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June 13, 2017
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 $849,637 richer. The gem — which has earned the nickname "Tenner" because is was purchased for a 10-pound note — sold for nearly two times the pre-auction estimate after a […]

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June 12, 2017
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 diamonds is a nod to the score of 28-3, the seemingly unsurmountable deficit the Patriots faced before going on to tally 31 unanswered points in their triumph over the Atlanta […]

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June 9, 2017
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 Earth, Wind & Fire uses pearls and gold to symbolize unspoiled perfection in their 1975 classic, "That's the Way of the World." A powerful song brimming with messages of inspiration […]

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June 8, 2017
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 an astonishing 103,900 pins and worldwide attention. In a surprising twist on a classic, this dainty rose gold stunner features a 1.22-carat brilliant round solitaire set with four prongs on […]

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June 2, 2017
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 continuing tribute to June's official birthstone, today's selection from Katy Perry shines the spotlight on pearls. In the title track from her blockbuster 2008 album One of the Boys, Perry […]

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June 1, 2017
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, weighs 450 carats and is the sibling of the world's most famous blue diamond. Introducing the Hope Pearl. Back in the early part of the 19th century, a London banker […]

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May 31, 2017
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 State Park — the only diamond site in the world where amateur prospectors get to keep what they find. Strawn discovered a 3.03-carat diamond in the East Drain section of the […]

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May 30, 2017
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 it was scooped up by an anonymous buyer for $15 million. The previous record-holder was a 56-carat heart-shaped stone that was sold at Christie's six years ago for $10.9 million. Described […]

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May 26, 2017
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 trip to the Land Down Under where country legend John Williamson sings about the untold riches lying beneath the vast, remote, inland territory known as the Australian Outback. In his 2002 song called "Sing […]

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May 25, 2017
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 contains numerous emerald crystals embedded in host rock, was extracted from a depth of 656 feet at the Carnaiba mine. Credited with the amazing find are the miners of the […]

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