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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+00:00February 16th, 2015|Sell Diamonds|

Three Biggest Diamond Selling Mistakes

One of the most common questions we have seen over the years is this “what are the biggest mistakes made when selling a diamond?” We see a lot of confusion, misconceptions and mistakes people make when selling a diamond ring, diamond necklace, loose diamonds or any diamond jewelry. However we have found that there are many common problems, today we are going to discuss the Three Biggest Diamond Selling Mistakes. Talking to a professional who SELLS diamonds, not a professional who BUYS diamonds Many individuals head right to their local jeweler when it comes time to sell a diamond piece. [...]

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

I Need to Sell My Diamond – HELP!

I want to sell my diamond ring or can you help me sell my diamond bracelet or even I want to sell my diamond engagement ring because we are no longer together; it’s something we hear on a regular basis. Of course many people have an emotional attachment to their diamond jewelry. The diamond piece may have been in the family for years, or the loved one that gave you that beautiful piece has passed away and you need to sell it. And for some there are the bad memories associated as well, they simply want to get it out [...]

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

Where should I sell my diamond jewelry?

As the price of gold rose in recent years, so did the companies advertising that they purchased gold, silver, diamonds and other precious metals. The trouble is that while any company can purchase these items, very few are actually qualified to evaluate theses pieces accurately and assign a fair value to them. It’s especially true if you’re looking to sell diamond jewelry. Figuring out which diamond buyers are actually qualified can be a tricky task if you do not know what to look for. Below we are providing some simple, prudent guidelines and tips to follow if you find yourself [...]

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

Diamond Buyer Reviews

Let’s talk Reviews for a Minute Diamond Buyer Reviews are not always what they’re cracked up to be. Of course there are many legitimate reviews for everything on the web, but there are also those that work hard to appear true to their word. From car dealers to drug stores, reviews and review sites are plentiful. For people selling diamond jewelry or loose diamonds and are looking for the best option, here are three things to be wary of: Sites that offer a limited number of reviews Sites that are specifically reviewing diamond buyers Sites that use a rating system but have [...]

2017-05-25T13:30:33+00:00February 13th, 2015|Sell Diamonds|

Diamonds Are Forever, But is their Value?

Diamonds; they are the quintessential representation of value, wealth, luxury, strength, sparkle, and beauty. According to De Beers Consolidated Mines Company of South Africa, “A Diamond is Forever”(De Beers, 2011). Diamonds are Forever: These four words seem to have capsulated the retail diamond industry and are responsible for planting a misconceived idea of a diamond’s value. Diamonds are one of the hardest natural materials found on earth, which makes them unique in their own right. Not to mention a rough diamond can be cut, faceted, and polished to give extraordinary light reflection that is difficult to match. Diamonds do in [...]

2017-05-25T13:30:34+00:00February 3rd, 2015|Sell Diamonds|

The Power of the Diamond Consult

In a busy season that has been filled with client appointments, phone consultations, and auctions this past week has stuck out above all others. I had two appointments this week that resulted in some reflection and a new drive that I feel is important to share! As I entered this business, I thought I would be putting my bachelor’s degree in social work into my bag of tricks, but not really ever using it – I was quickly proven wrong! I realized quickly that having my social work degree only helped me interact on a daily basis with my clients. [...]

2017-05-25T13:30:34+00:00February 3rd, 2015|Sell Diamonds|

Diamond Déjà-vu

Three times last week I felt like I was having déjà-vu. That feeling like you have already been somewhere before, or had a similar conversation but you cannot place it. I quickly realized that it was not déjà-vu but rather I actually was having the same conversation multiple times. They all went something like this: Anne – “Can you give me an idea of the amount you would like to see out of your diamond?” Client – “ I did not have an exact figure in mind, but I know what the diamond is worth because of what I paid [...]

2017-05-25T13:30:34+00:00February 3rd, 2015|Sell Diamonds|