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How to Sell Your Diamond Jewelry

It can be challenging to sell your diamond jewelry, not only because of the emotions involved, but also the many questions about the process. How will I get the most money? Who can I trust? How can I avoid getting taken advantage of? Rest assured, if you’re reading this you’re well on your way to making a wise decision. As a seasoned partner of a respected family-owned company, allow me to provide special insights and tips to help you prepare for selling your diamond jewelry. Work with a company that puts the person ahead of the piece. When choosing a [...]

2019-02-04T18:19:56+00:00January 30th, 2019|Sell Diamonds|

Four Steps to Buying a Diamond Engagement Ring

While our primary focus at MJ Gabel has always been working with clients to sell fine diamond jewelry, we often get questions from clients looking to purchase a new diamond engagement ring. When it comes to buying a diamond engagement ring, these are the four steps we recommend when buying an engagement ring: Create a budget. Making a diamond engagement ring budget before setting foot in a jewelry store is important. If you don’t have a budget in mind, you’ll be more likely to overspend on a diamond engagement ring. You wouldn’t go to a realtor without knowing your budget [...]

2018-12-17T15:55:31+00:00December 12th, 2018|Buy Diamonds|

Give Your Gemstones New Life!

While we may say that diamonds are forever, there are a number of reasons why you may consider having a gemstone reset or a mount redesigned. Any time you’re considering having work done on your valuable gemstones, there are a number of factors you’ll want to consider as you choose the company you’ll trust to complete the work. Let’s take a look at what you need to know about resetting gemstones. First, who has gemstones reset and why? People require our resetting services for a number of reasons. You may have an heirloom with beautiful and valuable stones that are [...]

2018-10-15T16:57:02+00:00October 5th, 2018|Diamond Jewelers, Jewelry, Know Your Diamond, Our Blog|

Reasons Why You Should Sell Your Jewelry After a Break-Up or Divorce

MJ Gabel is pleased to share the following article from Alexandra Eva-May, the founder of The Splendid Path and highly a highly respected writer, teacher, motivator and more. After a break-up or divorce, deciding what to keep and what to sell or give away can be a very daunting task. We develop strong emotional attachments to items, especially to the things we receive from our partners or spouses during relationships and marriages. Jewelry can be especially significant and sentimental. At this time, it's important to start letting go. 5 Reasons Why You Should Sell Your Jewelry After a Break-Up or [...]

2018-10-02T19:27:16+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Jewelry|

MJ Gabel Featured in Rochester Woman Online

The MJ Gabel Family is excited to share a recent article featuring the MJ Gabel story as well as insights into our local Webster, NY retail location. This article was published in the September issue of Rochester Woman Online Magazine. You can also read the full September issue here - Rochester Woman Online Magazine

2018-09-26T13:53:56+00:00September 26th, 2018|MJ Gabel News & Updates|

Stories from The Heart – Who Has Your Back?

When working with clients who are looking to part with unwanted diamond pieces, it is not uncommon for us to work with many who have tried other companies prior to finding us. Because of this occurrence, it gives us an insight into the ways in which other companies may try and take advantage of a client, and luckily many clients can sense this and pull their pieces. What is troubling to me is the number of individuals who do not know there are other options out there, and in the end, take much less for their diamond pieces than they [...]

2018-07-12T17:24:25+00:00July 12th, 2018|Buy Diamonds, Diamond Industry, Jewelry|

Three Things You Must Do When Selling Your Diamond

Selling a diamond ring may seem like a very complex and challenging task. Indeed, the process of selling a diamond is often filled with uncertainty, but by doing thorough research prior to selling the diamond, a seller can make certain to have the optimum selling experience. When selling a diamond ring, there are three key points for sellers to acknowledge and understand. Understand How to Find a Jewelry Partner You Can Trust.  When selling a diamond, it is paramount to find a jewelry partner that you can trust. In order to determine a reputable jeweler, there are several steps that can [...]

2018-06-25T17:42:33+00:00June 29th, 2018|Know Your Diamond, Sell Diamonds|

Selling Your Engagement Ring – Considering The Options

When individuals begin the process of selling an unwanted diamond engagement ring, many are unsure where to turn. A few options typically come to mind, however: a jeweler, pawn shop or gold exchange, Craigslist or eBay, or an online diamond buying company. As with everything, there are advantages and disadvantages of each choice. Many people think of selling a diamond ring like they would a car – You could trade it into a dealer for a lower value than what you could sell it for yourself to a private buyer. This is true for jewelry as well. You will [...]

2018-06-13T15:55:30+00:00May 30th, 2018|Jewelry|

What is a Diamond Appraisal vs. What is a Diamond Certification

For many people, diamonds represent one of the most beloved and valued gems in the world. Purchasing or considering selling a diamond may seem like a daunting and overwhelming process.  There are two essential steps in helping you to determine the value of a diamond either for sale or purchase: diamond appraisal and diamond certification. While many individuals own diamonds, fewer understand the difference between having their diamond appraised and having their diamond certified.  MJ Gabel is here to help. What is a Diamond Appraisal? Having your diamond appraised involves determining its current monetary worth. The diamond appraisal process can [...]

2018-04-06T19:29:25+00:00April 6th, 2018|Diamond Appraisals|

Five of the World’s Most Famous Diamonds

Diamonds represent one of the most easily recognizable and most treasured gems in the world. While a typical 1-2 carat diamond can be used in such jewelry as engagement rings, necklaces, and earrings, these comparatively small diamonds fall far short in size and renown of several of the most prized diamonds. Indeed, below are the histories and background information for five of the world’s most famous diamonds. The Cullinan Diamond One of the most famous diamonds in the world is the Cullinan diamond. This white diamond was discovered in 1905 in the country of South Africa. Since the entire Cullinan [...]

2018-03-28T17:46:28+00:00March 28th, 2018|Know Your Diamond|