Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: June 15



JCK’s Diamond Wednesday roundup of stories that have the trade talking

Signet steps up ads amid diamond-swapping allegations, Putin using diamonds to lure investors to Russia, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

 – Mugabe says $13 billion worth of diamonds stolen from Zimbabwe. Villagers hoping for help from government.

–  Signet stepping up ads amid diamond-swapping allegations. Damage-control experts say statement doesn’t go far enough (subscription required).

– Putin using diamonds to lure investors to Russia.

– Divers find engagement ring lost in creek.

– Media Watch: Good long stories on lab-grown diamonds from Racked and Atlas Obscura. The Times profiles Koidu.

JCK News Director