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When someone offered a jeweler in Auburn, CA, a deal that was too good to be true, he knew just what action to take.

A man went to sell Ben Swann, owner of Golden Swann Jewelry a ring for $2,000, CBS Sacramento reports. But the ring was worth about $30,000.

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“Immediately it hit me that it was stolen, because you see it, that diamond is almost $30,000, but why is he selling it so cheap?” Swann told the news station.

He bought the 3-carat diamond ring, got the seller’s information, and turned everything over to police.

As it turned out, Esther Morse’s house had been burglarized and she’d filed a police report several weeks earlier. Her missing ring had been a 20th anniversary present from her husband.

The ring is now back with its very thankful owner.

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“Money we make it, it doesn’t matter, but making somebody happy to me is a wonderful day,” Swann said. “I’ve never been happier in my life like that.”

There’s no word yet on what happened to the burglar.

Read more at CBS Sacramento

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Video: Chicago Estate Jeweler Edward Kahn, Holocaust Survivor, Dies at 103

He operated the House of Kahn.

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Edward Kahn of estate jewelry company House of Kahn has died at age 103.

CBS Chicago reports that Kahn was one of the oldest Holocaust survivors.

He built House of Kahn, which has locations in Chicago and Palm Beach, FL, with his wife, Adele. Just six weeks ago he made public his plans to retire, with his daughter Tobina Kahn to take over the business.

Kahn came to the U.S. from Romania in 1951 with less than $100 in assets, having lost his parents and sister to the Holocaust.

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Video: Jeweler Wins Fight for $500,000 Snow Promotion Claim

Customers will get refunds for jewelry they bought during the holidays.

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An Idaho jeweler that held a “snow promotion” will be refunding its customers for jewelry they bought during the holiday season, KREM-TV reports.

Clark’s Diamond Jewelers in Couer D’Alene, ID, wrote in a Facebook post Monday that it had “received notification from the insurance company that our policy has been officially accepted and the award will indeed be paid out!”

The store had promised that if it snowed 3 inches or more on Jan. 11, it would refund purchases made between Nov. 22 and Dec. 31. Those purchases amounted to about $500,000.

The claim had originally been denied. Weather Command, a verification firm that works with the jeweler’s insurer, at first said snowfall on the date in question had been less than the required amount.

The store had vowed to fight for approval, believing that snowfall had indeed exceeded 3 inches.

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New List Reveals the ‘Most Common Birthstone in Every State’

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A new ranking from Shane Co. looks at the “most common birthstone in every state.”

In a blog post on its website, the company explains that it “used the latest CDC natality data to determine how many people are born each month in every state.” From there it was able to identify the most and least common birthstones in each state.

Peridot, the birthstone for August, “ruled the map,” emerging as the most popular stone in 40 states, including New York and California. Other birthstones are emerald, ruby, sapphire and opal.

Take a look at full results below. Shane Co. also released several other maps, inluding ones showing the “cost of each state’s most common birthstone,” the “second most common birthstone in every state” and the “rarest birthstone in every state.”

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