Category Archives: Diamond jewelry

Napoleon’s Wife’s Emerald At Christie’s April Sale

Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels Sale will feature the emerald that originally adorned the diadem (tiara) of Marie-Louise, the second wife of Napoleon. In 1967, Van Cleef & Arpels created and designed the present brooch around the central emerald of the diadem. This historical … Continue reading

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Engaged Emily Maynard Asking Advice on Wedding Bands

Season 8 Bachelorette Emily Maynard asked for some advice… about choosing a wedding band to play at her wedding! Her twitter post on March 17 shows she will do all the planning herself this time, with a little help from … Continue reading

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Opulent jewelry on display at the GIA

New exhibit in Carlsbad features work by legendary designers Tony Duquette and Hutton Wilkinson. If you like jewelry and Hollywood, the two are the inspiration behind “More Is More: Tony Duquette-Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry,” which opens today at GIA’s (Gemological Institute … Continue reading

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Viking Jewelry Found At Denmark Farm Suggests Ancient Royal Settlement

The excavation of a farmstead on the Danish island of Zealand has uncovered much more beneath the soil than mere roots and seeds. At the Vestervang farm near Kirke Hyllinge, the Danish Journal of Archeology reports, scientists from the Roskilde … Continue reading

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Same-sex Marriage in the United States

Twelve of the 50 U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., have legalized gay marriage. The first three states to allow gay marriage did so because of court rulings permitting it, rather than through legislative action or putting the issue to voters to … Continue reading

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2.95 Carat Diamond Found at Arkansas Park

On July 4, Terry Staggs of Richmond, Ky., unearthed a 2.95 ct. brown diamond at Arkansas’ famous Crater of Diamonds State Park. The champagne rough stone is the biggest of all the 304 diamonds found so far this year at … Continue reading

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Space-inspired jewelry sparkles in exhibit

From twinkling stars and graceful comets to glowing rockets, space has been a popular subject for jewelers throughout history. Now an exhibition draws together choice examples of space-themed jewelry from before the space race to today. On display at the … Continue reading

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Engraving Suggestions

While some couples choose to have a more sophisticated man made diamonds engagement ring, many other couples still prefer to have an engagement ring with a lot more sentimental touch. One best way of increasing the sentimental value of an engagement ring … Continue reading

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Average Shopper Budgets $101 For Mother’s Day Jewelry Gift

The National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Mother’s Day survey, conducted by BIGinsight, revealed that expected spending on gifts and outings this year will increase 11 percent year on year to $168.94 per shopper. Of those who celebrate Mother’s Day, or roughly 86 … Continue reading

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Celebs with The Most Unique Engagement Rings

While some celebs have been gifted with more traditional style engagement rings from their betrothed, others have very unique bands on their fingers. Some featured expensive colored stones while others are formed into intricate designs against a platinum, gold or silver … Continue reading

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