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November 1, 2018

Three Minuscule Moon Rocks Expected to Sell for $1 Million at Sotheby’s Auction

Three tiny moon rocks brought to the Earth by Soviet cosmonauts in 1970 are expected to fetch upwards of $1 million when they hit the auction block at Sotheby's New York on November 29. The specimens weigh approximately .07 carats combined, so their per-carat tally could reach a staggering $14.3 million. By comparison, the highest […]

October 31, 2018

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. The carat weight is equivalent to 1.1 kg or 2.5 lbs. Inkalamu, which means the "Lion Emerald" in the regional Bemba language, was discovered at the Kagem mine on October 2 by geologist Debapriya Rakshit […]

October 30, 2018

600 Akoya Cultured Pearls Adorn the $400,000 Tournament of Roses Crown

Adorned with 600 cultured pearls and valued at $400,000, the bejeweled Tournament of Roses crown was placed on the head of 17-year-old Louise Deser Siskel during a coronation ceremony last Tuesday evening at the Pasadena Playhouse in Southern California. The newly crowned Rose Queen will lead the 130th edition of the Tournament of Roses Parade […]

October 29, 2018

Vancouver Man Spells Out Halloween-Themed Marriage Proposal Using 640 Pumpkins

Justine Aichelberger and Jesse Seads met at a Halloween party seven years ago, so when the young man was plotting a surprise marriage proposal recently, he was determined to include pumpkins — many pumpkins — in his plan. Seads had arranged for his girlfriend to "win" an aerial tour for two over Vancouver Island. Once […]

October 25, 2018

Artist Trevor Paglen Is About to Launch a ‘Diamond’ the Size of Two School Buses Into Low-Earth Orbit

A diamond-shaped reflective balloon the size of two school buses will be delivered into low-Earth orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in mid-November. Visible from the Earth without the aid of a telescope, the "The Orbital Reflector" by artist Trevor Paglen will appear as bright as a star in the Big Dipper. The diamond […]

October 24, 2018

Made Famous by Marilyn Monroe, ‘Moon of Baroda’ Diamond to Hit the Auction Block in Hong Kong

Hollywood starlet Marilyn Monroe sang "Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend" and wore the 24-carat Moon of Baroda diamond while promoting the Howard Hawks film Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in 1953. "It’s gorgeous!" Monroe gasped when she first set eyes on the pear-shaped, VS2, canary yellow stone. It was the largest diamond she ever wore in […]

October 23, 2018

Golden State Warriors Unveil the First-Ever Reversible Championship Rings

The Golden State Warriors kicked off a new season with a ring ceremony last Tuesday to commemorate their 2017-18 championship run, and as expected, they’re opulent. The rings’ most interesting feature is the reversible top, the first-of-its-kind for a championship ring. The head of the ring, which can be completely detached from its band, has […]

October 18, 2018

Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Return to the Smithsonian After 18-Month Hiatus and Rejuvenating Facelift

They're back! The iconic ruby slippers made famous by actress Judy Garland in the landmark 1939 film The Wizard of Oz return to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., this Friday after an 18-month hiatus and rejuvenating facelift. Since they were first exhibited in 1979, Dorothy's Ruby Slippers had been a top attraction, but environmental factors, […]

October 17, 2018

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 carefully wrapping her most precious jewels in cotton and then packed them neatly into a wooden chest. The diamond, ruby and pearl treasures were secretly shipped to Vienna in the […]

October 16, 2018

NYC’s Central Park Feted as the Most Popular Place in the World to Pop the Question

New York City's Central Park — the verdant oasis of majestic trees, rolling lawns and bass-stocked ponds just steps away from the bustling metropolis — has been named by Celebrity Cruises as the most popular place in the world to pop the question. The company analyzed more than one million Instagram posts from the past 12 […]