Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Dec. 2

Engagement rings get asymmetrical, what will happen if rough prices fall further, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– Mashable sees more asymmetrical engagement rings.

– Antwerp finds fake KP certificates. New report on artisanal diamond mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

– Researchers find new way to make diamonds at room temperature.

– Amal Clooney downgrading her engagement ring.

– Rio Tinto sees diamond logjam clearing up next year. De Beers chief financial officer sees return of demand. Rough price cuts will result in big losses. Should we reduce volume instead? Vancouver Sun on the industry’s woes.

JCK News Director