Could be the potential buyer is looking for a particular make of costume pearl or then again might be asking and not really knowing what the buyer is asking for! The best thing is for the buyer to look at the pearls and to offer you a price. If not happy with the price, just refuse it. Some buyers are in the business to resell the items and only offer prices way below market values.
Pearl nacre is made of aragonite, a type of calcium carbonate. A sort of “pearl glue” holds together microscopic plates of aragonite. As long as the oyster is healthy, the nacre forms and becomes thick over the core, developing the luster and shine we recognize as a pearl.
There are also other costs that need to be paid. These costs are: loan preparation cost, underwriting cost, origination cost and jewelry appraisal cost, etc. These costs can also run to a few hundred dollars. If you consider these costs and add it to the closing cost of a new loan or refinance, this can add up to a considerable amount in fees. Borrowers must be wary of these costs when thinking of refinancing because it can sometimes offset the benefits of a lower rate.
Now the first thing is you didn’t mention WHAT QUALITY of Gold the Ring was made from? If it was made in 9ct or 12 kt – it would have a very different value than a ring made in 18ct or 22k for example.
But yet just where can you get started? How does one get the best price for the gold coins and diamonds? What is the market industry usually paying for your beloved gold coins and diamonds? These are only a few of the many things you have to think about whenever preparing to sell off your diamonds or silver coins.
Color is a personal choice although colorless or white diamonds which are very rare and are highly valued are more expensive. The various colors that diamonds come in include green, yellow, pink, blue, etc.
Regards and please watch the road. David Foard F.G.A.A. Fellow of the Gemological Association of Australia and former member of JATVC – The Valuers Council (retired).