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The Difference Between Purple Sapphire & Amethyst

Whether you're shopping for jewelry or selling some, you might be wondering what the difference is between purple sapphire and amethyst. They look remarkably similar, but these two gems are nothing alike. In fact, they aren't even ...

August 13, 2018 @ 08:36

The 3 Important Steps To Figuring Out Jewelry Value

Selling your jewelry can be a complicated decision, and knowing the value of your jewelry is a key part of the decision making process. While the best way to determine jewelry value is to visit ...

August 09, 2018 @ 11:01

What Are The Different Types Of Diamonds?

Not all diamonds are created equal. When most people consider differences between diamonds, they start talking about the 4 C's of diamond classification. However, jewelers categorize diamonds by qualities such as where they come from and how ...

August 07, 2018 @ 08:30

What Is Entailed In A Jewelry Buyer Quote?

A lot of older people reach a certain point in their life where they simply want to get rid of their old jewelry or heirlooms that they've collected and owned over the years.  In some ...

July 25, 2018 @ 04:08

What Are the Three Types of Gold?

If you're looking for an easy answer to the question "which gold is the best?," you probably won't find a simple answer.  Whether it's pink, yellow, or white, the gold you choose will all depend ...

July 23, 2018 @ 03:58

The History Of Native American Jewelry

The United States as we know it today is a blend of both cultures and ethnicities. But it wasn't always this way.  Before European colonization, the United States was home to many different Native American ...

July 19, 2018 @ 09:16

Top Insider Tips to Ring Buying

Buying the perfect ring can be an anxiety-ridden situation.  There are so many choices, features, materials, and stones available.  How do you know which is the right one?  It doesn't matter if you're ...

July 16, 2018 @ 04:15

Why You Should Start Buying More Sterling Silver Jewelry!

All too often we hear about gold, platinum, even titanium.  But, what about silver?  No one talks about sterling silver much  anymore - but they will!.  Sterling silver is about to ...

July 11, 2018 @ 08:11

Different Materials Used For Quality Rings

Focusing only on  the diamond when buying a ring, is like buying icing and not thinking about the taste and texture of the cake.  The diamond might be the most important part, ...

July 03, 2018 @ 03:00

Everything You Need To Know About The Peridot Gemstone

When most people think of colored gems, they think of more common stones such as rubies, emeralds or even sapphires.  But, if you are looking for something a little different and also looking for something ...

June 29, 2018 @ 01:54

Everything You Need To Know About Onyx

While there are quite a few black gemstones like the Obsidian, Hematite, and Spinel, none are as classic or old as Onyx.  This is a gemstone that can come in complete black or has variations ...

June 27, 2018 @ 02:04

Does Shape Really Matter For Quality Diamond Rings?

While everyone else is going on about the 4Cs of diamond rings and how important it is to buy from a reputable dealer - there is also something also we should be talking about.  The SHAPE ...

June 21, 2018 @ 11:35

What's The Difference Between Resale Value and Appraised Value?

Many times when someone decides to sell their jewelry they hope to be given the highest value possible.  But, no matter where you are going to sell your jewelry, you need to consider ...

June 19, 2018 @ 11:49

What Exactly Is Art Deco Jewelry?

Whether you are a jewelry enthusiast or you simply enjoy history, you maybe wondering exactly what art deco jewelry is.  This style of jewelry first got it start back in 1925.  The jewelry made its first ...

June 13, 2018 @ 12:44

Gold Appraisal - What To Ask Before The Appointment

When it comes time to "value" or evaluate your jewelry, you'll need a gold appraisal.  If this isn't something you've done before you may be curious about what to ask the jeweler before you actually meet with them ...

June 05, 2018 @ 07:57

What Factors Go Into A Rolex Watch Appraisal?

Whether your watch is strictly a timepiece or a work of art, when you decide to take it in to get it appraised there is a  criteria which will create the value of the ...

May 18, 2018 @ 08:54

Everything You Need To Know About Pearls Akoya

If you always thought diamonds were a girl's best friend, think again! 
 For hundreds of years, pearls have been a favorite jewel.  They are incredibly beautiful and many are valuable, no matter the type you ...

May 16, 2018 @ 12:09

Interesting Facts About The Tsavorite Garnet

The Tsavorite Garnet also called the tsavolite is one of many green gems around the world.  This specific one is a type of garnet that was first discovered in 1967.  It's not an old gem by ...

May 09, 2018 @ 09:28

What Are The Different Types Of Vintage Diamond Rings?

You might think that vintage diamond rings are just a look into the past, but they are so much more than that.  They are proof of the ingenuity and design throughout certain periods of history. ...

May 02, 2018 @ 08:03

Tips on Getting a Ring Appraisal

Each ring appraisal is performed by an appraiser who is able to determine through their research and experience, the worth of your ring. While appraisals are done for many different reasons, one of the most common ...

April 20, 2018 @ 10:12

Introducing Tanzanite

Unlike a lot of other gemstones, Tanzanite is actually a pretty new find.  It was first found in 1967 in Tanzania by Masai tribesman Ali Juuyawatu.  One of the biggest reasons this gem became so ...

April 18, 2018 @ 09:01

The Fascinating History Of The Black Opal

Opals are one of the most popular gemstones in the world.  The most interesting variety of these gems  is the black opal.  The black opal is considered the Official Gem of Australia. In 2008 it was ...

April 11, 2018 @ 08:54

Things To Know Before Buying Antique Wedding Sets

There's nothing as beautiful or as treasured as antique wedding sets when it comes to bridal jewelry, but what should you know before you decide on a purchase? 

Setting Your Budget

 Before you even start ...

April 04, 2018 @ 08:45

The World’s Largest Emeralds

When people think of the term "largest" when it comes to gems, they often think of diamonds.  While there are quite a few large diamonds that have been discovered and sold over the years, emeralds ...

March 23, 2018 @ 02:19

Most Expensive Diamonds Sold At Auction

Previous articles have discussed the highest valued diamonds, the world's largest diamonds, and the most expensive designer jewelry in the world. But, what about the most expensive diamonds to ever be sold at auction? 

The Pink ...

March 21, 2018 @ 10:09

The 4 C's Of Diamond Quality

Diamonds come in a wide range of sizes, colors, and shapes.  Because of this, it's important to know how to check diamond quality before making a purchase.  According to the AGS, all diamonds ...

March 15, 2018 @ 09:21

Colorless and Colored Grading Scale

Diamonds come in all kinds of shapes, colors, sizes which determines their value.   The more tint a diamond has, the lower it's overall value. The less color in a white diamond (the clearer it ...

March 01, 2018 @ 08:58

What Are The Differences Between White Gold and Platinum?

Two of the more popular materials for jewelry are white gold and platinum.  At first glance, these two materials may not seem much different, but what exactly is the difference?  

Long-Term Care

 While white gold is ...

February 22, 2018 @ 09:14

Most Expensive Gemstones In The World - By Carat

There are literally hundreds of thousands of minerals on earth - most of which we will never see or come into contact with in real life.  In the list below though, you will ...

February 16, 2018 @ 08:14

Why Using An Accredited Jeweler Is Important

When it comes time to sell your jewelry you have many different options available to you. These include pawn shops, the internet, jewelry stores and independent jewelry owners.  The hard part isn't being able to find ...

February 08, 2018 @ 10:33

What Is A Watermelon Tourmaline and What Does It Look Like?

If you've never heard of the watermelon tourmaline before your mind is about to be blown!  Its called the watermelon tourmaline because it looks just like a watermelon.  This will most likely be a gem ...

February 02, 2018 @ 08:02

The Top Jewelry Trends Of 2018

Clothing isn't the only item to have trends, there are also jewelry trends.  Before you plan on doing any shopping for jewelry in 2018, this is the guide you need to read for the top ...

January 23, 2018 @ 09:20

The Top 5 Types Of Multiple Gem Rings

Used to be when you bought a ring for someone, either as a gift or for marriage, the one gemstone option was the way to go.  But, now with all of the multiple gems available, different designs, ...

January 16, 2018 @ 08:23

4 Factors That Change The Gold Price

Over the past year and a half, the gold price has gone up significantly.  If you've ever wondered why the gold price rises or lowers, there are four crucial factors that come into play.  

Supply and ...

January 09, 2018 @ 09:06

6 Of The World's Largest Diamonds

Diamonds are one of the most sought after, loved and prized stones in the world.  While many other stones are attractive enough to look at, there's something captivating about diamonds.  If you like diamonds or ...

January 02, 2018 @ 11:03

Where To Sell Old Jewelry

If you have  old jewelry you no longer need or want you may be looking for the best place to sell your jewelry. Whether you are trying to sell your jewelry quick or for ...

December 14, 2017 @ 09:11

The Most Popular Birthstones

Gemstones are one of the most beautiful and attractive stones, but they also  carry a lot of history.  Some of them are believed to have special powers, while others are believed to have ...

December 12, 2017 @ 08:59

Fun Facts About Sapphires

If your birthday is in September, you probably already know that Sapphires are your birthstone, but there are a few other facts you might not know about these beautiful blue stones.

The Best Way To Sell Gold Jewelry

If you have a collection of jewelry you want to get rid of you might be wondering what to do with it.  Instead of letting it continue to take up room or throwing  ...

December 05, 2017 @ 09:30

The Most Expensive Designer Jewelry In The World

Designer jewelry has played a integral part in culture for millions of years.  Whether it was the Egyptians who created and wore gold jewelry to become a status symbol or Ancient Greeks who ...

November 14, 2017 @ 09:53

Benefits Of Hiring A Custom Jewelry Designer

When you want to buy a piece ofjewelry, there’s nothing more tempting than just going to a jewelry store and buying the piece you want. Believe it or not, there is ...

November 09, 2017 @ 08:27

The Pros and Cons Of Rose Gold Engagement Rings

Generally speaking, there are three gold variations. These are rose gold, yellow gold, and the well-known white gold. All three of these golds are made by mixing pure gold with another alloy, since ...

November 07, 2017 @ 09:57

Are Colored Diamonds Worth More Money?

One of the most commonly asked questions in the industry is if colored diamonds are worth more than regular diamonds. While it would be wonderful to have a finite answer, it's a mixed ...

November 02, 2017 @ 10:52

Tips On How To Sell Diamonds

It used to be that when you passed a jewelry store you would see signs advertising  "We buy gold".  But, these days  you are also likely to see:  'We Buy Diamonds!".  More and more jewelers want to ...

October 20, 2017 @ 09:15

Different Types Of Gold Jewelry For Wedding Rings

Gold is one of those materials that is incredibly versatile. It's also cost efficient,  looks attractive, and may just be the metal you are looking for when it comes to gold jewelry for ...

October 12, 2017 @ 09:49

A Guide To Choosing Jewelry Stores In Phoenix

Selling or buying jewelry is highly  different from  selling or buying clothing items.  You have probably bought quite a few clothing items this past year, but how many pieces of jewelry have you bought? If you ...

October 09, 2017 @ 09:49

Popular Phoenix Jewelry Materials

At first thought you might consider turquoise to be one of the materials synonymous with Arizona jewelry. But, did you know that Arizona is popular for more than just this beautiful bluish green ...

October 02, 2017 @ 08:59

3 Benefits Of Selling Your Jewelry To Gold and Diamond Buyers

Once upon a time you may not have realized the value in finding gold and diamond buyers. But if you are starting to amass an unneeded collection of old jewelry, want to buy some ...

September 22, 2017 @ 08:44

Guide to Turquoise Jewelry

Turquoise is one of those stones that seem to be everywhere and everyone is wearing them. But do you know how this type of Arizona Jewelry is actually made? Or where the history ...

September 20, 2017 @ 08:29

8 Most Famous Gemstones In The World

Gemstones almost always have an interesting story behind them. But, these 8 gems are actually famous!

The Dresden Green

This famous diamond is  one of the most popular green ...

September 13, 2017 @ 09:38

Top 4 Ways To Sell Jewelry

Chances are if you want to sell your diamonds or jewelry, one of your top priorities is getting the most amount of money possible. In order to do this you need to sell to ...

September 05, 2017 @ 09:09

The Right Cut Can Affect Popularity & Value

Diamonds are cut in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. While traditional cuts, such as round diamonds remain popular, they are far from the only choice for consumers. Advancements in technique and technology ...

August 23, 2017 @ 08:55

Regal to Royal PayOff

Feeling Royal?

Since the early 1900s, eager brides have flocked to the more traditional look of round cut diamonds. These days, bold, modern and statement cuts are hitting the market in droves. ...

August 17, 2017 @ 09:02

How to Approach Selling to Jewelry Stores

Many of the hundreds of thousands of consumer products on the market do not hold their value as investments. During this high tech age, we live in a culture of disposable items which are ...

August 10, 2017 @ 08:45

What Tickles a Buyer's Fancy

 

Tickling Your Fancy

Tracing your personal gemstone treasures to potential profit is always a worthwhile past time. The jewelry industry is craving a break from the everyday traditional round cut ...

August 03, 2017 @ 08:06

Staying in the Green with Red

Summer brings with it the drowsy heat of a season meant for rest and relaxation. What better way to celebrate the warmth of the upcoming months than to find out how you can have ...

July 24, 2017 @ 09:45

Ease the Strain

Do everyday expenditures leave you worried about your future? Are you struggling to keep costs down with no cash flow to ease your burden? There may be a simple answer to give your ...

July 19, 2017 @ 09:09

Going Local

Are you struggling to rid yourself of a diamond ring that doesn't quite fit anymore? Perhaps you inherited an heirloom with no one to pass it on to? Or maybe you just ...

July 11, 2017 @ 09:11

What You Need To Know About Pearls Before Selling Them

Sometimes you need to sell those pearls that have been lying around.  Perhaps they are from an estate or you just need extra money for something else. Depending on the type and grade of the jewelry you ...

July 05, 2017 @ 10:22

Reasons To Hire Jewelry Appraisers

 

One of the biggest reasons people decide to hire jewelry appraisers is when people need their jewelry value evaluated, so they can have the pieces insured. Not all jewelry appraisers are alike ...

June 21, 2017 @ 08:11

Making a Mint From Platinum

Platinum is roughly 20x rarer than its golden counterpart in the precious metal market. Used for everything from jewelry to catalytic converters, it is a metal that is well worth investing in. In ...

June 14, 2017 @ 09:04

Diamonds to Dream Escapes

Discount to Delightful

Summer is quickly approaching. For many, that age old cabin fever has already made its annual appearance. Do you long to lounge along the white sandy beaches of some coastal paradise? Perhaps you ...

June 12, 2017 @ 08:52

How To Profit From Buying a Diamond

As the economy becomes more unpredictable, one thing that continues to hold value is jewelry. If you need to make extra cash in Arizona, you can sell your diamonds, platinum, gold or ...

June 07, 2017 @ 08:57

Clarifying Diamond Clarity

The brilliant sparkle of a diamond can fan the flames of romance and keep it burning all lifetime long. Like timeless romantic tales, the tale of diamonds includes chapters on pressure and time, ...

May 22, 2017 @ 09:36

What's So Fantastic About Chrysoberyl Gemstones? Everything!

Chrysoberyl gemstones offer an elegant and affordable alternative to diamonds and emeralds for the gemstone connoisseur. In fact, a large cat's eye gemstone can provide a stunning centerpiece to any jewelry collection. Here are a few other ...

May 17, 2017 @ 10:36

From Garnet to Garnering Green

It was the year 1912 when garnet stones emerged as the January birthstone. What does this mean for you? If you buy, sell, or collect garnets, a normally dreary January could become rich with profitable ...

May 10, 2017 @ 08:40

Polishing Your Profit

Are the pangs of everyday bills teeming just below the surface? How can you satisfy that empty space that seems to be gnawing away at your budget?  If you own diamond jewelry your diamond's "surface" could reveal ...

May 03, 2017 @ 08:37

Gem Experts Define Your Profit

Defining the Selling Point

Rattling around in the old jewelry case or safe, devoid of an appreciative audience, genuine gemstones can become sorely neglected. If you decide that your gemstones or jewelry collection are deserving of a second, third, ...

April 19, 2017 @ 08:53

Accurate Diamond Appraiser and Best Prices For Them From Ralph & Mueller

A diamond is forever but sometimes you want or need to sell your diamonds. When you're looking for the best price to sell your precious diamonds, no one beats Ralph Mueller & Associates. ...

April 13, 2017 @ 08:49

How to Evaluate the Quality of Blue Sapphire Stones

 Second only to diamonds in hardness, blue sapphire stones are one of the most durable gems on the market.  If you are considering purchasing some of these beautiful stones, it is important that ...

April 11, 2017 @ 08:37

What Factors Influence the Value of a Diamond?

For over five thousand years, diamonds have been treasured for their beauty in places as widely separated as ancient Egypt, India, and China. Although the very richest Europeans – kings and queens – ...

April 05, 2017 @ 08:42

Tips To Sell Your Estate Jewelry Online

When it comes time to sell your estate jewelry, it's absolutely imperative that you work with someone who is knowledgeable, experienced and a professional with your interests at heart. It doesn’t matter if you are selling ...

March 23, 2017 @ 09:46

The On Fleek Man

Here comes the--groom? Since World War II, men have gravitated towards the endearing qualities that mens' wedding bands represent. Soldiers began donning wedding bands as a memorial to the loved ones left behind during a ...

March 17, 2017 @ 08:04

Four Outstanding Reasons to Buy Opal Jewelry

Silver and gold jewelry made with opal gemstones have long intrigued the human race. Opals have been used to make tools for millennia in North Africa but this mineraloid did not really take on significance ...

March 10, 2017 @ 09:14

Get the Best Price for your Diamond & Gemstones at Ralph Mueller & Associates

When you want to sell your jewelry you want to be sure to get the best price for it. You won't find better Chandler jewelers than Ralph Mueller and Associates. For 30 years, we have ...

March 03, 2017 @ 10:27

One of a Kind Classic Gold Jewelry Gifts at Ralph Mueller and Associates

Arizona residents looking to sell their unwanted jewelry or interested in buying exquisite used jewelry should know that one of the best jewelers in Scottsdale is Ralph Mueller and Associates. They have an extensive ...

February 24, 2017 @ 09:37

What Appraisers Look for in a Quality Diamond

Since the time of the ancient Egyptians and classical Greeks, the gemstones known as diamonds have been treasured by people from all over the world. The tradition continues as these stones are widely regarded as the most ...

February 16, 2017 @ 12:04

Selling Jewelry for Cash: How to Get a Fair Deal

Gold, silver, and precious gems often increase in value during economic downturns. With a little bit of research you can gather up the valuables you rarely use, offer them for sale, and turn your old ...

February 09, 2017 @ 10:31

Optimize to Customize

The buzz word of the day in the jewelry industry is "custom." Customization ensures that experiences, products and  jewelry transactions are tailored to and encompass many diverse groups of people. Are you intrigued at the ...

February 03, 2017 @ 09:20

Five Great Reasons to Buy Emerald Jewelry

Emeralds and the jewelry made with this gemstone have fascinated people since the time of the ancient Egyptians. The Romans so loved the stone that they dedicated it to the goddess Venus. People continue to be enamored with this ...

January 20, 2017 @ 09:18

4 Instances that Justify Selling Your Engagement Ring

The thought of selling an engagement ring is odd for most people, having received it with pomp and color. It may end up sitting in the closet for ages gathering dust, even when the relationship it ...

January 16, 2017 @ 09:31

How to Select Ideal Wedding Bands that Last a Lifetime

Wedding bands are probably the most important consideration you have to make when planning for your wedding. When the ceremony has come and gone, you’ll be left with the rings, which you wear everywhere you ...

January 13, 2017 @ 01:09

Top Antique Jewelry Care Tips

Antique jewelry is often delicate and needs special care. The jewelry can be easily harmed by abrasion, chemicals and even extreme temperatures. Antique jewelry that is in good condition is not easy to come by. ...

January 09, 2017 @ 09:59

Engagement Rings: Antique Means Unique

Choosing to buy or sell a unique engagement ring can seem like an intimidating process. Selling your personal jewelry can be just as emotional as choosing a piece for your future. A reputable ...

January 06, 2017 @ 03:31

Tips for Selling your Precious Gems

Selling More than Diamonds

Perhaps you've already thought about selling your old jewelry. Maybe you have even already sold gold or diamond jewelry. One thing you may not be aware of is that ...

January 04, 2017 @ 03:08

How To Find Used Jewelry Buyers

If you're looking to sell used jewelry in Arizona, the good news is this market is a reliable continuum year after year for finding jewelry buyers. Used ...

December 14, 2016 @ 09:19

All You Need To Know About Selling Pearls

From the classic white choker to black stud earrings, pearls never have and never will go out of fashion. Born in the shells of clams and oysters, each pearl has ...

December 12, 2016 @ 10:17

What's in a Name?

Are you experiencing the budget pangs that are often associated with the approach of the November and December months? Are you on the lookout for some extra spending money to purchase gifts for your loved ...

December 09, 2016 @ 11:49

Tips on Purchasing Jewelry As a Gift

Whether it's for your mom, girlfriend, sister or wife, choosing the perfect gift of jewelry can be intimidating. However with a basic knowledge of jewels and the intended recipient, anyone ...

December 08, 2016 @ 09:02

The Ever Changing Value of Engagement Rings

The value of an engagement ring isn't static. Like all other investments, it can increase or decrease over time. While you may know what you paid for the ring, that doesn't mean that the ring ...

December 05, 2016 @ 09:21

Proper Care Keeps Fine Jewelry Looking Fabulous

Fine jewelry is an investment that should be taken care of no matter how old it may be. Rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and watches can always look brand new if you take the ...

December 01, 2016 @ 10:18

How to Make Your Old Jewelry into Holiday Cash

Many people have jewelry, gold, precious gems and watches they no longer want or need, so they wind up sitting in a drawer. Wouldn't it be better if they could make their owners’ money. Jewelry resellers enable ...

November 17, 2016 @ 08:23

5 Pre-Owned Watches that Retain Value

When you think of a watch, it may not strike you immediately as an investable property. However, there are some that significantly increase their value over time.  Pre-owned watches are a category unto itself and it attracts ...

November 16, 2016 @ 09:07

Let a Diamond Ring Shine For You

If you have a diamond ring in your jewelry repertoire, you know that your glittering finger icing is a valuable rarity. Roughly 30 percent of the diamonds mined world-wide qualify as gem-quality pieces. ...

November 14, 2016 @ 09:54

Why You Want to Go to a Gemologist When Selling Diamonds, Gold, and Jewelry

Gemologists are trained to appraise rubies, garnets, and diamonds. These professionals know how to analyze and assess the value of a stone based on its structure, color, specific gravity, refractive index, and optical ...

November 09, 2016 @ 09:41

Color Your World With Fine Colored Stones

Ride the demand wagon this year by selling your fine colored stones to local jewelers in Phoenix, Arizona. A recent exhibition in Hong Kong reported an increased desire for diamonds and fine colored stones in ...

November 04, 2016 @ 10:22

Heirloom Jewelry--The Living Legend

Do you possess a treasure that has withstood the test of time? What embodies longevity and timelessness more than precious heirloom jewelry? As the centuries pass, the artistic expression and enduring qualities found in well-made ...

November 02, 2016 @ 09:12

The Best Diamond Jewelry Cleaner for Your Prized Possessions

The twinkle of a diamond will fade over time if you don't take proper care of it. Diamonds are natural magnets for oil and dirt. While these contaminants won't penetrate the surface, they can dull the ...

October 18, 2016 @ 03:50

What Affects the Value of Gold?

Historically, gold has been a  safe investment for those lucky enough to possess it. In the modern era, the value of gold has experienced a few peaks and valleys, but continues to trend upwards. While it ...

October 17, 2016 @ 10:49

Finding the Best Place to Sell Gold in Phoenix

Jewelry not only makes you look elegant and classy, but it can add more profit to your financial situation. There are a few situations where you will need to sell your jewelry. You either have ...

October 14, 2016 @ 09:27

Turn Moments into Monetary Gain

Is your engagement ring just another reminder of what didn't happen? Maybe you suffer from--engagement ring regret? If you have an old or new engagement ring that's collecting dust in your jewelry drawer, don't let ...

October 10, 2016 @ 12:52

Find Fancy Yellow Diamonds in Scottsdale

Diamonds come in several different colors, including white, blue, pink and yellow.  Diamonds have a MOHS hardness of 10 which is the hardest natural material in the world ...

October 07, 2016 @ 08:30

Black Diamonds: The New Black in Fashion Jewelry

Do you have an eye for unique jewelry pieces? Are you the type of person who is drawn to the unusual or perhaps unconventional? Does your jewelry collection reflect these qualities? Atypical gem stones can ...

October 05, 2016 @ 07:56

Opal Stones: The Genuine Gem

    Is your jewelry collection home to the Pride of Australia? Opal stones wear that title with flare. Also doubling as cupid for whoever possesses the eye-catching gems, fiery opal stones are fabled to lead owners to ...

September 26, 2016 @ 10:14

Jewelry Appraisal: Dotting your I's and Crossing your T's

If you call Phoenix, Arizona home you have access to a local jeweler who understands the current jewelry market. Ralph Mueller & Associates have their hand on the pulse of the industry and understand the value ...

September 26, 2016 @ 09:00

A Cut Above the Rest...

For centuries, diamonds have elicited awestruck sighs and evoked unparalleled devotion from their many admirers. Maybe that is why the gift of a diamond solitaire is so apt when exchanging vows of love and affection. Timeless, beautiful, the stuff of ...

September 23, 2016 @ 08:20

Peridot Stones- A Profit Eruption

From the simmering heat below the planet's surface emerges the startling green of the peridot gemstone. Peridot stones are formed in the earth's mantle and revealed to admirers via volcanic activity. While the ...

September 21, 2016 @ 10:26

Emerald Stones: Celebrating the Green

With the color of spring shining in their sparkling depths, emerald stones have that illusive something that beckons invitingly to jewelry lovers everywhere. Like Ireland, also known as the Emerald Isle for its luscious green countryside, the stunning emerald's

September 16, 2016 @ 03:24

Star Ruby Stones: A Costly Corundum

Eternity. The word itself speaks to longevity. Star ruby stones are known as the eternal gemstone, their timeless appeal and signature six starred phenomenon attract jewelry buyers the world over. The rarity of a star ruby stone ...

September 14, 2016 @ 09:36

Your Go-To Resource for Clear and Diamond Color Variations

If you think diamonds only come in one shade, such as the traditional white diamonds or “colorless”, you need to think again.  Diamonds take their colors from the different trace minerals that are present ...

August 31, 2016 @ 09:55

Making a Profit from Gold Value by Selling Jewelry

Gold "Love" Finds Profit

Every year, three quarters of Americans say "yes" to the glimpse of forever they find in the inviting sparkle of gold and diamond engagement rings. Gold is always fashionable and fashion sells! If you have gold jewelry, or you are searching for a unique ...

August 31, 2016 @ 09:46

Diamonds of Hope

Finding Hope in Boron Blue

Rarity in gemstones is "figurative gold" to a buying market. Much like gold, the blue diamond gemstone draws out jewelry buyers who are willing to spend a little extra cash for unique gem ...

August 24, 2016 @ 09:25

Expand Your Jewelry Collection with Purple Sapphire Stones

When most of us think about sapphires, we think of blue sapphires, which were made famous by Princess Diana’s engagement ring that she received from Charles, Prince of Wales. This stunning ring consisted of a 12-carat ...

August 17, 2016 @ 09:02

Zircon Stones- A Worthy Substitute

Zircon, known as one of the oldest gemstones on earth, is the official December birthstone. Often confused with cubic zirconia, zircon stones have been deemed talisman for honor and wisdom. Pre-cubic zirconia, zircon ...

August 12, 2016 @ 08:57

The Diamond Color Chart: Shades and Shadows Affect a Diamond's Value

One of the first things a gemologist will do when examining a diamond is  compare it to a diamond color chart. This chart can help determine the overall quality and value of the ...

August 10, 2016 @ 08:50

Tsavorite Garnet Gemstones

Do you have jewelry, gemstones, and diamonds that you need to dispose of?  They could have been some of your favorite pieces, but now they are just gathering dust in your dresser drawer. Here’s some ...

July 25, 2016 @ 09:56

6 Little Known Facts About Platinum From Mesa Platinum Buyers

Platinum is one of the most popular metals used in jewelry today.  It’s become so popular that when celebrities have chosen gold engagement rings over platinum, they are considered to be ...

July 22, 2016 @ 09:09

The Worth of Your Padparadscha Sapphire Gemstones

Old or unwanted jewelry can be a handy source of extra money and the market is right to cash in on that investment. If your collection contains a

July 18, 2016 @ 12:32

Whatever You Fancy: Color Sapphire Stones

The beauty and appeal radiant blue sapphire jewelry pieces garner from admirers of precious gemstones is well-known.  Considered one of the Big 3 in the jewelry industry, the sapphire holds its own against the vibrantly ...

July 13, 2016 @ 08:36

Demantoid Garnet Gemstones and Other Jewelry Can Be Turned into Cash

If your old jewelry is simply gathering dust in an old box, which is itself gathering dust, you may want to consider selling some of those pieces which you just don't have the occasion to ...

July 11, 2016 @ 02:50

Where to Sell Pearls: Your Hidden Treasure

The pearl, a classic symbol of the purity found in nature, has aesthetically pleased audiences for over 100 years. These mollusk-created gems can trace their origins back to the rivers, ponds, and lakes of China. They have been discovered off ...

July 01, 2016 @ 10:53

Gold Buyers in Phoenix Help You Make Money

When it comes to any sort of wealth, people accumulate certain things over the years. Whether it is old jewelry that you don't wear any longer, things you may have gotten from significant ...

June 22, 2016 @ 09:05

Selling Your Old Jewelry in Phoenix

 

When you are in need of quick cash, looking through your jewelry collection can be a good start to getting a quick fix. You might even want to get a priced gem for someone, ...

June 20, 2016 @ 11:12

How to Sell Jewelry to the Right Buyer

There are many reasons you may want to sell jewelry.  Maybe you picked up some expensive jewelry at a garage sale for a very low price or perhaps ...

June 15, 2016 @ 08:50

The Profit-Making Fame of Selling Gold in Phoenix

If you want to sell gold in Phoenix, bold and unique gold jewelry pieces are making a stylish comeback this year. The red carpet has seen scores of celebrities in 2016 display their keen ...

June 13, 2016 @ 10:06

Trend-Shaping Profit in Selling Jewelry

Unusually shaped gemstones are trending in 2016. For owners of one-of-a-kind unique jewelry pieces, this is the year to sell. Vibrantly colored centerpieces or specially designed cuts are also standouts this year. Are you an ...

June 01, 2016 @ 02:51

The Basics of Reselling Unwanted Jewelry

Getting Started  

If you have never sold unwanted jewelry to a jeweler before, it can be difficult knowing who to choose. The following ...

May 26, 2016 @ 04:03

Buy or Sell Spinel Gemstones in Scottsdale

Spinel, Gemstone of Royalty

Spinel gemstones have been confused with ruby and sapphire for centuries.  The approximately 170 carat black prince ruby, ...

May 23, 2016 @ 06:55

Buy Beautiful Yellow Sapphires in Scottsdale

Sapphire in Yellow?

Yellow sapphire stones come in many shades of yellow, from the palest light lemon to a dark golden yellow. The vast ...

May 16, 2016 @ 03:27

How to Determine the Value of Topaz Stones in Phoenix

How to determine the value of topaz stones

Many jewelry lovers choose topaz stones as their preferred choice owing to its beautiful appearance, ...

May 12, 2016 @ 03:03

Where and How to Sell Gold

Tips on How to Sell Gold

The price of gold continues to skyrocket and doesn't look like it's about to deflate any time soon. ...

May 09, 2016 @ 02:58

Find Rhodolite Garnet Stones For Sale in Scottsdale

 

Jewelry Buyers Near Buy In Mesa

If you are a resident of Mesa, Arizona, and have precious gems/metals jewelry pieces or are searching for an investment opportunity, Arizona's jewelry market has numerous options available to ...

April 19, 2016 @ 10:21

Premier Gold Buyer near Phoenix

Gold is a powerful motivator and has been for thousands of years. From emperors to everyday people striving to acquire that illusive thing ...

April 15, 2016 @ 10:14

Buy or Sell Opal Stones in Scottsdale

Opal stones are one of the most unusual and beautiful stones. Coming with the fire of many different colors they flash with a rainbow of ...

April 15, 2016 @ 10:12

How You Can Sell Your Pearls or Old Jewelry for More

In general, for Arizona residents looking to sell old, unwanted jewelry, or buy used jewelry; or looking to make extra money by letting go of old jewelry, this information ...

April 13, 2016 @ 10:10

How to Get the Most Value Selling Your Diamond

If you have unused jewelry that you almost forget about, maybe it's time to consider selling it for money. Before you decide to sell your precious diamond or gemstone, ...

April 11, 2016 @ 10:08

Platinum - The Other White Gold

With the rise in value for precious metals gold and silver have, not surprisingly, gained the most attention and awareness. However, a good amount of crafted jewelry from years ...

April 08, 2016 @ 10:00

Visit The Finest Jeweler Near Mesa, AZ

If you're looking for the finest jeweler near Mesa, look no further than Ralph Mueller!

  • Fine diamond jewelry ...
April 06, 2016 @ 09:44

Premier Jewelry Buyers Near Chandler

If you are an Arizona inhabitant searching for a way to sell your used, no longer needed, precious jewelry, or perhaps just spend money on previously owned pieces of ...

April 04, 2016 @ 09:39

Advice For Buying the Perfect Diamond

Whether you are buying a diamond or selling it, you need to be cautious. Before committing to any transaction, you have to be well aware of the value of ...

March 29, 2016 @ 10:36

How to Clean Your Diamond Jewelry

Diamond jewelry is an investment that you cherish for years to come. As nothing is more satisfying than watching a beautiful diamond ring or bracelet sparkle in the sunlight, it's natural to want to clean ...

March 24, 2016 @ 01:09

How Diamond Clarity is Evaluated

Whether you are looking for a diamond for an engagement ring or any other jewelry, you will want to get the best piece worth your money. Diamonds are known to hold a sentimental value that ...

March 23, 2016 @ 01:16

Why Does the Value of Gold Fluctuate?

Would you like to know the key factors that make the value of gold fluctuate? “Yes.” Gold is often used as the standard value of different currencies in almost all parts of the world. ...

March 22, 2016 @ 01:13

Don't Risk Selling Gold Online; Bring Yours to Ralph Mueller Today

Selling your possessions online is a popular past-time. Convenience and advanced technology have made it much easier for people to acquire quick returns on their property or investments. A simple snap of a picture of ...

March 16, 2016 @ 01:09

Spoil Your Loved One With Gold Jewelry Gifts From Ralph Mueller

Gold Leaves a Lasting Memory

For thousands of years gold has caught the attention of kings, poets and everyday people in search of that illusive something more. Referred to as the "tears of the Sun" ...

March 08, 2016 @ 12:56

How Much Are My Gemstones Worth?

There are many kinds of gemstones available in the market currently. You can own a gemstone through inheritance, buying, or given as a gift. All gemstone values are majorly ...

March 04, 2016 @ 10:33

Aquamarine is March's Birthstone

The March birthstone, Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family. The most valuable of the beryl family is Bixbite (red), Emerald (green), Morganite (pink to lavender) Aquamarine (pale blue/green), heliodor (yellow-green to brown) , ...

March 02, 2016 @ 12:31

What to Know Before Selling Your Diamond Ring

There are various kinds of diamonds available in the market. Some are mounted in jewelry while others are not mounted; the term "loose diamonds" is used to describe these. Typically, buyers choose to purchase loose ...

February 16, 2016 @ 09:00

Diamond Quality 101: Carat, Color, Clarity, and Cut

Diamonds are a very common precious jewel, but not many people know much about how the worth of individual stones are determined. The quality of diamonds is determined by several factors including carat, color, ...

February 12, 2016 @ 09:50

How to Spot a Fake Diamond

The day you've been waiting for has ultimately arrived; after months of waiting and wondering, he has finally asked you to marry him. Joyfully accepting his proposal, you can't stop admiring the beautiful diamond ring ...

February 11, 2016 @ 09:48

Can You Really Make Money Selling Old Gold Jewelry?

When the economy is steeped in uncertainty, gold is the go-to precious metal that inspires creativity and gives concerned individuals hope for securing their future. Every year almost 80% of the gold supplied to the ...

February 08, 2016 @ 09:45

How Are Gold Prices Determined?

Are you in possession of gold jewelry that you do not use any longer and wish to make quick cash through its sale? A genuine buyer is who you should be looking for to make ...

February 01, 2016 @ 09:40

Thinking Of Purchasing Gold In Phoenix?

Gold jewelry is a great investment and a thoughtful gift for anyone. Gold jewelry keeps its value long after it goes out of style, if it ever does. Many antique items are very popular, and ...

January 26, 2016 @ 01:11

Tips For Buying Jewelry In Arizona

Do you have any jewelry that you do not need anymore and want to sell for extra money? The buying and selling of jewelry require you to be keenly aware of the real value of ...

January 20, 2016 @ 01:08

Preparing Your Diamonds For Sale

Making up nearly 40% of the diamond industry, the United States is a front-runner in the business of purchasing and selling the most durable gem on earth. Weddings, anniversaries, or other momentous occasions are in ...

January 14, 2016 @ 01:02

How To Clean Your Diamond Jewelry

The Light In A Falling Star

Diamonds have enthralled cultures for centuries. History tells of how the Greeks and Romans likened these precious stones to splinters from falling stars. Some ancients thought diamonds were the ...

January 07, 2016 @ 08:00

If You Are Looking To Sell Your Diamonds In Phoenix, Go To Ralph Mueller

How Much Is Your Jewelry Really Worth?

How much your jewelry is worth is not always easy to determine. Start by imagining your ...

December 22, 2015 @ 09:54

Make Extra Cash This Holiday Season!

With the holidays just around the corner, most people could use some extra cash. And, selling your old gold, silver, or diamond jewelry is a great way to get ...

December 15, 2015 @ 09:31

Tanzanite Stones For December Birthdays

As the winter months approach, the season brings with it ample opportunities to earn money and provide a little extra security to dwindling bank accounts. Whether you're looking ...

December 08, 2015 @ 09:14

Looking For Reputable Gold Buyers In Phoenix?

Recently, gold prices have been particularly volatile. This phenomenon has caused many individuals to join the ever increasing ranks of Phoenix gold buyers. This increased number of Phoenix ...

December 01, 2015 @ 08:54

What You Should Know About Selling Your Jewelry

Sometimes you need a little extra cash. Unexpected bills, tuition for school or simply an item you would like to purchase can sometimes require money that you may not ...

November 23, 2015 @ 12:15

Where Should I Sell my Diamond Jewelry?

Any company can advertise that they purchase and sell diamonds. However, most companies that make these claims aren't actually qualified to evaluate diamond jewelry and assign a fair price ...

November 16, 2015 @ 12:12

Looking for a Gold Buyer?

Do you have some old jewelry that you don't wear anymore and want to make some extra cash? There are many gold buyers in Arizona to select from but you ...

November 09, 2015 @ 12:04

Citrine and Topaz, November's Birth Stones

Four Tips for Selling Your Diamond Jewelry

October 23, 2015 @ 08:56

What You Should Know About Selling Gold

The prices of ...

October 09, 2015 @ 08:42

Get To Know Opal, The Birthstone of October

As far back ...

October 01, 2015 @ 08:37

Tips for Selling Your Diamond Jewelry

Many people inherit ...

September 22, 2015 @ 02:50

Get A Gemstone Appraisal

Whether you are ...

September 15, 2015 @ 02:48

Consumer Tips for Selling Gold

Are you looking ...

September 08, 2015 @ 02:46

Blue Sapphire Stones, The Birthstone of September

Blue Sapphire Stones

...
September 01, 2015 @ 02:43

What are Spessartite Stones?

Planning on Buying Gold in Phoenix?

Gold jewelry is ...

August 18, 2015 @ 06:00

August Birthstones

Collecting your birthstone ...

August 11, 2015 @ 06:00

Jewlery Selling 101

Life can be ...

August 04, 2015 @ 06:00

Finding Deals on Platinum Jewlery

July 28, 2015 @ 10:39

Preparing to Sell Your Gold Jewelry

When preparing to ...

July 21, 2015 @ 10:18

Why Invest in Amethyst?

How to Keep Your Diamond Sparkling Like New

Has your diamond lost its luster? Most ...

July 05, 2015 @ 09:00

Common Diamond Buying Mistakes

When buying a diamond, you have to be cautious. There are many common mistakes that you have to avoid making in order to come out ahead. It can be hard ...

June 22, 2015 @ 12:58

How to Find a Buyer for Your Diamonds

If you don't know how to go about selling your diamond jewelry, know that there are ways to do so safely and at a fair price. You shouldn't rush into ...

June 16, 2015 @ 12:52

Alexandrite, June's Birthstone

June's Birthstone

Are you interested in alexandrite stones and what you can do to make sure you are buying a quality and ...

June 16, 2015 @ 08:30

Determining the Value of Used Jewelry

Before going out to buy a diamond or gold jewelry, you should try and learn a little bit about the business and how it works. Otherwise, you could get a bad ...

June 01, 2015 @ 04:28

Looking for Arizona Jewelry Buyers and Sellers Online

Jewelry dealers in Arizona are looking to purchase your old or unwanted jewelry. This is good news for those who want to get rid of their used jewelry to make a few extra bucks. Jewelry ...

May 21, 2015 @ 12:23

Selling Discount Diamonds to Trustworthy Buyers

Selling and buying discount diamonds helps local investors hedge against the possibility of inflation. Discount diamond investors tend to purchase precious metals and gems such as gold and diamonds in uncertain economic ...

May 19, 2015 @ 12:22

Selling Jewelry With Sapphire Colors

Shopping for or selling jewelry can be a complex process, so people should be familiar with the most common stones. Most sapphires are blue, but they actually come in a rainbow of ...

May 07, 2015 @ 12:21

How Diamond Clarity Works in the Context of the Diamond Grading Scale

The time has come to turn your diamonds into cash and realize their asset value. If your diamonds don't have their grading certificate, they have to be examined to determine how much they are worth. ...

May 05, 2015 @ 12:17

Selling Gold With the Help of Ralph Mueller & Associates

Many people collect fine gold jewelry that represents special occasions, style statements and simply beautiful pieces over the years. A personal collection can represent a lifetime of events and changes. But as time goes by, ...

April 23, 2015 @ 01:59

What Is GIA certification?

You may be wondering, what is GIA certification? It is an evaluation of the quality of a diamond (or other gemstone). The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) created the system used to evaluate diamonds. ...

April 16, 2015 @ 02:10

Determining Diamond Clarity Through Specific Categories

Diamonds occur naturally as a result of the mineral, carbon, being exposed to intense heat and pressure deep inside the earth. Although all diamonds share common scientific characteristics, not all diamonds are created equally. There ...

April 08, 2015 @ 11:50

The Different Types of Diamond Cuts

Selling old or unwanted jewelry is a great way to clear out space at home while making money. If you're in the market to sell some jewelry, familiarize yourself with the

Phoenix Jewelry Buyers Help You Pass on Your Old Jewelry to Others

Fine jewelry represents beauty, emotion and, most importantly, value. There are sentimental memories, often precious ones, attached to each and every piece of fine jewelry someone owns. That's why jewelry can sometimes sit unworn and unappreciated for years, ...

March 25, 2015 @ 12:11

The Pricing of Blue Sapphire Stones

Do you have old jewelry lying about collecting dust or tucked away in the back of a dark drawer? Have you ever wondered what it is worth? Many will be surprised to learn that old gemstones ...

March 19, 2015 @ 12:10

Getting Ready to Sell Discount Diamonds

If you have a jewelry box full of unworn jewelry, then right now is the time to sell your diamonds, gemstones or jewelry. Due to an escalating taste for discount diamonds in India and China, ...

March 17, 2015 @ 12:08

Selling Diamond Jewelry For Fast Cash

In a time when the economic status of society is so tenuous, finding access to fast cash can be quite challenging. There are a number of scenarios in which selling your diamond jewelry can be an ...

March 11, 2015 @ 12:07

Sell Your Gold Jewelry to Arizona Gold Buyers

If you are in the market to sell your scrap gold or gold jewelry, it's important to work with someone you can trust to be fair and honest. The Arizona gold buyers ...

March 03, 2015 @ 12:05

Sell Diamonds to Jewelers Who Embrace Quality, Integrity and Fairness

One of the quickest ways to receive a huge amount of money in a short amount of time is to sell any unwanted jewelry in your possession, such as diamonds, to a jeweler. Some jewelers ...

February 26, 2015 @ 02:54

A Certified Scottsdale Gemologist Will Help You Understand the Value of Your Items

Are you looking to make money from letting go of your old jewelry, diamonds and gemstones? You will need a truly unbiased appraisal by which each piece you are selling is measured and graded for ...

February 24, 2015 @ 02:53

Buying Certified Diamonds

One of the best ways to acquire the extra cash that you need quickly and safely is by selling your old diamonds, rare gemstones and gold. You can quickly acquire the cash you need when you deal with ...

February 19, 2015 @ 02:50

Acquiring the Best Diamond Appraisals

Finding yourself in need of some extra cash happens to everyone from time to time. One of the best ways to make that extra cash that you may need is to let go of your ...

February 17, 2015 @ 02:46

What Affects Value of a Diamond?

The popular sentiment is that a diamond is forever, but there can be a number of reasons for you deciding to sell one or more of your own. You may need the funds for personal ...

February 11, 2015 @ 02:45

Negotiating with Authentic Jewelry Appraisers

Times change, the economy changes and personal tastes change. All or just one of these factors could be the reason you find yourself in a position to sell some of your old jewelry. Whether parting ...

February 02, 2015 @ 02:43

Earn Money by Selling Alexandrite Stones

Earning money by selling precious gems to dealers is easy when you have gold, diamonds or Alexandrite stones. Mineral specimens are treasured and pursued by those with a love for beautiful things. Buying jewelry, ...

January 30, 2015 @ 11:27

Turn Yesterday's Jewelry into Today's Cash with AZ Jewelry Buyers Ralph Mueller & Associates

Everyone has pieces of valuable jewelry they no longer wear due to changes in fashion or personal taste. While those items have languished in the out-of-favor drawer, they have not been idle. Values of gold, silver, platinum ...

January 21, 2015 @ 11:26

What to Consider When You Want to Sell Jewelry

People often have jewelry that they no longer wear. The jewelry may have gone out of style, have a broken clasp or may even be from a broken relationship. Instead of keeping these items tucked away ...

January 14, 2015 @ 11:24

Four Tips on How to Sell Gold

Gold jewelry is one of the most precious valuables, with a price that never fluctuates in a great deal. While it serves to please your eyes or add value to your home, you can easily turn ...

January 06, 2015 @ 11:22

When Selling Your Engagement Ring, Keep These Tips in Mind

There is no better way to put a bad relationship behind you than selling your engagement ring. Once you're ready to part with your diamond ring, you willl need to ...

December 18, 2014 @ 03:42

Only Sell Gemstones to Trusted Buyers

Most anyone looking to sell gemstones can agree that they would much prefer to deal with the most trusted buyer available. Making alliances with a less-than-reputable business can leave you short-changed for ...

December 16, 2014 @ 03:36

A Guide to Diamond Color Variations

For young couples buying that all-important diamond engagement ring, the choices can feel overwhelming. There are so many details to consider when selecting a ring to last a lifetime. Even after you know exactly what ...

December 09, 2014 @ 03:32

Where to Sell Gold in Phoenix

Are you hoping to sell gold in Phoenix? Whether you have a few mismatched necklaces or a large collection to sell, finding a knowledgeable and reliable buyer is key. Searching ...

December 05, 2014 @ 03:38

Finding Professional Gold Buyers in Arizona

If you are thinking of selling your gold, it only makes sense that you would want to do it with someone who is reliable and professional. When you work with a quality business, you can ...

December 03, 2014 @ 03:34

Color of Gold for a Gold Buyer in Phoenix

Do you know the difference between white, yellow, and rose gold? You may not have ever heard of rose gold, but it is a very romantic setting for jewelry. If you are in the market ...

November 28, 2014 @ 12:26

What is a Certified Diamond?

Buying a diamond is a lot like shopping for a house. The more time, effort, money and research you invest into finding the right one, the better your selection will be. While you don't need ...

November 25, 2014 @ 12:23

The Beauty of Purple Sapphire Stones

Sapphires are a lot like diamonds. They are exquisite, valuable and extremely appealing to people of all ages. Unlike diamonds where a lack of color denotes value, colored sapphires are very valuable. Sapphires come in ...

November 18, 2014 @ 12:22

Raise Extra Cash by Selling Your Gold Jewelry to Gold Buyers in Phoenix

Almost everyone has seen those ads that tell you to sell your jewelry for extra cash. Before you send your valuable items away, do your homework and check out the company. You will probably find ...

November 11, 2014 @ 11:05

What is Diamond Symmetry?

There are many different factors that affect the value of a diamond. Diamond symmetry is how the various facets of the diamond align and intersect. Poor symmetry misdirects light into the gem, ...

November 04, 2014 @ 10:47

Important Research to Conduct before You Sell Jewelry in Phoenix

Selling jewelry can be very lucrative if it is done correctly. Whether you are entering a new market or just need to make a single transaction, make certain you have thoroughly researched your options. When ...

October 30, 2014 @ 02:49

Sell Gold Jewelry in Phoenix for a New Business Venture

Just about every business savvy entrepreneur is on the lookout for a way to make some extra money. The gold trade is an easy market to enter. Learn the basics techniques to

Sell Gemstones for an Extra Bit of Cash

Jewelry trends come and go, just like fashion trends. The jewelry that you purchase in your younger days may be completely outdated. If you spent a lot of money purchasing those pieces, however, you probably ...

October 20, 2014 @ 02:46

Tips for Selling Diamonds Online

Whether your marriage just ended or a close family member recently passed away, you may have old diamond jewelry in your dresser drawer that could be a good source of extra cash. When you

Arizona Jewelry Buyers Are Great Sources of Income

Try this experiment: Take your gold and jewelry with you the next time you go out to dinner. Offer it to the waiter in trade for the meal. No doubt the manager will insist that ...

October 07, 2014 @ 02:42

What Is the Current Value of Gold?

Determining the current value of gold is an essential step for selling your cherished pieces. Market prices tend to fluctuate, so undertaking thorough research is imperative for getting the best value for your items.

...
September 22, 2014 @ 01:39

How to Sell Gold Online

The value of gold is currently very high, which makes it an excellent time for you to consider selling any gold that you may have. When it comes to finding a way to sell ...

September 18, 2014 @ 01:38

Sell Gold in Phoenix

Those looking to sell gold in Phoenix will no doubt have ample access to prospective buyers. A seller must enter into all transactions fully informed to ensure the best value for their items. The ...

September 15, 2014 @ 01:37

How Diamond Clarity Works

Understanding diamond clarity is an essential factor when determining the value of a piece of jewelry. In this respect, the following information is crucial to those involved in buying and selling diamonds. Knowing exactly ...

September 15, 2014 @ 01:35

Finding Black Diamond Buyers

While precious stones are coveted by many, some may balk at the ubiquitous presence of traditional diamonds in modern jewelry. For this reason, black diamond buyers are constantly on the lookout for these elusive ...

September 08, 2014 @ 01:33

Tips for Selling Diamond Jewelry

If you are considering selling diamond jewelry, there are a number of factors that you should take into account before you proceed. While it may seem like selling jewelry is a fairly simple proposition, ...

August 28, 2014 @ 04:07

Why Sell Gold?

 If you have a great deal of jewelry in your home, you may be wondering what to do with it. It is always possible to just allow it to continue taking up space in some ...

August 26, 2014 @ 05:01

What You Need To Know About Diamond Cut Grade

Just about everyone knows about the “Four Cs” and how those characteristics are capable of influencing the value of a specific diamond. In order to refresh your memory if one of the Cs has escaped ...

August 20, 2014 @ 03:46

How Diamond Pricing Works?

Whether you plan to purchase a diamond ring or sell your diamond jewelry, it is important for you to understand how diamond pricing works so that you can get a fair deal. To the ...

August 20, 2014 @ 10:26

Finding a Trustworthy Gold Buyer in Arizona

There are many gold buyers in Arizona, but that does not mean that every gold buyer is reputable, or that every gold buyer will pay you a great amount for your piece of jewelry. ...

August 14, 2014 @ 04:03

Three Important Facts About Selling Gold

When selling gold anywhere, there are a few important things that you ought to keep in mind. Understanding that gold is rare, pennyweights and grams are not equal, and that gold value goes down and ...

August 01, 2014 @ 04:05

Selling Diamond Jewelry

Selling diamond jewelry or gold jewelry might seem like a very simple thing at first glance. While selling something like gold or a diamond is simple, it gets a little more involved when you want ...

August 01, 2014 @ 04:03

Sell Your Gold for a Great Price

If you've been considering selling the unworn and out of style jewelry that's collecting dust in the bottom of the jewelry cabinet, there has never been a better time than now. The past few years ...

August 01, 2014 @ 03:59

Sell Jewelry in Phoenix for Great Prices

There is one thing that people who successfully sell jewelry Phoenix dealers want have in common: they understand the value of their jewelry. When you take the time to learn about your jewelry, you are ...

August 01, 2014 @ 03:58

Sell Diamonds in Phoenix Successfully

Selling your diamonds is a great way to get a little extra cash when you need it. The trick to successfully sell diamonds Phoenix dealers desire is to know as much about your diamond as ...

August 01, 2014 @ 03:49

What is GIA Certification

What Is GIA Certification?

While there are certainly many people who consider themselves experts in diamonds, the fact remains that a large portion of the general public has a somewhat tenuous understanding of the factors ...

June 18, 2014 @ 03:09

How to Buy Diamonds

Purchasing a diamond is not something that most people do very often. Understanding some of the basics of how to buy diamonds can make the experience easier and much more straightforward.

Importance of GIA ...

June 18, 2014 @ 03:05

Tips for Selling Gold Online

If you are considering selling gold online, then there are a lot of factors that you should consider before proceeding. There are many options available to you if you have already decided to sell ...

June 12, 2014 @ 03:07

Popularity of Blue Sapphire Stones

Blue sapphire stones are some of the most-coveted gemstones, and their stunning color makes them highly distinguishable. They have been used in jewelry and played a role in religious rituals for centuries. In addition ...

June 09, 2014 @ 02:13

How Diamond Colors Affect Price

How Diamond Colors Affect Price

All diamonds are not created equal and many different factors can impact the price of these beautiful gemstones. Diamond colors are one of the ways the stones are classified ...

June 03, 2014 @ 03:00

Tips for Selling Gold in Phoenix

With gold prices on the rise this year, it is not uncommon for people in Arizona to consider bringing in extra cash by selling some of their gold. However, people

Pearls Are Classic Gems That Never Go Out of Style

For thousands of years, pearls been valued for their rarity, perfect shape, and beautiful color. Although they are formed by animals rather than geologic processes, they are considered gemstones, and their ...

May 21, 2014 @ 04:08

How to Sell a Diamond for Top Dollar

If you have a diamond that you’d like to sell, you might be wondering how to go about the process. The gem represents a significant investment, and it’s not unusual to be worried ...

May 14, 2014 @ 04:07

History of Diamonds

Diamonds have been forming and hiding in the earth for billions of years, and they’ve been prized by humanity for several thousand. The history of diamonds is a dramatic ...

May 07, 2014 @ 04:05

How to Find Reputable Arizona Gold Buyers

Selling gold can provide an excellent source of revenue. However, many people in Phoenix may be hesitant because they haven’t sold gold in the area before; finding a reputable gold buyer is often ...

May 01, 2014 @ 04:02

Recognizing the Most Common Types of Diamond Cuts

If you have been shopping for jewelry, chances are that you have heard some words that you do not understand - and diamond cuts are likely no exception. There are many different

Where to Sell Diamonds in Scottsdale

If you want to sell diamonds in Scottsdale, but are not sure where to go, there are some tips that you can follow that will help you find the best ...

April 23, 2014 @ 11:56

Pink Sapphire Stones for Engagement Rings Are in High Demand

Couples looking for a unique engagement ring might want to consider something that is in high demand right now: pink sapphire stones. These precious gems are a beautiful alternative to the ...

April 16, 2014 @ 11:42

How Gold Is Priced

Whether you're considering the purchase of gold jewelry, or are thinking of selling a piece to sell that has been handed down from your great grandparents, it is a good idea to learn

Diamond Color Variations That Hold the Highest Value

There are many different diamond color variations out there, so how does one know which variations hold the highest value? When it comes to diamond colors, the most valuable ...

April 02, 2014 @ 11:21

Gemstone Values

Precious gems are luxury items that are highly sought after by many consumers. Gemstone values are on the rise in recent years, making jewelry containing precious gems even more valuable than ever. ...

March 26, 2014 @ 06:08

Jewelry Appraisal

Getting a jewelry appraisal is an important way to document the worth of a valuable asset. Whether you have an engagement ring, necklace, or heirloom brooch, it is essential to get the ...

March 19, 2014 @ 06:07

What is a GIA Certificate?

Diamonds are a girl's best friend - and some of the most brilliant and costly gems in the world. Whether you are purchasing an engagement ring, necklace, or loose diamonds, it is important to be ...

March 12, 2014 @ 05:57

Blue Diamonds

Diamonds are extremely beautiful and typically very expensive. Although most people think of white diamonds when they imagine these gems, diamonds come in many different colors. These colored diamonds are referred to as "fancy diamonds," ...

March 05, 2014 @ 05:55

Diamond Ratings

When it comes to selling a diamond, you may have a diamond on your hands that you are willing to part with, but do not know its current value or where to sell it. Whether ...

February 26, 2014 @ 02:15

What Is A GIA Diamond?

Diamonds are some of the most dazzling and valuable gemstones bought and sold in the jewel industry. From the average diamond ring to a loose stone, the value of any given diamond can change and ...

February 19, 2014 @ 02:13

Where Can I Sell Gold In The Phoenix Area?

With the value of the dollar declining in recent years, many individuals now believe it wise to invest in gold. Because of this increasing interest in the gold buying market, many gold owners are now ...

February 12, 2014 @ 02:12

Buying A Diamond Is A Sound Investment

In an unnerving and consistently down economy, many consumers are looking for a different outlet to invest their assets and better prepare for their economic future. Because the value of the American dollar is ever ...

February 05, 2014 @ 02:09

What Are The Best Ways To Sell Gold?

Many people have heard that selling their unwanted gold jewelry can be a great way to bring in some extra cash. However, it can be difficult to know what the

What Is A Diamond Color Chart?

Not all diamonds are created the same. While the gem's most well known form is as a brilliant, clear white stone, there are in fact a number of variations in diamond colors. Some of these ...

January 29, 2014 @ 04:06

The Price Of Gold Per Ounce Varies Based On The Current Value Of Gold

If you are thinking of selling the gold jewelry you have lying around the house, you are probably wondering how much money you will receive. While gold does reliably retain value, it can still be ...

January 29, 2014 @ 03:53

What Is The Ideal Cut Diamond?

The ideal cut diamond is a term that is used for stones that closely match an industry-standard description. High grades are assigned to gems which have been cut in a way ...

January 29, 2014 @ 03:51

How Much Is Gold Worth?

Many people who are looking for ways to make ends meet in today's uncertain economic times have begun to look at gold jewelry that they own and wonder "just

How To Clean Diamond Jewelry Pieces

A piece of diamond jewelry is an investment that requires a bit of attention from time to time. If left with no care, a diamond may begin to look dull, faded or lose its sparkle. ...

December 10, 2013 @ 04:03

Gold Jewelry Can Make a Great Gift During the Holidays

'Tis the season for bright colored packages tied up with shiny ribbons. It's a time of giving and expressing thanks for all that was good throughout the year. It's a time to share and spread ...

November 26, 2013 @ 11:03

Selling Gold Jewelry During The Holidays Can Bring You Extra Cash

Who couldn't use a little extra cash during the holiday season? Surveys have shown that when most people go around their homes, cleaning out closets, basement cartons, attic trunks and junk drawers, they will find ...

November 13, 2013 @ 11:01

Gold Value In Today’s Market

The price of gold, or what gold is worth, fluctuates according to supply and demand around the world. Gold is able to be traded 24 hours a day because it's traded on international commodities markets ...

October 30, 2013 @ 04:46

The Importance Of GIA Certification For Diamond Purchases

GIA diamond certification eliminates all the guesswork when it comes to buying and selling diamonds. The GIA, or Gemological Institute of America, is the world’s official authority on diamonds and all other precious stones. It ...

October 16, 2013 @ 11:03

Gold Buyers in Phoenix Pay Top Dollar for Quality Pieces

The professional jewelers at Ralph Mueller & Associates have been reputable gold buyers in Phoenix for a combined total of more than 60 years. As Phoenix gold buyers with this much longevity, we're always ...

September 26, 2013 @ 05:15

Jewelry Buyers in Phoenix Know What to Look For

Many people refrain from taking their jewelry to Phoenix jewelry buyers because they're unsure if their used pieces are real or fake; treasure or trash. They don't want to waste their own time and they ...

September 09, 2013 @ 05:11

Selling Gold at Good Prices

Selling gold jewelry that's no longer functional, fashionable or wanted has never been easier or more lucrative. It all comes down to supply and demand. Jewelers around the world are always in ...

August 21, 2013 @ 01:57

Diamond Clarity Evaluating

The clarity of diamonds indicates how flawed or how close to perfection a diamond is. The amount and types of flaws inside and on the surface of a diamond, or 'diamond clarity', is one of ...

August 05, 2013 @ 01:54

Best Places to Sell Gold

Gold prices have reached record highs in recent years, prompting many people to learn how to sell gold for cash. They're scouring their attics and cellars, gathering up their valuable and even scrap gold pieces ...

July 30, 2013 @ 02:26

Where to Sell Diamonds

Many people who sell diamonds are selling a diamond engagement ring. Sometimes it's because a wedding has been canceled or a relationship has ended, and holding on to a gem of great value serves little ...

July 09, 2013 @ 02:12

Jewelry Buyers In Phoenix Know What To Look For In The Pieces They Purchase

Ralph Mueller & Associates are professional jewelry buyers in Phoenix with expertise in valuing jewelry of all kinds. From diamonds to estate jewelry to fine gold pieces and even scrap ...

June 29, 2013 @ 10:42

Gold Buyers In Phoenix Find Value in Outdated Pieces

You may be surprised at how much the old gold jewelry you have in the bottom of your jewelry box is worth to Phoenix gold buyers, Ralph Mueller and Associates. We've found that most people ...

June 14, 2013 @ 10:35

Selling Diamonds Online

When it comes to selling diamonds, people want the process to be as uncomplicated as possible. This is usually a concern for customers looking to sell diamond engagement rings or other diamond jewelry with a ...

May 23, 2013 @ 10:45

Buying and Selling Gold

Buying and selling gold has become very commonplace since the most recent economic downturn in the U.S. Traditionally, the value of gold goes up when the economy is down. That ...

May 07, 2013 @ 10:44

Phoenix Gold Buyers Pay Good Money for Selected Pieces

Ralph Mueller & Associates, professional Phoenix, Arizona gold buyers, will pay good money for your unwanted pieces of gold. The average Phoenix household has approximately $1,000 worth of gold pieces that are no longer being ...

April 24, 2013 @ 02:39

Selling Diamonds Through a Reliable Resource

If you're looking to sell diamonds in Phoenix, Ralph Mueller & Associates is a reliable resource. Our team of professionals is specially trained in diamond certification, diamond appraisals and diamond sales. We ...

April 24, 2013 @ 02:38

Three Benefits to Selling Jewelry Online

If you own a piece of valuable jewelry that you would like to sell, knowing where to find a trustworthy buyer can be difficult. Finding a local buyer that is able to pay what your ...

March 14, 2013 @ 03:57

How to Protect Yourself when Selling Gold

Selling your gold jewelry can be a great way to earn the extra money you need to pay bills, want to go on a vacation, or hope to afford that special purchase you've been dreaming ...

March 05, 2013 @ 03:55

What You Need to Consider Before Selling Diamonds in Phoenix

Do you have old, unused diamond jewelry or a loose diamond that you'd like to part with? You may be considering selling the jewelry for some quick extra cash. But before making that decision, you ...

February 26, 2013 @ 05:37

Good Reasons to Sell Gold Jewelry in AZ

Sometimes, for any number of reasons, you might wish you could free up a little cash. Maybe some unexpected expenses came up, or you are planning a vacation sometimes soon and would like to lessen ...

February 19, 2013 @ 05:33

3 Things You Should Know Before Selling Your Gold

In today’s tough economic conditions, more and more people are selling their gold in order to obtain much-needed cash. There are countless businesses that offer to buy and sell gold in Phoenix, making it easier ...

January 18, 2013 @ 11:53

Ralph Mueller & Associates – Your Best Jewelry Buyers In Town

When you choose to sell your valuable jewelry, there are few important things to keep in mind. The information below will help you have a more pleasant experience with Phoenix Arizona jewelry buyers, such as ...

January 15, 2013 @ 11:31

How To Make Extra Money By Selling Jewelry

Everyone is looking for a few ways to make extra money, especially right after the holidays. There are months when the money you earn at work just isn’t enough. One sure-fire way to bring in ...

December 24, 2012 @ 01:01

Determining The True Value Of Diamonds

Selling rare and valuable items is different than selling other things. If you’re selling a car, for example, there is a simple way of evaluating its price; you can refer to its blue book value ...

December 21, 2012 @ 12:57

Selling Your Family Heirloom Jewelry

Selling heirloom jewelry that has been in your family for generations may seem heartbreaking, but it is a good way to earn cash quickly in times of need. There are actually a lot of reasons ...

November 28, 2012 @ 09:50

Need Extra Cash? Sell Your Gold Jewelry!

Let's face it, there are times when we could all use a little extra money. Selling your gold jewelry for cash is a great way to get the money you need right now, when you ...

November 12, 2012 @ 09:46

Selling Your Colored Gemstones to a Jewelry Buyer

Are you considering selling your precious or semi-precious gemstones? If so, there are a few things you should know beforehand to ensure you are getting the best price for your jewelry. The amount offered for ...

October 24, 2012 @ 02:38

The 5 C's of Diamonds: Color

The existence or non-existence of color in a white diamond is referred to in the diamond industry as its “color.” Light will easily pass through a diamond with no color at all, ...

October 08, 2012 @ 02:30

The 5 C's of Diamonds: Carat

Our second topic on the 5 C's of diamonds is carat. So, what exactly is carat? It is the unit of measurement used to weigh diamonds and precious stones. The word "carat" is derived from ...

August 28, 2012 @ 05:24

The 5 C's of Diamonds: Certification

When buying a pair of shoes, there are many different characteristics that you would look for, such as the style, the color, the size, and even the brand. The same thing goes for ...

August 25, 2012 @ 05:01

What You Should Know About Selling Gold Jewelry

In recent months, the price of gold has skyrocketed. More and more, people are taking advantage of the increased value of gold to get a quick cash infusion. There are a lot of ...

July 25, 2012 @ 02:20

Get the Best Price for Your Gold at Ralph Mueller & Associates!

In today's economy, many people are out of work or struggling to make ends meet. To get a little extra cash fast, a lot of people selling their unwanted gold jewelry. To get ...

July 07, 2012 @ 01:18

Tips on Selling Your Diamond Jewelry

Sell Diamonds in PhoenixDiamonds are the ultimate in luxury when it comes to precious gems, having been a symbol of wealth, love and marriage for centuries. The popularity of ...

June 15, 2012 @ 12:26

Don't Sell Your Gold, Diamonds or Jewelry to a Pawn Shop!

Sell Gold in PhoenixIn today's economy, finding money to pay expenses such as household bills, insurance payments and food for your family can be difficult. That is why so ...

June 13, 2012 @ 12:06

Is the Wedding Off? Sell Your Unwanted Engagement Ring for Top Dollar!

Sell Your Engagement RingSo, the wedding has been called off, the caterer has been canceled and you've lost your down payment on the venue. Well, your canceled wedding doesn't ...

April 26, 2012 @ 02:06

Get the Most Out of Your Diamonds!

Diamond Buyers AZ, Sell Diamonds in PhoenixGet the most out of your diamonds by selling to the most trusted name in Arizona diamond buyers. Just because a diamond will ...

December 09, 2011 @ 09:42