January 8, 2016
…And avoid dealing with disappointment
Estate jewelry, simply put, is the term for pieces of jewelry that have been pre-owned prior to your purchase. The term has no age requirements, like “antique” (100 years) or “vintage” (20 years). Buying pre-owned jewelry can be a hassle, especially when it comes to finding a reputable dealer to buy from or sell to. To help ensure you don’t waste time with a dishonest dealer, we’ve compiled some tips on how to find a reputable dealer when shopping for estate jewelry.
If you’re buying or selling a piece of estate jewelry, it always helps to have some prior knowledge of what your pieces are worth: a rough self-appraisal, so to speak. Do your research, walk ...