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One to Watch: Aimée.Aimer

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The bridal marketplace has launched a new service called “Hint” to help couples find the perfect style of ring and be connected to local jewelers.
This style from Shinola’s first fine jewelry collection designed by Pamela Love is crafted in 14-karat yellow gold and retails for $1,200.
The collection is Shinola’s first foray into women’s jewelry and part of a larger push into the women’s market.
This rough diamond, which weighs more than 50 carats and is seen here next to a Canadian dime, is the largest to be recovered at Gahcho Kué since ramp-up production began in August.
It is the largest diamond recovered since production began at Gahcho Kué, the new mine in Canada operated by De Beers and Mountain Province Diamonds.
The volume of rough diamonds mined was up 4 percent compared with the third quarter 2015 but remains down year-to-date.
The manufacturer’s latest 148-page catalog showcases its new styles, including pendants, earrings and ring designs.
The gemstone, which is pigeon’s blood red in color, could garner up to $12.5 million at the Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong next month.

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