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2013-10-23 23:27:27

With colored gemstones’ popularity on the rise, jewelry lovers look for the right shades to finish the year in style. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Since Pantone’s selection of emerald for Color of the Year in 2013, fashion enthusiasts have enjoyed the color’s namesake gemstone, but the announcement of nine seasonal colors introduces an array of new hues for jewelry lovers to mix and match this fall and winter. Earlier this year, Bizmology reported an increase in...

Case Western Reserve University Makes Nanodiamonds In Ambient Conditions
2013-10-21 09:19:46

Case Western Reserve University Opens door for flexible electronics, implants and more Instead of having to use tons of crushing force and volcanic heat to forge diamonds, researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to cheaply make nanodiamonds on a lab bench at atmospheric pressure and near room temperature. The nanodiamonds are formed directly from a gas and require no surface to grow on. The discovery holds promise for many uses in technology and...

2013-10-16 23:35:13

As diamond prices rise*, more brides say yes to Moissanite Engagement Rings. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Diamonds have been the stone of choice for engagement rings, wedding bands, and fine jewelry items since 1477 when the first diamond engagement ring was presented**. Known originally as a sign of great wealth and royalty, today diamonds are almost commonplace. With prices projected to rise a whopping 6% a year through 2020, however, the popularity of diamonds may be waning....

2013-10-16 23:29:19

David Birnbaum / Rare 1 announces the sale of a rare D Flawless 66 carat cushion-cut diamond pendant. The diamond was cut from a stone originally weighing 135 carats. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 David Birnbaum, founding principal of David Birnbaum / Rare 1 (http://www.rare1.com) is known for offering exclusive “ultra high-end” gems. The firm – which projects globally, specializes in “the rare and the extraordinary.” The mantra of the firm is that it offers a unique...


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2006-09-11 12:49:23

The Diamond Dove, Geopelia cuneata, is a resident bird of Central, West and Northern Australia. It predominantly exists in areas near water but which are lightly arid or semi-arid in nature. They can occasionally be spotted in Southern Australia in parks and gardens when their central habitat is very dry. They are one of Australia's smallest pigeons being 7.5 to 8.3 inches in length. They have white spots and black edges on their wings, orange eyes and red eye-rings. The head, neck, and...

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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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