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Best Diamond Buyer in Chesapeake

You may have an old engagement ring that you're ready to sell, or you might have a collection of fine estate jewelry that you're interested in getting rid of. Naturally, getting paid the highest price is probably the most important thing to your bottom line. Finding a reputable diamond buyer that will pay you what you deserve for your piece of jewelry might seem tough. If you're located in Hampton Roads, though, it's much easier than you think. You can get paid top diamond prices by simply visiting Greenbrier Pawn, right here in Chesapeake. We're looking forward to making a deal!


What is the Best Way to Sell My Diamond in Chesapeake?

There are various individuals and companies who will purchase diamond wedding bands and other diamond jewelry. You might be thinking about stopping by a local jewelry store to make the sale, but be aware that many jewelry stores will only offer the option to put your diamond jewelry on consignment. If you want to sell today, a regular mall jewelry store might not be the right buyer.


Some people have success selling their previously-owned diamond rings and other jewelry on the private market, and there are websites where you can list and sell your jewelry. That's often not the best way to sell an old ring or diamond jewelry, though. The main reason is because the entire process can be time-consuming. Selling privately is risky, and it's not always your option for getting the absolute best cash return, either.


If you're curious about the best way to sell your diamond in Chesapeake, we suggest selling to the right pawn shop. Wondering why selling to one of the local pawn shops may be your best bet? These are just a few reasons:

●      Sell your diamond on the spot, with no wait to get paid. You'll be paid your immediate cash offer the same day.

●      Get a fair cash offer from someone who is knowledgeable about diamonds.

●      Avoid potential scams from sites like Craig's List or Facebook.

●      You can sell all of your unwanted pre-owned jewelry pieces at one time! This is a good way to get more money at once, and handling the business transaction on the spot speeds things up. Bring us any and all unwanted pieces from your jewelry box, and a good pawn shop will give you an accurate evaluation and a great final offer for each piece.

If you have never visited a pawn shop to buy, sell, or take out a loan before, you're really missing out. Once you see how easy it is to sell your diamond jewelry to a pawn shop, you'll soon see that your local pawn shop is a great place for a variety of services. Specifically, it's a good idea to visit a pawn shop instead of using online buyers, since you can avoid scams and get paid right away!


Why Sell My Diamond to Greenbrier Pawn?

Sure, you might already know that selling to a pawn shop is a good way to get rid of all types of bridal jewelry and unwanted diamonds, but you may not know which pawn shop to visit. If you're in or around Hampton Roads, we suggest Greenbrier Pawn, right here in Chesapeake. Here's why:

●      We're conveniently located in Chesapeake, and we have a sister store in Virginia Beach that you can visit, too.

●      We have years of experience with diamonds and fine jewelry. Unlike some pawn stores, we understand the true value of the diamond jewelry that our customers bring us.

●      We're always interested in buying jewelry. Some pawn shops focus more on other inventory, but jewelry is one of the main things that we buy and sell here. This will help you get a great price, based on your diamond jewelry's market value.

●      We'll do a free appraisal on your diamond on the spot, and there's no obligation to sell.

As you can probably see, if you're looking for the best option for enjoying the highest prices and best customer service when selling your diamond jewelry, Greenbrier Pawn is the place to go. We are a family-owned company, but we have decades of experience in the diamond industry. Visit us instead of other pawn shops when you're looking for a reasonable quote for an older or new diamond on the secondary market.


What Kinds of Diamonds Can I Sell?

Many people come to us to sell an unwanted diamond ring, like an engagement ring. However, as your local pawn shop and jewelry store, we are involved in all aspects of the jewelry industry. As a diamond dealer, we will buy any jewelry piece that has a diamond. In fact, we even buy loose diamonds and other valuable loose stones. Bring any unwanted diamond jewelry that you want to sell, and we'll pay you good money for each piece!

●      Diamond wedding ring

●      Antique jewelry

●      Designer jewelry

●      Loose diamonds

●      Wedding rings

●      Diamond earrings

●      Diamond bracelets

●      Antique diamonds

●      Engagement rings

We also buy other jewelry, luxury watches, and more. Bring your high quality jewelry and timepieces to us, and you'll get the most money for them!


How Much Will I Get for My Diamond?

You're likely hoping to get the best price for your diamond, and you're probably a little curious about just how much you'll make. Resale value on diamond jewelry varies. We'll always offer you top dollar, but as a diamond specialist, we will have to look over your jewelry before we can determine the value of your ring or other piece.


We ask that you visit Greenbrier Pawn when you are ready to get a quote. There are simply too many things that impact value, so we can't accurately value your jewelry over the phone. Plus, once you're here, the selling process will happen quickly if you decide to accept our offer. When you come in, we'll look at a few things to determine the value and quality of the diamond jewelry that you bring in.


What Are You Selling?

First, we will determine the specific item that you're selling. We're able to pay great money for loose diamonds and scrap precious metals, but you may get even more for jewelry pieces that can be resold and worn as-is! On the other hand, the value of things like unwanted gold depend on current market values, weight, and gold purity.


How Much is the Diamond Worth?

We will take a few minutes to perform a diamond evaluation on your diamond. If your piece has multiple diamonds, we will assess each one. We'll look at color, cut, clarity, and carat weight, which are known as the four C's. This might sound complex, but as an experienced local jeweler, we are able to perform these assessments in no time. Naturally, you'll get offered higher prices for pieces with big diamonds that are of a great quality. However, even jewelry with smaller diamonds or diamonds that aren't of the best quality is still valuable.


For example, we will determine the carat weight of your diamond, since this has a big impact on how much it's worth. We will look at other diamond characteristics, such as what cut the diamond is. Many people don't realize it, but diamond cut has a big impact on how much the diamond is worth. Round diamonds require a lot of waste during the cutting process, so they're the most expensive. You can still get paid handsomely for other cuts of diamonds, too, such as princess-cut or oval-cut diamonds.


We also look for inclusions or imperfections in your diamond, which we do under a microscope. Sometimes, diamonds look pretty perfect with the naked eye, but imperfections can impact their value. With clear diamonds, just how colorless the diamond is impacts its value, too; the more colorless diamonds are worth more than those that have a yellow or brown hue to them, for example.


It's okay if you don't know much about your diamond or how it rates in regards to the 4 C's. We'll look it over and make this determination. If you have any questions about how much your diamond is worth or why we are offering the amount we're offering, we would be more than happy to let you know. We always encourage you to ask questions when you come to us; after all, transparency and great customer service are both incredibly important to us here at Greenbrier Pawn.


What Precious Metals Make Up Your Jewelry?

Precious gemstones like diamonds typically make up the bulk of the value of a piece of jewelry. However, other components of your jewelry impact its value, too. For example, platinum and gold with a high purity level (such as 18K gold vs 10K gold) is typically more valuable. Sterling silver jewelry can be quite valuable, but it's usually not as valuable as gold jewelry, unless it has a much bigger diamond. The good news is that we can easily assess the precious metal that your ring is made from. Then, we'll offer you the best deal while keeping this -- as well as other things -- in mind.


What's the Overall Condition of Your Piece?

Perhaps you haven't sold your diamond jewelry yet because it's in less than pristine condition. Don't worry! Even if your jewelry isn't in great shape, it's still valuable. After all, the diamond and precious metals alone have value, even if the jewelry doesn't look great anymore. Plus, we offer in-house jewelry repair services, so we're prepared to repair your jewelry if necessary before selling it.


Even though it's true that we will buy diamond jewelry that isn't in great condition, as you can probably imagine, condition does impact value. If we have to spend time and money repairing a piece before we can sell it, we obviously have to keep that in mind when making an offer. Still, even if your jewelry is not in great shape, bring it to our family-owned business, and we'll make you a good offer on the spot!


Can I Use My Diamond for a Pawn Loan?

At Greenbrier Pawn, we aren't just jewelry buyers -- we also offer pawn loans on diamonds and other items of value, too. If you're looking for the easiest way to take out a loan, we think you'll be pleased by our loan process. There really isn't an easier way today to borrow large sums of money than to use your diamond as collateral for one of our pawn loans. There's no credit check required for our short-term loans. Bring your jewelry to us today, and we'll answer your questions and assist you with your cash loan.


One of our loans is a great idea if your diamond jewelry has a lot of sentimental value, or if you just simply don't really want to sell. Just make sure you repay your loan on time (or ask for an extension) to ensure that you get your diamond jewelry back! If you decide you don't want your piece back, it's no problem; your credit score won't be affected and you won't owe us anything.


As you can see, if you're looking for the best place to sell your diamond engagement ring -- or any other diamond -- in the Chesapeake area, we have you covered. Use Greenbrier Pawn as your diamond buyers and local jewelers, and you won't regret it. Stop by when you can, and we'll be happy to take a look at your diamond jewelry and make you an offer on the spot. It's always a great experience when you work with Greenbrier Pawn in Chesapeake, Virginia.


Ask Us About a Pawn Loan Instead

A Pawn Loan lets you keep your valuables

If you would prefer not to lose your items, you can always ask us about a Pawn Loan. The process is similar to selling an item, but instead of keeping it, we’ll just hold it as collateral. Then, you’ll be able to retrieve your item when you come in and pay off your loan. This is a good option for those who need money now but who don’t want to sell their items permanently. If you later decide that you do not want your item back, however, you can simply leave it with us and forget about paying back the loan. There are no negative repercussions for doing so, and you can always come back in later to make another sale or take out another loan with no problems.

Contact Us with Questions

Please don't hesitate to hit the call now button to ask any questions you might have. Our daughter Nina runs not only this store but all three and will gladly spend some time explaining how everything works. Call and ask for her right now.

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