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  • Music Friday: Toby Keith's Wife Won't Settle for Anything Less Than a 'Christmas Rock'

    December 13, 2019

    Welcome to a special holiday edition of Music Friday. Today, a cash-strapped Toby Keith reluctantly agrees to visit his local jeweler in the comical 1995 release, “Christmas Rock.”In the song, we learn that Keith's wife has been spending a lot of time looking at jewelry catalogs. She knows what she…

  • Diamond Empowerment Fund Adopts 'Diamonds Do Good' Slogan As New Name

    December 12, 2019

    For more than 12 years, the Diamond Empowerment Fund (DEF) has helped diamond communities around the world to become strong, stable, prosperous and socially empowered. On December 5, the program announced that its familiar tagline — “Diamonds Do Good” — will now be used as the business name of the…

  • Here's Why Actress Emma Stone's Pearl Engagement Ring Is So Unconventional

    December 11, 2019

    When actress Emma Stone and her new fiancé, SNL writer Dave McCary, announced their engagement this past Wednesday with dual Instagram posts, Stone's adorning fan base had a hard time figuring out what she was wearing on the ring finger of her left hand. Was it a diamond? Might it…

  • 'Wild Lights' Display at the Detroit Zoo Is an Awesome Place to Pop the Question

    December 10, 2019

    What could possibly be more romantic than the breathtaking “Wild Lights” holiday display at the Detroit Zoo, where more than five million twinkling LED lights brighten the evening sky and illuminate buildings, trees and 280 sculptures, most of which are in the shape of animals?Now in its seventh year, “Wild…

  • Solid and Dependable 'Classic Blue' Is Named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

    December 9, 2019

    Suggestive of the sky at dusk, “Classic Blue” has been named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year. Consumers looking to match their jewelry wardrobes to Pantone’s calm, confident, enduring shade of blue will likely consider sapphire, blue topaz, lapis lazuli and kyanite.”We are living in a time that requires trust…

  • Solid and Dependable 'Classic Blue' Is Named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

    December 9, 2019

    Suggestive of the sky at dusk, “Classic Blue” has been named Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year. Consumers looking to match their jewelry wardrobes to Pantone’s calm, confident, enduring shade of blue will likely consider sapphire, blue topaz, lapis lazuli and kyanite.”We are living in a time that requires trust…

  • Music Friday: Wedding Ring Tops Andy Williams' 1965 'Christmas Holiday' Gift List

    December 6, 2019

    Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we kick off the season of giving with this little ditty by Andy Williams called “Christmas Holiday.”In the song, Williams describes a picturesque Yuletide scene: A turkey…

  • 'The Du Pont Ruby' and 'The Du Pont Emerald' to Headline Christie's NY Sale

    December 5, 2019

    An extraordinary ruby and emerald once owned by philanthropist Jessie Ball du Pont, the wife of American industrialist Alfred Irénée du Pont, highlight two high-profile lots at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York on December 11.”The Du Pont Ruby” is set in an elaborate platinum and 18-karat gold brooch that's…

  • Tree Topper's Three Million Swarovski Crystals Come to Life at Rockefeller Center

    December 4, 2019

    Adorned with three million Swarovski crystals, the 900-pound star atop the 77-foot-tall Norway spruce at New York's Rockefeller Center will come to life tonight during the tree-lighting ceremony that will be broadcast on NBC.The mammoth star, which has a diameter of 9 feet 4 inches, was lifted to the top…

  • 'The Indian Blue' Diamond Earns Top Billing at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels Sale

    December 3, 2019

    “The Indian Blue,” a 7.55-carat fancy deep grayish-blue diamond, will be the top lot at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels sale in New York City on December 10.Described as the “property of a distinguished lady,” the cushion-cut center stone has a SI2 clarity and is flanked by two shield-shaped diamonds in a…

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