Diamond Banc of Kansas City has deep roots in the Missouri jewelry industry. Our founder and president, Mills Menser, owns our retail jewelry company that has been in continuous operation since 1896 in Columbia, MO, and is a sister organization of Diamond Banc. Due to Mills’ experience in the industry, as well as a very knowledgeable staff, Diamond Banc offers unmatched purchasing power, lending expertise and overall industry resources. Diamond Banc: the expert jewelry buyers in Kansas City.
Sterling silver was being utilized in Colonial America starting as early as 1634, both as currency and common goods.  As the popularity of sterling silver uses spread in the New World, affluent families enjoyed meals on sterling silver flatware. These prized possessions were passed down through the generations. In our fast-paced modern lives, we no longer have time for elaborate meals with our inherited sterling silver flatware. Generally speaking, the millennial generation does not have a need for their inherited flatware.  Have you inherited sterling silver flatware that you no longer have use for? Sell your silver in Kansas City to Diamond Banc.
Diamond Banc of Kansas City is the best place to sell your antique jewelry in the Kansas City area. If you have inherited estate jewelry from one of your family members, you can rest assured knowing our experts will take every value-adding factor into consideration when purchasing your antique pieces. We not only take the metal value into consideration, we also look at the era in which the jewelry was created. Jewelry fashion trends tend to be cyclical and older jewelry pieces are often sought after for their character, craftsmanship and unique design features.
Knowing your jewelry and its history helps determine its value. With periods like the Edwardian era, Art Deco and Mid-Century design, it’s easy to misdate your vintage beauties.
The worth of an estate piece depends on what style is popular at whatever time the owner decides to sell. For instance, the Art Deco period has become fashionable again, so jewelry from that period is worth more because there are more potential buyers. Some classic styles are more resistant to the ebbs and flows of fashion, like pendent necklaces or single-stone engagement ring settings. A vintage piece that is out of fashion will rarely be worth more than the gems and metals it’s made from. Continue reading “Determining Vintage Jewelry’s Value”
Loan Details & Rates
Diamond Banc offers the best jewelry-backed loans in the nation. Our repayment period can be tailored to the client's preferences from as short as 30 days to as long as 5 years. Our interest rate is 3% per month or 36% APR when clients borrow 30%-50% of the liquid wholesale value of their pledged collateral. For example if you have an asset with a liquid wholesale value of $25,000 and borrow $10,000 the monthly rate would be 3%, or $300 a month. If you borrowed the money for 5 months, your total pay back amount would be $11,500. Loans greater than $100,000 can qualify for even lower rates. If you have any more questions please review our FAQ page or just give us a call.