Diamond Information : What Are Champagne Diamonds?

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Champagne diamonds are basically the same as yellow diamonds with a bit more brown tone to them. Find out how colored diamonds form in nature with information from a successful jeweler in this free video on diamonds.
Expert: A. Scott Rhodes
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Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work – The Crown Jewels

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The British crown jewels are so precious that they travel in secret and can only be handled by one man, the crown jeweler. He gives a guided tour of the crown, which Queen Elizabeth II dons for the incredibly lush and symbolic ceremony that opens Parliament each year.

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The Royal British Crown Jewels

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The collective term Crown Jewels denotes the regalia and vestments worn by the sovereign of the United Kingdom during the coronation ceremony and at other state functions. The term refers to the following objects: the crowns, sceptres (with either the cross or the dove), orbs, swords, rings, spurs, Read more

$Million Jade Valuation Antiques Roadshow

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From the 2010 season premiere of the U.S. Antiques Roadshow, on PBS. It is the highest appraisal value ever given on the show. This 18th-Century Qianlong Jade Collection from the 18th century Qing Dynasty was acquired between the late 1930’s and through the 1940s, by her father while Read more

Late 18th Century Memorial Ring

This ring is said to have been handed down from a man who served with Nelson in 1794.
It marks the life and death of an ‘R. Cheesemont’ who was a surgeon on HMS Powerful. The ring is made from gold with an ivory backing and is referred to as Read more

Most expensive jewelry sold at auction

Most expensive jewelry auctions are known to feature colorless or colored diamonds, modern and period jewelry and varied precious stones. Jewelry that usually symbolizes love and gratitude has transformed into a symbol of money and luxury. If you are a connoisseur of refined and elegant jewelry, you must be Read more