How Much Are Tiny Diamonds Worth?

Melee diamonds are small—between 0.001 and 0.2 carats—so they are not very valuable.

The average price of a 0.50 carat diamond is $1,500, and the largest melee diamonds are less than half of this weight.

How much do very small diamonds cost?

Calculating Diamond Price Per Carat

Diamond Carat WeightPrice (Per Carat, Round Brilliant Cut)
1.0 carat$2,500 – $18,000
1.50 carat$3,400 – $24,000
2.0 carat$4,200 – $29,000
3.0 carat$7,200 – $51,000

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How much is a 1mm diamond worth?

A 1mm diamond is about . 005ct, or $3/each at $600/ct.

How much is a 0.25 carat diamond worth?


CaratPrice per DiamondPrice per Carat
0.25$275 – $440$1,100 – $1,750
0.33$375 – $600$1,200 – $1,800
0.50$1,000 – $1,800$2,000 – $3,600
0.75$2,100 – $3,500$2,800 – $4,600

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Why are small diamonds so cheap?

Due to their small size, melee diamonds are inexpensive when compared to larger diamond center stones, so they are often generously used in engagement ring designs to add sparkle.

How much is my ring worth at a pawn shop?

Most jewelry stores and pawn shops pay approximately 50 cents for every dollar of scrap gold value. If the value is $1,000, for example, a store will offer to buy the ring for approximately $500. At Abe Mor, however, they offer 75 cents for every dollar of scrap value.

How do you tell if a small diamond is real?

To tell if your diamond is real, place the stone in front of your mouth and, like a mirror, fog it up with your breath. If the diamond stays fogged for a few seconds, then it’s probably a fake. A real diamond won’t fog up easily since the condensation doesn’t stick to the surface.

How much is a .5 carat diamond worth?

A 5 carat diamond weighs 1.0 gram and a Round Brilliant Cut has a diameter of 11.0mm. Diamond Pricing: the prices per carat for 5 carat stones range from $9,350 to $147,400 PER CARAT. From 5 carats and up, diamonds are large enough to be cut into Heart Shape diamonds.

How much is a 2 carat diamond worth?

The price of a 2 carat diamond can vary depending on its shape, cut quality, clarity, color and a range of other factors. On average, you can expect to pay anywhere from $5,000 to $60,000 or more for a 2 carat diamond.

How much is a 3 carat diamond worth?

Price of a 3 carat diamond ring

Generally speaking, a high-quality 3 carat diamond is worth between $18.000 and $25.000. If the diamond comes with a great cut, it’s well-polished has good symmetry and no fluorescence, you can expect a higher price.

Where can I sell my diamond ring for the most money?

The best place to sell your engagement ring

1Diamond specialist$2,300 – $2,500
2Local jeweler$1,500 – $2,000
4‘We buy gold’ store$1,300 – $1,500

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How do I know what my diamond is worth?

There are four main criteria that determine how much a diamond is worth: color, clarity, cut, and carat weight. Clarity refers to how many visible flaws, also known as inclusions, are present in the stone.

How do I sell my ring at a pawn shop?

Tips on Selling Jewelry to Pawn Shops

  • Know the Value. Know the value of your jewelry before you take it to any pawn shop.
  • Negotiate. The clerk at the pawn shop will likely offer you a price for your jewelry and tell you that is as high as he will go.
  • Avoid Desperation.
  • Attractive Presentation.
  • Gold Prices.