Diamond Developments: Five Stories You Should Be Following

Five stories on the
industry’s radar this week:

–  In the media: Steinmetz displays identical
diamonds at Guggenheim
. And The Wall Street Journal looks at how
diamonds are named.

– Talk of new fund to turn diamonds into commodities.

– Scientists may have cracked the secret of diamond
polishing.

– Alrosa is again the
leading diamond producer
, edging out De Beers. But is the Russian producer “saddled with troubles”?

– Kimberley Process negotiations continue, but Zimbabwe is
talking tough in its
government newspaper.