Busy Bee Jewelry has long been Long Island’s destination for customers looking to receive top dollar for their sterling silver. We have earned our reputation as Long Island’s leading buyer of sterling silver flatware & hollow ware. Each piece is evaluated for both its weight & artistic value.
A great and simple way for you to check if your silver is authentic is by checking if the silver has a “925” or “.925” stamp. If you are not sure we will be happy to do a deeper analysis and inspect the piece further. As soon as the analysis is done, you will receive an immediate cash offer.
Certain brands & origins can bring larger premiums on silver:
- Tiffany & Co.
- Black Starr & Frost
- Dominick & Haff
- S. Kirk & Son
- David Yurman
- John Hardy
- Russian Silver
- Japanese Silver
- French Silver
- German Silver
- Norwegian Silver
- English Silver
- Chinese Silver
WE DO NOT PURCHASE THE FOLLOWING
- Any type of costume jewelry, this includes items made by Speidel©, Monet©, Avon©, Napier©, Trifari©, Sarah Coventry©,and Swank©
- Non-precious metals or item that are gold-filled, gold or silver plated, or gold electroplated, this includes items that are stamped 1/10,1/20, GE, RGP, or HE as these are indicators items are filled or plated.
- Plated or Filled Gold
- Silver Plated Flatware
- Coins that say “Copy” on them
If you are not sure what you have is real, please feel free to come in to Busy Bee Jewelry for a free confidential verbal appraisal
THE SELLING PROCESS
GET AN OFFER
Once you submit your item(s), we’ll be back in touch via email. Give our team 3-5 business days to do our thing.
SHIP YOUR SILVER/JEWELRY
We’ll email you pre-insured FedEx labels. Box up and drop off your watch at a FedEx location and we’ll take care of everything else.
CERTIFY & SERVICE
After your item(s) arrive, our jewelers will authenticate and inspect them to make sure everything is good to go. This typically takes 3-5 business days.
Once our team has processed your item(s), we’ll confirm your payment and get it sent out—either by check or in store credit (your preference).