‘Case of a woman scorned?’ Dublin jeweller’s ‘bizarre’ dispute with Italian diamond dealers

Empress Fine Jewels is locked in a legal battle over €600,000 worth of diamonds and gems

Empress Fine Jewels is located just off Grafton St in Dublin city centre

It’s where happy couples have shopped for engagement rings for many years, but a jewellery shop off Dublin’s Grafton Street is now at the centre of a High Court row featuring alleged threats by its owner to “put people in the river”.

The details of a case involving Shuwan Li’s Empress Fine Jewels allegedly culminated in a heated confrontation with representatives of an Italian diamond company.

In hearing the various claims and counterclaims involving LI’s ...