How Much Can I Get From Selling Diamond Jewelry?
The amount of money you can get from selling your diamonds depends on a few different factors. The most important of these factors is how the stone scores in four key categories, commonly known as “the 4 C’s.” The better the diamond scores in these categories, the more valuable it will be.
These four categories are:
- Cut: The shape of the diamond and its facets
- Color: The hue of the diamond (white, yellow, blue, etc.)
- Carat: The size/weight of the diamond, measured in carats
- Clarity: How many flaws are in the diamond (flaws make the stone look cloudy)
You’ll also be paid for the value of any precious metals or other gemstones used in the piece you’re selling. The overall total you’re offered can vary quite a bit depending on the amount and quality of these materials as well.
The only way to be sure how much you can get for a particular diamond ring or loose stone is to have it appraised by the jewelry buyer. At Diamonds USA, all of our appraisals are free of charge and are completed within 24 hours.