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Sell your inherited jewelry

You have inherited jewelry and you do not know if you have to separate from it or keep it.

Often family members or friends pass on jewelry to a loved one because it means a memory of their existence and a reminder of the time spent together. Pieces like this are more sentimental than financial. They are transmitted from generation to generation in the same family. We recommend that you keep jewelry with a strong sentimental value!

When there is not a deep connection with a jewel, a person can leave it to a loved one without instructions. It's usually because they want the new owner to decide what to do with!

If you have received a jewel without sentimental value then we can help you!

We've put together a list of things to consider after inheriting jewelry to help you gain confidence in whatever decision you make.

So before you ask "Is it wrong to sell inherited jewelry?" Ask yourself these questions first:


Having the old jewelry of a loved one can be a great way to keep their memory alive. We advise you to keep at least one piece that you can wear and that comes from an inheritance.


That being said, all the jewels you inherit will not be something you will want to wear or keep.


If you have inherited a jewel, but you do not want to wear it, consider contacting other family members who want it. The loved one who left you this gift did it because he thought you would be able to find the right home, even if that house is not yours.

It is important to understand that if you choose to sell an inherited jewel, it will be gone for good. You do not want to be the person who has to tell a loved one that it's no longer in the family. Asking before selling will help to avoid any difficult conversations that may occur.


If you have inherited a piece that you know you do not want to wear, you may want to consider reusing it in another jewel. This is a great option because it gives you a jewel that you will actually wear and preserves the sentimental value that the legacy piece has worn.

Re-offering a piece usually requires the creation of a personalized jewel, but the possibilities are almost limitless.


If you have no emotional connection to the jewel and have no family members who would like to wear it, there is nothing wrong with selling inherited jewelry. If it had to be kept in the family, the person who left you would have given you clear instructions not to sell it.

Whoever left you this room wanted you to do what you want with it. For many people, leaving a piece of jewelry in a closet is useless considering that you can sell it and use the money for something that you hold dear.

If you feel guilty about selling the coin then use the money to help pay the funeral expenses, take a trip to clear your head or treat your family for something special. It's a good way to do something positive, as the person who left the room with you would have liked.

If you think you're ready to say goodbye to your diamond ring or your diamond jewelry, trust our experts to assess your property.

Our experts are at your disposal for free evaluation!

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