5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of July 14



Indian diamonds stuck at GIA, Florida becomes a big source of diamonds, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week. 

– Ekati founder still looking for new finds.

– Indian diamonds stuck at GIA.

– De Beers nearly done probing leak of price book. Strike looms at Namdeb. De Beers using driverless trucks. 

– Bank says it’s difficult to fund Zimbabwe diamond mines. Marange deposits run out. Chinese diamond miner wreaked havoc, newspaper says. Government, miners clash over relocation.

Media Watch: Hello magazine and First to Know give diamond-buying tips. Vanity Fair looks at Elsa Peretti. Maui News on the “diamond mines” in Florida. Slate on jewelry in the Gilded Age.

JCK News Director