Posts Tagged ‘gold buying’

19
Mar

When we buy gold where does it come from?

Some of the most common questions that we get when we buy gold is "where does gold come from, why is gold expensive, and how do you calculate how much to pay for gold ?" Most of the gold that we buy is usually in jewelry form, either rings, earrings, bracelets or necklaces.  Gold however, comes from the earth and needs to be mined before it can be made into jewelry.  It takes quite a lot of work, money and equipment ...

28
Feb

Gold Testing

People from the San Jose area bring us their gold to sell every day.  The question that we get asked the most, is "How can you tell if the gold is real?"  and if it is real, "How can you tell the purity of the gold?" The purity of the gold is usually stamped on the piece of jewelry.  They typically try to stamp it somewhere unobtrusive, like the inside of the ring, or the clasp of a chain.  Pure gold ...