5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Feb. 24



A 66-year-old woman is charged with diamond smuggling, diamonds may be the “new gold,” and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– A 66-year-old woman is arrested for trying to smuggle diamonds.  Man at center of diamond mine scandal dies.

– New company can turn corpses into diamonds.

– More on Angolan president’s daughter’s involvement in diamonds and jewelry.  Israel considering new diamond regulations.

– Media Watch: More “diamonds are a scam” articles: Bustle, PolicyMic, and New Zealand newspaper. Fortune: Diamonds might be the new gold.” The Telegraph profiles diamond e-tailer Vashi Dominguez.

– Crime victim tries to recover rings through classified ad.

JCK News Director