Diamond Wednesday: Five Diamond Developments You Should Be Following

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

– Industry banks aren’t financing
sales from the Marange region of Zimbabwe
. But ABN Amro says it’s “not
a boycott.”

– IDEX pronounces “Kimberley Process Plus” dead. More on
Cutting Remarks.

– Diamond merchant misplaces millions in inventory in
Vegas “gentleman’s club.”

– De Beers raising
output at Botswana mine.

– Big diamonds at
new Ralph Lauren store.