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Soon You May Know Exactly Where Your Diamond Was Mined

“The social and economic value of diamonds is very different depending on where they come from in the world,” Mr. Moltke said on a video call earlier this month from his home in Antwerp, Belgium. He moved to the city, a diamond trading hub, after leaving De Beers, where he had worked for 16 years, including five years in Gaborone, Botswana’s capital.

“I saw firsthand how these diamonds do good and how important it is for those communities who live off them,” he said.

This month, International Diamond Center, a 12-store jewelry retailer based in Clearwater, Fla., is planning to introduce Botswanamark’s branded diamonds at four of its stores, Mr. Moltke said, adding that the consumer experience will be similar to the De Beers model.

Greg Kwiat, chief executive of Kwiat Diamonds, a diamond jewelry brand in New York City, said the company’s Mine to Shine traceability program, introduced in June, was likewise based on a desire to show how diamonds positively affect the communities in Africa where they are mined.

Consumers who buy Kwiat diamonds are able to follow their stones from the mine through the stages of cutting and setting into jewelry. “Right now, we’re sharing videos and imagery of the process as it’s occurring,” Mr. Kwiat said. “At the end, you get this aggregated video from start to finish as a wonderful shareable memento.”

Proving mined diamonds’ origins is something the diamond industry has focused on since the late 1990s, when the blood-diamond crisis shook consumer confidence in the trade. In 2003, a coalition of governments, civil society and diamond industry established the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme, aimed at preventing the flow of conflict diamonds.

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Alba Baptista Debuts Diamond Wedding Rings After Marrying Chris Evans

Alba Baptista and Chris Evans
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Alba Baptista was shining bright on Saturday, November 25, as she showed off her sparkling wedding rings.

The actress, who married Chris Evans in September, wore her diamond engagement ring and wedding band to the GQ Portugal Man of the Year event in Lisbon on Saturday, November 25. She debuted her wedding bling in an Instagram post showing off her red carpet look.

Baptista, 26, rocked a black Miu Miu mini dress with patent leather slingback heels.
She topped off the look with white gold diamonds earrings and a diamond watch from Cartier. The borrowed jewels perfectly matched her large diamond ring and delicate wedding band.

She and the Captain America actor tied the knot in September, Us Weekly confirmed at the time, despite never announcing their engagement. Evans, 42, revealed the following month that they enjoyed two wedding ceremonies.

Chris Evans and Alba Baptista’s Relationship Timeline

Related: Chris Evans and Alba Baptista’s Relationship Timeline

Captain America found his girl. Chris Evans and reported wife Alba Baptista were first spotted holding hands in November 2022, one year after the pair initially sparked romance rumors. “I’m gonna give you a good answer,” the Gray Man star said in an interview with Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland in July 2022, when asked about what […]

“I got married,” Evans told the audience at New York Comic Con while wearing a gold wedding band. “It was really, really great. We kinda had two ceremonies. We had one on the East Coast. We did one in Portugal. My wife’s Portuguese. Yeah, go Portugal!”

He noted that planning two vow exchanges wasn’t easy. “They were wonderful and beautiful. It’s a lot planning a wedding. For those you who are married, it takes a lot out of you,” he shared. “Now that we’re through that, we’ve just kinda been enjoying life,

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Burglary Transpires At J.R.’S Diamonds & Jewelry

SHERMAN OAKS—The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a burglary that transpired at J.R.’s Diamonds & Jewelry in Sherman Oaks on Saturday, November 18. According to reports, authorities received a call after 1 p.m. at the establishment located on 15053 Ventura Boulevard.

Cameras captured an SUV ramming into the front of the business, before the burglars got out and started to steal items from the store. A large amount of damage was done to the store in the aftermath.

The company has the following message posted on their website:

“We have the very best, lowest prices based on the jewelers’ bible, “The Rap Sheet.” We not only share this diamond trade publication, but we also share all we know about diamonds. We have the largest selection of GIA & EGL USA certified diamonds in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles. We are Sherman Oaks’ wholesale jewelry store for everyone.

A lovely experience of shopping at this family-owned shop, with three generations of knowledge & expertise. And we have loads of 5-star ratings on Yelp!”

No information on the suspects or the amount of damage to the business has been disclosed to the public. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Ashley Jensen shows off diamond ring at awards ceremony after secretly getting married

SHETLAND actress Ashley Jensen shows off her diamond ring at an awards ceremony after it emerged she had secretly wed.

The rock was front and centre while posing at the Scottish Baftas in Glasgow last night with husband Kenny Doughty, 48.

Ashley Jensen got secretly married to Kenny Doughty, 48


Ashley Jensen got secretly married to Kenny Doughty, 48Credit: Getty
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The actress is up for best actress for TV show MayfliesCredit: BBC

Ash, 54, is up for best actress for TV show Mayflies.

She married Vera actor Kenny at Priston Mill in Bath in August.

Pals claimed Ashley “barely stopped smiling” during the “super fun” and “emotional” ceremony on August 9.

It came six years after she lost her first husband, who she shares 14-year-old son Francis with, to suicide.

Ashley became known across the globe when she joined the cast of hit TV series Ugly Betty from 2006-08.

But before then she portrayed Fiona Morris in EastEnders.

Fiona is the wife of Rod Morris and appears when her and Rod come to the di Marco’s for dinner.

Ashley is also known for portraying Emma in After Life, a carer who looks after Tony’s dad in a nursing home.

The hit show follows the story of Tony (Ricky Gervais) who is grieving after the death of his wife Lisa.

Ashley showed off her diamond ring at an awards ceremony


Ashley showed off her diamond ring at an awards ceremonyCredit: Getty

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Heavy Diamond Ring Album Release Party at The Lariat – by Landon James

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This Saturday, November 18, Heavy Diamond Ring will be hosting a very special album release party at The Lariat in Buena Vista.

Heavy Diamond Ring (HDR) is an open-hearted, all-American, folk-rock band that is redefining the modern take on Americana music. Born out of the multi-decade, songwriting/musical partnership of lead singer Sarah Anderson and songwriter/guitarist Paul DeHaven and their band Paper Bird, Heavy Diamond Ring is a joyful celebration that melds rock ‘n’ roll, indie-folk, Americana, and a little bit of everything in between.

“A little bit of twang, and a whole lotta beef” is one way the band describes itself on their official website.

Having released their eponymous debut album “Heavy Diamond Ring” in 2019, their newest offering “All Out of Angels” was just officially released on all music platforms on November 14, 2023. To promote this new musical offering, HDR is hitting the road for three celebratory shows in Colorado concluding the run at The Lariat this weekend.

“All Out of Angels” is a beautiful dive into the more sensitive and tender side of HDR with a sense of familiar longing and tenderness permeating the entire album.

Begun as an album more than three years ago, COVID-19 significantly hindered the progress of recording as the world’s music industry was all but shut down. “All Out of Angels” is a collection of old tunes from the cutting floor of Paper Bird that Anderson and DeHaven brought to HDR to see if it meshed with their current musical vision. Within moments of introducing these older songs to HDR, Anderson knew it was an album they had to finish.

“A magic just happens. We all kind of tap into something that is unique to our band”, explained Anderson.

Anderson and DeHaven’s magical musical connection bleeds into the joy that HDR evokes

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Sparkling Orange-Yellow Diamond Earrings Could Fetch $12 Million

A pair of fancy vivid orange-yellow diamond earrings weighing 12.20 and 11.96 carats will be the top lot at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale on December 6 in New York. The earrings, which are named “California Sunset Diamonds,” are estimated at $7 million – $12 million.

A ring with a similar fancy vivid yellowish orange diamond weighing 5.16 carats has an estimate of $1.5 million – $2 million.

There haven’t been many details released yet for Christie’s final jewelry auction of 2023, but the sale will include several fancy colored diamonds, white diamonds and colored gems. As always, there will be signed jewels from important collections.

Other important lots include a ring centered with 3.49-carat fancy vivid blue fancy vivid blue diamond with an estimate of $4.5 million – $5 million, a ring by Tiffany & Co. featuring an 8.91-carat Kashmir sapphire with an estimate of $700,000 – $1 million, a diamond ring featuring a 7.31-carat Burmese ruby with an estimate of $1 million – $2 million and a ring featuring a 9.31-carat no-oil Colombian emerald with an estimate of $200,000 – 300,000.

The private collections being offered include pieces from Adolphus Andrews Jr. and Emily Taylor Andrews, Margaret Thompson Biddle, Ivan and Genevieve Reitman and Julian and Josephine Robertson. A Graff ring centered with a 42.97 diamond is from a “distinguished Palm Beach collection.” Its estimate is $500,000 – 700,000.

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Saoirse Ronan Spotted Out with Diamond on Her Ring Finger

Saoirse Ronan may have a new role — fiancée!

The Irish actress, 29, sparked engagement rumors after stepping out with a diamond ring on her left hand at the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring-Summer 2024 show earlier in October. A rep for Ronan did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

She and actor Jack Lowden, who co-founded the production company Acade Pictures, have been quietly dating for a few years.

Saoirse Ronan.

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Back in 2018, Lowden, 33, spoke highly about working with Ronan for the filming of Mary Queen of Scots.

“It was remarkable working with Saoirse,” he said during a panel with AOL. “The woman is a force of nature on and off screen, and utterly fearless and a brilliant leader as well. For being 24 years old, it’s just constantly amazing to me, not just her work but how she is on a set is amazing. ”

He echoed the same sentiments while chatting with lowden-interview/” data-component=”link” data-source=”inlineLink” data-type=”externalLink” data-ordinal=”1″Esquire UK in February about their work as producers in an adaptation of Amy Liptrot’s memoir The Outrun.

“We finished shooting in October last year, but it was a great adventure. Saoirse is, first and foremost, one of the best actors in the world, so to work with her in that way and help in any way I could was great. It’s hopefully the first of many — it was wonderful,” Lowden said of Ronan, who also portrays Liptrot in the film.

The actor also described how he and Ronan have similar mindsets when it comes to the projects that they want to pursue.

Saoirse Ronan attends the Louis Vuitton Womenswear Spring-Summer 2024 show on October 02, 2023 in Paris.

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“We want to only do stuff

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What Makes Lab Diamond Ring the Best Purchase for Engagement Day?

What Makes Lab Diamond Ring the Best Purchase for Engagement Day?

The market offers various engagement ring collections so choosing any one becomes tough. An engagement ring is a special kind of shopping that needs much attention and buyers have to be very sure about their choice. A diamond ring for engagement day is a traditional choice that is still adored by people. t. In recent times, there have been some changes in the preferences of ring buyers as they are vastly fascinated by lab grown diamonds Germany rings.

Real diamond ring has always been the eye catching type of ring that makes everyone crazy. The real mined diamond ring is so pure that it comes with forever lasting quality with excellent brilliance. For engagement day, buyers look for something extraordinary that they can cherish forever. A ring type that has made buyers fall in love instantly with its quality is lab diamond rings. For special occasions, buyers are now choosing lab diamond ring over other ring options.

For engagement day, many ring types may look perfect but a lab diamond ring can add more elegance, style and class. Lab diamond ring is the best purchase for an engagement day and there are some fine reasons for that, such as: 

  •   Excellent budget choice

When it comes to buying real diamond ring buyers have to be sure about the overall budget. The prices of real diamond rings are sky-high so they have to think twice. Having a diamond ring for engagement day is a wishful desire of buyers but some wishes remain unfulfilled. But, when buyers got to know about the replica of real diamond ring they started to purchase lab diamond ring in full demand and they

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The Big Success Story of the Solitaire Diamond Ring


Solitaire diamond ring, image: Diamonds-USA

The big success story of the Solitaire diamond ring.

Because most engagement rings are purchased by men, who may find it challenging to pinpoint their partner’s ring preferences, they often choose to play it safe and opt for the Solitaire diamond ring.

Solitaire diamond ring models
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With so many ring designs and jewelry stores to pick from, determining how and where to buy the ideal Solitaire diamond ring can be difficult. Since it is one of the most important purchases they’ll ever make, so they would prefer that it is right. Not just because it can be rather costly, but also because they want their partner to cherish it as much as they cherish themselves. 

If the prospect of searching for the perfect proof of your love and commitment is worrisome, don’t worry. We’ve prepared a simple shopping guide to help you find the perfect Solitaire diamond ring at Diamonds-USA. Here’s everything you need to know to find the best ring for your love.


Four Cs you need to know: Cut, Carat, Clarity, and Color

Since you are decided on the ring model-The Solitaire diamond ring, you should put your attention to the diamond that will be set at the top of the solitairee setting.

Chances are, you’ve come across the “Four Cs,” the widely-known diamond grading system. Let’s quickly break down what each “C” represents and how you can use this information to find the perfect diamond within your budget.


When we refer to “cut,” we’re not talking about the shape of the diamond; instead, we’re talking about its sparkle factor. This aspect applies specifically to round brilliant diamonds and is graded on a scale from excellent to poor, based on how closely the diamond matches the ideal

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Deepika Padukone’s Ex-BF, Siddharth Mallya Gets Engaged To GF, Jasmine, She Flaunts Her Diamond Ring

Deepika Padukone's Ex-BF, Siddharth Mallya Gets Engaged To GF, Jasmine, She Flaunts Her Diamond Ring

Deepika Padukone’s ex-boyfriend, Siddharth Mallya is on cloud nine as he embarked on a new journey in his life. He proposed to his lady love, Jasmine in a unique way at the Halloween party. And the glimpses from their engagement ceremony are nothing but adorable. For the unversed, Deepika Padukone dated Siddharth Mallya before getting into a relationship with her now-husband, Ranveer Singh.

Deepika Padukone’s ex-boyfriend, Siddharth Mallya gets engaged to his ladylove, Jasmine

On November 1, 2023, Siddharth Mallya took to his Instagram handle and gave a beautiful surprise to his Instafam. The actor shared two pictures with his ladylove, Jasmine as they got engaged. Siddharth proposed to his girlfriend at a Halloween party, and the pictures from the same simply melted our hearts. In the first photo, he can be seen kneeling down and asking Jasmine’s hand for marriage. Sharing the pictures, Siddharth penned a beautiful note, which can be read as:

“Well I guess you’re stuck with me now forevreee. I love u my juppet @jassofiaa (thank u for saying yes to this pumpkin)”

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In the next picture, Siddharth can be seen posing happily with his fiancee, Jasmine. Without any doubt, the much-in-love couple looked picture-perfect. However, it was the beautiful engagement ring that caught our attention. Deepika Padukone’s ex-boyfriend proposed to his ladylove with an exquisite diamond ring. In another picture shared by Siddharth’s fiancee on her IG handle, we got a clear view of the engagement ring, and it was pretty. Talking about their looks, Siddharth was dressed in an orange-hued pumpkin costume. On the other hand, his ladylove looked pretty in a purple-hued dress, which she styled with a maroon velvet

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