Buying Estate Jewelry: What You Need to Know

May 31st, 2019

A great option for adding unique items to your jewelry collection is to buy estate jewelry. Beautiful estate necklaces and estate engagement rings often are rare pieces and will earn you compliments for a lifetime. Come see us at Floyd & Green for a great selection of estate jewelry hand-picked by our expert Appraiser. If you are considering buying estate jewelry, here are some tips:

Make sure the seller is reputable. Ask for recommendations and conduct online searches.

Make sure the piece is authentic. Estate necklaces and estate engagement rings can have false quality stamps, so have a professional jeweler authenticate the piece. Our certified gemologist authenticates every piece before it is put in our estate case.

Estate jewelry does not need to look old. Jewelry that has been worn for years will have signs of wear, however Floyd and Green Jewelers refurbishes all estate pieces we sell to like new quality.

Research the value. Estate jewelry is frequently one of a kind and the price can reflect that. At Floyd and Green, every piece of estate jewelry we sell has been inspected by our certified gemologist in order to find the most fair and accurate prices for our customers. Due to estate jewelry being “used”, all Floyd and Green estate jewelry is sold at 40% off of the appraised retail price.

The jewelers at Floyd & Green have years of training and experience to help you pick out the perfect piece of estate jewelry at the right price. Come see us today for estate jewelry and other pieces that have been hand-picked and researched by professional jewelers.