Antique Heirloom, Circa 1914 ft. Diamonds & Turquoise Cabachons (purchased during a recent family Estate)

Antique Heirloom, Circa 1914 ft. Diamonds & Turquoise Cabachons (purchased during a recent family Estate)

Good morning and happy Monday!!! At the Charleston Jeweler, we prioritize our clients and treat them like family. We do our very best to make you feel welcomed. Selling an old piece of jewelry, or an engagement ring that is no longer being used is sometimes not the easiest process, both mentally & emotionally. We want to make sure that you are first and foremost comfortable doing so. . We understand that sometimes the reason for selling your jewelry is due to hard times or unhappy times. We always ask our clients a couple of questions after giving a quote for their items:

  • do you wear it?
  • have you worn it in within the last 6 months?
  • Do you feel a strong emotional attachment to the jewelry?

If the answer is a "yes" to any of these, we prefer to not buy something you still love and cherish so dearly. We see a variety of situations due to which a client might consider selling their items. These include loss of a loved one, divorce, estate settlement, an old family heirloom that is no longer being used. We are extremely delicate and understanding of your pieces and do our very best to offer the reasonable advice on selling your jewelry the best way possible, where it benefits you the most. Selling old jewelry can bring back many emotions and feelings, and it is totally okay to feel a certain way about it.

 Rolex, White Gold Submariner (purchased a week ago from a wonderful client)

Rolex, White Gold Submariner (purchased a week ago from a wonderful client)

We have had many experiences with our clients that came in to sell their jewelry due to unforeseen circumstances and negative experiences, but they live with a smile on their face. Consider it a way for it to relieve you of your extra baggage, that may have been taking an emotional toll on you.

We are very honored to be the reason when we are able to put a smile on a clients face due to a simple procedure, where both parties can benefit mutually.

Trust your jeweler and the source through which you are selling your jewelry. We assure you that you are in great hands and will have a very positive experience at The Charleston Jeweler! Call us today to get your hassle-free consultation appointment set up! We look forward to meeting with you. 


how to recover after july 4th weekend?

Anyone else experiencing major blues post July 4th weekend? After an amazing weekend filled with family and friends getting together to celebrate some quality time over delicious food and drinks, I am definitely missing this past weekend! Charleston is quite the place to be on 4th of July weekend, wow so much to do! We enjoyed sparkling fireworks all over Charleston and celebrated The United States of America Independence day in style! Hope everyone had an amazing, safe and relaxing Independence day, and had some time to reflect on how grateful we are to be living in the greatest country in the world, despite some unfortunate events.

So, with that being said… if you have gone a bit overboard shopping and celebrating this past long weekend and are looking to get some quick cash, The Charleston Jeweler is here to help! We are buyers of ALL things luxury and will gladly purchase your old jewelry that you may no longer wear or are just looking to get rid of. We buy:

·       Scrap Gold – 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k

·       Platinum and Silver Jewelry

·       Diamonds – mounted or loose

·       Old Engagement Rings / studs / pendants etc. ncluding Antique & Estate Jewels, Heirlooms & full Estates

·       Designer Brands such as Tiffany and Co., David Yurman, David Webb John Hardy etc.

·       Luxury Watches such as Cartier, Rolex, Pateks, Breitlings, Omega

The list doesn’t stop here and as you can see, we buy back a variety of luxury items. Have something but you don’t see it listed here? Call us today and see if it’s for us! We will be happy to assist you and assure you get the maximum return value for your items. At the Charleston Jeweler, our number one priority is customer satisfaction, and we assure you that you will have a pleasant and memorable experience after visiting our office! We work by appointment, so be sure to call us or email us before coming in! We can usually accommodate same-day appointments as well. We look forward to working with you!

Have a great week!

Tiffany and co. - the "411" on why we love it!

When you are gifted a beautiful baby blue box with the most perfectly-wrapped white ribbon around it… you know it’s a great day! I mean WHO doesn’t love a Tiffany present? It’s literally like Christmas when I open a signature baby blue gift box! As we all know it, Tiffany & Co holds their jewelry and gift items to an extremely high standard. It is a unique and fabulous brand all at once. It is a very well-recognized brand all over the world, and a staple for many Jewelers in the industry. One of the most desirable Tiffany and Co. pieces are ones that are from a very early time period for instance Edwardian Era (circa 1915) or the Art Deco era, circa 1920s.

 Platinum Crafted 1cttw Diamonds Heart Shape Pendant & Lobster-Clasp Necklace, retails for approximately $7000. A signature Tiffany & Co jewelry piece! 

Platinum Crafted 1cttw Diamonds Heart Shape Pendant & Lobster-Clasp Necklace, retails for approximately $7000. A signature Tiffany & Co jewelry piece! 

At the Charleston Jeweler, one of our favorite designer brands is Tiffany & Co. We have spent countless hours learning about the brand and their signature collection items. We enjoy interacting with clients that are avid Tiffany and Co. jewelry and pieces collectors. We are also proud to say that we have acquired at the least over 1000s of Tiffany and Co. pieces over the last few years. These include signature Tiffany and Co. engagement rings with GIA certified diamonds, diamond studs, bracelets, necklaces, uniquely designed figurine brooches, antique diamond engagement rings etc. We have also purchased lots of great jewelry pieces from contributing designers to Tiffany and Co. such as Elsa Peretti, Paloma Picasso, Jean Schlumberger and many other.

 Platinum Crafted Emerald & Diamond Halo Earrings, circa 1990s Tiffany & Co. signature collection. 

Platinum Crafted Emerald & Diamond Halo Earrings, circa 1990s Tiffany & Co. signature collection. 

Our buyers at the Charleston Jewelers truly appreciate and have a passion for well-crafted jewelry, thereby understanding the beauty and value of pieces created by such well-known designers. We offer very competitive prices and top dollar for these high end pieces. Many buy-back diamond dealers do not appreciate top designers such as Tiffany and Co. and unfortunately do not pay the premium necessary for these pieces. Fear not here though! Our number one priority is customer satisfaction for all our clients, and we want to make sure that you leave here with the most amazing experience ever. At the Charleston Jeweler, we value your jewelry and treat it like our own. Selling your high end jewelry pieces at the Charleston Jeweler is a very easy and hassle-free process, we offer top prices for these pieces and can’t wait to educate you along the way!

 Malchite Tiffany and Co. Frog -- our client originally purchased this gorgeous piece from the Hongkong Tiffany and Co. boutique. It is a one-of-a-kind item, and we are proud to have it in our Tiffany and Co. collection. Inquiries regarding pricing or availability are welcomed. 

Malchite Tiffany and Co. Frog -- our client originally purchased this gorgeous piece from the Hongkong Tiffany and Co. boutique. It is a one-of-a-kind item, and we are proud to have it in our Tiffany and Co. collection. Inquiries regarding pricing or availability are welcomed. 

Want to sell your Jewelry? Not sure where to start? Well, read on!

Ever wondered what your old jewelry is worth? Has it been an overwhelming thought process? Fear not because at the Charleston Jeweler, we are here to answer all your questions. We are determined to help you by giving our honest expert opinion on all your pieces. Our #1 goal is to help you seek the best outlet for your jewelry. Our buyers and specialists are experts in their respective fields and want to make sure you receive the best premium for your jewelry 

We are buyers of antique and vintage jewelry, family heirlooms, estate pieces, unwanted scrap gold, old engagement rings, luxury watches including Cartier and Rolex. Average appointment time is about 10-15 minutes. We evaluate each item very systematically and provide you with a breakdown. We use the tools and softwares that we have received extensive training on to determine the value of your jewelry as per today's market. Any certification or papers with your jewelry or watch are always a bonus, so be sure to bring with you as this can highly impact the value of your jewelry today. 

We love to answer our client's questions. Many will ask what allows the diamond to be valued at today versus 10 years ago; or what does it mean if an antique or vintage ring has patina; or why are modern Rolexes valued differently than a vintage Rolex. Lots of questions, and you bet we have a ton of answers! Part of the buying process includes educating the clients. We share expertise that can be valuable to you when deciding on selling your jewelry. 

Here, at the Charleston Jeweler, we will be happy to meet with you and go through all your jewelry pieces, and let you know the current value of your jewelry. If we truly feel that it is worth holding on to your jewelry pieces for a tad bit longer to gain a better premium later, then we will be the first ones to inform you about that! If you are unsure if the pieces you want to bring in are gold or their worth, please call us today and set up an appointment! We would love to meet with you. Best part is that it won't cost you a thing, absolutely free evaluation of your jewelry pieces... a hassle-free experience, we are positive you will be pleased. 

Have a great weekend!


Diamond are forever!

At The Charleston Jeweler, our buyers are highly qualified and have over ten years of experience in the Diamond Buying business. We have the skills and expertise necessary for appraising and evaluating your diamond jewelry and scrap gold. Diamonds have been and are the most precious, unique, and glamorous stones for centuries. We have spent countless hours training to assure we understand every aspect of diamonds (and related details) for buying and selling purposes. Many of our buyers have undergone intense and rigorous diamond training at the GIA facility. GIA refers to Gemological Institute of America; it is considered a benchmark in the Jewelry industry and is accredited to be a prestigious facility where one can acquire immense knowledge in the diamond, gemstones, colored stones, jewelry design, CAD design categories. GIA training sets us apart in the Diamond Buying industry tremendously.  For starters, knowing the accurate grading of a Diamond for example: Color and Clarity can have a potential increase in value, compared to other Diamonds. GIA reports are highly recommended by our buyers. It can help determine the value when buying and selling as well as assure a long-term value should you decide to hold on to your diamond for a long time. We don't stock an inventory of GIA certified stones in our office; however if you are looking to purchase an engagement ring and one that is GIA certified, we'd be happy to make an appointment with you where we would be able to show you on the basis of your preference a handful of GIA certified diamonds to choose from. The selection will vary on the basis of price point, cut of stone, color and clarity. Our buyers are equally skilled in providing excellent customer service for anyone looking to purchase an engagement ring or revamping an existing ring. We also specialize in custom jewelry orders. The Charleston Jeweler has an amazing set of buyers that are highly qualified to serve you in the beautiful Charleston community. We look forward to meeting with you soon, whether it is to sell gold, sell diamond jewelry, old scrap gold, or to customize an engagement ring... consider The Charleston Jeweler a one stop shop! 

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It's a beautiful day at The Charleston Jeweler! While we primarily focus on buying diamonds (1ct and up) and luxury goods from the public, we also offer a variety of services: 

  • Custom Engagement Rings and Bridal Jewelry 
  • Revamp Existing Engagement Rings 
  • Appraisal certificates 
  • Specialist in Antique and Vintage Jewelry 
  • Estate Buy outs 
  • Memorabilia and Collectibles 
  • High End Luxury Watches, including: Rolex, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, Patek, Hublot 
  • Buy, Sell, Trade! 

We guarantee a smooth experience as we pride ourselves in customer service! Family owned, 3 generations of Jewelers, GIA graduates.

We truly love what we do! Contact us today and see how we can help



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The phones lines have not stopped ringing this week! It's so wonderful to hear from clients in this amazing community of North Charleston that they "have been waiting for a reputable jeweler to sell their old diamonds and unworn jewelry to." We are 3rd generation family-owned Jewelers! We love all sorts of Jewelers and watches, and are specialists when it comes to GIA diamonds, estate and vintage jewelry and fine luxury watches. The Charleston jeweler is very conveniently located with just minutes off the interstate US-78 and from I-26. We guarantee a very smooth and enjoyable experience when visiting us. Our number one priority is customer service and satisfaction! Visit us to sell your old jewelry, old scrap gold, diamonds or watches and we assure you a hassle-free experience! We have only been here a short time but are loving it already; the community of Charleston has been so inviting and welcoming, and we can't wait to reciprocate the same for our clients!

Our office is officially open!!!

Our Grand Opening will be sometime in July, but we are officially opened today on the 15th of June! Come visit Melissa to purchase or sell your jewelry. We are proud to be Charleston's BEST jewelry buyer and we strive to hold onto that title! New designs for engagement rings will be arriving this week as well, so if your thinking of popping the question, stop on buy and let us design the perfect engagement ring for you!