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Video: 60 Minutes Shows Footage of Pink Panthers Jewelry Heists

Thu, 03 Apr 2014

By Erika Winters

Game of Thrones House Stark Talisman Necklace from Pyrrha & HBO
The "Pink Panthers" have stolen $500 million in jewelry and art.


Watch the 60 Minutes video below to see how the "Pink Panthers" network of jewel thieves brazenly rob some of the most renowned high-end jewelry stores in the world. According to 60 Minutes, the Pink Panthers are responsible for 370 heists that garnered them jewelry--as well as artworks--worth $500 million. The video shows security-camera footage from some of their most outrageous heists, including one in Dubai, where the thieves drove two cars into a mall and crashed them through the doors of the Graff store. The thieves robbed Graff of $3.5 million in diamonds.


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Perfect Pair: Pyrrha Collaborates with HBO on "Game of Thrones" Jewelry Collection

Wed, 02 Apr 2014
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By Erika Winters

Game of Thrones House Stark Talisman Necklace from Pyrrha & HBO
Winter is coming. Game of Thrones House Stark Talisman Necklace • From Pyrrha & HBO

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Pricescope GTG Door Prize Sneak Peek: Tacori Promise Bracelet from Whiteflash!

Mon, 31 Mar 2014

By Erika Winters

We are hosting the 4th Annual Pricescope Get-Together this May in Las Vegas, and we will be sharing stunning door prizes from our featured sponsors and contributing forum vendors each week in a series of "Sneak Peeks!" Up this week is a lovely Tacori Promise bracelet from Whiteflash!


Tacori Promise Bracelet from Whiteflash


Pricescope consumer members attending the 4th Annual Pricescope Get-Together will have the chance to win this Tacori Promise Bracelet in sterling silver with 18k yellow gold accent and Tacori key.


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Jewel of the Week - Fiery Diamond Engagement Ring

Sat, 29 Mar 2014
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By Erika Winters

Fabulous Jewelry Shared by Pricescope Members

March can be a gloomy and chilly month, but this week's featured jewel is all about heat! Thanks everyone for sharing your gorgeous jewelry in the Show Me the Bling forum!


Diamond solitaire engagement ring shared by hathalove

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Graff Debuts $55 Million "Hallucination" Diamond Watch at Baselworld 2014

Thu, 27 Mar 2014

By Erika Winters

From the $500 million Hair & Jewel campaign to the most expensive watch in the world, Graff Diamonds plays on our wildest diamond fantasies--this time at Baselworld 2014. The iconic jeweler has unveiled a $55 million multicolored diamond watch at the Baselworld Watch and Jewelry Show, which opened today.


Graff Diamonds Hallucination multicolored diamond watch
Graff Diamonds unveiled the $55 million "Hallucination" on the opening day of Baselworld 2014 • Image Graff Diamonds


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Rare Diamond Papal Jewels Offered for $1.9 Million

Tue, 25 Mar 2014
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By Erika Winters

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Papal ring set with a 13-carat diamond in platinum • Image courtesy of M.S. Rau Antiques

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Pricescope GTG Door Prize Sneak Peek: Yellow Diamond Pendant from Leibish & Co.!

Mon, 24 Mar 2014

By Erika Winters

We are hosting the 4th Annual Pricescope Get-Together at the end of May in Las Vegas, and we are so excited to kick off our door prize "sneak peeks!" For the last 3 years, we have been stunned by the generosity of our featured sponsors and contributing forum vendors. Each year, they make ever-more fabulous donations to our annual event. And this year, we are thrilled to announce our very first door prize--a lovely heart-shaped diamond pendant from Leibish & Co.!


Yellow Diamond Pendant from Leibish & Co.

Pricescope consumer members attending the 4th Annual Pricescope Get-Together will have the chance to win this yellow diamond pendant from Leibish & Co.!


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Jewel(s) of the Week - Ring in Spring: Join the Flowers & Bling Pics Thread!

Fri, 21 Mar 2014
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This week we are celebrating spring's arrival with a gorgeous array of flower and diamond pictures shared in the Flowers and Bling Pics thread. Special thanks to Niel for starting the thread last year and for keeping it going this year! Below are several stunning pictures from the thread to get you started. There are many more to admire, and we want to see yours!


Diamond solitaire ring shared by Daisyoz

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$33 Million Fabergé Egg Found at Flea Market to Go on Display in London

Thu, 20 Mar 2014
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Fabergé imperial egg on display at Wartski in April 2014

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Jewelers of America Announces National Retailer Design Competition Winners

Wed, 19 Mar 2014

By Erika Winters

Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the winners of the CASE Awards, an annual retailer design competition held at the JA New York Winter Show at the beginning of March. The national competition honors JA retail members who show artistry, style, creativity, and excellence in their jewelry designs. Awards were given to JA retail members for the following six categories: Jewelry up to $2,000, $2,001-$5,000, $5,001-$10,000, Over $10,000 (retail values), Buyers’ Choice, and Best in Show.


Jewelers of America CASE Awards 2014 winner - Underwood’s Fine Jewelers

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