Registering an account

In order to participate in the auctions on this website as well as use other features including Make An Offer, Watchlist and messaging features, you must first register to become a member and we must be able to verify you are a real person.

  • You must select a username, which is the name you will be known by while you are bidding. Please note your Username will be visible by the public. You will also be asked for a password to secure your account. Please note that once you’ve chosen a username, you will not be able to change it.

  • You must provide valid contact information that we can use to verify your identity.

  • Credit Card - You must provide a valid payment method which identifies you as a real person. This payment method is not used to pay for any purchases, it is only used to verify your identity as a real person. We will ask your bank to verify the details you have supplied to us. You maybe see a $1 USD temporary charge on your credit card which is immediately refunded.

  • Only 1 account is permitted per household / payment method / user details

This website DOES NOT share or sell any personal information that is collected through the use of our website, including your account details.

This website reserves the right to terminate without notice any user membership. Please read our Terms and Conditions for further information.

After you submit your registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail message from this site. You may begin bidding immediately once you have passed the verification process.
Click Here To Check Your Verification Status


New members will be required to add a credit card to their account, regardless of if they have verified their account with Paypal. You will be asked to enter a credit card to confirm you are a real bidder. You do not have to pay for any wins using this card, and it is not stored anywhere. It is purely for identification purposes only.  You may see a small $1 charge on your card which will be refunded immediately. This is to check that the card is working and that the details provided are accurate.


If you have made a purchase as a guest and you did not create an account when you were checking out, you will not be able to communicate directly with our sellers or see your updated shipping status.
To create an account, follow these instructions

  1. Find the email that you received confirming your payment (It will be titled "Your payment to SELLER NAME has been processed")

  2. Open the email

  3. Click on the "View Invoice" button

  4. You will be taken to Gem Rock Auctions to view the invoice

  5. On the left side you will see a blue box that says "Activate your account"

  6. fill in your details and you will have created an account with us

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