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The Faithful Shopper: Haute Joaillerie

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Last time, I described some of my favorite shops for more casual jewelry - but now it's all about glamour! Whether your tastes run to diamonds, or you...

Follow the Jewels: Travels Through History

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Another longer-term trend in investments interests me. The jewels of the one percent through history. I look at history not of investment bubbles, but of the flow of wealth through the jewelry.

Space History in DC -- Better the Second Time

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 09.28.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

Between the 11 hours on my first weekend, various visits after work, and coming after-hours to see the Glenn lecture, the National Air and Space Museum now felt like familiar territory.

Hope Diamond Inspires QVC Jewelry Line

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

By BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian Institution said Thursday that it has licensed its renowned gem and jewelry co...

39-Carat Diamond Expected To Fetch Up To $5 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A 39-carat pear-shaped diamond called the Evening Star is going on the auction block in New York City. Its pre-sale estimate is betw...

NAKED: Hope Diamond Displayed For First Time Without Setting

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — For the first time, the famed and feared Hope Diamond is on display au naturel. The doors were locked....

Happy Anniversary, Hope Diamond!

Stephanie Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stephanie Green

The Hope Diamond, that elusive deep blue jewel with an even deeper fabled history, is celebrating its 50th anniversary at the Smithsonian... the diamo...

South Park Obama Victory Episode Aired Wednesday Night (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It didn't take long for the notoriously-fast-working folks at South Park to lampoon President-Elect Obama. Last night's episode featured the presiden...

Lesotho Mine Yields One of World's Largest Diamonds (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Miners in the southern African kingdom of Lesotho have found one of the world's largest diamonds, a near-flawless white gem weighing nearly 500 carats...