Lovelady Diamond


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

JEWELRY & GOLD BUYERS

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.

Scratch


Severe scratches

Severe scratches probably caused by a diamond scribe in this unnecessary testing method.

Scratches are usually very shallow white straight or arced lines. Deep scratches are rare because of the great amount of applied pressure needed to achieve that severity. Shallow scratches are easily polished out with almost undetectable weight loss. Sometimes the cutter may scratch the surface in the final stages of the cutting by being careless. The diamond polishing compound may get trapped between the stone's table and the dop (holding device) while the pavilion is being blocked or brillianteered, causing minor scratching. Dealers who carelessly mix stones in the same parcel paper are risking possible scratching. Pawnbrokers and secondhand buyers who don't know any better, test authenticity using a diamond scribe, which instantly damages the stone in question regardless of its composition.

At first glance, surface graining and open feathers to the surface can be mistaken as scratches. Both of these type of defects can easily be identified for what they are, upon closer observation.

Certification | Diamond Specs | Contact Information

   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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Gold Information | Contact Information

   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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