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  • Sarasota Suitor Takes Headlong Plunge, Becomes an Overnight Sensation

    November 30, 2022

    The video of Scott Clyne's comical headlong dive into Sarasota Bay to retrieve a fumbled engagement ring box earned the Florida resident an appearance on the Today show, 1.6 million Likes on TikTok and viral online coverage by numerous outlets, including the Daily Mail, People and Brides.On his Facebook page,…

  • NDC's New Global Ambassador Lily James Visits Diamond-Rich Botswana

    November 29, 2022

    British actress Lily James, the Natural Diamond Council's newly appointed Global Ambassador, recently visited Botswana to experience the positive impacts the natural diamond industry is having on the country, and to see these precious gems at their point of origin.Famous for her starring roles in Cinderella (2015) and Downton Abbey…

  • Coin Analysis Confirms Existence of Obscure Third-Century Roman Emperor

    November 28, 2022

    An obscure third-century Roman emperor, once written out of the history books as a fictional character, was likely the real deal, according to researchers at University College London.By using microscopes, ultraviolet imaging and infrared spectroscopy, researchers led by Professor Paul Pearson determined that the fine scratch marks on the surface…

  • Romance in the Air: Tomorrow Marks the Beginning of 'Engagement Season'

    November 23, 2022

    Thanksgiving Day marks the start of “engagement season,” the romantic time of the year that stretches from tomorrow until Valentine’s Day. The period accounts for just 23% of the calendar, but claims nearly 40% of all marriage proposals.Facebook has famously reported that about 2.5 million of its 240 million US…

  • 69-Year-Old Treasure Hunter Unearths Medieval Wedding Ring on English Farm

    November 22, 2022

    Armed with a powerful XP Deus metal detector, 69-year-old David Board took another stab at a long-forgotten hobby. It had been nearly 50 years since Board scoured the beaches of Dorset on England's southwest coast in the hopes of recovering valuable treasure. He hadn't found much back then, but a…

  • FIFA World Cup Trophy Is Crafted in 18K Gold With Green Malachite Accents

    November 21, 2022

    On December 18, after four weeks of heart-thumping soccer matches, members of a single national team will emerge as champions and experience one of the ultimate thrills in professional sports — raising aloft the 18-karat gold FIFA World Cup Trophy. Four years ago in Russia, that honor went to the…

  • Music Friday: Patsy Cline Sings, 'I've Got Your Class Ring, But She's Got You'

    November 18, 2022

    Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Patsy Cline plays the role of a jilted lover who reminisces about a special class ring and other cherished mementos of a relationship gone bad in her 1962…

  • 170-Carat Lulo Rose Finds a New Owner, But Its Selling Price Remains a Mystery

    November 17, 2022

    This past August, Lucapa Diamond Co. introduced the 170.2-carat Lulo Rose as the largest pink diamond discovered in the past 300 years. Pundits favorably compared the chemically pure, Type IIa, specimen from the Lulo alluvial diamond mine in Angola to some of the most heralded pink diamonds of all time,…

  • Softball Team Finds Diamond Ring Under Tornado Debris, Proposal Ensues

    November 16, 2022

    In the aftermath of a terrifying tornado that flattened their home near Hopewell, TX, Dakota Hudson and his girlfriend, Lauren Patterson, were thankful to be alive. They survived the ordeal by taking shelter in their bathroom, holding each other and praying as the twister shook their new home from its…

  • Scientists Are on a Mission to Save the Japanese Pearl Oyster, Pinctada Fucata

    November 15, 2022

    Japanese scientists are on a mission to save the species of oyster responsible for producing the world's most beautiful cultured pearls. The Japanese pearl oyster — Pinctada fucata — is fighting for its survival as viruses and red tides have taken a savage toll on oyster populations and, as a…

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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