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Extra Cash for the Holidays
Posted on: 5th December 2018 By Alisson

There is nothing better than a bundle of cash in your pocket for the holidays. Whether you are looking to buy something for yourself or would like to make the holidays merry for your family, you will need some spending money. If you are short on cash this holiday season, there is a good chance…

Gold Sovereign values/coins – how rare is your sovereign?
Posted on: 29th October 2018 By Alisson

Gold sovereign pieces have been used as a store of wealth and as an ode to the British Empire for years. Initially minted way back in 1489, gold sovereign coins were temporarily halted until production resumed in the early 1800s. The coins have been produced in nearly every year since.  The British relied upon numerous overseas…

Using Gold in Food
Posted on: 4th October 2018 By Rich

Eating gold seems somewhat crazy on the surface. After all, gold is beautiful and has plenty of functional purposes when used in the proper manner. Creative chefs have taken gold to the next level by adding it to all sorts of dishes and beverages. No, people are not scarfing down gold coins or gold bullion…

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.…