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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 [...]

2018-08-07T15:34:07+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Sell Diamonds|

What Is Your Diamond Worth?

The essentials on getting the most for your diamond and other precious gems While we all know it’s impossible to put a price tag on the emotional value of a diamond, you may be surprised to learn that assigning tangible worth to the gem can be tricky too. Calculating a diamond’s value is a complex process that can easily be done incorrectly. If this happens, you most likely will be the one negatively impacted by the error. Therefore, when it comes to selling a diamond, it’s critical you put as much thought into selling as the original purchaser put into [...]

2018-08-07T15:30:32+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Diamond Industry, Know Your Diamond, Sell Diamonds|

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+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Buy Diamonds, Diamond Industry, Jewelry|

The Reveal of a Diamond Appraisal

Many diamonds today come with handy paperwork known as an appraisal. It is explained to many that the dollar amount on the appraisal is the “value” of your diamond. It is important to understand fully what a diamond appraisal is for, and what the value of the appraisal represents when it comes time to sell your diamond. An appraisal of a diamond is like any other appraisal done on a piece that carries value and may be covered under ones insurance. The appraised amount of a diamond is one that has been assigned to the piece in the event that [...]

2018-07-10T20:16:39+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Diamond Appraisals|

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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Know Your Diamond|

Four Tips For Selling Your Diamond Jewelry

Many people find it difficult to part with their diamond jewelry not only because of the emotional attachment that may accompany the jewelry but also because they are unsure of who to trust. There are many large companies out there who will offer to buy your old engagement ring or other diamond jewelry, but how do you know who is giving you the best advice and also the best possible price? As a partner of a family-owned company, I can speak for the way we approach working with clients and help shed some light on why we do what we [...]

2018-03-09T21:14:51+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Our Blog|