Lovelady Diamond

Jewelry and Gold Buyers
~ Since 1980 ~
Phone: (800) 854-0014
Fax: (408) 358-5339
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Sell your diamonds, jewelry, gold, coins, sterling and platinum safely and competitively.
Lovelady Diamond


Established and Original Owner Since 1980

Serving San Jose, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Los Gatos areas as well as the USA via our free shipping kits from our Los Gatos office.

Extra Facet

Stone with extra facets

Some extra facets will be very obvious, as in this case, where others will be very slight.

A modern round brilliant has 58 facets, (57 with a pointed culet), which means that adding an additional one would be considered an extra facet. In order to save weight, a cutter might leave intact an exceptionally large natural that extends into the crown or pavilion and simply polish it, leaving an obtrusive extra facet. In other cases, an extra facet will be left intact, due to an absence of cutting quality, or perhaps a girdle that is so extremely thin as to leave no room to further diminish it. Regardless of cause, it does not belong. Usually an extra facet will not affect clarity unless it is very obvious, or it distinguishes between a Flawless and an Internally Flawless diamond. Occasionally a cutter will intentionally place additional facets on a stone to achieve a specific design that follows an obvious symmetry. These are not considered extra facets.

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   Selling diamond jewelry to us has always been a safe and seamless process as we have been up to date on market conditions for over 34 years (since 1980). The owner is an author of a self-instructional course and has written many published trade magazine articles in the years past.

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Certification | Diamond Specs | Contact Information

   The owner, Glenn Lovelady, is a diamond cutter and knows diamonds from the rough to the polished. The information on this website alone would qualify as a diamond encyclopedia so be aware that we know this product like very few people do. Be confident that you are dealing with professionals that have many decades of experience.

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   Even though the prices have been very volatile in the metals markets we stay up to date on trends and promise to pay you an extremely competitive price.

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   Timepieces can be a trendy market but we have the knowledge and experience to bid quotes that satisfy our sellers and leave a small profit to run our business. We are not watch snobs so we have expanded broadly outside of the typical "we only buy Patek, Rolex and Cartier" mentality.

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Description | Contact Information

   We are consistently expanding our knowledge and buying power into areas that have been both interesting and very marketable. A few years ago we would have never guessed we would be buying high-end clutch bags and figurines. Feel free to contact us with as much information as possible regarding your valuable small collectible.

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