Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Nov. 4



New TV series profiles gem thieves, a list of cursed gems, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– Pink Panther gang inspires new TV series.

The Seattle Times lists top cursed gems. The 12 most expensive gemstones in the world.

– Indian industry aims to probe diamond grading fraud. Vinod Kuriyan: “Strong medicine” needed.

– Charles Wyndham on the industry’s issues. Head of IDMA wants more price stability.

Media Watch: De Beers CEO Philippe Mellier gives secret of business success (video). Financial Times says “shine is off” diamond trade (registration required). Attn: on the disturbing reasons we buy engagement rings.

JCK News Director