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Celebrity Jeweler Ben Baller Creates Diamond Soju Bottles For ‘Dongsaeng’ Jay Park

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Celebrity jeweler Ben Baller has created four special custom Soju bottles for singer Jay Park, a friend he considers “a true dongsaeng (younger sibling).”

In an Instagram post, the Korean-American “jeweler-to-the-stars” shared an image of one of the Soju bottles, along with a touching tribute to Park and his accomplishments and contributions to the music industry.

New Viral Trend in China Shows People Pulling ‘Jewelry Stealing Prank’ on Horrified Employees

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The Malaysian viral “shoe-stealing prank” has spread to China and gave birth to a new version where people pull a “jewelry-stealing prank” on unsuspecting jewelry clerks.

In the clip, a person will pose as a potential buyer of a piece of jewelry. They ask to try on a necklace; once it’s already on, the prankster makes a slow dash across the room – usually towards the door – that would then prompt the clerk to take quick action.

How a Chinese American Hustled Her Jewelry into the Olympics for Free, Increased Business By 1000%

Mirai Nagasu made history at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics 2018 when she became the first American woman to land a triple axel at the Olympics. Besides helping the team take home the bronze medal, she also exposed over 28 million people to a Los Angeles-based designer thousands of miles away.

Nagasu was wearing a pair of delicate triangle shaped gemstone earring jackets when she accomplished her Olympic feat. These earrings were made by Sonia Hou, a Chinese American designer who started her jewelry line as a side hustle in 2013. The so-called Fire Earrings hold white quartz gems which are mythically known as the “master healer” and can ward off negative energy. Nagasu and her fashion accessories made headlines and Popsugar referred to the earrings as “a secret weapon.”

Chinese Man Geniously Crafts a Gemstone Out of a Beer Bottle

A young man from China allegedly found a cheap way to appease his girlfriend who nagged him for a diamond ring by crafting his own gemstone using the bottom of a beer bottle.

According to Chinese news website Huanqiu (via Daily Mail), the practical man decided to make a convincing-looking emerald after his girlfriend demanded he buy a ring with a big gem. He then crafted what looked like an actual emerald out of a green beer bottle.

Floyd Mayweather Pitches in $10,000 to Find Whoever Killed His Jeweler

In an uncharacteristic gesture of kindness, Floyd Mayweather has put up $10,000 to find the person who killed his jeweler, Aron Aranbayev, who died this week from injuries sustained from a hit-and-run on Sunday night.

Aranbayev, 40, was struck by a Dodge Magnum in Queens, New York. His celebrity clients included Jay Z, Drake, Khloe Kardashian, Rick Ross and Floyd Mayweather, among many others.