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Music Friday: Teardrops Turn Into Precious Gems in Kelita’s Song of Inner Healing

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you uplifting songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Canadian recording ...

Asian Collector Snatches Up 18.18-Carat ‘Fortune Pink’ Diamond for $28.5MM

A private Asian collector is the proud new owner of the 18.18-carat “Fortune Pink” diamond after placing the winning bid of 24.5 million Swiss francs ...

World’s Largest Faceted Citrine at 20,200 Carats Seems to Have Vanished

The sunny yellow November birthstone you see here is the world’s largest faceted citrine — an oval-cut, 20,200-carat marvel that vanished from the public eye ...

World’s Largest Faceted Citrine at 20,200 Carats Seems to Have Vanished

The sunny yellow November birthstone you see here is the world’s largest faceted citrine — an oval-cut, 20,200-carat marvel that vanished from the public eye ...

NRF Predicts Record Holiday Season Sales Despite Economic Headwinds

Despite economic headwinds, holiday season spending is expected to shatter previous records. The National Retail Federation (NRF) is predicting that retail sales during November and ...

Colossal 187,775-Carat Cluster of Emerald Crystals Could Set Price Record

The Kafubu Cluster, a colossal 187,775-carat matrix of individual and intertwined emerald crystals, is expected to set a Gemfields’ price record at the mining company’s ...

Music Friday: Beatles Sing, ‘Give Back Your Ring to Me, And I Will Set You Free’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. In today’s selection, ...

Frank Perdue’s Widow to Auction 400-Year-Old Emerald in Support of Ukraine

Four hundred years ago, a galleon named Nuestra Señora de Atocha was making a return trip to Spain from the New World when it was ...

Gold Rush-Era Sunken Treasure Was Destined for E. Coast Jewelry Stores

For more than 130 years, the sunken steamer known as the Ship of Gold, rested undisturbed in the Atlantic Ocean 7,200 feet beneath the surface, ...

22,892-Carat American Golden Topaz Nearly Perished on Basement Floor

The colossal cushion-cut specimen you see here is the American Golden Topaz, a 22,892-carat Smithsonian resident that’s widely recognized as one of the largest faceted ...

Mysterious, Otherworldly Black Diamonds Take Center Stage on Halloween

Hey, it’s Halloween, so let’s take a deep dive into the curious, otherworldly origins of black diamonds — the spookiest variety of the world’s hardest ...

Today’s Gem Quiz: What Do Sunstones and Bon Ami Cleanser Have in Common?

Here’s a fun quiz. What do this beautiful sunstone from the Smithsonian National Gem Collection and Bon Ami’s original formula cleanser have in common?The answer ...