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Music Friday: Chance Encounter Results in a Marriage Proposal in Brad Paisley's 'We Danced'

Music Friday: Chance Encounter Results in a Marriage Proposal in Brad Paisley's 'We Danced'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you chart-topping songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, a chance after-hours encounter between a bar owner and a patron results in a marriage proposal in Brad Paisley's country hit "We Danced." ...

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887-Carat 'La Gloria' Emerald to Headline Guernsey's NYC Auction of the Marcial de Gomar Collection

887-Carat 'La Gloria' Emerald to Headline Guernsey's NYC Auction of the Marcial de Gomar Collection

An extraordinary 887-carat rough emerald dubbed "La Gloria" is set to headline Guernsey's auction of the Marcial de Gomar Collection on April 12 in New York City. "La Gloria," which is said to be the largest Muzo rough emerald in North America, carries a preliminary ...

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Recycling Center's Jewelry Recovery Story Has a Familiar Ring to It

Recycling Center's Jewelry Recovery Story Has a Familiar Ring to It

For the second time in two months, workers at the Town of Babylon Recycling Center on Long Island have defied all odds by turning up treasured diamond rings among tons of stinky garbage. West Babylon resident Vicky Salzone had accidentally tossed three diamond bands into ...

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This $2,000 Pizza Would Feel Right at Home in One of Our Fine Jewelry Showcases

This $2,000 Pizza Would Feel Right at Home in One of Our Fine Jewelry Showcases

A lower-Manhattan restaurant called Industry Kitchen has created a $2,000 gilded pizza that would feel right at home in one of our fine jewelry showcases. Completely covered in strips of 24-karat gold leaf and sprinkled with 24-karat gold flakes, "The fancy'za" is marketed to the ...

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Guam Soccer Player Gets Yellow Card for Proposing to Girlfriend After Scoring Sensational Bicycle Kick Goal

Guam Soccer Player Gets Yellow Card for Proposing to Girlfriend After Scoring Sensational Bicycle Kick Goal

On the tiny island of Guam, a cold-hearted soccer referee booked a player for celebrating his sensational bicycle kick goal with an on-field marriage proposal. On January 7, NAPA Rovers' striker Ashton Surber was having his best day ever. In the 35th minute of the ...

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Music Friday: 'Our Love Was a Diamond,' Sings Dan Fogelberg in 'Diamonds to Dust'

Music Friday: 'Our Love Was a Diamond,' Sings Dan Fogelberg in 'Diamonds to Dust'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you awesome songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg compares his love to the hardest material known to man in the introspective "Diamonds to Dust." In the song, Fogelberg ...

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Birthstone of the Month: World-Class Example of Spessartine Garnet Seems to Take Flight

Birthstone of the Month: World-Class Example of Spessartine Garnet Seems to Take Flight

January's official birthstone, the wonderfully versatile garnet, comes in a wide array of natural colors, including red, pink, purple, yellow, violet, green, black, brown and orange. Orange spessartine garnets are particularly stunning, as illustrated in this butterfly brooch that seems to be taking flight. Masterfully ...

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Scientists Say Red Diamonds Could Replace GPS Systems, Make Driverless Cars a Reality

Scientists Say Red Diamonds Could Replace GPS Systems, Make Driverless Cars a Reality

Sure, they're the ultimate symbol of love, but diamonds also have become the darling of the scientific community. We're starting to wonder: Is there anything a diamond can't do? Back in November, we reported how imperfect diamonds could hold the key to the future of ...

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Guys, Here's Why Making a Splash With Your Marriage Proposal Isn't Always a Good Thing

Guys, Here's Why Making a Splash With Your Marriage Proposal Isn't Always a Good Thing

Guys, we know you're under a lot of pressure to "make a splash" when popping the question. You have to select the perfect ring, pen the perfect proposal and deliver it all at the perfect venue. But, despite all the meticulous planning, even the best-laid plans can end up ...

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Tennis Star Serena Williams Jokes That Her Engagement Diamond From Reddit's Alexis Ohanian Looks Like a Taco

Tennis Star Serena Williams Jokes That Her Engagement Diamond From Reddit's Alexis Ohanian Looks Like a Taco

Tennis star Serena Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on December 29, and for the past 10 days her fans have been clamoring for a closeup look at the ring. On January 2, Williams joked with her five million Instagram followers by ...

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