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1,175-Carat Rough Diamond From Botswana’s Karowe Mine Makes Big Apple Debut

1,175-Carat Rough Diamond From Botswana’s Karowe Mine Makes Big Apple Debut

The 1,175-carat rough diamond unearthed in June at Botswana’s Karowe Mine made its Big Apple debut on Monday as the owners of the stone — ...

NC Man Pops the Question After Pulling Engagement Ring From Fire-Ravaged Home

NC Man Pops the Question After Pulling Engagement Ring From Fire-Ravaged Home

A devastating fire completely destroyed a North Carolina couple’s dream house early this month, reducing all their possessions to a pile of ashes. But, despite ...

Auction News: 17th Century Spectacles Feature Lenses Carved From Gemstones

Auction News: 17th Century Spectacles Feature Lenses Carved From Gemstones

Two entirely unique pairs of 17th century spectacles — one with lenses carved from an emerald and the other with lenses carved from a diamond ...

Music Friday: Everything Petula Clark Touches Turns to Gold in 1966’s ‘Colour My World’

Music Friday: Everything Petula Clark Touches Turns to Gold in 1966’s ‘Colour My World’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. In 1966’s “Colour My ...

Gemfields Announces the Publication of ‘Sapphire,’ the Third in the ‘Big Three’ Trilogy

Gemfields Announces the Publication of ‘Sapphire,’ the Third in the ‘Big Three’ Trilogy

The third, and final, installment in Gemfields’ series of coffee-table books dedicated to the “big three” gemstones, is scheduled to be released on October 5. ...

Restoration of Old Mansion on Coast of France Nets 239 Gold Coins Dating Back to 1638

Restoration of Old Mansion on Coast of France Nets 239 Gold Coins Dating Back to 1638

Three stonemasons working on the restoration of an old mansion in northwestern France discovered a cache of 239 gold coins dating back to the reigns ...

Le Vian Donates Prime Examples of ‘Aquaprase’ to American Museum of Natural History

Le Vian Donates Prime Examples of ‘Aquaprase’ to American Museum of Natural History

Back in February of 2016, the Gemological Institute of America identified a brand new variety of chalcedony — a fascinating gem that incorporated the colors ...

Woman Loses Diamond Ring Behind Sink at Hawaiian Hotel and Ends Up With Two

Woman Loses Diamond Ring Behind Sink at Hawaiian Hotel and Ends Up With Two

A woman who lost her diamond ring in the bathroom of a Hawaiian Hotel — and ended up with two — said she is determined ...

Music Friday: ‘Sapphire and Faded Jeans’ Star in 2006’s ‘Put Your Records On’

Music Friday: ‘Sapphire and Faded Jeans’ Star in 2006’s ‘Put Your Records On’

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

Actress Ana de Armas Reprises Her Starring Role in NDC’s Global Ad Campaign

Actress Ana de Armas Reprises Her Starring Role in NDC’s Global Ad Campaign

Cuban-Spanish actress Ana de Armas is reprising her starring role in a series of visually striking ads for the Natural Diamond Council. Called “For Moments ...

Has There Ever Been Life on Mars? ‘Rochette’ Core Sample Could Hold the Answer

Has There Ever Been Life on Mars? ‘Rochette’ Core Sample Could Hold the Answer

A core sample extracted on Monday from a flat, briefcase-size Mars rock nicknamed “Rochette” could hold the answer to the ever-vexing question of whether there ...

2021 Edition of Miami Hurricanes’ ‘Turnover Chain’ Is Emblazoned With 2,754 Sapphires

2021 Edition of Miami Hurricanes’ ‘Turnover Chain’ Is Emblazoned With 2,754 Sapphires

The Miami Hurricanes unwrapped the 2021 edition of their famous “turnover chain” during the team’s season opener against the #1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in Atlanta ...