Types of Gold


The California Gold Rush is both an interesting and well known time period in American History. It started in January of 1848 when James Marshall discovered gold in the American River. By the end of that year, people were dropping everything to head west to seek their fortune. Here are some interesting facts about that...
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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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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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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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