Monthly Archives: March 2011

Diamond Discovery in Arkansas

A local couple recently discovered a 2.44 carat diamond while digging at the Crater of Diamonds State Park near Murfreesboro in Pike County, Arkansas.  The pair, Melissa and Kenny Oliver, are regulars of the park, which is open to the … Continue reading

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The Royal Wedding Rolls Along

The Royal wedding is chugging along towards it April 29th deadline, and so far we have learned a lot, some we wanted to know, and some we are still left to wonder about.  The when, the where, and the what-for … Continue reading

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Amethysts Hit the Scene at Auction

Fashion reports have been forecasting that a more neutral hue is on the rise with a predicted demand for Champagne colored diamonds and orange gemstones, and while the future is hard to predict, for now people would rather turn it up … Continue reading

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No Wedding Plans for Minnillo and Lachey Just yet

Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo, like most newly engaged celebrity couples, have had a lot of rumors spread about their upcoming nuptials since Lachey popped the question in November of 2010.   The most prominent being that the couple was planning on … Continue reading

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Reese Witherspoon Getting Ready to Walk Down That Aisle

Academy award winning Actress Reese Witherspoon is reported to be getting ready to exchange wedding rings with her fiancé Jim Toth this weekend at her farm house in Ojai, California, nicknames “The Libbey Ranch.”  The seven acre estate was purchased … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Taylor: February 27th, 1932 – March 23, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor was a silver screen legend, humanitarian, lover of diamonds, and overwhelmingly, almost compulsively, liked to take the walk down the aisle.  She was as well known for her personal relationships as she was for her legendary film roles, … Continue reading

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Another Successful Sotheby’s Auction

Sotheby’s auction house had another fine showing last week, bringing in sales of more than $2.3 million at its London auction house Thursday.  It was at their annual spectacular jewelry auction which featured jewels from the early 19th century, several archaeological … Continue reading

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The New Verragio App Has Arrived

It is funny how smart phone applications have become so prevalent today that the term ‘app’ has become part of our cultural conversation.  With that thought in mind, we introduced our own app in December 2009, in order to make … Continue reading

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Jennifer Lopez to Model Diamonds; Officially

Jennifer Lopez has been making a bit of a comeback lately, despite die-hard fans claiming she had not hit a career slump, with her role on the kinder, gentler American Idol.  And now it has been announced that she will … Continue reading

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Green like the Emerald Isle

Perhaps the most interesting fun fact of the day is that the original color of St. Patrick’s day was blue, but blue is in the past (I’m looking at you sapphires) and much like St. Patrick’s day itself, we must … Continue reading

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