The diamonds shown here are a sample of the diversity San Diego Gems can offer you. We belong to a network of 3,700 diamond cutters/dealers in 40+ countries who list their inventory on line. The network database is the largest online inventory of polished diamonds in the world, currently containing over 300,000 individual loose diamonds with a value of over $3 billion dollars, at my cost level.

When you ask for information on a diamond, we do a search in the database and email you a readout of that search. It will show several stones with all the details about the stones, including cost.

If you are interested in a particular stone, we obtain the gemological certificate and email a copy to you and proceed from there. We only sell diamonds with certificates from independent gemological laboratories with which we have no connections.

Retail stores will add a profit of from 50% to 300% on top of the costs listed. It is not uncommon for a retail jewelry store to add 300% to the price of a diamond. So if the store pays $1,000 for a diamond, they would charge you from $1,500 to $3,000. A minimum of three staff members sign off on every stone we ship for your protection. We charge a fee of 5% for our services plus shipping and insurance (usually $20 to $50) to you and the retail jewelry stores alike.

  1. Learn the 4C’s and diamond terminology
  2. Learn about Clarity Enhanced diamonds
  3. Frequently Asked Questions

We have diamonds from Perfect to Great to Good Enough

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