You're Cleaning Your Diamond Ring Wrong

BY : Esther Meir

But no worries. Here's how to clean your diamond ring the Right Way.



Before you bring your Diamond Ring in for an Appraisal, you've got to make it look its best. You wouldn't go to a job interview without showering would you? (We hope not).

So don't let Your Diamonds go to their appraisal without a shower of their own.

Clear and shiny diamonds are what will get you those higher profits. Not dusty, rusty stones.

A clean ring not only looks more impressive, but is more impressive. 

You want the jewelry appraiser to truly see your diamond ring for what it is and what it's worth. A good scrubbing will go a long way, letting you  show off every wonderous aspect of your ring: the meticulously cut diamond, the ornately designed prongs, and the carefully crafted setting.


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Topics: Selling Diamonds, Diamonds

Secrets Of The Diamond District

BY : Esther Meir

Brief History & Tips for Selling Jewelry in NYC's Diamond District.


Located on 47th street between 5th and 6th Avenue is one of New York City’s busiest locations: 


NYC's Diamond District

The Diamond District is a place of rich history and expert jewelers, the combination producing one of NYC’s most valued locations. Visitors from all over the world come to the Diamond District to buy and sell jewelry for the best quality and prices. 

But 47th street wasn’t always the home of NYC jewelers. In fact, the hub for buying and selling jewelry originated all the way down town on a quaint little street called, Maiden Lane.


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Topics: Selling Diamonds, Selling Jewelry, Diamonds, Jewelry

Is it Possible to Buy Diamonds Without Buying Blood Diamonds?

BY : Barbara Diggs

The glitter of a beautiful diamond can easily blind us to the reality that before it ended up on our finger, ear or throat, it may have been illicitly sold by rebel groups to fund a brutal war or act of terrorism. Such “blood diamonds” (also called “conflict diamonds”) are believed to be behind the deaths of more than 4 million people in Africa as well as the displacement of millions more.

Thanks to heightened press attention and the blockbuster film Blood Diamond, consumers have grown more aware of the presence of conflict diamonds and are increasingly seeking to purchase diamonds unassociated with bloodshed and war.

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Topics: Selling Diamonds, Diamonds