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Best Diamond Buyer in Virginia Beach

There are various local jewelers here in Virginia Beach, but if you're looking to sell your diamond jewelry, you're probably looking for the best place possible. When you're looking for diamond buyers in our area, you don't have to look any further than Hilltop Pawn. We offer the best way to get a higher price for an old engagement ring or any other diamond jewelry that you're hoping to sell. Let us be your diamond and engagement ring buyers, and you'll enjoy the easiest way to get a great price for your diamond!

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We Buy Diamond Rings

At Hilltop Pawn and Jewelry, we truly understand the value of the diamond engagement ring. Residents in and around Virginia Beach know we're the best place to find a nice engagement ring for a fair price, so we buy and sell diamond rings every day!


We buy all types of bridal jewelry, including diamond engagement rings. If you've decided you no longer want your ring, or if you'd like to sell so you can upgrade to a bigger and better ring, getting as much money for it as you can is critical. Luckily, we buy both antique and modern diamond engagement rings. Whether you have a ring from one of the leading bridal jewelry brands, or if you're looking to sell a diamond ring that was a family heirloom, we'd love to take a look at it!


On the flip side, if you're in the market to purchase a diamond engagement ring, you can visit us! Bring other diamond jewelry, and use the trade-in value to put toward your purchase. Even if you're paying cash, you're sure to love the great selection of pre-owned engagement rings that we have to offer, and you can always get the best value for your money here.


Sell Diamond Necklaces, Bracelets, and More

Of course, it isn't just diamond rings that we'll buy. We'll buy any diamond jewelry that you're interested in selling! Antique jewelry and designer jewelry are both very popular here. We'll pay top dollar for diamond necklaces, bracelets, and more.

​As your local pawn shop and jewelry store, we'll buy all of the following things and more!

●      Diamond earrings

●      Diamond bracelets

●      Diamond wedding bands

●      Diamond engagement rings

●      Designer pieces

●      Diamond wedding rings

Anytime that you want to sell anything related to diamonds, let us be your diamond specialist! We also buy gold jewelry, luxury watches and more. Regardless, you'll get an immediate payment when you sell your pre-owned jewelry to us!


Why Sell My Diamond to Hilltop Pawn in Virginia Beach?

If you have a diamond wedding ring or some other diamond jewelry that you want to sell -- or even if you have a loose diamond -- your first step is to choose the right jewelry buyer. Naturally, diamond jewelry is valuable, and there are various people and companies out there who will likely pay you for your piece. Not all potential buyers are the best ones to work with, though, so you should definitely look for the best jewelry buyers possible when selling your diamond.


The first reason to sell your diamond engagement ring to Hilltop Pawn is the fact that you can get the most money for your ring by doing so. Unlike some individuals or pawnbrokers who don't have a lot of experience with jewelry, we know the true value of your diamond. Because we're always looking to add to our inventory of diamond jewelry, we're willing to pay you what you deserve for your diamond jewelry.


The second reason why Hilltop Pawn is your best option is because of just how easy it is to sell your jewelry. Using an online auction site or online marketplace can be a hassle; it may take a while for you to find a buyer, and you have to worry about shipping and all of the hassles that go along with it. Selling to a private buyer is risky. The entire process is that much easier when you sell to Hilltop Pawn.


After all, we have decades of experience in the pawn and jewelry industry, meaning that we know the value of your jewelry and can value it quickly. We know your time is valuable, so we try to move quickly and get you in and out, all while taking the utmost care when handling and valuing your piece. Not only can you get a fair value when you sell diamonds to us, but you'll realize it's the easiest jewelry sale that you'll ever make, too!

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How Much Will I Get for My Diamond Jewelry?

Getting the best deal on your diamond jewelry is more than likely something you're concerned about. After all, there's certainly no reason to sell your fine diamond jewelry for less than you deserve, since there are diamond buying professionals who will pay you more! The good news is that you can get paid well for your diamond when you visit Hilltop Pawn. Just know that you'll need to come in so we can tell you how much your diamond jewelry is worth. It's just not possible for us to give you an accurate offer over the phone without seeing your diamond jewelry. Luckily, our shop is located right here in Virginia Beach, and we're open six days a week. Find a time that's good for you, and we'll provide you with a cash offer and great service when you get here.


Where Are You Selling Your Diamond Jewelry?

To get the most competitive prices for your diamonds, you should sell to the right local jeweler and diamond buyer. Some so-called diamond experts aren't all that good at valuing diamond jewelry, or they might try to lowball you. To get the most, come to Hilltop Pawn, a family-owned business that you can always count on to make a good offer. As the best diamond buyers in Virginia Beach, we pay the highest prices.


How Are Diamonds Valued?

The first thing we look at is whether you have a natural diamond or one of the lab-grown diamonds that have become more popular over the years. Although you can definitely find nice-looking jewelry with lab-created diamonds, their value just isn't anywhere close to that of a real diamond.


​Once we have identified that your diamond is, in fact, a natural diamond, we will proceed with valuing it. To do this, we follow the four C's of diamonds, which are:

●      Cut - Different cuts (or diamond shapes, as many call them) are more expensive, such as the round cut. However, we buy princess, oval, marquise, emerald and other cuts, too.

●      Color​ - The color of a colorless diamond ranges on a scale from D to Z, with D being the most colorless (and therefore most valuable) and with Z being brown or yellow in color and less valuable.

●      Clarity ​- The GIA clarity scale is made up of 11 different grades. We look at your diamond under a 10x microscope to look for imperfections when determining your clarity grade.

●      Carat Weight - Even many people who don't know much about diamonds and their value usually know this one. When the cut, color, and clarity are the same between two diamonds, the carat weight is going to have a big impact on how much each diamond is worth. As you can probably imagine, large diamonds are worth more to a professional diamond buyer. The average size of a diamond in an engagement ring is approximately one carat, although we buy jewelry with diamonds of all different sizes.

Even though we look at multiple things when assessing the value of your diamond, the diamond evaluation will typically only take a few minutes. If your jewelry has other precious gemstones, we will assess them in a similar way. We won't just make you a great offer based on the value of your diamond, although this is probably going to be a big part of the value. We will make you an offer based on all of the valuable stones in your piece!


What Else Impacts the Value of My Diamond Jewelry?

​In most cases, the value of the diamond is a big percentage of the value of the jewelry piece. However, there are other things that impact the value of diamond jewelry. A diamond ring that is made from platinum or gold (whether it's yellow gold, white gold, or rose gold) is typically going to be more valuable than a ring that is made from sterling silver, if the diamonds are of similar size and quality. The retail value of rare antique pieces or designer jewelry is often higher, too.


We Buy Loose Diamonds

We don't just buy diamond rings and jewelry; we will also buy your loose diamonds. Loose diamonds actually have a high market value and are in high demand. For example, someone who needs to repair a piece of jewelry with a missing stone might be in the market for a loose diamond. Someone who loves their current engagement ring but would like to upgrade to a bigger diamond might buy a loose diamond, too.


Diamond prices for loose diamonds are based solely on the 4C's that are mentioned above. The most high value loose diamonds are the big, good-quality diamonds with expensive cuts, like the round cut. However, even more budget-friendly diamonds can have a surprisingly high resale value when you sell to us.

Pawn Your Diamond Today

If you'd like to use the value of your ring or diamond jewelry to take out a loan, we can actually help you with that, too. If you need money quick for unexpected medical bills, home or car repairs, or any other purpose, visiting one of your local pawn shops -- Hilltop Pawn -- is a great way to get the cash you need.


Why Pawn My Diamond?

If you're only thinking about selling your diamond on the secondary market because you're short on cash -- and not because you actually want to sell your diamond at all, a pawn loan could be a great option. For example, if your piece has a lot of sentimental value or is just one of your favorite pieces of jewelry, there's no reason to sell it when you can use it to take out a loan instead. This is the first reason why many people like to pawn their diamonds -- because you can avoid getting rid of your diamond for good!


Another reason to pawn your diamond is the fact that it's a very easy way to borrow money. Even if you have been turned down for other loans, it doesn't matter. Pretty much everyone can get a pawn loan from us with used or new diamond jewelry. The amount you can borrow is based on the quality of the diamond jewelry that you bring in, but many of our customers are able to take out sizable loans when using their diamond jewelry as collateral.


If you still aren't sure of whether or not you want to pawn your diamond jewelry, we invite you to stop by. We can answer your questions, look over your jewelry pieces, and make you an offer on your diamond. Then, if you decide you're interested in a loan, we'll handle the business transaction for you, while providing you with a great experience every step of the way.


How Do Pawn Loans Work on Diamond Jewelry?

Pawn loans on diamond jewelry work pretty much the same way as any other pawn loan. We'll look over your diamond jewelry to decide how much it's worth, then we'll make a loan offer based on that. You'll leave your diamond jewelry with us, and you'll walk out with cash. Stop back in to repay your loan, and get your ring back on the spot. We don't pull credit, we don't ask about your job or income, and we don't care what you spend the money on! If it's your first time taking out a pawn loan, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised that such an easy and hassle-free way to borrow money is out there.


Whether you're looking to get the best price for your diamond engagement ring, or if you'd like to take out a pawn loan on your diamond, Hilltop Pawn is here to help. We are your local jewelry store, and we have years of experience in the fine jewelry industry. The bottom line is this: you'll always get the highest price while enjoying the easiest experience when you sell to us.


Selling Gold Jewelry in Chesapeake?
Stop in to our sister store Greenbrier Pawn Shop & Jewelry for the same great service.


Glenda Craddock or Hilltop Pawn Shop & Jewelry

Work with us and you're working with family. Our Son Dane runs Hilltop Pawn and our Daughter Nina runs all three stores out of Greenbrier Pawn. We do well When you do well.

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