Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Sept. 7



JCK’s Diamond Wednesday roundup of stories that have the trade talking

Kim Kardashian’s big new rock, why buying an engagement ring can feel “gross,” and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– How Central African Republic diamonds are laundered. United Nations paying “blacklisted diamond company” in Central African Republic.

– CNN on Leonardo DiCaprio/Diamond Foundry. Synthetic diamonds threaten Botswana’s economy, foreign minister says. The BBC on diamonds and Botswana.

– Ben Janowski on “diamond dreams and diamond daydreams.”

?– Kim Kardashian rocks $1.5 million diamond. The “massive engagement rings” from the Bachelor in Paradise finale.

– Media Watch: The Guardian investigates foiled diamond insurance claim. SheKnows.com writer says choosing engagement ring fills her with dread. Care2 writer doesn’t like diamonds or the industry.

 

 

 

JCK News Director