Village Jewelers Nashville est. 19471716 21st Ave S.Nashville, TN 37212615.383.1226Fax 615.460.7735Mobil 615.500.31941. Most Jewelry is Marked Up 100 Percent Jewelry is a product that people don’t buy everyday and jewelry stores only turn their pricey inventory about once a year, so the markup is generally 100 percent. (Unless you buy from a wholesaler like Village Jewelers Nashville est. 1947.) The 50% Off Sale & Huge Sales at Other Jewelry Stores are not really sales. If you see a sale price in the newspaper, don't fall for it. You will pay much more than the regular price. Some major retail jewelry stores, prior to a sale, will mark up diamond rings double or triple the normal selling price, then marked them half-price during a sale Village Jewelers Nashville est. 1947 would never do this.2. The 'Wholesale' Diamond Price ListThe trade isn't happy that there is a price list for diamonds. The Rapaport Diamond Report is a necessary evil though, and all diamond dealers reference it when they sell. However, Rap sheet isn't necessarily a wholesale diamond price list. There is a cushion built in so that jewelers have some room for profit now that jewelry customers have become savvier with their purchasing.3. It is Hard To Grade a Diamond if it is Already Set We Show You Loose DiamondsHow good of a diamond do you need to buy? We will teach you everything you need to know about the Four Cs of Diamonds,Village Jewelers Nashville est. 1947 Offers The (5) Five C's Find Out What The 5th C Is Today! but remember this: diamonds are graded UPSIDE DOWN. Even people who grade diamonds for a living can't tell the color or clarity grade when the stone is right side up, which is the only way that you will ever see it once it is set in a ring.4. Cut Is the Most Important 'C'The diamond quality factor that makes the most difference in the beauty of the stone is also the factor that makes the least amount of difference in its price: CUT We Off The 8 Heart and 8 Arrows DiamondsThe cut of a diamond isn't just its shape but the angles, proportion, and finish of its profile. The cut of a diamond determines how well the diamond handles light. When a stone is well cut, almost all of the light that goes in bounces around and comes back out, showing up as all those sparkles of brilliance. It is the same principle as a prism; the angles have to be exactly right to reflect the light back out at your eye.5. Fluorescence Costs Less (And Looks Better)The Gemological Institute of America did a study to test expert and non-expert opinions on diamond appearance and fluorescence (science). They showed diamonds with identical grades except fluorescence to a large group of dealers and asked them which was better. They couldn't tell the difference, except when the color of the original diamond was in the yellowish range (K and down.) In those cases the diamond dealers thought that the fluorescent diamonds had better color than they really did. You can make up for color with fluorescence, which is a positive factor, especially on your wallet. Furthermore the Gemological Institute of America checked their database of diamonds and calculated what percentage had fluorescence, and found diamonds with fluorescence were more rare!6. Size Matters, But It Goes Up In StepsDiamond pricing is based on rarity, so the bigger the diamond the more it costs per carat. But diamond prices don't increase in a smooth rational curve. They go up on steps because people think in round numbers. The biggest step, not surprisingly, happens at 1.00-carat. People want a 1.00 carat diamond. They don't want a 0.96-carat diamond. Therefore a 1.00 carat diamond costs a lot more per carat. And because cutters are trying very hard to hit that magic number, a lot of 1.00-carat diamonds aren't very well cut. The cutters are trying to hold onto a few more points.
REPAIRS & SERVICE***Quality Excellent*** Appeal Excellent ***Service ExcellentMaintaining your fine jewelry and timepieces is important to preserve a long life and optimal performance. Allow our professionals to keep your treasured items in peak condition.Their CREDENTIALS:Certified Service Technicians for the world's finest timepiece brands including Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe, Breitling, Jaeger-LeCoultre, A. Lange & Söhne, Panerai and moreGIA Graduate Gemologists on-siteMaster Jewelers on-siteSwiss trained watch techniciansState-of-the-art facilities with the latest technology in jewelry repair/service and timepiece serviceWorkshop specialists on site, including polishers, gemstone setters, engraversSERVICES OFFERED:All jewelry repairs in house and same day REPAIRS & SERVICE, including sizing, chain soldering, resetting, prong evaluation and repair and Rhodium plating servicesAll timepiece service and repair including battery change, movement overhaul, bracelet sizingAppraisal servicesAuthenticity servicesClient consignment servicesComplimentary inspection, cleaning of fine jewelry including engagement ringsCustom design and creation of any fine jewelry pieceEstate jewelry, vintage timepiece, and gold purchasingGem and diamond recutting servicesInsurance document preparations and updatesMachine and Hand Engraving servicesPolishing, cleaning, refurbishing of jewelry and timepiecesRestoration of vintage/estate jewelryRestringing for pearls, beadsSilver hollow-ware polishing or repairSERVICE BENEFITS:Complimentary repair/service estimatesComplimentary return shippingPrompt and courteous professionals to care for your jewelry and timepiecesVillage Jewelers since1860.com
Education * Hassle-Free * Integrity * Ethics * Quality & Expertise I have never in my life seen anybody stand behind what they sell like the folks at Village Jewelers. My husband bought me a ring and after wearing it, I decided it just was not what I wanted. Although there was nothing wrong with it: Actually it was Beautiful, I just changed my mind. I called them up, I was horrified and he just laughed and said "we want you to be happy". He told me we will work this out and do not be concerned. There was no, "what am I going to do with a used ring", " what's in it for me"...Not with Village Jewelers. When I say unbelievable, I can't begin to tell you how amazing this transaction was. They put together the most Gorgeous wedding ring and band I have ever seen in my life. With his band and my matching band it was Free in the package deal. The Amorosso diamonds were amazing, excellent quality, they seriously hurt my eyes. How is that for customer service...Nobody in the world would have done this!!! I have told my friends and family and they are amazed. It is good old fashioned business that you do not see anymore. Honesty and Trust. I am sure this is the best place to buy your jewelry in Nashville Tennessee. Always a pleasure dealing with the good people at Village Jewelers.