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Hawaii’s Mahana Beach Is Blanketed With Olivine Crystals Eroded From Ancient Volcano

Hawaii’s Mahana Beach Is Blanketed With Olivine Crystals Eroded From Ancient Volcano

It’s one of the most difficult beaches to access on Hawaii’s Big Island, but certainly worth the extra effort. Because when you get there, you’ll ...

‘Ring Finder’ Reunites 70-Year-Old With Wedding Ring Lost in the Surf at Ocean City

‘Ring Finder’ Reunites 70-Year-Old With Wedding Ring Lost in the Surf at Ocean City

Last Thursday, the wedding ring that Philadelphian Jim McAllister wore continuously since 1974 slipped off his finger in the surf at Ocean City, NJ.McAllister was ...

Music Friday: Beyoncé and P. Diddy Sing About Cruising the World for Pearls in ‘Summertime’

Music Friday: Beyoncé and P. Diddy Sing About Cruising the World for Pearls in ‘Summertime’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you feel-good songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the lyrics or title. Today, Beyoncé and P. ...

Chinese Researchers Develop Super-Hard Glass That Can Actually Scratch a Diamond

Chinese Researchers Develop Super-Hard Glass That Can Actually Scratch a Diamond

As the hardest material known to man, diamond is often used in tools to cut glass. But, research scientists at China’s Yanshan University have developed ...

Two Out of Three Consumers Wear Jewelry to Express Their Personality and Mood: Survey

Two Out of Three Consumers Wear Jewelry to Express Their Personality and Mood: Survey

A new study confirms what most of us already know — that jewelry plays an important role in our daily lives. Two out of three ...

Grand Island Man Celebrates 80th Birthday With Class Ring He Lost More Than 60 Years Ago

Grand Island Man Celebrates 80th Birthday With Class Ring He Lost More Than 60 Years Ago

A Grand Island, NE, man celebrated his 80th birthday with a class ring he lost more than 60 years ago — thanks to the “pay ...

Did You Know That the Vibrant Red Spinel Is an Official Birthstone for August?

Did You Know That the Vibrant Red Spinel Is an Official Birthstone for August?

Back in 2016, the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) and Jewelers of America (JA) announced that spinel would be joining peridot and sardonyx as an ...

Music Friday: Lisa Lisa Sings About Her ‘14-Karat Love’ in 1987’s #1 Hit, ‘Head to Toe’

Music Friday: Lisa Lisa Sings About Her ‘14-Karat Love’ in 1987’s #1 Hit, ‘Head to Toe’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, Lisa Lisa and ...

Back-to-Back: Famous Diamond Mines Yield Two Stones With Combined Weight of 736 Carats

Back-to-Back: Famous Diamond Mines Yield Two Stones With Combined Weight of 736 Carats

On back-to-back days last week, Lucara Diamonds and Petra Diamonds unveiled gem-quality white diamonds weighing a combined 736.42 carats.On July 29, Lucara announced the recovery ...

Ancient Egyptians Weren’t Far Off When They Celebrated Peridot as the ‘Gem of the Sun’

Ancient Egyptians Weren’t Far Off When They Celebrated Peridot as the ‘Gem of the Sun’

The Ancient Egyptians mined peridot on the Red Sea island of Zabargad and celebrated the vibrant green stone as the “gem of the sun.” Thousands ...

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal Has a Melt Value of $832, But This One From 1936 Fetched $1.46 MM

Tokyo Olympic Gold Medal Has a Melt Value of $832, But This One From 1936 Fetched $1.46 MM

If the gold medals awarded at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo were made of pure gold, each would carry a precious metal value of ...

Music Friday: Lady A Sings, ‘You Shine Like Diamonds’ in 2008’s ‘Love’s Lookin’ Good on You’

Music Friday: Lady A Sings, ‘You Shine Like Diamonds’ in 2008’s ‘Love’s Lookin’ Good on You’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you fun songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today we have country ...