Updated: Mar 4
When you are ready to sell the jewelry that has been hidden away in an old jewelry box in the closet keep this in mind, you most likely are not going to be offered anything close to what it cost when you first purchased it.
What are you offered? How do you get the best value for your jewelry? The answer varies widely and can be affected by the beauty and rarity of the piece as well as where and when you bought it originally.
Evaluate the items you are thinking of selling. You shouldn’t sell any jewelry that you really like, unless you really need the money.
Is your jewelry attractive and fashionable? Would you wear it today? Try not to be affected by the sentimental value the piece has to you.
There many estate jewelry buyers in almost every city, just turn to the yellow pages of your local phone book. Local jewelers are likely to give you the best price but sometimes they will only offer store credit. So always ask the jeweler beforehand if they offer cash or only store credit.
It is best to choose jewelers and estate jewelry buyers when you want to sell outdated jewelry that has large, attractive or valuable gems attached. A jeweler might just be interested in buying your outdated jewelry for the nice gems in order to place in an updated setting. Jewelers also would like you to become a customer who will return for a future purchase.
If you are ready to sell your jewelry items in San Diego and you want someone that you can trust, why not choose a company that prides itself on making customers for life. We are a small, family owned business and offer only fair prices. When it comes to making decisions regarding the value of jewelry, we can help.