By Erika W.
Some of the latest stories in diamond and jewelry news…
Graff Diamonds Ltd. sued a Hong Kong pawn shop seeking the return of a yellow diamond that the jewelry retailer says was stolen from a London store in 2007.
The reserves found 860 meters underground in southern Liaoning constitute the province’s largest mine, containing diamonds worth billions of yuan.
Photo: Xinhua via WCT
The Oppenheimer clan built the global diamond business. Now they’re getting out, leaving an industry in flux.
Gem weighs 11.5 kilograms and valued at $1.15 million…
**Updated January 26, 2012 – “World’s Largest Emerald” May Not Be All Emerald
Doubts are rising about the so-called “world’s largest emerald,” with the gemologist who examined it saying he can’t guarantee the stone is 100 percent emerald.
Carbonate-rich material likely helps gems race to the surface, study says.
Sarin Technologies has introduced its Diamond Assay Service, which lets retailers and dealers instantly price diamonds…
U.S. jewelry consumer price index (CPI) surges 8%