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  • Fancy Pink Diamonds Soar 116% in Value Over Past Decade, Says Research Group

    February 12, 2020

    Fancy pink diamonds soared 116% in value over the past decade, outpacing blues (81%) and yellows (21%), according to a report by the Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), an Israel-based group that tracks diamond pricing data in the global trading centers of Hong Kong, New York and Tel Aviv.While the…

  • World's Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: 'Diamond Finder'

    February 11, 2020

    A number of celebrity websites have been revisiting a memorable 2011 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians — the one where a 14-year-old Kylie Jenner rescues her big sister Kim Kardashian West's $75,000 diamond earring from the ocean floor in Bora Bora.Fans will remember how Kardashian West's earring got…

  • World's Youngest Billionaire Kylie Jenner Mulls Her Next Profession: 'Diamond Finder'

    February 11, 2020

    A number of celebrity websites have been revisiting a memorable 2011 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians — the one where a 14-year-old Kylie Jenner rescues her big sister Kim Kardashian West's $75,000 diamond earring from the ocean floor in Bora Bora.Fans will remember how Kardashian West's earring got…

  • Lucara Adds 549-Carat White Diamond to Its Growing List of Massive Finds

    February 10, 2020

    Lucara Diamond Corp. just recovered a 549-carat unbroken white diamond of “exceptional purity” from its Karowe Mine in Botswana — a mine that has earned worldwide recognition for producing the 1,758-carat Sewelô, the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona and the 813-carat Constellation diamond. Those diamonds rank #2, #3 and #8 on…

  • Music Friday: Joan Baez Recounts a Call From Bob Dylan in 1975's 'Diamonds & Rust'

    February 7, 2020

    Welcome to Music Friday when we feature classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, folk music legend Joan Baez recounts an unexpected phone call from former lover Bob Dylan in her hauntingly beautiful 1975 ballad, “Diamonds & Rust.”Baez and Dylan had been in…

  • Get Your Rings Ready for Valentine's Day, the 2nd-Most-Popular Time to Pop the Question

    February 6, 2020

    Suitors from coast to coast are breathlessly anticipating Valentine's Day, the calendar's second-most-popular time to pop the question. Only Christmas Day sees more proposals, according to WeddingWire’s “Newlywed Report.”Valentine's Day marks the end of “engagement season,” that magical time of the year — from the late November to mid-February —…

  • Domino's Is Giving Away a Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped With Diamonds and Rubies

    February 5, 2020

    Pizza lovers looking to pop the question this Valentine's Day have an opportunity to win a one-of-a-kind, pizza-slice engagement ring topped with bubbly diamond “cheese” and ruby “pepperoni.”Via its Twitter page, Domino's Australia made this punny announcement on Monday: “Does someone have a 'pizza' your heart? We're giving one lucky…

  • Valentine's Day Jewelry Purchases Expected to Surge 48.7% in 2020, Says NRF Survey

    February 4, 2020

    Upbeat consumers are expected to set a record for Valentine's Day spending this year, with jewelry-related purchases surging an astonishing 48.7%, according to a survey just released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics.Overall Valentine's Day gift volume is expected to total $27.4 billion, up 32%…

  • Original Concept for the NFL's Vince Lombardi Trophy Was Sketched on a Napkin in 1966

    February 3, 2020

    When Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes raised the Vince Lombardi Trophy above his head after last night’s 31-20 defeat of the San Francisco 49ers in Miami, he was celebrating with a 6.7-pound sterling silver icon whose unique shape was sketched on the back of a cocktail napkin by Tiffany…

  • Music Friday: Kylie Minogue 'Shines On and On and On' in 2007's 'White Diamond'

    January 31, 2020

    Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Aussie star Kylie Minogue rescues her lover from darkness and despair in the 2007 ballad “White Diamond.”Minogue is empowered by the symbolic characteristics of a diamond — brilliance,…

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