GIA is hiring, Super Bowl ring goes up for auction, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.
– Media Watch: The Guardian on mining diamonds underwater (native ad). The Age profiles disruptive Australian jewelry e-tailer. The Coast News profiles GIA’s law enforcement classes. Buffalo News has yet another lab-grown diamond article. Financial blogger calls diamonds a “good 5-year play.”
– GIA looks to hire new graders.
– Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to wear diamond-encrusted boots. Best engagement rings of “Bollywood babes.” Usher’s fiancée sports big engagement ring. Diamond-encrusted Super Bowl ring going up for auction.