The Emotional Side of Selling and Buying a Diamond

Round Diamond Engagment Ring Made by Jonathan's Fine JewelersBeing a diamond buyer is not always glamorous or fun. Buying watches, now that’s fun. Even buying some estate jewelry can be fun, but buying diamonds is not always fun.  We often get men and women who come in with engagement rings that were never worn or used, and not because they were handed down through the generations, but because of a break up.

When a person walks into your office and says they want to sell you their engagement ring you have to deal with the emotional side of selling and buying.  It’s a very touchy and touching meeting that leaves not only me, as the buyer, but the seller exhausted. [Read more...]

10 Things to do Before Selling Your Diamond

Sell Your DiamondYou have decided it’s time to turn your diamond into cash. Whether you need to pay a bill, pad your bank account or just sell a memory; the reason doesn’t matter, what does matter is to know what to do before selling your diamond.

As tempting as it might be to rush out to the nearest pawn shop and unload your precious gem for cash, there are some steps you should take first so you can get the most money for the valuable asset that you have. [Read more...]