Live Spot Pricing 24 Hours A Day
Gold
$1798.2
-4
Silver
$24.87
0.2
Platinum
$1058.9
0.4
Diamonds & Jewelry | 11.18.2019

4 Tips for Selling Your Diamond or Estate Jewelry

To help unravel the mysteries of diamond selling, here are four tips to consider before selling your stone.

1. Know what you’ve got

Just because your grandmother said her diamond ring was valuable doesn’t make it an actual fact. It may not even make it a diamond. So, before you rush to market, get an accurate picture of its quality and authenticity. A qualified appraiser can give you a true analysis of the stone’s characteristics and condition, and highlight positive and negative attributes that could affect its value.

2. Set a realistic price

Having unrealistic price expectations for your diamond is the fastest way to disappointment with any ultimate sale. If having an appraisal, ask how much the stone might be worth in specific markets and circumstances. A good appraiser follows current market trends and can help you understand the potential resale value of your diamond.

3. Investigate your selling options

Resellers of diamond jewelry have two options: sell to the jewelry industry or to the public.  Choosing a buyer isn’t always about getting the top price, but is often a function of how quickly you can settle the deal and how much you trust the buyer.

The primary advantage of selling to someone in the jewelry industry is time. If you want to sell quickly and safely with little fuss over marketing, use a company that is known for buying and selling diamonds. The most important thing is to choose someone you trust. Be sure to always check their Better Business Bureau rating and choose a company that is dedicated to ethical business practices.

4. Be emotionally ready to sell

Because diamonds are often symbols of passion or love, they can be harder to part with than any other piece of jewelry. Nonetheless, you have to leave emotions out of selling. Sentimental value may raise the price of the diamond in your eyes, but a potential buyer won’t be so moved.

If you are planning on selling estate jewelry or diamonds, don’t forget these 4 tips, Know what you have, set a realistic price, investigate your selling options, and most importantly, be emotionally ready to sell. When you are ready to sell, visit U.S. Coins and Jewelry. U.S. Coins and Jewelry is registered with the State of Texas as a Precious Metals Dealer and our scales are not only certified but also calibrated by the State of Texas. We also use a state-of-the-art X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer to test the purity of your metals. This is a non-destructive method that insures safety and won’t harm your precious heirlooms.

Start Your Diamond Appraisal

If you are interested in selling diamonds, contact U.S. Coins and Jewelry, Houston’s most trusted source, at 8435 Katy Freeway in Houston or call 713-597-6367.

Luxury Watches
Rolex Meteorite Pepsi Gmt The Rolex Meteorite Pepsi GMT is not your run of the mill luxury sport watch. Of course it has all the trappings inherent to the Rolex GMT Master line with 100 meter water resistance and Swiss Superlative Chronometer Certification.  It’s understated white gold and sporty red and blue bezel  gives this watch the look like any other high end diver. But under closer inspection it is l
Luxury Watches
Yellow, White And Everose – The Golden Rainbow Of Rolex The term “carat” is grade designation that indicates the purity of gold. 24ct is 100% gold. In this purest form gold is too malleable for most functional uses. Jewelers and watch makers rely on a mix of alloys to create 10ct, 14ct or 18ct gold creating harder versions of the precious metal. In general use, copper, nickel, silver, platinum or palladium are incorporated with 24ct to crea
Pre-1933 Gold
Pre-1933 Gold Coins Pre-1933 Gold Coins The phrase “pre-1933 U.S. gold” literally encompasses all gold coins minted by the United States Mint since its inception in 1792. This includes all monetized coinage and were produced in denominations of one dollar, two and a half dollars, three dollars, four dollars, five dollars , ten dollars, twenty and fifty dollars. Many of these have outstanding rarity and t
Rolex
Rolex: A Case For The Case. Rolex is known world-wide for their exacting quality and timeless style. The range of models and materials offers the wearer a range of fashion statements from the subtle elegance of the stainless Oyster Perpetual to the panache of a gem set white gold Pearlmaster. But despite the array of precious metal cases that hold the iconic Rolex mechanisms and complications, let’s focus on the simple

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM  Instagram

OR JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER

We share educational articles, specials, and general updates. Be the first to be in the know. 

They were very professional, personable and efficient. They trusted - without seeing the actual paper - the quote I received elsewhere for a Rolex watch. They didn’t meet it - THEY BEAT IT! Very nice, safe place to do business.
Monica W