These days knowing where to liquidate your gold and silver investments is almost as important as having something to liquidate. There are a great many avenues out there today which will allow the owner of gold and silver items to make extra cash. Any person looking to sell their gold jewelry would want such important transactions to be convenient, quick and easy but also provide them with the assurance that they’ve gotten the most for their items. So how do you know the best place to sell your gold and silver? Places to Sell Your Gold Jewelry Pawn shops spring to most people’s minds when asked where they’d like to sell their gold jewelry. Granted, pawn shops are one of the quickest ways to convert your gold jewelry into greenbacks, but one of the cons is that you’ll rarely, if ever, get a fair value for your investments. Pawn shops and other such small establishments typically operate with high overheads and are thus unable to extend low costs to their customers. They are more suited to getting rid of unwanted electronics and junk but when it comes to liquidating your hard-earned investments. Pawn shops are definitely not the way to go when it comes to selling your unwanted and/or unused gold and silver jewelry. An easy way to sell your jewelry is to look online for a buyer. These buyers do have some advantages, including having no overheads thus the ability to offer top dollar for your precious investments. Compare Borders with Amazon and one can see how brick-and-mortar stores have slowly but surely lost out in the price war that was waged once the internet became the go-to place for retailing. However, as with many online retailers, you never know exactly who you’re dealing with. You also can’t be there in front of them to determine their process for evaluating your items’ values. Moreover online gold buyers do not charge any commissions and their processes are generally easy and free of charge. And in this age of online competition slowly resembling a perfect competition market, most online traders also offer to return your jewelry if you are dissatisfied with the valuations. One more option that has gained legitimacy in recent times are gold parties. These are basically a mini-market at someone’s residence where the owner opens up for a buyer or buyers to come in and buy gold from invited sellers. These are generally very informal places with a calm and genial atmosphere and allow for sellers to relax during this transaction. If you choose the right company to back your gold party, party holders will have lots of success and everyone involved will make a good amount of money. Just make sure when going to these parties that they are backed by a reputable company in the business of buying gold and silver. Also make sure at the party that the gold buyer is able to explain how the process of evaluating your gold and silver jewelry works and you feel comfortable with what you are hearing. The Best Way: Go With a Local Expert Local companies that specialize in buying and selling gold and silver items are the best way to get the most for your goods while feeling comfortable that you are not being taken advantage of. It’s important for you to be able to not only get to know the person or people you are dealing with but also see the process of evaluating the gold and silver as they do it. This way, you as a seller can be informed that not only are you dealing with a reputable company who specializes in the gold and silver industry, but you can also learn about the process so that future sales are handled with ease.