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Marketing Disclosure

by David Weliver

Diamond Buying School is dedicated to providing education to help consumers make an informed jewelry purchase. This information is — and always will be — 100% free to you, the reader.

To support my business, I rely upon what are called affiliate marketing relationships with diamond retailers. Under the affiliate relationship, I may receive a referral commission when a reader visits a retailer using a link from this website and makes a purchase on the supplier’s website.

It’s important to note that this affiliate relationship results in no additional cost to you, the consumer. To the contrary, affiliate marketing keeps costs low because retailers only pay referral commissions on confirmed sales. They don’t have to spend millions on advertising that they don’t know will be effective.

I’m committed to fairness and transparency. I also do everything possible to ensure the content on this site is as objective and transparent as possible.

Thankfully, because most jewelers offer similarly-priced affiliate programs, there is rarely a problematic incentive that sometimes happens on affiliate marketing websites.

I do not (and will not) recommend one company over others because they’ve offered me a higher commission rate.

In addition to some jeweler affiliate programs, this site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

If you read something useful on this site and end up purchasing a diamond, please consider disabling any ad or cookie blockers and clicking our referral link to do so. If you have any questions, please contact me at editor@diamondbuyingschool.com.

Thanks for reading.


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