Apparently the Russians have a trillion carat stockpile of ultra hard, meteor-forged diamonds. But don’t worry young lovers! These particular diamonds won’t have any impact on the jewelry market as they are for industrial use only.
When I first read the headline though, I was so excited! At last, something to end this ridiculous, cartel run, diamond fantasy. I’m sure, gentle reader, you are educated to the construct of diamond price inflation (Diamonds are not rare gems at all. Their price is artificially inflated by a corporation who limits supply).
Which is why I just wear emeralds. Big fucking emeralds.
Imagine how J.Lo would be feeling right now if she had woken up to find that the rocks that she got were no longer worth anything?