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Diamond & Gemstone Viewing Process

Our Diamond Viewing Process is designed to allow our clients to view and compare diamonds or gemstones in person before purchasing. Diamond viewings are held in our Boston Gallery during regular business hours by appointment. Contact us to set up an appointment, or with any questions, at

Selection Process

Tell us what shape, size, and budget stones you would like to view and let us assist with the selection, or choose the stone yourself from our database. At your appointment we will cover information about the 4 C's, diamond certificates and characteristics to help you make the best choice. Use our diamond and gemstone search tools to select your own stones for a viewing, or our stone selection experts will select them for you.

Stone Viewing Deposit

We require a non-refundable deposit of 100.00 for stones up to 1.99 carats, and 200.00 for stones over 2.0 carats and up to be collected prior to the viewing appointment. The entire deposit is applied to any center stone, diamond or gemstone, purchased through the gallery. The fee is designed to cover expenses, like shipping and sourcing.

Time Frame

Diamonds are shipped in overnight, and can be viewed 24 to 48 hours after selection. Stones will need to be returned to our supplier within 1 business days of viewing and must be paid in full to purchase. Financing is available through PayPal Financing. 

Number of Diamonds or Gemstones

We will bring in two rounds of two stones per viewing that are personally selected to fulfill your stone budget or desired size. Most often one viewing is all that is needed.

Unique Stone Sourcing

Stones that are not sourced from our standard supplier (not currently on our website), or individually sourced with special characteristics(colored diamonds, unique sizes or shapes) will require a $100 fee prior to sourcing.  Unique stone sourcing, shapes or cuts and only allowed one round of stone viewing, and are shown individually. 

Payment for Your Stone

Diamonds and gemstones selected for purchase must be paid in full at time of selection. PayPal financing is available through the PayPal Financing web site. 

Diamond Collection

Our curated GIA graded diamond collection is 100% ethically sourced. We source diamonds mined and distributed by the De Beers Company, from either Botswana or Canada. Our Canadian Diamonds are accompanied by a CanadaMark certification of authenticity provided by the Canadian Government.

Diamond Purchasing Advantages:

Unique Identifier

For proof positive identification, each Laura Preshong Diamond is laser inscribed with the GIA grading report number.

Free Loss Protection

Every Laura Preshong Diamond comes with 1-year complimentary diamond insurance through GemShield®. The coverage offers immediate, international protection against loss, theft, or accidental damage.

Trade Up Program

We will give you up to 100% Trade In Credit for your previously purchased Laura Preshong Diamond when you trade it up for a higher priced diamond in our active inventory.