Consumer Services

Consumer Services



Buy and Sell With Confidence

With more than 40 years of combined experience Mayflower has been appraising, buying, and selling diamonds, platinum, gold, and silver, coins, and paper money in Baltimore and the surrounding areas since 2015. Mayflower strives to provide the most secure, professional, ethical, and enjoyable experience possible to every customer.


What We Buy


Antique Jewelry




Coins and Bullion

Paper Money

Fine and Designer Jewelry


Appraisal Services

Precious metal prices are at record highs! Make sure you’re protected against loss, theft or damage with up-to-date insurance appraisals. Insurance industry experts recommend updating personal property appraisals a minimum of every 5 years. Mayflower appraisals are prepared by Certified GIA Graduate Gemologists and exceed insurance company guidelines. With Mayflower, we come to you, so no need to leave the comfort of your home to get your items appraised!

How Appraisals Works



We first discuss your expectations regarding the sale or trade of items. If you are looking for updated paperwork, please se appraisal services.


Appointment and Visit

Schedule a VIRTUAL or in person appointment to view items. IF the consultation is at a place of business, then an appointment will be made to VISIT THE BUSINESS for purchase.


Call / Visit

We can conduct the appraisal at your place of business, residence or the Mayflower offices located in Towson, MD.


Gold Buying Services

Mayflower is a subsidiary of Nelson Coleman Jewelers who has been buying gold in Baltimore longer than anyone. Since 1856, we have strived to provide the most secure, ethical, and enjoyable experience to every customer that we visit. Unlike the majority of diamond and jewelry buyers, we sell directly to our own private clients and collectors, enabling us to pay the highest possible prices for your gold, silver, jewelry, diamonds, and watches. We strive to save each and every piece you sell us, and we only melt items when we absolutely have to.

The Buying Process

We can come to your home, office or the place of your choosing to discuss your needs. However, all purchases must be made at the client’s residence or the Mayflower Estate Buyer’s offices in Towson, MD. There is never any pressure to sell, and our industry professionals will carefully examine your jewelry and discuss what your best options are. Should you wish to sell, payment is immediate. The entire process is strictly confidential.


How It Works



We first discuss what your expectations are regarding disposal of your items for cash or trade or if you really are just looking for updated paperwork (see appraisal services).


Appointment & Visit

After we determine your expectations we would schedule an appointment to come and review your items for consultation. If the consultation is at a place of business then an appointment will be made to visit the residence for purchase.


Offer / Payment

If you move forward with the cash or trade offer there is no consultation fee. If you decline the first 45 minutes of the consultation are free, after that each hour is $75. At the time of consultation an offer would be made; if the offer is accepted then payment is immediate. Consignment is also an option on a select basis.

Frequently Asked Questions

What If I don’t know if my items are valuable

We will sort through your items to separate what’s valuable and what’s costume jewelry. After we help you separate it, we will go through all your options including written appraisals, donation or quote a price to purchase it.

Will you come to my home to view a collection?


Will you come to my lawyer’s office or accountant’s office to view a collection?


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