Diamond Developments: Five Stories You Should Be Following

Five stories that are
on the industry’s radar this week:

– Rough price hike at DTC
sight.


De Beers expects Indian, Chinese diamond demand to rise
20 percent a year.


American Idol runner-up Katherine MacPhee endorses
Blue Nile.
  Also, a blogger
praises the site’s
customer service.

– Sotheby’s: Pink diamond auction may set records.

– Arrests in Zimbabwe diamond mines “raise questions” about
government involvement.
The government’s also awarded three new licenses. And still no agreement with the Kimberley Process