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selling back your jewelry
February 22, 2017

it is never easy to let go. The wedding ring used to mean so much, but in the end it is time. Siegel Jewelers pays more than any jeweler around for gold and diamonds. We will give you an estimate 1st and if you want to consign or leave your item with us then we […]

an error many of us selling jewelry make is the assumption a customer can’t afford something, or it would be irresponsible of them to buy it. If your staff can’t imagine themselves owning the items they sell, then it will be hard for them to sell those expensive items to customers. The reason you are […]

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Prices for vintage jewelry have soared 80 percent over the past 10 years, Rapaport News reports. In fact, many people in possession of such jewelry have no idea of the true value of their items, according to the website, which cites a new report from Bonhams auction house in the United Kingdom. Pieces that have […]

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Prices for vintage jewelry have soared 80 percent over the past 10 years, Rapaport News reports. In fact, many people in possession of such jewelry have no idea of the true value of their items, according to the website, which cites a new report from Bonhams auction house in the United Kingdom. Pieces that have […]

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Prices for vintage jewelry have soared 80 percent over the past 10 years, Rapaport News reports. In fact, many people in possession of such jewelry have no idea of the true value of their items, according to the website, which cites a new report from Bonhams auction house in the United Kingdom. Pieces that have […]

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#1 WHAT IS A CERT ? Many customers demand a cert but they do not even know what one is! Remind them that the purpose of a certificate is to “describe the gem.” That is all. It does NOT insure quality. #2 IT IS NOT A WARRANTY ! Many customers feel a certification is a […]

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Rarest Colors in the World
November 16, 2016

Rarest Colors in the World Some of the most magical diamonds are often purchased from major auction houses like Sotheby’s and Christie’s. However, there are a number of fancy color diamond dealers where these unique pieces can sometimes be sourced. Still, even from these companies it isn’t every day that the rarest colors pass through […]

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In Italy, bank customers can do something that many in North America would find strange — buy diamonds. As Reuters explains, diamond brokers work through several banks throughout the country. The deals generated sales of more than $320 million last year. But investigators are looking into the practice, Reuters reports. The investigation follows a report […]

crazy jewelry story
November 15, 2016

A couple comes in together (let’s call them Mike and Stephanie). Mike is ready to spend about $20k, which is a LOT of money for a young couple, and I’m showing them rings in that range, but Stephanie keeps pushing for more, and more, and MORE. Finally, with enough begging, pleading, smiles, and thinly veiled […]

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Why do I get so little money when I sell back my ruby? My friend Ankur tells me that the market is flooded with TREATED GEM stones. These are gem stones that have been altered to look better. This has causes the price of most colored gems to drop dramatically. It costs more money to […]