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Lucara’s 1,174-Carat Rough Diamond Was Originally Part of a 2,000-Carat Stone

Lucara’s 1,174-Carat Rough Diamond Was Originally Part of a 2,000-Carat Stone

Lucara’s Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana continues to rewrite the record books. On Tuesday, the mining company revealed a 1,174-carat rough diamond, the third-largest in ...

Crystals That Sparked South African ‘Diamond Rush’ Are Identified as Quartz

Crystals That Sparked South African ‘Diamond Rush’ Are Identified as Quartz

In the world of fine gemstones, looks can sometimes be deceiving. This was the hard lesson learned by 3,000 fortune seekers who descended on Ladysmith, ...

Pacific Beach Community Comes Together to Reunite Woman With Lost Engagement Ring

Pacific Beach Community Comes Together to Reunite Woman With Lost Engagement Ring

The close-knit community of Pacific Beach, just north of San Diego, came together recently to reunite a woman with her cherished diamond engagement ring.Lee Miller ...

This 1,098-Carat Gem-Quality Rough Diamond Ranks Among the Largest of All Time

This 1,098-Carat Gem-Quality Rough Diamond Ranks Among the Largest of All Time

Debswana unveiled on Wednesday a three-inch-tall, 1,098-carat, gem-quality rough diamond discovered at its Jwaneng mine in Botswana. Estimated to be worth more than $55 million, ...

Music Friday: ‘California Gold’ Makes a Cameo in Lady Gaga’s ‘Always Remember Us This Way’

Music Friday: ‘California Gold’ Makes a Cameo in Lady Gaga’s ‘Always Remember Us This Way’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you amazing songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Lady Gaga performs ...

Lucara Unveils 470-Carat Diamond From Botswana’s Prolific Karowe Mine

Lucara Unveils 470-Carat Diamond From Botswana’s Prolific Karowe Mine

And the gigantic diamonds just keep coming… Lucara just released details about a 470-carat top light brown diamond — the latest high-profile discovery from its ...

Gold Coin That Shouldn’t Have Seen the Light of Day Fetches $18.9MM at Sotheby’s

Gold Coin That Shouldn’t Have Seen the Light of Day Fetches $18.9MM at Sotheby’s

A Depression-Era $20 gold coin that wasn’t meant to see the light of day became the world’s most valuable coin last week when it was ...

Smithsonian’s Hope Diamond Display to Reopen June 18 After Being Shuttered for 461 Days

Smithsonian’s Hope Diamond Display to Reopen June 18 After Being Shuttered for 461 Days

The gallery housing the Hope Diamond at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, will finally reopen to the public Friday, June ...

Celestial Bling: Here’s Why Solar Eclipses Sometimes Look Like Bridal Jewelry

Celestial Bling: Here’s Why Solar Eclipses Sometimes Look Like Bridal Jewelry

In August of 2017, the “Great American Eclipse” introduced astronomy enthusiasts to a phenomenon called the “Diamond Ring Effect.” On Thursday of last week, a ...

Tampa Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring Lost in the Surf for Six Days

Tampa Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring Lost in the Surf for Six Days

After six days of scouring the surf at Egmont Key on Florida’s Gulf Coast, a brokenhearted Isliany Rawshdeh was nearly ready to give up her ...

54-Carat ‘Chrysler Diamond’ Edges Out ‘Dancing Sun’ As Top Lot at Christie’s NY

54-Carat ‘Chrysler Diamond’ Edges Out ‘Dancing Sun’ As Top Lot at Christie’s NY

Framed by an oversized graphic of New York City’s iconic Chrysler Building, auctioneer Rahul Kadakia slammed his hammer down to close out the bidding on ...

39-Carat Blue Diamond Is the Latest ‘Exceptional’ Gem From the Celebrated Cullinan Mine

39-Carat Blue Diamond Is the Latest ‘Exceptional’ Gem From the Celebrated Cullinan Mine

Classified as “exceptional” for both its color and clarity, a 39.34-carat blue diamond recently recovered at the celebrated Cullinan mine in South Africa is likely ...