Top 5 Silver Items to Sell To Gold Buyers Although most viable currencies - certainly the Unites States' dollar - are backed up by the unshakable value of gold, there is a place for silver as a precious metal in any economy. Whenever there's an especially robust market for gold, it turns out that you can also engage in selling silver as long as it is the right kind, because it can also act as insurance against economic downturn, and has been valued in nearly all locations around the world since antiquity. There are countless vendors that will pay you fairly for your silver trinkets; in fact, there are five very popular items that silver buyers purchase most frequently from sellers: 1. Ornate or antique silverware may be worth more than you think, especially given the fact that the worth of silver doesn't devalue, and the price can obviously go up during times of fiscal misfortune, when the dollar's own worth takes a hit. This may initially surprise you, but even if the silverware is damaged, it is still worth about the same amount, because it will be melted down anyway in most cases, as long as it's real silver. If it is aged Spanish royalty silver or something like that, then it can be worth more than heaps of gold. 2. If you have silver coins for whatever reason - maybe they've been passed down through the generations of your family, etc - then these could be very good items to sell for fast cash. You can be paid well for them at a pawn shop depending on the place of origin, the age, to whom did it belong, etc; but you can often get much more money from an online website that deals in precious metals. 3. Silver jewelry is always a popular one to sell, because they are worthy accessories that are always in demand. As usual, taking the time to find a trustworthy online retailer often nets you considerably more than you might get at a local jewelry store, since online retailers don't have the multiple costs that a brick-and-mortar physical location that has to deal with customers, security, utilities, etc. Out of all silver, jewelry can sometimes be the easiest one to sell because of the worth of the craftsmanship, meaning the buyer can just choose to resell it, and the usual inherent worth of the silver itself, which can be broken down, melted, and used in multiple ways. 4. You've certainly heard of gold bullion; but probably not as much about silver bullion. If you happen to have any silver bullion, it can be very valuable because it is already in a widely-acceptable format, and the expenditure to heat and melt it down need not be made, which automatically drives up the price you can get for it. 5. You may not even be aware of some the valuable silver in your home; for example, silver has the highest electrical conductivity of any known element, as well as the highest thermal transfer abilities. This is what makes it as good as a conductor in many electrical contacts, especially older ones (before silicon started being used primarily). If you have enough old machinery that no longer works or is no longer needed, they can serve as a valuable source of silver. Remember that since it will all be broken down anyway, silver from this source can be just as valuable as from silverware or coins.