A look at why the recent theft of some Qatari royal jewels in Venice was stupid.
The Romanov dynasty ruled Russia for over 300 years, from 1613 to 1917. It all ended in World War I and the revolution, and
Ever wonder what the jeweler is looking for with that loupe? Here you go: And that brings us to this 2014 post on how emeralds
Not shown: A ruby. That’s a diamond in the National Gem Collection. We looked at birthstones last week, but there are even pricier minerals and
That’s what platinum looks like under an ion microscope. Each of those bright spots is an atom. Now, how’s this for a science fiction premise:
This Sherlock Holmes tale is an ideal Christmas story – Victorian London, a brisk walk on a snowy night, jewels, suspense, and the surprise twist: