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Matt & Kimberly : A Love Story (Part 4)

Matt & Kimberly : A Love Story (Part 4)

Now that Matt had found his perfect match, he set out to find her the perfect ring. But the journey to get the right ring took a little bit of time and effort.

Lifelong Cubs Fan and Former Wrigley Field Usher Wins $70,000 Player-Grade 2016 World Series Ring

Lifelong Cubs Fan and Former Wrigley Field Usher Wins $70,000 Player-Grade 2016 World Series Ring

Geneine Dietz, a lifelong Cubs fan who spent 10 seasons ushering games at Wrigley Field, plunked down $10 on a raffle ticket and scored an ...

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out

Argyle Mine — World's Primary Source of Pink, Red and Blue Diamonds — Is Nearly Tapped Out

Rio Tinto's Argyle Mine in Western Australia — the world's most prolific diamond mine and primary source for pink, red and blue diamonds — is ...

Royal Treatment: 3,500-Year-Old Tomb of Egyptian Goldsmith and His Wife Discovered in Luxor

Royal Treatment: 3,500-Year-Old Tomb of Egyptian Goldsmith and His Wife Discovered in Luxor

Ancient Egyptians were captivated by gold. They considered gold "the skin of the gods" and associated it with eternity. They wore elaborate jewelry to enhance ...

Matt & Kimberly  : A Love Story (Part 3)

Matt & Kimberly : A Love Story (Part 3)

- Elisa Cool There May Be Something There That Wasn't There Before Matt Bordelon had found everything he was looking for in Kimberly and more... ...

Bounce, Bounce, Plop: Anxious Suitor Fumbles Engagement Ring on Picturesque Footbridge in KC

Bounce, Bounce, Plop: Anxious Suitor Fumbles Engagement Ring on Picturesque Footbridge in KC

With his hands sweating and his heart thumping, Seth Dixon became an accidental media star early this week when he fumbled a diamond engagement ring ...

Wildly Divergent Hues Are the Stars of Pantone's Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring 2018

Wildly Divergent Hues Are the Stars of Pantone's Fashion Color Trend Report for Spring 2018

Wildly divergent hues unbounded by traditional guidelines, seasonal borders or gender norms are the stars of Pantone's Fashion Color Trend Report for the spring of ...

Category 4 Hurricane Irma Fails to Thwart Tulsa Man's Key West Surprise Marriage Proposal

Category 4 Hurricane Irma Fails to Thwart Tulsa Man's Key West Surprise Marriage Proposal

Months ago, Tulsa native Russ Dugger scheduled a romantic vacation to scenic Key West, Fla., where he planned to surprise his girlfriend, Nadia Kyrylova, with ...

De Beers Makes Largest Investment in Diamond Marketing Since 2008; Spending Set at $140 Million

De Beers Makes Largest Investment in Diamond Marketing Since 2008; Spending Set at $140 Million

Millennial shoppers will have diamond jewelry on their minds this holiday season thanks, in part, to a huge marketing push by the De Beers Group, ...

Matt & Kimberly  : A Love Story (Part 2)

Matt & Kimberly : A Love Story (Part 2)

When Matt met Kimberly she did not seem that into him. “She wasn’t like the girls I’d previously dated. So I thought challenge accepted,” says Matt... and what a challenge it would prove to be.

Lost for 9 Years, Diamond Engagement Ring Pried From a Gap in an Italian Sidewalk

Lost for 9 Years, Diamond Engagement Ring Pried From a Gap in an Italian Sidewalk

The picturesque town of San Marco dei Cavoti in southern Italy is now world famous for two things: 1) the delightful honey-and-nut confection known as ...

98-Carat Bismarck Sapphire Was a Honeymoon Gift From the Wealthiest Man in America

98-Carat Bismarck Sapphire Was a Honeymoon Gift From the Wealthiest Man in America

In 1926, at the age of 53, American tycoon Harrison Williams married Mona Bush, a divorcée 24 years his junior. Aboard his 250-foot yacht, the ...

Matt & Kimberly : A Love Story (Part 1)

Matt & Kimberly : A Love Story (Part 1)

15 years ago, a bright spirited girl named Kimberly Varnado sat, pen in hand, hair in ponytail, describing her perfect man. Little did she know that just a handful of miles upstate in Bunkie, Louisiana, that young man was celebrating his 14th birthday.

Apollo Astronaut Nearly Lost His Wedding Ring in Space — Fact or Fiction?

Apollo Astronaut Nearly Lost His Wedding Ring in Space — Fact or Fiction?

Former Apollo astronaut Charles “Charlie” Moss Duke Jr. loves to tell the story about how fellow astronaut Ken Mattingly nearly lost his wedding ring in ...

Guggenheim Museum's Fully Functional 18-Karat Toilet, 'America,' Will Have Its Final Flush on Sept. 15

Guggenheim Museum's Fully Functional 18-Karat Toilet, 'America,' Will Have Its Final Flush on Sept. 15

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City is about to close the lid on its fully functional 18-karat gold toilet, with the final ...

Artie the Police Dog Sniffs Out Missing Diamond Four Days After It Was Lost

Artie the Police Dog Sniffs Out Missing Diamond Four Days After It Was Lost

Artie the Police Dog used his super sniffer to locate an engagement diamond for a New England couple — four days after it was lost. ...

'Fight of the Century' Victor Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earns 'Priceless' Money Belt Encrusted With 4,260 Gems

'Fight of the Century' Victor Floyd Mayweather Jr. Earns 'Priceless' Money Belt Encrusted With 4,260 Gems

When professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated UFC star Conor McGregor by TKO Saturday night in what was billed as "the fight of the century," ...

Survey: Millennial Women Prefer 'The Real Deal' When Buying Diamonds and Luxury Items

Survey: Millennial Women Prefer 'The Real Deal' When Buying Diamonds and Luxury Items

Despite being tempted by a retail environment flush with fast fashion and unlimited choices, millennial women would prefer to adhere to the maxim of "buy ...

Experiment Supports Theory That 'Diamond Showers' Take Place on Uranus and Neptune

Experiment Supports Theory That 'Diamond Showers' Take Place on Uranus and Neptune

At Stanford University, an international team of scientists finally simulated the "shower of diamonds" that they believe is taking place deep within Uranus and Neptune. ...

70-Carat Asscher-Cut Diamond Stars at Model's Fairytale Wedding to Russian Billionaire

70-Carat Asscher-Cut Diamond Stars at Model's Fairytale Wedding to Russian Billionaire

Model Ksenia Tsaritsina's fairytale wedding to Russian billionaire Aleksey Shapovalov included a "suspended" eight-tier cake, illuminated dance floor, two bridal dresses, live pop-star entertainment and ...

'Diamond Ring Effect' Will Add Excitement to Today's 'Great American Eclipse'

'Diamond Ring Effect' Will Add Excitement to Today's 'Great American Eclipse'

Today, the Great American Eclipse will be visible to nearly everybody in North America, but those of us lucky enough to be viewing from a ...

For the Third Time in Five Years, Carrot Pops From a Veggie Patch Wearing Bridal Jewelry

For the Third Time in Five Years, Carrot Pops From a Veggie Patch Wearing Bridal Jewelry

So, what's the deal with bridal jewelry and root vegetables? For the third time in a little more than five years, the internet is abuzz ...

Shocking 'Pavlok' Bracelet Is Designed to Break You of Your Bad Habits

Shocking 'Pavlok' Bracelet Is Designed to Break You of Your Bad Habits

Five years ago, chronic procrastinator Maneesh Sethi hired a woman via Craigslist to slap him in the face any time he strayed off task. The ...

Fort McMurray Man Reunited With Wedding Ring After It Was Pulled From the Sorting Line at Municipal Landfill

Fort McMurray Man Reunited With Wedding Ring After It Was Pulled From the Sorting Line at Municipal Landfill

A Fort McMurray man was reunited with his beloved wedding ring — just in time for his 10th anniversary — after it was spotted by ...

Injured Officer Recruits University of Kentucky Police to Assist With Traffic-Stop Marriage Proposal

Injured Officer Recruits University of Kentucky Police to Assist With Traffic-Stop Marriage Proposal

A retired law-enforcement officer who was dragged nearly 20 feet and run over while attempting an arrest 13 months ago is now the happiest guy ...

Rachel Lindsay Accepts 3-Carat Diamond Ring From Bryan Abasolo During 'Bachelorette' Finale

Rachel Lindsay Accepts 3-Carat Diamond Ring From Bryan Abasolo During 'Bachelorette' Finale

A full season of suspenseful rose ceremonies culminated Monday night in "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay accepting a marriage proposal from Bryan Abasolo, along with a stunning ...

Don't Miss This: The Sun Will Morph Into a Diamond Ring on August 21

Don't Miss This: The Sun Will Morph Into a Diamond Ring on August 21

On Monday, August 21, skygazers from Salem, Ore., to Charleston, S.C., will see a rare total solar eclipse and — for just a brief moment ...

Found in Only One Location on Earth, Tanzanite Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Found in Only One Location on Earth, Tanzanite Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

It was exactly 50 years ago when a prospector named Manuel d’Souza got his first look at a cluster of intense blue crystals that had ...

MIT's 'Living Jewelry' Is the High-Tech Version of Mexico's Maquech Beetle

MIT's 'Living Jewelry' Is the High-Tech Version of Mexico's Maquech Beetle

With a nod to the Maquech Brooch — a live beetle jewelry accessory famous on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula — students at MIT have invented tiny ...

Russian Mining Giant Trumpets Its Big-Diamond Cutting Prowess With the Unveiling of the 51-Carat 'Dynasty'

Russian Mining Giant Trumpets Its Big-Diamond Cutting Prowess With the Unveiling of the 51-Carat 'Dynasty'

Russian mining giant Alrosa trumpeted its big-diamond cutting prowess with the unveiling of The Dynasty, a 51.38-carat round brilliant-cut sparkler. The 57-facet, D-color, VVS1 gem ...

Spinel — the New August Birthstone — Has Been Fooling Royalty for Centuries

Spinel — the New August Birthstone — Has Been Fooling Royalty for Centuries

Fourteen months ago, the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) and Jewelers of America (JA) announced that spinel — the great imposter — would be joining ...

Hawaii’s Amazing Green Beach Is Blanketed With Olivine Crystals Eroded From an Ancient Volcanic Formation

Hawaii’s Amazing Green Beach Is Blanketed With Olivine Crystals Eroded From an Ancient Volcanic Formation

Imagine walking barefoot on a blanket of sparkling green sand that owes its astounding color to olivine crystals eroded from an ancient volcanic formation and ...

Ultra-Rare 2.11-Carat Fancy Red Diamond Headlines 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

Ultra-Rare 2.11-Carat Fancy Red Diamond Headlines 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

An ultra-rare, 2.11-carat, fancy red diamond known as the Argyle Everglow headlines the 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender – an annual showcase of the rarest ...

Music Friday: Tim McGraw's Girlfriend Has an Eye for Things That Glitter in 'Just to See You Smile'

Music Friday: Tim McGraw's Girlfriend Has an Eye for Things That Glitter in 'Just to See You Smile'

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

Maine Man Gets to Propose All Over Again After Rescuing Engagement Ring From Under a Waterfall

Maine Man Gets to Propose All Over Again After Rescuing Engagement Ring From Under a Waterfall

So, you thought finding a needle in a haystack was tough. How about finding a diamond engagement ring at the bottom of a cascading — ...

'Jake the Diamond Dog' Shines at Minor League Ballparks From Coast to Coast

'Jake the Diamond Dog' Shines at Minor League Ballparks From Coast to Coast

For the past 27 years, a succession of golden retrievers — each playing the role of "Jake The Diamond Dog" — have delighted minor league ...

Tour de France Cyclist Cyril Gautier Proposes to His Girlfriend on Live TV During the Last Leg of 2,500-Mile Race

Tour de France Cyclist Cyril Gautier Proposes to His Girlfriend on Live TV During the Last Leg of 2,500-Mile Race

On Sunday, after 21 days and 2,500 grueling miles, British road racing cyclist Chris Froome got to hold aloft the coveted Tour de France trophy ...

Family's Legacy Lives On as Grandma's Diamond Ring Survives Apartment Blaze

Family's Legacy Lives On as Grandma's Diamond Ring Survives Apartment Blaze

Last month, Wisconsin resident Destinee Fitzgerald woke up a bit earlier than usual to check the time on her cell phone. She became terrified when ...

Music Friday: 'Diamonds Ate the Radio' in Coldplay's 'Aliens' — a Song to Support Refugees

Music Friday: 'Diamonds Ate the Radio' in Coldplay's 'Aliens' — a Song to Support Refugees

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you exciting new songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Coldplay introduces ...

Choreographer With All the Right Moves Proposes During Dance Routine; Video Goes Viral

Choreographer With All the Right Moves Proposes During Dance Routine; Video Goes Viral

In a video that's become an instant sensation on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, choreographer and dancer Phil Wright proposed to his shocked girlfriend, Ashley Liai, ...

Lucara's 1,109-Carat Rough Diamond May Be Too Big to Sell; Will Mining Company Carve It Up?

Lucara's 1,109-Carat Rough Diamond May Be Too Big to Sell; Will Mining Company Carve It Up?

When the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona failed to meet its reserve price at Sotheby's London in June of 2016, the disappointing result was the first ...

Russian Luxury Brand Introduces Solid Gold Fidget Spinner; Price Tag: 999,000 Rubles

Russian Luxury Brand Introduces Solid Gold Fidget Spinner; Price Tag: 999,000 Rubles

A Russian luxury brand famous for its blinged-out, over-the-top iPhones and accessories has just introduced a solid gold version of the world's most popular toy ...

52 Years Ago: Gold's Amazing Properties Earns It a Trip With NASA to The Final Frontier

52 Years Ago: Gold's Amazing Properties Earns It a Trip With NASA to The Final Frontier

When astronaut Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, the visor of his helmet was plated ...

Music Friday: Brandon Heath Seeks Help From the Almighty to Set His 'Diamond' Free

Music Friday: Brandon Heath Seeks Help From the Almighty to Set His 'Diamond' Free

Welcome to Music Friday when we often shine the spotlight on inspirational songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, ...

Actress Vivien Leigh's Jewelry and Other Personal Items to Hit Sotheby's Auction Block in September

Actress Vivien Leigh's Jewelry and Other Personal Items to Hit Sotheby's Auction Block in September

Gone with the Wind fans will get a fascinating glimpse at "the real, and unexpected, Vivien Leigh" when Sotheby's London brings to auction 250 of ...

Rose Gold Is a Rising Star, But How Does the Precious Metal Get Its Blush?

Rose Gold Is a Rising Star, But How Does the Precious Metal Get Its Blush?

It's been a symbol of "tech luxury" since the Apple Watch arrived in 2014 and the metal of choice for Pinterest's most-pinned engagement ring style ...

23-Carat Carmen Lúcia Ruby Is One of the World's Most Extraordinary Examples of July's Birthstone

23-Carat Carmen Lúcia Ruby Is One of the World's Most Extraordinary Examples of July's Birthstone

Since 2004, visitors to the National Gem and Mineral Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., have marveled at the ...

Manitoba Woman Harnesses Power of Facebook to Find Owner of a Diamond Ring Found in West Hawk Lake

Manitoba Woman Harnesses Power of Facebook to Find Owner of a Diamond Ring Found in West Hawk Lake

Manitoba native Courtney Johnson is harnessing the power of Facebook to find the rightful owner of a three-stone diamond ring her boyfriend found in West ...

Music Friday: Blinged-Out Coconut Crab Is 'Shiny' in Disney's Animated 2016 Blockbuster, 'Moana'

Music Friday: Blinged-Out Coconut Crab Is 'Shiny' in Disney's Animated 2016 Blockbuster, 'Moana'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a giant treasure-hoarding ...

Baseball's True Holy Grail: Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series Ring Sells for $2.1 Million

Baseball's True Holy Grail: Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series Ring Sells for $2.1 Million

Babe Ruth's 1927 World Series ring marking his record-breaking season playing for what is universally considered the best baseball team in history fetched $2.1 million ...

UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years

UK Treasure Hunters Unearth Four Golden Torcs Dating Back 2,500 Years

Two buddies with a passion for treasure hunting unearthed four 2,500-year-old golden torcs within the parish of Leekfrith (pop. 363) in the English countryside. The ...

Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams

Jewelry Collection of Celebrated Author Jackie Collins to Hit the Auction Block at Bonhams

One thousand lots from the estate of celebrated author Jackie Collins — including a 6.04-carat pear-shaped diamond — will hit the auction block on May ...

McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets

McMatch Made in Heaven: Man Pops the Question With Ring Hidden in Box of Chicken McNuggets

When Lincoln, Ill., native Kristian Helton was plotting the perfect way to propose to girlfriend Karsyn Long on Valentine's Day, he knew that McDonald's Chicken ...

'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards

'Real Is Rare. Real Is a Diamond' Commercial Shares Limelight During Last Night's Academy Awards

More than 30 million viewers tuning into the 89th annual Academy Awards last night got their first glimpse of "Runaways," the second in a series ...

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up'

Music Friday: Ed Sheeran Carves a Heart Pendant for His Girlfriend in the 2011 Love Song, 'Wake Me Up'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you wonderful songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Ed Sheeran carves ...

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib

Minnesota Twins Pitcher Phil Hughes Has 24-Karat Aspirations for His Surgically Removed Rib

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes shook up the internet last week when he hinted that he's seriously considering transforming his surgically removed rib into a ...

Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June

Museum-Quality Collection of North Carolina-Sourced Star Rubies to Hit the Auction Block in June

Sourced in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina, four museum-quality star rubies weighing a total of 342 carats will hit the auction block at Guernsey’s ...

Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot

Average Bridal Couple Spent $6,163 on Engagement Ring in 2016, Reports The Knot

The average bridal couple in the U.S. spent $6,163 on the engagement ring in 2016 — an increase of 5% compared to 2015, according to ...

Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot

Woman Sinks Half-Court Shot, Wins $500 and Gets a Surprise Marriage Proposal From Dunkin' Donuts Mascot

Upstate New York resident Erin Tobin just had her best day ever. She achieved instant fame when she banked in a half-court shot at a ...