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The common approach to the question of how UV fluorescence affects diamond pricing is that medium or greater tends to create a somewhat discounted asking price from the more common non-fluorescent and less than medium fluorescent diamonds. As a generalization, this is an acceptable statement, but does not begin to tell the full story. Right […]
It is simple, but you need to follow these steps to know what sort of deal you are making. #1. Shop and discover what you want, what you can afford, and where you feel most comfortable in buying. See what their return policy is. Find out about any warranty or trade-back policies. #2. Find out […]
Pretend for a moment you are on a wonderful trip somewhere with your spouse or loved one. In your busy lives, you never have enough time to do as much with one another as you would love to do, so you decide to shop together for a gift for one or both of you at […]
When you decide that it is time to sell a major diamond or a fine collection of jewelry, why would you ship it to our firm instead of selling it locally? If you live in a major metropolitan area, such as LA, Miami, New York City, Chicago, Dallas, we may agree that you will find […]
What it means to the trade Why it is beneficial to the trade and the consumer For as long time, 1967 to be more exact, I entered the family jewelry business. Since then I have been exposed to diamond trading, grading wholesaling and retailing. From cutter, to dealer, to retailer and to the consumer, the […]
The thin jewelry trend Fashion is often influenced by the cost of production. With precious metal prices rising to record levels we have seen fashion take to a course where thinner and lighter is “fashionable”. It certainly is logical, but it is my belief we have reached and likely have passed beyond a reasonable limit […]