Silver Buyers Guide: Know Your Sterling Silver's Worth

April 16th, 2024

Selling Sterling Silver? Get Your Buyer's Guide Now


Have you accumulated various silver items over the years - jewelry, coins, bars or silverware sets - that are now just collecting dust? Instead of letting them sit idle, why not turn those silver valuables into cash? The experts at specialize in helping people profitably liquidate their unwanted silver possessions.

As a leading online buyer of precious metals like sterling silver, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to accurately appraising and pricing silver items for sale. Their gemologists and metals experts are highly trained in assessing jewelry for silver content and gemstone quality. They also have a deep understanding of evaluating the numismatic premiums for rare, collectible silver coins and bars.

Perhaps most importantly, has built a strong reputation on consistently offering maximum payouts that align with the latest real-time silver market prices. By continuously monitoring and updating their pricing data, they ensure sellers receive the fairest, most up-to-date valuations possible.

Used US Silver Dollar from 1886 for Silver Buyer
Pre-owned 1886 S Silver Dollar toned, MS 64, NGC graded

What truly sets this company apart is their commitment to making the sales process as seamless, secure and transparent as possible for clients. It begins with their convenient online platform for requesting a free, no-obligation price quote - simply provide details on the items you wish to sell. Within 48 hours, you'll receive a firm cash offer from their experts.

Accept it, and will handle every other aspect like coordinating free, insured shipping and securely processing your payment via check, bank transfer or your preferred method. No more dealing with uncertainties or complex logistics when selling silver.

For those seeking to finally profit from silver valuables they no longer need, provides a smart, hassle-free solution backed by decades of experience and customer-first service. Get started today by requesting a free, no-obligation quote on your items!  

Understanding What Determines Sterling Silver Value

Used John Hardy Batu Naga Lariat necklace for Silver Buyer
Pre-owned John Hardy Batu Naga Lariat necklace in sterling silver

When selling silver items, it's crucial to understand the key factors that determine their accurate value. This allows you to secure the best possible price and return on your items:

Silver Purity - The more pure and higher the silver content, the greater the intrinsic worth and value per ounce. .925 sterling silver and .999 fine silver bullion pieces command top premiums over silver-plated or mixed alloy items.

Current Market Sterling Silver Price - The value of any silver piece directly correlates to the daily fluctuating "spot price" of silver on global markets. Staying updated on these market rates and pricing your items accordingly is critical.

Item Weight - Silver prices are determined by the total weight in troy ounces or grams. Heavier items logically contain more silver content than lighter pieces.

Used John Hardy Icon bracelet in pave diamonds for Silver Buyer
Used John Hardy Icon bracelet in sterling silver with 0.24 carat in pave diamonds

Value - For rare, antique, proof or collectible silver coins, bars and rounds, the premium numismatic value to collectors can far surpass the simple melt value of the silver content.

Condition - Well-maintained, undamaged silver jewelry and items in pristine condition will be priced higher than those that are heavily worn, scratched, tarnished or require restoration.

Brand & Craftsmanship - Designer silver jewelry from renowned luxury brands like Tiffany, Cartier or David Yurman can demand higher prices due to the prestigious name and quality standards. Handmade artisan silver items may also fetch premiums.  

Why Sell Your Silver to

You may decide to cash in on your silver items quickly and securely. In these situations, an online precious metals buyer like can offer distinct advantages over other options:

Reputation & Trust - Reliability and trustworthiness are paramount when selling valuable silver items. has built a stellar reputation over decades of service, becoming a trusted beacon for secure precious metals transactions.

Expertise - Our team includes gemologists and seasoned precious metals experts highly trained in accurate appraisals, grading and assessing the true worth of any silver item or jewelry piece.

Transparency & Fair Pricing - maintains a firm commitment to ethical practices. Our transparent pricing structure ties offers directly to up-to-the-minute silver spot prices, and our gemologists objectively grade and value precious metals and gemstone components using industry -standards.

Positive Reviews - We boast numerous 5-star reviews praising our straightforward, convenient selling process and the top-dollar values customers receive for their silver and precious metal items.

Used John Hardy Kali necklace in sterling silver for Silver Buyer
Used John Hardy Kali necklace in sterling silver

The Simple, Secure Selling Process

From your first point of contact to getting paid, strives to make the process of selling your silver quick, convenient and secure:

Free Quote Request - Visit our user-friendly website and complete our simple online form with details about your silver jewelry, coins, bars or flatware you wish to sell. Attach descriptive photos to aid our evaluation.

Appraisal & Offer - Our experts will carefully assess the specifics, silver purity, weight, condition and any rare/numismatic characteristics to calculate the up-to-the-minute melt or numismatic market value. We'll respond with a firm cash offer within 48 hours.

Used Art Nouveau "Francis I" Sterling Silver Serving Bowl for Silver Buyer
Pre-owned Art Nouveau "Francis I" Sterling Silver Serving Bowl patented in 1907 by Reed and Barton

Shipping - If you accept our offer, we'll provide detailed instructions on how to package your items safely and a prepaid, shipping label.

Final Appraisal & Payment - Once your silver piece(s) arrive at our secure facility, our veteran gemologists and precious metals experts will conduct a final, thorough analysis to verify the details and condition match the original evaluation. If everything checks out, we'll promptly pay you via your 

Preferred method - bank transfer, check or other.

Throughout this process, you can contact our customer service team by phone, email or chat with any questions. We pride ourselves on clear communication and keeping you informed every step of the way.

Used Frank M. Whiting 5 pieces tea set for Silver Buyer
Pre-owned Frank M. Whiting 5 pieces hand chased heavy sterling silver tea set.

Get Started Selling Your Sterling Silver Now!

If you have silver jewelry, flatware sets, coins, ingots or any other silver valuables lying around, let the specialists at help you convert them into cash safely and profitably. Our long-standing reputation, precious metals expertise and secure selling process ensure you'll receive the maximum deserved amount.

Get started by requesting your free, no-obligation quote online today! Our friendly staff is ready to evaluate your items and make you a top-dollar cash offer. In many cases we can complete the entire selling transaction within just a week or two. Don't let old silver items just collect dust - put their value in your pocket instead by selling to


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Meet Claudine Faifer: Estate Jewelry & Sterling Silver Specialist

Meet Claudine Faifer an estate jewelry, watch and sterling silver specialist with a professional career spanning over 50 years, including an impressive 30 years career at Gray and Sons Jewelers, the premier destination for selling, buying, repairing and consigning luxury watches and estate jewelry… Discover the Expertise of Claudine Faifer in Estate Jewelry




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