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Music Friday: 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' Shows Off His Diamond Rings in Jim Croce's 1973 Chart Topper

Music Friday: 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' Shows Off His Diamond Rings in Jim Croce's 1973 Chart Topper

Welcome to Music Friday when we celebrate classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today the late, great Jim Croce sings about a giant man with an affection for diamond jewelry in his 1973 chart topper, "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown." ...

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Lulo Mine's Spanking New Large-Diamond Recovery System Nets 227-Carat Gem-Quality Sparkler

Lulo Mine's Spanking New Large-Diamond Recovery System Nets 227-Carat Gem-Quality Sparkler

Lucapa Diamond Company's $3.5 million investment in a state-of-the-art XRT large-diamond recovery system is already paying big dividends at the Lulo Diamond Project in Angola. The mine just yielded a 227-carat, Type IIa, D-color gem that's expected to sell for an amount far more than ...

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Domino's in the UK Just Gave Away a 22K Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped with Diamond Pepperoni

Domino's in the UK Just Gave Away a 22K Pizza-Slice Engagement Ring Topped with Diamond Pepperoni

Domino's in the UK just celebrated Valentine's Day by giving away a one-of-kind, 22-karat pizza-slice engagement ring topped with diamond pepperoni. The fast-food chain delivered nearly a half-million pizzas throughout the UK yesterday, and the company was certain that a significant portion of those dining ...

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‘Ring Melt’ Ceremony Reaffirms Bond Between West Point's Newest Cadets and Their Esteemed Predecessors

‘Ring Melt’ Ceremony Reaffirms Bond Between West Point's Newest Cadets and Their Esteemed Predecessors

On February 27, cadets from West Point's Class of 2018 will honor the families of U.S. Military Academy graduates dating back to 1924 as part of a symbolic and solemn ceremony called the "Ring Melt." During the event at Pease & Curren's headquarters in Warwick, ...

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Showing Your Love by Literally 'Giving Her the Moon' May Be a Reality Sooner Than You Think

Showing Your Love by Literally 'Giving Her the Moon' May Be a Reality Sooner Than You Think

Moon Express, a private company charged with unlocking the immense potential of the moon's valuable resources, has gotten approval from the U.S. government to begin lunar exploration before the end of this year. The company will be looking to mine gold, platinum, moon rocks and ...

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Music Friday: Glen Hansard Wonders If a Little Band of Gold Can Keep Her Love From Going Cold

Music Friday: Glen Hansard Wonders If a Little Band of Gold Can Keep Her Love From Going Cold

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Oscar-winning Irish singer-songwriter-actor-musician Glen Hansard wonders if a simple wedding band has the power to save his marriage in the 2015 folk song ...

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NRF: Jewelry Overtakes 'A Night Out' as Top Valentine's Day Gift-Giving Category; Consumers Set to Spend $4.3B

NRF: Jewelry Overtakes 'A Night Out' as Top Valentine's Day Gift-Giving Category; Consumers Set to Spend $4.3B

Jewelry is expected to be the strongest Valentine's Day gift-giving category in 2017, with romantic consumers set to spend $4.3 billion on necklaces, rings, earrings, pendants and other jewels for their loved ones. The survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & ...

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Buckingham Palace Releases a Sapphire Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to Mark Her Sapphire Anniversary

Buckingham Palace Releases a Sapphire Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to Mark Her Sapphire Anniversary

On Monday, Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 65th year on the British throne. Buckingham Palace commemorated the sapphire anniversary by re-releasing a portrait of the 90-year-old Queen bedecked in a suite of glittering sapphire jewelry her father, King George VI, gave her as a wedding ...

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4,990-Carat 'Fire of Australia' Opal Valued at $686,000 Illuminates South Australian Museum's Front Foyer

4,990-Carat 'Fire of Australia' Opal Valued at $686,000 Illuminates South Australian Museum's Front Foyer

The Fire of Australia, known as the world’s most valuable piece of rough opal, has taken up permanent residence in the South Australian Museum’s Opal Collection. Valued at $686,000 (AU$900,000), the opal was purchased for AU$500,000 through the generosity of a private donor and AU$455,000 ...

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Music Friday: More Than Three Words and a Diamond Ring, Trisha Yearwood's Love Is a 'Powerful Thing'

Music Friday: More Than Three Words and a Diamond Ring, Trisha Yearwood's Love Is a 'Powerful Thing'

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you uplifting songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Grammy Award winner Trisha Yearwood tells the story of couple ready to take their relationship to the next level in her 1998 country ...

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