January 11, 2020 - Jewelry & Luxury Items
There’s no reason to spend thousands of dollars on a diamond when you can find something special at your local pawn shop.
There are tons of benefits that come with buying pawn shop diamond rings. Check them out below!
If you’re on the fence about buying a diamond ring from your local pawn shop, these benefits might change your mind:
If you’re looking to save money on a diamond but still want a high-quality piece of jewelry, buying from a pawn shop is the way to go.
Diamond prices are expensive — and only seem to be increasing — despite the fact that they are essentially worthless.
To get around the rising costs and make sure you’re still getting a good item, head to your local pawn shop. You’ll be amazed at the deals you find without having to sacrifice quality.
If you have bad credit or no credit at all, you may have a hard time getting a diamond ring from a traditional jewelry store. This isn’t the case when you buy from a pawn shop, though.
There are no credit checks when you buy jewelry at a pawn shop, you can rest easy and shop with confidence.
Some shops also offer layaway plans. That way, even if you can’t afford to buy a ring today, you’ll know it’s there waiting for you when you can.
Pawn shops also offer unique, vintage pieces of jewelry that you won’t find at any traditional retail stores.
If you or someone you love is obsessed with antiques, buying from a pawn shop is a great way to get them the type of jewelry they love without spending a ton of money.
You can also enhance the jewelry you buy at pawn shops. Many shops employ a professional jeweler who can help customize pieces and make them more unique.
You can have diamonds put in a new setting, for example, or have gold melted down to create a new, custom piece. You’ll also get to do this for significantly less than what you’d pay at a regular jewelry store.
In addition to being ridiculously expensive, diamonds (or, more specifically, the mining of diamonds) has a serious impact on the environment. Diamond mining also has troubling ethical implications.
Mining is often unregulated and extremely demanding. Miners — many of them children — often work long hours in unsafe and unsanitary conditions.
Buying a diamond from a pawn shop helps you take a stand and avoid contributing to these human rights violations.
Are you in the market for pawn shop diamond rings? Do you want to make sure you’re getting a quality piece of jewelry? If so, check out this article on buying jewelry from a pawn shop today.
Do you have a ring you want to sell or pawn? List it today for free to start getting offers from all your local shops.
David Stiebel is one of the cofounders of PawnGuru. David was educated at MIT, where he studied Math. He subsequently worked at Bain as a data scientist before starting PawnGuru in 2015. He started PawnGuru to build a better tool for pawn shops and consumers to connect.More Articles
January 15, 2019, 11:11 PM
It’s really interesting that you can buy quality jewelry from a pawn shop and pay a lot less for the value. That would be a great way for my son to find a ring for his girlfriend. They have been dating for 3 years now and he would like to propose, but they are not the most financially sound right now.
January 28, 2019, 11:34 PM
Buying jewelry can be expensive sometimes. It would be nice to buy from a pawn shop. Then I could put a loan on it without worrying about my bad credit.
February 12, 2019, 3:03 PM
I wanted to thank you for explaining why it could be good to get diamond rings at a pawnshop. I hadn’t considered that pawn shops could offer unique, vintage pieces of jewelry. This seems worth keeping in mind especially if you want to find a unique ring.
February 12, 2019, 8:27 PM
Having some jewelry from a pawn shop that has vintage pieces of jewelry would be really nice. Maybe it would be a good idea to get jewelry from a pawn shop so my wife would have more unique jewelry. It would be nice if I could get a loan for my jewelry since I don’t have the money for it yet.
February 27, 2019, 9:08 PM
You brought up a great point when you said that pawn shops offer unique, vintage pieces of jewelry. I think that visiting a pawn shop is a great option when it comes to looking for miscellaneous auto parts. If I were to peruse a pawn shop, I would make sure to find the best place in my general area that has a solid management team.