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Christie’s to Auction Largest Orange Diamond

It was announced that Christie’s will auction the world’s largest orange diamond next month. The pear-shaped stone is classified as vivid orange and weighs 14.82 carats. It features VS1 clarity. Many are speculating that this striking diamond is to sell … Continue reading

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‘Pink Star’ Diamond to be Auctioned

On November 13, Sotheby’s will be auctioning one of the most expensive diamonds in the world. The Pink Star weighs an impressive 59.60 carats and will be the highlight of the show. It is estimated to sell for $60 million. … Continue reading

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Would You Buy Kim Kardashian’s Cursed Engagement Ring?

If you loved Kim Kardashian’s engagement ring, it could be yours! The marriage of Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries only lasted 72 days, but the legend of Kim Kardashian’s engagement ring lives on. It has come to the attention of … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s to Auction Rare Blue Diamond

October 7 marks Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale, which will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre as part of their twice-yearly auction series. At the center of the auction, a rare blue diamond … Continue reading

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NY Jewelers Not Disclosing Clarity Enhanced Diamonds ABC News Finds

I had my blog idea all planned and ready to write, but last night as I was crawling into bed, I flipped on the television.  The channel was on ABC (as I watch Good Morning, America while I’m getting ready … Continue reading

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Diamond Education – The Diamond Pipeline

The path that a diamond travels begins with its formation deep within the earth, then is mined and cut into finished jewelry, and then sold to the public. The long journey from mine to consumer is essential to understanding diamond … Continue reading

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101.73 Carat Diamond Sets Record at Christie’s Auction

Christie’s Geneva sale of fine jewels on Wednesday May 16, 2013 included a huge pear-shaped loose diamond that weighs a shocking 101.73 carats.  The rare gem took a staggering 21 months to polish and is a D colored and flawless … Continue reading

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17 Arrested in Connection to Brussels Diamond Heist

In February, over $50 million worth of diamonds were stolen from a Brussels runway in one of the largest jewelry heists in history.  Since the incident, 17 people have been arrested after coordinated raids have taken place by police in … Continue reading

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Rare Blue Diamond Ring Sets Record Price

The ‘Trombino’ ring originally made by Bvlgari set a new world record with the last week.  The rare blue diamond ring sold of an impressive $9.5 million, or $1.8 million per carat.  The previous record for a blue diamond was … Continue reading

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2.10 Carat Diamond Found at Crater of Diamonds State Park

Andrea Murphy of Gentry, Arkansas visited the Crater of Diamonds State Park with her family to celebrate her birthday.  Crater of Diamonds State Park is located in Murfreesboro, Arkansas.  Since the diamond is the birthstone of April, isn’t it fitting … Continue reading

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