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Is it Time to Sell Your Gold?

By | June 5th, 2013|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

by Amber Zhai Some Wall Street analysts are calling it the end of the golden age…of gold. The recent decline in the price of gold—down 17 percent only two years after it hit its nominal peak—has caught gold bugs and small gold investors off-guard. In the face of the recent financial crisis (when it seemed [...]

Illegal Conflict Gold and Diamonds are Nearly Impossible to Track

By | May 24th, 2012|Articles, Blog, News|0 Comments

When most walk into Tiffany’s or admire a friend’s diamond engagement ring, they look towards the future. They may think about what they’re going to purchase or how great the wedding will be. When it comes to diamonds, very few think about the diamond’s past: where it came from or even how it was mined. [...]

Gaudy Gold Jewelry: Wear with Flair

By | May 24th, 2012|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

Ever wonder how your best gal pal pulls off that giant gold spider necklace while you’re still too shy to wear your much quieter peacock feather earrings out of the house? We’ve all been there, standing in front of the mirror, taking the piece of jewelry in question off, putting it back on, and asking [...]

Summertime Fun: Beachcombing for Gold!

By | August 29th, 2011|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

When we think of treasure, we often think of gold. Emperors, kings and queens were adorned with gold in their crowns and scepters, of course, and gold bullion is the first thing we think of when we hear about buried pirate treasure. It is, as they say, the stuff of fairy tales.Or is it? [...]

The Popularity of White Gold and Rose Gold

By | August 22nd, 2011|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

Gold is a treasured precious metal. In fact, yellow gold is one of the most coveted precious metals that is worn for jewelry, but platinum is the most expensive. Nevertheless, while everyone knows what yellow gold looks like, many do not know white gold when they see it, as most will mistake it for silver [...]

Dangers and Dark Side of Gold Mining

By | August 8th, 2011|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

The history of gold shows humanity’s obsession with this precious metal. Information on gold reveals that mining became necessary as people had to dig further and further to get to gold deposits. People would be willing to go to great lengths to obtain even a small nugget of this metal. Unfortunately, often safety precautions are [...]

The 5 Most Ridiculous Uses for Gold

By | July 11th, 2011|Articles, Blog, News|0 Comments

Of course, gold is highly regarded as one of the most precious metals in the world, and when most people think about gold, they think about jewelry, coins, and other items to cherish. However, there are others out there who have come up with the strangest ideas for utilizing gold, and thus, we have this [...]

The History of Gold

By | July 8th, 2011|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

Gold has been a substance that has held constant throughout human history.  The first gold artifacts are found back from the 4th millennium BC, and the metal has shown up frequently in the annals of history.  Gold has featured in every major civilization from the Mesopotamians to the Canadians.  No matter what part of the [...]

Top 10 Interesting Pieces of Gold Jewelry

By | July 5th, 2011|Articles, Blog|0 Comments

Everyone in the world loves jewelry, especially precious metals and stones. Something many people love even more than jewelry is learning about others’ jewelry, and wishing they could afford it. This top 10 Most Expensive Gold Jewelry in the world list offers some very surprising – and expensive –gold pieces. While they are not all [...]