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Infographic: Selling Your Diamond Ring

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We wanted to gain deeper knowledge on how our clients felt about selling their old engagement rings. So at the beginning of the summer, we decided to carry out an online survey with 4 simple questions.

While some of the results confirmed our intuitions, other ones surprised us. The first question asked what had been stopping our clients from selling their diamond rings. We were surprised to see that only 3 out of 10 women replied that they were still sentimental about their rings.

When asked what they wanted to feel when selling their engagement ring, 6 out of 10 said they wanted to be confident that they’re getting a fair price, and 1 out of 10 prioritized being in control of the process.

The third question said: “My diamond ring was once such an important part of my world. Now, I want to…”. The most selected answer (by 7 out of 10) was: “Be as smart as I can be and get the best value for it.” This was followed by “Recycle it and turn it into a brand new piece of jewelry”, which was selected by 2 out of 10 women.

The last question asked what would they do with the funds resulting from the sale of their engagement rings. The top 2 answers had to do with financial aspects: 4 out of 10 women would use the money to pay bills, and other 4 out of 10 to save for a rainy day. “Taking my kids to Disney” stands out as the most selected option among the rest.

See the infographic below to learn the main insights!

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Did you miss the survey? Leave us a comment below and tell us how do you feel about what selling your diamond ring!

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  1. Gina Papale White says:

    I have a mega diamond ring with a main pear shaped Daimond purchased for $10,000 which was placed wiht other mulit diamonds if differnet shapes it is quite unusual and very extravagent. All diamonds are the best quality. Would this be a good venue for this type of ring? Gina

    • weditor says:

      Hi Gina! We invite you to tell us the most you can about your beautiful ring for a free estimate here. A dedicated account manager will be in touch soon after. If you prefer, you can email us directly at support@worthy.com. Thank you for reaching out, we look forward to getting you the most for your diamond ring!

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