February 2, 2021

Lucara strikes again: 378 ct diamond at Karowe

Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) has unearthed an unbroken 378-carat white gem-quality rock, the second major stone found so far this year at the company’s prolific Karowe mine in Botswana. The […]
August 27, 2020

The Diamond Story

From formation to fine jewelry, natural diamonds have come a long way to become the heirloom you love today.   About one to three billion years […]
December 30, 2019

What your colored engagement ring means

Shine bright like a yellow diamond? But actually. Your S.O. knew that if he or she liked it they should put a colored ring on it. Gemstones in […]
November 18, 2019

10 Victims of the HOPE DIAMOND Curse

by Stacy Conradt – Mentafloss.com On September 11, 1792, the Hope Diamond was stolen from the house that stored the crown jewels. It’s a pretty fascinating […]
September 12, 2019

100-Carat Yellow Diamond Expected to Fetch $5M-$6M

Hong Kong—The Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn sale will highlight the works of one contemporary jewelry visionary. Chinese high jeweler Anna Hu has […]
July 5, 2019

To Catch a Thief, There’s DNA Spray

New York—The company behind the fine, harmless mist that’s been deployed to deter and detain thieves in Europe for a decade is making a push into […]
April 2, 2019
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US$8M Twin-Stone Fancy Blue Diamond

Christie’s spring sale of magnificent jewels will offer a variety of colorless diamonds, colored diamonds, and gemstones, along with important signed pieces from private collections. The […]
March 25, 2019
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161 carat Diamond Rough

Gem Diamonds has recovered a 161-carat rough stone, the first over 100 carats it has reported this year. It found the high-quality, white, type IIa diamond […]
October 15, 2018

A Brief History of Diamonds

How Did Diamonds Form? Scientists have found evidence that diamonds formed in several ways. Around 90 miles (145 km) below the surface in areas of the Earth’s mantle, […]