MELEE BREAK-OUT DIAMONDS
We are buying melee from 15 carats total weight to over 10,000 ct's total weight. Upon receiving your care package we make the offer right away and if you accept our offer we will send you a bullet check in the mail, bank wire or overnight Fed Ex.
Prices below for melee are for average mixed qualities. Sorted higher qualities will get higher prices and sorted lower will get lower prices.
1-7 pters up to 150 pc
8-14 pters up to 200 pc
15 to 22 pters up to 250 pc
23 to 29 pointers up to 400 pc
30 to 39 pters up to 425 pc
LARGE DIAMOND BUYING PRICE LIST
The Midsouth PM Large Diamond Buying Pricelist is used to give a estimation of buy prices per carat for accurately graded ROUND BRILLIANTS. For FANCY CUT buy prices use the conversion charts below. Prices can vary according to current market conditions, cut quality, and your accuracy of description of the diamonds. To verify our current buy prices please call or e-mail us for blind quotes. Quotes and prices are not guaranteed until visual inspection is verified.
How to use the Price list: To figure the buy price total for the stone simply locate the size range, then the color grade, then scale over to the right and cross section with the clarity grade, and multiply the size of your stone X the per carat price to get the net total price. For example, a 2.20 ct D Color with VS2 Clarity x 9595 Per Carat = $21,109 Net Total.
Price Variation for Cut Quality and Grade Specifications: Prices can vary depending on the intensity of the factors detailed below. Factors that affect pricing are: thick girdles, shallow cuts (fish eye effect), large tables, fair or lower cut grades, fair to poor polishing, chips, black inclusions in the center of the stone, medium and strong blue fluorescence, milky, hazy or sleepy looking stones.
Rounds: Rounds with Premium cut grades of Very Good or Excellent, with depths from 58.5% to 63%, and tables from 53% to 60% command the highest prices as listed on the price sheet. If the cut quality is less than premium, use the price list then use the price conversion chart below for cut quality. Rounds with slightly less or more depth and table percentages listed above bring -2% to -10% (good cut grade) less than premium cut prices. If more than a slight difference (fair or lower cut), exp: Depth is less <57% or greater 64%> and table less <52% or greater 65%> will bring larger deductions.
Fancy shapes: Fancy Shapes vary in prices but are generally -25% to -50% less than rounds depending on the size, quality and shape. The average is approximately -40% less than rounds for fancy cuts. Some fancy shapes like heart shapes, marquis and trillions can bring -45% to -50% less than rounds which are slower movers. Cut quality is also Very important when determining prices for all fancy cuts.
Price Conversion Chart for Fancy Cuts & Old Euros
Pear Shape, Emerald, Oval, Cushion -25% to -45% less than rounds
Marquis, Trillions and Heart Shapes -25% to -50% less than rounds
Princess, Radiant, Accsher Cut -25% to -50% less than rounds
Old European Cuts -20% to -25% less than rounds
Old Miner Cuts -45% to -55% less than rounds
Price Conversion Chart for Cut Quality for RB & Fancy Cuts
Excellent to Very Good (as listed in pricelist)
Good -5 to -10% less
Fair -20 to -40% less