I want to sell gold filled and gold plated necklaces from the 1950s, made in Korea. I have dozens of them equaling several pounds. From Becky in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
It is nearly impossible to recover any relevant amount of gold from plated items because the gold is plated so thinly that there are only a few microns of actual gold in each plated item. Furthermore, the cost to refine plated items is higher than with 10 Karat – 24 Karat gold so there is no value in refining it.
Gold filled jewelry on the other hand, may have some value. Typically, a few pieces of gold filled jewelry will not yield much return but if you have pounds, you should get some return. I suggest using the US Postal Service’s flat rate shipping boxes. They are great for shipping small, heavy items such as jewelry. Remember to request the “Delivery Signature Required” option when you ship.
Because we can not take your gold plated jewelry items, we would recommend selling them as costume jewelry on EBay or local consignment shops. Hope this helps!
Where I can fine a kit to goldplate thing for me self at home?
I have a 24k gold plated oxygen regulator. Is it worth anything?
I have a gold filled bracelet dating back to shortly after WWI worth anything? thank you
Unfortunately, one piece of gold filled jewelry would not be enough for us to offer a return back for the gold content. However, it sounds like your piece is fairly old and may have some value that is not based solely the gold value. Good Luck!
I have a 10k Rose Gold rolled gold Cross pen and pencil set. Anything?
Gold filled pins marked 14k/20 should indicate that the pins use 14K gold, but that only 1/20 of the items weight can be attributed to the 14K gold content. To determine the items approximate value, you should take the item’s weight and divide it by 20. You can then plug this weight into our gold value calculator to get a feel for the amount of gold in the item. Obviously, determining the weight can prove to be very challenging if the item includes other elements aside from the gold filled components.
In addition, since there is very little gold content in these items, the time and energy to refine the precious metal from the other metals is greater than with solid gold. Given this, gold filled jewelry is typically not worth very much unless you have very large quantities of it.
Unless you have a large amount of rolled gold (we’re talking pounds), we would not recommend sending in for refining. Instead, you may be better off selling to a resale or consignment shop or website for the set. Thanks!
Here is some more info: http://www.precious-metal-refining.info/is-gold-filled-jewelry-worth-refining-precious-metal-refining-blog/
I have 4 necklaces and 3 bracelets that are gold plated? Would I be able to sell them?
I have 4 necklaces and 3 bracelets that are gold plated. Would I be able to sell them? Thanks
i have 282.3 grams of total weight in gold rolled 18k necklaces, would this be something a smelter or refiner would work with? and if so what kind of return would i be looking at? i did the math on the approx gold content but what kind of fees are there? id assume a percentage…
ooops, just saw your response to carlton so never mind since i dont have pounds of it..
I have several items that are 24K gold plated. Are they worth anything at all? Also, I have 4 rings that are over 50 years old with 1 that has 18K, 1 with 14K, 1 with 24K. One is a Masonic ring. would these be worth anything?
I saw a vintage bracelet for sale and it shows s.o.b. 1/20 10k. the seller is saying that it’s solid gold because it doesn’t have the “gf” after it, but doesn’t 1/20 ALWAYS mean gold filled even with vintage jewery?
Hello! I am at my end trying to find out if a pocketwatch is worth anything or not! It is a ~1923 Illinois 19 jewel (working condition) with a Wadsworth Referee casing. Is this worth selling or should I just hold onto it? Thanks!
I have a 18kt 750 white gold rolex band it weighs 67 grams I got it tested they scratched it on a stone and but some acid or something on it it came out perfectly further. Evaluation says it has some sort of plate in it but they said it was Verry heavy plated is it worth anything
hi there i have a chanel watch that says plaque or G 20m 18k gold swiss made the watch is called a “Chanel paris premier” is this watch worth anything at all
I have a 14k gold plated necklace that is in great shape. Is it actually worth anything?
Unfortunately we cannot give a return on one gold plated necklace. Gold plate for that matter has very little gold to refine. Gold filled or rolled gold is manufactured with more that we are able to process large volumes of this material, but not gold plate. Thank you for your question.
I have just over a pound of 14k gold filled rings ect, ad half a pound ok 18k any idea if its worth sending in?
Hi Ethan, Thank you for your question. For gold filled material we recommending having no less than 10 pounds of material before we can process it. Then it would be worth sending it in. As the price of gold is constantly changing, this may not always be the case, but in today’s market that is our minimum for this material.
24 Kt gold plated worth anything
Unfortunately gold plate is not worth anything for the gold plate material itself.
Unless the material under the gold plate is sterling silver or some other valuable/precious metal, we will probably not be able to refine your item.
Thanks for the question Sam!
Hi Sam — Thank you for your question. Gold plate material is unfortunately not worth anything to us for the precious metal value. UNLESS the metal that is under the plate is sterling silver (which is normally not the case).
Hi, I have an 18ct yellow gold filled necklace and I was just wandering if its worth anything to a pawn broker?
While we cannot speak for a Pawn Broker, as it may vary from shop to shop. But the gold value for our necklace is not very much. So you would be looking to be paid for the beauty of the piece as a necklace. Or they may just pay you for the scrap and add it to their pile of gold filled that they have refined when it reaches a minimum refining volume. Your best bet is just to take it into a few places and see what they offer.
I have a ring with & ster 14 on and some kind of blue dim on it. Can not find anything about how much it would be worth? Thanks
Is there any gold on your piece? The markings may mean that the ring is Sterling Silver and if there is any gold may be 14K. We would need to know the weight on your item to tell you if your piece would be worth refining. Typically one small sterling silver ring wouldn’t be worth sending in unless it is with a larger lot of sterling items. Could you weigh your ring on a postage meter and then fill out this form with an image? http://www.precious-metal-refining.info/request-estimate/ That would probably be the best. Thanks!
How much real gold would 10lbs of 14k gold filled produce?
To clarify, do you have 10 pounds of 1/10th 14 kt gold? Here is some more information about our gold filled refining services: http://www.precious-metal-refining.info/arch-now-accepts-large-lots-of-gold-filled-jewelry-to-refine/
Then your best bet is to contact us for a quote though our RFQ form here http://www.precious-metal-refining.info/request-estimate/
I have a pair of old glasses frames which are 14K GF and was wondering how much they are worth. What would be an estimate? They weigh 0.8oz without the lenses, I know it’s not much but was wondering if I should just get rid of them or sell them.
The GF stands for gold filled. Here is some more information about gold filled: http://www.archenterprises.com/gold-filled.html. Unfortunately it is too small for us to take, but if they are in good condition you may be able to resell as an antique. There are some sellers on Etsy selling these between $25-$150 https://www.etsy.com/search?q=gold%20filled%20glasses%20frames. Hope that helps thanks!
i bought a 24k gold plated nicklace at holyland mall. is this item has anyworth at the pawnshop?
please respose,thank you,…
We are not a pawnshop and cannot say what one would pay for it. It would depend on a few things like the quality and maker. Your best bet would be to take it to a pawn shop and see.
Hi i have a gold plated 925 sterling silver set of earrings i was wondering what would the value be if there is any value thanks
Hi Tygee. If we refined your piece we would not be able to recover and offer payment for the gold plate material. We would be mostly interested in the sterling silver. We recommend having 5-6 ounces or more of sterling silver to make refining beneficial for all parties involved. How much do your pieces weigh? We would weigh your pieces then fill out our request form and we will be able to email you back with a more accurate estimate. Thanks!
More info about silver jewelry refining: http://www.archenterprises.com/silver-jewelry.html
Request form: http://www.archenterprises.com/contact-us.html
hello,hi there,i have a watch from westar brand..on the back of it written,18k gold electro plated,swiss eb,water resistance,2574 LGPS 0900023..does this watch worth of anything?
We wouldn’t be able to help you refine for the gold value of your gold plated watch. Unless what is under the gold plate is sterling silver, your piece is not worth much for its precious metal value. If your watch is an antique or a rare edition, you may be able to go to a used jewelry buyer or pawn shop. Thanks for your question.
I babe a dinner bell marked 18k gold plated..is it worth anything?
Hi Sharon. Unless you dinner bell is gold plate over sterling silver, it is probably not worth anything for its precious metal value. If it were sterling silver we could possibly offer a return on the silver, but the gold plate is so small an amount to recover and offer a return on the gold. Best of luck. -Arch
Hello. I have a 24 kt gold over sterling silver bracelet and was just wondering if it has any value. Thank you.
Thanks for your inquiry. Oftentimes, there is so little gold used in gold plating that the plating is not worth much, even if the item has been plated using higher karat gold. However, since the gold plate is over sterling silver, it’s possible that the silver may have some value. You might find this post helpful: http://www.precious-metal-refining.info/gold-over-sterling-silver-jewelry-value/ Additionally, you can also visit our main website and request an estimate on your item.
I bought a gold necklace and its stamped 24 k on it the necklace broke real easy and it doesn’t look like its gold all the way threw is it a fake ?
Thank you for your question. 24K gold is very soft, so it can be quite fragile. We recommend that you take the necklace to a local jeweler you trust to ask about the authenticity of the gold. They may also be able to repair the necklace for you if you like.
I have been thinking about purchasing there cuban link chain. It is $250.00 but I am wondering is it worth the quality. What is your opinion on Vermeil jewelry. They say there process is 10 times thicker than regular gold plated jewelry over sterling silver.
I have an authentic, vintage gold filled shell cameo. Anything?
I have a 24 carat gold plated chandelier purchased in the seventies in Vancouver b.c. It cost almost a thousand dollars. It is still very beautiful. However, is there any value from the gold.
i own a gold plated plauge 6oz. 5 gold plated0years old it 6oz. was a anniversary present.it has 2 gold plated 2rings an has the number 50 the number 50 is gold plated
i have a50yearoh.plague with 2rings gold platedrings and the number50 on itsteve hren
I have a 24k gold plated belt buckle under a silver plate, is it worth anything?
I have a 14 kp gold ring from either the 1960’s-1970’s, could it be worth anything?
Hey I got a rolled gold omega seamaster 50s model can anybody tell me it’s worth Or if it’s worth anything
Could you help please. Replica stamps that are 22k surface.
Could these be melted and the gold separated?
Is a 24 carrat gold plated spoon and fork set much worth (6spoons and 6forks)
I have a pin marked 1-2010k made by Pasquale. Was told the 1-2010k mark means 1950’s or newer. Is this correct?
I have 4 X 5 inch piece weighing 113 gram 24 K gold plated. What is it worth.
I purchased a 22 inch gold filled herringbone necklace 18k it stated mfp was $1000 if your saying it takes pounds how much is thus really worth? I ended up finding many sites that state items are worth in the upper hundreds as well. Was it worth the investment at all?
I bought a 14 K gold necklace online for $7. It’s a big chain that is very light but it never tarnished and still looks good.what is it??
Hi i have a serving tray and has this mark:L&R made in sweeden 24 carat goldplated…and its about 1 kilo…does it has any value?
Hi i was would like to know if u could help me by letting me know if I can get something back on some gold filled things I have they r –
2×14 k gold filled curbs chains weight 58gr
14 k gold filled chain weight 31 gr
18k gold filled chain weight 15.8 gr
I have a beautiful Elgin watch that is 14k GF and the band is 10k GF. Its a gemex watch and the number inside is 083. How mutch is it worth.
What about sterling silver candlesticks? I know they are weighted, but are they worth getting smelted?
So I’m trying to find out if my gold plated necklace, earring, ring set is worth anything. It is sterling silver with I believe 14k gold plated.
I have a vintage Jacoby Bender gold filled name tag bracelet. I was wondering if its worth anything.
I have 60 pounds of mixed gold filled and Gold plated jewelry,can I take it to the refinery,and will it be worth any thing. How much gold will I get back. I just need a rough estamate
I have a 9ct rolled gold,32 grams in weight bracelet,is it worth anything?
I have gold clad bars and coins Or they worth some money and how can I sell them. Do you
buy them give what is worth,
Bonded gold ? As Is layered thicker would it be fair to say that it’s worth selling on to a broker or refining it , currently in possession of a sizeable amount n would love some real advice rather then the dribble iv read on the net
I have 9, 2001 gold Christmas ornaments from the Franklin Mint collection. Does the gold on them have any value?
I have a ring that 14kgf is it worth anything it also has a stone that’s oranges brownish with 2 small diamonds it’s a older ring.can u tell me anything about it or what it’s worth?
I have a ring that’s says 14kgf it has a circle withe letters also it has a stone that a brownish orange and 2 small diamond stones it’s a old ring can u tell me anything about it or what it’s worth?
i got an 18k gold plated necklace, its quite thin, its about 40cm long, can you tell me how much it is worth please?
I went to junior jay c Olympics and got two gold medals and one bronze how do I tell if they are real gold
I went on the web to compare GF as opposed to plating and found your website. I am writing to tell you that you’re doing a fabulous job with answering the public’s enquiries. You are terribly polite at the same questions asked time and time again.
I’ve recently been doing online shopping and have come across “platinum” plating of stainless steel jewelry and was curious.
Anyway, just thought I’d compliment you. In my days, it was either silver, sterling silver, 9ct, 18ct or 24ct, which is the softest due to its purity.
i have a cameo ring stamped 14k gold filled
. do you think it”s worth anything?
Hi there, I getting ready to purchase a gold filled 32mm Hawaiian bracelet for $200.00 and asking if the price is worth it?
i have a watch of saint honore 18 k gold electroplated case and bracelet. does it worth anything? one case back it is written that it is a patented model.
I have a 18k gold filled chain, is that worth anything
Hello. I have many vintage pieces of all different types of things. From jewelry, tie tacks, money clips etc. The money clip is very unique as it is stamped 1/20- 12kt GF – M.S. It is also has a mini knife that opens up on one side & a nail file on the other. There is a Ruby looking stone on the front and has a type of logo that says “CIT”. I know these are not a person’s initials as I’ve known the person who owned it for years. I know it’s hard to gibe any kind of quote without actually seeing an item, however, just thought I’d ask if u have any idea what brand this clip is, is 12kt GF worth anything & have u ever seen a vintage money clip with a knife & file? Any input would greatly be appreciated. Thanks so much! – Lisa
What would the pricing be for 18k ion plating be or is ion gold plating not worth anything?
I have 50 24k gold encased maile leaves from Hawaii. Can the gold be melted off and sold?
I have a Elgin Mickey mouse watch that say MCK208 gold tone and yellow gold it real and what is it worth may I ask
Hi. I found a 24k gold plated circle like a big coin printed with japanese words. Does it cost anything?
I have a 70 year old gold filled baby locket. Can you give mea value please. It has the engraving of what looks like a flower.
Thanks for any information you can give me.
Hi, I have a 14k diamond ring that weighs 2.5grams. Any ideas on how much I could get for it
Hi there, I have a gold rope chain weighing in at 33g but it has PL-18k on the clasp plate,is this 18k platinum or gold plated…Thanks for reading and Will look forward to your answers..Thanks Andrew.
If my combo weight of real and plated or hgp or etc… Is over 10 pounds?? Worth sending it in. I believe in scraping it it down to a refined gold of 24 kt. Tim
I have a Pease of jewerly that has 1 20 10k gold filled And it has a name I am not sure if its maco, mago but it’s a tie bar clasp with a chain and a small square attached to it.do you know anything about it. I found a sliver one that looked just like it and it had maco on it.I can’t find anything.I appreciate your help thank you
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