Villarreal Diamonds and Fine Jewelers offers a special Jewelry Consignment process that is both simple and lucrative. Our process is unique and much from other jewelers.
Since 1997, Villarreal Diamonds and Fine Jewelers has become Austin’s most trusted jewelry professionals for Consignment and Estate Jewelry. We Consign, Buy and or sell your family heirloom jewelry. Such items include bespoke and pre-owned jewelry, brand name designer jewelry such Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Harry Winston, and Van Cleef and Arpels. Other highly sought-after jewelry includes Diamond Engagement Rings, Diamond Anniversary Rings Colored Gemstone Jewelry and other Special Occasion Jewelry commemorating life’s most special moments.
Why Do People Find the Need to Consign or Sell Their Family Heirloom Jewelry?
Benefits of selling your old jewelry:
The consignment process starts with a one-on-one appointment.
We then physically inspecting your jewelry items. Depending on the condition of the ring and other factors, we then work together to determine a pricing strategy that is conducive to the secondary market. For jewelry that is not in presentable condition, we offer excellent jewelry refurbishing services. It is highly recommended that all jewelry items be cleaned and polished to near perfect condition to realize a maximum return.
We offer a simple but thorough consignment contract make sure all aspects of he consignment process is properly documented. Furthermore, we deal directly with the prospective buyers so that your privacy is respected. We also qualify prospective buyers and handle all aspects of the sale. This includes making sure that the funds are valid before we release the merchandise.
All that is next is to set up an appointment to inspect your family jewelry.
Frequently Asked Questions About Consignments
The first step to consigning your jewelry will Villarreal is a brief phone call with our professional Graduate Gemologist to determine exactly what your needs are. Afterwards, we can determine what is the best course of action to take for your family owned or estate jewelry.
There are many different factors that have to do with how quickly your family or estate jewelry items will sell. Such factors may include vogue or current styling, age, design and desirability. Therefore, times may vary. Having said that, some items sell as quickly as a few weeks and others as much as 6 months or longer.
It is highly recommended that an updated appraisal accompany your consignment or estate jewelry. If your existing appraisal is not current, then no worries. We can also assist with that. A thorough appraisal provides peace of mind for prospective buyers.
Depending on the nature and quantity of the item(s), it may require a minimum of an hour to inspect your items. After the appointment, we may require additional time for thorough research to adequately document the item(s).
We are happy to assist you with an updated appraisal by obtaining an unbias and independent qualified appraiser to appraise your jewelry. For oblivious reasons, we consider it to be a conflict of interest to perform the appraisal ourselves.
We understand that circumstances can change. Unlike others jewelers, we do not charge you for retrieving your jewelry before they may been sold. You are always welcome to pick up your jewelry for any reason.
While prices may vary in the industry, we do earn a reasonable commission when selling your family or estate jewelry. While a customary rate with other resellers may be as high as 40% , our commission will be less. nevertheless, we are happy to disclose our commission rates in private.
We utilize a written Consignment Agreement that outlines all the particulars for the sale of your consignment jewelry items. We GUARANTEE that the proceeds from the sale are good before we release merchandise to buyers. For you security and peace of mind, we handle all the particulars of the sale.