5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Dec. 22



Diamond prices may fall due to Russian turmoil, how pink diamonds got that way, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– Russian turmoil may hurt diamond prices.

– Diamonds may provide evidence of earliest life on Earth. Diamond pendant dropped in Salvation Army kettle. A diamond pacifier.

– Diamond-theft gang arrested in Dubai.

– Beny Steinmetz loses court case to Global Witness. Archangel Diamond Company suit dismissed in the United States. Spira–De Beers case shows antitrust law can be a weapon. 

– Media Watch: BBC asks why pink diamonds are pink. Asia One profiles diamond grower IIa Technologies.

 

JCK News Director