5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of June 9



New Jersey pawnshop accused of stone switching, the necklace that cost Marie Antoinette her head, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– De Beers to focus on bigger buyers.  CEO says that “peak diamonds” are three years away.

Media Watch: France 24 on blood diamonds and the Kimberley Process. Kay balks at honoring salesman’s warranty.

 – New deputy PM in charge of Alrosa. New Russian diamonds stir interest.

– Kim Kardashian shows off diamond wedding band. The diamond necklace that cost Marie Antoinette her head. 

– New Jersey pawnshop accused of replacing diamonds with CZ. Bride’s ring stolen on wedding day.

  

JCK News Director