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How to Sell Your Gold for the Best Price

East Village Buyers

39 Avenue A New York, NY  10009 United States

Selling gold can be a great way to make extra money, especially if you have old jewelry, coins, or gold bars that you’re not using. However, to get the best price, you need to know where and how to sell your gold effectively. This blog will guide you through the process, providing tips and information to help you maximize your returns.


Why Sell Your Gold to East Village Buyers?


At East Village Buyers, we pride ourselves on being a family-friendly store that provides top-notch customer service. We offer competitive prices and ensure a smooth, transparent transaction process. Here’s why you should consider selling your gold to us:


  • Trusted Local Business: We are a well-known and respected business in the East Village community.
  • Expert Appraisal: Our experienced appraisers will give you a fair and accurate value for your gold.
  • Quick and Easy Process: We make the selling process straightforward and hassle-free.
  • Immediate Payment: Get cash on the spot for your gold.


Types of Gold We Buy


We buy all types of gold, including:


  • Gold Jewelry: Rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and more.
  • Gold Coins: Various gold coins, including rare and collectible ones.
  • Gold Bars: Bullion bars of different weights and purities.
  • Scrap Gold: Broken or damaged gold items.


How to Sell Gold


1.Gather Your Gold Items: Collect all the gold items you want to sell. This can include jewelry, coins, bars, and scrap gold.

2.Research Gold Prices: Check the current market price of gold. Websites like provide up-to-date gold prices.

3.Get Your Gold Appraised: Visit us at East Village Buyers for a free appraisal. Our experts will assess the value based on weight and purity.

4.Decide Where to Sell: You can sell your gold to us directly at our store for immediate cash.

5.Complete the Sale: If you accept our offer, we will pay you cash on the spot.


Understanding Gold Purity


Gold purity is measured in karats (K). Here’s a quick guide:


  • 24K Gold: Pure gold, but very soft and not commonly used for jewelry.
  • 22K Gold: 91.6% pure, commonly used in high-quality jewelry.
  • 18K Gold: 75% pure, durable, and popular for fine jewelry.
  • 14K Gold: 58.3% pure, widely used in the US for jewelry.
  • 10K Gold: 41.7% pure, the minimum standard for gold jewelry in the US.


Selling Different Types of Gold


  • Gold Jewelry: Look for markings that indicate the karat. Items like rings, necklaces, and bracelets can fetch a good price, especially if they are designer pieces.
  • Gold Coins: Collectible coins can be worth more than their gold content. Coins like the American Eagle, Canadian Maple Leaf, and South African Krugerrand are popular.
  • Gold Bars: These are usually sold based on weight and purity. Bullion dealers often offer the best prices.
  • Scrap Gold: Even broken or mismatched gold items have value. We buy scrap gold by weight and purity.


Maximizing Your Returns


  • Keep Gold Clean: Clean your gold items to make them more appealing to buyers.
  • Know Market Trends: Gold prices fluctuate, so try to sell when prices are high.
  • Compare Offers: Don’t settle for the first offer. Get multiple appraisals to ensure you’re getting the best price.


Common Questions About Selling Gold


1.How do I know if my gold is real?

  • Look for hallmarks indicating karat purity, use a magnet (real gold is not magnetic), or get a professional appraisal.

2.Can I sell gold if it’s damaged?

  • Yes, even damaged gold has value and can be sold as scrap.

3.What documents do I need to sell gold?

  • Typically, you need a valid ID. Some states require additional documentation for large transactions.




Selling your gold can be a lucrative way to make extra money, but it’s important to do your research and choose a trustworthy buyer. At East Village Buyers, we offer fair prices, expert appraisals, and a hassle-free selling experience. Whether you have jewelry, coins, or bars, we’re here to help you get the best value for your gold.


For more information, visit our store or contact us today. We look forward to helping you with all your gold-selling needs.