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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 15th of December 2017

Music Friday: In the 1983 holiday release, “2000 Miles,” Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders paints a picture of a diamond-embellished winter scene while lamenting the fact that she’s far away from the one she loves at Christmastime. She sings, “In these frozen and silent nights / Sometimes in a dream... you appear / Outside under the purple sky / Diamonds in the snow… sparkle / Our hearts were singing / It felt like Christmastime." We've got the backstory and live performance video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: In the 1983 holiday release, “2000 Miles,” Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders paints a picture of a diamond-embellished winter scene while lamenting the fact that she’s far away from the one she loves at Christmastime. She sings, “In these frozen and silent nights / Sometimes in a dream... you appear / Outside under the purple sky / Diamonds in the snow… sparkle / Our hearts were singing / It felt like Christmastime." We've got the backstory and live performance video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 14th of December 2017

Tanzanite, one of December's official birthstones, is celebrating its golden anniversary. Maasai tribesmen discovered the dazzling bluish-violet gems in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1967. Click the link to learn more about the gem and the marketing campaign that made tanzanite a household word. http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Tanzanite, one of December's official birthstones, is celebrating its golden anniversary. Maasai tribesmen discovered the dazzling bluish-violet gems in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1967. Click the link to learn more about the gem and the marketing campaign that made tanzanite a household word. http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 13th of December 2017

A blackened wedding ring recovered from the ashes of their lost home symbolizes a new beginning for Southern California wildfire survivors Julie and Don Myers. Although they've been married for 25+ years, Don went down on one knee and proposed to Julie all over again. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A blackened wedding ring recovered from the ashes of their lost home symbolizes a new beginning for Southern California wildfire survivors Julie and Don Myers. Although they've been married for 25+ years, Don went down on one knee and proposed to Julie all over again. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 12th of December 2017

On Saturday, visitors to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles were the first to view an elite collection of ultra-rare green diamonds. Called “Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance,” the exhibit includes 60 gems on loan from New York-based Optimum Diamonds, a company that has amassed the largest collection of natural green diamonds in the world. Story continues at our blog...http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

On Saturday, visitors to the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles were the first to view an elite collection of ultra-rare green diamonds. Called “Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance,” the exhibit includes 60 gems on loan from New York-based Optimum Diamonds, a company that has amassed the largest collection of natural green diamonds in the world. Story continues at our blog...http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 11th of December 2017

“Ultra Violet” is Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year and we’re excited by the possibilities. While Pantone says the vibrant color communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking, we see the Color Institute’s pick as a great reason to shine the spotlight on some of our favorite gemstones, including amethyst, tanzanite, iolite, spinel and violet sapphire. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

“Ultra Violet” is Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year and we’re excited by the possibilities. While Pantone says the vibrant color communicates originality, ingenuity and visionary thinking, we see the Color Institute’s pick as a great reason to shine the spotlight on some of our favorite gemstones, including amethyst, tanzanite, iolite, spinel and violet sapphire. Story continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 8th of December 2017

Music Friday: Ashanti tells jolly old St. Nick what she wants for Christmas in her 2003 holiday tune, "Hey Santa." In the first verse, she asks for "something sweet," such as chocolate Kisses or candy canes. Then, Ashanti steps up her game in the second verse, as her request for "something new" includes a diamond bracelet or diamond ring. Hear the song at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Ashanti tells jolly old St. Nick what she wants for Christmas in her 2003 holiday tune, "Hey Santa." In the first verse, she asks for "something sweet," such as chocolate Kisses or candy canes. Then, Ashanti steps up her game in the second verse, as her request for "something new" includes a diamond bracelet or diamond ring. Hear the song at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 7th of December 2017

Beatles superfan Saya and boyfriend Martin saw their dreams come true Saturday night when music legend Paul McCartney invited them onstage in the Land Down Under for a very special marriage proposal. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Beatles superfan Saya and boyfriend Martin saw their dreams come true Saturday night when music legend Paul McCartney invited them onstage in the Land Down Under for a very special marriage proposal. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 6th of December 2017

A 5.69-carat fancy vivid blue diamond fetched $15.1 million at Sotheby’s New York yesterday, making it the top lot of the day and advancing the narrative that aficionados are eager to pay top dollar for blue diamonds that carry the ultra-rare “fancy vivid” classification. Find out more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A 5.69-carat fancy vivid blue diamond fetched $15.1 million at Sotheby’s New York yesterday, making it the top lot of the day and advancing the narrative that aficionados are eager to pay top dollar for blue diamonds that carry the ultra-rare “fancy vivid” classification. Find out more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 5th of December 2017

Who knew gold was a flavor? On Friday, Hershey’s Gold — a candy bar crafted from caramelized creme and packed with peanuts and pretzels — started hitting shelves at supermarkets and sweet shops from coast to coast. What’s particularly interesting about Hershey’s first new flavor in 22 years is that it contains no chocolate at all. Get the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Who knew gold was a flavor? On Friday, Hershey’s Gold — a candy bar crafted from caramelized creme and packed with peanuts and pretzels — started hitting shelves at supermarkets and sweet shops from coast to coast. What’s particularly interesting about Hershey’s first new flavor in 22 years is that it contains no chocolate at all. Get the full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 4th of December 2017

Scuba shop owner Robert Weiss dove 74 feet to the bottom of Lake Travis in Texas last Sunday to rescue an engagement ring that had fallen through the decking at the Gnarly Gar floating restaurant. Find out why Hannah Austin took off her “priceless” family heirloom and check out her reaction to getting it back. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Scuba shop owner Robert Weiss dove 74 feet to the bottom of Lake Travis in Texas last Sunday to rescue an engagement ring that had fallen through the decking at the Gnarly Gar floating restaurant. Find out why Hannah Austin took off her “priceless” family heirloom and check out her reaction to getting it back. Story and video at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Sunday the 3rd of December 2017

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 1st of December 2017

Music Friday: Country star Aaron Watson pens a love letter to his little girl in “Diamonds and Daughters.” He sings, “I found fortune like diamonds / In the love of a daughter / Worth more than all the gold in the world / And they say that a son / Is the pride of a father / But my heart belongs to my little girl.” Backstory and audio track at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Country star Aaron Watson pens a love letter to his little girl in “Diamonds and Daughters.” He sings, “I found fortune like diamonds / In the love of a daughter / Worth more than all the gold in the world / And they say that a son / Is the pride of a father / But my heart belongs to my little girl.” Backstory and audio track at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 30th of November 2017

Set with 25,000 crystals and gleaming with one million reflective facets, the 9.5-foot-wide, 550-pound Swarovski Star has been the headliner of the Rockefeller Center tree-lighting celebration since 2004. The eagerly awaited event was aired on NBC last night. See our blog for more details about the amazing treetopper. http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Set with 25,000 crystals and gleaming with one million reflective facets, the 9.5-foot-wide, 550-pound Swarovski Star has been the headliner of the Rockefeller Center tree-lighting celebration since 2004. The eagerly awaited event was aired on NBC last night. See our blog for more details about the amazing treetopper. http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 29th of November 2017

Described by its auctioneer as the “Picasso of the pink diamond world,” the 14.93-carat “Pink Promise” set a record yesterday when it fetched $31.9 million at Christie’s Hong Kong. The $2.13 million per-carat selling price was the highest ever paid for a pink diamond larger than 10 carats. Find out how a risky recutting of the stone paid big dividends. Story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Described by its auctioneer as the “Picasso of the pink diamond world,” the 14.93-carat “Pink Promise” set a record yesterday when it fetched $31.9 million at Christie’s Hong Kong. The $2.13 million per-carat selling price was the highest ever paid for a pink diamond larger than 10 carats. Find out how a risky recutting of the stone paid big dividends. Story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 28th of November 2017

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially announced their engagement at Kensington Palace on Monday afternoon. In a subsequent interview with the BBC, the couple explained that the three-stone diamond engagement ring designed by Harry himself has a special connection with his late mother, Princess Diana. Get all the details here... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle officially announced their engagement at Kensington Palace on Monday afternoon. In a subsequent interview with the BBC, the couple explained that the three-stone diamond engagement ring designed by Harry himself has a special connection with his late mother, Princess Diana. Get all the details here... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 27th of November 2017

Thanksgiving Day marked the start of the “engagement season,” a romantic time of the year that stretches all the way to Valentine’s Day. The period accounts for 23% of the calendar, but proudly claims about 40% of all marriage proposals. Can you guess the most popular day of the year to pop the question? We've got the answer at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Thanksgiving Day marked the start of the “engagement season,” a romantic time of the year that stretches all the way to Valentine’s Day. The period accounts for 23% of the calendar, but proudly claims about 40% of all marriage proposals. Can you guess the most popular day of the year to pop the question? We've got the answer at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 22nd of November 2017

A golden laurel leaf trimmed from the coronation crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804 sold for a surprising $730,000 at an auction near Paris on Sunday. The hammer price was more than four times the pre-sale high estimate. Find out why the leaf was separated from the crown at our daily blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A golden laurel leaf trimmed from the coronation crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804 sold for a surprising $730,000 at an auction near Paris on Sunday. The hammer price was more than four times the pre-sale high estimate. Find out why the leaf was separated from the crown at our daily blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 21st of November 2017

It's been a banner year for tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone. The recent discovery of the 476.7-carat "Meya Prosperity" — which followed the March discovery of the even more massive 709.1-carat "Peace Diamond" — gives Sierra Leone the distinction of being the source of the world's two biggest diamond finds of 2017. Report continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

It's been a banner year for tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone. The recent discovery of the 476.7-carat "Meya Prosperity" — which followed the March discovery of the even more massive 709.1-carat "Peace Diamond" — gives Sierra Leone the distinction of being the source of the world's two biggest diamond finds of 2017. Report continues at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 20th of November 2017

A natural freshwater pearl bearing an uncanny likeness to a swimming fish proves, once again, that Mother Nature is the world's greatest artist, sculptor and designer. Measuring a little less than an inch in length, the specimen's shape, color, scale-like texture and seemingly articulated head and body make for a one-of-a-kind masterwork that has the gemological and jewelry communities buzzing. Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

A natural freshwater pearl bearing an uncanny likeness to a swimming fish proves, once again, that Mother Nature is the world's greatest artist, sculptor and designer. Measuring a little less than an inch in length, the specimen's shape, color, scale-like texture and seemingly articulated head and body make for a one-of-a-kind masterwork that has the gemological and jewelry communities buzzing. Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Friday the 17th of November 2017

Music Friday: Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of “With This Ring,” a feel-good sing-along that was a huge hit for The Platters and frontman Sonny Turner. He croons, “With this ring I promise I’ll always love you, always love you.” Fun music video and backstory at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Music Friday: Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of “With This Ring,” a feel-good sing-along that was a huge hit for The Platters and frontman Sonny Turner. He croons, “With this ring I promise I’ll always love you, always love you.” Fun music video and backstory at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Thursday the 16th of November 2017

Meet the smartphone case that doubles as a ring box and delivers the ultimate proposal selfie. When opened, RokShok's unique mechanism extends the engagement ring perfectly in front of the phone’s camera. As the phone captures his romantic proposal and her heartfelt reaction, the ring remains perfectly centered in the lower portion of the frame. Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Meet the smartphone case that doubles as a ring box and delivers the ultimate proposal selfie. When opened, RokShok's unique mechanism extends the engagement ring perfectly in front of the phone’s camera. As the phone captures his romantic proposal and her heartfelt reaction, the ring remains perfectly centered in the lower portion of the frame. Learn more at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 15th of November 2017

She said YES !!!
Congrats to Matt and Eliza!

She said YES !!! Congrats to Matt and Eliza!

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Wednesday the 15th of November 2017

The largest D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction — a 163-carat emerald-cut stunner set in an emerald and diamond necklace by de Grisogono — fetched $33.7 million at Christie’s Geneva yesterday. The diamond started out as a 404.20-carat Angola-sourced rough and has been billed as “the most beautiful diamond in the world.” Story continues here... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

The largest D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction — a 163-carat emerald-cut stunner set in an emerald and diamond necklace by de Grisogono — fetched $33.7 million at Christie’s Geneva yesterday. The diamond started out as a 404.20-carat Angola-sourced rough and has been billed as “the most beautiful diamond in the world.” Story continues here... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Tuesday the 14th of November 2017

Time-honored marriage proposal traditions are back in vogue, according to The Knot’s “2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study.” When it comes to getting down on bended knee, using the phrase “Will you marry me” and asking her parents for permission, everything old is new again. See the full report at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Time-honored marriage proposal traditions are back in vogue, according to The Knot’s “2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study.” When it comes to getting down on bended knee, using the phrase “Will you marry me” and asking her parents for permission, everything old is new again. See the full report at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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Posted by Bonafine Jewelers Inc. on Monday the 13th of November 2017

Measuring barely 1.5 inches across and carved with astonishing skill, this 3,500-year-old sealstone is considered one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever discovered. Some of the elements rising from the surface of the agate are so incomprehensibly small that they must be viewed with a magnifying glass or via photomicroscopy to be truly appreciated. Full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

Measuring barely 1.5 inches across and carved with astonishing skill, this 3,500-year-old sealstone is considered one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever discovered. Some of the elements rising from the surface of the agate are so incomprehensibly small that they must be viewed with a magnifying glass or via photomicroscopy to be truly appreciated. Full story at our blog... http://bonafinejewelers.thejewelerblog.com/

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