Understand gold hallmarks/gold stamps
Posted on: 3rd October 2018 By Alisson

The purpose of adding hallmarks to gold jewellery is primarily to show its purity. These markings also originated to display the assaying office's connection to the piece in question. An assaying office certifies gold purity along with the caratage of fineness of the gold. As time progressed, hallmarks were also added to pieces to identify the goldsmith that manufactured it.…

Is Your Scrap Gold Worth Anything? Why You Shouldn’t Throw it Away
Posted on: 13th October 2016 By Alisson

If you own any sort of scrap gold, you should know it has value. Too many people errantly throw out scrap gold, assuming it is worthless due to its age, unsightly appearance or diminutive size. The truth is that scrap gold really is worth good money. Abide by this mantra when it comes to scrap…

Sell Gold NZ
Posted on: 12th May 2016 By Alisson

Gold is a precious metal that has always been valuable. It will likely continue to hold its value, if not gain in value, far into the future. Gold has served a number of important purposes throughout history, ranging from being used in jewellery to medical devices and even spacecraft. The Push to Pinpoint all Sources…

Gold Buyers in New Zealand
Posted on: 4th April 2016 By Alisson

Gold is one of the most valuable commodities in the world. It withstands the test of time in ways that not many other metals do. Not only is it beautiful to look at, but the jewellery created from it is worn by men, women, and children. In different cultures it’s given as gifts on special…

New Zealand Gold Merchants Engaged in Copyright Infringement
Posted on: 3rd March 2014 By Anita

New Zealand Gold Merchants Limited - under the website "22karat dot co dot nz" have been found copying content from our website. NZ Gold Merchants which is based at 49 Angle Street, Onehunga, Auckland, have taken text from our website and used it on their own site. See the below image for an example taken…

WeBuyAnyGold.co.nz Advertising Claims
Posted on: 21st February 2013 By Anita

At Gold Smart we welcome customers to price compare, as time and again they will come back and sell to the company that has the best services and prices. However companies have a legal obligation under section 9 of the Fair Trading Act 1986 not to be misleading when comparing prices. It came to our…

Sell Gold Christchurch
Posted on: 7th January 2013 By Anita

Many customers in Christchurch found they have jewellery that they don’t wear, needing repair or they don’t even remember they have. An easy way to earn some extra cash is to have a clean-up around the house gathering gold and silver items not in use anymore. We are constantly buying from customers in Christchurch. Our…

There is Still Time to Sell Gold and Silver
Posted on: 20th December 2012 By Anita

The Christmas holiday season is a meaningful moment in the year. It is time to rethink values, to ponder on life and everything that surrounds it. It is also time to redo plans, assess decisions we’ve made through the year and resume the path to an increasingly happy life. Soon there will be 365 new…

Reputation and Online Reviews
Posted on: 15th November 2012 By Anita

At Gold Smart we are naturally very proud of our impressive list of glowing customer testimonials. It's unique among gold buyers in New Zealand and reflective of our genuine rapport and respect for others. We had an aggressive email a few weeks ago sent by a Mr Daniel King who was concerned that our testimonials were "fake" and he threatened…

24-Carat Gold iPhone 5, Yours For Only US$4,700
Posted on: 25th October 2012 By Anita

As Gold Buyers in New Zealand we see some interesting jewellery items, however we are yet to see a 24 carat gold iPhone 5! We’d be happy if that did happen because we love the new iPhone 5 and couldn’t think of anything more novel than wrapping it in pure gold (24ct). Watch below the…