Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Oct. 28

A possible diamond price war, 50 rings shipped for repairs lost, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.

– De Beers’ reported discounts could trigger a price war.

– Why is diamond beneficiation failing? South African diamond trade seeks more local rough. Canada’s diamond sector loses luster.

– How diamond dust may cool the planet.

– More than 50 diamond rings lost after being shipped for repairs. Notorious “grandmother” jewel thief stealing again.

– Media WatchThe Wall Street Journal on how De Beers looks for diamonds. Askmen.com on how to save money on engagement rings. Money Talk on lab-grown diamonds. Jim Cramer looks at diamond stocks.

JCK News Director