Will De Beers buy Zimbabwe mine, notable diamond thefts throughout history, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week:
- Is De Beers eyeing Zimbabwe mine?
- India beats Belgium in rough imports. Industry declines in Sierra Leone. South African cutter wants more diamonds cut locally.
- U.K. prime minister rules out returning Koh-i-Noor to India.
- Woman loses engagement ring on subway, gets it returned. Thousands raised for honest homeless man who returned diamond.
- CBS News on the allure of diamonds. Diamond thefts in New Yorker archives. The Guardian: Diamond thefts are not glamorous.