Diamond, Jewelry and Watch Appraisals From Our Expert Team

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Our experts with over 150 years of experience provide knowledge and guidance when selling your diamonds, jewelry and watches online.

All valuations are carried out by our team of industry experienced professionals

Meet Our Experts

WP Diamonds has a highly experienced team that is second to none in the online diamond purchasing industry. With a combined experience of over 150 years, we offer you the most accurate diamond valuation in the market. Combine this with our huge scale, we offer professional appraisals and marketing leading prices. In 2014 WP traded nearly $75million of diamonds.

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We evaluate your items

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We research the markets

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We apply our knowledge

Learn more about our process when we evaluate diamond rings

Ben Burne

CEO

With over 18 years experience in the diamond industry, Ben has considerable understanding of the second hand diamond market. Along with a family background in the diamond trade, he graduated from Oxford University, UK, in 1993 with a BA Hons in Earth Sciences (Geology).

Prior to founding WP Diamonds, Ben spent several months in Botswana prospecting for diamonds and three years at Ernst & Young qualifying as a chartered accountant.  Upon moving to the USA, he served as Vice President at Michael Werdiger (a DTC Sightholder) and then Chief Operating Officer of Eloquence Corp., a diamond jewelry distribution company in the US. 

Bill Norton

Valuer

Bill has 15 years of experience in the diamond and jewelry business. Starting in jewelry wholesale for a diamond site holder as an administrative assistant, Bill worked his way up the ranks—from jewelry production, to jewelry design, diamond sorting and evaluation, to account management and sales. Throughout his career, he has worked under the expert tutelage of many industry leaders. Bill also completed his diamond laboratory training at GIA.

Bill joined the White Pine team in 2010 as one of our first buyers and expert evaluators. Bill was promoted to Manager of the White Pine buying team in 2014, and continues to be an integral part of the White Pine team.

Jacqueline Leimbach

Diamond Processing Manager and Valuator

Jacqueline is a GIA graduate who has worked across the US in the jewelry industry, with extensive experience in both jewelry retail stores and jewelry buying. Having joined WP Diamonds in 2015, her speciality lies in determining the value of diamond melee and larger stones. She conducts WP Diamond evaluations utilizing her extensive diamond valuation experience and in depth knowledge of the second hand market to offer the most competitive prices in the market,

Thomas Pozsgay

Watch Expert and Valuer

Thomas Pozsgay has worked in the luxury watch business for over 35 years. For the past 27 years his area of expertise has been the pre-owned luxury watch market. He began his career as a sales associate at one of the largest watch retailers in the country. His main experience came with Tourneau a leading authorized watch retailer for top brands. After valuing 1000s of watches he is considered by many to be a leading watch expert in the USA. Constantly analyzing the ever changing pre-owned watch market he is able to offer competitive prices to the company’s clientele.

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Dr. Jane Greer

WP Diamonds Relationship Expert

Dr. Jane Greer is a marriage and family therapist, sex expert, author, radio host, and creator of the popular celebrity sex & relationship commentary, “SHRINK WRAP with Dr. Jane Greer,” on what we can learn from the trials and triumphs of celebrity relationships (seen in Huffington Post, Psychology Today, HowDoIDate.com, and on air at OK!TV). She has been working as a psychotherapist, marriage and family therapist, and relationship expert for over 25 years. Her Doctor On Call radio hour is filled with meaningful conversations on life, love, and relationships. She is the author of five books about navigating relationships. Her latest book, What About Me? Stop Selfishness From Ruining Your Relationship, is available on Amazon.com. Dr. Greer is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and the American Association of Sexuality Educators (AASECT).

Dr. Irina Firstein

WP Diamonds Relationship Expert

Irina Firstein is an Individual and Couples Therapist in Midtown Manhattan for over 20 years. She is considered a Relationship Expert by her peers as well as the media. She has appeared on CBS and Inside Edition as a relationship commentator on relationship issues of high profile couples. She has also written for online publications, Cottoncandy.com and Hitchemag.com. She has been interviewed and featured in a number of articles in Forbes.com, Womansday.com, Redbook Magazine, Everydayhealth.com. She has office hours by appointment in her Midtown office.

Dr. Terri Orbuch

WP Diamonds Relationship Expert

Dr. Terri Orbuch (aka The Love Doctor®) is an author, speaker, therapist, professor at Oakland University, and research professor at University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research. She is also the director of a landmark study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), where she has been following the same 373 couples for almost 3 decades. Dr. Orbuch is widely published in scientific journals and the author of five relationship books including, “Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship” available at amazon.com. She is well respected as a researcher and professor in the scientific world, and is also known by TV, radio, and online fans as The Love Doctor®, a popular relationship expert and advisor.

Contact Our Experts

With over 150 years of professional experience in the diamond, jewelry and watch industries, our experts provide unparalleled access to in depth market knowledge. Contact us to discuss your items and let us know any questions that you may have.

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