De Beers Donates to Earthquake Fund

De Beers has pledged $1 million to the Gem and Jewelry National Relief Foundation in a gesture of sympathy and concern for the loss of life caused by the Gujarat earthquake. The fund has raised over $5 million in total. American retailers who wish to contribute to the fund can contact or donate to the Indian Diamond and Jewelry Industry Charitable Foundation, c/o The Indian Diamond and Colorstone Association, 56 W. 45th Street, Room 705, New York, NY 10036; (212) 921-4488, fax (212) 768-7935, e-mail: idca@worldnet.att.net.