Selling Estate Jewelry

Selling estate jewelry in the modern age is quite an easy thing to do.  In the old days, selling estate jewelry required a bereaved family member to go from one expert to another, looking for honest and reliable valuations of estate jewelry.  After visiting the gold dealer and the coin guy and the diamond broker and the silversmith, one would ultimately be too frustrated to handle selling estate jewelry in a fiscally responsible fashion.  Today, selling estate jewelry is as easy as going into one single shop.  Most cities and small towns have second hand dealers who specialize in estate jewelry on the whole.  There is likely a gemologist, a gold and silver expert, coin expert and these people use modern technology to aid you in the process of selling estate jewelry. 

Selling estate jewelry is most always a task brought on by emotional hardship and loss.  The easier the process of selling estate jewelry can be, the better off the family is in dealing with financials tied to the death of a family member in an expedited manner, leaving time for other more important aspects of the loss.  So selling estate jewelry should be as painless of a process as possible. 

Just like selling anything else, selling estate jewelry should be done with a licensed and well respected buyer within that particular community.  In order to find this kind of buyer when selling estate jewelry, one should always research the different buyers in their community and go with the one they feel most comfortable with.  Once one has found a buyer, the next step is to bring the estate jewelry into that buyer’s shop and allow the buyer to examine the estate jewelry.  Selling estate jewelry in this manner is always the most efficient and will likely provide the most monetary return. 

The last thing one should remember when selling estate jewelry is to keep in mind the market prices for gold, silver and platinum because these prices will effect the value of the estate jewelry assuming that the estate jewelry is not just costume jewelry.  As the spot prices fluctuate, so too will the prices of gold, silver and platinum jewelry in the process of selling estate jewelry.