If you have unused, unwanted, or damaged silver items, it could be advantageous for you to sell your silver, but you might have some questions about the process. Here are some common questions you might have about selling silver to Cash for Silver USA:

FAQs About Selling Silver to Cash for Silver USA

What can I send in to Cash for Silver USA?

You can ship us any material containing silver (as long as it’s not silver-plated). This includes used, unwanted or broken sterling silver jewelry, silver coins, silverware, silver bars .999, ingots, sterling silver flatware, sterling silver tea sets, sterling silver serving pieces, silver flake, silver paint, silver sludge, silver epoxy, silver solder and anything else you have that may contain silver (as well as gold or platinum). If you’re not sure of something, either ship it to us and let our experts make the determination or give us a call and we may be able to help you over the phone.

Do you purchase silver-plated items?

No. We do not purchase silver-plated items. Please do not send silver-plated items. Check your valuables for these silver markings to determine if it is silver-plated: EP, EPNS, or EPBM. Further, if it is not marked at all, it is likely silver plated, or not precious metal at all.

I need help shipping my material. How do I contact Cash for Silver USA?

Contact us at 1-866-300-6360 and we’ll walk you through the process.

Where is my material going and how long will it take to get there?

Your material will be shipped to our corporate office at:

CFS-USA
15 Dan Road
Suite 150
Canton MA 02021

The material usually takes FedEx 2-5 business days for delivery to our facility, depending upon where you live in North America. Upon arrival, our experts will promptly appraise your items and send you an offer electronically within 24 hours.

If your offer does not meet my expectations, what happens to my silver?

We offer a zero-risk, no obligation appraisal. We also offer a Price “Beat” Guarantee — will beat any competitor’s written offer or return your items to you free of charge. However, if you decline our offer we’ll return your items to you free of charge without any hassle, and we’ll insure your valuables.

What forms of payment do you offer?

Cash for Silver USA offers several convenient forms of payment for its customers. These include: check via First Class USPS mail with no cost, print-at-home-check for a $5 fee, check via FedEx Express with a $15 USD shipping fee for 2-3 days delivery, check via FedEx Overnight with a $25 USD shipping fee for next day delivery, PayPal with a 3.49% + $0.50 service fee charged by PayPal (not our company), and complimentary bank wire for payments over $30,000.

How do I know my material is safe and secure? What about when it gets to your facility?

All of our shipments are automatically insured up to $5,000 (additional insurance up to $100,000 is available, but contact us first). Plus, you can track your shipment each step of the way online throughout the process. Once your shipment arrives it is monitored by closed-circuit security cameras.

Do you also buy gold and diamonds?

Yes. You can ship us any material containing silver, gold, platinum, and diamonds. That includes anklets, bracelets, brooches, chains, charms, clasps, coins, dental scrap (gold or silver), earrings, gold solder, ingots, links, necklaces, nuggets, pendants, pins, rings, shot, watches and bands, wire (gold or platinum), and everything else. We accept all karats: 8k, 9k, 10k, 14k, 15k, 18k, 22k, and 24k. And if you’re not sure of something, contact us.

FAQs About What Silver is Worth

How do I know whether or not what I have is silver or sterling silver?

Real silver typically has a “hallmark.” Search for a marking that reads either “925” or “800” or “Sterling” or “SS” (you may need a magnifying glass). If your material doesn’t have any of these markings but you think it may contain silver, send it in and let our experts take a look at it. As long as it is not silver-plated, we can make you an offer for it.

Do you purchase broken or cracked material?

Yes. As long as it’s comprised of silver we will pay you for it. The material’s value is based on its weight and purity and market price of silver on the day it is received, not its condition.

How do I know how much my silver is worth?

The worth of silver is determined by its purity, weight, and the current market value of silver. Check the silver hallmark/silver symbol for purity, weigh it, and then check out the current spot silver price.

How do I find out how much my silver jewelry is worth?

When trying to figure out what jewelry is worth, it ultimately relies on who you sell it to, if at all. If you plan on selling it, you might be able to sell it for a higher price in a private sale. If you sell it to a jeweler or pawn shop, you will receive a lower price because they need to pay for overhead. If you sell to Cash for Silver USA, we can usually offer a higher price because we work with our own refinery. If you sell to a business, keep in mind you will not be paid for the sentimental value of your jewelry.

Is it worth selling silver jewelry?

Selling silver jewelry can be worthwhile if it’s of high purity and silver prices are favorable. If the piece has a high sentimental value, it might be best to keep the piece.

How much is silver jewelry worth today?

The worth of silver jewelry today varies based on the spot silver price, which constantly changes, purity, and weight.

How can you tell if silver is valuable?

Silver’s value is indicated by its purity (marked as .925, .999, etc.), weight, and condition. The higher the purity, the more valuable.

How do you value old silver?

If you had old silver appraised, the value would be based on its age, rarity, condition, and purity. Antique silver may have additional value as a collectible. However, we send silver to be refined, so for us, the value would be tied to the spot price of silver on the day we evaluate it, plus the weight, and purity. Per Kitco, the price of silver is $30.36 per ounce as of June 20, 2024.


About Cash For Silver USA

Cash for Silver USA is a prominent online buyer of silver, gold, platinum, and palladium in the United States. Since 2005, we have paid tens of millions to tens thousands of customers for their unwanted or broken precious metal jewelry. We offer a quick and straightforward selling process, ensuring customers receive prompt and competitive offers for their items. Learn more about us or request your free Appraisal Kit now:

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