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How to Sell Your Engagement Ring

The decision to sell an engagement ring is not always an easy one. Sometimes a couple’s relationship has come to an end. Other times the seller is letting go of a family heirloom for financial reasons. There are many ways to sell a diamond engagement ring, including private buyers, jewelers, pawnshops, or an online diamond buying company. At MJ Gabel, we’re not here to judge but to educate you that with each of these options, there are advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a look at these common choices more carefully. Private buyer. Some people approach selling a diamond ring like [...]

2018-12-17T15:57:09+00:00 December 9th, 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 [...]

2018-10-23T18:01:26+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Diamond Industry, Know Your Diamond, Sell Diamonds|

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|

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|

How Much Is Your Diamond Engagement Ring Worth?

Selling a diamond engagement ring is not easy, due to some extent to the emotional value attached to it and the feelings potentially still associated with it. Additionally, just figuring out a diamond’s grade or value can be a relatively complex endeavor in and of itself, but that is how MJ Gabel’s vast experience can be of tremendous value. The MJ Gabel Team has ample experience in the diamond industry and we are here to walk with you through this oftentimes complex and overwhelming process. The team of world-class diamond experts at MJ Gabel have a vast network that we [...]

2018-02-16T17:13:20+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Sell Diamonds|

How To Sell Vintage Diamond Rings and Jewelry

Selling your diamond engagement ring or diamond jewelry is a process that requires extensive knowledge and attention to detail. This process becomes more complicated when you have vintage diamond jewelry. There are several factors that can make these pieces more difficult for most companies and jewelers to appraise and sell. First, vintage diamonds were often cut differently than stones today. While this can either positively or negatively affect their value, it is crucial that the assessor is knowledgeable about the historical cut in order to give you an accurate valuation. At times, this can make them significantly more valuable because [...]

2018-02-01T17:58:12+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Diamond Jewelers, Sell Diamonds|

A New Year: Both Inviting and Intimidating

A New Year – There is something so inviting and intimidating about the New Year. There is the incredible opportunity for new beginnings, changes, resolutions, and yet sometimes we feel the anxiety of taking the first steps and doing it all. Last year at this time, I was anxiously awaiting my first child. Born at the end of January, it was the perfect end to the holiday season. With her arrival came a whole new set of challenges (as I am sure all parents can remember!). Life as we knew it had been flipped upside down. The reality of being [...]

2018-01-03T15:30:55+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Jewelry, Sell Diamonds|

How MJ Gabel Helps You During The Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and for many, it is a time to relax, spend time with family, reminisce about the past, and remember all that we have to be thankful for. For others, though, the holiday season is a time of stress due to the expenses that have become all too commonly associated with the season. If your reality is closer to the second than the first, MJ Gabel would love the opportunity to help make the holidays a happier time! One option you have is to look for jewelry that you either haven’t worn or that you [...]

2017-11-26T21:33:13+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Sell Diamonds|

How Do You Know Whom To Trust When Selling Your Jewelry?

Making the decision to sell your fine jewelry, or sell your diamond engagement ring can be difficult. Finding a company you can trust to work with can sometimes make that difficult choice even harder. How do you know whom you can trust, and what the process should look like? I decided to write this entry based on what has come to become somewhat of a common experience for many clients I speak with. They have come to the decision to sell their jewelry, but have already had an uneasy experience doing so, and have come to find us after attempting [...]

2017-07-06T18:29:16+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Diamond Jewelers, Jewelry, Sell Diamonds|

How much is my diamond worth?

When a person begins the process of selling diamonds, a diamond ring, or any diamond piece, one of the first things they wonder is “How much is my diamond worth?” This can be a tricky question to answer because no two diamonds are alike, nor are two pieces of diamond jewelry alike. Just as cars range in value depending on their year, make, model, condition and mileage, diamonds vary in value depending on their cut, color, clarity, and carat weight – often referred to as the “4 C’s”. The combination of these characteristics helps to value the diamond. The majority [...]

2017-05-25T13:30:33+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Sell Diamonds|