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5 most avid billionaire diamond collectors
Cheng-Yu Tung, Honorary Chairman of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co. smiles as he takes questions from the press at the Chow Tai Fook investors' lunch in Hong Kong on November 28, 2011. Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Co. told investors that it is seeking to raise up to 2.8 billion USD in an initial public offering that would create a new publicly listed giant in luxury goods. AFP PHOTO / AARON TAM

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5 most avid billionaire diamond collectors

August 12, 2013

These investors consider diamonds as their best friend. Here’s a list of the world’s most avid diamond collectors.
Rough diamond prices have increased by nearly a third since 2005 and is likely to rise a further 20 percent between 2013 and 2017, bolstered by demand from China and India, according to Wealth-X.
(Source: Wealth-X)