Gold, Platinum, Silver & Diamond Buying Department Of Earth Treasures We want to buy all of your unwanted jewelry, watches, eyeglasses, dental, scrap & industrial precious metals, coins, ingots, bars, flatware, bowls, trays… anything made of gold, platinum, silver, or diamonds!

To sell your jewelry, you may visit us at any time during normal business hours, no appointment necessary. For instructions on how to ship your items for an immediate offer, please call the store at 732-542-1051 during normal business hours.

Why should you sell to us?

  • We are honest, fair, professional, experienced buyers for over 30 years at the same location.
  • We are licensed and bonded.
  • Members of the Better Business Bureau for more than 20 years, we have an impeccable reputation.
  • Awarded Lifetime Membership of the Policemen's Benevolence Association.
  • We can pay you more because we are the end users of your unwanted merchandise… not middlemen.
  • We can pay you more because this is not our only means of income. We are a full-service jewelry store seeking to keep you as our customer.
  • We pay promptly and we pay for antiquity and collector value. Our retail estate customers are always looking for interesting used jewelry and coin collections so we can pay you more!
  • There is no charge for our generous offer and you are not obligated to accept it. If you choose not to sell, your merchandise is returned promptly.
  • We are only a phone call away and you can always speak to a qualified, experienced buyer.

Reasons to sell your items:

  • Don't use it, don't like it, wrong color, out of style, doesn't fit, too heavy on your ear, etc.
  • Broken, incomplete, chipped, crushed, melted, chewed, bent, loose, etc.
  • Estate settlements
  • Divorces, annulments, & broken engagements
  • Credit card debt, insurance premium payments
  • It's easier to divide money between the children than jewelry.
  • College tuition
  • Buying a house, condo, or car
  • Remodeling the kitchen or bathroom
  • Vacation money
  • Medical costs, mortgage payments, legal expenses

What do we buy?

Click the links to the right for a comprehensive lists of the items we buy. While detailed, these lists do not encompass every item. Our recommendation is to send it all. We will carefully sort, price, and promptly call you with our offer. If you live nearby, by all means, bring in your boxes of treasures during store hours.


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Gold

What kinds of gold items do we buy?

Estate and Used Gold Jewelry
  • Items marked 8K, 9K, 10K, 14K, 16K, 18K, 20K, 22K, 24K, 333, 375, 416, 585, 750, 999
  • Ankle bracelets
  • Anniversary bands
  • Antique jewelry
  • Any broken jewelry
  • Art Deco
  • Bars & ingots
  • Brooches
  • Cameos
  • Casting gold
  • Chains
  • Charms
  • Cocktail rings
  • Coins
  • Crushed jewelry
  • Cuff links
  • Dental gold
  • Designer jewelry
  • Filigree jewelry
  • Earrings or partial
  • Engagement rings
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fraternal jewelry
  • Gold caps & bridgework
  • Industrial contacts, wire
  • Items with removed stones
  • Medallions
  • Melted gold
  • Mother's rings
  • Necklaces
  • Old jewelry
  • Old pens
  • Outdated items
  • Pins, pendants
  • Retirement & service pins
  • Rings, any kind
  • School rings
  • Tie tacks, tie bars
  • Tiffany's, Cartier, Winston jewelry
  • Tuxedo studs
  • Unmarked karat
  • Watches, watch fobs, watch bands
  • Wedding bands
  • Wire

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Platinum

What kinds of platinum items do we buy?

Estate and Used Platinum Jewelry
  • Items marked 900 PT, 950PT, 999, 90% plat 10% Irrid, Plat
  • Antique jewelry
  • Any jewelry any condition
  • Art Deco
  • Bars & Ingots
  • Bracelets & bangles
  • Brooches
  • Charms
  • Cuff links
  • Coins
  • Dental
  • Filigree jewelry
  • Industrial crucibles, foil, wire
  • Items with removed stones
  • Medallions
  • Old jewelry
  • Outdated jewelry
  • Pendants & Pins
  • Rings, any condition
  • Tiffany, Cartier
  • Tuxedo studs
  • Watches
  • Wedding bands
  • Wire

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Silver

What kinds of silver items do we buy?

Estate and Used Platinum Jewelry
  • Items marked 84,800, 900, 925, 999, Sterling, Mexico, Coin, puro, plata, weighted
  • Any jewelry any condition
  • Antique jewelry
  • Baby cups & rattles
  • Bars & Ingots including 100 oz 999
  • Bowls (not plated)
  • Bracelets
  • Candlestick holders
  • Chains, crosses, & medals
  • Charms
  • Coins, proof sets & collections
  • Cuff links
  • Designer jewelry
  • Earrings or partial
  • Filigree jewelry
  • Flatware (not plated)
  • Foreign coins
  • Franklin Mint & other private mints
  • Goblets
  • Industrial contacts, anodes, wire
  • Key rings
  • Mexican silver
  • Old jewelry
  • Old pens
  • Picture frames
  • Pins & pendants
  • Rings, any kind
  • School rings
  • Serving trays, plates, dishes (not plated)
  • Silver dollars
  • Tea sets (not plated)
  • Tie tacks, bars
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Trophies & awards (not plated)
  • US coins
  • Watches, pocket watches, fobs
  • Wedding bands
  • Wire

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Coins

We don’t cherry pick the best. We’ll make a fair offer on everything. But please don’t clean your coins. That will lower the value considerably. Never use chemicals or a pencil eraser on any coin!!

Estate and Used coins
  • $1, $2 ½, $3, $4, $5, $10, $20 US gold coins
  • Bags
  • Bulk quantities
  • Buffalo nickels
  • Certified coins
  • Civil War money
  • Collections complete or partial
  • Commemorative coins
  • Damaged coins
  • Dimes before 1965
  • Gold coins
  • Half dimes
  • Half dollars before 1971
  • Indian head pennies
  • Large US paper currency
  • Mint sets
  • Mint state coins MS60-69
  • Nickels before 1939
  • Numismatic
  • Old Lincoln pennies
  • Quarters before 1965
  • Paper currency
  • Patterns
  • Pennies before 1919
  • Proof coins & sets
  • Proof-like dollars
  • Rare coins
  • Silver coins
  • Silver dollars
  • Slabbed coins
  • Three-cent pieces
  • Tokens
  • Two-cent pieces
  • Twenty-cent pieces
  • Uncirculated coins & sets
  • V nickels
  • Wartime nickels 1942-1945

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Dental and Industrial Precious Metals

Gold, platinum, palladium, rhodium, and silver are used extensively in the jewelry industry as well as many other manufacturing and laboratory environments.

What kinds of items do we buy?

Estate and Used dental & Industrial precious metals

Dental gold, platinum, & palladium:

  • Bridges
  • Caps
  • Castings
  • Flats
  • Partials
  • Scrap
  • Silver amalgam

Industrial gold, platinum, palladium, & silver:

  • Anodes
  • Contacts
  • Crucibles
  • Foil
  • Rhodium plating solutions
  • Wire

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Diamonds

Estate and Used Diamond Jewelry

We strive to offer the highest prices possible on all quality diamonds. Unfortunately over the past five years many jewelry manufacturers have resorted to using lower and lower quality diamonds in such items as tennis bracelets, earrings, pendants, and cluster rings. They are actually utilizing diamond rough that should be reserved for industrial purposes! Such diamonds are characterized by a cloudy, cottony, or brownish appearance and have no value or resale potential. So please understand that any diamond jewelry that falls under this category will be valued only for its gold content.

With that exception, we carefully examine and grade all diamonds shipped to us and we calculate our offer price promptly. We buy from many antique dealers, jewelers, pawnbrokers, and regular folk so our offers must be fair. Round brilliant diamonds of fine make bring the most money especially GIA, AGS, and IGI certified. Fancy shapes are more difficult to resell due to fluctuating popularity.

Also remember that although diamonds are extremely hard, they are not exempt from chipping. It’s not unusual for diamonds that are worn daily to exhibit some form of damage ranging from slight to massive. Such damage can affect value minimally to major.

What kinds of diamonds do we buy?

  • AGS 000
  • Anniversary bands
  • Antique diamond jewelry
  • Any size diamond .01ct – 10.00ct
  • Baguettes
  • Certified
  • Chipped
  • Diamond studs or single
  • Engagement rings
  • Emerald cuts
  • Eternity bands
  • Fancy colors
  • Filigree jewelry
  • Heart shapes
  • Ideal cuts
  • Loose diamonds
  • Marquise shape
  • Matched pairs
  • Modern cuts
  • Mounted
  • Non-certified
  • Old European cuts
  • Old Mine-cuts
  • Oval shapes
  • Pear shapes
  • Pins & pendants
  • Princess cuts
  • Single cuts
  • Tennis bracelets

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Antiques

Estate and Antique Jewelry

Perhaps a more accurate question would be what kind of estate jewelry do we buy? In a strict sense, antique items should be at least 100 years old. However we are interested much more in quality examples of jewelry from such periods in history as Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, and Art Nouveau. Condition plays a very important part in value and any item that has undergone repair or alteration will command much lower prices han pristine originals. Even if your items are not in the finest condition they still may bring substantial from us. You might be pleasantly surprised how much that ugly bug pin is worth!

What kinds of antique jewelry do we buy?

  • Art Deco jewelry
  • Art Nouveau jewelry
  • Bracelets
  • Brooches
  • Buckles
  • Bugs & animals
  • Cameos
  • Chains
  • Charms
  • Chatelaines
  • Diamonds
  • Diamond jewelry
  • Earrings
  • Edwardian jewelry
  • Enameled jewelry & miniatures
  • Filigree jewelry
  • Fobs
  • Georgian jewelry
  • Hatpins
  • Hair combs
  • Lorgnettes
  • Mourning jewelry
  • Necklaces
  • Pendants & lockets
  • Pins
  • Plique-A-Jour
  • Rings, any kind
  • Snuffboxes
  • Stickpins
  • Suites
  • Tiaras
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Victorian jewelry
  • Vinaigrettes, scent bottles
  • Watches, all kinds

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Watches

Estate and Antique Watches

We buy most watches. However the highest prices are reserved for fine quality examples of unusual designs such as moon phase and chronographs as well as certain high-end brands such as Rolex, Patek Phillipe, Cartier, Tiffany, and Audomer Piquet. Many other models of both wrist and pocket watches can be worth hundreds, if not thousands of dollars. Please be aware that many watches from the 1950’s & up are very common. Why not look over our list of watches we buy and gather together all those clunkers from yesteryear for our no obligation offer.

What kinds of watches do we buy?

  • 10, 15, 20, 25 year watch cases
  • 7, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 30 jewel movements
  • All brand names except Timex
  • Audomer Pique
  • Accutron
  • Antique watches
  • Ball/Brequet
  • Older Character watches
  • Chronographs
  • Closed-cover pocket watches
  • Diamond & gemstone watches
  • Elgin
  • Enameled watches
  • Gold watches
  • Gold-plated & gold-filled
  • Hamilton
  • Howard
  • Hunting case pocket watches
  • Illinois
  • Moon-phase watches
  • Multi-color gold
  • Patek Phillipe
  • Pendant watches
  • Platinum watches
  • Railroad watches
  • Rolex, all models
  • Silver watches
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Unusual shapes and designs
  • Vacheron Constantine

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Gold-Filled & Gold Plated

This category encompasses a lot of items ranging from near worthless to high value. The main categories in descending value are:

  • Non-magnetic jewelry, watch cases, and watch bands marked gold-filled or rolled gold plate.
  • Magnetic jewelry, watch cases, and watch bands marked gold-filled or rolled gold plate.
  • Non-magnetic jewelry, watch cases, and watch bands marked gold plate
  • Magnetic jewelry, watch cases, and watch bands marked gold plate
  • Anything with gold color but not marked
Estate and Used Gold-Filled & Gold Plated Jewelry

Items that are magnetic (made of steel) are much more difficult to refine and very labor-intensive thus the lower value compared to non-magnetic items. Although gold-filled and plated items by themselves are not worth shipping, when combined with other higher value items, will make the effort worthwhile.

We buy the following gold-filled & gold-plate:

  • Antique jewelry
  • Any jewelry, any condition
  • Bracelets
  • Chains
  • Children’s jewelry
  • Costume jewelry
  • Pocket watchcases
  • Watch bands
  • Watch cases (most case bottoms are steel)