Pawnbroker in Berwyn, IL

What A Gem Pawn Shop has been serving Berwyn residents for years. We understand everyday financial needs, and strive to provide the best alternative for people who need cash fast in Berwyn and the greater Chicago area. We know how important it is to pay rent and utility bills, so we work to give you the most money for your merchandise. We are qualified pawnbrokers specializing in offering fast cash loans to help you out.

Our appraisers have the industry knowledge and experience to offer you the best rates available on your loan. If you need money now in Berwyn, visit What A Gem for top dollar cash loans.

What a Gem

We buy and sell high-quality merchandise, including gold, diamonds, jewelry, watches, electronics and musical instruments. If you want cash for your valuables, bring it to our appraisers to get a great price. Our store has an ever-changing inventory of high-quality merchandise at low prices. Our goal is to offer the best deals on top merchandise in Berwyn.

To learn more about who we are and what we have to offer, visit or Berwyn location or call us at 708-788-2222!




Jewelry. Gold jewelry. Silver jewelry. Platinum jewelry. Watches. Diamonds. Engagement Rings. Bracelets, necklaces, and so much more. What A Gem has an incredible inventory of beautiful jewelry, and we get new pieces in every week. In the market for an engagement ring and don’t want to pay the insane mark ups of retail? You’ve come to the right place. We are Berwyn’s favorite pawn shop.


Electronics. Flat screen TVs, computers, tablets, smart phones, and more. What A Gem has an expansive selection of your favorite electronics for sale, at a fraction of the cost of the big box stores. Call ahead to see if we have the television you’ve been waiting to buy…you can afford it at What A Gem.


Cash Loans. No other pawn shop in Berwyn offers such great rates on cash loans. Stop by What A Gem, fill out some paperwork, and walk out with cash. It’s easy, it’s fast, and it’s fair. Want to know more about cash loans in Berwyn? Call today and speak with our loans specialist and we will provide you with all of the information you need to make a decision that will help you pay down bills, credit cards, and more.


That Something Special. You’ll know it when you see it. The brand new X-Box for much less than Big Box Stores. The one-of-a-kind watch that you know he will love. The necklace that looks just like the one you gave her all those years ago. With our inventory changing weekly, What A Gem offers that extra something special, that unique thing you can’t find at the mall or retail stores. There’s only one way to find it. You’ve got to visit our Berwyn pawn shop!



Free, No-Hassle Appraisals. What A Gem is known for our fast, accurate appraisals on valuables ranging from new and used electronics, to gold and silver jewelry, to instruments, to rare coins, and much more.

For a free appraisal, stop by our pawn shop in Berwyn today. If you would like to schedule a private appraisal, call our store today to set an appointment.


Our Inventory. The nice thing about having such great customers is that we are the first stop when they are selling something special. That means our customers looking to buy unique items come to What A Gem. Before you head to the mall, box stores, or other retail outlets, start your search with What A Gem. Looking for something special not currently in stock? Talk to one of our sales associates who will take your information and let you know when the items you are searching for come through our doors.


The Best Rates for Your Valuables. The expert appraisals at What A Gem are accurate and generous. We want our new customers to become return customers, and we do this by offering the best rates of any Berwyn pawn shop. Bring your valuables to our store today, and walk out with cash. It’s that easy.

We buy gold, silver, platinum jewelry, as well as electronics, instruments, collections, watches, and much more. Curious what your valuables are worth? Stop by for an appraisal or call today for an estimate.


The What A Gem Team. Customer service and a positive experience are our top priorities at What A Gem. So we only hire people that will help us treat our customers like the family that has kept us in business for all of these years. Our team of sales associates and expert appraisers are here to make your pawn shop experience like no other. Stop in and meet our team, or bring your items in for a free, no-hassle appraisal. We promise you’ll be glad you did.