Skip to Main Content

The Jeweler Blog

Lucara Unveils 470-Carat Diamond From Botswana’s Prolific Karowe Mine

Lucara Unveils 470-Carat Diamond From Botswana’s Prolific Karowe Mine

And the gigantic diamonds just keep coming… Lucara just released details about a 470-carat top light brown diamond — the latest high-profile discovery from its ...

Gold Coin That Shouldn’t Have Seen the Light of Day Fetches $18.9MM at Sotheby’s

Gold Coin That Shouldn’t Have Seen the Light of Day Fetches $18.9MM at Sotheby’s

A Depression-Era $20 gold coin that wasn’t meant to see the light of day became the world’s most valuable coin last week when it was ...

Smithsonian’s Hope Diamond Display to Reopen June 18 After Being Shuttered for 461 Days

Smithsonian’s Hope Diamond Display to Reopen June 18 After Being Shuttered for 461 Days

The gallery housing the Hope Diamond at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, will finally reopen to the public Friday, June ...

Celestial Bling: Here’s Why Solar Eclipses Sometimes Look Like Bridal Jewelry

Celestial Bling: Here’s Why Solar Eclipses Sometimes Look Like Bridal Jewelry

In August of 2017, the “Great American Eclipse” introduced astronomy enthusiasts to a phenomenon called the “Diamond Ring Effect.” On Thursday of last week, a ...

Tampa Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring Lost in the Surf for Six Days

Tampa Treasure Hunters Recover Engagement Ring Lost in the Surf for Six Days

After six days of scouring the surf at Egmont Key on Florida’s Gulf Coast, a brokenhearted Isliany Rawshdeh was nearly ready to give up her ...

54-Carat ‘Chrysler Diamond’ Edges Out ‘Dancing Sun’ As Top Lot at Christie’s NY

54-Carat ‘Chrysler Diamond’ Edges Out ‘Dancing Sun’ As Top Lot at Christie’s NY

Framed by an oversized graphic of New York City’s iconic Chrysler Building, auctioneer Rahul Kadakia slammed his hammer down to close out the bidding on ...

39-Carat Blue Diamond Is the Latest ‘Exceptional’ Gem From the Celebrated Cullinan Mine

39-Carat Blue Diamond Is the Latest ‘Exceptional’ Gem From the Celebrated Cullinan Mine

Classified as “exceptional” for both its color and clarity, a 39.34-carat blue diamond recently recovered at the celebrated Cullinan mine in South Africa is likely ...

San Diego Padres’ ‘Swagg Chain’ Honors Home Run Hitters and Player of the Game

San Diego Padres’ ‘Swagg Chain’ Honors Home Run Hitters and Player of the Game

Borrowing an idea from college football’s Miami Hurricanes, the San Diego Padres recently unveiled the “Swagg Chain,” a 10-inch tall, two-inch thick pendant emblazoned with ...

Music Friday: A Polished Diamond Is Feeling Kinda Rough in Heart’s ‘There’s the Girl’

Music Friday: A Polished Diamond Is Feeling Kinda Rough in Heart’s ‘There’s the Girl’

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

Largest Diamond Ever Mined in North America to Hit the Auction Block at Christie’s NY

Largest Diamond Ever Mined in North America to Hit the Auction Block at Christie’s NY

We were there when the largest rough diamond ever mined in North America — the “552” — made its final public appearance at Phillips auction ...

June’s Birthstone: These Pearls Were a 1840 Presidential Gift From the Imam of Muscat

June’s Birthstone: These Pearls Were a 1840 Presidential Gift From the Imam of Muscat

Back in April 1840, the ship Sultanee arrived in New York Harbor loaded with exotic gifts for President Martin Van Buren. The valuable offerings included ...

73-Carat ‘Sienna Star’ Earns Top Billing at Sotheby’s Upcoming Magnificent Jewels Sale

73-Carat ‘Sienna Star’ Earns Top Billing at Sotheby’s Upcoming Magnificent Jewels Sale

“The Sienna Star,” a 73.11-carat fancy vivid yellow diamond, is being promoted as the top lot at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale in New York City ...