5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of April 7

De Beers’ corporate secrets stolen, Pelé having diamonds made of his hair, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– Diamond-industry implications from Ukraine crisis. Dubai signs deal with Alrosa. Russia wants diamond sales hub. 

– De Beers’ price books stolen. Latest sight estimated at $700 million.

– Saudi Arabia may have diamond mines. Europe’s first diamond mining moving ahead.

– Media Watch: The New York Times on the trend toward vintage rings. XOJane writer complains people are too ring-size fixated.  Bloomberg Businessweek looks at industry financing.

–  Kim Kardashian to have diamond-coated spray tan. Floyd Mayweather flashes jewelry collection on Instagram. Soccer star Pelé selling diamonds made of his hair.


JCK News Director