Rio Grande sells diamonds only to members of the jewelry trade who have been established by Rio as qualified diamond buyers. To qualify as a diamond buyer, you must meet one of the following three criteria:
- be listed with the Jewelers Board of Trade; as a member, you automatically qualify.
- be able to provide us with a current copy of your business license AND two invoices or statements from another supplier in the jewelry industry.
- be a student currently enrolled in a jewelry-making course who can provide either a letter from your instructor on school letterhead or a copy of your coursework transcript.
You can fax or email your qualifiying information to us. Have a question? Give us a call or send us an email. Our Gemstone Department is always happy to help.