Note: This article was written when the price of silver was $26.85/ounce. You can view the current price of silver at silverprice.org. The price we pay fluctuates based on the price of silver and market conditions, so the amounts stated in this article are unlikely to be current. When you think of coins serving as...
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The Difference Between Estate, Antique, & Vintage Jewelry The world of fine jewelry can get quite complicated.  With terms like estate, vintage, antique being thrown around haphazardly, you may feel like you don’t quite have a grasp on all that you need to know. So, before we delve into selling your jewelry, let’s make sure...
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Gold has served as money throughout human history, across the world, for many reasons, such as ease of transportation, high value-to-weight ratio, ability to be easily melted and repurposed without losing it’s value and more. While people have used pure gold or gold bars in their transactions, the most common form of gold currency has...
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Gold is a very valuable metal and no one will argue otherwise, and if you happen to be the owner of gold jewelry, you no doubt have something of value. However, as great as gold jewelry might be, like everything else you own, even gold jewelry gets old. Sure, it doesn’t typically degrade or tarnish...
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Different shades and styles of gold come into and out of fashion. Blending of gold with other alloys allows for a spectrum of options when it comes to colors, durability, and costs, all of which can get a bit confusing when buying or selling gold. It’s not uncommon for a piece to go out of...
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Gold has been used as currency for pretty much as long as civilizations have existed (more or less). Though the gold standard — where the standard economic unit (dollar for us here in the US) of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold — has been abandoned for quite a while now, many...
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You may not be familiar with the term “placer gold”, but if you’ve watched movies/television shows or read books about the Wild West, then you know exactly what we’re talking about. Pioneers wading in a river, sifting through mud, sediment, and rocks in the hopes of striking it rich. Gold! Placer Gold vs. Lode Gold...
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A sad fact of life is that many of our relationships don’t turn out like we had hoped. In 2019 in the United States alone, there were over 782,000 divorces.1 Wedding rings, a symbol of those marriages, become sources of resentment rather than the happiness they are supposed to represent. Many people look to sell...
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We’re Open and Committed to Your Safety. By now, we’re all aware how serious the COVID-19 situation is and the importance of limiting our social contact and time outside the house to prevent the spread of the disease. As the number of cases increase across the United States, it’s becoming increasingly clear that disruptions to...
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