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Sell My Engagement Ring to a Pawn Shop

If you have diamond jewelry that you want to sell -- such as if you have an old engagement ring that you don't want anymore -- you should think about selling to a pawn shop. In particular, selling to a pawn shop that is a bit more like a local jewelry store is your best bet. We'll help you get the absolute best cash return, and we'll make the entire process easy! Visit us to get your immediate cash offer on your unwanted engagement ring. Soon, you'll see why many see us as the best diamond buyers in the Hampton Roads area!


Why Sell Your Engagement Ring?

People sell their engagement rings for many reasons. You might have recently ended your relationship, and now, you could be hoping to recoup some of your money from the ring. You might have decided to upgrade to a bigger and better ring, and selling your current ring for as much money as possible can help you get the money you need for a nicer ring from one of the leading bridal jewelry brands. You might just be short on cash, and you probably know that selling your engagement ring to one of the local pawn shops is a great way to get the money that you need, fast.


You could be wondering if it's financially worth it to sell your engagement ring. Your piece of jewelry might have been pretty expensive, and you could be worried about whether or not you'll get paid fairly. Of course, this depends on where and how you sell your ring. If you look for the right potential buyers, you will likely be paid handsomely for your diamond engagement ring. If you're looking to get some cash fast, you will probably find that selling your engagement ring makes sense. This is especially true if you find a buyer that will pay you a higher price.


Why is a Pawn Shop the Best Place to Sell Your Engagement Ring?

There are various jewelry and diamond buyers out there. Of them all, if you're hoping to get the best price and enjoy the easiest selling experience, a pawn shop will likely be your best bet! If you've never worked with a pawn shop to sell unwanted diamonds, we think you'll enjoy the great service and easy business transaction when you try it for the first time! Soon, it'll be your favorite way to sell unwanted gold and diamond jewelry, from engagement rings to many other items of value.


There are a few reasons to consider a pawn shop as the potential buyer of your engagement ring. First, if you find a pawnbroker who is also an experienced diamond dealer, you can often get the highest prices. You'll generally get a free appraisal, so you can get an offer on your jewelry piece without obligation, cost, or hassle.


Many like selling to a local jeweler and pawnbroker because they can avoid online auction sites. An online auction site, online buyer, or online marketplace might seem like a good option for selling, but you have to be careful about scams. You might not find a buyer right away; in fact, it might take quite some time before you'll find a jewelry buyer online. Then, you'll have to ship the ring and potentially wait for a payment. If you'd like to sell your diamond ring as fast as possible, and if you'd like to get paid as soon as you can, a pawn shop is likely your best choice.


A pawn shop will also typically buy more than just unwanted engagement rings. At Hilltop Pawn, for example, we buy antique jewelry, diamond bracelets, wedding bands, diamond earrings, luxury timepieces, and more. You can sell everything at once and get a good offer for each piece, all while working with a local family business instead of an unknown online buyer.


Plus, a pawn shop is a good option because we offer other services, too. For example, if you don't actually want to sell diamonds but want to use your diamond to borrow some cash, we can actually help! Online buyers typically aren't going to do that, but we'll let you use the value of your ring (based on the quality of the diamond ring you bring in) as collateral for a loan!


Hilltop Pawn and Jewelry: The Best Pawn Shop for Selling Your Ring

In general, selling an unwanted engagement ring to a pawn shop is a great way to get rid of it. Of course, you should choose the best pawn shop to sell to, first! Some pawn shops have more of a focus on jewelry than others, and when you're selling a ring, going with one of these pawn shops is the right choice.


​Why? Well, some pawnbrokers are more experienced jewelry buyers than others. This matters for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, a pawnbroker who puts a major focus on jewelry in their shop is going to have a lot more experience. This means they can accurately assess your jewelry both more quickly and more accurately. Additionally, a pawnbroker who likes to keep a nice selection of jewelry in their shop will typically offer you the most money for your jewelry. After all, they'll want you to take the offer and sell your ring to them, rather than someone else.


For all of these reasons, Hilltop Pawn is your best choice if you're looking for local jewelers and pawnbrokers who will buy your engagement ring. Because our shop is a little more like a high-end jewelry store than just a typical pawn shop, we present the best option for selling your engagement ring in Virginia Beach.


We're also conveniently located right here in Virginia Beach, so if you live in the area, stopping by should be fast and easy. We're industry professionals who are focused on customer satisfaction, and even though we're diamond experts, we're still a small, family-owned local business.


If you're in Chesapeake and don't feel like driving to Virginia Beach, we offer another option for selling your engagement ring, too! Visit Greenbrier Pawn, our Chesapeake location, which has been open since 1996. You'll get a competitive offer on your engagement ring at either shop, so just visit the one that is most convenient for you. Either way, we're ready to make you a good deal, and we'll help you have a good time during the selling process, too!


What is the Process of Selling a Ring to a Pawn Shop?

When selling an engagement ring or diamond wedding ring to Hilltop Pawn, the process is very easy. First, you'll need to grab your ring. You don't have to worry about cleaning it or anything before you bring it in; we'll make you a fair offer regardless, and we'll take care of any cleaning and repairs that are necessary after we buy it. Then, just drive to our Virginia Beach location. Alternatively, you can visit our sister store in Chesapeake, Greenbrier Pawn, if it's the more convenient location for you.


Once you get here, walk in and chat with our friendly and intelligent staff. Let them know that you're interested in selling your engagement ring. One of our staff members will carefully assess your ring and determine how much its resale value is. Then, they'll make you an offer.

You don't have to worry about leaving the ring with us to value; we'll look at it on the spot, and the process really doesn't take long. While your ring is being valued, you can spend a few minutes looking at our jewelry cases and the other inventory that we have in stock. We always have interesting and unique pieces here for you to look at!


Once you've gotten and accepted your offer, you'll just need to hand over your state-issued ID, and we'll count out the cash for you. It really is that fast and simple. In fact, it's probably the fastest and easiest way to sell your old ring, and it's a great option if you're hoping to get your ring sold today.


How Much Will I Get for My Engagement Ring?

You're likely hoping to get a high price for your engagement ring. Who wouldn't want to get paid as much as possible? That's why we're the right buyer for your ring. If you're curious about how much you will get for different types of bridal jewelry, the best way to get an answer to your question is to stop by for a fair cash offer. There are a few things we'll look at when valuing your engagement ring. Rest assured, we'll perform a thorough and accurate evaluation on your ring!


These are some of the things that will impact our final offer:

●      What is your ring made from? Platinum and gold rings are particularly valuable, but we do buy rings made from other precious metals, too!

●      Is your diamond authentic, or does your ring feature lab-grown diamonds?

●      What is the carat weight of your diamond?

●      What is the color, cut, and clarity of your diamond?

●      Does your ring feature other valuable gemstones?

●      Is your piece made by one of the popular designer jewelry brands?

●      Is your ring a rare antique or vintage piece?

●      What is the current market rate of gold (or whatever precious metal your ring is made from)?

As you can see, there are a few things that a professional diamond buyer has to look at when valuing and making an offer on a diamond ring. If you're worried that it will take a long time, though, don't be. Because of our many years of experience in the industry, we can assess jewelry pieces in no time. You'll get an offer on the spot and immediate payment if you decide to sell!


Alternatives to Selling Your Engagement Ring

At Hilltop Pawn, we offer a couple of alternatives to selling your engagement ring. If you don't really need the cash but also don't need or want your ring anymore, ask us about a trade! 


Basically, if you have pre-owned jewelry that you no longer want, you can get a store credit here at Hilltop Pawn, based on the value of your ring or other jewelry. The appraisal process is the same as if we were buying it, but we'll put the money toward the jewelry that you want! We have a great selection of large diamonds, dazzling necklaces, beautiful bracelets, and designer jewelry. You're sure to find something that you'd love to put in your jewelry box, and your unwanted ring will help you buy it without having to pay as much out of pocket.


If you're short on cash but would like to get your ring back at some point (such as if it's a family heirloom or is otherwise very important to you), we actually offer a solution for you, too. Our pawn loans make it possible for you to use the value of your diamond ring as collateral for a no credit check loan. Yes, we'll hold on to your ring until you come to repay us, but once you do, you'll get your ring back. If you decide at any point that you don't actually want your ring back, you don't have to repay anything, and your credit score will never be affected! Our short-term loans are the best deal for someone who wants to take out a loan but who wouldn't easily qualify or who just doesn't want a big hassle. We'll make you a great offer for your pawn loan, and we'll help you every step of the way!


If you're looking for the easiest way to sell your engagement ring, look no further than your local pawn shop. At Hilltop Pawn, we have been engagement ring buyers for a long time. We know the true value of fine jewelry, and we're always willing to pay a fair price for it. Why work with online buyers when you can work with a local family-owned business? Visit us today to find out why we're the best place in Virginia Beach to sell previously-owned diamond rings! We'll do everything we can to help you have a great experience.

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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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