Jewelry

November 14, 2018 - 4:55 pm
GENEVA (AP) — A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is calling a record price for a pearl at auction. The "Queen Marie Antoinette's Pearl," a diamond-and-pearl...
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November 12, 2018 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton is loaning some family heirlooms to the Museum of the American Revolution. The items include a Society of the Cincinnati Eagle insignia worn and owned by Hamilton and a gold mourning ring — featuring a lock of his hair set under a...
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This image provided by Sotheby’s shows Barbara Sinatra’s 20-plus carat diamond engagement, which Frank Sinatra presented to her in a glass of champagne, which is part of more than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra going up for auction. Sotheby’s on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, unveiled the contents of Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra which will go on the block in a series of auctions in New York in December. (Courtesy Sotheby’s via AP)
November 12, 2018 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 items belonging to Frank and Barbara Sinatra ranging from movie scripts to jewelry are going up for auction. Sotheby's on Monday unveiled the contents of Lady Blue Eyes: Property of Barbara and Frank Sinatra, which will go on the block in a series of auctions in New...
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Jenifer Lewis arrives at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
September 17, 2018 - 8:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jenifer Lewis stood with Nike in a bedazzled swoosh sweatshirt on the Emmys new gold carpet and Scarlett Johansson stunned as a goddess in white during the parade of fashion on TV's biggest night. Johansson's gown featured drop sleeves with a plunging neckline and high side slit...
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Singer Rihanna attends the 4th annual Diamond Ball at Cipriani Wall Street on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
September 14, 2018 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna's Diamond Ball shined in its fourth year and continued to make a name as one of the industry's white-hot and must-attend parties — all while raising nearly $6 million for charity. The pop star, fashionista and makeup mogul held the black-tie gala for her Clara Lionel...
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People in line reach for photos being handed out outside the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History during a public visitation for Aretha Franklin in Detroit, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. Franklin died Aug. 16, of pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 29, 2018 - 1:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a second day of public events honoring Aretha Franklin in Detroit. (all times local): 1:20 p.m. People are continuing to stream in for a second day to pay their respects to Aretha Franklin as she laid in repose in the rotunda of Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of...
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Hundreds of members of Delta Sigma Theta have paid tribute to their soror, Aretha Franklin at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Detroit. The sorority's traditional Omega Omega service lasted nearly an hour, saluting Franklin with song, scripture and words. Franklin, who was inducted into Delta Sigma Theta as an honorary member in 1992, was remembered as for her regal presence and love of her community. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
August 29, 2018 - 9:09 am
DETROIT (AP) — What began as a thin line swelled into a sea of sisterhood as hundreds of members of Delta Sigma Theta streamed into the rotunda of the Charles H. Wright Museum on Tuesday to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul, a member of the sorority. The moving ceremony, known as the Omega Omega...
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Swanson Funeral Home's 1940 Cadillac LaSalle hearse, which carried legendary singer Aretha Franklin's casket to Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, is parked outside during the public viewing for Franklin, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Thousands are expected to pour into Detroit's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday and Wednesday to pay their final respects to Franklin. (Tanya Moutzalias/Ann Arbor News-MLive.com via AP)
August 28, 2018 - 11:13 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the first day of a public viewing of Aretha Franklin at a storied Detroit museum (all times local): 10:45 p.m. In a final act of sisterhood, hundreds of members of Delta Sigma Theta have paid tribute to their soror, Aretha Franklin on Tuesday night. The sorority's...
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June 22, 2018 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — TV weather presenters around the world have teamed up to highlight the impact of climate change by wearing ties, pendants and badges with "warming stripes" while on air. Meteorologists from the United States, Britain, Italy, Spain, Germany, Belgium, Hong Kong and Canada sported the...
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June 15, 2018 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are sporting some bling to commemorate their Super Bowl victory. Players, coaches and organization members received their rings during a red-carpet party in Philadelphia on Thursday night. Cast in 10-karat white gold, the ring features 219 diamonds and 17...
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