5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Oct. 20

Diamond-embossed cocktails, an Indian diamond company is very generous, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– De Beers and Namibia still don’t have a new diamond deal. But De Beers does have a deal with the National Union of Mineworkers.

– Indian diamond company gives workers cars, houses. Leading companies to start charter airline service. Surat company declares millions in unaccounted income. 

Media Watch: Quartz on how the Gujaratis took over the Belgium diamond industry. Glamour on Blue Nile’s new app.

– Five most expensive cocktails including diamonds.

– Paul Zimnisky: Canadian diamond production to double in four years.  Eric Schulte wants a diamond from Sierra Leone. Chaim Even-Zohar on increased threats to industry journalists.

JCK News Director