Ideally, the bride will be happy with her diamond and wear it for the rest of her life. As we all know, though, that’s not always the case. Even if the marriage lasts, the ring may not; the stone may be damaged, it could be replaced by a bigger and better bauble, or it could end up being outdated and put into a jewelry case or safe deposit box, never to be seen again.
So what eventually happens to those diamonds? For that matter, what happens to the stones from old pairs of earrings, old necklaces, old tennis bracelets or other pieces which have also been put aside for good? Most people just put them somewhere and forget about them. However, smart people realize they could be sitting on a potential gold mine, and sell their diamonds online.
How Much Can You Make When You Sell Diamonds Online?
Here’s the obvious answer to that question: it depends on the stones. If you have a tiny broken or chipped diamond, it’s probably not worth very much. If you have a high-quality, large, GIA-certified diamond from a well-known dealer like Tiffany & Co, it’s likely to be worth quite a great deal of money. The best way to approach the situation, particularly if you don’t know the exact details of your diamond, is to work with a reputable, experienced diamond buyer like us: Luxury Buyers.
There’s one important fact you need to know, though. You shouldn’t expect to make back what you paid for a diamond when you first purchased it. Contrary to what some people believe, diamond jewelry is not an investment which will always grow in value; when you first buy a diamond ring or other piece, you pay a large markup over the actual worth of the stone. Some of that markup is to pay for all of the work required to mine, cut, prepare and market the stone, and some of it is the jeweler’s profit.
The bottom line: unless you have a branded diamond ring or an exquisite, certified gemstone, when you sell diamonds online you’ll find that a stone’s residual value will usually be anywhere from 25-75% of its original cost. Smaller, accent diamonds will usually be priced by their total weight and can bring anywhere from $100 to $300 per carat depending on their quality.
So is it worth trying to sell your diamonds online? That depends. If you’d rather hold onto your jewelry or loose stones forever without ever receiving anything in return, then just put them away in your nightstand, attic or wherever else you keep your unused jewelry. On the other hand, if you’d prefer to actually receive immediate cash for valuable gemstones you’ll probably never touch again – selling diamonds online to Luxury Buyers or another reliable company can bring you top dollar for stones which are just sitting in storage.
What Kind of Diamonds Can You Sell Online?
Each buyer has its own guidelines for the diamonds it will purchase. Ours are the most welcoming you’ll find anywhere: we’ll buy almost anything, for the best prices.
To start, we buy diamonds anywhere from ½ carat in size up to 50 carats or larger; depending on the value of the stone, we’ll pay $500, $5,000, $5,000,000 or even more than that. If you have a diamond to sell online, it doesn’t matter what shape it is, what its clarity is, or what its color is – we want to purchase it from you. We’re as interested in buying your two-carat round ideal cut diamond with G color and VVS1 clarity, as we are in your 0.6 carat marquise stone with only good cut, J color and I1 clarity. The prices we can offer for those gems will be different, of course, but we’ll always pay you what your diamond is really worth.
We’re always in the market for interesting diamonds as well; if you have fancy, colored diamonds (especially pinks, yellows, blues and greens) we will pay a premium for those stones. And please contact us if you want to sell brand name diamonds online – we are extremely interested in making you an offer for your Harry Winston diamonds, Cartier diamonds, Tiffany & Co. diamonds, or those from other high-end jewelers. You won’t get a higher price anywhere else. If you’ve inherited a collection of old jewelry but aren’t sure what to do with it, we specialize in evaluating and purchasing estate diamonds and jewelry. We’ll help you turn a bag, box or trunk full of old diamond jewelry into quick cash.
It doesn’t matter, though, whether your stone is something very special or just an ordinary diamond. Whether it’s GIA-certified or non-certified, chipped or broken, mounted in jewelry or simply a loose diamond, what we do is buy diamonds online, and we want to buy yours. Just tell us what you’ve got.
Luxury Buyers also provides full evaluation and appraisal services, so if you have no clue what your diamonds are really worth, we can provide the answer. Our team has more than five decades of experience in appraising, authenticating and buying all types of luxury goods – particularly diamonds and other fine jewelry – so we can quickly and expertly determine the value of your stones. The entire process is easy, convenient and risk-free, with your diamonds fully insured and protected.
Choose the Professionals
When you’re ready to sell diamonds online, there’s nothing wrong with looking around. We can say that because we know you’ll end up choosing the world’s premier buyer of precious stones, diamond jewelry and other luxury goods: Luxury Buyers. We pay more than any other buyer, and we’re ready to show you what your diamonds are really worth.