Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Most Exclusive Restaurant In America

A must visit.

Useful links:
http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/08/29/damon-baehrel-the-most-exclusive-restaurant-in-america
http://www.damonbaehrel.com

The Surprising Scientific Link Between Happiness And Decision Making

Over to you.

Useful link:
http://www.fastcompany.com/3063066/the-science-backed-way-to-be-happier-by-making-better-choices

How Do People Get Interested In Science?

A must read. http://spark.nautil.us

Precious Amulets With Hidden Treasures

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/jewellery/trending-amulets-pendants-hidden-treasures

Zoë Chicco

A designer's latest offerings. http://zoechicco.com

Stone + Alloy

Take a look. https://www.stoneplusalloy.com

Ayva Jewelry

A must see. https://ayvajewelry.com

Is This The World’s Largest Pearl?

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3753300/Fisherman-giant-34kg-pearl-worth-100million-kept-bed-TEN-YEARS-good-luck-charm.html?ITO=1490&ns_mchannel=rss&ns_campaign=1490

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rio Tinto Abandons Indian Diamond Mining Project

Sad, really.

Useful link:
http://www.diamonds.net/News/NewsItem.aspx?ArticleID=57779&ArticleTitle=Rio%2bTinto%2bAbandons%2bIndian%2bDiamond%2bMining%2bProject

5 Tips From The Southeast’s ‘Jeweler Of The Year’

Spot on.

Useful link:
http://www.nationaljeweler.com/blog/4553-5-tips-from-the-southeast-s-jeweler-of-the-year

Fine Jewelry Couture, Contemporary Heirlooms

A must read.

Useful link:
http://olivierdupon.pressfolios.com

Half Of The United States Lives In These Counties

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.businessinsider.in/Half-Of-The-United-States-Lives-In-These-Counties/articleshow/22305034.cms

Corner In Wheat 1909

A must watch.

Useful link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AdtplJeGJI

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Science Exchange

Get to know Elizabeth Iorns. https://www.scienceexchange.com

Bikanta

Get to know Ambika Bumb. http://bikanta.com

Earliest South East Asians Wore Bling

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3746908/Earliest-South-East-Asians-wore-bling-Sea-shells-used-necklaces-bracelets-42-000-years-ago.html

The World's Oldest Gold Artifact

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-worlds-oldest-gold-artifact-may-have-just-been-discovered_us_57ab178ae4b0db3be07c53e9

De Beers Stakes Its Reputation On Spotting The Difference

A must read.

Useful link:
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-diamonds-debeers-idUSKCN10S14N?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FbusinessNews+%28Business+News%29

The Most Expensive Hole In The World

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3741956/The-expensive-hole-world-Russian-diamond-valued-13-BILLION-vast-helicopters-banned-flying-case-SUCKED-it.html

Thursday, August 11, 2016

To Understand Religion, Think Football

Spot on.

Useful link:
http://nautil.us/issue/39/sport/to-understand-religion-think-football-rp

The Strange Brain Of The World’s Greatest Solo Climber

A must read.

Useful link:
http://nautil.us/issue/39/sport/the-strange-brain-of-the-worlds-greatest-solo-climber

3D Printed Diamond Jewelry

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.3ders.org/articles/20160805-3d-printed-diamond-jewelry-could-become-reality-as-lockheed-martin-patents-futuristic-printer.html

How Big Is Too Big?

Over to you.

Useful link:
http://www.vogue.com/13464892/weddings-ideal-engagement-ring-size-too-big

Almandine In Graphite Schist Specimens

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2016-gemnews-almandine-graphite-schist-specimens

Kämmererite Cabochons From India

A must see.

Useful link:
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2016-gemnews-kammererite-cabochons-india

Multiphase Fluid Inclusions In Blue Sapphires From The Ilmen Mountains, Southern Urals

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2016-gemnews-multiphase-fluid-inclusions-blue-sapphires-ilmen-mountains-southern-urals

Spectral Characteristics Of Pinctada Mazatlanica And Pinctada Margaritifera Pearl Oyster Species

A must read.

Useful link:
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2016-gemnews-spectral-characteristics-pinctada-mazatlanica-margaritifera-pearl-oyster-species

Synthetic Moissanite Imitations Of Synthetic Colored Diamonds

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/summer-2016-gemnews-synthetic-moissanite-imitations-synthetic-colored-diamonds

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Artful Amoeba

A must read.

Useful link:
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/artful-amoeba/dying-trees-can-send-food-to-neighbors-of-different-species

How The Hunt Brothers Cornered The Silver Market And Then Lost It All

A must read.

Useful link:
http://priceonomics.com/how-the-hunt-brothers-cornered-the-silver-market

Where Do Semi-precious Stones Come From?

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/jewellery/where-do-semi-precious-stones-come-from-around-world

Creating Sharp Contrasts With Marquise-cut Gemstones

Take a look.

Useful link:
http://www.thejewelleryeditor.com/jewellery/marquise-cut-gemstones-create-contrast

Gemstone Buying Guide

A must read. http://www.reneenewman.com

Pearl Update

A must read.

Useful link:
http://www.palagems.com/ana-vasiliu-blog/2016/6/14/maxima-naturals-and-other-loose-ends

Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art And Science Of Gems

A must visit.

Useful link:
http://www.artscienceofgems.vancleefarpels.com