5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of June 8



Israel acts over GIA mystery treatment, diamonds star at the Tony Awards, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week. 

– Central African Republic diamonds come at price of “blood and sweat.” Botswana diamond beneficiation hits rough patch.

– Diamonds dominated on the Tony Awards red carpet.

– Bloomberg on the new diamond producer’s association. What should its priorities be?

– Israeli exchange sets up team of arbitrators over mystery treatment.

Media Watch: Infoforum on nontraditional engagement rings. Minnesota newspaper on asking about a diamond’s source. Recount of the great diamond hoax of 1871.

JCK News Director