Posts tagged "diamonds"

Serious Bling: 500 Carat Diamond Discovered

Miners in Lesotho, a kingdom in southern Africa, found one of the world's largest diamonds, a near-perfect gem weighing nearly 500 carats, said mining group Gem Diamonds on Sunday. The diamond, which has not been named yet, was discovered on September 8 and was then analyzed by experts in Antwerp, who found it to weigh…

By: Annika Harris / September 22, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: George Clooney, Dylan McKay, And Female Condoms

George Clooney's character in "Burn After Reading" is a sex addict. The sex toys from the movie are now selling out in stores. [NY Post] Dylan McKay will not be returning to Beverly Hills. Though he's been asked to make an appearance on the new "90210," Luke Perry won't reprise the role. Move on, Kelly.

By: Catherine Strawn / September 19, 2008

Diamonds From Tequila

Diamonds can be made out of many materials, even your dead dog's ashes, and now booze-hounds may be able to get bling made from their alcohol of choice: tequila. Now, technically the diamonds a team of researchers in Mexico have made from 80-proof tequila blanco are diamond films, used in machinery that operates at high…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 19, 2008

Guys Shouldn’t Wear Bling

So, Nick Cannon's wedding ring. From the looks of this photo, it is large and covered in diamonds. Eek. Men shouldn't be allowed to have gems on their wedding bands. I realize this is discrimination, but men who wear diamond rings are just trying to be Tony Soprano or P.Diddy. Like, because they're hyper-masculine, they're…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2008

Dita’s Diamond

Last week, we discussed who gets the ring if an engagement is broken off. But what do you do with the ring if you get to keep it? It's not like you can wear it on another finger -- engagement rings are just a little too distinctive-looking. Well, Dita Von Teese took her diamond from…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 31, 2008

Kimora Lee Simmons’ Doggie Diamond

My dog, Lucca, had to go to the vet today which has got me thinking about what I would do if she didn't come home -- pets are like family and the only thing I love more than her is my fiancé. My mom and brother are third and fourth (sorry, guys!). So aside from…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 21, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: A Giant Rock, Genital Mutilation, And Cheating In Australia

A rare colorless diamond -- 101.27 carats -- will be auctioned off in Hong Kong in late May and is expected to go for at least $6 million. Be sure to alert your boyfriend so that he can bid on what is sure to become your engagement ring. [AHN] The Raelians, a cult-like group, have…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 21, 2008
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