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Saturday, September 25, 2010

California ownership battle over giant Bahia emerald

A California judge is being asked to determine the ownership of a giant emerald, thought to be one of the largest of more
BBC News ( 9/25/2010 5:22:15 PM -08:00 )

Trial begins in tussle over giant emerald
Trial begins in tussle over giant emeraldThe 840-pound emerald became his, Anthony Thomas says, when he forked over $60000 to a pair of Brazilian miners back in 2001. He may never have physically more
Los Angeles Times (blog) ( 9/25/2010 10:15:32 AM -08:00 )

Jumbo emerald at center of ownership debate
LOS ANGELES — An enormous emerald valued at upward of $400 million is at the center of a legal battle to determine ownership of the gem that was unearthed more
The Associated Press ( 9/25/2010 12:30:18 AM -08:00 )

'Boulder emerald' case in court
THE ownership of an emerald weighing as much as a horse went to court in Los Angeles yesterday . Dug up in Brazil in 2001 and tipping the scales at 381kg, more
Daily Dispatch Online ( 9/24/2010 8:52:28 PM -08:00 )

The curious case of the emerald that weighs as much as a horse: Judge to
The curious case of the emerald that weighs as much as a horse: Judge toBy Daily Mail Reporter The curious case of an enormous emerald weighing as much as a horse was being considered in a Los Angeles courtroom yesterday as a more
Daily Mail ( 9/24/2010 8:27:47 PM -08:00 )

Bought for $60000, but worth $400m – the battle for the world's biggest emerald
The curious case of an enormous emerald weighing about as much as a horse was set to be finally heard in a Los Angeles more
Independent ( 9/24/2010 3:01:27 PM -08:00 )

LA judge weighs ownership of jumbo emerald
LOS ANGELES — One of several people claiming ownership of an 840-pound emerald told a judge Friday that he is the legal owner of the gigantic gem after more
The Associated Press ( 9/24/2010 1:18:46 PM -08:00 )

Judge to decide who owns £250 million Bahia emerald
Judge to decide who owns £250 million Bahia emeraldA nine-year battle over one of the world's largest and most valuable gems, a raw emerald that weighs as much as a horse, will finally be decided in court. more
Telegraph.co.uk ( 9/24/2010 1:15:24 PM -08:00 )

LA judge to weigh ownership of jumbo emerald
LOS ANGELES — A small army of lawyers has converged in a Los Angeles courtroom to argue about ownership of the world's second-largest emerald. more
The Associated Press ( 9/24/2010 10:53:48 AM -08:00 )

Gigantic Emerald Has Its Day In Court
In 2001 miners in Brazil dug up the Bahia Emerald. At 840 pounds, it weighs as much as a horse. It's one of the largest gemstones ever more
NPR (blog) ( 9/24/2010 7:02:04 AM -08:00 )

LA trial over massive emerald begins
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A California man says he is the rightful owner of an 840-pound emerald even though his receipt for the giant gem burned up in more
UPI.com ( 9/25/2010 10:39:00 AM -08:00 )

Jumbo emerald at center of ownership debate
AP RightWingTalk Jumbo emerald at center of ownership debate: An enormous emerald valued at upward of $400 million is at the center... http://bit.ly/bJHj9l more
One News Page ( 9/25/2010 12:35:42 AM -08:00 )

Trial as to Legitimacy of Anthony Thomas' Claim in Bahia Emerald Ownership
A bench trial before the Hon. John A. Kronstadt to determine whether or not Anthony Thomas has a legitimate claim to ownership of the Bahia Emerald will more
Benzinga ( 9/24/2010 4:10:45 PM -08:00 )

Judge to settle battle over massive emerald
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A legal battle is under way in Los Angeles to determine who is the rightful owner of a massive 840-pound emerald. more
abc7.com ( 9/24/2010 3:31:22 PM -08:00 )

Bahia Emerald Ownership Battle Arrives in Court
BAHIA EMERALD: This 2008 file photo shows the so-called Bahia Emerald. A judge will determine the rightful owner of the emerald once and more
The Epoch Times ( 9/24/2010 1:45:09 PM -08:00 )

Jumbo Emerald (Photo) 840-Pound Gem Ownership Debate
Jumbo Emerald (Photo) 840-Pound Gem Ownership DebateThere is a legal fight going on over who owns the world's second biggest emerald. Teams of lawyers of been lining up like it's Monday Night more
Post Chronicle ( 9/24/2010 1:34:23 PM -08:00 )

Boulder-sized emerald in LA court battle
hayleydrew Is it just me or does this [freakin awesome] boulder-sized emerald (my birthstone :) look like kryptonite? (http://yhoo.it/aCeT1b) 6 hours ago more
One News Page ( 9/24/2010 12:42:52 PM -08:00 )

LA judge to weigh ownership of jumbo emerald
AP NorthwestFire LA Judge to Weigh Ownership of $400M Emerald Several Claim 840-lb. Gemstone, Excavated in Brazil 9 more
One News Page ( 9/24/2010 11:18:33 AM -08:00 )

Who Owns the Giant "Bahia Emerald"?
Who Owns the Giant "Bahia Emerald"?LOS ANGELES --The trial to determine who owns one of the largest emeralds in the world is underway in downtown Los Angeles. The Bahia Emerald, the world's more
KTLA ( 9/24/2010 11:10:53 AM -08:00 )

Custody Battle for 840-Pound Emerald Waged in LA Court
The latest in the saga of the Bahia Emerald, an 840-pound gemstone is set to take place in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday to decide more
NBC Los Angeles ( 9/24/2010 10:30:08 AM -08:00 )