"If nobody wants to buy diamonds, you can't borrow off of diamonds," he said.
She said that her elderly husband had gone crazy over buying diamonds, and paid for his treatment upfront.
DeBeers has repeatedly maintained that it does not buy illicit diamonds.
These sanctions have failed, in part because it is easy for other nations to buy illegal diamonds and resell them.
Whenever I hear people talking about buying diamonds, they keep mentioning the four seas.
Nobody is buying diamonds, not even in London and New York.
The rich wore paper jewelry, and the poor bought tiny diamonds.
"With the income from the sum they represent you could buy just as fine diamonds in five years, and have the capital to boot."
"At my age one isn't buying new fur coats and diamonds", she said.
The gambler was interested in buying diamonds in a big way.