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55.55-Carat Flawless Diamond Is a Fitting Tribute to 100 Years of Chanel No. 5

55.55-Carat Flawless Diamond Is a Fitting Tribute to 100 Years of Chanel No. 5

To mark the 100th anniversary of its Chanel No. 5 perfume, the French luxury house unveiled last week a 55.55-carat, octagonal, D-flawless diamond at the ...

Music Friday: Tom Misch Wants to Stay ‘South of the River’ Where the ‘Loving Is Gold’

Music Friday: Tom Misch Wants to Stay ‘South of the River’ Where the ‘Loving Is Gold’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you groovy songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, 25-year-old Tom Misch ...

299.3-Carat Gem-Quality Stone From Famous Cullinan Mine Sells for $12.18MM

299.3-Carat Gem-Quality Stone From Famous Cullinan Mine Sells for $12.18MM

The 299.3-carat diamond recovered in January at the iconic Cullinan mine in South Africa has been sold to Stargems for $12.18 million, according to Petra ...

‘Dragon Stone’ Plays Central Role in Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

‘Dragon Stone’ Plays Central Role in Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’

A radiant, powerful “dragon stone” plays a central role in the newly released — and critically acclaimed — Disney fantasy film, Raya and the Last ...

Gem and Mineral Museum in Tucson Is One Step Closer to Opening

Gem and Mineral Museum in Tucson Is One Step Closer to Opening

The University of Arizona’s Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum, a brand new 12,000-square-foot facility at the historic Pima County Courthouse in downtown Tucson, is ...

Proposal Photo Plays Critical Role in Recovery of Lost Ring on Tybee Island, GA

Proposal Photo Plays Critical Role in Recovery of Lost Ring on Tybee Island, GA

A joyous moment captured by a professional photographer played a critical role in the recovery of a diamond engagement ring that was lost in the ...

Nat Geo’s Mega Gemstone Mine Dig Kit Blends Education With Thrilling Discoveries

Nat Geo’s Mega Gemstone Mine Dig Kit Blends Education With Thrilling Discoveries

With National Geographic’s Mega Gemstone Mine Dig Kit, kids will experience the thrill of digging in a real gem mine as they chip away at ...

Alrosa’s 100th Auction to Be Headlined by 242-Carat, Gem-Quality Stunner

Alrosa’s 100th Auction to Be Headlined by 242-Carat, Gem-Quality Stunner

In honor of its 100th international auction, Russian diamond mining giant Alrosa will be featuring a 242.31-carat, gem-quality crystal at its Dubai event on March ...

Hey, March Babies! The Cool, Blue Aquamarine Is Your Official Birthstone

Hey, March Babies! The Cool, Blue Aquamarine Is Your Official Birthstone

Named after the color of seawater, aquamarine is the stunning cool, blue variety of the mineral beryl and the official birthstone for the month of ...

Music Friday: Stevie Wonder Sings About the Vitality of Youth in 1983’s ‘Stay Gold’

Music Friday: Stevie Wonder Sings About the Vitality of Youth in 1983’s ‘Stay Gold’

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

Diamonds Do Very, Very Well Under Extreme Pressure, Scientists Confirm

Diamonds Do Very, Very Well Under Extreme Pressure, Scientists Confirm

American diplomat Henry Kissinger once joked that “a diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.” Now, scientists at the Lawrence ...

Mission to Mars: Opal May Provide Evidence of Life on the Red Planet

Mission to Mars: Opal May Provide Evidence of Life on the Red Planet

On Thursday, the Perseverance rover completed its seven-month, 293 million-mile journey to Mars and landed safely in the Jezero crater, which contains fields of opaline ...

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