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LOS ANGELES, CA, February 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Diamond Estate has published an in-depth guide to help sellers of second-hand sapphire jewelry understand the value of their gemstones. In recent years, the selling of old diamond jewelry has become increasingly popular — especially diamond engagement rings after a divorce and inherited pieces. However, the selling of sapphire jewelry is more complicated than selling a diamond ring.
With sapphires, color becomes a leading factor in evaluating how much your sapphire jewelry is worth, and smart sellers need to become fluent in terms such as: saturation, hue, and tone. Not to mention, understanding the importance of clarity and cut, treated vs. non-treated sapphires, and the origin of the precious gemstone (i.e. where the sapphire was mined).
Fortunately, sellers now have an easy to understand guide to help them understand how valuable their sapphire jewelry is. Written by Fletcher Blackburn, a senior buyer at Diamond Estate, and GIA trained industry veteran, this new sapphire guide not only explains the technical aspects of sapphires, but helps sellers understand retail pricing and how a jewelry buyer will arrive at a cash offer for their item.
Blackburn manages the Los Angeles office of Diamond Estate, and thus regularly gets an opportunity to deal with extraordinary sapphire jewelry, as well as interact with clients and potential clients who are unsure how valuable their item is on the second-hand estate jewelry market.
"At Diamond Estate, we are strong advocates for the seller," says Blackburn. "The jewelry industry in general has long been cloaked with a certain degree of mystery — especially when it comes to the public understanding how much an item is truly worth. As a business, we aim to share with sellers everything we know about precious gemstones, as well as how the jewelry industry works. We want them to be confident that they have chosen the right buyer and are getting a fair price for their item."
To read Fletcher Blackburn's sapphire guide for sellers, please go to: Gemstone Guides: Selling Sapphire Jewelry.
With buying locations throughout the United States, Diamond Estate Jewelry Buyers makes immediate and generous cash offers for your previously-owned diamond jewelry, high-brand jewelry & watches, large carat diamond engagement rings, antique jewelry, and precious colored gemstones. We love to meet new clients, learn about your unique items, share our knowledge with you, and help you make the right decision about selling your luxury gift assets.
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