A new high-clarity synthetic, a very bad Tiffany-related prank, and more stories on the industry’s radar this week:
- Washington Diamond Co. celebrates high-clarity synthetic. Chaim Even-Zohar says undisclosed synthetics are abundant. ($)
- Brussels airport diamond heist may have netted $400 million. Good report on Brussels theft in The New York Times. Edahn Golan on Antwerp email swindle.
- Dubai cabbie returns cash and diamonds. A diamond covered necktie. A very bad Tiffany-related prank.