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Music Friday: Get Into the Olympic Spirit With a Go-for-the-Gold Theme Song, 'Reach Out'

Music Friday: Get Into the Olympic Spirit With a Go-for-the-Gold Theme Song, 'Reach Out'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals (in this case, medals) in the title or lyrics. ...

'Maddie and I Both Got Us a Ring,' Exclaims Newly Engaged Eagles QB Carson Wentz

'Maddie and I Both Got Us a Ring,' Exclaims Newly Engaged Eagles QB Carson Wentz

Just two days removed from his team's stunning Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz announced his engagement to ...

Your Next Smartphone May Have a Diamond Screen That's 'Virtually Unbreakable'

Your Next Smartphone May Have a Diamond Screen That's 'Virtually Unbreakable'

An Illinois-based technology company is testing a diamond smartphone screen that it claims is six times stronger, 10 times harder and runs 800 times cooler ...

New Mexico Woman Finds Diamond Ring in Tub of Vicks VapoRub

New Mexico Woman Finds Diamond Ring in Tub of Vicks VapoRub

We'd hardly be surprised to find a prize mixed into a Cracker Jack box or a fun toy buried in a specially marked package of ...

NRF Survey: Jewelry Tops List of 2018 Valentine's Day Gifts; Category Grows 9.3%

NRF Survey: Jewelry Tops List of 2018 Valentine's Day Gifts; Category Grows 9.3%

For the second year in a row, jewelry tops the list of Valentine's Day gifts, according to an annual survey released by the National Retail ...

Music Friday: John Denver Is 'Leaving on a Jet Plane,' But Promises to Return With a Wedding Ring

Music Friday: John Denver Is 'Leaving on a Jet Plane,' But Promises to Return With a Wedding Ring

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, 1970s icon John ...

This 10-Carat Gem-Quality Amethyst Was Mined by Hand in Four Peaks, Arizona

This 10-Carat Gem-Quality Amethyst Was Mined by Hand in Four Peaks, Arizona

While most gem-quality amethyst is currently mined in Brazil and Uruguay, this beautiful 10-carat specimen is American through and through. It was discovered eight years ...

If Patriots Capture Their Sixth Super Bowl on Sunday, Expect the Championship Rings to Be Huge

If Patriots Capture Their Sixth Super Bowl on Sunday, Expect the Championship Rings to Be Huge

If quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots win their sixth Super Bowl this Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., expect their ...

Los Angeles Man Is Reunited With Heirloom Engagement Ring in an Unlikely Twist of Fate

Los Angeles Man Is Reunited With Heirloom Engagement Ring in an Unlikely Twist of Fate

A Los Angeles man is thanking an honest neighbor, a road not taken and divine intervention for the return of an heirloom engagement ring that ...

UK Airport's 'Secret Code' Allows You to Slip a Surprise Engagement Ring Through Security

UK Airport's 'Secret Code' Allows You to Slip a Surprise Engagement Ring Through Security

What could be more disheartening than having a surprise marriage proposal scuttled by airport security during a routine bag search? Acting on this problem, a ...

Music Friday: Neil Diamond Retires Due to Parkinson's Diagnosis; Ride Has Been 'So Good, So Good, So Good’

Music Friday: Neil Diamond Retires Due to Parkinson's Diagnosis; Ride Has Been 'So Good, So Good, So Good’

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

Gem-Related Baby Names Symbolize Peace, Passion, Power and Much, Much More

Gem-Related Baby Names Symbolize Peace, Passion, Power and Much, Much More

In 2016, the most popular baby names in the U.S. were Emma, Olivia and Ava for girls, and Noah, Liam and William for boys. With ...

Princess Eugenie's Engagement Announcement Sparks the Question, 'What's a Padparadscha?'

Princess Eugenie's Engagement Announcement Sparks the Question, 'What's a Padparadscha?'

Princess Eugenie's official engagement announcement on Monday has the world asking, "What's a padparadscha?" You see, the 27-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II received an ...

Farmer’s Lost Wedding Ring Recovered on Dirt Road 45 Years Later

Farmer’s Lost Wedding Ring Recovered on Dirt Road 45 Years Later

A Saskatchewan man was reunited with his long-lost wedding ring after it flew off his finger while driving down a dirt road in a small ...

Music Friday: Shirley Bassey Nearly Passed Out Holding the Climactic Final Note of 'Goldfinger'

Music Friday: Shirley Bassey Nearly Passed Out Holding the Climactic Final Note of 'Goldfinger'

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

$300,000 Diamond and Sapphire Pumps Entice the Well 'Heeled' Women of Dubai

$300,000 Diamond and Sapphire Pumps Entice the Well 'Heeled' Women of Dubai

A new collection of gem-spangled footwear has the well "heeled" women of Dubai — and the world over — buzzing with excitement. Inspired by iconic ...

Tiny African Kingdom of Lesotho Yields 910-Carat, Gem-Quality Diamond; Ranks as 5th Largest Ever

Tiny African Kingdom of Lesotho Yields 910-Carat, Gem-Quality Diamond; Ranks as 5th Largest Ever

The prolific Letšeng mine in the tiny southern Africa kingdom of Lesotho has produced another mammoth gem-quality diamond. Weighing 910 carats, the D-color, Type IIa ...

8-Year-Old Finds Lost Engagement Ring in Parking Lot; His Mom Uses Social Media to Identify Owner

8-Year-Old Finds Lost Engagement Ring in Parking Lot; His Mom Uses Social Media to Identify Owner

The community of Cedar Park, Texas, is singing the praises of 8-year-old Hudson Komendera, who not only spotted a lost engagement ring in a parking ...

British Crown Jewels Were Hidden From Nazis in a Biscuit Tin, BBC Documentary Reveals

British Crown Jewels Were Hidden From Nazis in a Biscuit Tin, BBC Documentary Reveals

Priceless gems from the British Crown Jewels were hidden from the Nazis in a biscuit tin and buried underground at Windsor Castle during World War ...

Music Friday: Diamond Rio's Marty Roe Puts a 'Big Down Payment on That Itty Bitty Diamond Ring'

Music Friday: Diamond Rio's Marty Roe Puts a 'Big Down Payment on That Itty Bitty Diamond Ring'

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

Alabama Lineman Caps College Football Career With a National Championship and a Marriage Proposal

Alabama Lineman Caps College Football Career With a National Championship and a Marriage Proposal

Alabama offensive lineman Bradley Bozeman capped his college football career Monday night with a national championship and a post-game, on-the-field marriage proposal. The senior captain ...

U.S. Mint Introduces a Trio of Stunning Platinum Coins Depicting Life, Liberty and Happiness

U.S. Mint Introduces a Trio of Stunning Platinum Coins Depicting Life, Liberty and Happiness

The United States Mint is about to launch a three-year platinum proof coin series depicting the unalienable rights cited in the Preamble to the Declaration ...

Platinum Jewelry Complements Solidarity 'Blackout' at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Platinum Jewelry Complements Solidarity 'Blackout' at the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Platinum jewelry was front and center at Sunday’s 75th annual Golden Globe Awards as Hollywood's biggest stars wore black to show their solidarity with the ...

Birthstone of the Month: Extraordinary Jeweled Egg Features World's Largest Polished Garnet

Birthstone of the Month: Extraordinary Jeweled Egg Features World's Largest Polished Garnet

One of the most extraordinary examples of January's official birthstone is this objet d'art featuring what is believed to be the world's largest polished garnet. Reminiscent ...

Music Friday: Brokenhearted Kenny Chesney Wears His Ring on a Chain in 1999's 'I Might Get Over You'

Music Friday: Brokenhearted Kenny Chesney Wears His Ring on a Chain in 1999's 'I Might Get Over You'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Kenny Chesney sings ...

Holiday Weekend in Aspen Nets 20-Carat Engagement Sparkler for Socialite Paris Hilton

Holiday Weekend in Aspen Nets 20-Carat Engagement Sparkler for Socialite Paris Hilton

Socialite and former reality star Paris Hilton couldn't be more pleased with the 20-carat pear-shaped diamond engagement ring she received over the holiday weekend from ...

Alexa Ray Joel, Daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, Dishes on Her 'Ridiculously Exquisite Ring'

Alexa Ray Joel, Daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley, Dishes on Her 'Ridiculously Exquisite Ring'

Singer-songwriter Alexa Ray Joel, the 32-year-old progeny of rock legend Billy Joel and former supermodel Christie Brinkley, rang in the New Year with big news ...

Here's a First Look at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games Gold Medal; Can You Guess What It's Worth?

Here's a First Look at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games Gold Medal; Can You Guess What It's Worth?

With the new year upon us and the Winter Olympics in South Korea right around the corner, it's time to take a close look at ...

Music Friday: Journey's Steve Perry Sings About a 'Band of Gold' in the 1996 Hit, ‘When You Love a Woman’

Music Friday: Journey's Steve Perry Sings About a 'Band of Gold' in the 1996 Hit, ‘When You Love a Woman’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you chart-topping songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today we feature Journey’s ...

Diamond-and-Gold Fish Brooch Valued at $5,000 Tops List of Salvation Army Holiday Donations

Diamond-and-Gold Fish Brooch Valued at $5,000 Tops List of Salvation Army Holiday Donations

A diamond-and-gold fish brooch valued at $5,000 tops the list of valuable donations anonymously dropped into Salvation Army kettles during the 2017 holiday season. All ...

Shy Guy Dresses Like Santa to Surprise Girlfriend With Over-the-Top Marriage Proposal

Shy Guy Dresses Like Santa to Surprise Girlfriend With Over-the-Top Marriage Proposal

A self-described shy guy who prefers to stay out of the spotlight surprised his science teacher girlfriend with a Santa-themed marriage proposal in front of ...

Homeless Man Returns 'Good Mother Ring' to Grateful Owner Who Accidentally Gave It Away

Homeless Man Returns 'Good Mother Ring' to Grateful Owner Who Accidentally Gave It Away

A homeless man on Vancouver Island is being praised as a hero for his selfless efforts to return a valuable diamond ring to a woman ...

Music Friday: The Crofts Sisters Yearn for an Engagement Ring in 'Merry Christmas, Marry Me'

Music Friday: The Crofts Sisters Yearn for an Engagement Ring in 'Merry Christmas, Marry Me'

Welcome to a special holiday edition of Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or ...

Firefighter Halts Christmas Parade to Propose to His Girlfriend... and Her 2-Year-Old Daughter

Firefighter Halts Christmas Parade to Propose to His Girlfriend... and Her 2-Year-Old Daughter

On a chilly evening in Wisconsin, Menomonie firefighter Matt Poliak halted a Christmas parade to deliver a heartwarming marriage proposal and two diamond rings — ...

Newly Engaged Woman Gets Big Surprise After Accidentally Texting Ring Selfie to Sarah Michelle Gellar

Newly Engaged Woman Gets Big Surprise After Accidentally Texting Ring Selfie to Sarah Michelle Gellar

Charlyn Willis got engaged last Thursday and now the whole world is in on the big news. You see, the Savannah, Ga., native was so ...

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Racks Up $450MM in Sales; 2019 Installment Rumored to Be 'Black Diamond'

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Racks Up $450MM in Sales; 2019 Installment Rumored to Be 'Black Diamond'

The latest chapter in the Star Wars movie series — The Last Jedi — racked up a whopping $450 million in worldwide ticket sales over ...

813-Carat 'Constellation' Visits Israel to Start Its Transformation Into a 350-Carat D-Flawless Polished Diamond

813-Carat 'Constellation' Visits Israel to Start Its Transformation Into a 350-Carat D-Flawless Polished Diamond

Swiss luxury jeweler de Grisogono has sent the 813-carat "Constellation" rough diamond to Israel to undergo the first stages of a cutting process that is ...

Music Friday: In '2000 Miles,' The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Sings About Diamonds Sparkling in the Snow

Music Friday: In '2000 Miles,' The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Sings About Diamonds Sparkling in the Snow

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In the 1983 holiday ...

December's Newest Birthstone — Tanzanite — Is Celebrating Its Golden Anniversary

December's Newest Birthstone — Tanzanite — Is Celebrating Its Golden Anniversary

Tanzanite, one of December's three official birthstones, is celebrating its golden anniversary. Fifty years ago, Maasai tribesmen discovered dazzling bluish-violet gems in the foothills of ...

Blackened Wedding Ring Pulled From the Ashes Inspires Wildfire Survivor to Propose All Over Again

Blackened Wedding Ring Pulled From the Ashes Inspires Wildfire Survivor to Propose All Over Again

A blackened wedding ring recovered from the ashes of their lost home symbolizes a new beginning for Southern California wildfire survivors Julie and Don Myers. ...

Elite Collection of Green Diamonds Makes Its Debut at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Elite Collection of Green Diamonds Makes Its Debut at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

On Saturday, visitors to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles were the first to view an elite collection of ultra-rare green diamonds. Called "Green ...

'Ultra Violet' is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year and We're Excited by the Possibilities

'Ultra Violet' is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year and We're Excited by the Possibilities

"Ultra Violet" is Pantone's 2018 Color of the Year and we're excited by the possibilities. While Pantone says the vibrant color communicates originality, ingenuity and ...

Music Friday: Diamond Bracelet and Diamond Ring Top Ashanti's Holiday Wish List in 'Hey Santa'

Music Friday: Diamond Bracelet and Diamond Ring Top Ashanti's Holiday Wish List in 'Hey Santa'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you festive songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Ashanti tells jolly ...

Beatles Legend Paul McCartney Invites Aussie Couple Onstage for a Very Special Marriage Proposal

Beatles Legend Paul McCartney Invites Aussie Couple Onstage for a Very Special Marriage Proposal

Beatles superfan Saya and boyfriend Martin saw their dreams come true Saturday night when music legend Paul McCartney invited them onstage in the Land Down ...

5.69-Carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Fetches $15.1 Million at Sotheby's New York

5.69-Carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Fetches $15.1 Million at Sotheby's New York

A 5.69-carat fancy vivid blue diamond fetched $15.1 million at Sotheby's New York yesterday, making it the top lot of the day and advancing the ...

Hershey's Is Betting That Its Newest Flavor Profile Will Have Consumers Going for the 'Gold'

Hershey's Is Betting That Its Newest Flavor Profile Will Have Consumers Going for the 'Gold'

Who knew gold was a flavor? On Friday, Hershey's Gold — a candy bar crafted from caramelized creme and packed with peanuts and pretzels — ...

Diver Recovers 'Priceless' Engagement Ring From the Murky Depths of Lake Travis in Texas

Diver Recovers 'Priceless' Engagement Ring From the Murky Depths of Lake Travis in Texas

A juicy hamburger served at the Gnarly Gar floating restaurant on Lake Travis in Texas nearly cost Hannah Austin her engagement ring last Sunday. The ...

Music Friday: Aaron Watson Pens a Love Letter to His Little Girl in 'Diamonds and Daughters'

Music Friday: Aaron Watson Pens a Love Letter to His Little Girl in 'Diamonds and Daughters'

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

550-Pound Swarovski Treetopper Is the 'Star' of Rockefeller Center's Annual Celebration

550-Pound Swarovski Treetopper Is the 'Star' of Rockefeller Center's Annual Celebration

Two weeks ago, New York City crane operators carefully maneuvered the iconic 550-pound Swarovski Star onto the top of a 75-foot-tall Christmas tree at Rockefeller ...

Recutting Pays Off as 'Pink Promise' Fetches $31.9MM, Setting Record at Christie's Hong Kong

Recutting Pays Off as 'Pink Promise' Fetches $31.9MM, Setting Record at Christie's Hong Kong

Described by its auctioneer as the "Picasso of the pink diamond world," the 14.93-carat "Pink Promise" set a record yesterday when it fetched $31.9 million ...

Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring From Prince Harry Has a Sentimental Connection to Princess Diana

Meghan Markle's Engagement Ring From Prince Harry Has a Sentimental Connection to Princess Diana

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially announced their engagement at Kensington Palace on Monday afternoon. In a subsequent interview with the BBC, the couple explained ...

Welcome to the Start of 'Engagement Season' — the Most Romantic Time of the Year

Welcome to the Start of 'Engagement Season' — the Most Romantic Time of the Year

Thanksgiving Day marked the start of the "engagement season," a romantic time of the year that stretches all the way to Valentine's Day. The period ...

Golden Laurel Leaf Trimmed From Napoleon's Coronation Crown Sells at Auction for $730,000

Golden Laurel Leaf Trimmed From Napoleon's Coronation Crown Sells at Auction for $730,000

A golden laurel leaf trimmed from the coronation crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804 sold for a surprising $730,000 at an auction near ...

Sierra Leone Yields Second Massive Diamond of 2017; This One Weighs 476.7 Carats

Sierra Leone Yields Second Massive Diamond of 2017; This One Weighs 476.7 Carats

It's been a banner year for tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone. The recent discovery of the 476.7-carat "Meya Prosperity" — which followed the ...

Mother Nature Dazzles Us Again: Natural Freshwater Pearl Bears Uncanny Likeness to a Swimming Fish

Mother Nature Dazzles Us Again: Natural Freshwater Pearl Bears Uncanny Likeness to a Swimming Fish

A natural freshwater pearl bearing an uncanny likeness to a swimming fish proves, once again, that Mother Nature is the world's greatest artist, sculptor and ...

Music Friday: Sonny Turner of The Platters Sings, 'With This Ring I Promise I'll Always Love You'

Music Friday: Sonny Turner of The Platters Sings, 'With This Ring I Promise I'll Always Love You'

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

Meet the Smartphone Case That Doubles as a Ring Box and Delivers the Ultimate Proposal Selfie

Meet the Smartphone Case That Doubles as a Ring Box and Delivers the Ultimate Proposal Selfie

A few days ago, The Knot revealed that 47% of all couples are enlisting a photographer or videographer to capture the exact moment of their ...

Largest D-Flawless Diamond Ever to Appear at Auction Fetches $33.7 Million at Christie's Geneva

Largest D-Flawless Diamond Ever to Appear at Auction Fetches $33.7 Million at Christie's Geneva

The largest D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction — a 163-carat emerald-cut stunner set in an emerald and diamond necklace by de Grisogono — fetched ...

The Knot Reports a Resurgence in Time-Honored Traditions, Such as Getting Down on Bended Knee

The Knot Reports a Resurgence in Time-Honored Traditions, Such as Getting Down on Bended Knee

Time-honored marriage proposal traditions are back in vogue, according to The Knot's "2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study." When it comes to getting down on bended ...

Intricately Carved Agate Detailing a Battle Scene Is Called a Bronze-Age 'Masterpiece'

Intricately Carved Agate Detailing a Battle Scene Is Called a Bronze-Age 'Masterpiece'

Measuring barely 1.5 inches across and carved with astonishing skill, this 3,500-year-old sealstone is considered one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever ...

Music Friday: After Sad Breakup, Vance Joy Reminisces in His New Release How We Were 'Like Gold'

Music Friday: After Sad Breakup, Vance Joy Reminisces in His New Release How We Were 'Like Gold'

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you fresh, new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we ...

Hoop Star David Lee Picks 8.88-Carat Diamond Ring for Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniacki; Here's Why

Hoop Star David Lee Picks 8.88-Carat Diamond Ring for Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniacki; Here's Why

Pro tennis player Caroline Wozniacki's favorite number is "8," so when boyfriend and former pro basketball player David Lee was seeking the ideal engagement ring ...

Kit Kat’s Japanese Chocolatory Unveils Birthstone Series Embellished With Edible 'Jewels'

Kit Kat’s Japanese Chocolatory Unveils Birthstone Series Embellished With Edible 'Jewels'

Now, here's a novel idea. For the next 12 months, Kit Kat’s Japanese Chocolatory will release limited-edition gourmet wafers that correspond with the month's birthstone. ...

$2 Million 'Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra' Glitters With 600 Carats of Diamonds, Sapphires and Topaz

$2 Million 'Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra' Glitters With 600 Carats of Diamonds, Sapphires and Topaz

Glittering with white diamonds, yellow sapphires and blue topaz weighing more than 600 carats, the 2017 Victoria's Secret "Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra" is valued at ...

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa Proposes on National TV Minutes After His Team Wins World Series

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa Proposes on National TV Minutes After His Team Wins World Series

Minutes after winning the World Series, Houston Astros star shortstop Carlos Correa shocked his girlfriend, Daniella Rodriguez, and a national TV audience when he pulled ...

Music Friday: Drawing by 3-Year-Old Julian Lennon Inspires The Beatles' 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'

Music Friday: Drawing by 3-Year-Old Julian Lennon Inspires The Beatles' 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds'

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

Hey, November Babies! Your Topaz Birthstone Has Been Misunderstood for 2,000 Years

Hey, November Babies! Your Topaz Birthstone Has Been Misunderstood for 2,000 Years

If your birthday falls in November, you can delight in the fact that the much loved — but often misunderstood — topaz is one of ...

Namibia's 'Forbidden' Diamond-Mining Town Is Open to the Public for the First Time in Its 81-Year History

Namibia's 'Forbidden' Diamond-Mining Town Is Open to the Public for the First Time in Its 81-Year History

For the first time in its 81-year history, the Namibian town of Oranjemund, which lies in a diamond-rich region called the Sperrgebiet ("prohibited area" in ...

New Website Dedicated to Ring Selfies Provides All the Details So You Can Find Your 'Ringspiration'

New Website Dedicated to Ring Selfies Provides All the Details So You Can Find Your 'Ringspiration'

When Apple employee Steven Simon started looking for an engagement ring for his soon-to-be fiancé, Andrea, his online research proved to be more than frustrating. ...

Historic Donnersmarck Diamonds Expected to Fetch Up to $13.7 Million at Sotheby's Geneva

Historic Donnersmarck Diamonds Expected to Fetch Up to $13.7 Million at Sotheby's Geneva

A pair of fancy intense yellow diamonds steeped in history and weighing 82.47 carats and 102.54 carats, respectively, is expected to fetch up to $13.7 ...

Music Friday: A Heartbroken Gary Lewis Laments, 'Who Wants to Buy This Diamond Ring?'

Music Friday: A Heartbroken Gary Lewis Laments, 'Who Wants to Buy This Diamond Ring?'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you golden oldies with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Gary Lewis & ...

Baby Hippo Photobombs Marriage Proposal, Leaps from Local Inspiration to Internet Sensation

Baby Hippo Photobombs Marriage Proposal, Leaps from Local Inspiration to Internet Sensation

An adorable baby hippo at the Cincinnati Zoo became an internet sensation this week when she photobombed a surprise marriage proposal that was taking place ...

Glistening With 4,517 Diamonds, World's Most Valuable Handbag Is Up for Grabs

Glistening With 4,517 Diamonds, World's Most Valuable Handbag Is Up for Grabs

Reflecting 8,800 hours of meticulous craftsmanship by 10 artisans, "The Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse" incorporates 4,517 diamonds with a total weight of 381.92 carats. ...

Smithsonian Celebrates Special Anniversary by Revealing Replicas of the Hope Diamond's Ancestors

Smithsonian Celebrates Special Anniversary by Revealing Replicas of the Hope Diamond's Ancestors

More than 200 million visitors have marveled at the beauty and majesty of the Hope Diamond since jeweler Harry Winston donated it to the Smithsonian ...

17th Century Pink Diamond From the French Crown Jewels Hits the Auction Block at Christie's Geneva in November

17th Century Pink Diamond From the French Crown Jewels Hits the Auction Block at Christie's Geneva in November

"Le Grand Mazarin," the legendary 19.07-carat pink diamond that was once part of the French Crown Jewels, is expected to fetch between $6 million and ...

Music Friday: 'Diamond Ring' Tells the World 'I'm Your Only Man,' Sings Jon Bon Jovi

Music Friday: 'Diamond Ring' Tells the World 'I'm Your Only Man,' Sings Jon Bon Jovi

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you outstanding songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Jon Bon Jovi ...

Couple Loses Home to California Wildfires, But Finds Precious Symbols of Hope Under the Charred Rubble

Couple Loses Home to California Wildfires, But Finds Precious Symbols of Hope Under the Charred Rubble

Kris Pond cried uncontrollably as she surveyed the still-smoking rubble on the property where her home once stood. Her Santa Rosa residence was one of ...

Astronomers Witness the Birth of $100 Octillion Worth of Gold as Neutron Stars Collide in Space

Astronomers Witness the Birth of $100 Octillion Worth of Gold as Neutron Stars Collide in Space

Thousands of astronomers from around the globe joined together on Monday to confirm the first-ever sighting of two neutron stars colliding in space. In just ...

Mike Diamond Finds Fiancée's 3-Carat Diamond Engagement Ring at Waste Facility in New Jersey

Mike Diamond Finds Fiancée's 3-Carat Diamond Engagement Ring at Waste Facility in New Jersey

New York City bride-to-be Ashlee Palacio is a creature of habit. Every night, she follows the same bedtime routine and places her beloved three-carat emerald-cut ...

World's Largest Fancy Intense Pink Diamond Hits the Auction Block in Geneva Next Month

World's Largest Fancy Intense Pink Diamond Hits the Auction Block in Geneva Next Month

All eyes will be on the "Raj Pink," the world's largest known fancy intense pink diamond, when it hits the auction block at Sotheby's Magnificent ...

Music Friday: Styx Frontman Dennis DeYoung Seeks a Pot of Gold in the 1977 Power Ballad 'Come Sail Away'

Music Friday: Styx Frontman Dennis DeYoung Seeks a Pot of Gold in the 1977 Power Ballad 'Come Sail Away'

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

Sierra Leone's Lucky Pastor and His 706-Carat Diamond Travel to Antwerp in Search of a Buyer With Deep Pockets

Sierra Leone's Lucky Pastor and His 706-Carat Diamond Travel to Antwerp in Search of a Buyer With Deep Pockets

Back in March, we recounted the amazing story of pastor and part-time miner Emmanuel Momoh, who extracted a 706-carat diamond from the sediment of a Sierra ...

Gem-Filled Pods Make These Reusable Water Bottles Truly Unique

Gem-Filled Pods Make These Reusable Water Bottles Truly Unique

The practice of using gemstones to vitalize water dates back to ancient Greece. The energy emitted from opals, garnets, emeralds, amethysts, quartz or even diamond ...

888-Carat 'Star of Jolie' Is the Largest Gem-Quality Star Sapphire in the World

888-Carat 'Star of Jolie' Is the Largest Gem-Quality Star Sapphire in the World

Carrying an asking price of $5 million, the recently revealed "Star of Jolie" weighs 888.88 carats and is said to be the largest gem-quality star ...

Music Friday: 'Love Is More Than What It Seems' So Tremolo's Justin Dillon Wears a 'Promise Ring'

Music Friday: 'Love Is More Than What It Seems' So Tremolo's Justin Dillon Wears a 'Promise Ring'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Tremolo frontman Justin ...

Pittsburgh Penguins Celebrate Back-to-Back Stanley Cups With Eye-Popping Championship Rings

Pittsburgh Penguins Celebrate Back-to-Back Stanley Cups With Eye-Popping Championship Rings

Emblazoned with 394 hand-set diamonds weighing a total of 9.25 carats, the eye-popping Pittsburgh Penguins 2017 Stanley Cup ring commemorates the team's impressive back-to-back championships. ...

Mili The Giraffe Helps Missouri Man With Surprise Marriage Proposal at Dickerson Park Zoo

Mili The Giraffe Helps Missouri Man With Surprise Marriage Proposal at Dickerson Park Zoo

Mili the Giraffe, one of the most popular attractions at Dickerson Park Zoo, literally stuck her neck out to help a Missouri man with a ...

Artist Trevor Paglen Is Set to Launch a 100-Foot 'Diamond' Into Low Earth Orbit for Your Viewing Pleasure

Artist Trevor Paglen Is Set to Launch a 100-Foot 'Diamond' Into Low Earth Orbit for Your Viewing Pleasure

For the first time ever, a satellite will be launched into space solely as an artistic gesture. The brainchild of artist Trevor Paglen, the 100-foot-long ...

163-Carat D-Flawless Diamond Is the Largest Ever to Appear at Auction

163-Carat D-Flawless Diamond Is the Largest Ever to Appear at Auction

On November 14, Christie's Geneva will offer for sale the largest D-flawless diamond to ever hit the auction block. The 163.41-carat emerald-cut diamond was cut ...

Music Friday: Fed-Up Girlfriend Demands a Shiny Ring and a Walk Down the Aisle in the 'Little White Church'

Music Friday: Fed-Up Girlfriend Demands a Shiny Ring and a Walk Down the Aisle in the 'Little White Church'

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

Engagement Ring Lost While Baking Cookies Turns Up 50+ Years Later During Kitchen Renovation

Engagement Ring Lost While Baking Cookies Turns Up 50+ Years Later During Kitchen Renovation

Herman's Hermits were on the radio, Lyndon B. Johnson was in The White House and Audrey Musgrove was on her hands and knees looking for ...

Graff's $53M Purchase Reunites 1,109-Carat Lesedi La Rona With Her 373-Carat Sibling

Graff's $53M Purchase Reunites 1,109-Carat Lesedi La Rona With Her 373-Carat Sibling

British billionaire and diamantaire Laurence Graff paid $53 million for the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona, the largest gem-quality rough diamond discovered in more than a ...

NJ Officer Searches Breakdown Lane — on His Own Time — to Find Engagement Ring of Young Bride-to-Be

NJ Officer Searches Breakdown Lane — on His Own Time — to Find Engagement Ring of Young Bride-to-Be

A police officer with a heart of gold searched the breakdown lane of Route 4 in New Jersey — on his own time — to ...

KC Man Who Fumbled Ring Into Pond Earns a Redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' AND Gets Original Ring Back

KC Man Who Fumbled Ring Into Pond Earns a Redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' AND Gets Original Ring Back

The forlorn boyfriend who famously fumbled an engagement ring into the pond at Kansas City's Loose Park earned a redo on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live! ...

Music Friday: Coldplay's Chris Martin Learns He Doesn't Have to Possess Achilles' Gold to Get a Shot at True Love

Music Friday: Coldplay's Chris Martin Learns He Doesn't Have to Possess Achilles' Gold to Get a Shot at True Love

Hey, it's Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. When "Something Just Like ...

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Delivers $26,250 Windfall at Bonhams Auction

$8 Garage Sale Brooch Delivers $26,250 Windfall at Bonhams Auction

A sparkly red, white and green brooch that was scooped up for just $8 at an Ohio garage sale five years ago delivered a $26,250 ...

Government of Botswana Calls 'First Dibs' on Exceptional Diamond Discoveries

Government of Botswana Calls 'First Dibs' on Exceptional Diamond Discoveries

In mid-November 2015 — during a span of just 72 hours — Lucara's Karowe Mine in Botswana yielded three exceptional rough diamonds that tipped the ...

Lifelong Cubs Fan and Former Wrigley Field Usher Wins $70,000 Player-Grade 2016 World Series Ring

Lifelong Cubs Fan and Former Wrigley Field Usher Wins $70,000 Player-Grade 2016 World Series Ring

Geneine Dietz, a lifelong Cubs fan who spent 10 seasons ushering games at Wrigley Field, plunked down $10 on a raffle ticket and scored an ...

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Western Australia — ...

Music Friday: Cut Like Precious Diamonds, TobyMac Reflects the Sun in 'Lights Shine Bright'

Music Friday: Cut Like Precious Diamonds, TobyMac Reflects the Sun in 'Lights Shine Bright'

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you inspirational songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Christian hip-hop ...