Yes, We Buy Gold

By Emily on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in precious metals. No Comments

“Do you buy gold?” We receive a phone call from someone asking this usually at least once a week.  And our answer is always, “Yes, we do.”  More often than not, the next question that usually comes up is, “How much will you pay for my gold?” And the answer all depends on how much… Read More


Platinum vs. White Gold

By Emily on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 in Informational, precious metals. No Comments

Platinum and white gold may look alike, but they’re actually very different metals. When it comes to durability, affordability, care, and other characteristics, these two precious metals differ greatly. Here are some things to keep in mind when deciding between platinum and white gold jewelry: Durability: Since platinum is stronger than gold, your gemstones will… Read More


Jewelry Metal Allergies 101

By Emily on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 in gold, Informational, precious metals, silver. No Comments

Unfortunate as it may be, some people experience itching, redness, and tenderness while wearing their favorite jewelry. So why do some jewelry pieces trigger these symptoms while others can be worn every day without the wearer developing any allergic reactions? And what should you do if you aren’t able to wear your beloved jewelry pieces anymore… Read More


Reusing Metals: Okay or Not?

By Emily on Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 in precious metals. No Comments

Once in a while, we’ll have a customer come into our store asking if we can use the metal from one of their old jewelry pieces and incorporate it into a new piece. While we can always scrap the metal and put that money towards a new piece, we usually don’t recommend reusing precious metals. Here’s… Read More


The Sterling Silver Seduction

By Emily on Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 in Fashion Trends, Informational, precious metals, silver, Uncategorized. No Comments

Sterling Silver is having its shining moment right now in the fine jewelry industry. We’ve been noticing a lot of customers coming into the store looking for one thing in particular: Sterling Silver jewelry. The metal’s appearance and affordability are just two reasons why this precious metal continues to be a popular choice among fine… Read More


Where Does Gold Come From?

By Emily on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 in history, Informational, precious metals, Uncategorized. No Comments

Its luster and rarity are what attract so many people to this valuable fine metal, but where exactly does gold come from? Well, believe it or not gold has an extraterrestrial origin. The precious metal commonly used in fine jewelry is formed by cataclysmic stellar explosions called supernovae. A supernova occurs at the end of… Read More