Jewelry 39 Mail

capital letters in item descriptions, 172 carats of colored gemstones, 63 defined, 23 4Cs of diamonds, xii quality assessment and, 57 Cartier, 39, 42, 76, 77 cashier's checks. See checks categories, 38-43. See also searching bookmarking categories, 43-44 certificates for colored gemstones, 66 for diamonds, 59-61 for pearls, 66 resale certificates, 140 CertNet, 241

Changed ID icon for seller, 90 channel-set diamonds, 63 chargebacks, 226-228 charms and charm bracelets, 38 checking accounts for fee payments, 158-159 information on, 12 checking out, 113-115 checks, 115

sellers accepting, 202, 203 China, jewelry from, 54 Christies, xv Ciprianai, C., 32 citrine, heat treatments for, 68 clarity of colored gemstones, 63 enhanced diamonds, 61 4Cs of diamonds, xii quality assessment and, 57

clarity enhancements for colored gemstones, 68—69 disclosure in item description, 176 closeout stock sales, 162

Collectible Costume Jewelry: Identification and Values

(Simonds), 24 Collectors Clubs, 26 color. See also colored gemstones of diamonds, xii, 57 highlights to listings, adding, 151, 152 of pearls, 66

colored gemstones certificates for, 66 clarity enhancements for, 68—69 designer jewelry and, 77 heat treatments, 68 irradiation of, 69 quality, assessing, 63—64 red flags for, 67 rough gemstones, 69—70, 71 treatment of, 67-70 commissions to eBay, 144 communicating. See also e-mail with buyers, 191-192 with sellers, 111-112 community boards for buyers, 26 for sellers, 27-29 sniping issue, 107 comparisons, illegal, 177-178 completed auctions, searching, 25-26 complications on watches, 74 Confirm Bid button, 97

contact information for seller, requesting, 124-125

contingencies of seller, 98-99

contracts, bids as, 6, 96-97

Cooper, Samantha, 142

Costco, xiii costume jewelry. See fashion jewelry counterfeits, 55

designer jewelry, 78-79 Tiffany items, 76

Verified Rights Owners (VeRO) program, 79 watches, 73, 75

countries

PayPal approved countries, 227 searches limited by, 49

courier services, 116

labeling packages for, 210 Courtney, Erica, 77 craftsmanship of fashion jewelry, 83 created diamonds, 61 credit bureaus, suspected fraud and, 134 credit cards, 13

chargebacks, 226—228 for fee payments, 158-159 fraud by buyers, 223 information on sellers, 11-12

phishing, 132-133 Premier PayPal accepting, 200 protection plans for buyers, 130 sellers accepting, 202, 204 crown of diamond, 58 cubic zirconia (CZ), 61

fashion jewelry, 83 Cultured Pearl Information Center, 21 cultured pearls. See pearls

Customer Support, reporting grievance to, 127—128 cut of colored gemstones, 64 of diamonds, xii, 58-59 4Cs of diamonds, xii ideal cut of diamond, 59

D grade diamonds, 57 damaged items. See also insurance unhappy buyers claiming, 220 Danko, William D., 167 daylight light bulbs, 179 De Beers, 20, 21, 166

debit card payments, Premier PayPal accepting, 200 Delphi Forums, 29

Jewelry Collecting forum, 84 Department of Revenue, 140-141 designer jewelry, 38-39 counterfeits, 78-79 fashion jewelry, 83 knock-offs, 78-79 quality, assessing, 77 red flags for, 78-79 shopping guide, 76-80

designer publicity sales, 163 A Diamond Is Forever Web site, 20, 21

Diamond Information Center, 20, 21 diamonds. See also carats; clarity; 4Cs certificates for, 59—61 CertNet, 241 cut of, xii, 58-59 irradiation of, 69 most expensive sale, xv precarious settings, 62-63 quality, assessing, 57-59 red flags, 61-63 shopping guide for, 56-63 DiamondTalk, 27

digital cameras, photographing items with, 178 disclosure of treatments, 176—177 Discussion Boards research on, 26 for sellers, 27

disputed transactions. See grievances; unhappy buyers downloading diamond certificates, 59

drop-shaped pearls, 65

durability of watches, 75

Dutch auctions, 101

dyes disclosure in item description, 176 with pearls, 69, 70

E grade diamonds, 57 e-mail automated e-mails from eBay, 111, 112 Buyer Protect Program notification, 129 canceled bids, explanation of, 191 delayed items, 122 etiquette, 123 to nonpaying buyers, 216

phishing, 132-133

from sellers to buyers, 111-112, 192, 197 to successful bidders, 197 terms of sale in seller's e-mail, 112 Unpaid Item dispute, filing, 218 earrings, 39 eBay preferences blocking buyers with, 189-190 Notification preferences, 230 eBay Seller Manager, 232 eBay Seller's Assistant, 233

eBay stores listing items in, 239-240 reasons for establishing, 236-237 registering for, 237-239 sellers with, 89 setting up, 236-240 eBay Turbo Lister, 232 editing auctions, 193-195

photograph images, 181-182 preapproved bidders list, 187-188 education in item descriptions, 170-171 for serious sellers, 243-244 Web sites, educational, 20-22 Eisenberg, 83

emeralds, clarity enhancements for, 68—69 emotions, control of, 35 Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, 30 end time, sorting by, 45

enhancements. See also clarity enhancements; treatments for colored gemstones, 67-69 for pearls, 67-68 Equifax, 134 escrow services payments in, 116 scams, 223 Escrow.com, 116, 202-203 eSnipe, 106

estate and antique jewelry, xiv, 42 inaccurate statements about, 82 pearls, natural, 64 pedigree for, 80-81 professional dealers selling, 162-163 quality, assessing, 80-81 red flags for, 81-82 reproductions of, 81 shopping guide, 80-82 estate sales, sourcing goods at, 141 ethnic jewelry, 39 etiquette with e-mail, 123 European Gemological Laboratories (EGL), 60 excellent estate jewelry, 80 excluding items from search, 48 Experian, 134 Express Mail, 116, 211 EZcube, 179

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