A 35.27-carat cushion cut grayish-blue diamond. Not much is known about it. In 1969, Cartier lent this diamond to the New York State Museum by shawna
shawna
shawna A 35.27-carat cushion cut grayish-blue diamond. Not much is known about it. In 1969, Cartier lent this diamond to the New York State Museum
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Victoria-Transvaal Diamond Necklace: Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. 67.89 carats Look for flashes of color in the 116 facets of this pear-shaped, champagne-colored diamond. Cut from a 240-carat crystal, it is suspended from a chain of 108 diamonds that total about 45 carats. The necklace was designed by Baumgold Brothers, Inc. by digitaleuphoria
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digitaleuphoria Victoria-Transvaal Diamond Necklace: Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C. 67.89 carats Look for flashes of color in the 116 facets of this pear-shaped, champagne-colored diamond. Cut from a 240-carat crystal, it is suspended from a chain of 108 diamonds that total about 45 carats. The necklace was designed by Baumgold Brothers, Inc.
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Cartier / Mackay Emerald and Diamond Necklace / 168 carats / Muzo, Colombia.  This huge emerald is set in an art deco diamond and platinum pendant designed by Cartier. In 1931, Clarence Mackay gave the necklace as a wedding gift to his wife, Anna Case -- a prima donna at the New York Metropolitan Opera from 1909 to 1920 by stacie
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stacie Cartier / Mackay Emerald and Diamond Necklace / 168 carats / Muzo, Colombia. This huge emerald is set in an art deco diamond and platinum pendant designed by Cartier. In 1931, Clarence Mackay gave the necklace as a wedding gift to his wife, Anna Case -- a prima donna at the New York Metropolitan Opera from 1909 to 1920
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Amethyst and Diamond Ring in Sterling Silver  - This ring features a 2.30 Carat T.W. cushion-cut amethyst. It is crafted of genuine sterling by GemLN Jewelers
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GemLN Jewelers Amethyst and Diamond Ring in Sterling Silver - This ring features a 2.30 Carat T.W. cushion-cut amethyst. It is crafted of genuine sterling
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This watch is the most expensive watch in the world. It might be unbelieveable, but this watch worth $25 million. Its made of 15 carat pink diamond, 12 carat blue diamond and 11 carat white diamond. In addition there’s 163 carat diamond surrounded by white and yellow, so that is a total of 201 carat, as the name of the watch. by rosa
rosa
rosa This watch is the most expensive watch in the world. It might be unbelieveable, but this watch worth $25 million. Its made of 15 carat pink diamond, 12 carat blue diamond and 11 carat white diamond. In addition there’s 163 carat diamond surrounded by white and yellow, so that is a total of 201 carat, as the name of the watch.
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18k Black Gold Black Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring - Here is a very large, stunning & certified 3.25 carat Black Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring set in a lovely 18k Black Gold. This wide ring features a AAA quality 1.50 carat Black Princess Cut diamond is set atop of the ring. It also comes with beautiful 1.75 carat VS1-VS2 clarity & E color princess cut & round diamonds that surround the solitaire. The ring measures 7.5mm wide & the by Theincensewoman
Theincensewoman
Theincensewoman 18k Black Gold Black Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring - Here is a very large, stunning & certified 3.25 carat Black Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Ring set in a lovely 18k Black Gold. This wide ring features a AAA quality 1.50 carat Black Princess Cut diamond is set atop of the ring. It also comes with beautiful 1.75 carat VS1-VS2 clarity & E color princess cut & round diamonds that surround the solitaire. The ring measures 7.5mm wide & the
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A 4.33 carat yellow diamond ring by Cartier.  The center stone is a rectangular brilliant cut natural fancy intense yellow diamond, flanked on either side by white diamonds (1 carat total). Via Diamonds in the Library. by tabitha
tabitha
tabitha A 4.33 carat yellow diamond ring by Cartier. The center stone is a rectangular brilliant cut natural fancy intense yellow diamond, flanked on either side by white diamonds (1 carat total). Via Diamonds in the Library.
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Blue Topaz Ring -  The 4.47 Carat cushion-cut blue topaz in this ring is set in genuine sterling silver. by GemLN Jewelers
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GemLN Jewelers Blue Topaz Ring - The 4.47 Carat cushion-cut blue topaz in this ring is set in genuine sterling silver.
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This is St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. It is located in Manhattan, New York. It is the oldest Catholic church in New York City, as well as New York State. This is a religious landscape because in is a church that occupies the land of Manhattan, New York. -Chelsea N by caroline
caroline
caroline This is St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. It is located in Manhattan, New York. It is the oldest Catholic church in New York City, as well as New York State. This is a religious landscape because in is a church that occupies the land of Manhattan, New York. -Chelsea N
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A 2.30 Carat T.W. cushion-cut smoky quartz is featured in this ring. It is accented by 0.08 Carat T.W. channel set diamonds. by GemLN India
GemLN India
GemLN India A 2.30 Carat T.W. cushion-cut smoky quartz is featured in this ring. It is accented by 0.08 Carat T.W. channel set diamonds.
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Lent is a good way for Christians to become closer to God whether they are Catholic or not. And even if you do give in to temptation, you can always say a little prayer and carry on trying till lent finishes! In the end its about trying that counts to God the most. by dollie
dollie
dollie Lent is a good way for Christians to become closer to God whether they are Catholic or not. And even if you do give in to temptation, you can always say a little prayer and carry on trying till lent finishes! In the end its about trying that counts to God the most.
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This 396.30-carat kunzite gem from Afghanistan adorns the necklace that Paloma Picasso designed in 1986 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tiffany & Co. The cushion cut kunzite is set in an 18k yellow gold and diamond ribbon motif pendant suspended from a necklace of 30 South Sea baroque pearls. by aileen
aileen
aileen This 396.30-carat kunzite gem from Afghanistan adorns the necklace that Paloma Picasso designed in 1986 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Tiffany & Co. The cushion cut kunzite is set in an 18k yellow gold and diamond ribbon motif pendant suspended from a necklace of 30 South Sea baroque pearls.
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12th Largest Diamond In The World. In 2002 a spectacular 581ct. rough diamond was found in the Amazon River in Brazil. It took more than 2 years to create this 230.17ct. diamond, the largest pear cut in the world. In 2007 it was purchased by Steve Winn and mounted in an amazing Cartier platinum diamond necklace valued at $1.1 million dollars, now that’s just the mounting, the 231ct. diamond is not included. The stone itself, color “H” clarity “VSL”, sold for more than 15 million. by vera
vera
vera 12th Largest Diamond In The World. In 2002 a spectacular 581ct. rough diamond was found in the Amazon River in Brazil. It took more than 2 years to create this 230.17ct. diamond, the largest pear cut in the world. In 2007 it was purchased by Steve Winn and mounted in an amazing Cartier platinum diamond necklace valued at $1.1 million dollars, now that’s just the mounting, the 231ct. diamond is not included. The stone itself, color “H” clarity “VSL”, sold for more than 15 million.
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Round Solitaire Black Diamond Engagement Ring - This unique 2.92 carat Round Solitaire Black Diamond Engagement Ring is set in 14k Black Gold. It features a AAA quality 1.72 carat Black Diamond is set in the center atop of the ring. Surrounding the solitaire are White Round Brilliant cut diamonds on the top, sides & outside the ring. They are SI-1 in diamond clarity & a G-H in color quality. The ring measures 10mm wide & all of the diamonds are by dong cheng
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dong cheng Round Solitaire Black Diamond Engagement Ring - This unique 2.92 carat Round Solitaire Black Diamond Engagement Ring is set in 14k Black Gold. It features a AAA quality 1.72 carat Black Diamond is set in the center atop of the ring. Surrounding the solitaire are White Round Brilliant cut diamonds on the top, sides & outside the ring. They are SI-1 in diamond clarity & a G-H in color quality. The ring measures 10mm wide & all of the diamonds are
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Smoky Quartz Ring - The 3.01 Carat cushion-cut smoky quartz in this ring is set in genuine sterling silver with a yellow rhodium finish. by GemLN Jewelers
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GemLN Jewelers Smoky Quartz Ring - The 3.01 Carat cushion-cut smoky quartz in this ring is set in genuine sterling silver with a yellow rhodium finish.
Sterling Silver
Kagu A rare New Zealand bird, not much is known about the enigmatic Kagu. It is flightless, though its wings are large; it is a forest-dweller, though its markings are oddly light in color. Very few remain and scientists know little about its preferences and habits. We do know that it possesses “nasal corns” unlike any other bird. For reasons unknown, the kagu also has one-third the red blood count of other birds. Scientists have had a difficult time classifying ... by lorene
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lorene Kagu A rare New Zealand bird, not much is known about the enigmatic Kagu. It is flightless, though its wings are large; it is a forest-dweller, though its markings are oddly light in color. Very few remain and scientists know little about its preferences and habits. We do know that it possesses “nasal corns” unlike any other bird. For reasons unknown, the kagu also has one-third the red blood count of other birds. Scientists have had a difficult time classifying ...
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6.48 carat antique cushion cut diamond ring. (6.48 carat antique cushion-cut diamond, which is accompanied by a GIA - Gem Trade Laboratory - report stating: ‘I’ color - ‘VS2’ clarity.) Via Diamonds in the Library. by june
june
june 6.48 carat antique cushion cut diamond ring. (6.48 carat antique cushion-cut diamond, which is accompanied by a GIA - Gem Trade Laboratory - report stating: ‘I’ color - ‘VS2’ clarity.) Via Diamonds in the Library.
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+For Lent, create a bowl of black stones and on each black stone would be a trait I would not like to see in myself (ex. complaining, rudeness, etc.). And after Lent ends, keep the black stones bowl to show that Lent is not just a "give up for only 40 days" thing; it's a lifelong promise by alma
alma
alma +For Lent, create a bowl of black stones and on each black stone would be a trait I would not like to see in myself (ex. complaining, rudeness, etc.). And after Lent ends, keep the black stones bowl to show that Lent is not just a "give up for only 40 days" thing; it's a lifelong promise
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The Marie-Antoinette Blue Diamond:  5.64 carat blue heart shaped diamond which the queen had set in a ring. The queen gave the ring to her close friend Princess Lobomirska, shortly before her trail in 1791. After the Polish princess died her estate was passed to her four daughters. The diamond became the property of Count Wladimir Potocki through his marriage to one of the daughters. It belongs to a private collector in Europe and is not on display to the public. by Caroline C. ❦
Caroline C. ❦
Caroline C. ❦ The Marie-Antoinette Blue Diamond: 5.64 carat blue heart shaped diamond which the queen had set in a ring. The queen gave the ring to her close friend Princess Lobomirska, shortly before her trail in 1791. After the Polish princess died her estate was passed to her four daughters. The diamond became the property of Count Wladimir Potocki through his marriage to one of the daughters. It belongs to a private collector in Europe and is not on display to the public.
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It is a known fact that hacks from the early 20th century are not the first place to turn to for tips to make life easier – all thanks to Google. The New York Public Library, however, of recent made a digital form of a hundred “How to do it” cards which manufacturers usually place in cigarette boxes. by nicole
nicole
nicole It is a known fact that hacks from the early 20th century are not the first place to turn to for tips to make life easier – all thanks to Google. The New York Public Library, however, of recent made a digital form of a hundred “How to do it” cards which manufacturers usually place in cigarette boxes.
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Sumerian cuneiform, one of the earliest known writing system. Its origins can be traced back to about 8,000 BC. It developed from the pictographs and other symbols used to represent trade goods and livestock on clay tablets. Sumerian was spoken in Sumer in southern Mesopotamia from perhaps the 4th millennium BC until about 2,000 BC, when it was replaced by Akkadian as a spoken language.  Sumerian is not related to any other known language so is by proteamundi
proteamundi
proteamundi Sumerian cuneiform, one of the earliest known writing system. Its origins can be traced back to about 8,000 BC. It developed from the pictographs and other symbols used to represent trade goods and livestock on clay tablets. Sumerian was spoken in Sumer in southern Mesopotamia from perhaps the 4th millennium BC until about 2,000 BC, when it was replaced by Akkadian as a spoken language. Sumerian is not related to any other known language so is
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New England Aster. This lovely fall blooming perennial is native to most of the US, and its blue, purple & white flowers are adorning the roadsides now. This tall species can be cut back in early summer to control its presence in the garden. Also known as Michaelmas daisy, it is a long-lasting cut flower with many hybrid varieties available in various shades of pink and purple. by proteamundi
proteamundi
proteamundi New England Aster. This lovely fall blooming perennial is native to most of the US, and its blue, purple & white flowers are adorning the roadsides now. This tall species can be cut back in early summer to control its presence in the garden. Also known as Michaelmas daisy, it is a long-lasting cut flower with many hybrid varieties available in various shades of pink and purple.
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Colorful NGC 1579 resembles the better known Trifid Nebula, but lies much farther north in planet Earth's sky, in the heroic constellation Perseus. About 2,100 light-years away and 3 light-years across, NGC 1579 is, like the Trifid, a study in contrasting blue and red colors, with dark dust lanes prominent in the nebula's central regions. In both, dust reflects starlight to produce beautiful blue reflection nebulae. But unlike the Trifid, in NGC 1579 the reddish glow is not emission from clou... by claire
claire
claire Colorful NGC 1579 resembles the better known Trifid Nebula, but lies much farther north in planet Earth's sky, in the heroic constellation Perseus. About 2,100 light-years away and 3 light-years across, NGC 1579 is, like the Trifid, a study in contrasting blue and red colors, with dark dust lanes prominent in the nebula's central regions. In both, dust reflects starlight to produce beautiful blue reflection nebulae. But unlike the Trifid, in NGC 1579 the reddish glow is not emission from clou...
Paper Stuff
This White Coober Peddy Australian Precious Opal is cabochon cut in the form of a lozenge. In a clean and understated mount, the solid Opal is flanked on each side with a .15 carat brilliant cut, round VS-SI1 G-H Diamond. It measures approx 18mm north to south on the finger x 7.50mm east to west and is 3.70mm deep. It is set with 4 corner carriage claws, as are the Diamonds. Mount is 14K white gold, claws 18K. Superb! by tabitha
tabitha
tabitha This White Coober Peddy Australian Precious Opal is cabochon cut in the form of a lozenge. In a clean and understated mount, the solid Opal is flanked on each side with a .15 carat brilliant cut, round VS-SI1 G-H Diamond. It measures approx 18mm north to south on the finger x 7.50mm east to west and is 3.70mm deep. It is set with 4 corner carriage claws, as are the Diamonds. Mount is 14K white gold, claws 18K. Superb!
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NEW YORK.- rare pink cushion-cut 9-carat diamond ring from the estate of the late copper heiress Huguette Clark is shown. The piece, believed to be owned by Clark’s mother, sold for $15,762,500 at Christies’ New York Magnificent Jewels auction on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by milagros
milagros
milagros NEW YORK.- rare pink cushion-cut 9-carat diamond ring from the estate of the late copper heiress Huguette Clark is shown. The piece, believed to be owned by Clark’s mother, sold for $15,762,500 at Christies’ New York Magnificent Jewels auction on Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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Tracing Your New York Ancestors. You’ll not only get a quick lesson in New York State history and understand why the different regions are important, you’ll also learn about special record sets and resources unique to New York. Whether your ancestor was a Knickerbocker or an immigrant, you’ll be in a “New York State of mind“ with these research tips, tricks and tools. #genealogy #webinars by pansy
pansy
pansy Tracing Your New York Ancestors. You’ll not only get a quick lesson in New York State history and understand why the different regions are important, you’ll also learn about special record sets and resources unique to New York. Whether your ancestor was a Knickerbocker or an immigrant, you’ll be in a “New York State of mind“ with these research tips, tricks and tools. #genealogy #webinars
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New York is teeming with celebrities. Anyone know where they all live? Well, it's not very New York to care, really. We just assumed they were always within earshot (which is why we always lower our voice when talking about Paul Giamatti). There was this New York Magazine map back in 2006, but since then we haven't seen much in the way of those Hollywood maps everyone buys in LA. Enter Rentenna, a search tool for New York apartments, who's made a handy-dandy map of their own. by alma
alma
alma New York is teeming with celebrities. Anyone know where they all live? Well, it's not very New York to care, really. We just assumed they were always within earshot (which is why we always lower our voice when talking about Paul Giamatti). There was this New York Magazine map back in 2006, but since then we haven't seen much in the way of those Hollywood maps everyone buys in LA. Enter Rentenna, a search tool for New York apartments, who's made a handy-dandy map of their own.
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Blogger\Photographer says:   I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be Curves. It can do so much! Not only can it lighten up your images, but it can make your colors and contrast pop by making an S curve. To do that, just add a second point in the curves window, and drag it down a bit. This is pictured here. by rachelle
rachelle
rachelle Blogger\Photographer says: I don’t know about you, but if I could only use one tool in photoshop for the rest of my life, it would be Curves. It can do so much! Not only can it lighten up your images, but it can make your colors and contrast pop by making an S curve. To do that, just add a second point in the curves window, and drag it down a bit. This is pictured here.
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Chopard Chameleon diamond. This chameleon diamond appears green in bright light but looks yellow in darkness. It is the largest chameleon diamond known to exist. by virgie
virgie
virgie Chopard Chameleon diamond. This chameleon diamond appears green in bright light but looks yellow in darkness. It is the largest chameleon diamond known to exist.
Sparkle and Shine
Diamond Ring in 14k White Gold - This ring has a vintage feel to it. It is crafted of 14k white gold and features 0.33 Carat center diamond by GemLN Jewelers
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GemLN Jewelers Diamond Ring in 14k White Gold - This ring has a vintage feel to it. It is crafted of 14k white gold and features 0.33 Carat center diamond
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The discovery of this giant Sonoran Desert Toad yesterday outside the Chiricahua Desert Museum the locals are sure this toad is responsible for the loss of their pets This toad weighed in at 57 pounds, that was after it dispensed about 2 gallons of urine during its capture.  the largest native toad in North American does not typically get any larger than about 1.5 pounds length of 7.5 inches  this is a new world record, by earline
earline
earline The discovery of this giant Sonoran Desert Toad yesterday outside the Chiricahua Desert Museum the locals are sure this toad is responsible for the loss of their pets This toad weighed in at 57 pounds, that was after it dispensed about 2 gallons of urine during its capture. the largest native toad in North American does not typically get any larger than about 1.5 pounds length of 7.5 inches this is a new world record,
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