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Sell Jewelry | Best Buyer in Virginia Beach

Locals come to us in hopes of selling their fine jewelry for so many reasons. One person might have been gifted a piece of diamond jewelry that they don't really like. Another might have a big collection of antique jewelry that they simply don't want anymore. We are gold and diamond buyers who work with people from all walks of life. Many different people come to us with all different types of jewelry pieces. Regardless of who it is or what they're selling, our customers can count on us to provide professional service while paying the highest prices for the jewelry that we buy. If you're looking for the right place to sell your jewelry based on its true value, Hilltop Pawn in Virginia Beach should be your very next stop.

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How to Sell Jewelry

Hilltop Pawn is a family-owned jewelry store and pawn shop. We have years experience selling high-end, reasonably priced jewelry in the Virginia Beach community. We're also highly experienced at buying pre-owned jewelry; after all, buying estate pieces of all types is how we're able to maintain the unique and vast selection that our jewelry customers have come to expect from us.


If you want to sell jewelry -- whether you have an old gold ring or entire collections of modern designer jewelry -- you've come to the right place. Even if it's your first visit to Hilltop Pawn, we'll treat you like family and walk you through the entire process of how to sell jewelry for high prices, all without any type of hassle!


Options for Selling Jewelry

Before we tell you how to sell jewelry to us, it's only fair to let you know about some of your other options for selling fine estate jewelry. You may be able to find a local jeweler that will let you put your jewelry on consignment. You may get a fair price this way, but it often takes quite some time to actually sell your piece. In the meantime, you have to sit around waiting, wondering whether or not your jewelry will sell, and when.


Nowadays, using the internet might seem like the best way to sell unwanted items from your jewelry box, like an old engagement ring or a few family heirlooms. Using an online marketplace can be a hassle, and it often requires taking pictures of your jewelry, writing up a description, and chatting with people who may or may not be serious about actually buying your jewelry. Then, there's the whole aspect of meeting a stranger to make the sale, if it gets that far.


There are online buyers who you can send your jewelry to, and some of them have a decent reputation. Still, this isn't without risks, and you may have to wait to get paid for your jewelry, too. This often isn't the best way to get the most value for your jewelry.


Finally, there's the option to sell your jewelry to one of the local pawn shops, like Hilltop Pawn. This allows you to sell your jewelry for higher prices in many cases. It's the best way to sell your jewelry immediately and to get paid in cash. Plus, if you're like many, you still might prefer working with a local business when you can. If you're like so many of the customers who walk through our doors, getting a competitive offer for your used jewelry from a pawn shop is a really good option.


How to Sell Jewelry at a Pawn Shop

Because selling jewelry to a pawn shop is often the best way to sell jewelry, your next question is probably: "How do I sell jewelry at a pawn shop?" When you use our pawn shop as your Hampton Roads diamond buyer and jewelry buyer, selling unwanted gold and designer pieces is a breeze.


All you have to do is bring yourself, your jewelry, and your ID to get started. Of course, if you have any original boxes or paperwork for your jewelry, you can certainly bring it in -- this can help you get the highest cash value. It simply isn't necessary, though.


Once you're here, we'll provide you with the knowledgeable service that we're known for. We'll need to have possession of your jewelry for a few minutes so we can assess its value. It's still yours until you decide to sell to us, and we'll handle it carefully.


​In just a few minutes, we'll come back with an offer for your high-end jewelry. If you don't like the offer, that's fine. You've only lost a few minutes of your time, and you'll get your jewelry back right then. If you do like your offer -- as so many people who visit our store do -- then you'll get paid on the spot. There has never been an easier, faster, or less stressful way to sell pre-owned fine jewelry.


How Much Can I Get for My Jewelry?

​The monetary value of jewelry really does vary so much. If you've ever bought jewelry for yourself, you likely know this. You can purchase cheap costume jewelry for next to nothing, or you can spend hundreds of thousands -- or even millions -- of dollars on fine jewelry with large and rare diamonds. Just as value varies when you're shopping for jewelry, it varies when you're selling it, too. If you really want to know how much would be a fair offer for your jewelry, we recommend that you take advantage of our decades of experience by coming to us for a jewelry appraisal.


Brand, Style, or Type

When you bring in your collection of jewelry to sell, we'll take a minute to briefly look over each piece. The first thing we'll look at is the brand, style, or type of jewelry that you're bringing in.

As you might know, some jewelry buyers are more well-known and popular than others. If you have designer jewelry from one of the major jewelry designers -- or any other well-known designer -- the value of your item may be even higher!

  • Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Tiffany & Co.

  • Harry Winston

  • David Webb

  • David Yurman

  • Patek Philippe

Vintage or Antique Jewelry

There's a huge demand for modern, trendy, and designer jewelry here at Hilltop Pawn. However, many of our customers prefer authentic vintage or antique jewelry. There's no reason to buy vintage-inspired pieces when you can get the real thing here!


To keep up with the demand for older pieces in our store, we are antique jewelry buyers. We're always looking to buy estate jewelry pieces. Because truly old pieces that are in excellent condition are sometimes hard to come by, they are often worth much more money. Bring your vintage and antique pieces to us for a free appraisal.


Precious Metals and Stones

Gold jewelry has value because of the gold it's made from. The same is true for platinum or sterling silver jewelry. If your jewelry has one or more precious stones -- including diamonds, amethysts, emeralds, or rubies -- your piece's current market value will be that much higher.


Current Market Conditions

Current market conditions do affect jewelry value. For example, when you're selling gold jewelry for its melt value, the current value of gold is considered during the valuation process. Like pretty much every other metal in existence, the value of gold does go up and down based on market conditions. Also, other conditions -- like what is and isn't trendy and popular -- may impact your offer when you sell your pre-owned jewelry.


Best Place to Sell Jewelry

Even though you have different options for selling jewelry, one of the best places to go to make the sale is a superior pawn shop like Hilltop Pawn. Our store front is located right here in Virginia Beach. Because we are a premier jeweler -- both for buying and selling jewelry -- making a great offer, maintaining an inviting atmosphere, and giving you great customer service are all top priorities for us.


Sell Your Jewelry Fast in Virginia Beach

You'll be shocked by just how fast the entire process of selling your jewelry really is. That's true at Hilltop Pawn, where we value your time and do what we can to get you an immediate payment, all without wasting your time. Of course, we'll need to take a few minutes so we can accurately and thoroughly assess the value of each piece of gold or silver jewelry that you bring in. Because of our many years of experience with valuing jewelry just like yours, though, it doesn't take us any time at all. Once you accept our offer for your jewelry, the rest takes no time, and you'll have cash in your hand right away.


We Buy All Jewelry

We pay top dollar for all different types of jewelry here. There's no need to go to different jewelry stores or to work with different individual buyers. Instead, you can sell each piece of jewelry that you no longer want at one time, right here. These are just some of the jewelry items that we'll pay great prices for:

  • Designer jewelry

  • Platinum jewelry

  • Sterling silver jewelry

  • White gold jewelry

  • Diamond engagement rings

  • Diamond ring

  • Loose diamonds

  • Vintage jewelry

  • Tennis bracelets

  • Old wedding ring

  • Luxury watches

  • Antique rings

  • Wedding bands

  • Old engagement rings

In addition to buying all different types of jewelry, we are also gold buyers! This means that our knowledgeable staff will make you an offer on any type of gold that you have, even if it's a gold coin or dental gold. If you have both unwanted jewelry and unwanted gold that you want to sell, you can handle the whole process at one time. We'll offer you competitive prices for everything you bring in to our local store. We offer the best option for selling both jewelry and other gold items, and you don't have to worry about dealing with mail-in secondhand precious metals dealers. Instead, you can keep everything local, all while dealing with a family business.


Get the Most Cash for Your Jewelry Here

Preowned jewelry fetches higher rates at Hilltop Pawn. Whether you're selling broken jewelry for its scrap value, or if you are selling high demand designer items in excellent condition, we'll pay you an honest price. Because we are a full service jewelry store -- in addition to being a pawn shop -- we are well aware of just how valuable the perfect piece of jewelry really is. We want you to leave satisfied after having a great experience with us, so we'll offer you the best price for your jewelry. When you choose us as your professional jewelry buyer, you never have to worry about getting paid the minimum price, like at some local jewelry stores and pawn shops.


Best Pawn Shop in Town

Any time you're visiting a pawn shop, it's ideal to work with industry experts with wide product assortments, high payouts, and reasonable prices for items being sold. You can find all of those things and more at Hilltop Pawn in Virginia Beach. We truly are the best pawn shop in the Hampton Roads area!


Also, don't forget where it all started! Even though Hilltop Pawn has been a fixture in Virginia Beach since 2010, our story starts well before that. Our sister store, Greenbrier Pawn, was first established in Chesapeake, Virginia, in 1996. As you can see, we have many years of experience in the pawn and jewelry industry. Visit either of our sister stores to get paid the most money for your jewelry, or to enjoy the best pawn shop services in general.


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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