5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Oct. 6



Indian dealers discounting diamonds, gem shot into space may be forever lost, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– Facing liquidity crunch, Indian dealers offering discounts. India expects drop in exports.

– Zimbabwe running out of diamonds. Diamond miners stop searching for new mines. 

– Upstate New York jeweler admits to bilking 200 customers. 

– Diamond shot into space may be lost forever.

Media Watch: The New York Post on colored diamonds. Quartz says diamonds not sound investment, based on 30-year-old article. Hollywood Reporter profile on Kanye West’s jeweler, Ben Baller. The Council on Foreign Relations blog post on De Beers’ move to Bostwana.

JCK News Director