Top 5 things that people pawn

The few available options like payday loans are always expensive. What most people don't know is that you can sell some of your valuable staff to a pawnshop for some quick money. Provided these items are in good condition, you're likely to walk away with some good money and salvage your financial strain. If you're not sure what to bring to the pawnshop, here are the top five things that people pawn.


There's an item you can be sure a pawn shop will readily buy is jewellery. These could be bracelets, pendants, earrings, or even a ring. While gold items are preferred and more valuable, most pawn shops accept diamond, silver, platinum, and other precious metals. It is always a good idea to have your jewellery appraised by an experienced appraiser before taking it to a pawnshop. This will help you know the exact value of your item and, therefore, get a good deal.

Luxury watches 

Luxury watches are also other top items acceptable at pawn shops. Top brand watches like Rado and Movado can fetch you a good amount at the pawnshop. Provided your timepiece is in good condition and from the top watch manufacturing companies, then it's likely to make the cut. Some pawn shops also have a list of specific watches they accept. Be sure to check with your nearest pawn shop if yours is acceptable.

Collectable coins

If you have silver dollars or other valuable coins at home, they could earn you some good cash in a pawn shop. Coins and Federal Reserve notes are classic pawn items. Collections can be hard to ascertain their worth. Having them appraised before taking them to a pawn shop can give you an idea of what to expect. However, it's vital to note that the more rare and unique the collectables are, the higher their value. Also, pawn shops consider the date and condition of the coins when evaluating their value.

Get in touch

Here at Cuttings, we are a family-run independent jeweller owned by the Kirkland family for over 50 years and we are here to help you with your jewellery investment. Whether you are looking to purchase a timeless gold or diamond piece, or if you are looking to get your jewellery valued with our pawnbroking team, we are here to help. We have expert knowledge and provide expert advice so please get in touch with us here.

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