Below you will find blog posts "tagged" with the topic: Selling Jewelry.
Why Would a Gemologist Pay Less for Your Jewelry?
If you're a regular reader here, you know that in most cases a gemologist jewelry buyer can pay more for your jewelry. But, there are a few circumstances where a gemologist may actually pay less than a non-professional buyer. Our goal is to help you get the most for your jewelry whether it is from us or someone else. So, read on to learn about the times when a gemologist buyer like us may wind up offering less... read more »
How Much is My Jewelry Worth?
The question of jewelry value may seem simple at first, but there is quite a bit more to it than you may think. Dive into the differences between intrinsic value, resale value, and appraised value. Learn how to calculate the value of gold based on the current market, discover what goes into the price of a new piece of jewelry, and realize what a jewelry appraisal is really telling you... read more »
Why Sell Your Jewelry to a Gemologist Jewelry Buyer?
These days it seems like just about everyone is buying gold. That’s right, the local corner market near our shop is now proudly displaying a “Cash for Gold” banner. With so many options, it can be difficult to know who to trust, and where you’re going to get the most for your jewelry. If only there was an internationally respected organization that trained and certified jewelers as experts in their field… It is with great pleasure that we announce that Angelo has just received his Graduate Gemologist (GG) degree from... read more »
News 10 Gold Investment Story at Arden Jewelers
A few days ago, with the debt ceiling deadline looming and gold reaching record highs, a news crew from KXTV channel 10 paid us a visit to get an inside look at precious metals (gold, silver, etc.) as an investment opportunity. Check out the story right here, or you can watch it on the News 10 website. Since that story aired, gold has shattered it’s previous record highs and reached over $1,780 per ounce! The current gold market is very volatile, showing large changes in price throughout the course of... read more »
ABC News Exposes Mail Away Cash for Gold
We’ve warned you of the dangers of mailing your jewelry away before, and now here’s one more reason to try a local jeweler first. ABC News has done a story on the major Cash for Gold operations that you see advertising on TV. As you will see, their offers are not exactly generous. Arden Jewelers has been buying jewelry in Sacramento, CA for over 20 years. We have a proven track record of being one of the highest bidders in town. Don’t take a risk mailing your gold away only... read more »
Perspective – Is Selling Gold Jewelry on Craigslist Worth it?
We make trade-off decisions every day: “Sleep another 10min and skip breakfast?” “Pay $0.05 more per gallon, or drive across town for cheaper gas?” “Sell my jewelry to a jewelry store, or try to get more on Craigslist?”. So, which one should you chose? Selling your jewelry for retail prices on Craigslist and other online local classified sites can sometimes get you 10-35% more, but you are likely trading off time, convenience, and, maybe most importantly, safety. A quick Google search for Craigslist crimes results in countless scams and news... read more »
KCRA 3 Visits Arden Jewelers
Arden Jewelers was recently featured in a KCRA channel 3 news broadcast on the growing trend of gold selling parties. The reporter came by with jewelry to sell in order to test the claim that people could get more money for their gold at the parties than at jewelry stores like Arden. As you can see, our price was noticeably higher than the price offered at the gold party. The story even featured some of the advice we gave the reporter on selling gold. It’s important to realize that jewelry... read more »
The Time to Sell Your Gold Is Now
I’ve said it before, but it’s still true today. Gold prices are high, and now is a great time to get some extra cash out of that old jewelry that just sits in the drawer collecting dust. I’m sure you’ve seen the commercials on TV about all of the new company’s springing up that suddenly buy gold. If you feel uncomfortable sending your valuable jewelry away to some company you’ve never heard of before (and I can’t say I blame you), come on by Arden Jewelers and we’ll examine your... read more »
Jewelry Appraisals Over 3 Years Old May be Greatly Undervalued
Gold and Platinum has dramatically increased in value in the past 5 years. Gold in one year had a low of $637 per troy ounce and high of $978 and climbing. Platinum in the same year had a low of $1,168 per ounce to $2,169 and souring higher. The five year low and high is even greater. Gold’s low was $322 and now is over $978 and Platinum’s low was $602 and has climbed over $2,169. If the jewelry item’s value was due in large part to gold or platinum... read more »
How to Sell Your Jewelry
Selling jewelry is not a skill that comes naturally to most people. There can be a lot of money tied up in old, estate jewelry that is not longer wanted or even broken, but getting it out isn’t always easy and the potential of being taken advantage of is high. To help, I’ve put together an in-depth article on the art of successfully selling jewelry. Here are some of the key points that you shouldn’t try to sell your jewelry without knowing. The determining factors of estate jewelry price are... read more »