Sell Gold Jewellery
Simply put, we pay the best prices for unwanted and pre-owned jewellery. We have worked hard to make sure that we offer all customer top rates for their gold, and have developed a system that keeps you in control and up to date with every stage of your sale. We pay based on the gold content of an item, and according to our customer reviews we consistently beat jewellery shop prices and prices for buying gold jewellery. In the last few years with the gold price being so high most traders will only price your item based on its gold content, and not on its potentially resale value. It’s therefore always important to remember that the value of your item in most cases is the gold in your item, and we pay the best prices for gold – it really is that simple!
If you are looking to sell a large quantity of high carat un-hallmarked gold jewellery, we will usually be able to test this with our XRF Anaylsis machines, however, in some instance we may need to melt your items. Our melt process is done on site in our fully equipped melting lab and provide us the most accurate assessmen of the metal purity. If your items do require a melt, rest assured there is no charge for this, and we commit to making a same-day payment guarantee.
How will my jewellery be tested?
We use acid testing and filing, which involves filing into the item to scratch the surface, and appling a dab of acid to the metal. This is one of the oldest and most reliable initial testing of the major carats that most jewellery is manufactured in. The acid reactions will confirm 9ct, 14ct, 18ct, 22ct. All our counter staff are trained to be experts in gold buying, this is their profession and they are arguably the best in the business at what they do. However, we also home some of the best technical equipment for testing metal, including XRF analysis and full assay ability. Please note we do not value stones and all stones that are left in your jewellery will be removed and could leave your item broken. Under no circumstances is it possible to get these stones returned. Please read our helpful article about destructive testing. By using destructive testing methods it allows us to accurately assess the gold and pay our customers the best price for their pre-owned jewellery.
Why sell gold jewellery to Hatton Garden Metals?
We understand that selling your gold may seem like a scary though - our ethos is honesty, and full transparency in every stage of your transaction. We promise to do our best to offer you a great customer service and always the best price. At HGM there will always be a friendly voice at the end of the phone or an email that can provide you with any information you may need. If you would like a little further reassurance, why not check out the 1000’s of reviews on FreeIndex, or visit the Money Saving Expert website. In an undercover survey in carried out by Martin Lewis, we were ranked the UK’s Number 1 postal gold company. We hope that once you have used us, you will join the thousands of others to review our services and help us maintain our ‘Excellent’ rating!
Selling jewellery from a Bankruptcy, Probate or Trust
If you are an executor of an estate and are looking to release gold we are able to process your sale in a smooth and efficient manner. We will ask that the Company releasing the asset completes a trade account form. We are able to transfer funds into a client account with a same day payment. Remittance advise is then provided with a breakdown of the items sold. Should you wish to transact with us, please contact our office on 0207 404 4000 and ask for a trade account form.
Sell gold jewellery in-person for cash
If you prefer to sell your scrap gold in-person or to receive cash please visit us.
When coming to sell an item in our store you must bring with you a form of photographic ID such as a Driving License or Passport, without this we will not be able to process your transaction. If you are bringing a photo ID without your address on (such as your passport), we may also need to see proof of address.
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