When a person begins the process of selling diamonds, a diamond ring, or any diamond piece, one of the first things they wonder is “How much is my diamond worth?” This can be a tricky question to answer because no two diamonds are alike, nor are two pieces of diamond jewelry alike.
Just as cars range in value depending on their year, make, model, condition and mileage, diamonds vary in value depending on their cut, color, clarity, and carat weight – often referred to as the “4 C’s”. The combination of these characteristics helps to value the diamond.
The majority of diamonds are in some kind of a setting: a ring, necklace, earrings, etc. The setting the diamond is in carries its own value that is in addition to the value of the diamond. Settings come in almost an unlimited variety, and often have additional accent diamonds in them – these also contribute to the value.
Many people turn to the Internet in an attempt to answer their questions about how to sell a diamond ring or diamond piece, and how to value such a piece. The difficulty with this is that many companies or websites are not qualified to be making such valuations. It is important to speak directly to an expert in the industry, such as a GIA trained Gemologist who can examine and evaluate your piece and help guide you in the right direction.
At MJ Gabel, we evaluate diamond pieces free of charge and will gladly give you the answers to your questions. Every piece is evaluated by our Graduate Gemologists at our lab for their highest value. Once our evaluation is complete, we would then go over the value of your piece and give you all of the options available to you.
Our evaluation process has set the bar, it is simply the best in the industry.
When asking the question. “How much is my diamond worth?”, don’t narrow your options by not speaking directly to an expert in the industry. MJ Gabel will work with you every step of the way so you know exactly what your diamond is worth, and ALL of the options available to you!