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Two Easy Options To Choose From

Private Appointment in Person

1

Schedule a Free Appraisal
Call us and request convenient date and time.

2

Meet with a Gold Specialist
Your pieces will be tested and weighed in front of you.

3

Receive a Cash Offer
After carefully verifying your items for karat you will be offered the best price for your gold jewelry.

4

Immediate Payment
Upon acceptance of our offer immediate cash is paid. If you prefer a company check or bank wire is an option.
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Online Mail-in Service

1

Tell us about your gold jewelry or other items
Submit info using our Sell Gold form on this page.

2

Get a Free Quote
An estimate will be given by phone or email.

3

Mail us your items for final evaluation and inspection
You will be sent a free insured FedEx shipping label with instructions on safely mailing your items.

4

Get Paid
Review offer and get paid. If offer is declined we will mail your items back at no charge. No Risk, No Obligation.
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KC W.
If you were to go anywhere to exchange Gold this place is the place to go! Extremely kind everyone... is friendly to the maximum degree and very transparent as far as anything you want handled or anything you need regarding Gold this place is the place to go to please visit five starread more
Gerard M.
A super nice and knowledgeable staff and owner. They also gave me top dollar after I tried a few... other places.read more
Melissa T.
I would recommend my friends and family to come here to sell their valuables because the people... here truly want the same for you! I had scouted a few different places but couldn’t get the rate I felt was fair until I met Luis! He was very polite, transparent, and informative. They have an option for you to be called back when you leave a question and his answers never changed! All my fears and anxiety about the situation was immediately out at rest when I realized that I was dealing with someone who respected me! Do not make Th e mistake of going somewhere else! Save your time and gas and just come here!!read more
ask B.
At a time like this we all need someone to give us a helping hand and South Bay coin is that place.... I won’t lie I came into this please expect them to be ripped off but ended up getting a bottle of water , Good conversation and I was not treated like a thief who’s selling stolen items.😂 Best place in the south bay to sell your old gold... They even gave me a few extra dollars.☺️read more
If you were to go anywhere to exchange Gold this place is the place to go! Extremely kind everyone is friendly to the maximum degree and very... transparent as far as anything you want handled or anything you need regarding Gold this place is the place to go to please visit five starread more
KC W.
A super nice and knowledgeable staff and owner. They also gave me top dollar after I tried a few other places.
Gerard M.
I would recommend my friends and family to come here to sell their valuables because the people here truly want the same for you! I had scouted a few... different places but couldn’t get the rate I felt was fair until I met Luis! He was very polite, transparent, and informative. They have an option for you to be called back when you leave a question and his answers never changed! All my fears and anxiety about the situation was immediately out at rest when I realized that I was dealing with someone who respected me! Do not make Th e mistake of going somewhere else! Save your time and gas and just come here!!read more
Melissa T.
At a time like this we all need someone to give us a helping hand and South Bay coin is that place. I won’t lie I came into this please expect them... to be ripped off but ended up getting a bottle of water , Good conversation and I was not treated like a thief who’s selling stolen items.😂 Best place in the south bay to sell your old gold... They even gave me a few extra dollars.☺️read more
ask B.
Easy terms and good guy !
mark F.
South Bay Coin is the best!!! They helped me right away, gave me top dollar and even removed a couple of diamonds from ring for me...which my jeweler... wanted to charge $20 for. Bob is awesome, explained everything and was very professional. Don't waste your time going anywhere else.read more
Via G.
Thank you South Bay Coin for helping me get the best price for my gold coins and gold jewelry. Fast and easy hassle free transaction. I would highly... recommend going to South Bay Coin if you are looking to get cash for gold in Los Angeles.read more
Alexander P.
Sold my Cartier Santos for the best price at South Bay Coin in Los Angeles. I was treated in a professional manner and was paid in cash. Very... straight forward and hassle free to deal with. I would strongly recommend their service. Thank you.read more
Mike R.
After checking other competitors I decided to call South Bay Coin and I’m glad I did. I was guided through the process of how to mail in my Cartier... watch. The process was simple and I was paid within 24 hours of them receiving my watch.read more
marlene S.
After searching other locations to sell my Gold necklace & pendants, I called Luis at South Bay Coin and I’m so glad I did. He guided me through this... process quickly and easily.I’m satisfied with South Bay Coin and highly recommend...read more
kenneth D.
I sold my Fathers Rolex Submariner and got 400 dollars more than two other offers I was given, so I took it! I live in Arizona and used their mail in... program. It was easy and no hassle at all. I was wired the money within hours of them receiving the watch. Thank you for helping me sell my Rolex Submariner. I highly recommend them! I seriously felt like they went out of their way to help me. Can't tell you how much I appreciated that.read more
Cary C.
Best prices paid in cash. Sold some gold jewelry and a Men’s Rolex Submariner. The gold jewelry was weighed in front of me and they offered 500... dollars more than other cash for gold places. The Rolex price was also great and was paid 300 more than the 2 other quotes I got. Highly recommended. Thank you guys..read more
Jay A.
I took some time to do my research and due diligence before visiting a gold buyer in Los Angeles, but really was drawn to their professionalism and... customer care over the phone. They offered me the MOST MONEY for my GOLD JEWELRY and SILVER COINS that I had saved up for quite some time. If there’s any time to sell, I thought it would be now with this uncertainty that Corona is causing. Stay safe all, and if your going to sell, I highly recommend South Bay Coin!!read more
Renee E.
I just sold some jewelry at South Bay Coin today. They made me feel comfortable and explained the weight and prices to me. They paid me the best... prices for my gold in Los Angeles. They beat the 2 other offers I received before coming in by $350. Walked out with $1250 cash and a huge smile on my face. Very happy with the service and my extra cash. Thank you guys!!read more
Alex K.
Highly recommended! I have been a customer of Bobs for years selling him just about all of my gold chains, rings, and just about anything of value.... Anyone that’s been South Bay coin knows how’s awesome and genuine Bob is. I guarantee you will get the most cash for your gold here and you will have fun doing it. Just take my word for it and say hi to Bob and Luis for me!read more
Robertino A.
Diego S.
William G.
Carmen B.
So awesome and easy to deal with! Gave me more then expected!
Carrie s
One of the best experiences I had ... customer service was great ... Nancy was so nice and helped me out ... I recommend this place .. I'll be back... againread more
Estuardo P.
Southbay coin service is awesome and the employees are very friendly n professional u should stop by and see for yourself....
Nathan's W.
very friendly and fast service .. Nancy helps you understand the way selling gold and sliver works . very satisfied
Cristina G.
I had some gold that I wanted to sell for a while. I went online and decided to shop around. First place I went to was South Bay Coin, and they made... me an offer but I still wanted to check around. After a few hours of wasting my time all around Lawndale I went back. They offered me the most out of all the places I visited and that was good with me. I do recommend it to anyone trying to sell gold. read more
Matthew R.
i needed money to pay my phone bill "you know how that is " and i found some old, bent, broken gold that i had in a box under my bed doing nothing... but wasting space so then i was like hmm maybe i can get some money from this so i went down to this pawn shop and he said yea ill give you 200 and i then said no and left when to my amusement i saw a dancing gorilla with a sign that said "we buy gold" so i checked it out when i got there the lady offered me 275 and i was like heck yeeee give me that and it didn't take long so i was happy you guys need to check it out =3read more
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Looking To Sell Gold Jewelry

South Bay Coin is the most trusted gold buyer in Los Angeles. For over 40 years our in-house gold buying experts have redefined the cash for gold customer selling experience. You can sell your gold to a State licensed established business to ensure a safe, secure, confidential transaction. The price of gold today has risen to some of the highest prices in history making it a great time to receive the highest gold value possible. We are proud to be the first to grant the ability to sell directly to the gold refiner so our customers get the best price for their gold jewelry. Turn your unwanted gold jewelry, chains, rings, bracelets, silver and gold coins to the largest gold buyer in Los Angeles. Don’t mail your gold items to an online gold buyer and wait for a check or bank wire when you can get immediate cash on the spot today. Bottom line is we pay more because we can and will. Free no-obligation quote for all customers looking to sell their jewelry or luxury watches. Our Jewelry Exchange will base the prices on the current price of gold today using our gold calculator to determine the highest gold value.

Best Place To Sell Gold Jewelry

Our company will make the selling your gold process a comfortable and hassle free transaction. One of our on site jewelry appraisers will carefully test each piece to determine the karat whether its 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k or 24 karat. Then, we will weigh all pieces according to karat and value the gold price today according to the gold spot price. We are able to pay a higher price than our competitors because we refine the gold ourselves. This cuts out the middleman allowing us to pay you more money. Sell your gold in Los Angeles today for immediate cash. We a licensed, bonded and insured. So, if you are looking for a cash for gold buyer near me location, please call or visit us today and sell jewelry to a trusted established business. We also buy sterling silver, gold coins, silver coins, designer jewelry,and all model Rolex watches.

Contact South Bay Coin today to sell gold jewelry and gold watches. Immediate payments are made in cash, company check, or bank wire.

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Looking To Sell Gold Jewelry

South Bay Coin is the most trusted gold buyer in Los Angeles. For over 40 years our in-house gold buying experts have redefined the cash for gold customer selling experience. You can sell your gold to a State licensed established business to ensure a safe, secure, confidential transaction. The price of gold today has risen to some of the highest prices in history making it a great time to receive the highest gold value possible. We are proud to be the first to grant the ability to sell directly to the gold refiner so our customers get the best price for their gold jewelry. Turn your unwanted gold jewelry, chains, rings, bracelets, silver and gold coins to the largest gold buyer in Los Angeles. Don’t mail your gold items to an online gold buyer and wait for a check or bank wire when you can get immediate cash on the spot today. Bottom line is we pay more because we can and will. Free no-obligation quote for all customers looking to sell their jewelry or luxury watches. Our Jewelry Exchange will base the prices on the current price of gold today using our gold calculator to determine the highest gold value.

Best Place To Sell Gold Jewelry

Our company will make the selling your gold process a comfortable and hassle free transaction. One of our on site jewelry appraisers will carefully test each piece to determine the karat whether its 10k, 14k, 18k, 22k or 24 karat. Then, we will weigh all pieces according to karat and value the gold price today according to the gold spot price. We are able to pay a higher price than our competitors because we refine the gold ourselves. This cuts out the middleman allowing us to pay you more money. Sell your gold in Los Angeles today for immediate cash. We a licensed, bonded and insured. So, if you are looking for a cash for gold buyer near me location, please call or visit us today and sell jewelry to a trusted established business. We also buy sterling silver, gold coins, silver coins, designer jewelry,and all model Rolex watches.

Contact South Bay Coin today to sell gold jewelry and gold watches. Immediate payments are made in cash, company check, or bank wire.

Call (310) 363-7808 for a Free Quote

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We Refine The Gold Ourselves

Sell your gold directly to South Bay Gold Buyers and Coin Shop, the number one gold dealer and gold buyer is just one way to ensure our customers to get the best price for their gold jewelry. By owning our own refinery means that there is no middleman like other cash for gold places or pawn shops which guarantees that we will beat any price that you are offered. Our experienced gold buying team will guide you through the gold and silver selling process when the time has come to sell gold jewelry. South Bay Coin Cash For Gold Buyers has been around in the same location for decades building a solid reputation for trust and superior customer service. Our refinery is an experienced gold dealer and is interested in buying other precious metals such as silver and platinum. Avoid selling to a jewelry store or pawn shop because they buy for less and need to make a higher profit because they wait for a customer to resell it to. Sell your Gold to the South Bay Gold Buyers and receive immediate cash on the spot. We will buy one piece or an entire estate. Cash your scrap gold in today, no amount is too small or too large. Join our list of many satisfied customers. If you looking to sell your gold jewelry near me or have any questions please call (310) 363-7808.

We Refine The Gold Ourselves

Sell your gold directly to South Bay Gold Buyers and Coin Shop, the number one gold dealer and gold buyer is just one way to ensure our customers to get the best price for their gold jewelry. By owning our own refinery means that there is no middleman like other cash for gold places or pawn shops which guarantees that we will beat any price that you are offered. Our experienced gold buying team will guide you through the gold and silver selling process when the time has come to sell gold jewelry. South Bay Coin Cash For Gold Buyers has been around in the same location for decades building a solid reputation for trust and superior customer service. Our refinery is an experienced gold dealer and is interested in buying other precious metals such as silver and platinum. Avoid selling to a jewelry store or pawn shop because they buy for less and need to make a higher profit because they wait for a customer to resell it to. Sell your Gold to the South Bay Gold Buyers and receive immediate cash on the spot. We will buy one piece or an entire estate. Cash your scrap gold in today, no amount is too small or too large. Join our list of many satisfied customers. If you looking to sell your gold jewelry near me or have any questions please call (310) 363-7808.

Looking To Sell Gold In Los Angeles

We buy gold and gold jewelry in Los Angeles of all types regardless of its karat grade, color or condition. We pay cash for yellow gold, rose gold, green gold, pink gold, dental gold, and white gold. If you are not sure of your gold’s karat please bring it in so our team can do the proper testing to determine the exact karat. After the karat is evaluated your gold will be weighed in front of you for your review and a price will be given. This will also insure you the highest gold value. A detailed list of the most common items gold is made of is listed below. Visit our Gold Exchange in Los Angeles today!

Gold Jewelry We Buy

Gold Bracelets
Gold Broken Jewelry
Gold Watches
Gold School Rings
Gold Pocket Watches
Gold Medals
Gold Cufflinks
Gold Charms
Gold Charm Bracelets
Gold Lockets
Gold Earrings
Gold Pendants
Gold Chains
Gold Necklaces
Gold Scrap
Gold Bangle Bracelets
Gold Rings
Gold Wedding Bands
Gold Nugget Chains
Gold Nugget Rings

Gold Nugget Jewelry
Gold Nugget Bracelets
Gold Men’s Nugget
Gold Masonic Jewelry
Gold Tie Pins
Gold Boxes
Gold Lighters
Gold Teeth
Gold Pins
Gold Key Chains
Gold Art Deco Jewelry
Gold Broken Rings
Gold High School Rings
Gold College Rings
Gold Champion Rings
Gold Class Rings
Dental Gold
Gold Bridges
Gold Caps
Gold Crowns

Gold Wire
Gold vintage jewelry
Gold Cameos
Rose Gold
Yellow Gold
Gold Anklets
Gold Rolex Watches
Gold Candle Holders
Gold Ingots
Gold Bars
Gold Framed Cameos
Gold Eyeglass Frames
Gold Bird Boxes
Gold Money Clips
10 Karat Gold
12 Karat Gold
14 Karat Gold
18 Karat Gold
22 Karat Gold
24 Karat Gold

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Gold Bracelets
Gold Broken Jewelry
Gold Watches
Gold School Rings
Gold Pocket Watches
Gold Medals
Gold Cufflinks
Gold Charms
Gold Charm Bracelets
Gold Lockets
Gold Earrings
Gold Pendants
Gold Chains
Gold Necklaces
Gold Scrap
Gold Bangle Bracelets
Gold Rings
Gold Wedding Bands
Gold Nugget Chains
Gold Nugget Rings

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Sell Gold Watches For Cash

Accurist
Adriatica
Ansonia Clock Company
Abraham Louis Breguet
Aaron Lufkin
Antide Janvier
Antoni Patek
Adrien Philippe
Ball Watch Company
Carlo Ferrara
Charles
Certina
Chaika watches
Chung nam group
Citizen
Company Volmax
Daniel Roth
Dennison
Dreffa
Ernest Borel
Edward
Elgin Watch
ETA
Festina
Fortis Uhren AG
FrŽdŽrique Constant
Franciszek Czapek
Frodsham
Ferdinand Berthoud
George Graham

George Daniels
Hamilton
Hindustan Machine Tools
Howard
Ikepod
Illinois Watch Company
Invicta, ISA
Ingersoll
John Dent
Joseph Johnson
Junghans
John Arnold
John Harrison
Kolber
Lancashire Watch Company
Lip
Longines
Lorus Luminox
Marathon Watch Company
MarkusRuby
Maurice Lacroix
Minerva Watch Company
Molnija, Mondaine
Movado
Nixon Watches
Nomos GlashŸtte
Orient
Oris
Phenix
Polar Electro

Poljot
PR & A Watch Sagl
Pierre Jaquet-Droz
Peter Henlein
Peter Litherland
Rado
Swatch
Rodania
Rotary Watches
Seikosha
Sekonda
Sinn
Slava
Suunto
Tissot
Titan
Industries
Titoni
Thomas Tompion
Thomas Earnshaw
Tutima
Valjoux
Venus
Vostok
Victorinox
Waltham
Wenger
Webb C. Ball
Wincenty Gostkowski
Yema

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Sell Your Gold Scrap and Dental Scrap

The definition of “scrap gold” refers to gold jewelry that is bought as scrap by weight to be melted and recycled into pure gold for resale. The gold value is high enough to offset the cost to recycle and refine it. Making the process worth it. Some items that we buy must contain gold regardless of the condition. The current gold market is high and we buy anything containing gold such as gold chains, coins, school rings, pendants, charms & charm bracelets, rings, gold watches, dental gold, pins, gold ingots, bars, etc. We pay cash for gold no matter what karat or color the gold is. We buy 9 Karat gold, 10 karat gold, 14 karat gold, 18 karat gold, 22 karat gold, and 24 karat gold. Cash paid for any gold jewelry , rose gold, white gold, yellow gold, green gold, any color its all gold and we buy it. Don’t hesitate to sell your gold if you are unsure of the karat or if it is even gold. Let gold buyers of Los Angeles near you make the call. The cash for gold buyers at South Bay Coin will evaluate your pieces and be sure you get the best price for your gold jewelry. If you are not wearing your jewelry, sell your gold for cash today.

How Scrap is Weighed and Measured

Scrap gold is sold by the weight in troy ounces (1 troy ounce equals 31.1 grams or 20 pennyweight (dwt) a common measurement of how gold is weighed). Explaining it further 1 pennyweight (1 dwt) is equal to 1.55 grams. 1 gram equals .64 pennyweight, 20 pennyweights of gold equals 1 troy ounce. What the purity of scrap gold is will tell you what percentage is made up of real gold and how much other metals contained in piece. For example a 14 karat wedding band contains 58.3% of pure gold (14 divided by 24). An easy way to calculate the purity and karat is to take the karat number of the jewelry item and divide by 24 (24 karat gold). Another example would be an item that is 18 karat (18k) just take (18 divided by 24). Answer 75% of the piece is pure gold. The price of gold today is at all time highs so take advantage of the gold market using our gold jewelry exchange and cash for gold service.

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Cash For Gold Misunderstanding

You will receive the amount you paid for the jewelry in the retail store.

Gold buyers do not take into account the jewelry design and only are interested in determining the metal content and the purity of the gold. The reason for this is that the jewelry store has marked it up to cover their operating cost and to make a profit. Commonly the markup on jewelry is 3-5 times the value of the gold jewelry or even more in some cases. We are the only company who inspects each piece of gold jewelry we receive and determine if we can resell the item for more than scrap value. If that is the case we will pay more than the actual gold value.

The second most common reason people are confused about is gold watches.

When you are looking for the best place to sell a gold watch or are searching sell my watch for best price. To sell a gold watch near me remember this your watch may be 14k gold with a total weight of 3 ounces and will not equal to your watch equaling 3 ounces of gold. The gold watch has a movement that takes up weight some being thin and some being thick adding to the total weight of the watch. A deduction needs to be made for the movement or it has to be taken apart with your approval to properly evaluate and get the gold value.

If you are searching “who buys gold” or “who buys gold in Los Angeles”? Call us at (310) 363-7808. Our team has many years of gold buying experience and thanks to our reputation as the most trusted and best place to sell gold over the last 4 decades. We are able to go a step further again to pay you the most money for your gold. Making the move to refine the gold ourselves has eliminated the middleman. When it comes to extracting gold and passing the added bonus to our customers. South Bay Coin makes it easy and profitable when your looking “where to sell my gold” Get cash for gold near me today. Be confident in selling your gold jewelry for cash to South Bay Coin and rest assured your cash for gold experience will be fast, professional, profitable, and confidential transaction.

Find out why South Bay Coin is the BEST place to Sell Gold Jewelry and Watches. 

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How To Test Gold At Home

Precious metals such as gold are manufactured in different karats of gold and colors such as yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and green gold. The gold value or precious metal value is determined on whether the piece of jewelry is plated, gold filled or real gold. Begin by inspecting the piece closely to see if it has any discoloration or worn spots that shows another color under the gold or fading.

how to test goldHelpful Hints:
Step 1. Look for a Stamp.
A stamp maybe very small is usually located on the inside of the ring or on the clasp on a necklace or bracelet. A simple magnifying glass will help you to identify the mark more clearly. Examples of jewelry that is not real or fake use stamps that say GF which is gold filled, GP gold plated, HGE Heavy gold electroplated. Real gold jewelry in most cases are stamped 10k (.417), 14k (.585), 18k (.750), 22k (.916) or 24K.

Step 2. The Magnet Test.

Real gold is not magnetic, so if the piece of jewelry attaches to the magnet it is not real gold.

Step 3. Using a Ceramic Plate To Test Gold
Simply scrape the ring or piece of jewelry against the plate leaving a line. If the line appears black item is not real gold and is plated or not real.
Our goal is to provide our customers with useful information that will help them best sell gold. The only way to be sure of the gold purity of an item is to have it tested by a professional who has the proper testing solutions or equipment. South Bay Coin will gladly test your items for free and will always be the best place to sell gold. Our gold buying company prides itself in offering and paying the highest cash prices possible in the business when it is time for you to sell gold near me. You will no longer be asking yourself, “where can I sell my gold for best price”? So call South Bay Coin at (310) 363-7808 where we make it easy and convenient to sell your gold jewelry.

Gold Buying Pricing Chart

Gold market prices are based on the New York spot price of gold. The daily gold price is for 24k or pure gold only. Most jewelry is manufactured with a stamp somewhere on the piece of jewelry which shows the gold content or purity or karat. United States and Italy commonly use stamps such as 10K, 14k, 18k. European, Asian and Middle Eastern manufacturers stamp the percentage of gold content on the piece. An example would be a stamp like 417, 585, and 916 stamped on the jewelry. The price breakdown of each karat of gold and how to get the price is determined by the weight of the gold and is measured using grams, pennyweight (dwt), and ounces. At South Bay Gold and Coin Buyers we want to explain how the process works when selling your gold jewelry or used jewelry. When you are looking to sell gold for the best price look to the experts. We buy gold, silver, and platinum for immediate cash. Selling gold to a pawn shop or to pawn gold jewelry will not get you the best price. Their main business is to loan money on jewelry and since the loan is for 4 months they loan half of the gold value or jewelry value. Pawn shops adjust their prices to resell the items where we pay cash for the gold and refine it ourselves. This helps us to pay more. So if you’re looking for fast cash for gold call or visit us today for a free no-obligation quote. Call (310) 363-7808 and we will assist you with any question you may have. We are rated the number one gold buyer in Los Angeles.

KaratHallmarkGold %Analysis
9K.37537.5%Lowest karat of gold
10K.41741.7%Low karat jewelry
14K.58558.3%Most common in jewelry
16K.66666.6%Primary used in dental gold
18K.75075.0%Very popular and more yellow in color
20K.83383.3%Popular karat used on jewelry overseas
21K.87587.5%Popular karat used on jewelry overseas
22K.91691.6%Popular karat used on jewelry overseas
24K.99999.9%Highest purity of gold, sold in bullion and coins

Different Types of Gold Filled and Gold Plated Jewelry

There are many types of jewelry sold today by jewelry manufactures and it can be confusing when you are trying to buy or choose gold jewelry to wear. These companies have become experts at depositing extremely thin layers or coatings of gold onto other metals making them have the appearance of real gold jewelry without the high cost. More recently, jewelry manufactures have applied a thicker gold plating to their gold filled jewelry, trophies, plaques, metals, and gold filled eyeglass frames to have more durability and to last longer. Here is a summary explaining the difference between each type of gold filled and gold plated jewelry.

Gold Filled Jewelry

Gold filled items such as rings, pins, chains, cufflinks, label pins, gold watches, gold pocket watches and eyeglass frames usually contain more gold than gold plated items and are more valuable and worth more because the gold value in it is higher in gold purity . The thin layer of gold consists of a minimum of at least 1/20th percent of the total gold weight and is usually 14k gold. The best way to determine one from another is to have them examined or tested by South Bay Coin Gold Buyers. Our company can accurately determine the value and also test to be sure your items are gold filled and not gold. Most gold filled items have a higher resistance to tarnishing. Your items may be real gold so don’t hesitate to take them in or mail in to check if they are real gold. Many customers who assumed that their gold jewelry was fake or gold filled and had no value walked out with money because it was real gold. When your dealing with a trusted gold dealer, when it’s gold we will buy it and pay you for it. Why not sell your gold filled jewelry for cash? We will buy gold filled jewelry and are the only gold buyer who buys it. If your jewelry is yellow in color let us determine the gold value and gold price for you. As always there is no charge for the jewelry appraisal. Please note that many used pocket watches are made of real gold as well as gold filled and some are extremely rare and collectable. Let us do a free evaluation for you to check if your gold and silver pieces are real or fake.

Gold Plated Jewelry

Gold plated jewelry (GP) contains a thinner layer of gold layered on the surface and is made of base metal (usually copper or brass) to create gold plated jewelry items. The layer is 0.05% actual gold content or less. Some gold plated jewelry items are gold chains, rings, bracelets, and earrings. Some gold plated jewelry has the lowest cost and will not sustain its color and will tarnish eventually. It has also been commonly known to irritate the skin. Real gold jewelry will not corrode and will last forever. Brass and copper will fade especially when having contact with lotions, perfumes, and everyday sweat. Gold plated jewelry is great for a special occasion and is usually used for high fashion jewelry or costume jewelry. South Bay Coin is the most trusted gold buyer and our main objective is for our clients to use our service to freely evaluate their jewelry pieces to see if it is real gold and holds any gold value. Feel free to bring in anything you have that is gold or silver in color or visit us at 16916 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260 or call (310) 363-7808 if you have any questions.

Jewelry Stamps and Definitions

GFGold Filled
GPGold Plated
HGEHeavy Gold Electroplate
VermeilGold Over Sterling Silver
Gold WashGold Plating
Gold Clad / Karat CladType of Gold Plating
Bonded GoldHeavier Gold Plating
10 MicronsGold Plating That is 10 Microns Thick
PlaqueGold Plated

Sell Your Gold Scrap and Dental Scrap

The definition of “scrap gold” refers to gold jewelry that is bought as scrap by weight to be melted and recycled into pure gold for resale. The gold value is high enough to offset the cost to recycle and refine it. Making the process worth it. Some items that we buy must contain gold regardless of the condition. The current gold market is high and we buy anything containing gold such as gold chains, coins, school rings, pendants, charms & charm bracelets, rings, gold watches, dental gold, pins, gold ingots, bars, etc. We pay cash for gold no matter what karat or color the gold is. We buy 9 Karat gold, 10 karat gold, 14 karat gold, 18 karat gold, 22 karat gold, and 24 karat gold. Cash paid for any gold jewelry , rose gold, white gold, yellow gold, green gold, any color its all gold and we buy it. Don’t hesitate to sell your gold if you are unsure of the karat or if it is even gold. Let gold buyers of Los Angeles near you make the call. The cash for gold buyers at South Bay Coin will evaluate your pieces and be sure you get the best price for your gold jewelry. If you are not wearing your jewelry, sell your gold for cash today.

How Scrap is Weighed and Measured

Scrap gold is sold by the weight in troy ounces (1 troy ounce equals 31.1 grams or 20 pennyweight (dwt) a common measurement of how gold is weighed). Explaining it further 1 pennyweight (1 dwt) is equal to 1.55 grams. 1 gram equals .64 pennyweight, 20 pennyweights of gold equals 1 troy ounce. What the purity of scrap gold is will tell you what percentage is made up of real gold and how much other metals contained in piece. For example a 14 karat wedding band contains 58.3% of pure gold (14 divided by 24). An easy way to calculate the purity and karat is to take the karat number of the jewelry item and divide by 24 (24 karat gold). Another example would be an item that is 18 karat (18k) just take (18 divided by 24). Answer 75% of the piece is pure gold. The price of gold today is at all time highs so take advantage of the gold market using our gold jewelry exchange and cash for gold service.

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Cash For Gold Misunderstanding

You will receive the amount you paid for the jewelry in the retail store.
Gold buyers do not take into account the jewelry design and only are interested in determining the metal content and the purity of the gold. The reason for this is that the jewelry store has marked it up to cover their operating cost and to make a profit. Commonly the markup on jewelry is 3-5 times the value of the gold jewelry or even more in some cases. We are the only company who inspects each piece of gold jewelry we receive and determine if we can resell the item for more than scrap value. If that is the case we will pay more than the actual gold value.

The second most common reason people are confused about is gold watches.
When you are looking for the best place to sell a gold watch or are searching sell my watch for best price. To sell a gold watch near me remember this your watch may be 14k gold with a total weight of 3 ounces and will not equal to your watch equaling 3 ounces of gold. The gold watch has a movement that takes up weight some being thin and some being thick adding to the total weight of the watch. A deduction needs to be made for the movement or it has to be taken apart with your approval to properly evaluate and get the gold value.

If you are searching “who buys gold” or “who buys gold in Los Angeles”? Call us at (310) 363-7808. Our team has many years of gold buying experience and thanks to our reputation as the most trusted and best place to sell gold over the last 4 decades. We are able to go a step further again to pay you the most money for your gold. Making the move to refine the gold ourselves has eliminated the middleman. When it comes to extracting gold and passing the added bonus to our customers. South Bay Coin makes it easy and profitable when your looking “where to sell my gold” Get cash for gold near me today. Be confident in selling your gold jewelry for cash to South Bay Coin and rest assured your cash for gold experience will be fast, professional, profitable, and confidential transaction.

How To Test Gold At Home

Precious metals such as gold are manufactured in different karats of gold and colors such as yellow gold, white gold, rose gold and green gold. The gold value or precious metal value is determined on whether the piece of jewelry is plated, gold filled or real gold. Begin by inspecting the piece closely to see if it has any discoloration or worn spots that shows another color under the gold or fading.

how to test goldHelpful Hints:
Step 1. Look for a Stamp.
A stamp maybe very small is usually located on the inside of the ring or on the clasp on a necklace or bracelet. A simple magnifying glass will help you to identify the mark more clearly. Examples of jewelry that is not real or fake use stamps that say GF which is gold filled, GP gold plated, HGE Heavy gold electroplated. Real gold jewelry in most cases are stamped 10k (.417), 14k (.585), 18k (.750), 22k (.916) or 24K.

Step 2. The Magnet Test.

Real gold is not magnetic, so if the piece of jewelry attaches to the magnet it is not real gold.

Step 3. Using a Ceramic Plate To Test Gold
Simply scrape the ring or piece of jewelry against the plate leaving a line. If the line appears black item is not real gold and is plated or not real.
Our goal is to provide our customers with useful information that will help them best sell gold. The only way to be sure of the gold purity of an item is to have it tested by a professional who has the proper testing solutions or equipment. South Bay Coin will gladly test your items for free and will always be the best place to sell gold. Our gold buying company prides itself in offering and paying the highest cash prices possible in the business when it is time for you to sell gold near me. You will no longer be asking yourself, “where can I sell my gold for best price”? So call South Bay Coin at (310) 363-7808 where we make it easy and convenient to sell your gold jewelry.

Gold Buying Pricing Chart

Gold market prices are based on the New York spot price of gold. The daily gold price is for 24k or pure gold only. Most jewelry is manufactured with a stamp somewhere on the piece of jewelry which shows the gold content or purity or karat. United States and Italy commonly use stamps such as 10K, 14k, 18k. European, Asian and Middle Eastern manufacturers stamp the percentage of gold content on the piece. An example would be a stamp like 417, 585, and 916 stamped on the jewelry. The price breakdown of each karat of gold and how to get the price is determined by the weight of the gold and is measured using grams, pennyweight (dwt), and ounces. At South Bay Gold and Coin Buyers we want to explain how the process works when selling your gold jewelry or used jewelry. When you are looking to sell gold for the best price look to the experts. We buy gold, silver, and platinum for immediate cash. Selling gold to a pawn shop or to pawn gold jewelry will not get you the best price. Their main business is to loan money on jewelry and since the loan is for 4 months they loan half of the gold value or jewelry value. Pawn shops adjust their prices to resell the items where we pay cash for the gold and refine it ourselves. This helps us to pay more. So if you’re looking for fast cash for gold call or visit us today for a free no-obligation quote. Call (310) 363-7808 and we will assist you with any question you may have. We are rated the number one gold buyer in Los Angeles.

KaratHallmarkGold %Analysis
9K.37537.5%Lowest karat of gold
10K.41741.7%Low karat jewelry
14K.58558.3%Most common in jewelry
16K.66666.6%Primary used in dental gold
18K.75075.0%Very popular and more yellow in color
20K.83383.3%Popular karat used on jewelry overseas
21K.87587.5%Popular karat used on jewelry overseas
22K.91691.6%Popular karat used on jewelry overseas
24K.99999.9%Highest purity of gold, sold in bullion and coins

Different Types of Gold Filled and Gold Plated Jewelry

There are many types of jewelry sold today by jewelry manufactures and it can be confusing when you are trying to buy or choose gold jewelry to wear. These companies have become experts at depositing extremely thin layers or coatings of gold onto other metals making them have the appearance of real gold jewelry without the high cost. More recently, jewelry manufactures have applied a thicker gold plating to their gold filled jewelry, trophies, plaques, metals, and gold filled eyeglass frames to have more durability and to last longer. Here is a summary explaining the difference between each type of gold filled and gold plated jewelry.

Gold Filled Jewelry

Gold filled items such as rings, pins, chains, cufflinks, label pins, gold watches, gold pocket watches and eyeglass frames usually contain more gold than gold plated items and are more valuable and worth more because the gold value in it is higher in gold purity . The thin layer of gold consists of a minimum of at least 1/20th percent of the total gold weight and is usually 14k gold. The best way to determine one from another is to have them examined or tested by South Bay Coin Gold Buyers. Our company can accurately determine the value and also test to be sure your items are gold filled and not gold. Most gold filled items have a higher resistance to tarnishing. Your items may be real gold so don’t hesitate to take them in or mail in to check if they are real gold. Many customers who assumed that their gold jewelry was fake or gold filled and had no value walked out with money because it was real gold. When your dealing with a trusted gold dealer, when it’s gold we will buy it and pay you for it. Why not sell your gold filled jewelry for cash? We will buy gold filled jewelry and are the only gold buyer who buys it. If your jewelry is yellow in color let us determine the gold value and gold price for you. As always there is no charge for the jewelry appraisal. Please note that many used pocket watches are made of real gold as well as gold filled and some are extremely rare and collectable. Let us do a free evaluation for you to check if your gold and silver pieces are real or fake.

Gold Plated Jewelry

Gold plated jewelry (GP) contains a thinner layer of gold layered on the surface and is made of base metal (usually copper or brass) to create gold plated jewelry items. The layer is 0.05% actual gold content or less. Some gold plated jewelry items are gold chains, rings, bracelets, and earrings. Some gold plated jewelry has the lowest cost and will not sustain its color and will tarnish eventually. It has also been commonly known to irritate the skin. Real gold jewelry will not corrode and will last forever. Brass and copper will fade especially when having contact with lotions, perfumes, and everyday sweat. Gold plated jewelry is great for a special occasion and is usually used for high fashion jewelry or costume jewelry. South Bay Coin is the most trusted gold buyer and our main objective is for our clients to use our service to freely evaluate their jewelry pieces to see if it is real gold and holds any gold value. Feel free to bring in anything you have that is gold or silver in color or visit us at 16916 Hawthorne Blvd, Lawndale, CA 90260 or call (310) 363-7808 if you have any questions.

Jewelry Stamps and Definitions

GFGold Filled
GPGold Plated
HGEHeavy Gold Electroplate
VermeilGold Over Sterling Silver
Gold WashGold Plating
Gold Clad / Karat CladType of Gold Plating
Bonded GoldHeavier Gold Plating
10 MicronsGold Plating That is 10 Microns Thick
PlaqueGold Plated

Contact Us

We are committed to providing excellent customer service. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to call, text or email us and one of our expert buyers will answer any questions you may have. We are open Monday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 6 PM

(310) 363-7808
info@southbaycoin.com
16916 Hawthorne Blvd,
Lawndale, CA 90260