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Recovered Titanic jewels to be on display

Most of the jewelry recovered from the wreckage of the Titanic will begin a three-city tour, its first public display since being salvaged from the ocean depths. In a nondescript industrial office in north Atlanta, Premier Exhibitions Inc. and RMS Titanic Inc. officials previewed the artifacts before they go on display Friday in Atlanta.


Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry sells for $115 million

Elizabeth Taylor Jewelry

Elizabeth Taylor's jewelry collection fetched a record-setting $115 million - including more than $11.8 million for a pearl necklace and more than $8.8 million for a diamond ring given to her by Richard Burton - at an auction of gems and other memorabilia amassed by the late actress....


Japan closures hit Tiffany sales

Luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co says the closure of stores due to the Japanese earthquake and tsunami will hit sales and profits.


Burglars in $3-million Los Angeles jewelry heist showed perfect timing, tunneling skills, police say

Two masked thieves who bored into a downtown Los Angeles jewelry store through a tunnel and made off with an estimated $3 million in jewelry appeared to have some knowledge about the layout of the store, sources told The Times.


Lindsay Lohan to face felony charge over necklace

Lindsay Lohan to face felony charge over necklace

Lindsay Lohan is due in court to face a new judge, and a new criminal charge, that could return the troubled starlet to jail rather than the big screen....


Lindsay Lohan to face criminal charge in theft

Prosecutors have decided to file charges against Lindsay Lohan following a police probe into whether the troubled actress stole a $2,500 necklace from a jewelry store, according to


Six arrested in Diamond Bar home invasion

Five men were in custody Friday and one was out on bail in connection with a Diamond Bar home invasion in which masked assailants tied up a couple and zapped the man with a Taser numerous times before fleeing with jewelery.


Jeweler sells $8 million iPhone

Jeweler sells $8 million iPhone

Stuart Hughes, the British jeweler known for his expensive remakes of popular gadgets, is at it again, this time with a diamond-clad iPhone 4 with a price tag of 5 million pounds, or roughly $8 million.


Naomi Campbell's friend admits keeping suspected blood diamonds

Jeremy Ratcliffe said he kept the stones for 13 years. The uncut jewels, believed to have been a gift to the supermodel from former Liberian President Charles Taylor, are a key element in the leader's war crimes trial.


Low-power version of Bluetooth coming for watches

A new version of the Bluetooth wireless technology could expand what can be done by watches, toys, home sensors, medical monitors and other devices that typically have been limited in their functions because they don't get their batteries changed or charged very often....


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