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Popping the Question Via Text? Yes, It’s a Thing, According to New Survey

Popping the Question Via Text? Yes, It’s a Thing, According to New Survey

The humble, but widely loved, text message celebrated its 30th anniversary on December 3. Three decades ago, British software programmer and test engineer Neil Papworth ...

Reveling in Pure Joy, ‘Viva Magenta’ Is Pantone’s 2023 Color of the Year

Reveling in Pure Joy, ‘Viva Magenta’ Is Pantone’s 2023 Color of the Year

Described as a “new animated red that revels in pure joy,” Viva Magenta was just named Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2023.According to The ...

Music Friday Tribute: Why ‘The Chain’ Was So Special to Christine McVie

Music Friday Tribute: Why ‘The Chain’ Was So Special to Christine McVie

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fabulous songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we feature Fleetwood ...

Maasai Tribesman Discovered Tanzanite Near Mount Kilimanjaro 55 Years Ago

Maasai Tribesman Discovered Tanzanite Near Mount Kilimanjaro 55 Years Ago

Fifty-five years ago, a Maasai tribesman named Jumanne Ngoma happened upon a cluster of intense blue-violet crystals in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. ...

Sarasota Suitor Takes Headlong Plunge, Becomes an Overnight Sensation

Sarasota Suitor Takes Headlong Plunge, Becomes an Overnight Sensation

The video of Scott Clyne’s comical headlong dive into Sarasota Bay to retrieve a fumbled engagement ring box earned the Florida resident an appearance on ...

NDC’s New Global Ambassador Lily James Visits Diamond-Rich Botswana

NDC’s New Global Ambassador Lily James Visits Diamond-Rich Botswana

British actress Lily James, the Natural Diamond Council’s newly appointed Global Ambassador, recently visited Botswana to experience the positive impacts the natural diamond industry is ...

Coin Analysis Confirms Existence of Obscure Third-Century Roman Emperor

Coin Analysis Confirms Existence of Obscure Third-Century Roman Emperor

An obscure third-century Roman emperor, once written out of the history books as a fictional character, was likely the real deal, according to researchers at ...

Romance in the Air: Tomorrow Marks the Beginning of ‘Engagement Season’

Romance in the Air: Tomorrow Marks the Beginning of ‘Engagement Season’

Thanksgiving Day marks the start of “engagement season,” the romantic time of the year that stretches from tomorrow until Valentine’s Day. The period accounts for ...

69-Year-Old Treasure Hunter Unearths Medieval Wedding Ring on English Farm

69-Year-Old Treasure Hunter Unearths Medieval Wedding Ring on English Farm

Armed with a powerful XP Deus metal detector, 69-year-old David Board took another stab at a long-forgotten hobby. It had been nearly 50 years since ...

FIFA World Cup Trophy Is Crafted in 18K Gold With Green Malachite Accents

FIFA World Cup Trophy Is Crafted in 18K Gold With Green Malachite Accents

On December 18, after four weeks of heart-thumping soccer matches, members of a single national team will emerge as champions and experience one of the ...

Music Friday: Patsy Cline Sings, ‘I’ve Got Your Class Ring, But She’s Got You’

Music Friday: Patsy Cline Sings, ‘I’ve Got Your Class Ring, But She’s Got You’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you classic songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Patsy Cline plays ...

170-Carat Lulo Rose Finds a New Owner, But Its Selling Price Remains a Mystery

170-Carat Lulo Rose Finds a New Owner, But Its Selling Price Remains a Mystery

This past August, Lucapa Diamond Co. introduced the 170.2-carat Lulo Rose as the largest pink diamond discovered in the past 300 years. Pundits favorably compared ...