10 Olympic Athletes Received a Commemorative Meteorite-Embedded Medal at Sochi 2014

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On February 15th, in addition to taking home the Sochi 2014 gold medal for first place in their respective events, all 10 winners also received a special hand-engraved medal embedded with a fragment of Chelyabinsk meteorite.

This day marked the one year anniversary of when a 7,000-tonne, 17 metre meteor flew across the Russian sky and crashed down close to the city of Chelyabinsk with the force (more…)

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Peridot beach August birthstone

BeachWhat better way to commemorate the birthstone of August then with a whole beach lined with it! The birthstone of the month is peridot and it comes in abundance on a small beach in Hawaii.

Papakolea Beach is a green sand beach; the sand came from a volcanic eruption that spewed green ash sand over 49,000 years ago. The green colour formed from Olivine rock fragments that came from the mountain. Olivine (more…)

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Friendship bracelets – a great gift for your right hand man

scott kayWe are all familiar with cotton braided friendship bracelets that were made and traded at school. Though we may not be seen dead in a brightly coloured cotton bracelet now, the idea of a bracelet as a friendship token might still be close to our hearts.

If a ring seems inappropriate, but you want to give something that can be kept close or worn every day, then check out the silver, leather and beaded (more…)

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Scott Kay International Couture Jewelry Collection

Scott KayScott Kay established himself as bridal designer before branching out into men’s jewellery in a bold and daring way that has hit the jewellery industry by storm.

“My collections are designed for the discriminating few around the world who refuse to settle for anything less than the finest in quality, and like those individuals, I will never compromise

Scott Kay is an industry icon creating true (more…)

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Feel Lusciouss In Silver Jewellery Whatever Your Mood

lusciousWhile men’s preferences remain fairly consistent over time, women, as is their prerogative, change the way they feel about things regularly. For example, over a month a woman will move from being attracted to strong extrovert and very masculine men to gentler, softer and introspective men based on her hormone levels. And so it is no surprise that she may express herself differently at these times as (more…)

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2012 London Olympics

2012The 2012 London Olympics featured the largest ever medals weighing in at just under a pound with a diameter of 3 inches. They were almost double the size of the medals from the last summer games in Beijing in 2008. However, although these medals are extremely large, they may be valued as low as $4.50 Canadian.

The International Olympic Committee had set out specific rules for how much gold, silver (more…)

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2012 Celebrity Engagement Rings

Amber Rose's Engagement RingIn 2012 several celebrities have been popped the question and given engagement rings which are the talk of the town. Some of the celebrities include Halle Berry, Drew Barrymore and Amber Rose.

Halle Berry’s fiancé, Olivier Martinez had Halle take an ancient Phoenician alchemy test in order to determine her favorite colors, shapes and numbers, etc. What was the outcome you may ask? A four-carat emerald! (more…)

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Ring In The New Year

Swan Ring

How does a swan end up in the Guinness Book of World Record may you ask? Apparently when it is made out of diamonds and placed on a finger! The Lobortas Classic Jewelry House in Kiev, Ukraine has set the world record for the most diamonds in one ring. This ring has been named the “Tsarevna Swan” (Tsarevna being the daughter of the Russian Tsar) and contains a total of 2,525 diamonds!! The diamonds (more…)

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