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Buying an Estate Diamond, winter 2019

Posted on 1 November, 2019 at 0:55 Comments comments (16)

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...

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Tips for Tucson February 2019

Posted on 13 February, 2019 at 17:35 Comments 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...

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