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Month: June 2019

15 Most Expensive Shoes of All Time Will Leave You Stunned — and Jealous

While it’s nothing new to splurge on footwear, a million-dollar pair is surely one to turn heads. Whether encrusted in precious stones or worn by a coveted athlete, these shoes go the extra mile when it comes to luxury footwear. In fact, some are even considered too valuable to be worn. Ready to see these […]

Engagement-Ring Spending Steady at $5K

The price millennials are willing to pay for an engagement ring has remained stable over the past three years, even as they become more flexible in their stone choices, research shows.  The average price couples spent on engagement rings in 2018 was $5,000, the same amount they shelled out in 2017 and 2016, data from […]

Inside The World’s Greatest Private Jewelry Collection: The Maharaja Treasures Of Sheikh Al-Thani

Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal emperor, lived every part of life in excess—exquisite, extravagant excess. In the early 17th century, he ruled a kingdom stretching across what is now India and Pakistan from the Peacock Throne, a seat encrusted with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires and a 50-carat, pear-shaped pearl. He fathered more than a dozen children […]

Dinosaur bones shimmering with opal reveal a new species

A hunt for precious gemstones revealed the first fossil evidence of a dinosaur herd, including a previously undiscovered dinosaur species, in Australia. The new dinosaur fossil was found in an opal mine and has turned into the gem itself, making it the most complete opalized dinosaur skeleton in the world, according to a new study. […]