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    • gem_sweetie
    • By gem_sweetie 13th Jan 19, 1:14 PM
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    Selling platinum and diamond wedding rings
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    • 13th Jan 19, 1:14 PM
    Selling platinum and diamond wedding rings 13th Jan 19 at 1:14 PM
    I have wedding, engagement and eternity rings (all platinum and diamond) to sell due to going through divorce. Can anyone advise where the best place to sell is, please?
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    • Grumpelstiltskin
    • By Grumpelstiltskin 13th Jan 19, 1:19 PM
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    You do realize you are not going to get anything like you think they are worth.


    Start with taking them to a proper jeweller ( not one of the high street chains ) and see what they say about their value.
    • Primrose
    • By Primrose 14th Jan 19, 5:32 PM
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    Hang onto them if you're selling them just because of the divorce.

    If you're starting off life as a single woman they may represent a source of emergency money you may need later on.
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 14th Jan 19, 6:31 PM
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    Id reconsider selling them but see how much they would be worth if as suggested you need them in an emergency.
    • Fireflyaway
    • By Fireflyaway 14th Jan 19, 6:59 PM
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    To go a few independent jewellers to see what they will give you. I sold a few gold rings and was surprised how little I got for them. I was given 40 for a ring that cost 120 and I think it was about 80 for a ring that cost 300.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 14th Jan 19, 7:41 PM
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    The mark up on new jewellery is known to be very high, so secondhand value will be comparatively low. Unless of high value or antique, most gold rings will go for scrap, so you may only get scrap gold price, but I do not know if platinum would be treated similarly. The actual stones may or may not be valuable.
    Last edited by lincroft1710; 14-01-2019 at 7:44 PM.
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