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Music Friday: Country Legend Alan Jackson Sings, 'True Love Is a Golden Ring'

Music Friday: Country Legend Alan Jackson Sings, 'True Love Is a Golden Ring'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you uplifting songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, country music legend ...

Emily Ratajkowski Replaces Paper Clip Engagement Ring With Double-Stone Stunner

Emily Ratajkowski Replaces Paper Clip Engagement Ring With Double-Stone Stunner

Back in April, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski famously told The Tonight Show's audience how she accepted a paper clip engagement ring from beau Sebastian ...

Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds Lie Unreachable 100 Miles Below the Earth's Surface, Study Suggests

Quadrillion Tons of Diamonds Lie Unreachable 100 Miles Below the Earth's Surface, Study Suggests

A quadrillion tons of diamonds lie 100 miles below the earth's surface, spread across vast rock formations called "cratons," according to a study published by ...

Experts Say We've Reached 'Peak Gold' as New Deposits Become Harder and Harder to Find

Experts Say We've Reached 'Peak Gold' as New Deposits Become Harder and Harder to Find

Precious-metals experts are claiming that the world is at "peak gold," the critical point when the amount of gold mined out of the earth will ...

3.14-Carat Vivid Purplish-Pink Diamond to Headline Argyle's Annual Tender

3.14-Carat Vivid Purplish-Pink Diamond to Headline Argyle's Annual Tender

A 3.14-carat purplish pink diamond known as "The Argyle Alpha" headlines the 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender – an annual showcase of the rarest pink, ...

Music Friday: Exactly 50 Years Ago, Desmond of 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' Bought a 20-Carat Golden Ring

Music Friday: Exactly 50 Years Ago, Desmond of 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da' Bought a 20-Carat Golden Ring

Exactly 50 years ago this week, Paul McCartney and the Beatles were in a London recording studio bickering about "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da," a song from the ...

Man Ridiculed for Eating Kit Kat the 'Wrong' Way Proposes With a Kit Kat-Shaped Ring Box

Man Ridiculed for Eating Kit Kat the 'Wrong' Way Proposes With a Kit Kat-Shaped Ring Box

A Washington, D.C., man who was widely ridiculed on social media for eating a Kit Kat bar the "wrong" way got the last laugh when ...

Here's Compelling Evidence That Mother Nature May Be a World Cup Soccer Fan

Here's Compelling Evidence That Mother Nature May Be a World Cup Soccer Fan

We've all witnessed how Mother Nature works in mysterious ways, but who knew she was a World Cup soccer fan? Just three days prior to ...

Man Proposes to His Wife — Again — After Finding Bridal Jewelry in Ashes of Destroyed Home

Man Proposes to His Wife — Again — After Finding Bridal Jewelry in Ashes of Destroyed Home

A California man turned a horrific scene into something beautiful Sunday when he found his wife's bridal jewelry amidst the charred rubble of their devastated ...

Adventurer Josh Gates Hunts for Ruby Slippers Stolen From Judy Garland Museum

Adventurer Josh Gates Hunts for Ruby Slippers Stolen From Judy Garland Museum

Adventurer Josh Gates investigates the 2005 theft of one of the most iconic pieces of Hollywood memorabilia of all time — the ruby slippers worn ...

Music Friday: Elton John Suffers From a Broken Heart in 2001's 'Dark Diamond'

Music Friday: Elton John Suffers From a Broken Heart in 2001's 'Dark Diamond'

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

'Lotus Ring' Smashes Guinness World Record for the Most Diamonds Set in a Ring

'Lotus Ring' Smashes Guinness World Record for the Most Diamonds Set in a Ring

The "Lotus Ring" has just smashed the Guinness World Record for the most diamonds set in a single ring. By employing an ingenious design featuring ...

For $145 Million, You Can Pop the Question While Orbiting the Dark Side of the Moon

For $145 Million, You Can Pop the Question While Orbiting the Dark Side of the Moon

Starting in 2022, the French ApoteoSurprise agency will be offering a week-long "Marriage Proposal Around the Moon," which will literally launch couples into space on ...

July Birthstone: TV Ad Pioneer Nearly Lost His 138-Carat 'Good Luck' Ruby in NYC Taxi Cab

July Birthstone: TV Ad Pioneer Nearly Lost His 138-Carat 'Good Luck' Ruby in NYC Taxi Cab

Back in the late 1950s, TV advertising pioneer Rosser Reeves purchased an unmounted star ruby and carried it in his pocket for good luck. This ...

Music Friday: Supergroup Member Taylor Goldsmith Channels Dylan in 'Diamond Ring' Bonus Track

Music Friday: Supergroup Member Taylor Goldsmith Channels Dylan in 'Diamond Ring' Bonus Track

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Taylor Goldsmith of ...

Man Finally Gets to Pop the Question After Airline Returns Lost Luggage With Engagement Ring Inside

Man Finally Gets to Pop the Question After Airline Returns Lost Luggage With Engagement Ring Inside

When Ben Adams and his girlfriend Elizabeth Kahle landed at DFW International Airport three weeks ago after a romantic European vacation, Adams was all set ...

All-Star Cast of 10 Super-Size Diamonds From Prolific Karowe Mine Yields $32.5 Million

All-Star Cast of 10 Super-Size Diamonds From Prolific Karowe Mine Yields $32.5 Million

An all-star cast of 10 diamonds weighing a total of 1,453.06 carats yielded $32.5 million at Lucara Diamond Corp.'s "12th Exceptional Stone Tender" last week. ...

Long Island Police Officers Reunite Pennsylvania Bride-to-Be With Her $20,000 Lost Treasure

Long Island Police Officers Reunite Pennsylvania Bride-to-Be With Her $20,000 Lost Treasure

An eagle-eyed Long Island police officer with a metal detector and his quick-thinking colleague are being hailed as heroes after reuniting a Pennsylvania woman with ...

3.3-Carat Diamond Pinned Inside Donated Sweater Finds Its Way Back to Relieved Owner

3.3-Carat Diamond Pinned Inside Donated Sweater Finds Its Way Back to Relieved Owner

Workers at the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop in Derby, Conn., went above and beyond the call of duty to reunite a woman with ...

FIFA World Cup Trophy Is Made of 11 Pounds of 18-Karat Gold Worth $168,000

FIFA World Cup Trophy Is Made of 11 Pounds of 18-Karat Gold Worth $168,000

On July 15, after a full month of heart-thumping competition, the members of a single national team will emerge as champions and experience one of ...

Twittersphere Buzz: Volcano Is Raining Green Gemstones on Hawaii... Or Is It?

Twittersphere Buzz: Volcano Is Raining Green Gemstones on Hawaii... Or Is It?

The Twittersphere was abuzz last week with the bitter-sweet story of how the destructive and horrifying volcanic eruptions of Kilauea were raining tiny green gemstones ...

Philadelphia Eagles' First-Ever Super Bowl Rings Soar With 219 Diamonds and 17 Green Sapphires

Philadelphia Eagles' First-Ever Super Bowl Rings Soar With 219 Diamonds and 17 Green Sapphires

The Philadelphia Eagles marked their historic 2017 season and epic Super Bowl triumph over the New England Patriots with championship rings emblazoned with 219 diamonds ...

Music Friday: Country Stars Sing the Praises of a Gold Ring, 'Size Seven, Round'

Music Friday: Country Stars Sing the Praises of a Gold Ring, 'Size Seven, Round'

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

Mystery Solved: Tiny Diamonds Are Responsible for Curious Microwave ‘Glow’ in Night Sky

Mystery Solved: Tiny Diamonds Are Responsible for Curious Microwave ‘Glow’ in Night Sky

After more than 20 years of Sherlock Holmes-like sleuthing, scientists are crediting teeny, rapidly spinning diamonds for generating the curious microwave "glow" coming from a ...

Rockefeller Jewelry Collection Far Outperforms Pre-Sale Estimates at Christie's New York

Rockefeller Jewelry Collection Far Outperforms Pre-Sale Estimates at Christie's New York

In 1940, billionaire banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller married Margaret "Peggy" McGrath, and during their 56-year marriage the couple collected magnificent works of art and ...

‘Real Is Rare’ Marketing Campaign Scores 1.5B Media Impressions Among Millennials in 12 Months

‘Real Is Rare’ Marketing Campaign Scores 1.5B Media Impressions Among Millennials in 12 Months

The Diamond Producer Association's high-profile "Real Is Rare" campaign scored 1.5 billion media impressions among the coveted 21-to-34-year-old demographic during its first 12 months of ...

Woman Is on a Mission to Identify Six-Year-Old Who Returned Her Lost Engagement Ring

Woman Is on a Mission to Identify Six-Year-Old Who Returned Her Lost Engagement Ring

Former nurse and Jupiter, Fla., resident Carol Winig is on a mission to identify the honest little girl who found her engagement ring in a ...

Music Friday: Ryan Adams Likens Glorious, Sunny Day to 'Pearls on a String'

Music Friday: Ryan Adams Likens Glorious, Sunny Day to 'Pearls on a String'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you uplifting songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, alt-country rocker Ryan ...

Antwerp's 570-Year Bond With the Diamond Trade Is Celebrated at New 'DIVA' Museum

Antwerp's 570-Year Bond With the Diamond Trade Is Celebrated at New 'DIVA' Museum

Antwerp's brand new "DIVA" museum celebrates the Belgian city's 570-year love affair with diamonds. Since the 15th century, traders from around the world journeyed to ...

Dance Superstar tWitch Helps 'Ellen' Fan With Flash Mob Surprise Marriage Proposal

Dance Superstar tWitch Helps 'Ellen' Fan With Flash Mob Surprise Marriage Proposal

Dance superstar Stephen "tWitch" Boss helped choreograph an elaborate flash mob marriage proposal that Austin natives Patrick Barker and Johanna Alvarado will never forget. Barker ...

Celebrating June’s Official Birthstone with Hollywood’s Most Legendary Pearl – La Peregrina

Celebrating June’s Official Birthstone with Hollywood’s Most Legendary Pearl – La Peregrina

The precious pearl — adored by the world since the ancients — is June’s official birthstone. Today we’re featuring one of the most celebrated natural ...

This Blinged-Out $1.9 Million Harley-Davidson Is the Most Expensive Motorcycle in the World

This Blinged-Out $1.9 Million Harley-Davidson Is the Most Expensive Motorcycle in the World

Luxury Swiss watch and jewelry brand Bucherer has teamed up with Harley-Davidson customizer Bündnerbike to create the blingiest, most expensive motorcycle in the world. The ...

Unmanned Sub Positively IDs 300-Year-Old Spanish Wreck Laden With $17B in Gold and Emeralds

Unmanned Sub Positively IDs 300-Year-Old Spanish Wreck Laden With $17B in Gold and Emeralds

Utilizing an unmanned submersible vehicle at a depth of 600 meters, researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) positively ID'd the San José — ...

Once Owned by Catherine the Great, 'The Sleeping Lion' Pearl Hits Auction Block This Week

Once Owned by Catherine the Great, 'The Sleeping Lion' Pearl Hits Auction Block This Week

Once owned by Catherine the Great, the world's largest known freshwater blister pearl is expected to fetch more than $600,000 when it hits the auction ...

Music Friday: The Rolling Stones Release Kaleidoscopic Lyric Video of 1967's 'Ruby Tuesday'

Music Friday: The Rolling Stones Release Kaleidoscopic Lyric Video of 1967's 'Ruby Tuesday'

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

Dancer Cheryl Burke Reveals Sentimental Story Behind Her Dazzling New Engagement Ring

Dancer Cheryl Burke Reveals Sentimental Story Behind Her Dazzling New Engagement Ring

Dancing With the Stars pro Cheryl Burke got engaged to Boy Meets World alum Matthew Lawrence in early May, but took to her Instagram just ...

Floyd Mayweather Gives Daughter 18-Carat Canary Diamond Ring for Her 18th Birthday

Floyd Mayweather Gives Daughter 18-Carat Canary Diamond Ring for Her 18th Birthday

Boxing great Floyd Mayweather — a man with a well-documented passion for fine jewelry and one of the wealthiest athletes in the world — gave ...

Ceremonial First Pitch Lands Wide Left, But Miami Marlins Marriage Proposal Hits the Mark

Ceremonial First Pitch Lands Wide Left, But Miami Marlins Marriage Proposal Hits the Mark

Marlyn Sanchez is well known at Marlins Park in Miami because she's frequently called on to sing the national anthem. So, when her boyfriend, Ralph ...

Royal Wedding Report: All Eyes Were on Meghan Markle’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara

Royal Wedding Report: All Eyes Were on Meghan Markle’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara

An estimated 3 billion people worldwide tuned in Saturday to see American Meghan Markle tie the knot with Prince Harry of Wales, and much of ...

Music Friday: Marina Diamandis Wants a Proposal and a 'Big Diamond Ring' in 2012's 'Primadonna'

Music Friday: Marina Diamandis Wants a Proposal and a 'Big Diamond Ring' in 2012's 'Primadonna'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you exciting songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Marina Lambrini Diamandis, ...

Police Officer Scours Beach During Wee Hours to Find Engagement Ring... and Succeeds

Police Officer Scours Beach During Wee Hours to Find Engagement Ring... and Succeeds

A Galveston, Texas, police officer went above and beyond the call of duty Saturday evening to help a young woman who lost her engagement ring ...

Blue Diamond Owned 300 Years Ago by the Queen of Spain Fetches $6.7MM at Sotheby's Geneva

Blue Diamond Owned 300 Years Ago by the Queen of Spain Fetches $6.7MM at Sotheby's Geneva

A 6.16-carat blue diamond owned more than 300 years ago by Elisabeth Farnese, Queen of Spain, fetched $6.7 million at Sotheby's Geneva yesterday. The winning ...

50.47-Carat Diamond Ring Is Tomorrow's Top Lot at Christie's Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva

50.47-Carat Diamond Ring Is Tomorrow's Top Lot at Christie's Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva

A 50.47-carat cushion brilliant-cut diamond ring is expected to be the top lot at Christie's Magnificent Jewels Sale in Geneva tomorrow. The D-color, VVS1-clarity diamond ...

Class Ring Lost in Missouri Cave 57 Years Ago Finds Its Way Back to Stunned Owner

Class Ring Lost in Missouri Cave 57 Years Ago Finds Its Way Back to Stunned Owner

Archaeologists at the Smallin Civil War Cave in Ozark, Mo., recently recovered a 1960 class ring that had been lost for 57 years and returned ...

Music Friday: 'This Ring Is a Symbol of My Love,' Sings Ron Isley of The Isley Brothers

Music Friday: 'This Ring Is a Symbol of My Love,' Sings Ron Isley of The Isley Brothers

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you romantic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Ron Isley of ...

Fura Gems Breathes New Life Into 400-Year-Old Coscuez Mine, Reveals 'ARE Emerald'

Fura Gems Breathes New Life Into 400-Year-Old Coscuez Mine, Reveals 'ARE Emerald'

Fura Gems is breathing new life into the 400-year-old Coscuez emerald mine in Colombia, and its initial sampling has yielded 850 carats of high-quality gemstones, ...

Rising Star Andrew Benintendi Assists Red Sox Fan With Surprise Marriage Proposal

Rising Star Andrew Benintendi Assists Red Sox Fan With Surprise Marriage Proposal

Rising star Andrew Benintendi of the Boston Red Sox had a memorable day at the ballpark on Saturday. Not only did he go 3-for-5 with ...

Coke Bottle-Shaped Handbag Adorned With 9,888 Diamonds Sets Guinness World Record

Coke Bottle-Shaped Handbag Adorned With 9,888 Diamonds Sets Guinness World Record

A Coca-Cola bottle-shaped handbag adorned with 9,888 natural diamonds recently earned a Guinness World Record for Swiss luxury brand Coronet. Guinness officials affirmed at the ...

Diamonds Rain on the Diamond as Slugger Yoenis Cespedes Snaps His Chain Legging Out a Double

Diamonds Rain on the Diamond as Slugger Yoenis Cespedes Snaps His Chain Legging Out a Double

A surreal scene played out in New York City last week as diamonds literally rained on the diamond at Citi Field. Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes ...

Music Friday: Brett Eldredge Meets a 'Diamond' and Wants to Explore Her Secrets in 'The Long Way'

Music Friday: Brett Eldredge Meets a 'Diamond' and Wants to Explore Her Secrets in 'The Long Way'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in title or lyrics. In his 2017 release, "The ...

NRF Survey: Jewelry to Top All Mother's Day Gift Categories; Spending to Hit $4.6 Billion

NRF Survey: Jewelry to Top All Mother's Day Gift Categories; Spending to Hit $4.6 Billion

Consumers plan to spend $4.6 billion on jewelry-related items this Mother's Day, making it the most popular gift-giving category, according to an annual survey released ...

858-Carat Uncut 'Gachala Emerald' Is One of the Finest Examples of May's Birthstone

858-Carat Uncut 'Gachala Emerald' Is One of the Finest Examples of May's Birthstone

Weighing 858 carats and displaying a superb vivid green color, the uncut "Gachala Emerald" is one of the world's finest examples of May's official birthstone. ...

'Experts' Dismissed It As a Fake, But This 1854 Gold Rush Coin Is Actually Worth Millions

'Experts' Dismissed It As a Fake, But This 1854 Gold Rush Coin Is Actually Worth Millions

A New England man recently received the stunning news that his 1854-S Half Eagle coin is not a counterfeit, as "experts" had told him, and ...

Lea Michele Shows Off 4-Carat Radiant-Cut Diamond Engagement Ring on Instagram

Lea Michele Shows Off 4-Carat Radiant-Cut Diamond Engagement Ring on Instagram

Glee star Lea Michele announced the news of her engagement to boyfriend Zandy Reich this past weekend with an Instagram post of her wearing a ...

Music Friday: Chris Isaak's Promising New Relationship Hits a Speed Bump in 'Notice the Ring'

Music Friday: Chris Isaak's Promising New Relationship Hits a Speed Bump in 'Notice the Ring'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, rocker Chris Isaak's ...

Birthstone Feature: Check Out the Fascinating History of the Smithsonian’s ‘Chalk Emerald’

Birthstone Feature: Check Out the Fascinating History of the Smithsonian’s ‘Chalk Emerald’

The Chalk Emerald’s impressive clarity, color, size and regal lineage rank it among the world’s finest examples of May’s official birthstone.Exhibiting the most highly prized ...

UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years

UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years

Two buddies with a passion for treasure hunting unearthed four 2,500-year-old golden torcs within the parish of Leekfrith (pop. 363) in the English countryside. The ...

Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams

Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams

One thousand lots from the estate of celebrated author Jackie Collins — including a 6.04-carat pear-shaped diamond — will hit the auction block on May ...

McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets

McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets

When Lincoln, Ill., native Kristian Helton was plotting the perfect way to propose to girlfriend Karsyn Long on Valentine's Day, he knew that McDonald's Chicken ...

'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards

'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards

More than 30 million viewers tuning into the 89th annual Academy Awards last night got their first glimpse of "Runaways," the second in a series ...

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up'

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you wonderful songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Ed Sheeran carves ...

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes shook up the internet last week when he hinted that he's seriously considering transforming his surgically removed rib into a ...

Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June

Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June

Sourced in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, four museum-quality star rubies weighing a total of 342 carats will hit the auction block at Guernsey’s ...

Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot

Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot

The average bridal couple in the U.S. spent $6,163 on the engagement ring in 2016 — an increase of 5% compared to 2015, according to ...

Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot

Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot

Upstate New York resident Erin Tobin just had her best day ever. She achieved instant fame when she banked in a half-court shot at a ...