Diamond Market News Directory

German Scientist Makes Diamonds Out of Peanut Butter

The BBC reported that Dan Frost, a scientist at Germany's Bayerisches Geoinstitut, is working on mimicking the conditions of the Earth's lower mantle. In doing so, he's found some interesting ways to make diamonds — for instance, from peanut butter.

Zimbabwe Wants Diamonds Cut and Polished Locally

Reuters reported that Zimbabwe is thinking about getting rid of tax royalties on locally cut and polished diamonds. The country's government is looking to "add value to minerals and attract investment in the sector."