Nestled amidst the charming streets of The Hague Benoordenhout lies De Goudwaag, a haven for those seeking to exchange their unused precious metals for fair and honest prices. This reputable establishment has been a trusted name in the gold and silver trade for over a decade, its history intertwined with the world of diplomacy.
The story of De Goudwaag began in 2011, when Naomi Weststrate-Irak, the spouse of a Dutch diplomat, returned from an overseas posting. “Coming from a family tradition in the trade of precious metals, I recognized the need for a reliable and transparent gold buyer in The Hague”, Naomi says. Her vision gave birth to De Goudwaag, a place where customers can exchange their unused old gold and silver for cash, while feeling at ease knowing their valuables are being valued with care and expertise.
Over the years, De Goudwaag has evolved into a cornerstone of the local and diplomatic community, providing invaluable services to a diverse clientele. Whether it’s inherited jewelry, scrap gold, or gold and silver coins, or even extracted gold teeth and moles, De Goudwaag takes pride in offering fair valuations based on the current market value and offers a fair amount to those who want to sell their items.
In addition to her family tradition in the business, also Naomi’s longstanding connection to the diplomatic world has undoubtedly shaped De Goudwaag’s ethos of integrity and professionalism. Naomi: “For me it is important to value the customers’ trust, and to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere where individuals can feel confident while selling their valuables.”
Today, De Goudwaag stands as a testament to Naomi’s pioneering spirit and her commitment to providing exceptional service. Its success is a reflection of its deep-rooted values and its dedication to upholding the highest standards in the gold and silver trade.
Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a first-time seller, De Goudwaag welcomes you with open arms, ready to guide you through the process with expertise and compassion. And a good cup of coffee is always available…