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.
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