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Titanic Necklace Stolen

Survivor's $20K jewelry missing from Copenhagen museum

(Newser) - A gold-plated necklace whose owner survived the sinking of the Titanic has been stolen from a museum in Denmark. Thieves made off with the necklace from a traveling exhibition over the weekend without tripping any alarms, reports the Los Angeles Times . The necklace belonged to Eleanor Widener, daughter of a... More »

Lindsay Lohan Sentenced to 120 Days in Jail

Starlet's attorney files notice of appeal

(Newser) - It's back to jail for Lindsay Lohan. Maybe. The actress was sentenced to 120 days for violating her probation by taking a designer necklace . But the judge had earlier reduced her theft charge from a felony to a misdemeanor, a move that may have set in motion what has... More »

Judge to Lindsay Lohan: Plea Deal Means Jail

But she's expected to accept the deal anyway

(Newser) - Looks like Lindsay Lohan is going to wind up in jail after all, if even for a brief spell, reports TMZ . Prosecutors offered her a plea deal today—reportedly for six months behind bars—on charges that she stole a necklace . The judge made clear that if she accepts, she... More »

Lindsay Lohan Faces Felony Charges Tomorrow

She's accused of stealing necklace from jewelry store

(Newser) - The world gets treated to another Lindsay Lohan booking photo tomorrow. She'll be arraigned at 4:30pm EST on charges of felony theft related to the disappearance of a $2,500 necklace from a Venice jewelry store near her home, reports the Los Angeles Times . One bit of good news... More »

Wal-Mart Yanks Toxin-Tainted Miley Cyrus Jewelry

AP investigation finds high levels of cadmium

(Newser) - Wal-Mart is yanking a line of Miley Cyrus bracelets and necklaces after an Associated Press investigation turned up dangerous levels of toxic cadmium in the jewelry. Long-term exposure to cadmium, a known carcinogen, can lead to bone softening and kidney failure, and hinder brain development in the young. It's only... More »

Message the Thing in Modern-Day Bling

(Newser) - A new wave of jewelry designers is ditching pretty gemstones for cutting-edge commentary, the Economist reports. Using mainly found objects, plastic, recycled junk—and some precious metals in unexpected forms—jewelers are rejecting social-status-bling for designs that tell stories or question values. Dutch designers lead the pack because they “... More »

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