Diamonds

Rihanna’s ultra-glam jewelry collab with Chopard launches today, but it costs more than rent

Rihanna’s transition from musician to mogul is happening right before our eyes. Ri’s ability to shut down a runway or werk a stage is no surprise, …

Fashion

Selling blood diamonds is as simple as a Facebook post and a WhatsApp message

Finding the black market pushing blood diamonds is as simple as logging on to Facebook.<p>Since the chaos of a 2013 coup in the Central African Republic, conflict diamonds have become a key source of income for both sides of the ongoing conflict, according to a report by Global Witness, published on …

Africa

Diamond Yoda pendant to be auctioned

This Yoda pendant listed by Heritage Auctions "features full-cut yellow and near colorless diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.00 carats, …

Jewelry

The ‘Monster’ Looking to Disrupt Man-Made Diamond Marketing

Last year, the Riam Group, a company that has been in the mined diamond business for nearly eight decades, brought a new product to market--a line of …

Trends

Singapore commodity exchange trials diamonds on the blockchain

Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange (SDiX), the world’s first commodity exchange in physically set...

Banking

Fancy Colour Diamonds

It is said that just one in every 10,000 natural diamonds can be classed as a fancy colour diamond.<p>Exceptional diamond colour can be traced to the …

Jewelry

Are Diamonds Really Forever?

<b>Q. Will a diamond look the same in a billion years? What happens to these giant carbon molecules over very long periods of time?</b><p><b>A.</b> It depends on where the diamond spends those years, said George E. Harlow, a gem curator at the American Museum of Natural History, who is also an adjunct senior …

Chemistry

Patriots rings have 283 diamonds

And there it is. When seeing the box last night containing the new Super Bowl rings to be distributed to the New England Patriots, the jokes emerged …

New England Patriots

The Brilliant Science of Diamonds

Diamonds are extraordinary in the world of physics for the way they slow down light<p>A few weeks ago, a small pink rock was sold for $71.2 million. It’s a staggering amount of money—enough to buy a few mansions and a very shiny yacht, with plenty of spare change for a space tourist ticket to orbit …

Science

Diamonds Reveal Secrets of the Earth

Diamonds Reveal Secrets of the EarthTeeny tiny minerals locked inside diamonds tell scientists about Earth’s early history.Diamonds Reveal Secrets of …

Earth

Anjali Bhimrajka Fine Jewels

A luxury label and design house known for its custom-made jewellery, Anjali Bhimrajka Fine Jewels is synonymous with meticulous craftsmanship. …

Jewelry

Diacolor – Fine Contemporary Jewels

As a third-generation jeweller, Rishabh Tongya ventured into jewellery retail seamlessly from his family’s manufacturing and trading business in …

Jewelry

Diamond ring purchased for $13 as costume jewelry sells for $848K

<b>(CNN) —</b> A diamond ring purchased for ‎£10 ($13) has sold for £656,750 ($847,667) -- roughly double its initial estimated value of £250,000 ($325,000) to £350,000 ($456,000) -- at the Sotheby's Fine Jewels auction in London last night.<p>The 26-carat ring was first purchased in the 1980s by an …

Jewelry

Hold Onto Your Hats: This $13 Dollar Diamond Ring Just Sold for Nearly $900,000 at a London Auction

Just another day at a jewelry auction, or is it? A diamond ring that was originally purchased for £10 ($13) has just been sold for £656,750—that's $847,667 here in the U.S. That's nearly double its estimated value of £250,000 ($325,000) to £350,000 ($456,000). Where was the ring sold, you ask? At …

Jewelry

Report: Wife steals diamonds from factory to give to her husband

Police arrest Haifa couple suspected of stealing hundreds of thousands of NIS worth of diamonds.

Israel

Finally, It’s Back! Diamond Producers Association To Invest $50 Million In Generic Marketing | the Centurion

Las Vegas, NV—The Diamond Producers Association is ready to spend and spend big to ensure the future remains a positive one for diamond jewelry.<p>The …

Millennials

'Magikarp Jump' Friendship Items: Get charcoal and all the best support items

<i>Pokémon: Magikarp Jump</i> tasks you with becoming the very best <i>Magikarp Jump</i> competitor there is, which is apparently a thing in the world of <i>Pokémon</i>. …

Pokémon

A Preview Of Luxury Jewels Being Unveiled For The Upcoming Seasons

There will be no fewer than nine jewelry, gem and watch shows being held during the first week of June in Las Vegas. Nearly all are for the trade and are highly influential in determining the products that will be available at retailers for the second half of the year, including the all-important …

Jewelry

Doped Diamonds Push Practical Quantum Computing Closer to Reality

Good old silicon saves the day.<p>A large team of researchers from MIT, Harvard University, and Sandia National Laboratories has scored a major advance toward building practical quantum computers. The work, which is described in the current <i>Nature Communications</i>, offers a new pathway toward using …

Quantum Mechanics

Tiffany Stock Needs To Cool Down

TIF stock is off about 8% after reporting weak Q1 revenue numbers.<p>At the core of the issue, Millenials in the US aren't buying diamonds.<p>The …

Stocks

Rich Diamonds: We give new life to watches and jewellery

“I completely agree with you: jewellery should be worn, not kept in a jewellery box. By buying from us, you allow pieces to ‘live on’ as it were,” …

Jewelry

Israel Trade Is Dominated By Diamonds

If you have a diamond on your ring finger or have paid to have one put on someone’s ring finger, chances are pretty good you have been supporting U.S.-Israel trade.<p>It was a little more likely a few years ago than today, but I will get to that in a minute.<p>I am writing about diamonds because …

U.S. Census

Diamond ring bought at car boot sale for $13 valued at $456,000

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 26-carat diamond ring, bought for $13 at a London car boot sale (an outdoor market where people sell personal possessions out of their cars) has been valued at up to $456,000. It is set to be sold on June 7 at a Sotheby's auction.<p>The owner bought the ring in the 1980s, thinking it was a …

Archaeology

11 Things You Never Knew About Diamonds

Most of us know that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but there's more to the sparkly rocks than you probably know. In fact, diamond engagement …

Jewelry

3 reasons millennial couples are ditching diamonds

Millennials aren't as interested in buying diamonds as their Baby Boomer counterparts — and an increasingly agitated diamond industry is trying to …

Millennials

De Tournemire Watches Set Really Large Diamonds In The Crystal

What makes me happy about attending Baselworld each year is that despite the utter insanity of the watch industry, there is still room for new watch …

Watches

Moti Ferder - Founder of Lugano Diamonds

Do things differently, don’t follow the path. The trailblazers in every field, whether politics, art, music, science, technology forge their own path.<p>…

Diabetes

The Most Expensive Earrings on Earth Just Sold for $57.4 Million

And they don't even match.<p>These earrings just set the world record for the most expensive pair ever auctioned after being sold for $57.4 million. The blue and pink pear-shaped diamonds, named Apollo and Artemis after the Greek gods, were auctioned off at Sotheby's last night. Although sold …

Jewelry

The Most Expensive Earrings on Earth Just Sold for $57.4 Million

And they don't even match.<p>These earrings just set the world record for the most expensive pair ever auctioned after being sold for $57.4 million. The blue and pink pear-shaped diamonds, named Apollo and Artemis after the Greek gods, were auctioned off at Sotheby's last night. Although sold …

Luxury

11 Things You Never Knew About Diamonds

Most of us know that diamonds are a girl's best friend, but there's more to the sparkly rocks than you probably know. In fact, diamond engagement rings weren't even a popular tradition in the West until the 20th century. Ever heard "a diamond is forever"? Well, the iconic ad was actually created by …

Lifestyle