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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 23rd of July 2019

The second-largest rough diamond ever discovered finally has a name. The 1,758-carat grey-black diamond recovered in April at Lucara's Karowe mine in Botswana will be known as "Sewelô," which means "rare find" in the native Setswana language. The name was selected from more than 20,000 entries. Full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

The second-largest rough diamond ever discovered finally has a name. The 1,758-carat grey-black diamond recovered in April at Lucara's Karowe mine in Botswana will be known as "Sewelô," which means "rare find" in the native Setswana language. The name was selected from more than 20,000 entries. Full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 22nd of July 2019

With the whole world celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, we present an unusual story about how astronaut Buzz Aldrin almost got into trouble with the federal government for claiming that he used a moon rock for the center stone of his third wife's engagement ring. Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

With the whole world celebrating the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, we present an unusual story about how astronaut Buzz Aldrin almost got into trouble with the federal government for claiming that he used a moon rock for the center stone of his third wife's engagement ring. Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 19th of July 2019

Music Friday: Country star Dwight Yoakam performs "If Teardrops Were Diamonds," a song that uses precious gemstones to illustrate the magnitude of his heartache. Written by Yoakam and sung as a duet with music-industry legend Willie Nelson, the song paints a vivid picture of highways paved with diamonds, mountains formed by rubies and the whole world colored by emeralds. Story and audio clip at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Country star Dwight Yoakam performs "If Teardrops Were Diamonds," a song that uses precious gemstones to illustrate the magnitude of his heartache. Written by Yoakam and sung as a duet with music-industry legend Willie Nelson, the song paints a vivid picture of highways paved with diamonds, mountains formed by rubies and the whole world colored by emeralds. Story and audio clip at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 18th of July 2019

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland took to Instagram Tuesday afternoon to post a series of photos affirming her engagement to "Bachelor in Paradise" personality Wells Adams. Hyland's eye-catching oval-cut diamond engagement ring is front-and-center in a number of the shots taken during the couple's romantic beach vacation. Learn more about the couple — and the ring — at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

"Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland took to Instagram Tuesday afternoon to post a series of photos affirming her engagement to "Bachelor in Paradise" personality Wells Adams. Hyland's eye-catching oval-cut diamond engagement ring is front-and-center in a number of the shots taken during the couple's romantic beach vacation. Learn more about the couple — and the ring — at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 17th of July 2019

Bill Wadel, now retired and living in Spotsylvania County, Va., was spectacularly reunited with his high school class ring — a ring that had been lost at the bottom of a pond for nearly 60 years. Who found it and how did he get it back? Check out our blog for all the details... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Bill Wadel, now retired and living in Spotsylvania County, Va., was spectacularly reunited with his high school class ring — a ring that had been lost at the bottom of a pond for nearly 60 years. Who found it and how did he get it back? Check out our blog for all the details... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 16th of July 2019

A Japanese cosmetics firm is preserving the memory of deceased pets by turning them into pearls. For about $4,000, the Nagasaki-based WBE company will take a bone fragment from a deceased pet and surgically embed it in an oyster. If all goes well, after one year the bone will be at the core of a cultured pearl — a precious keepsake that could be worn close to the heart. We've got all the details at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A Japanese cosmetics firm is preserving the memory of deceased pets by turning them into pearls. For about $4,000, the Nagasaki-based WBE company will take a bone fragment from a deceased pet and surgically embed it in an oyster. If all goes well, after one year the bone will be at the core of a cultured pearl — a precious keepsake that could be worn close to the heart. We've got all the details at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 15th of July 2019

Rio Tinto just unveiled six super-rare "hero" diamonds from its 2019 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, an annual presentation of the finest production from the famous Australian mine. The 2019 tender could be the last for Rio Tinto, as the mining company will shutter its flagship Argyle mine in 2020 after 37 years of operation. Full story and more pics at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Rio Tinto just unveiled six super-rare "hero" diamonds from its 2019 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, an annual presentation of the finest production from the famous Australian mine. The 2019 tender could be the last for Rio Tinto, as the mining company will shutter its flagship Argyle mine in 2020 after 37 years of operation. Full story and more pics at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 12th of July 2019

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 8th of July 2019

Super Bowl LIII MVP Julian Edelman gave the four million viewers of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" a close-up look at his three championship rings in a light-hearted segment that nearly resulted in the host keeping the one that got hung up on the knuckle of his left middle finger. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Super Bowl LIII MVP Julian Edelman gave the four million viewers of "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" a close-up look at his three championship rings in a light-hearted segment that nearly resulted in the host keeping the one that got hung up on the knuckle of his left middle finger. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 5th of July 2019

Music Friday: Nelly wears his heartbreak on his sleeve in the 2010 blockbuster hit, "Just a Dream." Nelly's true love is gone and he knows he's only got himself to blame. He didn't give her all his love and he failed to offer the ultimate symbol of his devotion. He sings, "Now you ain't around, baby I can't think / I should have put it down, should have got that ring." In the song's official video, Nelly is standing on a beach with an enormous — yes, we mean enormous — gold wedding band floating overhead. See our blog for more... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Nelly wears his heartbreak on his sleeve in the 2010 blockbuster hit, "Just a Dream." Nelly's true love is gone and he knows he's only got himself to blame. He didn't give her all his love and he failed to offer the ultimate symbol of his devotion. He sings, "Now you ain't around, baby I can't think / I should have put it down, should have got that ring." In the song's official video, Nelly is standing on a beach with an enormous — yes, we mean enormous — gold wedding band floating overhead. See our blog for more... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 3rd of July 2019

White Castle, America's first fast-food hamburger chain, is ringing in the summer with a sweepstakes highlighting new value deals on its distinctively shaped Chicken Rings. The Grand Prize is a $5,000 halo-style diamond ring whose key design element — a hollow center — is reminiscent of White Castle's bite-sized crispy chicken treat. Get all the details at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

White Castle, America's first fast-food hamburger chain, is ringing in the summer with a sweepstakes highlighting new value deals on its distinctively shaped Chicken Rings. The Grand Prize is a $5,000 halo-style diamond ring whose key design element — a hollow center — is reminiscent of White Castle's bite-sized crispy chicken treat. Get all the details at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 2nd of July 2019

Birthstone of the Month: Back in 1961, the Smithsonian received an extraordinary ruby-and-diamond bracelet from an anonymous donor. Fifty-eight years later, The Burmese Ruby Bracelet continues to be a star at the Gem Gallery at the National Museum of Natural History because it contains 31 highly prized pigeon's blood rubies from the Mogok region of Burma (Myanmar). Learn more about July's birthstone at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Birthstone of the Month: Back in 1961, the Smithsonian received an extraordinary ruby-and-diamond bracelet from an anonymous donor. Fifty-eight years later, The Burmese Ruby Bracelet continues to be a star at the Gem Gallery at the National Museum of Natural History because it contains 31 highly prized pigeon's blood rubies from the Mogok region of Burma (Myanmar). Learn more about July's birthstone at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 1st of July 2019

Diamonds are the timeless choice, but unconventional engagement jewelry is growing in popularity. Which one is your favorite? http://ow.ly/uL7V50uQMgf

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 28th of June 2019

Music Friday: In 1971, frontman Dan Hamilton of the soft-rock group Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds threatened to "cry for a hundred years" in the chart-topping hit, "Don't Pull Your Love." In his plea to keep his girlfriend from taking off on "that big white bird," the jilted Hamilton makes a last-ditch effort to win her back by referencing a very special and sentimental piece of jewelry. He sings, “Haven't I been good to you? / What about that brand new ring? / Doesn't that mean love to you? / Doesn't that mean anything?" Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: In 1971, frontman Dan Hamilton of the soft-rock group Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds threatened to "cry for a hundred years" in the chart-topping hit, "Don't Pull Your Love." In his plea to keep his girlfriend from taking off on "that big white bird," the jilted Hamilton makes a last-ditch effort to win her back by referencing a very special and sentimental piece of jewelry. He sings, “Haven't I been good to you? / What about that brand new ring? / Doesn't that mean love to you? / Doesn't that mean anything?" Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 27th of June 2019

A former investment banker-turned-scientist is trying to revive Hong Kong's once-thriving pearl farming industry by merging traditional methods with RFID tracking technology. We've got the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A former investment banker-turned-scientist is trying to revive Hong Kong's once-thriving pearl farming industry by merging traditional methods with RFID tracking technology. We've got the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 26th of June 2019

Harnessing the power of a half-mile long particle accelerator, scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory were finally able to peer inside the "Ram's Horn," a super-rare and natural formation of wire gold. What they found was truly unexpected. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Harnessing the power of a half-mile long particle accelerator, scientists at the Los Alamos National Laboratory were finally able to peer inside the "Ram's Horn," a super-rare and natural formation of wire gold. What they found was truly unexpected. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 25th of June 2019

Here's a super-fun product for gemstone lovers looking to stay cool this summer. The "Koji Ring Popsicle Mold" allows you to create frosty faceted confections from your favorite fruit juice, yogurt, smoothie, pudding or even chocolate. Get all the details at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Here's a super-fun product for gemstone lovers looking to stay cool this summer. The "Koji Ring Popsicle Mold" allows you to create frosty faceted confections from your favorite fruit juice, yogurt, smoothie, pudding or even chocolate. Get all the details at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 24th of June 2019

Carolina Panthers' Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen was in Nashville last week to deliver a keynote speech at a healthcare conference. As the 6' 5", 255 lb. former first round draft pick was walking back to his hotel, he happened upon something that he would call the "best thing I've ever witnessed." What Olsen was describing was an in-progress marriage proposal. With a ring box in hand, Max Harvat was on bended knee just about to pop the question to his girlfriend Brooke Hartranft. Olsen pulled out his phone and started filming. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Carolina Panthers' Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen was in Nashville last week to deliver a keynote speech at a healthcare conference. As the 6' 5", 255 lb. former first round draft pick was walking back to his hotel, he happened upon something that he would call the "best thing I've ever witnessed." What Olsen was describing was an in-progress marriage proposal. With a ring box in hand, Max Harvat was on bended knee just about to pop the question to his girlfriend Brooke Hartranft. Olsen pulled out his phone and started filming. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 21st of June 2019

Music Friday: Pop star Meghan Trainor knows she's a gem in the female empowerment anthem, "I'm a Lady." The song drives home the message that there are no limitations to what a young woman can achieve. She sings, "And I don’t look like them (But I ain’t worried about it) / I don’t talk like them (But I ain’t worried about it) / I know I’m a gem / I ain’t worried about it, I ain’t worried about it / ‘Cause I’m a lady." Check out the full story and the official music video (53 million views) at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Pop star Meghan Trainor knows she's a gem in the female empowerment anthem, "I'm a Lady." The song drives home the message that there are no limitations to what a young woman can achieve. She sings, "And I don’t look like them (But I ain’t worried about it) / I don’t talk like them (But I ain’t worried about it) / I know I’m a gem / I ain’t worried about it, I ain’t worried about it / ‘Cause I’m a lady." Check out the full story and the official music video (53 million views) at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 20th of June 2019

A new survey conducted by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group reveals why it's so important for travelers to take extra precautions with their fine jewelry. We outline the latest statistics and offer eight travel-jewelry tips at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A new survey conducted by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group reveals why it's so important for travelers to take extra precautions with their fine jewelry. We outline the latest statistics and offer eight travel-jewelry tips at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 19th of June 2019

A tiny gold coin depicting the Roman ruler Allectus crushed pre-sale estimates as fierce bidding at the headquarters of London auctioneer Dix Noonan Webb (DNW) catapulted the price to $695,000. DNW had predicted the coin would fetch between $90,000 and $127,000. The news came as a sweet surprise to the 30-year-old amateur metal detectorist, who discovered the 1,700-year-old coin in a plowed field near Dover, England, back in March. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A tiny gold coin depicting the Roman ruler Allectus crushed pre-sale estimates as fierce bidding at the headquarters of London auctioneer Dix Noonan Webb (DNW) catapulted the price to $695,000. DNW had predicted the coin would fetch between $90,000 and $127,000. The news came as a sweet surprise to the 30-year-old amateur metal detectorist, who discovered the 1,700-year-old coin in a plowed field near Dover, England, back in March. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 18th of June 2019

A fascinating phenomenon in the world of precious gemstones is the way alexandrite changes color under various light sources. The "Whitney Alexandrite," which is on display at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., is one of the world's largest and finest examples of the color-change mineral from the chrysoberyl family. Alexandrite is also one of the three official birthstones for the month of June. Learn much more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A fascinating phenomenon in the world of precious gemstones is the way alexandrite changes color under various light sources. The "Whitney Alexandrite," which is on display at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., is one of the world's largest and finest examples of the color-change mineral from the chrysoberyl family. Alexandrite is also one of the three official birthstones for the month of June. Learn much more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 17th of June 2019

Spotlighting more than 500 years of opulence on the Indian subcontinent, Christie's auction in New York this Wednesday is aptly titled "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence." The sale will celebrate the illustrious culture of Indian jeweled art from the Mughal period and the age of the Maharajas through the present day. Shown here is a "jigha" (turban ornament) dripping with old-cut, baguette and pear-shaped diamonds. We've got all the auction highlights at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Spotlighting more than 500 years of opulence on the Indian subcontinent, Christie's auction in New York this Wednesday is aptly titled "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence." The sale will celebrate the illustrious culture of Indian jeweled art from the Mughal period and the age of the Maharajas through the present day. Shown here is a "jigha" (turban ornament) dripping with old-cut, baguette and pear-shaped diamonds. We've got all the auction highlights at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 14th of June 2019

Music Friday: Country star Lee Ann Womack sings about a marriage gone wrong in her 2001 hit, "Does My Ring Burn Your Finger?" Womack plays the part of a loving wife whose husband has betrayed her, leaving his wedding band behind. She sings, "Did my ring burn your finger? / Did my love weigh you down? / Was the promise too much to keep around?" Full story and fabulous live performance video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Country star Lee Ann Womack sings about a marriage gone wrong in her 2001 hit, "Does My Ring Burn Your Finger?" Womack plays the part of a loving wife whose husband has betrayed her, leaving his wedding band behind. She sings, "Did my ring burn your finger? / Did my love weigh you down? / Was the promise too much to keep around?" Full story and fabulous live performance video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 13th of June 2019

The massive 1,758-carat diamond recovered in April at the Karowe mine in Botswana will soon have a name thanks to a competition hosted by Lucara Diamond Corp. The mining company is promising a $3,000 cash prize and a tour of the mine to the Botswana citizen who comes up with the best name for a grey-black gem that has the distinction of being the second-largest diamond ever discovered. See the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

The massive 1,758-carat diamond recovered in April at the Karowe mine in Botswana will soon have a name thanks to a competition hosted by Lucara Diamond Corp. The mining company is promising a $3,000 cash prize and a tour of the mine to the Botswana citizen who comes up with the best name for a grey-black gem that has the distinction of being the second-largest diamond ever discovered. See the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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