Appraise & sell your estate jewelry
Samuelson’s specializes in evaluating and purchasing estate, vintage, and heirloom jewelry. We know selling estate jewelry can be an emotional experience, as many pieces may have been passed down from generations. At Samuelson’s, we take great care and consideration throughout our evaluation process to give you an honest and fair offer.
Estate Jewelry We Buy
Give your pieces renewed life with a second home that will cherish them for generations longer.
Since 1847 Cartier has been one of the world’s leading fine jewelry houses, known for its “tutti-frutti” colorful Art Deco masterpieces, panther motif jewelry, and LOVE bracelet collections.
Tiffany & Co.
Founded in 1837 T&Co. has been one of the world’s leading American fine jewelry makers. We love purchasing their iconic diamonds, and especially pieces designed by Jean Schlumberger, Elsa Peretti & Paloma Picaso pieces among others.
Van Cleef & Arpels
This French luxury jewelry house is known for their classic Alhambra pieces, “mystery set” high jewelry and flower and fairy motifs.
This Italian luxury brand is known for their use of showstopping bright gemstones and exquisite craftsmanship. Whether it’s a vintage piece or contemporary jewel, we buy it all.
For over 70 years this American jeweler has been one of the most famous makers of whimsical animal jewelry. His use of bright gemstones, colorful, carved enamel designs and dramatic pieces is what makes his jewelry so desirable.
These pieces are typically 50 – 100 years old and may include retro and hollywood-like style pieces in gold & colorful gemstones. Jewelry types from this period include Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Retro.
Antique & Heirloom Jewelry
Antique jewelry is at least 100 years old. At Samuelson’s, we’ve purchased pieces circa the 19th century. These include pieces from the following eras: the Georgian Era, the Victorian Era, and the Edwardian Era.
Is Now The Right Time To Sell Your Estate Jewelry?
Estate jewelry is a term used for any jewelry given to you or passed on through generations. There are many reasons why you may choose to sell your jewelry.
It’s collecting dust in your jewelry box.
Your inherited jewelry or a family heirloom doesn’t match your style.
You and your family can benefit from the cash value.
Your estate jewelry needs a repair that isn’t worth the hassle.
How It Works
Schedule your private appointment with one of our experts, or mail in your item through our free and secure shipping service.
A trusted expert will inspect your item’s condition and authenticity for an honest evaluation.
You receive an unbeatable offer and receive payment via check immediately.
We Pride Ourselves In Our Discretion, Honesty, & Transparency
There are several aspects our specialists take into consideration when determining the value of a piece before making you an offer.
We will examine the item on its time period and history, checking for hallmarks and signatures
We will examine original documentation and packaging, if any
We will check the condition, and structure, such as repairs or aftermarket components
We will examine its beauty and uniqueness
Estate Jewelry We’ve Bought
AGL Certified 4.30 Carat Burma Ruby & Mine Cut Diamond
Art Deco Platinum Old European Cut 8.5 Carat Diamond & Sapphire Brooch Pin
Platinum Blue Sapphire Diamond Tennis Bracelet Art Deco Estate Vintage Mine Cut 3.75ctw
GIA Certified Round Brilliant Cut 1.80 Carat I SI2 Platinum Diamond Engagement Ring
Visit One Of Our Locations
Work with one of our trusted jewelry buyers and receive an unbeatable offer while getting a wealth of education along the way.
Safe & Secure shipping made easy
Live outside the DMV area? We provide you prepaid shipping packages to send your items securely.
Estate Jewelry Specialist
A native of Baltimore, Allie comes back home from New York City, where she worked at one of the world’s largest estate jewelry buyers. While working in New York, she quickly became the company’s top producer and excels in all aspects of estate purchasing. She holds a Graduate Gemologist degree from the Gemological Institute of America, and is well versed in diamond and colored stone grading. Allie is an expert in pre-owned luxury branded jewelry and watches, and has a passion for art deco jewelry pieces.
Allie is a graduate of The Park School of Baltimore and earned her B.S. from Indiana University. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling abroad, and is always up for a new adventure with her husband, son, and Labradoodle, Dexter.
Schedule an appointment at one of our three locations in Baltimore, Chevy Chase, or Northern Virginia.
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