The rise and fall of diamonds: the shattering of a brilliant illusion

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Simon and Schuster, May 1, 1982 - Business & Economics - 301 pages
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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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User 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

Review: The Rise and Fall of Diamonds: The Shattering of a Brilliant Illusion

User Review  - Bryan Miller - Goodreads

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 A little outdated, but still a lot of fun.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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Contents

Part One The Diamond Investigation
15
A Reluctant Tycoon
17
The Desert Venture
22
Copyright

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Ethical Metalsmiths
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JSTOR: The Nature of Diamonds
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