diamond-Shaped Collectible Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has created an extravagant, three-dimensional diamond-shaped collectible coin adorned with an actual diamond. Crafted from three ounces of 99.99% pure silver, ...

Music Friday: Hoping to Save His Relationship, Frankie Valli Points to a ‘Little Chip of Diamond’

Music Friday: Hoping to Save His Relationship, Frankie Valli Points to a ‘Little Chip of Diamond’

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

Missouri Man Delivers Surprise Proposal to ‘Ellen’ Superfan With Help From the Host

Missouri Man Delivers Surprise Proposal to ‘Ellen’ Superfan With Help From the Host

A Missouri couple who admitted to doing things a little “backward” recently got engaged on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in front of a live studio ...

Here’s One More Reason for Proposal Procrastinators to Finally Put a Ring on It

Here’s One More Reason for Proposal Procrastinators to Finally Put a Ring on It

Despite the best of intentions, many young suitors let the winter season slip away without proposing to the loves of their lives. They couldn’t gather ...

Congratulations, March Babies! Your Official Birthstone Is Sea Blue Aquamarine

Congratulations, March Babies! Your Official Birthstone Is Sea Blue Aquamarine

As the official birthstone for the month of March, aquamarine is the sea-blue variety of the mineral beryl, whose family members include the intense green ...

Stanford Scientists Transform Fossil Fuel Molecules Into Pure Diamond

Stanford Scientists Transform Fossil Fuel Molecules Into Pure Diamond

A new study from Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory reveals how — with the right amount of pressure and a modest amount of ...

Short Film Details How Diamond Revenues Empower the People of Botswana

Short Film Details How Diamond Revenues Empower the People of Botswana

In 1967, diamonds were discovered in the newly independent Republic of Botswana. At the time, the land-locked country in Southern Africa was the third-poorest on ...

Class Ring Lost in Maine 47 Years Ago Is Unearthed in Finland — 4,000 Miles Away

Class Ring Lost in Maine 47 Years Ago Is Unearthed in Finland — 4,000 Miles Away

Forty-seven years ago, Debra McKenna lost her boyfriend’s high school ring in the bathroom of a Portland, Maine, department store. Shawn’s ring was adorned with ...

Alrosa Raises Profile in Color Market With Sale of 6-Carat Fancy Intense Pink-Purple Diamond

Alrosa Raises Profile in Color Market With Sale of 6-Carat Fancy Intense Pink-Purple Diamond

In a move that will surely raise its profile in the global market for polished colored diamonds, Russian mining giant Alrosa recently sold a 6.21-carat ...

Couples Spent an Average of $5,900 on Engagement Rings in 2019, Reports The Knot

Couples Spent an Average of $5,900 on Engagement Rings in 2019, Reports The Knot

Couples spent an average of $5,900 on their engagement rings in 2019, according to The Knot’s 13th Annual Real Weddings Study. That amount reflected a ...

Music Friday: Marty Raybon Tells the Story of a Young Couple’s ‘Cracker Jack Diamond’

Music Friday: Marty Raybon Tells the Story of a Young Couple’s ‘Cracker Jack Diamond’

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

Icelandic Hotel Offers One Free Night to Ladies Who ‘Take the Lead’ on Leap Day

Icelandic Hotel Offers One Free Night to Ladies Who ‘Take the Lead’ on Leap Day

Ladies planning to pop the question on Leap Day, February 29, may want to check out this tempting offer from Iceland’s Hotel Rangá, a luxury ...

Soft Drink Giant Is Giving Away an Engagement Diamond Lab-Grown From Crystal Pepsi

Soft Drink Giant Is Giving Away an Engagement Diamond Lab-Grown From Crystal Pepsi

The 1.53-carat diamond at the center of Pepsi’s Engagement Ring Giveaway was formed in a lab with carbon derived from its short-lived spinoff, Crystal Pepsi.Soft-drink ...

Air Force Pilot Launches Ring 17 Miles Into Space as Part of Stellar Marriage Proposal

Air Force Pilot Launches Ring 17 Miles Into Space as Part of Stellar Marriage Proposal

A U.S. Air Force pilot attached an engagement ring to a weather balloon and sent it 17 miles into space as part of a spectacular ...

172-Carat Parallelogram-Shaped Amethyst With ‘Staircase Cut’ Resides at Smithsonian

172-Carat Parallelogram-Shaped Amethyst With ‘Staircase Cut’ Resides at Smithsonian

One of the world’s most unusual examples of February’s birthstone is this 172.23-carat parallelogram-shaped amethyst that boasts a fancy “staircase cut” on the pavilion. (That’s ...

Music Friday: Nissan Ad Boosts Exposure of ‘Gold,’ Andreya Triana’s 2015 Release

Music Friday: Nissan Ad Boosts Exposure of ‘Gold,’ Andreya Triana’s 2015 Release

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Andreya Triana’s 2015 ...

Black Diamonds Are the Toughest, Says Pop Diva Janet Jackson, and She’s Right

Black Diamonds Are the Toughest, Says Pop Diva Janet Jackson, and She’s Right

Black diamonds have been top of mind this week because Janet Jackson announced on Monday that both her newest studio album and upcoming world tour ...

Fancy Pink Diamonds Soar 116% in Value Over Past Decade, Says Research Group

Fancy Pink Diamonds Soar 116% in Value Over Past Decade, Says Research Group

Fancy pink diamonds soared 116% in value over the past decade, outpacing blues (81%) and yellows (21%), according to a report by the Fancy Color ...

World’s Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: ‘Diamond Finder’

World’s Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: ‘Diamond Finder’

A number of celebrity websites have been revisiting a memorable 2011 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians — the one where a 14-year-old Kylie ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 a ...

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

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

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 ...

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