Gold jewelry can be sold to direct buyers, mail-away operations, pawnshops, gold parties and traditional jewelry stores. Businesses that are Better Business Bureau accredited are the safest type of business to sell to, a... More »

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Jewelry that contains real gold, diamonds and other precious stones, along with good-quality watches, can be sold in a pawn shop, at a jeweler, or online at sites such as Craigslist, Amazon, and eBay. Best practice is to... More »

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One tip for buying jewelry is for the buyer to avoid prestige jeweler names whenever possible. The name of a popular jeweler on silver jewelry may cause the price to skyrocket, even though the buyer could purchase an equ... More »

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Fourteen-karat gold is gold that has been alloyed with equal parts silver and copper in order to provide additional durability and rigidity in jewelry, with the final product containing 58.3 percent gold, by volume. This... More »

One can clean gold jewelry at home with everyday materials, including a toothbrush, dish detergent and water. The overall process is simple and only takes 15 minutes. More »

In addition to standard gold purity markings such as 10K, 14K and so on, real gold jewelry is often stamped with a three-digit code. These codes correlate to the purity of the gold within the piece. Gold marked with the ... More »

Clean tarnish from your pure gold jewelry by immersing the jewelry in warm water with a couple of drops of dish soap and rubbing gently with your fingers or a washcloth. Do not use this method for gold jewelry that incor... More »