2018 Colored Stone Special Section
Is the Miss America crown made of diamonds, what’s the real reason Antwerp Diamond Bank was shut, and other topics on the industry’s radar this week.
– Alrosa cuts rough prices at September tender. The “industry in peril.” Time and The Wall Street Journal (registration required) talk lower diamond prices.
– Kimberley Mines CEO arrested for allegedly misleading stock market. Ekati owners defend mine expansion as caribou numbers fall.
– Antwerp Diamond Bank: Closed because of cover-up? Dubai becomes more important in diamond finance.
– Thai doctors extract diamond after woman swallows it.
– Media Watch: Bustle: Is the Miss America crown really diamonds? Time on how to sniff out fakes.
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