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Music Friday: Love-Struck Brad Paisley Forgets the Engagement Ring in 'You Have That Effect On Me'

Music Friday: Love-Struck Brad Paisley Forgets the Engagement Ring in 'You Have That Effect On Me'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a love-struck Brad Paisley is about to propose to his girlfriend, but accidentally leaves the engagement ring at home in 2001's "You Have ...

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Traveler's Despair Turns to Elation as Albany TSA Pulls Out All the Stops to Find Lost Diamond

Traveler's Despair Turns to Elation as Albany TSA Pulls Out All the Stops to Find Lost Diamond

Earlier this month, airline passenger Kana Chi-Murenbeeld had just cleared the security checkpoint at New York's Albany International Airport when she looked down at her engagement ring and was horrified to see that a prong had broken off and her pear-shaped diamond was missing from ...

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18.4-Carat 'Rockefeller Emerald' Sets World Auction Record at Christie's in Rockefeller Center

18.4-Carat 'Rockefeller Emerald' Sets World Auction Record at Christie's in Rockefeller Center

The 18.4-carat “Rockefeller Emerald” set a new world auction record for the highest per-carat price ever achieved for an emerald when it fetched $5.5 million yesterday at Christie's New York, which is headquartered, quite fittingly, in Rockefeller Center. Described by Christie's as possessing mesmerizing color ...

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Snake Ring Made in Prison by Clyde Barrow for Bonnie Parker Hits the Auction Block

Snake Ring Made in Prison by Clyde Barrow for Bonnie Parker Hits the Auction Block

The three-headed snake ring that notorious outlaw Clyde Barrow crafted in prison for the love of his life and partner in crime, Bonnie Parker, will be offered for sale at RR Auction in Boston later this month. The silver-tone promise ring — featuring green and ...

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De Beers Launches State-of-the-Art Diamond-Seeking Vessel

De Beers Launches State-of-the-Art Diamond-Seeking Vessel

Outfitted with state-of-the-art sonar technology and drilling devices, the mv SS Nujoma is ready to start probing the ocean floor for valuable diamond deposits off the coast of Namibia. It's the sixth and most advanced vessel in De Beers's growing fleet. Mining of Namibia’s diamonds ...

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Music Friday: 'Your Love Is a Pearl,' Sings Joshua Kadison in 1994's 'Beautiful in My Eyes'

Music Friday: 'Your Love Is a Pearl,' Sings Joshua Kadison in 1994's 'Beautiful in My Eyes'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you hit songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we shine the spotlight on one of the most requested wedding songs of the 1990s: "Beautiful in My Eyes" by Joshua Kadison. Kadison's ...

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$1.3 Million 'Australian Trilogy' Collection Features 1-Kilo Coins Adorned With Fancy-Color Diamonds

$1.3 Million 'Australian Trilogy' Collection Features 1-Kilo Coins Adorned With Fancy-Color Diamonds

The Perth Mint has just unveiled "The Australian Trilogy," an exclusive, one-of-a-kind collection of one-kilo coins meticulously set with fancy-color diamonds sourced from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine. The mint uses three precious metals — yellow gold, platinum and rose gold — in a set ...

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Dream Comes True: LI Woman Reunited With Class Ring She Lost in Peconic Bay 36 Years Ago

Dream Comes True: LI Woman Reunited With Class Ring She Lost in Peconic Bay 36 Years Ago

Debbie Cassidy was only one year out of high school when she lost her class ring while swimming in scenic Peconic Bay on Eastern Long Island. The year was 1981. “We were at a party and we were in the water and it slipped off ...

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26.27-Carat 'Tenner' Diamond — Once Thought to Be a Fake — Fetches $849,637 at Sotheby's London

26.27-Carat 'Tenner' Diamond — Once Thought to Be a Fake — Fetches $849,637 at Sotheby's London

The woman who bought a 26.27-carat gem-quality diamond for £10 (about $13) at a car boot sale in London about 30 years ago is now $849,637 richer. The gem — which has earned the nickname "Tenner" because is was purchased for a 10-pound note — ...

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Biggest Super Bowl Rings Ever Made Commemorate Historic Comeback That Led to Patriots' 5th Championship

Biggest Super Bowl Rings Ever Made Commemorate Historic Comeback That Led to Patriots' 5th Championship

The New England Patriots commemorated their fifth championship and greatest comeback in Super Bowl history with monumental rings gleaming with 283 diamonds. The number of diamonds is a nod to the score of 28-3, the seemingly unsurmountable deficit the Patriots faced before going on to ...

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