5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Feb. 16



Lady Gaga’s engagement ring, Beryl Raff on Fox News, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– British groups look at different diamond grading lab standards.

– Media Watch: The Atlantic once again traces history of diamond advertising. Huffington Post has a feminist look at diamonds. Advice columnist look at whether fiancée should weigh in on ring. Helzberg Diamonds CEO on Fox Business. (Video)

– Lady Gaga’s engagement ring is “dazzling.”  A jeweler weighs in.

– Daughter of Angolan president uses shell companies to hide diamond holdings. Lazare Kaplan denies Swiss bank account. Antwerp reacts to Socialist politician’s criticism of industry.

– New research into color change in brown diamonds. IIa Technologies forming industry group for grown diamonds.

JCK News Director