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Treasure Found 26 Years Ago Still Being Disputed

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by Goldman Buyer

A mysterious disappearance, a treasure below the sea and a battle over who the treasure belongs to – surprisingly not the plot of the next Pirates of the Caribbean movie, but a real life story occurring right now. In 1988, off the coast of South Carolina, a treasure hunter from Ohio discovered $50 million worth of treasure from the remains of […]

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Coin Set Pays Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Posted on July 18th, 2014 by Goldman Buyer

Today, on what would be Nelson Mandela’s 96th birthday, South Africa released a set of limited edition gold and silver coins in the former president and anti-apartheid hero’s honor. The centerpiece of the set is a 24-carat gold coin featuring Mandela’s portrait and the words, “Every where it is accepted that students . . . […]

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Devil’s Ear Found in Siberia

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by Goldman Buyer

During a full moon on Friday, June 13, miners in Siberia came across a huge nugget of gold weighing in at 6.66kg (14.69 lbs). Machinery used in the mine, the Ukhagan mine in the Bodaybinsky district; originally cast the piece aside, where it was later found by a worker leveling the pile. The exciting discovery […]

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122-Carat Blue Diamond Discovered

Posted on June 24th, 2014 by Goldman Buyer

An “exceptional” 122.52-carat blue diamond was found at the Cullinan mine near Pretoria in South Africa. This announcement came from Petra Diamonds Ltd. (PDL), who discovered the stone. The Cullinan mine also held the world’s largest certified diamond – 3,106 carats! – found in 1905. It was cut to form the Great Star of Africa […]

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What’s Better than a Diamond? A Pink Diamond!

Posted on June 12th, 2014 by Goldman Buyer

How much would you pay for a pink diamond? Would you pay $9.5 million? Someone paid this high amount at Christie’s auction in New York Tuesday. The 5.50-carat oval-cut fancy vivid pink diamond with VVS1 clarity was top lot, making over $2 million more than the pre-sale estimate. Also featured in the sale was a […]

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