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It is very important to have your jewelry insured. The value of your jewelry and gemstones can fluctuate over time. For your protection, we recommend you have your jewelry appraised every two years to assure its value is comparable to the insurance coverage you have. Otherwise, you risk a substantial financial loss if your jewelry is lost, stolen, or damaged.

Gold & Diamond Center will provide you with accurate appraisal reports based on current market values so you can obtain adequate insurance coverage. You may also want to determine the value or authenticity of your jewelry for estate and tax purposes, divorce settlements, donations and loans.

Diamond Buying Guide

Diamond Buying GuideDiamond grading is subjective. The location of inclusions can mean that not all diamonds with the same grade are the same. The same quantity and size of inclusions on 2 diamonds with the same VS grade can look drastically different because of their location, and their orientation to the desired setting.

The 4 C’s of Diamond Buying according to the GIA: carat, cut, color and clarity

Carat

A diamonds size is measured in Carat Weight. Each diamond carat is also equal to 100 points. For example, a diamond that is a ½ carat can also be referred to as a 50 point diamond.

Cut

The cut of the diamond is also referred to as the shape. Shapes include Round Brilliant, Princess Cut, Emerald Cut, Marquise Cut, Oval Cut, Radiant Cut, Pear Shape, Heart shaped and Assher Cut. When a diamond is cut to good proportions, light is refracted from one facet to another, then dispersed through the top of the diamond. A well cut diamond – regardless of its shape –, sparkles, has more fire, and offers the greatest brilliance.

Color

Color is the natural body color visible in a diamond and is the one C determined completely by nature, not man. As a rule, the closer a diamond is to colorless, the more valuable and beautiful it is. Diamond colors appear in a range from D to Z. Color grades D, E and F are considered colorless, making them rare;. grades G, H and I are near colorless; and grades J down are going to have a considerable amount of color. 

Clarity

Clarity is an indication of a diamond's purity. When a rough stone is extracted from carbon, deep beneath the earth, tiny traces of natural elements are almost always trapped inside. These elements are called inclusions, though sometimes they are referred to as birthmarks, because they are formed naturally and are unique to each stone. Clarity ranges from flawless (FL); internally flawless (IF); very, very slightly included (VVS1-VVS2); very slightly included (VS1-VS2); slightly included (SI1-SI3); and included (I1-I3)

 

Jewelry For Any Occasion

Fine Jewelry for Any Occasion

We have an exquisite collection of rings, ear rings, necklaces, bracelets and pendants that make perfect gifts for any occasion.

Looking for something personalized? We can design and create Custom Jewelry to your specifications.

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Never Lose Value Guarantee

Dollar-for-Dollar Trade-In Value GuaranteeBuy a diamond engagement ring and rest assured its value will never go down. We offer a Dollar-for-Dollar Trade-In value on your diamond from the Gold & Diamond Center.

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Service and Repair

Jewelry and Watch Service and RepairThe Gold & Diamond Center’s staff of jewelry designers and watch technicians have the training and experience to keep your jewelry and watch investment in top condition.

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We Make Jewelry Loans

North East Jewelry Loans

We have cash to lend for luxury watches, gold, silver, and platinum jewelry. Loan terms are tailored to the borrower’s needs.

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