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What Would You Do If You Saw an Engagement Ring Being Swiped at a Nail Salon?

What Would You Do If You Saw an Engagement Ring Being Swiped at a Nail Salon?

In a recent episode of ABC’s What Would You Do?, correspondent John Quinones and his team explored how average individuals might react if they witnessed ...

Vibrant Red ‘Whitney Flame Topaz’ Joins the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection

Vibrant Red ‘Whitney Flame Topaz’ Joins the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection

An extraordinarily rare 48.86-carat vibrant red topaz is the newest member of the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection. The teardrop-shaped gem, which was acquired for the ...

Music Friday: Lauv Wears This Bracelet to Preserve the Memories of a Love That Got Away

Music Friday: Lauv Wears This Bracelet to Preserve the Memories of a Love That Got Away

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fresh songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, 24-year-old Lauv wears ...

5-Carat Fancy Vivid Blue ‘Ai’ (Love) Diamond Could Fetch $15 Million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong

5-Carat Fancy Vivid Blue ‘Ai’ (Love) Diamond Could Fetch $15 Million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong

A 5-carat fancy vivid blue diamond named “Ai” — the Chinese word for love — will be flirting with a world record when it hits ...

Emmy Winner Proposes During Live Broadcast With a Ring ‘More Valuable Than The Hope Diamond’

Emmy Winner Proposes During Live Broadcast With a Ring ‘More Valuable Than The Hope Diamond’

To director Glenn Weiss, the simple gold wedding band his dad placed on his mom’s finger 67 years ago is “more valuable than The Hope ...

33-Carat Diamond and Platinum Tiara With Ties to Spanish Royalty Comes to Auction at Bonhams

33-Carat Diamond and Platinum Tiara With Ties to Spanish Royalty Comes to Auction at Bonhams

On Wednesday of next week, a very rare and cleverly crafted platinum tiara with ties to Spanish royalty will be offered for sale at Bonhams, ...

Italian Archaeologists Discover Hundreds of Roman Gold Coins Dating Back 1,500 Years

Italian Archaeologists Discover Hundreds of Roman Gold Coins Dating Back 1,500 Years

Archaeologists working in the basement of a demolished theater in Northern Italy recently unearthed a soapstone jar literally bursting with Roman gold coins dating back ...

Music Friday: Jason Mraz Hopes You Win ‘Prizes Shining Like Diamonds’ in ‘Have It All’

Music Friday: Jason Mraz Hopes You Win ‘Prizes Shining Like Diamonds’ in ‘Have It All’

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

Aussie Nickel Miner Hits Golden Mother Lode, Including Two Huge Rocks Worth $5 Million

Aussie Nickel Miner Hits Golden Mother Lode, Including Two Huge Rocks Worth $5 Million

Until last week, RNC Minerals had been running a ho-hum nickel operation at the Beta Hunt Mine in southwestern Australia. But, when a gold vein ...

Empowering Colors, Joyful Hues Dominate Spring/Summer 2019 Palette: Pantone

Empowering Colors, Joyful Hues Dominate Spring/Summer 2019 Palette: Pantone

Empowering colors and joyful hues dominate Pantone’s Fashion Color Trend Report for the Spring/Summer of 2019. According to the Pantone Color Institute’s experts, this new ...

Largest Purplish-Pink Diamond Ever Graded by GIA Headlines Alrosa’s ‘True Colour’ Auction

Largest Purplish-Pink Diamond Ever Graded by GIA Headlines Alrosa’s ‘True Colour’ Auction

The largest fancy deep purplish-pink diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America will headline Alrosa’s first-ever “True Colour” auction of colored polished diamonds. ...

$1.7 Million ‘Discovery’ Coin Pays Tribute to Early Prospectors of Aussie Gold and Diamonds

$1.7 Million ‘Discovery’ Coin Pays Tribute to Early Prospectors of Aussie Gold and Diamonds

Inspired by the “holey dollar,” Australia’s first official currency, The Perth Mint recently unveiled a $1.7 million collector coin that pays tribute to early prospectors ...

Music Friday: Gwen Stefani Compares Boyfriend Blake Shelton to a Sapphire in ‘Rare’

Music Friday: Gwen Stefani Compares Boyfriend Blake Shelton to a Sapphire in ‘Rare’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fresh songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Gwen Stefani compares ...

FBI Recovers Stolen Ruby Slippers; Smithsonian’s Mismatched Pair Finds Its Mates

FBI Recovers Stolen Ruby Slippers; Smithsonian’s Mismatched Pair Finds Its Mates

FBI agents announced Tuesday that they had recovered the pair of Ruby Slippers snatched 13 years ago from the Judy Garland Museum in Grand Rapids, ...

Prehistoric Amber Lovers Traded the Gem Through a Vast Mediterranean Network, Scientists Claim

Prehistoric Amber Lovers Traded the Gem Through a Vast Mediterranean Network, Scientists Claim

An international team of researchers has uncovered archaeological evidence suggesting that precious amber — the golden-colored translucent gemstone formed from fossilized tree resin — was ...

330-Carat ‘Star of Asia’ Sapphire Is a Phenomenal Example of September’s Official Birthstone

330-Carat ‘Star of Asia’ Sapphire Is a Phenomenal Example of September’s Official Birthstone

Today we shine our spotlight on the 330-carat “Star of Asia,” one of the world’s finest star sapphires and a stunning representation of September’s official ...

Music Friday: ‘Diamonds Are Invincible’ Mega-Mix Celebrates Michael Jackson’s 60th Birthday

Music Friday: ‘Diamonds Are Invincible’ Mega-Mix Celebrates Michael Jackson’s 60th Birthday

Michael Jackson fans from around the world celebrated what would have been the King of Pop’s 60th birthday on Wednesday by bopping to a mega-mix ...

Smithsonian’s ‘Good as Gold’ Exhibit Explores How Senegalese Women Embrace Concept of ‘Sañse’

Smithsonian’s ‘Good as Gold’ Exhibit Explores How Senegalese Women Embrace Concept of ‘Sañse’

Spectacular gold jewelry from the West African nation of Senegal will be the focus of a brand new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of ...

Deserving Illinois Couple Receives Free Engagement Ring From Jilted Virginian With Big Heart

Deserving Illinois Couple Receives Free Engagement Ring From Jilted Virginian With Big Heart

A Virginia man who had purchased a diamond engagement ring but was jilted before popping the question turned his heartbreak into hope by awarding the ...

Immortalize Your Love Story and Name Your Gem at the Online Museum of Diamonds

Immortalize Your Love Story and Name Your Gem at the Online Museum of Diamonds

The online Museum of Diamonds — a website dedicated to showcasing famous gems, such as the Hope, the Regent and the Kohinoor — is encouraging ...

Double Proposal Affirms Disneyland Is the Happiest — and Most Romantic — Place on Earth

Double Proposal Affirms Disneyland Is the Happiest — and Most Romantic — Place on Earth

Jesse Tober and Kasey Donovan starred in their own fairytale last Monday when they popped the question simultaneously in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle at ...

Music Friday: Mick Jagger Sings About a High-Society Girl’s Diamonds in 1965’s ‘Play With Fire’

Music Friday: Mick Jagger Sings About a High-Society Girl’s Diamonds in 1965’s ‘Play With Fire’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you super throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Mick Jagger ...

Fine Feathered Friend Assists With Marriage Proposal at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

Fine Feathered Friend Assists With Marriage Proposal at Utah’s Hogle Zoo

Utah resident Laura Forsling is one of the few people on the planet who can say that her marriage proposal was delivered by an African ...

Did You Know That Spinel Is an Official Birthstone for the Month of August?

Did You Know That Spinel Is an Official Birthstone for the Month of August?

The modern birthstone list has been amended only three times in the past 106 years, so when the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) and Jewelers ...

12th 100-Plus-Carat Diamond of 2018 Establishes New Record for Letšeng Mine in Lesotho

12th 100-Plus-Carat Diamond of 2018 Establishes New Record for Letšeng Mine in Lesotho

Back in January, Gem Diamonds announced the discovery of a gem-quality, 910-carat diamond at its Letšeng Mine. The D-color, Type IIa stone — which was ...

Music Friday Tribute: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin 'Wouldn't Mind a Little Diamond Ring'

Music Friday Tribute: Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin 'Wouldn't Mind a Little Diamond Ring'

In 1964, a 22-year-old Aretha Franklin declared in a song called "One Room Paradise" that she didn't need to live in a castle or be ...

Giddy Rob Gronkowski Dishes About His Brand New Diamond Chain: 'I Love This Puppy'

Giddy Rob Gronkowski Dishes About His Brand New Diamond Chain: 'I Love This Puppy'

Despite being one of the highest-paid players in the NFL, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he lives an "easy" and "normal" life. ...

San Diego City Workers Help Couple Rescue $30K Diamond Ring From Landfill — in 4 Minutes

San Diego City Workers Help Couple Rescue $30K Diamond Ring From Landfill — in 4 Minutes

San Diego city workers helped a couple rescue an accidentally trashed $30,000 engagement ring from the Miramar Landfill — and the whole operation took just ...

Wildfire Reduces His Family's Home to Rubble, But His Grandma's Ring Rises From the Ashes

Wildfire Reduces His Family's Home to Rubble, But His Grandma's Ring Rises From the Ashes

With their family's home reduced to ashes in the aftermath of the deadly Carr wildfire, Jerry Ogle and his dad returned to their property off ...

This Is How Fashionable Jerusalemites Were Accessorizing 2,200 Years Ago

This Is How Fashionable Jerusalemites Were Accessorizing 2,200 Years Ago

A team of archeologists from Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority unearthed an elaborately worked 2,200-year-old golden earring bearing the likeness of a ...

Music Friday: Kids of the 'One Voice' Choir Inspire Their Peers to 'Shine Bright Like a Diamond'

Music Friday: Kids of the 'One Voice' Choir Inspire Their Peers to 'Shine Bright Like a Diamond'

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

Flushed Engagement Ring Saved From 'The Abyss' by High-Tech Plumbing Crew in Memphis

Flushed Engagement Ring Saved From 'The Abyss' by High-Tech Plumbing Crew in Memphis

A Memphis plumbing crew required a high-tech camera and a little bit of luck to successfully rescue a diamond engagement ring that a bride-to-be accidentally ...

Pitcher Joe Kelly Finds Tony LaRussa's World Series Ring in His Glove, Demands $1 Trillion Ransom

Pitcher Joe Kelly Finds Tony LaRussa's World Series Ring in His Glove, Demands $1 Trillion Ransom

Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly said it was one of the "funniest, coolest and randomest" baseball stories he's ever been part of. It all went down ...

New Study: Blue Diamonds Form 400 Miles Below the Surface, Far Deeper Than All Others

New Study: Blue Diamonds Form 400 Miles Below the Surface, Far Deeper Than All Others

By studying minute inclusions trapped within blue diamonds, scientists have been able to determine that their origin is far deeper in the Earth than other ...

Music Friday: Her Thai Nickname Means 'Pink Sapphire,' But Jannine Is Singing About 'Diamonds'

Music Friday: Her Thai Nickname Means 'Pink Sapphire,' But Jannine Is Singing About 'Diamonds'

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

Sotheby's Introduces 'The Midas Touch,' Its First-Ever Auction Dedicated Entirely to Gold

Sotheby's Introduces 'The Midas Touch,' Its First-Ever Auction Dedicated Entirely to Gold

This October, Sotheby's London will host its first-ever auction dedicated entirely to gold. Titled "The Midas Touch," the sale will feature unusual golden artifacts cherry-picked ...

Mined in Ancient Times on the Island of Topazios, Peridot Was Originally Called 'Topazion'

Mined in Ancient Times on the Island of Topazios, Peridot Was Originally Called 'Topazion'

Here's a fun piece of trivia regarding peridot, August's popular yellowish-green birthstone. According to the Smithsonian, peridot was first discovered on the Egyptian island of ...

Brooke Shields Reveals How Her Deceased Dad's Signet Ring Comforted Her During Childbirth

Brooke Shields Reveals How Her Deceased Dad's Signet Ring Comforted Her During Childbirth

Actress Brooke Shields told InStyle magazine how she made a secret pact with a delivery-room nurse so she could wear her father's signet ring — ...

This Romantic Marriage Proposal Came With a Diamond Engagement Ring and Side of Guac

This Romantic Marriage Proposal Came With a Diamond Engagement Ring and Side of Guac

We love to write about off-beat marriage proposals — especially when they're related to food. For example, in February, we detailed a tasty McNugget proposal ...

Music Friday: His Eye Is on a Diamond Bracelet, But This Suitor 'Can't Give You Anything But Love'

Music Friday: His Eye Is on a Diamond Bracelet, But This Suitor 'Can't Give You Anything But Love'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you nostalgic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today's tune, "I Can't ...

2,500-Year-Old Gilded Mask With Gemstone-Inlaid Eyes Discovered at Egyptian Burial Ground

2,500-Year-Old Gilded Mask With Gemstone-Inlaid Eyes Discovered at Egyptian Burial Ground

An Egyptian funeral mask crafted of gilded silver and dating back to 664-404 BCE is being called a "sensation" by archaeologists at Germany's University of ...

Study: Partner's Attractiveness Affects Engagement Ring Expectations for Men and Women

Study: Partner's Attractiveness Affects Engagement Ring Expectations for Men and Women

Men are willing to purchase more showy, expensive diamond engagement rings for women they perceive as being highly attractive, according to a study conducted at ...

New Engagement Ring Is the Last Thing Katherine McPhee Showed Her Dad Before He Passed

New Engagement Ring Is the Last Thing Katherine McPhee Showed Her Dad Before He Passed

In a message to her 489,000 Instagram followers, American Idol alum Katherine McPhee posted a selfie of her new engagement ring along with an emotional ...

'Jewelry: The Body Transformed' Opens at The MET in NYC on November 12

'Jewelry: The Body Transformed' Opens at The MET in NYC on November 12

Visitors to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City this fall will be treated to a dazzling display of 230 precious adornments ...

Music Friday: Country Legend Alan Jackson Sings, 'True Love Is a Golden Ring'

Music Friday: Country Legend Alan Jackson Sings, 'True Love Is a Golden Ring'

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

Emily Ratajkowski Replaces Paper Clip Engagement Ring With Double-Stone Stunner

Emily Ratajkowski Replaces Paper Clip Engagement Ring With Double-Stone Stunner

Back in April, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski famously told The Tonight Show's audience how she accepted a paper clip engagement ring from beau Sebastian ...

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 ...