5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of March 24



Smuggler caught with diamonds in pants, diamonds may help in teeth-whitening, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week:

– De Beers Canadian mine delayed. Latin America gets first diamond bourse.

– Zim diamond revenues may have been funneled offshore. De Beers looking to mine in Angola. Tensions between Christians and Muslims in Central Africa Republic mining town.

Media Watch: Jeweler in The Guardian calls KP “cover story” for blood diamonds. FemaleFirst says diamonds “no longer a girl’s best friend.”

– Chinese smuggler caught with diamonds in pants. 

– Johnny Depp gets a man-gagement ring. Teeth-whitening treatment uses diamonds. Woman finds engagement ring she lost at airport.

JCK News Director