How to make a simple ring

Jewelry is an art and a timeless expression of character. Creating jewels may be challenging, but making a simple ring is a project fit for any jewelry enthusiast.

Every jewelry designer has to start with the basics. Whether you're venturing into jewelry making or just want to add a self-made piece to your jewelry box, we will guide you through all the steps required to make a simple, but exquisite silver ring.

To make this ring, you will need the right tools and materials, but also to practice some techniques and to ensure your own safety throughout the whole process.

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"Mickey & Minnie" shine in 40,830 sparkling crystals

When Minnie kisses Mickey, that could only be Swarovski.

The Austrian brand announced the release of "Mickey & Minnie," a limited edition of 250 pieces featuring Disney's most famous couple.

Each piece comes with 40,830 sparkling crystals hand-set by Swarovski artisans using the iconic Pointiage technique.

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"Oppenheimer Blue" diamond sold for $57 million

The "Oppenheimer Blue" diamond was sold for 56.8 million Swiss Francs ($57 million), at Christie's, in Geneva.

The largest fancy vivid blue diamond ever put up for auction was acquired after 25 minutes of bidding. It is now the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction.

The 14.62-carat "Oppenheimer Blue", also known as "the gem of gems," is a rectangular-cut diamond set in a ring, and surrounded two small trapeze-shaped diamonds.

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Swarovski presents the "Sea of Sparkle" 2016 Spring/Summer Collection

Miranda Kerr is the star of Swarovski's 2016 Spring/Summer Collection.

The Australian model, 33, is the face of the new selection of necklaces, bracelets, rings, and watches, in which the purple, violet, and light blue tones dominate.

"Summertime just really make me feel like wearing bright colors. I love this color combination in this Eminence necklace. This necklace adds a little sparkle and kind of brightens up any look," says Miranda Kerr.

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Will the "Lesedi La Rona" become the world's largest high-quality diamond?

The "Lesedi La Rona," one of the largest rough diamonds ever found in more than 100 years, will be auctioned at Sotheby's London, on the 29th June 2016.

It looks like a transparent tennis ball, but it might be sold for more than $70 million. The 1,109-carat diamond has already been considered "the find of a lifetime."

"Lesedi La Rona," which means "our light" in the Tswana language, was mined at the Karowe mine, in Botswana. The Gemological Institute of America confirmed its exceptional quality and transparency "commonly associated with Type IIa diamonds."

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