There are 2 ways to sell your Diamonds of 1 carat or larger.
You can sell to the general public like friends and family,
via newspaper ads etc.
You can sell to a Miami Diamond and jewelry buyer.
Do my Diamonds need to be mounted?
Diamonds are usually mounted on Rings necklaces, earrings,
bracelets, brooches, or any other Fine Jewelry.
Mounted Diamonds and jewelry can be appraised, valued,
bought and sold. They don’t need to be un- mounted.
Sometimes the Mountings are signed by prestigious jewelry
houses like Cartier, Harry Winston, Tiffany, Van Cleef and
Arpels, and in such case increase the value.
How much will I get paid for my Diamonds?
If you sell to the general Public you should get around what
If you sell within the Jewelry and Diamond Industry you will
probably get about 30 to 40 percent of what you paid if you
bought it retail, maybe more if you find an experienced
Diamond Buyer that has been years in the business.
Typically when you buy a Diamond from a retail
establishment, you pay more because there are many people
involved before the retail jeweler like cutters, dealers,
wholesalers, manufacturers etc. And all of them need to make
How do I know how much my Diamonds are worth?
The best way to sell your Diamond is to know the current
market value via an Appraisal.
To know the real value of what you have you must take it to
an Experienced Graduate Gemologist, or G.G. graduated from
the Gemological Institute of America.
Make sure that you tell the appraiser that you intend to
sell the Diamond. The appraisers have different values when
appraising like Liquidation value and Replacement value.
What Diamonds are more valuable?
The larger the Diamond is, the less inclusions it has, the
better the cut and the less color it has the more money its
worth because of the quality and rarity.
Large Diamonds in particular are rare and fetch the highest
GIA Certified Diamonds with excellent makes and very good
overall colors and clarities will sell faster and for more
money than uncertified Diamonds.
How are Diamonds Classified or graded and valued?
The Diamond industry goes by the standards implemented by
GIA, Gemological Institute of America. The famous 4C’s.
Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat weight.
Diamond Values are directly related to Cut, Color, Clarity
and Carat weight. Below is a brief description of these
Dade County:Aventura, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands,
Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Doral, Golden Beach, Miami,
Miami Beach, Miami Shores, Pinecrest, Sunny Isles Beach,
Surfside, Key Biscayne, Kendall, Indian Creek Village, El
Portal, South Miami.
Broward County: Sunrise, Coconut Creek, Dania Beach, Davie,
Ft Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach, Hillsboro Bch, Lauderdale by
the Sea, Miramar, Pembroke Pines, Lighthouse Pt, Margate,
Miramar, Pompano Beach, Plantation, Parkland, Oakland Park,
Weston, Wilton Manors, Sunrise.