Carl Blackburn is owner of Diamond Estate Jewelry Buyers and rated among the country’s top luxury estate buyers. As a prominent fine jewelry buyer, he is a recognized specialist in the purchase of important estate jewelry, diamonds, collectable timepieces, as well as a consumer advocate for fair and ethical business practices among jewelry buyers.
Carl is unique among estate jewelry buyers in that he is both a veteran estate jeweler and an internationally-recognized designer of diamond jewelry. He has deep knowledge of the estate jewelry market, having started his career in the early 1990’s as a sales representative for his father, a successful California estate jeweler. During that time he traveled throughout the United States, visiting the finest estate jewelry stores and galleries in the country.
In 2001, Carl established his first fine jewelry manufacturing studio. Within a few short years Carl Blackburn fine jewelry was featured in jewelry industry magazines around the world—including North America’s Modern Jeweler and Canadian Jeweller, Europe’s Le Bijoutier and Basel Magazine, and Asia’s Tokyo Jewelers and Story. Fashion trend magazines also took notice with Blackburn’s jewelry featured in publications such as Harper’s Bazaar and Better Homes & Gardens Weddings Issue.