Monthly Archives: June 2011

Elizabeth Taylor’s Diamonds to be Auctioned after World Tour

Elizabeth Taylor’s belongings left behind are to be auctioned after taking a tour around the world.  The auctions are being scheduled to start in December 2011 and will be hosted by Christie’s.  The classic Hollywood star has left behind some … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch Warns Against Buying Diamonds from Zimbabwe

Human Rights Watch is asking consumers, nations and businesses to avoid in dealing Zimbabwe diamonds.  “Governments and companies should repudiate the decision and refuse Zimbabwean diamonds until the participants in the Kimberley Process can make a clear decision about the … Continue reading

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Push Presents – New Trend is Not Just for Rich Celebrities Anymore

Push Presents. It appears more and more in the news, the fabulous diamond encrusted celebratory gifts given to mothers for the successful delivery of a child.  Mariah Carey received a white and rose gold necklace studded with diamonds and pink … Continue reading

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Hugh Hefner Insists that Crystal Harris Keep the 3 1/2 Carat Ring Gift in Break Up

Hugh Hefner has been taking the breakup between him and ex-fiancee Crystal Harris quite well.  The famous Playboy king has even insisted on Harris keeping her $90,000 engagement ring. The ring itself is a 3 ½ carat brilliant-cut diamond set … Continue reading

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Kim Kardashian’s Fabulous Engagement Ring is 20.5 Carats Big

Kim Kardashian is often known for her extravagant fabulousness.  On May 18, 2011 she received a stunning 20.5 carat diamond engagement ring from Kris Humphries, Power Forward for the NBA New Jersey Nets.  Kris proposed to her in what is … Continue reading

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Kimberly Process Faces Tumultuous Uproars over Negotiations with Zimbabwe

The Kimberly Process is under fire from all sides and within as the Zimbabwe leaders and ministers, outside observers, and members from within argue and cannot come to an agreement on the state of the Marange Mines. At Thursday’s negotiations, … Continue reading

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Sotheby Diamond Auctions Continue in Economic Downturn

Sotheby’s, one of the world’s oldest auction houses, reports strong and continuing growth in the sales and interest in high quality diamond jewelry.  Despite the world’s economic downturn, high society has been increasingly investing in fine jewelry auctions. Sotheby’s reports … Continue reading

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New York Man Makes Living Urban Mining for Diamonds and Gold

The New York Post reports that area man, Raffi Stepanian, has been making a living as a prospector mining for gold, diamonds, gems, and other precious metals around the Diamond District. On his expeditions, Stepanian is equipped with a butter … Continue reading

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Green Bay Packers Championship Ring Packs in 3.35 Carats of Diamonds

Amist the NFL lockout, the Green Bay Packers gathered for a private celebration to accept their championship rings for Super Bowl XLV.  This championship ring nearly trumps all past championship rings with its massive 3.35 total carat weight in diamonds.  … Continue reading

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Naomi Campbell testifies in Blood Diamond trial against Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor, the 22nd President of Liberia, is caught in a scandal that is worthy of a Hollywood Blockbuster movie plot.  The former president is believed to have ties with the rebel group, Revolutionary United Front, during the Sierra Leone … Continue reading

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