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.

The Table Percentage Ratio Method


54% 1:1

54% 1:1

65% 1:1.5

65% 1:1.5

72% 1:2

72% 1:2

Image show the 1.23:1 ratio on a diamond

In the Table Percentage Ratio Method, this is 1.23:1, which corresponds to a 57% table.

Image showing the 1.95:1 ratio on a diamond

In the Table Percentage Ratio Method, this is 1.95:1, which corresponds to a 70% table.

The Table Percentage Ratio Method relies on your perception for comparing distances for table size estimation. Under 10x magnification, draw an imaginary line from the girdle, bisecting the star facet and extending it to the center of the table, directly above the culet. Divide the imaginary line into two pieces where the edge of the table begins. In this case the edge of the table is at the mid-point of the star, not the meeting point. Compare the two lines, mentally calculating their ratio. The easiest and most obvious ratio would be 1:1, for which the divided imaginary line shows equal distances.

The following is a list of ratio examples with their corresponding table percentages:

1:2 72%

1:1.75 69%

1:1.5 65%

1:1.25 60%

1:1 54%

Many times you will encounter an off-center culet and your imaginary line will have to be altered slightly or you may have to tilt the stone slightly to center the

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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