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    How Is Silver Made?

    From a rare and precious metal to the most varied applicability Although Silver is the most commonly used metal in bullion and jewellery, its use has reached many other industries, including dentistry, healthcare, telecommunication, electronics, houseware, energy, automotive, and many others. Like Gold, Silver is an estimated precious metal, and despite its widespread use, it…

  • The History of Gold Investment

    Wars have been fought over Gold. Love has been expressed with Gold. Gold has changed the landscape of Civilizations and the World. The fascinating history of Gold is as old as human history itself. As the first to smelt Gold (3600 BC), the Egyptians also invented the lost-wax technique in 1200 BC, which is still…

  • What is premium over spot?

    What is Premium Over Spot?

    Every week we hear the question: What means is premium price over spot?” so it is time to make it easier for all. Have you ever wondered how precious metals became some of the most valuable tangible things someone can own? How did they grow to the place of admiration and desire that it is…

  • It doesn’t mean that it’s not a real gold bar or coin; it is not just pure gold or 24 karat gold.

    Why Do Gold Bars And Coins Tarnish? 

    After receiving numerous calls asking why Gold bars purchased from different retailers tarnish, we understand the customer’s frustration and, more importantly, the discouragement as nobody, even the company where they bought the bullion, gave a satisfactory answer. Thus, we realize that this topic would be great for all our customers. So, first, you have to…

  • Scrap Gold – From Has No Value to True Value!

      Surely you have heard of the term “Scrap Gold” if you haven’t, it’s almost guaranteed that you have at some point either sold your old gold jewellery or thought about it. That is what “scrap gold means. It’s not so much that scrap gold has no value, but it’s a term frequently used to…

  • Maple Leaf – A brief history

    The maple leaf has been the most famous Canadian worldwide symbol since January 28, 1965, when Queen Elizabeth II proclaimed officially the new maple leaf flag. In 1979, the Royal Canadian Mint began the production of gold bullion, with $50-denomination Gold Maple Leaf one-ounce #coins. It was a mark in the industry that push out…