Frequently Asked Questions

So, you've got questions, luckily, we've got answers.

If your question is about buy and selling gold Diamond Jim's has an answer. If your question is about jewelry repair Diamond Jim's has the scoop! If your question is about diamonds Diamond Jim's has the low-down. If your question is about how to find a reputable gold buyer Diamond Jim's has the story! But... if you have a question not answered here, please feel free to contact us and we'll get right back with you.

We pay top dollar for your gold, silver, and jewelry. We're a no pressure, no hassle, friendly jewelry store. We've been in the jewelry business for decades unlike some of the other so called "gold buyers" out there. We pride ourselves on our old-fashioned hospitality. We're honest and fair. Come to Diamond Jim's and experience the difference. We have a reputation for paying the most for gold and for having superior customer service!

On gold pieces, look for Karat markings. Any one of these indicates that your jewelry is gold:

  • For 8 Karat you will see 375 - this is used primarily in items from England and Mexico
  • For 10 karat you will see: 10k, 10kt, or 417
  • For 14 karat you will see: 14k, 14kt, or 585
  • For 18 karat you will see: 18k, 18kt, or 750
  • For 22 karat you will see .917
  • For 24 karat you will see 999.9, 999 or 99
  • For Platinum you will see: 900PT, Platinum, 950PT or 10%IR
  • For Silver you will see: STERLING, 800, 600, 925, 999.9 or SILVER

Come in to our store and let one of our friendly staff evaluate your item(s). We're happy to help whether it's gold or not!

If you're in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, we can come to you. Request an appointment here and we'll meet at your convenience or call our offices at 602.466.1772.

The price of gold is at an all time high. Gold prices fluctuate daily and prices can drop again. If you need cash now and have unwanted items this may be the best time to sell.

This is a question we're often asked. Our simple answer is make sure your find a reputable dealer like Diamond Jim. He has been recommended by many and we would like YOU to be our next satisfied client. Click here to read more of our tips on selling gold, gold jewelry, etc.

Yes! We are a professional jewelry repair, full service jewelry store. We specialize in ring resizing, watch repair, fine jewelry repair, clasp repair, and more. We'll even clean your ring for free!