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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 18th of January 2019

Music Friday: Seven-time Grammy winner Anita Baker compares her darlin' to a precious jewel in the dreamy 1988 ballad, "Priceless." Hear the audio track and learn more about the artist at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Seven-time Grammy winner Anita Baker compares her darlin' to a precious jewel in the dreamy 1988 ballad, "Priceless." Hear the audio track and learn more about the artist at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 17th of January 2019

An emerald engagement ring that survived the fateful final voyage of the Titanic in 1912 made a surprise appearance on BBC's 'Antiques Roadshow' this past Sunday. Backstory and more pics at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

An emerald engagement ring that survived the fateful final voyage of the Titanic in 1912 made a surprise appearance on BBC's 'Antiques Roadshow' this past Sunday. Backstory and more pics at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 16th of January 2019

An eagle-eyed New Jersey police officer earned a bowl of meatballs and high praise for finding a diamond that had popped out of a crossing guard's engagement ring at a Tenafly intersection. Kathy Iannantuano's late husband proposed with that diamond 52 years ago and the ring had never left her finger. Heartwarming story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

An eagle-eyed New Jersey police officer earned a bowl of meatballs and high praise for finding a diamond that had popped out of a crossing guard's engagement ring at a Tenafly intersection. Kathy Iannantuano's late husband proposed with that diamond 52 years ago and the ring had never left her finger. Heartwarming story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 15th of January 2019

Archaeologists studying the skull of a nun who lived in a German monastery nearly 1,000 years ago were initially baffled by the presence of vivid blue flecks embedded in her teeth. Using X-ray spectroscopy, they were finally able to identify the blue pigment as the gemstone lapis lazuli. Why would a nun living in the Middle Ages have lapis lazuli layered within the tartar of her teeth? The answer points to her surprising vocation... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Archaeologists studying the skull of a nun who lived in a German monastery nearly 1,000 years ago were initially baffled by the presence of vivid blue flecks embedded in her teeth. Using X-ray spectroscopy, they were finally able to identify the blue pigment as the gemstone lapis lazuli. Why would a nun living in the Middle Ages have lapis lazuli layered within the tartar of her teeth? The answer points to her surprising vocation... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 14th of January 2019

Sports star Tim Tebow popped the question to 2017 Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters with a 7.25-carat diamond solitaire ring at his family's farm in Jacksonville, Fla., this past Wednesday. He reportedly got down on one knee and declared, "This ring is internally flawless… just like you." We've got more about the ring and romantic surprise proposal at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Sports star Tim Tebow popped the question to 2017 Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters with a 7.25-carat diamond solitaire ring at his family's farm in Jacksonville, Fla., this past Wednesday. He reportedly got down on one knee and declared, "This ring is internally flawless… just like you." We've got more about the ring and romantic surprise proposal at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 11th of January 2019

Music Friday: Canadian country music star Dallas Smith finds the girl of his dreams in his brand new release, "Rhinestone World." Country metaphors bring the story to life as he describes a girl who is unlike all the rest. He compares his new love to a little white church in Mississippi, a red Corvette on a Carolina two lane — and to a rare and precious gem. "Look at you shine," he sings. "Loving you is like finding a diamond in a rhinestone world." Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Canadian country music star Dallas Smith finds the girl of his dreams in his brand new release, "Rhinestone World." Country metaphors bring the story to life as he describes a girl who is unlike all the rest. He compares his new love to a little white church in Mississippi, a red Corvette on a Carolina two lane — and to a rare and precious gem. "Look at you shine," he sings. "Loving you is like finding a diamond in a rhinestone world." Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 10th of January 2019

The amount bridal couples spent on their engagement rings surged nearly 56% in 2018, according to 'Brides' magazine's American Wedding Study. The surprising climb — from $5,023 in 2017 to $7,829 in 2018 — may reflect a demand for more ornate setting styles and larger center stones. 'Brides' also revealed the average overall cost for a wedding — and the all-time-high number may startle you... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

The amount bridal couples spent on their engagement rings surged nearly 56% in 2018, according to 'Brides' magazine's American Wedding Study. The surprising climb — from $5,023 in 2017 to $7,829 in 2018 — may reflect a demand for more ornate setting styles and larger center stones. 'Brides' also revealed the average overall cost for a wedding — and the all-time-high number may startle you... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 9th of January 2019

The stunning emerald ring that Michelle Yeoh wore in her starring role as Eleanor in the hit movie "Crazy Rich Asians" made an appearance on the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday, and E!'s Giuliana Rancic was quick to take notice. The ring had generated a buzz this past August when Yeoh revealed it was from her personal jewelry collection. Get the full scoop at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

The stunning emerald ring that Michelle Yeoh wore in her starring role as Eleanor in the hit movie "Crazy Rich Asians" made an appearance on the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday, and E!'s Giuliana Rancic was quick to take notice. The ring had generated a buzz this past August when Yeoh revealed it was from her personal jewelry collection. Get the full scoop at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 8th of January 2019

For the second time in five weeks, the New York City Police Department has rescued a diamond engagement ring from a utility grate near Times Square. The metal grates, which were once famous for consuming spiked heels and small change, are now menacing bridal jewelry at an alarming rate. The NYPD went as far as to send out this tongue-in-cheek public service announcement via its Twitter page: "PSA: Attention all newly engaged! Please avoid sewer grates at all cost! Thank you." Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

For the second time in five weeks, the New York City Police Department has rescued a diamond engagement ring from a utility grate near Times Square. The metal grates, which were once famous for consuming spiked heels and small change, are now menacing bridal jewelry at an alarming rate. The NYPD went as far as to send out this tongue-in-cheek public service announcement via its Twitter page: "PSA: Attention all newly engaged! Please avoid sewer grates at all cost! Thank you." Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 7th of January 2019

"InStyle" magazine's editor-in-chief Laura Brown raised the bar for engagement ring selfies last week when she posted to her Instagram page an impeccable close-up shot of her new Art Deco-inspired bling. The ring features a round center diamond surrounded by an unusual asymmetrical array of square and rectangular baguettes. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

"InStyle" magazine's editor-in-chief Laura Brown raised the bar for engagement ring selfies last week when she posted to her Instagram page an impeccable close-up shot of her new Art Deco-inspired bling. The ring features a round center diamond surrounded by an unusual asymmetrical array of square and rectangular baguettes. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 4th of January 2019

Music Friday: "You used to make me feel like a diamond," Kelly Clarkson sings in her 2017 gospel-inspired release, "Heat." In the song, Clarkson assumes the role of a woman whose marriage is suffering because the passion seems to be gone. Although she still loves her husband, she hammers home the sobering message that the status quo isn't good enough. Story and live performance video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: "You used to make me feel like a diamond," Kelly Clarkson sings in her 2017 gospel-inspired release, "Heat." In the song, Clarkson assumes the role of a woman whose marriage is suffering because the passion seems to be gone. Although she still loves her husband, she hammers home the sobering message that the status quo isn't good enough. Story and live performance video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 3rd of January 2019

First discovered in Russia’s Ural Mountains in 1851, the vivid green demantoid garnet is the rarest and most valuable variety of January's birthstone. The gem was a favorite of designer Carl Fabergé, who incorporated demantoid into the famous jeweled eggs and other fanciful jewelry he created for the Russian Imperial family. Check out the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

First discovered in Russia’s Ural Mountains in 1851, the vivid green demantoid garnet is the rarest and most valuable variety of January's birthstone. The gem was a favorite of designer Carl Fabergé, who incorporated demantoid into the famous jeweled eggs and other fanciful jewelry he created for the Russian Imperial family. Check out the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 2nd of January 2019

Imagine Shiloah Avery's surprise when she unpacked the box to her new Instant Pot on Christmas morning only to find a gold and diamond wedding ring inside. While the multi-cooker is famous for doing so many things — it combines an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, browning pan and warming pot in one handy unit — producing fine jewelry is not one of them. "Christmas angel" story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Imagine Shiloah Avery's surprise when she unpacked the box to her new Instant Pot on Christmas morning only to find a gold and diamond wedding ring inside. While the multi-cooker is famous for doing so many things — it combines an electric pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, browning pan and warming pot in one handy unit — producing fine jewelry is not one of them. "Christmas angel" story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Sunday the 30th of December 2018

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 28th of December 2018

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 28th of December 2018

Music Friday: Country music newcomer Seth Ennis shares the story behind his holiday marriage proposal in the newly released "Xmas." The Georgia-raised 23-year-old turned to Instagram on Dec. 23 to share a snippet of his new song, along with the caption, "She said yes." Then, three days later, he confirmed his engagement with a photo of him and his now-fiancée Janna Nevil celebrating with glasses of champagne. He sings about the ring and other things at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Country music newcomer Seth Ennis shares the story behind his holiday marriage proposal in the newly released "Xmas." The Georgia-raised 23-year-old turned to Instagram on Dec. 23 to share a snippet of his new song, along with the caption, "She said yes." Then, three days later, he confirmed his engagement with a photo of him and his now-fiancée Janna Nevil celebrating with glasses of champagne. He sings about the ring and other things at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 27th of December 2018

Super-Earth 55 Cancri e, which made headlines in 2012 as "the diamond planet," needs to be reclassified as a sapphire planet, according to astronomers at the Universities of Zurich and Cambridge. Find out why at our blog… http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Super-Earth 55 Cancri e, which made headlines in 2012 as "the diamond planet," needs to be reclassified as a sapphire planet, according to astronomers at the Universities of Zurich and Cambridge. Find out why at our blog… http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 26th of December 2018

A senior research scientist at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) believes the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona — the second largest rough diamond ever found — actually weighed at least 2,774 carats before it fractured into five pieces during the sorting process at Lucara's Karowe mine in Botswana in November 2015. Check out the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A senior research scientist at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) believes the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona — the second largest rough diamond ever found — actually weighed at least 2,774 carats before it fractured into five pieces during the sorting process at Lucara's Karowe mine in Botswana in November 2015. Check out the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 21st of December 2018

Music Friday: Today we present one of the most popular Christmas tunes on YouTube — Straight No Chaser’s clever mashup of “The 12 Days of Christmas.” As everyone knows, the jewelry reference in this holiday favorite comes on the fifth day of Christmas when “my true love gave to me, five golden rings.” The a cappella group's “12 Days” is famous for its comic infusions of other songs, such as “I Have a Little Dreidel” and Toto’s “Africa.” Fun video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Today we present one of the most popular Christmas tunes on YouTube — Straight No Chaser’s clever mashup of “The 12 Days of Christmas.” As everyone knows, the jewelry reference in this holiday favorite comes on the fifth day of Christmas when “my true love gave to me, five golden rings.” The a cappella group's “12 Days” is famous for its comic infusions of other songs, such as “I Have a Little Dreidel” and Toto’s “Africa.” Fun video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 20th of December 2018

Virgin Galactic reached a remarkable milestone last week when it successfully launched two pilots into suborbital space 50 miles above the Earth aboard the VSS Unity SpaceShipTwo. While the company led by Richard Branson made a giant leap in its efforts to achieve safe commercial space flight, a little known fact about the mission is that a diamond engagement ring had been stowed on board. Romantic story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Virgin Galactic reached a remarkable milestone last week when it successfully launched two pilots into suborbital space 50 miles above the Earth aboard the VSS Unity SpaceShipTwo. While the company led by Richard Branson made a giant leap in its efforts to achieve safe commercial space flight, a little known fact about the mission is that a diamond engagement ring had been stowed on board. Romantic story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 19th of December 2018

When Ohio teenager Jim Biehl misplaced his brand new class ring on a church trip 30 years ago, the 17-year-old was hardly emotional about the loss. He called it a "stupid little ring." Today, he admits he has a new appreciation for the symbol of his youth and the good people in the world, one of whom went above and beyond to reunite him with his precious keepsake. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

When Ohio teenager Jim Biehl misplaced his brand new class ring on a church trip 30 years ago, the 17-year-old was hardly emotional about the loss. He called it a "stupid little ring." Today, he admits he has a new appreciation for the symbol of his youth and the good people in the world, one of whom went above and beyond to reunite him with his precious keepsake. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 18th of December 2018

The British tourists who became internet celebrities after a video of them losing their engagement ring down a utility grate in NYC went viral returned to the U.S. on Thursday to appear on the "Ellen" show. During the emotional eight-minute segment, the couple finally got their ring back, met the hero detectives who rescued it, hit the reset button on their marriage proposal and received a whopping $10,000 wedding gift from the show. Full story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

The British tourists who became internet celebrities after a video of them losing their engagement ring down a utility grate in NYC went viral returned to the U.S. on Thursday to appear on the "Ellen" show. During the emotional eight-minute segment, the couple finally got their ring back, met the hero detectives who rescued it, hit the reset button on their marriage proposal and received a whopping $10,000 wedding gift from the show. Full story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 17th of December 2018

In Canada’s frozen Northwest Territories, just 135 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the Diavik mine unexpectedly yielded a 552-carat fancy yellow diamond, the largest ever discovered in North America. The quarter-pound gem-quality stone, which is the size of a chicken egg, is nearly three times heavier than the previous North American record holder, the 187.7-carat "Diavik Foxfire." Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

In Canada’s frozen Northwest Territories, just 135 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the Diavik mine unexpectedly yielded a 552-carat fancy yellow diamond, the largest ever discovered in North America. The quarter-pound gem-quality stone, which is the size of a chicken egg, is nearly three times heavier than the previous North American record holder, the 187.7-carat "Diavik Foxfire." Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 14th of December 2018

Music Friday: Rock legend Rod Stewart sings about a new diamond ring in his soulful rendition of the 1947 classic, “Merry Christmas, Baby.” In the first verse, we learn that Stewart couldn't be more thrilled with his girlfriend's holiday gift selection — a gift that he's clearly wearing on the pinky of his right hand. He sings, "Merry Christmas baby / Sure did treat me nice / I said Merry Christmas baby / You sure did treat me nice / Bought me a diamond ring for Christmas / And I feel like I'm in paradise, alright." Story, video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Rock legend Rod Stewart sings about a new diamond ring in his soulful rendition of the 1947 classic, “Merry Christmas, Baby.” In the first verse, we learn that Stewart couldn't be more thrilled with his girlfriend's holiday gift selection — a gift that he's clearly wearing on the pinky of his right hand. He sings, "Merry Christmas baby / Sure did treat me nice / I said Merry Christmas baby / You sure did treat me nice / Bought me a diamond ring for Christmas / And I feel like I'm in paradise, alright." Story, video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 13th of December 2018

Paula Stanton will be celebrating her 38th anniversary on December 27 with two diamond anniversary bands, one of which she's calling her "Christmas miracle." Nine years ago, the Somers Point, N.J., resident had been cleaning her bathroom when her loose-fitting, 20th anniversary diamond ring accidentally fell into the toilet and disappeared down the drain. Click the link to find out how it was rescued and returned... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Paula Stanton will be celebrating her 38th anniversary on December 27 with two diamond anniversary bands, one of which she's calling her "Christmas miracle." Nine years ago, the Somers Point, N.J., resident had been cleaning her bathroom when her loose-fitting, 20th anniversary diamond ring accidentally fell into the toilet and disappeared down the drain. Click the link to find out how it was rescued and returned... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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