5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Nov. 10



English crooks drop diamonds on the street, Michelle Obama gets necklace from sultan of Brunei, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– Angola to chair Kimberley Process. Australia to challenge Dubai for vice chair. World Diamond Council president calls for unity. Head of Dubai exchange gripes about U.S. trade press.  

– Guy who works for Canadian diamond mine has charming proposal. Man builds jewelry armoire to propose to girlfriend. Ebola-afflicted nurse had engagement ring incinerated.

– Michelle Obama received diamond necklace from sultan of Brunei.

– English crooks drop dozens of diamonds on the street.

Media Watch: The Telegraph on pink diamonds being purchased by the rich. Dubai newspaper on diamonds for investment purposes. Splitsider anatomy of the “why engagement rings are a scam” sketch.

JCK News Director