estate jewelry from around the world. Designers from David Yurman to Charles Krypell.
Stuart Kingston Jewelers specialize in selling fine diamonds, estate and fashion style jewelry, pearls and color stones.
Our emphasis is on sapphire, ruby and emerald loose stones and jewelry.
For those who want to be part of the design process, our designers will assist you in creating that special one-of-a-kind piece.
News & Events
December 20, 2013
prices have not dropped in diamonds only margins
The diamond market has become more and more standardized. Although no two diamonds are ever alike, the G.I.A. (Gemological institute of america) is the gold standard of certifying diamonds.. Certificates from the retail store are not considered independent thus not as reliable.. The G.I.A certificate, however, is accepted all over the world.. The point is when considering a diamond purchase, ask to see the certificate.. Its not unlike saying “show me the car fax”. By examining the certificate you will be able to determine if the price is a fair one or not.. Thus the margins of profit on the stone becomes smaller because of competition from internet sales that offer stones with certificates at very close to cost.. This, of course, favors the consumer.. At the end of the day, the most important factor in making a purchase is dealing with someone you trust.. You will learn all you will need know in making an informed decision….