Skip to Main Content

Our Blog

Music Friday: Shawn Colvin Finds Her Voice in 1989’s ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Music Friday: Shawn Colvin Finds Her Voice in 1989’s ‘Diamond in the Rough’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Grammy Award-winning Shawn ...

Jewelers Love to Work With Beautiful Diamonds, Scientists Prefer Ugly Ones: Here’s Why

Jewelers Love to Work With Beautiful Diamonds, Scientists Prefer Ugly Ones: Here’s Why

A gem-quality, flawless diamond is made from pure lattices of carbon. This elemental purity contributes to a diamond’s unrivaled brilliance when set in fine jewelry, ...

TSA Officer Helps Reunite Honeymooners With Engagement Diamond Lost at JFK Airport

TSA Officer Helps Reunite Honeymooners With Engagement Diamond Lost at JFK Airport

A long-delayed honeymoon to an exotic destination got off to a rocky start when a young couple lost their engagement diamond while going through security ...

Let's Talk About Ruby: Gem Talk with Michelle

Let's Talk About Ruby: Gem Talk with Michelle

Ruby has been regarded as “The King of Gems” for thousands of years. Ruby is the red variety of corundum (all other colors of corundum ...

Music Friday: Sade Sings About a Jewel Box Life, Diamond Nights and Ruby Lights

Music Friday: Sade Sings About a Jewel Box Life, Diamond Nights and Ruby Lights

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

Lucara Delivers Pink Bundle of ‘Joy’ From Famous Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana

Lucara Delivers Pink Bundle of ‘Joy’ From Famous Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana

The Botswana diamond mine that introduced the world to the 1,758-carat Sewelô (2019), the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona (2015), the 998-carat unnamed diamond (2020) and ...

Exceptional 39-Carat Blue Diamond From Iconic Cullinan Mine Sells for $1MM Per Carat

Exceptional 39-Carat Blue Diamond From Iconic Cullinan Mine Sells for $1MM Per Carat

De Beers and Diacore just jointly acquired an exceptional 39.34-carat blue rough diamond sourced at South Africa’s iconic Cullinan Mine for $40.1 million, or just ...

Alrosa Introduces 3D Nanomarking Technology to Secure Info About a Diamond’s Origins

Alrosa Introduces 3D Nanomarking Technology to Secure Info About a Diamond’s Origins

Russian mining giant Alrosa has just introduced a non-invasive, three-dimensional laser marking technology that will provide detailed information about a diamond’s origins.Unlike common laser inscriptions ...

Seattle Adventurer Pops the Question From Summit of Mt. Everest, Setting U.S. Record

Seattle Adventurer Pops the Question From Summit of Mt. Everest, Setting U.S. Record

A Seattle adventurer now holds the American record for the world’s “highest” marriage proposal — and we mean elevation.On the morning of May 23, Andrew ...

Artisan Silver Jewelry from Taxco, Mexico

Artisan Silver Jewelry from Taxco, Mexico

Shown at sunset, the city of Taxco, Mexico, located in the Mexican southern state of Guerrero with the famous cathedral of Santa Prisca at its center. ...

Music Friday: Gordon Lightfoot Sings, ‘She’s More Than Money, She’s 14-Karat Gold’

Music Friday: Gordon Lightfoot Sings, ‘She’s More Than Money, She’s 14-Karat Gold’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, folk-rock legend Gordon ...

American Made Jewelry from Lilly Barrack

American Made Jewelry from Lilly Barrack

Lilly Barrack is a jewelry designer based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Born in Europe to an engineer father and artistic mother, Barrack grew up ...