• Carbon-Rich Exoplanets May Be Made of Diamonds, Say ASU Researchers

    September 17, 2020

    Carbon-rich exoplanets in distant solar systems may be made of diamonds and quartz, according to a new study published in The Planetary Science Journal.According to a team of researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Chicago, the key factor in determining whether an exoplanet will be rich in…

  • World Diamond Museum Releases Stunning New Book, 'Diamonds Across Time'

    September 16, 2020

    Timed to coincide with the first virtual World Diamond Congress, the World Diamond Museum unveiled Diamonds Across Time, a stunning 432-page book that celebrates every aspect of history's most coveted precious stone.Diamonds Across Time includes essays from 10 internationally renowned jewelry experts and is richly illustrated with high-quality images of…

  • D-Flawless, 102-Carat Oval Diamond Hits the Auction Block — Without Reserve

    September 15, 2020

    In an unprecedented move for a diamond of this importance and value, Sotheby's Hong Kong will place on the auction block an oval-cut, 102.39-carat, D-flawless diamond — without reserve. In auction parlance, that means the highest bid will be the winning bid, regardless of the amount or the intrinsic value…

  • Miami Hurricanes' 'Touchdown Rings 2.0' Feature 1,925 Orange and Green Sapphires

    September 14, 2020

    Crafted from 100 grams of gold, the Miami Hurricanes' “Touchdown Rings 2.0” span eight knuckles and spell out “The Crib” when the two fists are held together. The script words are adorned with orange and green sapphires to match the team's colors. The rings are set with 829 and 1,096…

  • Music Friday Flashback: This Lover No Longer Laughs at Blue Diamond Rings

    September 11, 2020

    Welcome to Music Friday when we like to bring you throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, internationally renowned barbershop quartet Gimme Four covers Frank Sinatra's “Oh! Look at Me Now,” a 1941 tune about a cynical, unlucky-in-love young man who used to…

  • Record-Breaking Coin That Sold for $10 Million in 2013 Is Back on the Auction Block

    September 10, 2020

    A coin believed to be the first silver dollar ever struck by the U.S. Mint in 1794 is expected to sell for $10 million or more when it hits the auction block in Las Vegas on October 8.”Because of its significance in 1794, it was likely seen at the time…

  • Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes Gave a Ring on Same Day He Got His Ring

    September 9, 2020

    The Kansas City Chiefs received their spectacular Super Bowl rings in a special ceremony on September 1, but did you know that on the same day MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes got his ring, he gave one, as well?The romantic 24-year-old popped the question to his high school sweetheart, Brittany Matthews,…

  • Rio Tinto Reveals Six 'Heroes' From the 2020 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

    September 8, 2020

    Rio Tinto recently unveiled the six “hero” diamonds from its 2020 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, a collection of the rarest diamonds from a year’s worth of production at the Argyle mine in the remote east Kimberley region of Western Australia.Among the heroes is the largest Fancy Vivid round brilliant diamond…

  • Music Friday: Mama Rose Calls Mr. Goldstone 'a Gem' in Broadway Revival of 'Gypsy'

    September 4, 2020

    Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Tony Award winner Patti LuPone calls Mr. Goldstone “a gem” in a witty tune from the 2008 revival of the 1959 Broadway musical, Gypsy. In the song “Have an…

  • KC Chiefs' Super Bowl Ring Gleams With 255 Diamonds and 36 Rubies

    September 3, 2020

    The Kansas City Chiefs received their championship rings on Tuesday during a socially distanced private celebration at Arrowhead Stadium. Each Super Bowl ring features 255 diamonds and 36 rubies for a total gem carat weight of 10.85 carats.The surreal on-field ring ceremony saw masked players and coaches standing six feet…


The hunt for the perfect ring and setting that embraced my fiancé's style and shine was incredibly important to me. I knew it wasn't going to be an easy task. Doug stepped up to the challenge and brought my vision to fruition perfectly.

-John & Jessica