Jewelry

Erin Manning, executive director of Whitehall, left, leads a tour with first lady Melania Trump, center, and Japan's first lady Akie Abe, right, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. Whitehall is a 75-room mansion that tycoon Henry Flagler built nearly 120 years ago and is now a museum. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
April 18, 2018 - 4:04 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — First lady Melania Trump might be one of the few not overly awed by a marble-bedecked and gold-plated Gilded Age mansion that she and her Japanese counterpart toured Wednesday. While President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe golfed at the president's...
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The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea. (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 7:11 am
BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets linked to the era of Danish King Harald Gormsson have been found on the eastern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea. A single silver coin was first found in January by two amateur archaeologists, one of them a...
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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 09, 2018 - 5:35 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay have agreed on 12 cities where they want to host the centenary World Cup in 2030. The Argentine Football Association said on Monday the plan would grant eight cities to Argentina and two each for Paraguay and Uruguay. The names of the...
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March 14, 2018 - 3:29 am
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Three rings and a bracelet worth $100,000 had been dumped in the garbage and all a Georgia county had to do was find the black bag among nearly 10 tons of trash that contained the diamond jewelry. Hall County Solid Waste Director Johnnie Vickers tells WSB-TV a woman made a...
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March 07, 2018 - 7:30 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man wants to parlay his heartbreak into a happy ending for another couple. The Virginian-Pilot reports Steven Crocker is soliciting stories from couples who want to tie the knot, but can't afford a ring. To the victors go the spoils of his own romance that...
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A Macro XRF scanner is used to study in minute detail the surface of Johannes Vermeer's masterpiece "Girl with a Pearl Earring", at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Researchers at the Mauritshuis museum are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” and they are letting the public in to watch. For two weeks, experts are pointing a battery of high-tech machines at the 17th century masterpiece of a young woman whose enigmatic gaze has earned her the nickname of the Dutch Mona Lisa. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
February 26, 2018 - 10:03 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — This really is state of the art research. Experts at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," and they are inviting the public in...
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February 07, 2018 - 7:20 am
BOSTON (AP) — For $3,000, patrons at one Boston restaurant can order a burger that comes with an engagement ring on the side. Pauli's, in the city's North End, says with 48-hours' notice, the restaurant's Big Boy burger will arrive with a 7/8 carat Neil Lane ring nestled in the bun. The ring will...
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Elton John, left, and Miley Cyrus appear after a performance of "Tiny Dancer" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 12:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The fashion accessory of the Grammy Awards: A single white rose, either pinned or conveniently left with a long stem for red carpet vamping. The message, of course, is a serious one as the music industry looked to follow up the anti-sexual misconduct show of black looks at the...
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In this combination photo, Gwyneth Paltrow attends the WSJ. Magazine 2017 Innovator Awards in New York on Nov. 1, 2017, left, and executive producer/writer Brad Falchuk appears at the premiere of "American Horror Story: Hotel" in Los Angeles on Oct. 3, 2015. Paltrow, 45, announced her engagement to Falchuk on Instagram on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. (Photos by Evan Agostini, left, and Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 2:46 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gwyneth Paltrow is engaged to television writer-producer Brad Falchuk. The 45-year-old actress and lifestyle guru announced the engagement Monday morning with an Instagram preview of them embracing in a black and white photo on the cover of Goop magazine. She used a diamond ring...
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January 07, 2018 - 3:34 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A leather rocking chair from the Jungle Room at Elvis Presley's Graceland has sold at auction for $17,500. Graceland says in a news release the chair was among 271 items from third-party collectors offered at the auction held Saturday at The Guest House at Graceland in Memphis...
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