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Frequently Asked Questions

Auctions

Yes, Anyone serious about bidding must sign up for an account before logging in and placing a bid.

All open auctions are free to bid as long as you sign up for an account .

Auctions are open for bidding over an extended time period — usually 15-31 days — on our digital platform, easily accessible from a computer or mobile phone, which means you can bid 24 hours a day regardless of location.

If you are the successful bidder in an online auction, payment is due within 48 hours of the close of that auction.

Prices in our auction will typically range from $200 to over $1 million..

If you are required to join an auction, it's a private auction. You will be required to pay each time, a fee to join of $10.00. This will allow you to participate as a bidder.

A bank wire is required for purchases over $1,000,000.00 USD.

No. If you are the successful bidder in an online auction, payment is due within 48 hours of the close of that auction.

Diamond Buyer

Always! Our offers are free of cost and commitment, giving you the flexibility to accept or decline as you wish. 

Accept our best offer, and we’ll process your payment within one business day. Checks are mailed priority, and wire transfers typically appear within 2-4 business days. 

We make offers on loose diamonds that contains one or more diamonds weighing at least 0.3ct. Our offers are free of cost and commitment, giving you the flexibility to accept or decline as you wish 

Diamond List

A portion of our inventory currently provides real images of the diamond. We are diligently working to add more images and videos. Our estimated time frame is July 15th. 

Once the diamond has been selected and paid. The diamond is pulled from inventory. Upon approval the diamond is then shipped. We allow 5-7 business days before we ship. Depending what selection of shipping is chosen will depend on how long it take to receive the package.

Diamond Quality

A carat is equal to 200 milligrams or a fifth of a gram and is further subdivided into 100 “points”. When a diamond investor buys a stone that weighs less than one carat, it would probably be referred to only in points. So, a diamond that weighs 0.25 carats, would be called a “twenty-five pointer”. 

This is a key factor for investment-grade diamonds. GIA’s Clarity Scale classifies diamonds into 11 categories. The scale has gradations that range from “flawless”, which is the most valuable, down to the I3 category of “included” at the bottom. These are the 11 categories of diamond clarity:

Flawless: FL – at this level of the scale, a skilled grader using 10X magnification cannot see any “inclusions” or “blemishes”. Blemishes occur during cutting and mounting a polished diamond. An inclusion is a small imperfection inside the diamond. Internally flawless: IF Very, very slightly included: VVS1, VVS2. Very slightly included: VS1, VS2. Slightly included: SI1, SI2. Included: I1, I2, I3. 

This refers to the expertise with which the stone has been fashioned. A diamond that scores highly on this parameter will have perfect proportions and will interact with light in a manner that gives it the ability to sparkle brightly. GIA’s cut scale provides five different classifications: Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, and Poor. If you are planning to invest in diamonds, it’s advisable to stay away from the Fair and Poor categories. 

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has established a color grading scale that measures the degree of colorlessness by comparing a diamond to master stones of established value. The grading system ranks diamonds from D to Z. The letter D signifies that a diamond is absolutely colorless. Each progressive letter indicates an increasing presence of color. The diamond grading scale ends at the letter Z. There are two crucial points that you must remember regarding a diamond’s color.

Firstly, some colored diamonds can be very valuable. Internal impurities can result in a gleaming colored stone. But these are extremely rare. High-value colored diamonds represent about 0.1% of total diamond production. Second, the color differences on GIA’s D to Z scale are so subtle that they are practically invisible to the untrained eye. But even a small variation in color can lead to a big price difference. 

Shipping

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