Author Archives: Alisson

Underwear made of silver draws cash

Manhattan-based menswear brand Mack Weldon, known for combining silver into its cotton and Lycra underwear and T-shirts, gets $4 million in funding. Forget silver bangles and earrings. Underwear made of pure silver is the latest craze. Manhattan-based Mack Weldon, a three-year-old menswear...

Mack Weldon Underwear

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance. Researchers at the University of Leeds have successfully tested gold nanotubes that are useful for both imaging and destroying cancer cells. Since...

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Extremely pleased with Gold Smart – Chanttal

To begin with, I was fearful about selling my gold by courier but Gold Smart eliminated my fears with fast and effective communication. I highly recommend anyone considering selling to use them. Not to mention the expected value of my items was far exceeded and I was astonished with the high amount...

Chinese herdsman stumbles onto a 17-pound gold nugget

Imagine it! You’re walking along and nearly trip over a 17-pound (7.85 kilograms) gold nugget. File that under a most improbable gold bonanza. But that’s exactly how it played out for one lucky sun-of-a-gun farmer in China. Berek Sawut, a Kazak herdsman from Qinghe County in Altay...

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I would recommend Gold Smart to anyone – Pamela

I found Gold Smart friendly and knowledgeable to deal with and I would recommend them to anyone who requires their service....

Monday Morning Find: Vintage Gold Zenith Chronograph, Oversized in the ’50s, Just Right Today

Fashions may change but quality design never goes out of style—especially when its preserved like this. This oversized Zenith chronograph is 18k gold and dates to the 1950s. "Oversized" is a relative term (just look at the evolution of mobile phones), but it's safe to say that in the 1950s...

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Honest and fair is how I sum them up – Belinda

I found Gold Smart quick and easy to deal with. Their response to my enquiry, I sent my stuff and again they sent me a quote quickly. Honest and fair is how I sum them up :) -...

Competitive amount they offered me for my gold – Sam

Selling gold was a new experience for me and I was slightly nervous about being ripped off or pressured. I used the services of Gold Smart as a first time customer selling unwanted items of gold jewellery. I found the staff extremely polite, friendly and professional. Any concerns I had about my...

Gold Smart was a dream to deal with – Tish

Gold Smart was a dream to deal with. After being given the run-around by another company, Alisson set up a prompt appointment, assessed my needs accurately and gave me a really good price for my gold on the spot – more than I had anticipated getting! I’ll never use another company again !...

US museum vows to reopen after thieves swipe historic gold

Officials vowed to reopen a popular history museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves smashed a stolen vehicle through its front door and made off with historic gold nuggets on display. The Wells Fargo museum is a destination for schoolchildren and tourists and...