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									Dealing In Diamonds

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In the modern world, there are few more potent symbols of wealth than the
diamond. Whether fashioned into jewellery or loose, diamonds are one of
the most treasured gifts, used in declarations of love and in the
formation of political alliances. But diamonds are not only luxury items
- they also have real economic importance. If you have some spare capital
and are looking for the right investment, loose diamonds could be an
excellent choice.

The market for loose diamonds i...


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In the modern world, there are few more potent symbols of wealth than the
diamond. Whether fashioned into jewellery or loose, diamonds are one of
the most treasured gifts, used in declarations of love and in the
formation of political alliances. But diamonds are not only luxury items
- they also have real economic importance. If you have some spare capital
and are looking for the right investment, loose diamonds could be an
excellent choice.

The market for loose diamonds is very different from that for diamond
jewellery. Loose diamonds are mostly sought after by highly educsted and
experienced collectors as well as by those involved at the manufacturing
end of the jewellery business. As a new investor in loose diamonds,
you'll have to learn fast to keep up. There are lenty of bargains to be
had in loose diamonds, but only if you know what you're doing.

The first thing you need to know before dealing in loose diamonds is just
what makes a good diamond. Loose diamonds are graded on cut, clarity and
colour as well as on carats (weight). Items of diamond jewellery often
come with certificates establishing their grades, but loose diamonds may
not have these. If you're not sure about the grading process, ask to see
a certificate or get the loose diamonds which interest you independently
graded before you buy or sell. Getting a professional appraisal is also
important if you want to insure your loose diamonds.

Like any other area of the economy, the market in loose diamonds is
subject to fluctuations, so make sure you keep your knowledge of standard
prices up to date. Once you become familiar with them, you'll find loose
diamonds fascinating for their beauty and variety. Dealing in loose
diamonds can be a great way to make money and also something you'll
enjoy.

								
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