The rise and fall of diamonds: the shattering of a brilliant illusion
A probe of the diamond industry reveals the sources and levels of the diamond supply and the mechanism for controlling the price and availability of diamonds and discloses that this century-old system is near collapse
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Review: The Rise and Fall of Diamonds: The Shattering of a Brilliant IllusionUser Review - Michael Kidd - Goodreads
Very interesting read although a little dated at this point. Recommended reading for anyone about to propose to their significant other so that they can make a reasoned argument that a diamond engagement ring is not an investment. Read full review
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Quick read chronicling the intricacies of the diamond trade. A little outdated, but still a lot of fun. Read full review
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The Straight Dope: Is a diamond's price a true measure of its value?
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Britain and Diamonds
Edwards Jay Epstein attempts an answer in his book, The Rise and Fall of Diamonds: the Shattering of a Brilliant Illusion. In a column published by the Wall ...
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Unintended Consequences: Comment on Manufactured Diamonds: Should ...
Jeff, the book you mention is Edward Jay Epstein "The Rise and Fall of Diamonds: The Shattering of a Brilliant Illusion" (1982). ...
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JSTOR: The Nature of Diamonds
The Nature of Diamonds. Robert N. Proctor. Isis, Vol. 91, No. 3, 568-569. Sep., 2000. George E. Harlow (Editor). The Nature of Di- amonds. x + 278 pp., ...
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