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Back-to-Back: Famous Diamond Mines Yield Two Stones With Combined Weight of 736 Carats

Back-to-Back: Famous Diamond Mines Yield Two Stones With Combined Weight of 736 Carats

On back-to-back days last week, Lucara Diamonds and Petra Diamonds unveiled gem-quality white diamonds weighing a combined 736.42 carats.On July 29, Lucara announced the recovery ...

Ancient Egyptians Weren’t Far Off When They Celebrated Peridot as the ‘Gem of the Sun’

Ancient Egyptians Weren’t Far Off When They Celebrated Peridot as the ‘Gem of the Sun’

The Ancient Egyptians mined peridot on the Red Sea island of Zabargad and celebrated the vibrant green stone as the “gem of the sun.” Thousands ...

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal Has a Melt Value of $832, But This One From 1936 Fetched $1.46 MM

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal Has a Melt Value of $832, But This One From 1936 Fetched $1.46 MM

If the gold medals awarded at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo were made of pure gold, each would carry a precious metal value of ...

Music Friday: Lady A Sings, ‘You Shine Like Diamonds’ in 2008’s ‘Love’s Lookin’ Good on You’

Music Friday: Lady A Sings, ‘You Shine Like Diamonds’ in 2008’s ‘Love’s Lookin’ Good on You’

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

For the Second Time This Month, TSA Reunites Panicked Traveler With Lost Diamond

For the Second Time This Month, TSA Reunites Panicked Traveler With Lost Diamond

We think it’s fair to say that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is VERY good at finding loose diamonds.Last week, we recounted the story of ...

Newly Engaged ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star Scheana Shay Is Rockin’ a 12.74-Carat Morganite

Newly Engaged ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star Scheana Shay Is Rockin’ a 12.74-Carat Morganite

Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Shay delighted her 1.3 million Instagram followers on Friday with a surprise announcement of her engagement to long-time boyfriend Brock Davies ...

Super Bowl Champ Tom Brady Just Received the ‘Most Incredible Ring That’s Ever Been Made’

Super Bowl Champ Tom Brady Just Received the ‘Most Incredible Ring That’s Ever Been Made’

Seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady couldn’t be more impressed with his brand new Tampa Bay Buccaneers championship ring — a spectacular, commemorative piece featuring ...

Music Friday: Shawn Colvin Finds Her Voice in 1989’s ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Music Friday: Shawn Colvin Finds Her Voice in 1989’s ‘Diamond in the Rough’

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

Jewelers Love to Work With Beautiful Diamonds, Scientists Prefer Ugly Ones: Here’s Why

Jewelers Love to Work With Beautiful Diamonds, Scientists Prefer Ugly Ones: Here’s Why

A gem-quality, flawless diamond is made from pure lattices of carbon. This elemental purity contributes to a diamond’s unrivaled brilliance when set in fine jewelry, ...

TSA Officer Helps Reunite Honeymooners With Engagement Diamond Lost at JFK Airport

TSA Officer Helps Reunite Honeymooners With Engagement Diamond Lost at JFK Airport

A long-delayed honeymoon to an exotic destination got off to a rocky start when a young couple lost their engagement diamond while going through security ...

Music Friday: Sade Sings About a Jewel Box Life, Diamond Nights and Ruby Lights

Music Friday: Sade Sings About a Jewel Box Life, Diamond Nights and Ruby Lights

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

Lucara Delivers Pink Bundle of ‘Joy’ From Famous Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana

Lucara Delivers Pink Bundle of ‘Joy’ From Famous Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana

The Botswana diamond mine that introduced the world to the 1,758-carat Sewelô (2019), the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona (2015), the 998-carat unnamed diamond (2020) and ...