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Jewelry Potentially Worth Millions Stolen in London Heist

BBC News reported that up to 70 deposit boxes were opened after burglars gained entry to London-based Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd. this past weekend. It's possible that jewelry worth up to 200 million pounds was stolen during the raid.

De Beers Looking to Curb Diamond Price Volatility

The Wall Street Journal reported that De Beers is in the midst of introducing new rules to the diamond-buying arena. Among other things, the diamond powerhouse is asking its customers to "present their accounts in accordance with international standards." They will also "face limits on debt levels."

Zimbabwe Reports Lower Diamond Exports for 2014

Rapaport reported that Zimbabwe's diamond exports sank to 5.9 million carats in 2014, down fairly substantially from the 8.9 million carats it exported in 2013. The decline came on the back of the exhaustion of alluvial diamonds in Marange.

Indian Polished Diamond Exports Up 4.4 Percent in February

Rapaport reported that in February, India's polished diamond exports increased by 4.4 percent from the previous year, hitting $2.298 billion. The data comes from the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council.

Infographic: 10 Top Biggest Diamonds Ever

Australian Mining reported that Danish website Smykker.Me has created an infographic that lays out information on the 10 biggest diamonds ever.