• The Jewelry Buyer has been in business at its present location since 2003.
  • We originally started in Downtown Portland in 1980.
  • We are a locally owned and operated business.
  • Because of our low overhead, we offer very competitive prices on your gold.
  • We also purchase Platinum and Silver.


What are your hours?
We are open Monday through Friday 9:30 am to 5pm & Saturday 10am to 3pm.
Do I need an appointment?
No appointment necessary. Just stop by during business hours.
Where are you located?
We are located at 2034 N.E. Sandy Blvd. in Portland, Oregon 97232. Driving directions are available on our Contact Us page.
Do I need ID?
Yes. You need a current government issued photo ID. For example; Any state issued driver's license, passport, military. You also need to be 18 or older.
How does the process of selling gold work?
Bring in what you'd like to sell. If it's gold or silver, we will separate it by karat and weigh it. We will make an offer. If you accept our offer, we do some required paperwork for the city. It only takes a few minutes.
Are you regulated?
Yes, we are regulated. We are licensed by the City of Portland and also by the Portland Police Department. The scales we use are 'legal to the trade' and approved by the Oregon Department of Agriculture.
What do you buy?
We buy gold and silver in any condition. We also buy gold coins and American silver coins (1964 and before), sterling silver flatware, dental gold...just about anything containing gold, silver or platinum.
Do you buy white gold?
Yes, we buy white gold. It is priced the same as yellow gold.
What is a karat?
Karat refers to the purity of gold. The most common are 10kt.- 14kt. and 18kt.

Gold is often, but not always, marked by a karat. It can also be marked by it's percentage of purity:
10kt. = .417, 14kt. = .585 and 18kt. = .750.

Platinum is marked by PT. 900, PT. 950 or Plat.
Do you buy dental gold?
Yes we do.. even if the teeth are still intact.
Do you buy watches?
We buy old pocket watches and men's old wind watches.

We buy some older ladies watches, it depends upon the maker.

It is best to call on watches so you don't waste a trip in. Call 503.239.6900 during business hours.
Do you buy silver? What kind?
Yes. We buy sterling silver flatware and hollow ware (candlesticks, bowls, trays, etc.)

We also buy all marked sterling silver jewelry.

We specialize in Native American jewelry.
Can I shop your offer?
Absolutely! Our pricing is very competitive. We encourage you to shop around and compare.
Are you a pawn shop?
No. We are not a pawnshop.
Do you do appraisals?
No. What we do is offer you a fair price for what you bring in to sell.


The Jewelry Buyer specializes in the purchase of Old Pocket Watches... running or not running.

If you have an item that you would like to sell you can bring it in for a free evaluation
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