• With marriage rates falling and divorce rates climbing, the diamond industry is facing a challenge to win over Chinese millennial consumers, Ruonan Zheng writes for Jing Daily.

  • The four Cs have ruled the day for diamond assessment and desirability, but as Sarah Royce-Greensill writes, contemporary jewelry designers are finding the beauty in imperfect stones, whether cloudy, rough-cut, included or sliced. Slices, polki diamonds – polished yet uncut stones - and "the understated glamour afforded by unfaceted diamonds" are the new rage in diamond jewelry design. Indeed, "modern designers are not just accepting but celebrating the character of these so-called 'bad' stones," says Royce-Greensill.