Steps for Determining Whether a Diamond is Real

Diamonds captivate hearts and dazzle minds in a way few rocks can. These impressive features give diamonds their worth, which gives con artists motivation to pawn off fake diamonds to unsuspecting consumers.

For tips on discerning whether or not a diamond you own or wish to buy is genuine, check out this brief video clip. In this video, you will learn several different tests that can be used to reveal fake diamonds. These include weighing the rock, attempting to fog it up like a mirror, and checking for transparency by trying to read a newspaper through a diamond.

The surest way to tell whether a diamond is real or fake is to visit an authorized gemstone dealer who can spots fakes among real rocks with ease. If you live in the Gaithersburg area and are looking for a reputable coin and gemstone dealer from whom you can buy or to whom you can sell a real diamond, visit Coins of the Realm or call us at (301) 340-1640.

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Why Choose Coins of the Realm, Inc.?

  • Free storefront parking providing easy access.
  • Established in 1974 and still under original ownership and management providing decades of expertise in all aspects of buying and selling.
  • Financial Security – Since opening in April of 1974 every transaction of every size has been completed successfully without issue. Bank references available.
  • We provide accurate information in a professional no pressure environment allowing you to make sound decisions to sell, keep or buy collectibles and precious metals.