Diamond Appraisal

Diamond Appraisal

Turning diamonds into cash

If you want to sell diamonds, the time is now

If you are planning to sell your diamonds, then the first thing to do is getting a diamond appraisal done today. The global demand for diamonds is steadily increasing, overtaking the supply of diamonds which is causing a tension. The current tension is creating the perfect situation for you to sell diamonds at the best price. When selling diamonds, there a number of things you must do to make sure you’re making a smart move and getting your money’s worth. Regardless of whether you want to sell loose diamonds or diamond jewelry, the following guidelines will help you to sell jewelry like a professional.

Why sell diamonds now?

The emerging Chinese and Indian markets are developing a taste for high quality diamonds with the purchasing power to satisfy it. The amount of “new customers” this has brought to the market alone if one of the main reasons for the significant increase in the demand for diamonds. What adds to the global demand is that more and more financial institutions that are investing in diamonds right now due to a significant rise in diamond prices. From Dec 2007 up to March 2014, the 1 carat diamond price increased by 128%, the 2 carat diamond price changed by 125% and the 3 carat diamond price changed by 135%. As the price tends continues, it becomes increasingly ideal to sell diamonds today.

Getting a diamond appraisal

The most important step when selling diamonds is getting a diamond appraisal from a neutral authoritative source. This will give you an accurate understanding of the characteristics of your diamond such as carat weight, cut grade, color grade and clarity grade – also referred to as the 4Cs. Getting an exact diamond appraisal is essential: consider the difference in price between a 1.98 carat diamond and a 2.02 carat diamond. The number one diamond grading institution is the GIA, as it is the most authoritative source and has set the standard internationally.

GIA Certified Diamonds – Diamond Grading

A diamond graded by the GIA will be issued with a diamond certificate and identification number. This will help you to understand the value of your diamond. Besides the 4Cs, you will have an in-depth evaluation of the diamond’s symmetry, pavilion, crown, depth, the strength or absence of fluorescence and a detailed plot of the clarity characteristic visualizing the presence of inclusions and blemishes. With a GIA certificate, both the buyer and seller agree on the quality of the diamonds which is essential to reaching a selling price that satisfies both parties.

Where to sell your diamonds

The diamond experts at The Diamond Registry can help determine the right price for the diamond you want to sell. Benefit from our 50+ years of experience and proven track record of finding the perfect match between diamond sellers and buyers through our global network. No wonder they call us “the matchmaker”. Fill out the Quote Form to get in contact with our diamond experts – a dedicated personal contact that will guide you from beginning to end.

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