The diamond ring has left the jewelry box only twice in the 15 years since Aunt Helen presented it as a gift. Although the sentiment was lovely, the ring simply doesn’t get worn. And now there is a new snag: the youngest member of the family needs braces. The choice becomes clear—sell the diamond ring. But with that decision comes more questions: How? Where? To Whom?
Where to Sell A Diamond Ring
Vintage goods have increased in popularity. The current trend tends towards reusing and recycling, and this includes jewelry. A solid market exists for the resale of pre-owned diamond rings.
In this established market, there are various ways to sell a diamond ring: direct seller-to-buyer (like Craigslist or eBay), consignment, or direct to a jeweler. Seller-to-buyer can yield the highest price for the ring. However, serious security risks exist when selling high dollar merchandise to a stranger. Steps must be taken to ensure one’s physical security (like not selling from home and making the exchange in a populated and secure location), as well as financial security (refusing to accept personal checks and avoiding scams). Selling a ring on consignment involves waiting for the right buyer to come along, which may or may not happen. Selling directly to a jeweler offers a more financial security, since the jeweler will pay up front for the ring.
Why Sell Jewelry to Southwestern Jewelry Buyers?
Southwestern Jewelry Buyers holds a Better Business Bureau A+ rating. Our jewelry buyers have Gemological Institute of America (GIA) certification and offer the best prices in the valley for diamond rings. Don’t be concerned about outdated styles or broken jewelry—we buy it all. Our offices in Scottsdale offer a safe, secure, and discreet location to sell jewelry. Call today for an appointment, evaluation, and payment for Aunt Helen’s diamond ring. Allow someone else the joy of buying a vintage pre-owned ring.