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Music Friday: Jake Owen’s ‘Days of Gold’ Celebrates a Sensational Southern Summer Music Friday: Jake Owen’s ‘Days of Gold’ Celebrates a Sensational Southern Summer

Music Friday: Jake Owen’s ‘Days of Gold’ Celebrates a Sensational Southern Summer

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

Gem Lovers Rejoiced When Spinel Became an Official August Birthstone in 2016 Gem Lovers Rejoiced When Spinel Became an Official August Birthstone in 2016

Gem Lovers Rejoiced When Spinel Became an Official August Birthstone in 2016

Gemstone lovers rejoiced in the summer of 2016 when two leading jewelry-industry associations recognized spinel as an official birthstone for August. Best known for its ...

HGTV Star Tarek El Moussa Thrills Heather Rae Young With Lucky 8-Carat Diamond HGTV Star Tarek El Moussa Thrills Heather Rae Young With Lucky 8-Carat Diamond

HGTV Star Tarek El Moussa Thrills Heather Rae Young With Lucky 8-Carat Diamond

Heather Rae Young told her 932,000 Instagram followers that she is “absolutely obsessed” with her new 8.08-carat emerald-cut diamond and that she can’t stop staring ...

Gemfields’ 4th Short Film Describes How Rubies Are Born Deep Within the Earth Gemfields’ 4th Short Film Describes How Rubies Are Born Deep Within the Earth

Gemfields’ 4th Short Film Describes How Rubies Are Born Deep Within the Earth

The dramatic fourth and final installment in Gemfields’ short-film series paints a vivid picture of how rubies — “the rarest of all colored gemstones” — ...

World’s Largest Faceted Peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge Have This in Common World’s Largest Faceted Peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge Have This in Common

World’s Largest Faceted Peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge Have This in Common

Here’s a birthstone riddle for the month of August: What do the world’s largest faceted peridot and the Brooklyn Bridge have in common?If you’re stumped, ...

Music Friday: Country Star Cody Johnson’s Got a Diamond in His Pocket Music Friday: Country Star Cody Johnson’s Got a Diamond in His Pocket

Music Friday: Country Star Cody Johnson’s Got a Diamond in His Pocket

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

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: Check Out the Stunning 23-Carat ‘Carmen Lúcia Ruby’ Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: Check Out the Stunning 23-Carat ‘Carmen Lúcia Ruby’

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: Check Out the Stunning 23-Carat ‘Carmen Lúcia Ruby’

Today’s virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection delivers an up-close-and-personal look at the incomparable “Carmen Lúcia Ruby.” The 23.10-carat specimen has the distinction ...

GIA and IBM Join Forces to Introduce Artificial Intelligence to Diamond Clarity Grading GIA and IBM Join Forces to Introduce Artificial Intelligence to Diamond Clarity Grading

GIA and IBM Join Forces to Introduce Artificial Intelligence to Diamond Clarity Grading

In a move that promises to fundamentally change the way diamonds are graded for clarity, the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) has joined forces with ...

Katherine Hepburn’s Emerald Engagement Ring From Howard Hughes Fetches $108K Katherine Hepburn’s Emerald Engagement Ring From Howard Hughes Fetches $108K

Katherine Hepburn’s Emerald Engagement Ring From Howard Hughes Fetches $108K

The emerald-and-diamond engagement ring that billionaire business tycoon Howard Hughes gave to Hollywood legend Katherine Hepburn in 1938 was recently purchased for $108,000 at Los ...

Demi Lovato Thrills 88.9MM Instagram Fans With Pics of Her New Engagement Ring Demi Lovato Thrills 88.9MM Instagram Fans With Pics of Her New Engagement Ring

Demi Lovato Thrills 88.9MM Instagram Fans With Pics of Her New Engagement Ring

This past Thursday, songstress Demi Lovato thrilled her 88.9 million Instagram followers with romantic pics of her Malibu engagement to actor Max Ehrich, who proposed ...

Music Friday: Danny Vera Extols the Virtues of Hard Work in ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’ Music Friday: Danny Vera Extols the Virtues of Hard Work in ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’

Music Friday: Danny Vera Extols the Virtues of Hard Work in ‘Pressure Makes Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Netherlands-born Danny Vera ...

Princess Beatrice Bucks Tradition, Chooses Platinum Instead of Welsh Gold Princess Beatrice Bucks Tradition, Chooses Platinum Instead of Welsh Gold

Princess Beatrice Bucks Tradition, Chooses Platinum Instead of Welsh Gold

Princess Beatrice, the newest Royal Family bride, bucked nearly 100 years of tradition by choosing an ornate platinum-and-diamond wedding band instead of a simple band ...

This Modern-Day Cinderella Story Comes With a Surprising Male Twist This Modern-Day Cinderella Story Comes With a Surprising Male Twist

This Modern-Day Cinderella Story Comes With a Surprising Male Twist

When Doug Faucher pulled a men’s wedding band from the sand near Cato’s Bridge in Jupiter, FL, he was determined to use the power of ...

Princess Beatrice Dons the Same Tiara Worn by Queen Elizabeth on Her Wedding Day Princess Beatrice Dons the Same Tiara Worn by Queen Elizabeth on Her Wedding Day

Princess Beatrice Dons the Same Tiara Worn by Queen Elizabeth on Her Wedding Day

Princess Beatrice wore a very special diamond tiara as she exchanged wedding vows with Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi during an understated, private ceremony at The Royal ...

115-Carat Pear-Shaped Diamond Is the Star of Christie’s New York Auction 115-Carat Pear-Shaped Diamond Is the Star of Christie’s New York Auction

115-Carat Pear-Shaped Diamond Is the Star of Christie’s New York Auction

A 115.83-carat pear-shaped diamond is the star of Christie’s upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction in New York. The F-color, VVS1 gem dangles from a majestic 19-inch ...

Music Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Calls Himself a ‘Diamond in the Rough’ Music Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Calls Himself a ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Music Friday: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton Calls Himself 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, Alexander Hamilton sees ...

Two-Time Olympian Sam Mikulak Pops the Question to TV Host Mia Atkins Two-Time Olympian Sam Mikulak Pops the Question to TV Host Mia Atkins

Two-Time Olympian Sam Mikulak Pops the Question to TV Host Mia Atkins

Two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak recently popped the question to his TV host girlfriend, Mia Atkins, with a dazzling pear-shaped diamond engagement ring.The surprise proposal took ...

Exciting Run of Good Luck Continues at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park Exciting Run of Good Luck Continues at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park

Exciting Run of Good Luck Continues at Arkansas’s Crater of Diamonds State Park

Sometimes good fortune comes down to being in the right place at the right time. It’s called “serendipity” and that’s the name Dr. Mindy Pomtree ...

Custom-Cut Rubies, Sapphires Form the ‘DC’ Logo on Mystics’ Championship Rings Custom-Cut Rubies, Sapphires Form the ‘DC’ Logo on Mystics’ Championship Rings

Custom-Cut Rubies, Sapphires Form the ‘DC’ Logo on Mystics’ Championship Rings

Six custom-cut rubies and an equal number of custom-cut sapphires make up the swooping “DC” logo on the 2019 championship rings of the WNBA’s Washington ...

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: This Emerald Was Worn by the Rulers of Baroda Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: This Emerald Was Worn by the Rulers of Baroda

Gem Gallery Virtual Tour: This Emerald Was Worn by the Rulers of Baroda

An exquisite 37.8-carat emerald once possessed by the royal rulers of Baroda is the next stop on our virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem ...

Music Friday: Country Boy Is in Love With a Girl Who Wears a Diamond Ring Music Friday: Country Boy Is in Love With a Girl Who Wears a Diamond Ring

Music Friday: Country Boy Is in Love With a Girl Who Wears a Diamond Ring

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you throwback tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, 27-time Grammy winner ...

Mission to Mars: Opals May Provide Fossil Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life Mission to Mars: Opals May Provide Fossil Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life

Mission to Mars: Opals May Provide Fossil Evidence of Extraterrestrial Life

Fossils preserved within opals on the surface of Mars could prove the existence of extraterrestrial life.On July 20, NASA will send the Mars 2020 Perseverance ...

‘Scavengers’ to the Rescue: Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring at NY Beach ‘Scavengers’ to the Rescue: Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring at NY Beach

‘Scavengers’ to the Rescue: Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring at NY Beach

Gina Bopp was so certain that her diamond engagement ring had been swallowed up by the Atlantic Ocean that she immediately bought a faux version ...

World’s Most Famous Diamonds May Have ‘Super-Deep’ Origins, Says GIA World’s Most Famous Diamonds May Have ‘Super-Deep’ Origins, Says GIA

World’s Most Famous Diamonds May Have ‘Super-Deep’ Origins, Says GIA

New smoking-gun evidence seems to confirm the theory that the world’s most famous diamonds — such as the 45-carat Hope and the 3,106-carat Cullinan — ...

Arkansas Woman Scores Biggest Diamond of 2020 at Crater of Diamonds State Park Arkansas Woman Scores Biggest Diamond of 2020 at Crater of Diamonds State Park

Arkansas Woman Scores Biggest Diamond of 2020 at Crater of Diamonds State Park

While working the search field at Crater of Diamonds State Park, Beatrice Watkins joked to her two young granddaughters that their future husbands would need ...

Univ. of Hong Kong Scientists Develop ‘Hunter Drone’ That Can Seek Out Gem Deposits Univ. of Hong Kong Scientists Develop ‘Hunter Drone’ That Can Seek Out Gem Deposits

Univ. of Hong Kong Scientists Develop ‘Hunter Drone’ That Can Seek Out Gem Deposits

A pair of scientists from The University of Hong Kong have developed an autonomous “hunter drone” that can survey wide landscapes and identify valuable gemstone ...

Birthstone Feature: Five Years Ago, This 25.59-Carat Ruby Rocked the Auction World Birthstone Feature: Five Years Ago, This 25.59-Carat Ruby Rocked the Auction World

Birthstone Feature: Five Years Ago, This 25.59-Carat Ruby Rocked the Auction World

A little over five years ago, the 25.59-carat pigeon-blood-red “Sunrise Ruby” rocked the auction world when it obliterated two auction records at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels ...

Queen Elizabeth’s Iconic Three-Strand Pearl Necklace Actually Has Two Backups Queen Elizabeth’s Iconic Three-Strand Pearl Necklace Actually Has Two Backups

Queen Elizabeth’s Iconic Three-Strand Pearl Necklace Actually Has Two Backups

Queen Elizabeth II is rarely seen in public without her favorite three-strand pearl necklace — a gift from her beloved father, King George VI, who ...

Artisanal Miner Discovers Two Tanzanite Crystals Weighing a Combined 75,000 Carats Artisanal Miner Discovers Two Tanzanite Crystals Weighing a Combined 75,000 Carats

Artisanal Miner Discovers Two Tanzanite Crystals Weighing a Combined 75,000 Carats

An artisanal miner in Tanzania struck it rich last week when he sold two enormous tanzanite crystals for $3.4 million.Saniniu Laizer had discovered the crystals ...

Music Friday: Swiss Singer Luca Hänni Tries to Win the Heart of a 110-Carat ‘Diamant’ Music Friday: Swiss Singer Luca Hänni Tries to Win the Heart of a 110-Carat ‘Diamant’

Music Friday: Swiss Singer Luca Hänni Tries to Win the Heart of a 110-Carat ‘Diamant’

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

3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals Make This Canadian Resort a Jewelry Lover’s Fantasy 3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals Make This Canadian Resort a Jewelry Lover’s Fantasy

3.5 Million Swarovski Crystals Make This Canadian Resort a Jewelry Lover’s Fantasy

More than 3.5 million Swarovski crystals are integrated into the architecture and decor of the Sparkling Hill Resort near Vernon, British Columbia, making this venue ...

Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Shows Off Emerald Engagement Ring Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Shows Off Emerald Engagement Ring

Food Network Star Alex Guarnaschelli Shows Off Emerald Engagement Ring

Celebrity chefs Alex Guarnaschelli and Michael Castellon have taken their relationship to the next level — and the Food Network star has a dazzling ring ...

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Takes a Close Look at the ‘Gifts from Napoleon’ Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Takes a Close Look at the ‘Gifts from Napoleon’

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Takes a Close Look at the ‘Gifts from Napoleon’

An exhibit titled “Gifts from Napoleon” is the subject of today’s virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection. Two very special pieces gifted by ...

NBA Players Encouraged to Wear Diagnostic ‘Smart Ring’ When Season Resumes NBA Players Encouraged to Wear Diagnostic ‘Smart Ring’ When Season Resumes

NBA Players Encouraged to Wear Diagnostic ‘Smart Ring’ When Season Resumes

In an effort to quickly identify health risks when the NBA season resumes in Orlando on July 30, league officials are encouraging its players to ...

Music Friday: 19-Year-Old Faouzia Cries ‘Tears of Gold’ in Her Viral 2019 Release Music Friday: 19-Year-Old Faouzia Cries ‘Tears of Gold’ in Her Viral 2019 Release

Music Friday: 19-Year-Old Faouzia Cries ‘Tears of Gold’ in Her Viral 2019 Release

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great new songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Canadian-Moroccan singer-songwriter ...

Sotheby’s Marks Return to Live Auctions With Pair of Heart-Shaped Diamond Rings Sotheby’s Marks Return to Live Auctions With Pair of Heart-Shaped Diamond Rings

Sotheby’s Marks Return to Live Auctions With Pair of Heart-Shaped Diamond Rings

A gorgeous pair of fancy-colored heart-shaped diamond rings — one blue, one pink and each valued at more than $7 million — will headline Sotheby’s ...

Biblical Aaron Wore a Golden Breastplate Fashioned With 12 Inscribed Gemstones Biblical Aaron Wore a Golden Breastplate Fashioned With 12 Inscribed Gemstones

Biblical Aaron Wore a Golden Breastplate Fashioned With 12 Inscribed Gemstones

The biblical Aaron may have been the original King of Bling. More than 3,300 years ago, the first high priest of the Hebrews (and older ...

Birthstone Feature: Rare Alexandrite Looks Like an ‘Emerald by Day and Ruby by Night’ Birthstone Feature: Rare Alexandrite Looks Like an ‘Emerald by Day and Ruby by Night’

Birthstone Feature: Rare Alexandrite Looks Like an ‘Emerald by Day and Ruby by Night’

Often described as an “emerald by day and ruby by night,” alexandrite displays a dramatic chameleon-like color shift depending on the light source. In normal ...

Proceeds From Sale of Anna Hu’s Heart Ensemble to Support Healthcare Workers Proceeds From Sale of Anna Hu’s Heart Ensemble to Support Healthcare Workers

Proceeds From Sale of Anna Hu’s Heart Ensemble to Support Healthcare Workers

From July 3 to 13, a three-piece collection of heart-themed jewelry designed by Anna Hu will be auctioned online by Christie’s, with proceeds going to ...

Music Friday: Tommy Proposes With a Class Ring in 1991’s ‘She’s in Love With the Boy’ Music Friday: Tommy Proposes With a Class Ring in 1991’s ‘She’s in Love With the Boy’

Music Friday: Tommy Proposes With a Class Ring in 1991’s ‘She’s in Love With the Boy’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In Trisha Yearwood’s chart-topping ...

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Arrives at the Colorful ‘Stars and Cat’s Eyes’ Exhibit Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Arrives at the Colorful ‘Stars and Cat’s Eyes’ Exhibit

Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour Arrives at the Colorful ‘Stars and Cat’s Eyes’ Exhibit

Today’s virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection delivers an up-close and personal look at the colorful “Stars and Cat’s Eyes” exhibit, starring the ...

Leading Diamond Miners Join Forces to Launch the ‘Natural Diamond Council’ Leading Diamond Miners Join Forces to Launch the ‘Natural Diamond Council’

Leading Diamond Miners Join Forces to Launch the ‘Natural Diamond Council’

The world’s leading diamond miners have hit the reset button on the “Diamond Producers Association,” relaunching the global trade organization as the “Natural Diamond Council” ...

Treasure Chest Containing $1MM Cache of Gold, Gems and Jewelry Is Finally Found Treasure Chest Containing $1MM Cache of Gold, Gems and Jewelry Is Finally Found

Treasure Chest Containing $1MM Cache of Gold, Gems and Jewelry Is Finally Found

It took more than 10 years, but Forrest Fenn’s treasure chest containing a $1 million cache of gold nuggets, gold coins, rubies, diamonds, sapphires and ...

Gemfields’ Third Short Film Introduces the ‘6Cs’ of Buying a Ruby or Emerald Gemfields’ Third Short Film Introduces the ‘6Cs’ of Buying a Ruby or Emerald

Gemfields’ Third Short Film Introduces the ‘6Cs’ of Buying a Ruby or Emerald

“Buyers Guide,” the third installment in Gemfields’ short-film series, introduces the “6Cs” of buying a ruby or emerald. Gemfields takes the commonly known “4Cs” of ...

Music Friday: Eric Clapton’s ‘Golden Ring’ Chronicles a Complicated Love Triangle Music Friday: Eric Clapton’s ‘Golden Ring’ Chronicles a Complicated Love Triangle

Music Friday: Eric Clapton’s ‘Golden Ring’ Chronicles a Complicated Love Triangle

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today’s featured song, “Golden ...

DNA Fingerprinting Is Used to Determine Origin of Natural and Cultured Pearls DNA Fingerprinting Is Used to Determine Origin of Natural and Cultured Pearls

DNA Fingerprinting Is Used to Determine Origin of Natural and Cultured Pearls

Simple-to-use DNA testing kits, such as 23andMe and AncestryDNA, have been providing millions of families with eye-opening snapshots of where their ancestors came from. Now, ...

Lady Gaga Wore the 128-Carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’ During a Post-Oscar Run to Taco Bell Lady Gaga Wore the 128-Carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’ During a Post-Oscar Run to Taco Bell

Lady Gaga Wore the 128-Carat ‘Tiffany Diamond’ During a Post-Oscar Run to Taco Bell

On Friday, Lady Gaga dished the tasty 2019 Oscars backstory of how the $30 million, 128.54-carat “Tiffany Diamond” that she wore during the awards ceremony ...

Birthstone Feature: Historic ‘Pearl of Asia’ Is the World’s Largest Natural Pearl Birthstone Feature: Historic ‘Pearl of Asia’ Is the World’s Largest Natural Pearl

Birthstone Feature: Historic ‘Pearl of Asia’ Is the World’s Largest Natural Pearl

Today we celebrate June’s official birthstone by shining our spotlight on the world’s largest natural pearl. Tipping the scales at 600 carats (about a quarter ...

12-Carat Blue Diamond Headlines Christie’s First Live Auction Since Outbreak 12-Carat Blue Diamond Headlines Christie’s First Live Auction Since Outbreak

12-Carat Blue Diamond Headlines Christie’s First Live Auction Since Outbreak

A marquise-cut, 12.11-carat, fancy intense blue diamond will be headlining Christie’s first live auction since the COVID-19 outbreak. The internally flawless diamond is expected to ...

Music Friday: Katy Perry’s 2010 Ballad Urges Young Women to Shine Like a ‘Pearl’ Music Friday: Katy Perry’s 2010 Ballad Urges Young Women to Shine Like a ‘Pearl’

Music Friday: Katy Perry’s 2010 Ballad Urges Young Women to Shine Like a ‘Pearl’

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

Shuttered SF Greek Restaurant Opens Its Doors to Host Surprise Marriage Proposal Shuttered SF Greek Restaurant Opens Its Doors to Host Surprise Marriage Proposal

Shuttered SF Greek Restaurant Opens Its Doors to Host Surprise Marriage Proposal

A San Francisco-based Greek restaurant chain, which had closed each of its eateries in strict adherence to the city’s shelter-in-place order, made a special exception ...

The Dream Continues: Popular Crater of Diamonds Park Reopens in Murfreesboro The Dream Continues: Popular Crater of Diamonds Park Reopens in Murfreesboro

The Dream Continues: Popular Crater of Diamonds Park Reopens in Murfreesboro

Reservations were limited and visitors needed to bring their own tools, but the good news is that Arkansas’ field of dreams — the Crater of ...

Nationals’ 2019 World Series Rings Feature 257 Gemstones and One Baby Shark Nationals’ 2019 World Series Rings Feature 257 Gemstones and One Baby Shark

Nationals’ 2019 World Series Rings Feature 257 Gemstones and One Baby Shark

The Washington Nationals unveiled the design of their 2019 World Series rings during a video presentation on Sunday night. Featuring 257 gemstones weighing a total ...

Music Friday: Boyz II Men Sing About the ‘Diamond Eyes’ of a Long-Lost Love Music Friday: Boyz II Men Sing About the ‘Diamond Eyes’ of a Long-Lost Love

Music Friday: Boyz II Men Sing About the ‘Diamond Eyes’ of a Long-Lost Love

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you wonderful tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Philadelphia R&B legends ...

Next Stop on the Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour: An Amazing Topaz Exhibit Next Stop on the Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour: An Amazing Topaz Exhibit

Next Stop on the Smithsonian Gem Gallery Tour: An Amazing Topaz Exhibit

Be prepared to be blown away by the next stop on our virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection. Featured today is an amazing ...

Here’s How a 28.86-Carat Diamond Made History and Changed the Market Here’s How a 28.86-Carat Diamond Made History and Changed the Market

Here’s How a 28.86-Carat Diamond Made History and Changed the Market

The 28.86-carat D-color diamond that is slated to headline an online auction in June has been named by Christie’s as one of the “10 Jewels ...

Bejeweled Dragons Could Earn the Title of the World’s Largest Pieces of Jewelry Bejeweled Dragons Could Earn the Title of the World’s Largest Pieces of Jewelry

Bejeweled Dragons Could Earn the Title of the World’s Largest Pieces of Jewelry

Mounted high above the lobby of the six-star Imperial Palace Saipan are two bejeweled dragons fighting over a flaming pearl. The installation spans more than ...

Hyatt Regency Seattle Assists With 21-Story-Tall, Sky-High Marriage Proposal Hyatt Regency Seattle Assists With 21-Story-Tall, Sky-High Marriage Proposal

Hyatt Regency Seattle Assists With 21-Story-Tall, Sky-High Marriage Proposal

Even though the Hyatt Regency Seattle had to suspend its normal operations due to COVID-19 health concerns, the brand new 45-story hotel at 8th & ...

Music Friday: Thompson Square Duo Shares Love Story in ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’ Music Friday: Thompson Square Duo Shares Love Story in ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’

Music Friday: Thompson Square Duo Shares Love Story in ‘Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not’

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

Angola’s Prolific Lulo Mine Yields 171-Carat, Gem-Quality White Diamond Angola’s Prolific Lulo Mine Yields 171-Carat, Gem-Quality White Diamond

Angola’s Prolific Lulo Mine Yields 171-Carat, Gem-Quality White Diamond

Lucapa Diamond Company has recovered a 171-carat, gem-quality, white stone at its Lulo alluvial mine in Angola, the same mine that produced the famous 404-carat ...

John Krasinski and Cast of ‘The Office’ Rejoice at Fans’ Virtual Wedding John Krasinski and Cast of ‘The Office’ Rejoice at Fans’ Virtual Wedding

John Krasinski and Cast of ‘The Office’ Rejoice at Fans’ Virtual Wedding

In a video that was posted Sunday and has already topped 8.8 million views, The Office star John Krasinski officiated the Zoom marriage ceremony of ...

Omaha Nurses Overcome Stress and Exhaustion to Prove Love Conquers All Omaha Nurses Overcome Stress and Exhaustion to Prove Love Conquers All

Omaha Nurses Overcome Stress and Exhaustion to Prove Love Conquers All

Halfway through a grueling 12-hour overnight shift at Omaha’s Methodist Hospital, registered nurse Jason Heimes popped the question to certified nursing assistant Ashley Jensen in ...

423-Carat ‘Logan Sapphire’ Is the Next Stop on Our Virtual Gem Gallery Tour 423-Carat ‘Logan Sapphire’ Is the Next Stop on Our Virtual Gem Gallery Tour

423-Carat ‘Logan Sapphire’ Is the Next Stop on Our Virtual Gem Gallery Tour

Our multi-part virtual tour of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection continues today with a closeup look at the 422.99-carat “Logan Sapphire.” It’s not only the ...

Music Friday: Chris Lane Sings About His Real-Life Proposal in ‘Big, Big Plans’ Music Friday: Chris Lane Sings About His Real-Life Proposal in ‘Big, Big Plans’

Music Friday: Chris Lane Sings About His Real-Life Proposal in ‘Big, Big Plans’

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

Short Film Describes How Gemfields Brings Emeralds From Darkness to Light Short Film Describes How Gemfields Brings Emeralds From Darkness to Light

Short Film Describes How Gemfields Brings Emeralds From Darkness to Light

Gemfields has just released “Emeralds,” the second of four short films that offer a glimpse into the miner’s world of colored gemstones.While the first installment ...

Survey: Jewelry Tops All Mother’s Day Gift Categories; Spending Climbs to $5.27B Survey: Jewelry Tops All Mother’s Day Gift Categories; Spending Climbs to $5.27B

Survey: Jewelry Tops All Mother’s Day Gift Categories; Spending Climbs to $5.27B

Lucky moms will be showered with jewelry gifts at an unprecedented level this Sunday, Mother’s Day. Despite uncertain times, spending on jewelry items is expected ...

Mummy of Bejeweled Teenage Girl Found in 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Near Luxor Mummy of Bejeweled Teenage Girl Found in 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Near Luxor

Mummy of Bejeweled Teenage Girl Found in 3,500-Year-Old Tomb Near Luxor

A team of Spanish and Egyptian archaeologists recently discovered the mummy of a bejeweled teenage girl in a 3,500-year-old tomb near Luxor, Egypt. The fashionable ...

Birthstone Feature: ‘Trapiche’ Emerald Remains a Gemological Curiosity Birthstone Feature: ‘Trapiche’ Emerald Remains a Gemological Curiosity

Birthstone Feature: ‘Trapiche’ Emerald Remains a Gemological Curiosity

Resembling a wheel with six spokes, “trapiche” emeralds may be the most unique variety of May’s birthstone. Found primarily in the black shales of Colombia’s ...

Music Friday: ‘Diamonds, Daisies and Snowflakes’ Describe Marlo Thomas in ‘That Girl’ Music Friday: ‘Diamonds, Daisies and Snowflakes’ Describe Marlo Thomas in ‘That Girl’

Music Friday: ‘Diamonds, Daisies and Snowflakes’ Describe Marlo Thomas in ‘That Girl’

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you nostalgic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. In the catchy ...

Baby Octopus Leads Divers to Lost Engagement Ring; Smartest Invertebrates Love Bling Baby Octopus Leads Divers to Lost Engagement Ring; Smartest Invertebrates Love Bling

Baby Octopus Leads Divers to Lost Engagement Ring; Smartest Invertebrates Love Bling

A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring while swimming in Howe Sound off Bowyer Island, British Columbia, is thanking a baby octopus for leading ...

San Diego Musician Pops the Question With Ring That’s Seen Two Global Pandemics San Diego Musician Pops the Question With Ring That’s Seen Two Global Pandemics

San Diego Musician Pops the Question With Ring That’s Seen Two Global Pandemics

The diamond ring that San Diego musician Scott Szikla used to propose to his neuroscientist girlfriend, Elena Blanco-Suarez, has seen two global pandemics — both ...

‘Dom Pedro’ Occupies Prime Spot Near the Hope Diamond; Hop on the Virtual Tour! ‘Dom Pedro’ Occupies Prime Spot Near the Hope Diamond; Hop on the Virtual Tour!

‘Dom Pedro’ Occupies Prime Spot Near the Hope Diamond; Hop on the Virtual Tour!

Occupying one of the most highly trafficked locations in the Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals in Washington, DC, is an obelisk-shaped ...

Pink Diamond Jennifer Lopez Got From Ben Affleck in 2002 Is Still Making Headlines Pink Diamond Jennifer Lopez Got From Ben Affleck in 2002 Is Still Making Headlines

Pink Diamond Jennifer Lopez Got From Ben Affleck in 2002 Is Still Making Headlines

Back in 2002, Ben Affleck proposed to Jennifer Lopez with a 6.1-carat radiant-cut fancy intense pink diamond. Even though the power couple — affectionally known ...

Music Friday: Trumpeter Herb Alpert Teams Up With Janet Jackson in 1987’s ‘Diamonds’ Music Friday: Trumpeter Herb Alpert Teams Up With Janet Jackson in 1987’s ‘Diamonds’

Music Friday: Trumpeter Herb Alpert Teams Up With Janet Jackson in 1987’s ‘Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you memorable songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Back in 1987, legendary ...

Here Are the Top Baby Girl Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones Here Are the Top Baby Girl Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones

Here Are the Top Baby Girl Names Inspired by Precious Gemstones

The most popular baby girl names in the U.S. are Emma, Olivia, Ava, Isabella and Sophia, according to the Social Security Administration’s latest statistics.With traditional ...

Gold-Infused Drug Inhibits Spread of Coronavirus, Say Georgia State Researchers Gold-Infused Drug Inhibits Spread of Coronavirus, Say Georgia State Researchers

Gold-Infused Drug Inhibits Spread of Coronavirus, Say Georgia State Researchers

Auranofin, a gold-infused drug originally developed in 1985 and approved by the FDA to treat rheumatoid arthritis, is effective at inhibiting the spread of the ...

Can’t Visit the National Gem Collection in DC? Here’s the Next Best Thing Can’t Visit the National Gem Collection in DC? Here’s the Next Best Thing

Can’t Visit the National Gem Collection in DC? Here’s the Next Best Thing

More than six million people pass through the hallowed halls of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection in an average year. The collection dates back to ...

World’s Top Diamond Producer, Alrosa, Doubles Spending to Battle COVID-19 World’s Top Diamond Producer, Alrosa, Doubles Spending to Battle COVID-19

World’s Top Diamond Producer, Alrosa, Doubles Spending to Battle COVID-19

Alrosa, the world’s leading diamond producer in terms of carats, has more than doubled its spending to counter the spread of COVID-19 in and around ...

Music Friday: Rob Thomas Tells a Story of Empathy and Love in 2009’s ‘Her Diamonds’ Music Friday: Rob Thomas Tells a Story of Empathy and Love in 2009’s ‘Her Diamonds’

Music Friday: Rob Thomas Tells a Story of Empathy and Love in 2009’s ‘Her Diamonds’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fabulous songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In his 2009 hit, ...

‘Today’ Show Weatherman Al Roker Is Thrilled for Newly Engaged Daughter Courtney ‘Today’ Show Weatherman Al Roker Is Thrilled for Newly Engaged Daughter Courtney

‘Today’ Show Weatherman Al Roker Is Thrilled for Newly Engaged Daughter Courtney

Al Roker was thrilled to announce his daughter’s engagement on Instagram this past Sunday. The venerable Today show weatherman shared three pics of his daughter, ...

Sanitation Crew Helps GA Woman Rescue 3-Stone Diamond Ring From County Landfill Sanitation Crew Helps GA Woman Rescue 3-Stone Diamond Ring From County Landfill

Sanitation Crew Helps GA Woman Rescue 3-Stone Diamond Ring From County Landfill

Gainesville resident Joan Sheffield says that as soon as Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp lifts the state’s shelter-in-place order, she will be hosting a luncheon for ...

Leading Diamond Company Donates $2.5MM to Fight Pandemic in Botswana and Namibia Leading Diamond Company Donates $2.5MM to Fight Pandemic in Botswana and Namibia

Leading Diamond Company Donates $2.5MM to Fight Pandemic in Botswana and Namibia

As a 50/50 joint venture partner with both Botswana and Namibia in the recovery and sorting of rough diamonds, De Beers Group has regularly supported ...

Friends and Family Witness Quarantined Couple’s Marriage Proposal Via Google Hangouts Friends and Family Witness Quarantined Couple’s Marriage Proposal Via Google Hangouts

Friends and Family Witness Quarantined Couple’s Marriage Proposal Via Google Hangouts

With an engagement ring “burning a hole” in his pocket, PJ Bruno delivered a marriage proposal to his longtime girlfriend, Jaz Zepatos, while the New ...

Music Friday Tribute: Bill Withers Explains Why Your Love is Like a Chunk of Gold Music Friday Tribute: Bill Withers Explains Why Your Love is Like a Chunk of Gold

Music Friday Tribute: Bill Withers Explains Why Your Love is Like a Chunk of Gold

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

GIA’s ‘Gemkids’ Website Is Aimed at Youngsters Who Love Gems and Jewelry GIA’s ‘Gemkids’ Website Is Aimed at Youngsters Who Love Gems and Jewelry

GIA’s ‘Gemkids’ Website Is Aimed at Youngsters Who Love Gems and Jewelry

Kids think gemstones and jewelry are cool. That’s why the Gemological Institute of America has put together a great website called Gemkids®.Overflowing with colorful graphics ...

Philly Couple Takes Break From Quarantine to Get Engaged Atop the ‘Rocky’ Steps Philly Couple Takes Break From Quarantine to Get Engaged Atop the ‘Rocky’ Steps

Philly Couple Takes Break From Quarantine to Get Engaged Atop the ‘Rocky’ Steps

A Philadelphia couple recently took a much-needed break from quarantine to visit one of their favorite places — the top of the Rocky Steps at ...

Queen Elizabeth’s Historic Turquoise Brooch Symbolizes Healing, Love and Protection Queen Elizabeth’s Historic Turquoise Brooch Symbolizes Healing, Love and Protection

Queen Elizabeth’s Historic Turquoise Brooch Symbolizes Healing, Love and Protection

Wearing a bright emerald-colored dress complemented by a turquoise-and-diamond brooch, Queen Elizabeth II addressed the citizens of the UK — and the world — with ...

For Second Time in 12 Months, L.I. Man Finds Rare Purple Pearl in a Quahog Clam For Second Time in 12 Months, L.I. Man Finds Rare Purple Pearl in a Quahog Clam

For Second Time in 12 Months, L.I. Man Finds Rare Purple Pearl in a Quahog Clam

For the second time in 12 months, an Eastern Long Island man has found a super-rare purple natural pearl inside a locally harvested quahog clam.In ...

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’

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

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

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

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’

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’

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'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 ...

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’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 ...

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’

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 ...

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