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After years of buying or collecting jewelry, it is inevitable that you will end up with jewelry that is old,  broken, damaged or unwanted. Old gold and silver jewelry can quickly build up in your jewelry box, taking up space and getting tangled with other jewelry. If you are tired of sorting through your scrap jewelry, you should consider selling it. Whether it's a broken gold or silver necklaces, unwanted rings or earrings, even old gold and silver coins, or pieces of bullion, U.S. Coins and Jewelry is ready to give you the most for your gold and silver. Come in with unwanted jewelry, leave with cash.


Sell gold at U.S. Coins and Jewelry

How much does scrap gold and silver sell for?

Gold and silver remain valuable, no matter the condition.

Gold and silver are unique assets that, under the right circumstances, can be extremely valuable. At U.S. Coins and Jewelry, we always pay top dollar on the spot for your broken, damaged, or unwanted gold and silver jewelry. With us, you can bypass the stress of selling to an online dealer where you'll have to go through numerous complicated steps before ever receiving your estimated value and money.

Our expert staff walks you through each step and we do the analysis directly in front of you, so you know you are getting the true value of your gold and silver. Plus, U.S. Coins and Jewelry is registered with the State of Texas as a Precious Metals Dealer, and our scales are not only certified but calibrated by the State of Texas. We use a state-of-the-art X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) analyzer to test the purity of your metals, so you know you are getting the most money for your gold. Why wait for your estimated value and money, come to U.S. Coins and Jewelry and get an appraisal right on the spot. It is a free appraisal and there is never an obligation to sell, but if you decide that you would like to sell, we will offer you cash on the spot. 

Why Houstonians Trust U.S. Coins and Jewelry:

  Immediate payment for your valuables
  Easy and Risk-Free environment
  No appointment necessary
  All items appraised by a certified technician with accurate tools
  No pressure or obligation to sell

What can I do with my unwanted, broken or damaged gold and silver?

Broken or damaged jewelry is often referred to as scrap gold and silver. This  is typically jewelry that is ready to be refined and recycled. It can include: broken jewelry, damaged or broken chains or a even lone earring. But not every piece of 14 carat gold you find should be refined. There are times when it makes sense to repair and restore pieces of old jewelry rather than melt them down. If you have a question, contact the experts at U.S. Coins and Jewelry.

What is my gold worth? How do I sell my scrap gold?

The market price of gold (also called spot price) changes every few seconds while markets are open. Daily and weekly market trends will affect the value of scrap gold. The amount that we will pay varies based on many of conditions. You can expect a reputable dealer like U.S. Coins and Jewelry to pay 80% or better for good clean gold under a few ounces. The payout for high carat gold, wearable gold, and collectible coins is usually higher. Essentially, expect a better deal for more volume and better quality items. Quality matters: High-grade gold coins, designer jewelry, and gold bars with collectibility are worth more.

Contact U.S. Coins and Jewelry


As one of Houston’s leading buyers of broken, damaged or unwanted gold and silver, we're also Houston's most trusted place to sell your engagement or wedding ring.


What Gold U.S. Coins and Jewelry Buys

We’re proud to be the most trusted gold and silver buyer in the Houston, Texas area but we buy far more than just scrap gold  – we’re always buying the following items:

  • Broken or Damaged Gold Jewelry
  • Gold or Silver Earrings
  • Gold or Silver Necklaces
  • Gold or Silver Charms
  • Gold or Silver Rings
  • Gold or Silver Pendants
  • Gold or Silver Watches
  • Gold or Silver Coins
  • Gold and Silver Bullion

Don’t see your items on our list, call us at 713-597-6367 and we will let you know if we will buy it! Start by submitting your item using the form or come by our store.

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What Are Gold’s Alloy Contents?

The most popular gold on the market is 14kt gold. What that means, is that 14 parts are gold, and 10 parts are other alloys mixed with it. 14kt gold is a good combination of both durability and luster.

Gold Contents:

  • 24K gold is 99.9% pure gold
  • 22K gold is 91.6% gold
  • 20K gold is 83.3% gold
  • 18K gold is 75% gold
  • 14K gold is 58.5% gold
  • 10K gold is 41.7% gold

Identifying Hallmarks on Gold Jewelry:

  • Carat weight hallmarks: 24K, 22K, 20K, 18K, 14K, 10K 
  • Gold purity in millesimal fineness: .999, .916, .833, .750, .585, .417
  • 24KT gold is 99.9% pure gold, 24 out of 24 parts are gold. 
  • 14KP stands for 14 carat plumb. If your ring has a “P” at the end of the stamp, like 14kp, that means that the gold is “plumb” and that it’s verified to be at least the karat content marked. So if it’s 14kp, it’s at least 14kt gold or higher in content.


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