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  Pawn, Buy, Sell or Trade, Big J Jewelry & Loan is your best choice for Gold, Coins, Jewelry, Diamonds, Firearms New / Used, Musical Instruments, Tools and Electronics.

    We all find ourselves in need of cash at some time. Big J Jewelry & Loan has been Grand Junction's preferred pawn shop for nearly a quarter of a century. We are in the heart of Historic Downtown Grand Junction and is locally owned and operated. Our staff is friendly, courteous and knowledgeable and eager to serve you.

   Besides used and out of pawn merchandise, we are also dealers for new items, such as Stamper Black Hills Gold; Ibanez guitars and amps; Kona, Johnson and Indiana guitars, mandolins and banjos as well as new car stereo equipment like Boss, Legacy, Pyramid and Volfenhag. Come and browse our constantly changing selection for that special item. New items come with manufacturer's warranty. All used items carry a 7 day warranty. We offer a 60 day Layaway Service with 20% down for purchases. All Jewelry sales are final.  There is a 15% restocking fee on all purchase returns.

Loan Policy

Must be 18 years old - 21 years old for Handguns
Picture I.D. is Required - State or Federal

All loans are collateralized and confidential
We offer 30, 60 or 90 Day Loans
Interest cannot be prorated
Current Loans may be renewed
Cash is required to redeem a loan
Loan must be redeemed by borrower
Past Due loans are held for 10 Days Only, with additional daily fee
Additional Fee without loan ticket



   Big J Jewelry & Loan features an impressive collection of new and pre-owned firearms including rifles, handguns and shotguns; all available at unbeatable prices. We also sell new firearms and through our relationship with nationally recognized online sellers such as Ellett Brothers, Davidson's Gallery of Guns, Midway USA, and Brownell's. If we don't have it in stock, we will help you acquire it. Our knowledgeable staff is ready and willing to help you find the item that you are searching for and walk you through the purchase process. If you have firearms you want to sell or trade for cash, stop in today. Certain minimum order requirements may apply!


   Big J Jewelry & Loan is always ready to buy or loan for high quality gold items and Native American silver jewelry! Good quality jewelry "is like money in the bank" for you and we will gladly make a loan to get you through a cash shortage.

If you are looking to purchase jewelry, start your search at Big J Jewelry & Loan.  We offer an excellent selection of top quality jewelry at prices far below suggested retail.  Besides gold and diamond jewelry, we have an excellent selection of Native American Jewelry in silver and turquoise.  If we don't have what you are looking for, you can shop online through our wholesale jewelry suppliers below and make your final purchase through our store. Certain minimum order requirements may apply! Give us a call to find out.   

Musical Instruments

   Big J Jewelry & Loan carries a wide variety of new and used musical instruments such as guitars (acoustic and electric), amps, keyboards, horns, woodwinds, and more. We carry new and pre-owned merchandise, catering to the beginner and the professional.  Feel free to come in and browse our musical instrument selection. If we don't have what you are looking for, or if you are looking for something special, shop our online wholesale suppliers, Harris and Teller, MusicLink or M&M and we will handle the final transaction through our store.  Certain minimum order requirements may apply! Give us a call and we will let you know the details.


   Don't sell your old gold jewelry without checking with Big J Jewelry & Loan. We'll buy your gold!  Bring in your unwanted gold and we'll determine the karat, weigh it and write you a loan. Prices paid for gold can vary widely and the market changes daily but you are sure to get a fair and honest price at Big J Jewelry & Loan. 

   Diamonds may be considered a girl's best friend, but you can't shop at any stores or pay bills with a diamond.  We will gladly purchase "Quality Diamonds"...the keyword being quality.  We do not buy colored gemstones such as rubies, emeralds or sapphires. 
If you have good quality diamonds, mounted or not, bring them in for an honest estimate and walk out with cash.


US Gold Coins, Pre 1964 US Silver Coins and Collectable US Paper Currency

Let us make you an honest offer on your gold and silver coins that you have collecting dust.  Convert them for the cash you need now. We only deal in US Coins, both gold and pre 1964 silver.  We also buy collectable US paper currency.  If you are looking for coin supplies, you can shop online at Transline Wholesale Supply Company through our store.
Certain minimum order requirements may apply!


   Big J Jewelry & Loan has a good selection of high-quality, pre-owned tools available for far less than what they would cost if purchased new. We carry many tools from such manufacturers as DeWalt, Hilti, Skill, Hitachi, Craftsman, Snap-On, Milwaukee and Mac. If you have quality, contractor grade tools or other similar equipment and would like cash for them, then stop in today.


   We have a wide selection of electronics at “below market” prices.  We will let you test any of our products in the store to ensure you are satisfied with them before making a purchase. Because electronics is a fast changing market, we can only loan on newer items in top condition.  We only accept LED or LCD televisions that are no older than 2 to 3 years.  We also take SLR digital cameras, tablets, game systems and other newer electronic items. Don't forget to bring in your Blu-ray and DVD Movies and newer Xbox and PS games.

Military Surplus

   If you are looking for Military and Tactical Equipment and Supplies, Clothing & Gear, shop  through our online wholesale suppliers such as Rothco, M&M and Transline, providing you with an extensive selection of merchandise and allowing you to conveniently finalize your purchase through Big J Jewelry & Loan. Certain minimum order requirements may apply!

136 South 7th Street   Grand Junction, CO  81501