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Van Scoy Diamonds offers great selection of diamond jewelry, Engagement rings in & around Greensboro, NC.

JEWELRY FOR PARTIES – GLAMOUR, GRACE AND CHARISMA | Van Scoy Diamonds

You may want to look your best at a party. Finding the right jewelry is important if not a necessity. A safe choice for evening parties (and an unsafe option for work environments) is sparkling, brill

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NOTE: The kimberlite magmas that carry diamonds to the surface are often much younger than the diamonds they transport (the kimberlite magma simply acts as a conveyer belt!).  

What are the requirements for importing diamonds, jewelry, stones, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, pearls, jade, etc.?

Commercial imports of diamonds, jewelry, pearls, and precious and semi-precious stones valued at $2,500 or more require a formal entry. Please see the guidelines for formal entries in our publication

Golden Laurel Leaf Trimmed From Napoleon’s Coronation Crown Sells at Auction for $730,000

A golden laurel leaf trimmed from the coronation crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in 1804 sold for a surprising $730,000 at an auction near Paris on Sunday. The hammer price was more than fo

Sierra Leone Yields Second Massive Diamond of 2017; This One Weighs 476.7 Carats

It’s been a banner year for tiny West African nation of Sierra Leone. The recent discovery of the 476.7-carat “Meya Prosperity” — which followed the March discovery of the even more massive 70

Mother Nature Dazzles Us Again: Natural Freshwater Pearl Bears Uncanny Likeness to a Swimming Fish

A natural freshwater pearl bearing an uncanny likeness to a swimming fish proves, once again, that Mother Nature is the world’s greatest artist, sculptor and designer. Measuring a little less than a

Music Friday: Sonny Turner of The Platters Sings, ‘With This Ring I Promise I’ll Always Love You’

Welcome to Music Friday when we bring you great throwback songs with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today we celebrate the 50th anniversary of “With This Ring,” a fe

Geneva auctions: Big sales and fails

If there’s one constant at the much-awaited diamonds’ auction in Geneva, it’s the stones that are always bigger and shinier than their predecessors. The autumn sales in Switzerland were on fr

Meet the Smartphone Case That Doubles as a Ring Box and Delivers the Ultimate Proposal Selfie

A few days ago, The Knot revealed that 47% of all couples are enlisting a photographer or videographer to capture the exact moment of their proposal. With so much emphasis on sharing that big news on

Largest D-Flawless Diamond Ever to Appear at Auction Fetches $33.7 Million at Christie’s Geneva

The largest D-flawless diamond ever offered at auction — a 163-carat emerald-cut stunner set in an emerald and diamond necklace by de Grisogono — fetched $33.7 million at Christie’s Geneva yeste

The Knot Reports a Resurgence in Time-Honored Traditions, Such as Getting Down on Bended Knee

Time-honored marriage proposal traditions are back in vogue, according to The Knot’s “2017 Jewelry & Engagement Study.” When it comes to getting down on bended knee, using the phrase “Will

Intricately Carved Agate Detailing a Battle Scene Is Called a Bronze-Age ‘Masterpiece’

Measuring barely 1.5 inches across and carved with astonishing skill, this 3,500-year-old sealstone is considered one of the finest works of prehistoric Greek art ever discovered. Emerging from the su

Music Friday: After Sad Breakup, Vance Joy Reminisces in His New Release How We Were ‘Like Gold’

Welcome to Music Friday when we often bring you fresh, new tunes with jewelry, gemstones or precious metals in the title or lyrics. Today, we feature a nostalgic ballad from Aussie singer-songwriter V

Hoop Star David Lee Picks 8.88-Carat Diamond Ring for Tennis Champ Caroline Wozniacki; Here’s Why

Pro tennis player Caroline Wozniacki’s favorite number is “8,” so when boyfriend and former pro basketball player David Lee was seeking the ideal engagement ring for his “soulmate,” this D-f

Happily Ever After: Jack & Silan

Every story is a unique representation of love – the meeting, the maturity of the relationship and the journey towards marriage. Two individuals coming together to build a life as one. Despite the h

The Famed Donnersmarck Diamonds Could Fetch $14 Million At Sotheby's Geneva

The Donnersmarck Diamonds, a pair of fancy intense yellow diamonds with aristocratic provenance is being offered as part of Sotheby’s Geneva auction of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels November 1

ALROSA Reports Discovery of 34-Carat Yellow Diamond

ALROSA has found a 34.17-carat yellow diamond which is the largest fancy-colored rough diamond extracted by the company this year. The rough diamond, extracted from the Ebelyakh alluvial deposit, meas

Diamonds that Make the World a Better Place

Diamonds are viewed  and cherished as a symbol of commitment and love. However, most people are unaware of the positive impact they have on various communities. In remote locations where diamonds are

Diamond Fit for a King

At 37.30 carats, the Raj Pink is the world’s largest known Fancy Intense Pink diamond, which will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in Geneva next month. Discovered in 2015, the rough was studied for more

Happily Ever After: Sameer & Iryna

Every story is a unique representation of love – the meeting, the maturity of the relationship and the journey towards marriage. Two individuals coming together to build a life as one. Despite the h

Travel Carefully with Jewelry | Diamond Source of Virginia

Take camera photos of your jewelry so you can prove it is yours if lost and found. That photo might also be handy if you are questioned by customs when traveling internationally. Check with your insur

What Is Wrong with This Diamond? | Diamond Source of Virginia

I was recently contacted by a client who was wanting to sell a diamond he had purchased from some retailer. The diamond presents a good example of why we only recommend GIA graded diamonds and diamond

Insure Your Jewelry | Diamond Source of Virginia

Jewelry insurance covers loss, theft and damage. Accidental loss happens when you least expect it. A single prong weakened by wear can suddenly release its hold on your beautiful diamond and you’ll

Selecting an Engagement Ring to Match Your Better Half’s Style

The perfect engagement rings are more than just a statement of unconditional love. You would wear the ring proudly and flaunt it in front of all your friends, so it should reflect your style. With the

Graff Pays $53M for 1,109-Carat Rough Diamond

New York--Almost exactly two years after its discovery, Lucara Diamond Corp. has found a buyer for the “Lesedi La Rona,” the 1,109-carat rough diamond unearthed at its mine in Botswana. The mining

Inspect Your Jewelry | Diamond Source of Virginia

Your jewelry can get damaged when worn so take a close look at it after you clean it. A magnifying glass or 10x loupe will let you see issues well before they become a serious problem. Are the earring

Store Jewelry Safely | Diamond Source of Virginia

Remember that diamonds can scratch other materials, even diamonds. Do not put diamond jewelry items together where they might scratch each other. Soft stones like pearls, opals and emeralds can easily

Nearly 28-Carat Pink Diamond Found in Russia

Moscow--Alrosa reported this week that subsidiary Almazy Anabara has recovered what is by far the largest pink diamond in company history. Weighing 27.85 carats, the rough diamond has dimensions of 22

Clean Your Jewelry | Diamond Source of Virginia

Learn the proper cleaning process for each jewelry item since different gemstones and metals have different characteristics. Metal and stones used in costume jewelry are generally not as durable as mo

Happily Ever After: Jaimie & Adriana

Every story is a unique representation of love – the meeting, the maturity of the relationship and the journey towards marriage. Two individuals coming together to build a life as one. Despite the h

Diamond Earrings: Essentials for Every Woman’s Closet

There are a few things a woman should have in her wardrobe. A stylish black dress is a must and is cozy and classy black pumps. You could also have a colorful scarf, a slimming pair of professional tr

Looking For the Perfect Wedding Band

You have selected the venue of the wedding, the photographer and the DJ is checked off the list. Now, you have to look for your wedding band.

Happily Ever After: Nicole & Greg

Every story is a unique representation of love – the meeting, the maturity of the relationship and the journey towards marriage. Two individuals coming together to build a life as one. Despite the h

Jewelry Repairs: Repairing a Precious Piece of Jewelry

Your grandmother meant a lot to you. Before she passed away, you received a lovely diamond and gemstone pendant she wore on several special occasions.

The Tale of Custom Design Jewelry

It is a fun and interesting experience to custom design jewelry. There are several reasons why most people choose custom designing jewelry. Most times fine jewelry is passed down and it may not be to

The Lowdown on Precious Metals

While selecting an engagement ring or another piece of diamond jewellery, we are often asked about the differences between various metals, their durability and aftercare. This week, 77 World describes

Bringing Old Jewelry Back to Life

We all have a secret, tucked away in the corners of the jewelry boxes. That’s right… the old unworn diamonds and gemstones, gold and silver, lost in the darkness of the drawer. These are earth’s

Red Diamonds: The Rarest of the Rare

With the recent unveiling of one of the world’s largest Fancy Red diamonds by mining company Rio Tinto of Argyle mine (Western Australia), 77 World takes a look into the origin and history of the ra

Happily Ever After: Rio & Sammi

Every story is a unique representation of love – the meeting, the maturity of the relationship and the journey towards marriage. Two individuals coming together to build a life as one. Despite the h

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