Chicago, why sell your diamonds to CCB ! We buy diamond rings, earrings, diamond studs, loose diamonds, diamonds mounted in gold, silver or platinum, anything diamond. Round diamonds 1 carat and larger are worth the most money. Princess cut (square) are next in value and fancy shape diamonds such as oval, pear, marquise, and heart shape diamonds are worth much less since the demand for these shapes is much lower.
Your diamond will be worth more if it is certified:
Diamonds can be certified by independent labs to give specific information about a stones cut, color, clarity, and carat weight that is guaranteed to be accurate and gives buyers comfort in knowing what they are buying. These certifications will add value to your diamond and increase the price that the stone can be sold for. There are a few main companies that certify diamonds; GIA, EGL, and IGI are the main ones you will see.
GIA certified diamonds are MUCH MORE desirable because they are more strict in their grading process. Cook County Diamond Buyers will pay more for a GIA certified diamond than any other certified diamond.
The Facts about Diamond Values That Others Won’t tell you:
Small diamonds are not worth as much as you might expect, just because they are real diamonds doesn't mean they are worth a lot of money. Jewelers can often buy small diamonds wholesale for $100 per carat. So if you have a 1 carat diamond bracelet with a bunch of small stones in it, figure the diamonds might be worth about $100. (Quality will affect the price somewhat)
Large single stones command the most value however, the secondhand market for diamonds usually only brings about 20-30% of the retail cost of a diamond. So this means if you bought a diamond from a traditional jewelry store for $5000, you might expect to get $1000 back for it. If it is a higher quality diamond certified by GIA, the price would be about $1500.M
This may sound bad to you but if you shop around, you will see that it’s true. Most buyers will not disclose these facts about the secondhand market for diamonds but I prefer full disclosure to avoid surprises.
What Cook County Diamond Buyer Pays for Your Diamonds:
Cook County Diamond Buyer will always be competitive on our buy prices of your diamonds. There are many factors that will determine how much we can pay for your stone or diamond jewelry.Please call to discuss your specific diamond item and if you have enough information on the item, we should be able to come up with an approximate buy price. The more information you have, the better. If you can take a picture of the certification or scan it and email it to us, we can come up with a better price quote.
*My price estimate is not a guarantee to buy as I need to visual inspect your stone for chips, cracks, and enhancements. I may also decide not to buy the diamond for any other reason and our meeting is not a guaranteed contract to buy.
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So rather than just let them sit in the drawer collecting dust, sell them to a local diamond buyer for cash now!
The best choice would be to find a local Diamond buyer. Some web-based Cash for Diamond companies have been exposed as paying as little as 5% of the actual Diamond value. Plus you have to send your metal away without knowing what they will pay and if they are being honest. When you sell Diamond locally, you can request that the buyer weighs your items in front of you, and you can get his offer without being required to sell. By following this simple guide, you can be sure you will receive a fair price for your unwanted scrap Diamond jewelry!