Have you recently lost a loved one and are faced with the dilemma of what to do with the lifetime of items that they accumulated. Perhaps the answer is to host an estate sale. As an estate jewelry seller you can pass on items that you cannot keep and also make some money to pay for expenses. An estate jewelry seller can pass on history and unique items that can be treasured in a new home. What should you do if you want to become an estate jewelry seller? What should you know before you take on the process of becoming an estate jewelry seller? How should you advertise that you are an estate jewelry seller? After any legal documents or wills have been adhered to, any left over items can be tended to. The first step in being an estate jewelry seller is to divvy up the items according to categories. You should separate household items such as art, furniture, clothing, dishes, jewelry, and silverware. The next step to becoming an estate jewelry seller is to research what items you potentially have and their estimated worth. The best way to do this is to consult professionals within the art, jewelry, or furniture fields. Another option is to look into potentially hiring a professional estate sale company that specializes in appraising items and setting up the sale or auction. A qualified estate jewelry seller will have knowledge on various types of jewelry and materials used to craft jewelry.
An estate jewelry seller will have vast knowledge of precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum. A reputable estate jewelry seller will also have a good grasp on diamonds and gemstones. A good estate jewelry seller will have intricate knowledge on not only fine jewelry but costume jewelry as well. An established estate jewelry seller will know the difference between antique, vintage, or retro jewelry. An estate sale will often produce rare pieces of jewelry. At many estate sales you can find many types of jewelry ranging from engagement rings, wedding bands, cocktail rings, fine watches, bracelets, chains, pendants, chokers, statement necklaces, hatpins, brooches, and earrings. Estate jewelry sales can often turn up valuable costume jewelry as well. If you are interested in becoming an estate jewelry seller on your own, make sure to have all items appraised. Also, if possible hire an accredited estate jewelry seller to host your estate sale to ensure maximum profits.