Articles call engagement rings “outdated” and “unromantic,” Antwerp diamond firm goes bust, and more stories on the industry’s radar this week:
- Legendary 400 ct. yellow gem is now for sale.
- Canadian magazine says engagement rings are “hardly romantic.” Slate calls them “outdated.” The Daily Mail has photos of De Beers’ last days in London.
- Belgium national involved in Zimbabwe diamond scandal.
- Antwerp diamond firm goes bust, with $26 million in debts. Winsome lenders split over recovery process.