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How to Sell Antique Jewelry and Heirlooms

How to Sell Antique Jewelry and Heirlooms

2017-11-17

If you have antique jewelry or heirlooms at home that you’re not particularly attached to, you may have toyed with the idea of selling them. They might bring in a nice little sum. When it comes to selling jewelry of any kind, there are several options open to you.

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Find a Private Buyer

If you can find a private buyer to purchase your jewelry, this might be your most lucrative option. That’s because a private buyer isn’t necessarily skilled at valuing your heirlooms and might pay more than they’re worth. It’s also possible that you can find a collector who wants to have just the type of antique jewelry you’re selling.

You can place an ad in your local paper or use online sites to offer your items for sale. You’ll have to pay for advertising, and you’ll have to pay a fee to the site you’re selling on, but you may find a buyer quickly. The downside is that it can take some time to close the deal if nobody is interested in what you have to sell.

Visit a Pawn Shop

The quickest way to sell your valuables is to take them to a pawn shop. Most pawn shops will make you an offer on the spot and pay you in cash. The downside is that they’ll try to buy it from you for a low price. This helps them make a profit when they resell it. However, if your jewelry isn’t worth a lot, then this could be a good option.

Go to a Jeweler

When you’re selling antique jewelry in Atlanta, you’ll want to have an expert determine what they’re worth. A jeweler has seen it all and can realistically give you an idea of how much your items are worth. They may offer to buy it from you right away if they can use it in their inventory. Even if they aren’t interested, you’ll know more about the value of your jewelry.

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