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Saturday, October 14, 2023

WJA NorCal | Diamond Buying 101

Start Date: 10/14/2023 12:00 PM PDT
End Date: 10/14/2023 2:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: Manak

333 W. El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA  United States  94087

Organization Name: WJA Northern California

Melissa Scoppa
Phone: (415) 656-8551

Sponsor: Manak

join us for this members only event!

Diamond Buying 101 with Manak Jewels!

Ticket Price: $55.00
Members Only

  • Receive your own Diamond tool kit with ticket purchase including Diamond Loupe, Tweezers, and diamond cloth!
  • Delicious vegetarian lunch and beverages included.

This is a ticketed event limited to 15 seats. Advance registration is required and NO tickets will be sold in person on the day of the event. *A copy of your resale license is required for wholesale purchasing.

Are you looking to source a diamond for your next jewelry project, but don’t know where to start? Are you intimidated by the thought of diamond shopping at a wholesale tradeshow and are afraid of overspending?


Learn how to navigate the diamond market in this hands on diamond experience presented by Manak Jewels and WJA NorCal. Prepare for shopping an industry Gem Trade show and learn how to approach a Diamond Dealer for your next big project. The do’s and don't's of buying diamonds with plenty of Q&A time! 

This event can be a valuable opportunity for anyone in the industry looking to gain experience and become more comfortable handling diamonds in a relaxed setting.

Hosted by Sumeet Sethi and Manak Jewels

This event will feature a discussion surrounding how to navigate a wholesale gem show, the process to purchase & memo diamonds, tips on bargaining, hands on educational viewing table and more.

  • See natural color diamonds vs. irradiated color diamonds etc.
  • Compare similar stones with different prices and see what to look out for!
  • Explore and loupe Fancy shapes and cuts.

A selection of inventory will be available for purchase at the event. Copy of Resale certificate required for wholesale purchasing.


getting there and parking

  • 15 minutes from Sunnyvale Caltrain Station
  • Free parking


Thanks to our Event SPonsor




Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 10/14/2023 2:30 PM

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