Frequently Asked Questions

Make as much money as possible on each deal. Take less knowledgeable customers for a ride and pay as little as possible, relying on less volume but larger profit margins.

Deal in volume and pay each and every customer top dollar! We make a smaller profit but pride ourselves in knowing we pay the most.

We treat each and every single one of our customers with respect, dignity and equality. It doesn’t matter if it is your first time walking through the door or if you are here every week. We give you a realistic, down-to-earth, small town experience with a touch of professionalism.

Click HERE to see what we are currently buying. You can also contact us by phone at (828) 855-1850 or click HERE to inquire about any items you have for sale.

Each item is priced on a case-by-case basis and includes factors such as Current Market Prices, Weight, Purity, and Characteristics (Is it Designer Jewelry? Is it an Antique? Does it contain diamonds or gems?). The Gold King consistently pays the most Cash in Western North Carolina and will give you an accurate and fair appraisal in person, with no obligation.

We test your gold jewelry in house if it is not properly marked or if there is some doubt regarding its fineness. Testing helps to ensure the accuracy of our appraisal. We do not have an accurate test for determining fineness of silver jewelry , so we only buy silver bullion (bars, rounds & coins) and Jewelry marked “sterling” or “925”.

Items that we do not buy include Costume Jewelry (non-Antique), Gold & Silver Plated Jewelry, Rocks, Platinum Flake, Jewelers polishing dust, PT Labware ,Platinum Catheters, and Electrophoresis Electrodes.

No, we have experts on staff to help ensure you get the best offer for your diamonds and jewelry.

We will make you a Cash offer on-the spot and pay you CASH immediately.

You must be at least 18 years old.