M. Martin and Company
|It imports diamonds and other gemstones from overseas and maintains an interest in a diamond cutting firm. The company does much of its own jewelry designing and manufacturing, and specializes in finely cut GIA certified diamonds, engagement rings, wedding bands, pearls, and all other types of fine jewelry in gold and platinum.
“If you get tired of stores not having stones to show you or stores that show you diamonds on a computer screen, then you’ll be impressed by their extensive in-house inventory…and definitely the best I had seen anywhere.”
“Anyone serious about buying a diamond should do themselves a favor and take 10 minutes to read Mr. Martin’s diamond buying guide. By far, it is the most complete information in one place anywhere on the net”.
More About Our Company – Our sales staff and store hours.
The Ten Biggest Mistakes Diamond Buyers Make – Don’t make any of
these mistakes when you buy a diamond! New section! Internet diamond scams and how to avoid them.
Diamond Buying Guide– The most complete diamond buying information on the internet will help
prevent you from making any of the “Ten Biggest Mistakes.” Diamond Buying Tips and FAQ’s. Reading this
will save you money! Plus, what diamond certificates don’t tell you.
GIA’s New Cut Grading System for Round Diamonds – Why it is not yet totally reliable!
Critique of the Laboratories – Many laboratories inflate diamond grades.
Which laboratories are reputable? Which laboratories should be avoided at all costs?
Also, a critique of a few of the larger insurance companies for when you insure your jewelry.
Jewelry Showcase – Browse through a sampling of our extensive jewelry collection.
Over 350 engagement rings and wedding bands in stock for you to try on!
|Diamond Stud Earrings make a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. We have many sizes in stock from .30 carats to 4.0 carats.
Just in: GIA certified triple excellents including a few in between hard to find sizes: .80-.90, 1.30-1.40, 1.60-1.70, 2, 2.5, 3 ct.
New larger cushion brilliants: 1-1.25, 1.5, 1.7, 2.0. cts.
We have round diamonds with the “hearts and arrows” faceting pattern.
Round diamond, rare size difficult to find — 1.48 carats. D VS2. GIA EX/EX/EX $15,200.
Six new GIA diamonds in hard to find .90 ct.+ sizes. By appt.
|If financing is needed, may we suggest 0% financing for 12 months through Fifth-Third Bank.
In addition to GIA diamonds, we also carry a limited number of in-house graded stones for those on a budget.
Ranked by Citysearch® as one of Chicago’s top 5 jewelers