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Why Engagement Rings Are a Scam – Adam Ruins Everything

...but you'll still end up buying...

World’s ‘most complicated’ Patek Philippe gold watch sells for record $24.4 million

The most "complicated" handmade watch in the world has been sold at auction for an historic $24.4 million. The Henry Graves Supercomplication timepiece, made by the luxury watchmaker Patek Philippe in 1933 for the prominent banker Henry Graves, was sold at Sotheby's in Switzerland. The...

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Follow Hard Assets Impure Indian jewellery prompts caution

India’s leading precious metals refiner, MMTC-PAMP, has stated that not all gold jewelry sold in India are as pure as the sellers promise it to be. Alleging that the scrap gold that comes for refining has 15% to 20% less gold content than the set purity standards, the refiner urged gold buyers in...

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The team at Gold Smart were so lovely and helpful – Kristina

I must admit, I was very nervous to try something like this. But the team at Gold Smart were so lovely and helpful. Alisson made me comfortable and the whole process took no time at all. My old jewellery was sitting collecting dust literally, so I thought time for a clean out! It was worth the...

Highly recommend Gold Smart – Kay

We would highly recommend Gold Smart to anyone! If like us you have old, unused, odd items of gold etc then Gold Smart is the place to sell it. We found it personalised, very speedy and were more than pleased with the end result. Highly recommend them and wouldn't think twice of using them again....

The whole process was efficient, hassle-free – Nani

As a first time seller, I did some shopping around to determine the best value for my gold piece and found Gold Smart. They were very prompt with communication and the whole process was efficient, professional, friendly and hassle-free. Why would I go anywhere else?...

Easy send back service with a positive result at the end – Russ

I found your service through Google and was thoroughly impressed. Easy send back service with a positive result at the end so I'd happily recommend you to others....

Mammoth 2.8 kilogram gold nugget up for sale

One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale. Weighing in at more than 2.8kg, the Butte Nugget is expected to carry a price tag of around $NZ450,000. The nugget's owner asked dealer Don Kagin to keep his name and...

Mammoth 2.8 kilogram Gold Nugget

Nobel’s border blitz comedy gold

When the Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt was asked at airport security if anyone had given him an item to carry on board, he had to confess that someone had: the King of Sweden. The astrophysicist, who won the Nobel in 2011, was stopped when his prize medal - made from gold worth US$10,000...

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World’s most expensive burger

A restaurant in Chelsea has found a not-so-novel way to celebrate excess: by claiming to have created the world’s most expensive burger, embellished with gold leaf, lobster and caviar. Priced at £1,100/NZD2,263.83 (or £1237.50/NZD2,546.80 with service), the burger took three...

Burger Gold Leaf