Where can I sell raw uncut gemstones?
You could try selling your gemstones or jewelry through a local auction house or through an online auction site. If a gemstone or piece of jewelry is of high quality, you might consider selling it through one of the larger auction houses.
What are raw gemstones called?
A raw gemstone (also called a rough gemstone or uncut gemstone) is simply a gemstone that has not been cut and faceted like a traditional gem in a piece of jewelry.
Which gemstone has the best resale value?
There are some rare finds among the so-called semi-precious gems that can be priced higher than the big three, but in general, a fine ruby, sapphire or emerald will hold its value and command more respect and a higher price than other gemstone.
What is the resale value of gemstones?
Resale value: The demand for gemstones is low, though some jewellers may buy natural ones, especially if they come with an authenticity certificate. You will not get more than 85% of the stone’s value. Also the stone will be valued separately from the metal (gold/ silver) in which it has been set.
How can I sell my gemstones for cash?
These are the common ways to resell fine gold, diamond, gemstone and other jewelry:
- Local jewelry store.
- Local cash for gold store.
- Pawn shop.
- Consignment store.
- Professional jewelry and gemstone buyer online.
What can I do with loose gemstones?
One of the easiest things to do with your loose gemstones is to simply collect them and put them on display. Just like any other collectable item, the value of gemstones appreciates over time and collecting gems requires nothing more than display sets and some identification labels.
Do gemstones increase in value?
As a rule, gems increase in value at the rate of inflation. This means you should assume that a bad deal today will be a bad deal in 3 weeks or 3 years when you eventually sell.
What gemstones can you wear everyday?
Stones that can be worn everyday with little or no worry to you, the customer, are Diamonds, Sapphires, Rubies, and Topaz. The gemstones that need to be worn more carefully due to their hardness and wear ability are Pearls, Opals, Jades, Aquamarines, and Onyx.
Is it hard to sell gemstones?
Even if you have time, experience, and talent, you won’t make any money if you have no way to sell the gems you cut. In fact, learning to sell itself requires time, experience, talent, and investment. Early on, you need to have a plan and work on selling what you cut.