|Posted on 1 November, 2019 at 0:55||comments (2)|
Buying an estate diamond can be a tricky thing but here are some tips:
1) make sure the diamond is out of mounting
2) take diamond to a registered appraiser don’t try and eye-ball it yourself because you won’t have the equipment and expertise
3) check pricing with bluenile.com, I find that they have pretty good pricing for the average diamond buyer, but expect to pay at least 30% less than bluenile because you have a “used” diamond
4) alwa...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 13 February, 2019 at 17:35||comments (2)|
This year's Tucson show highlighted color and lots of it!
The ink blue sapphire on our homepage is 10.5 carats and comes from Sri Lanka. It is a gorgeous example of color and how this is the year of the big and the bold. Top-end ruby and emerald will also continue to sell well this year with demand staying high.
Besides the top three: emerald, sapphire and ruby, there were colorful spinels, tourmalines and garnets that were impressive. The best in show this year were the col...Read Full Post »