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Gemfields Unveils 'Inkalamu,' A 5,655-carat Zambian Emerald Crystal With Remarkable Color And Clarity

Gemfields Unveils 'Inkalamu,' A 5,655-carat Zambian Emerald Crystal With Remarkable Color And Clarity
On Monday, Gemfields unveiled "Inkalamu," a 5,655-carat Zambian emerald crystal with remarkable clarity and a perfectly balanced golden green hue. ...

Marie Antoinette's Prized Pearls To Be Auctioned At Sotheby's Geneva On Nov. 14

Marie Antoinette's Prized Pearls To Be Auctioned At Sotheby's Geneva On Nov. 14
With a revolution raging in France in March 1791, Queen Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI prepared for their escape. The queen spent an evening c...

Vibrant Red 'Whitney Flame Topaz' Joins The Smithsonian's National Gem Collection

Vibrant Red 'Whitney Flame Topaz' Joins The Smithsonian's National Gem Collection
An extraordinarily rare 48.86-carat vibrant red topaz is the newest member of the Smithsonian's National Gem Collection. The teardrop-shaped gem, w...

12th 100-plus-carat Diamond Of 2018 Establishes New Record For Letšeng Mine In Lesotho

12th 100-plus-carat Diamond Of 2018 Establishes New Record For Letšeng Mine In Lesotho
Back in January, Gem Diamonds announced the discovery of a gem-quality, 910-carat diamond at its Letšeng Mine. The D-color, Type IIa stone — which ...

Mined In Ancient Times On The Island Of Topazios, Peridot Was Originally Called 'Topazion'

Mined In Ancient Times On The Island Of Topazios, Peridot Was Originally Called 'Topazion'
Here's a fun piece of trivia regarding peridot, August's popular yellowish-green birthstone. According to the Smithsonian, peridot was first discov...

Experts Say We've Reached 'peak Gold' As New Deposits Become Harder And Harder To Find

Experts Say We've Reached 'peak Gold' As New Deposits Become Harder And Harder To Find
Precious-metals experts are claiming that the world is at "peak gold," the critical point when the amount of gold mined out of the earth will begin...

For $145 Million, You Can Pop The Question While Orbiting The Dark Side Of The Moon

For $145 Million, You Can Pop The Question While Orbiting The Dark Side Of The Moon
Starting in 2022, the French ApoteoSurprise agency will be offering a week-long "Marriage Proposal Around the Moon," which will literally launch co...

All-star Cast Of 10 Super-size Diamonds From Prolific Karowe Mine Yields $32.5 Million

All-star Cast Of 10 Super-size Diamonds From Prolific Karowe Mine Yields $32.5 Million
An all-star cast of 10 diamonds weighing a total of 1,453.06 carats yielded $32.5 million at Lucara Diamond Corp.'s "12th Exceptional Stone Tender"...

Rockefeller Jewelry Collection Far Outperforms Pre-sale Estimates At Christie's New York

Rockefeller Jewelry Collection Far Outperforms Pre-sale Estimates At Christie's New York
In 1940, billionaire banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller married Margaret "Peggy" McGrath, and during their 56-year marriage the couple col...

This Blinged-out $1.9 Million Harley-davidson Is The Most Expensive Motorcycle In The World

This Blinged-out $1.9 Million Harley-davidson Is The Most Expensive Motorcycle In The World
Luxury Swiss watch and jewelry brand Bucherer has teamed up with Harley-Davidson customizer Bündnerbike to create the blingiest, most expensive mot...

Royal Wedding Report: All Eyes Were On Meghan Markle’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara

Royal Wedding Report: All Eyes Were On Meghan Markle’s Diamond Bandeau Tiara
An estimated 3 billion people worldwide tuned in Saturday to see American Meghan Markle tie the knot with Prince Harry of Wales, and much of the bu...

Lesotho Legend — Fifth-largest Gem-quality Diamond Ever Mined — Sells For $40 Million

Lesotho Legend — Fifth-largest Gem-quality Diamond Ever Mined — Sells For $40 Million
The colossal 910-carat diamond recovered from the Letšeng mine in January was sold on Monday for $40 million. Dubbed the "Lesotho Legend" to honor ...