Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Oct. 14



Hong Kong bankruptcy rattles market, the fate of polar bear diamonds, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– How illegal diamond mining threatens Brazil’s indigenous communities. European Parliament urges diamond companies to have tighter Central African Republic controls.

– Negative mood prevails at De Beers sight. Clients disappointed at prices. De Beers pinning hopes on U.S. holiday. Reported Hong Kong bankruptcy shakes market.

– Are polar bear diamonds extinct?

– Future gives Drake “ridiculously big” diamond ring. Madonna wore $10 million in diamonds on tour.

– New trend: diamond nose rings. Older women getting additional ear piercings.

JCK News Director