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Gold Rates Could Increase To $1,400

Early September 2017 Gold rates went above $1,300 mark and had been steadily raising. Due to the recent rises in the precious yellow metal, there has been tension between the United States and North Korea in the market place. United States stock market experts are predicting for gold rates to increase shortly. The stock market…

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Gold Prices See One-Month Increase

The gold prices have cut current gains in the United States dollar value bringing it just slightly higher. The increase in gold came after bullion increase as well to a one-month high as the political uncertainty in the U.S. As for the prior week the United States increase sentiment got ahead of the Federal Reserve…

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Sadly, Gold Has Gone Back Down

Sadly, gold had fallen to its lowest price in almost six weeks! This drop is due to a large sell order, and an even stronger dollar hit sentiment on Monday. Spot gold is now down to .94 percent at $1244.61at an ounce. Spot gold since so far has dropped as far as $1236.46, which has…

California

Facts About the California Gold Rush

It all started in California, in 1848 when crew members working in a mill spotted a tiny gold nugget in the American River. Off the bank of the river, the crew we able to find even more small pieces in the soil. When the news hit about the find, people fall all over packed up…

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13 Interesting Silver Facts

Lots of people usually invest in silver or wear it as jewelry, but there is way more to silver than you think. Listed below is ten facts silver. Interesting Silver Facts Silver is another type of precious metal and has been around for thousands of years. In the English language, there is no word that…

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Now May Be The Time To Cash In Your Gold

It may be time to cash in your gold! Investors that have been riding higher gold prices for the past couple of months may soon consider cashing out. Gold has increased by 9% already this year, almost doubling S&P 500’s performance. However, the change is after the precious metal gave us 12% back from the beginning…

New Year

Gold Bringing In the New Year With High Numbers

Gold is gaining momentum as the new year continues, which was necessary after the dips during the U.S. presidential election. The precious metal kept dropping in price after Donald Trump was elected president. It also issued an upturn on the dollar, stocks, and financial assets deemed risky. The Federal Reserve made a decision to elevate…

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Is Gold On The Cusp Of A Big Rally?

The first people to melt gold were the ancient Egyptians in circa 3,600 BC. Gold jewelry came about a thousand years later after goldsmiths of ancient Mesopotamia created a headdress for a burial. The headdress was made from carnelian beads and gold pendants shaped like leaves. Some major worldwide gold mining participants include Australia, China, Peru, The…

different karats mean, the gold and silver exchange

What Do the Different Karats Mean?

A frequently asked question of us is, “What exactly is the difference in Karats?” It’s all about math. The Jewelry industry doesn’t’ speak much about this subject because frankly, math is easy and understandable. And by not revealing the simplicity behind it, it also protects the ‘mystique’, and thereby, the big ticket price.  After all, 14…

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‘Tis the (Garage Sale) Season!

One of the more interesting things that take place in our stores beginning each spring and summer is the influx of customers coming in with goods they just bought at a garage sale. Our Greenville store will get folks from Rockford to Sand Lake. Our Jenison store will see folks cruising the garage sales from…

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Class Rings Rule!

Just about more than any single item we see in our stores are class rings, and here’s why: 1. Class rings are heavy. Most are 10K, but some are even 14K. Weight means money. People can spend 5 times as much money buying an ordinary cocktail ring, for example, and it will have 1/4 the…

Secret Santa

Every year about this time, we begin to see a large number of people from Kent, Ottawa, Allegan and Ionia Counties and beyond make their way to one of our three stores. We have a large poster in our window saying, “Let us be your Secret Santa.” And for many, we become just that. At a time…