Diamond Developments You Should Be Following, Week of Aug. 3

Tennessee jeweler missing package with $50,000 in diamonds, Beyoncé’s diamond-soled shoes, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week. 

– Tennessee jeweler claims package with $50,000 in diamonds has gone missing. Woman claims jailer stole her diamond engagement ring.

– Namibia wants Botswana-style deal with De Beers. Safety violations claimed at shuttered Australian diamond mine.

– Ehud Laniado: Current turmoil will forever change the diamond market.  IDEX says polished prices rose in July.

– Beyoncé makes a splash with diamond-encrusted shoes. Kylie Jenner’s diamond band sparks marriage rumors.

Media Watch: The Telegraph sees diamonds getting cheaper. Martin Rapaport talks up diamond futures to Marketwatch. PopSugar tests out what diamond rings look like on various hands.

JCK News Director