When people for an engagement rings for their intendeds, they naturally want to buy the biggest and best they can find, a symbol and testament to the love the feel. Once they start shopping, the reality of their resources sets in. That reality has the most consequence when applied to retail jewelry stores, which feature markups of up to three times the wholesale cost of engagement rings. To get the biggest bang for your budget, head to pawn shops in South Florida. You’ll be amazed.
If you think pawn shops only have older designs think again; all kinds of circumstances lead people to bring jewelry to pawn shops. You’ll find new and vintage designs, and less than run-of-the-mill options that won’t have you spending extra on customization. And because diamonds usually increase in value over time, there is no downside to buying “used.” In fact, you may find a stone you love in a setting you don’t, and still find savings in having it reset.
Some people find online auctions or private sellers to be an easy way to buy “used,” but we’d like to caution against buying an item sight unseen. When you come in to look at engagement rings at National Pawn and Jewelry in South Florida, you can bring a jeweler’s loupe—or borrow one of ours—and check them out for yourself. We’ll answer all your questions because we don’t want you to buy anything if you’re not going to be happy with it, because we know how much you want the person you’re giving it to be happy as well.