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25 Literal Treasure People Found At Thrift Stores That Cost Them Nothing

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25 Literal Treasure People Found At Thrift Stores That Cost Them Nothing

Such luck!

People pay for thousands of dollars to get a custom ring made and we often wonder what happens to those rings years after they’re gone. Well, if you like thrifting, that activity often sheds some light on it. Some of these people regularly spend their time checking the jewelry section of a thrift store, others simply couldn’t believe their luck as they cast their eyes on a piece of accessory that caught their attention.

From gold plated items to real rare diamonds, here are some of the most surprising findings people have ever made from thrifting.

Couldn’t pass on this for $40. It is 14k gold and has 6 diamonds and 18 sapphires.

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Haggled this to $42 and told it’s green amethyst. Jeweler said it’s a rare green diamond of over 100 years old, 4.4 ctw and worth more than $8k!

jnseel

I found this set for $12.51. I took it to a jeweler and found out that the gold, diamonds, and rubies are all real!

Pumpkinhead82

I found this diamond sapphire engagement ring in a rummage bowl for $2. Took it to a jeweler straight after and they confirmed it was real.

minarima

Went to a house clearance and found this pin marked as costume jewelry for $5. Took it to a jeweler and they confirmed it’s unmarked gold with diamonds and sapphires.

minarima

Authentic, recent Gucci for 55€ – retails for $1500.

moonyon

Daughter came home with a vintage brand new Victoria’s Secret lingerie from 1982 from the thrift shop.

LadyChi312

Paid $3 for this and a local Chinese artifacts appraiser believes this is a 1700s relic with silver.

UrbanRelicHunter

Found all these rings made of gold at the thrift shop, $5 each.

minarima

Paid $6.99 for a vintage Louis Vuitton complete with its accessories that can sell up to $2000.

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A vintage, platinum ring with diamond and blue sapphire embeds. $19.99.

lowlife9

Got this ladies’ Sheaffer pen at $5 with 14K gold nib.

UrbanRelicHunter

This is an authentic Christian Dior bag priced at $2.99. It’s being sold at $600+ online.

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Someone threw a shabby wallet in the trash can with old money.

UrbanRelicHunter

Found this in the dumpster of a thrift shop and has the marking 14K gold. It weighs 1.28 oz and got $750 when I took it to a jeweler.

UrbanRelicHunter

Paid $1 for this platinum ring with diamonds.

UrbanRelicHunter

I thought $25 was too expensive, but I came back because it was a real gold leaf choker and made in Germany back in the 60s.

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Paid $15 for this bracelet made of 14K gold with diamonds and rubies on it.

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Bought these sterling silver tableware for just 25 cents.

UrbanRelicHunter

Paid $3 for 14K white gold bracelet with diamonds.

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Paid $3 for this ring that has a 950PT mark which also means the stones are probably diamonds.

UrbanRelicHunter

I found a vintage ivory hairbrush and a Tiffany & Co. shaving brush with a sterling silver lid.

UrbanRelicHunter

Got home with this $1 sunglasses and didn’t realize the frame were plated with real gold.

tipsycup

Paid $5 for this 10K gold plated pocket watch.

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This jewelry box that dates back to 1940s.

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