What Are Blood Diamonds

What Are Blood Diamonds?

Blood diamonds are also referred to as conflict diamonds. This term emphasizes in a dramatic way that some diamonds come from webs of brutality and corruption in various parts of the world where diamonds are produced. Some consumers clamor for the assurance that the diamonds they buy were not sold originally to finance conflicts. Due […]

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How Gold Is Mined

The Gold Rush – How is Gold Mined?

In 2005, it was estimated by the US Geological Survey that the world’s gold supply was about 142.5 million ounces. Nearly half of this amount is located in the diamond areas of South Africa. The 2006 global production of gold was estimated at roughly 2,500 kilograms. The United States was third in the production chart, […]

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Buy Luxury Watch

How to Buy that Perfect Luxury Watch

The many styles and brands of luxury watches available can make it difficult to decide which watch you would like to purchase. Your watch should reflect the unique style that is yours, whether you are sporty or elegant. When you purchase a man’s or woman’s luxury watch, set a priority on the styles and features […]

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Selling Gold in Dallas

What You Need to Know about Selling Gold

The price of gold has been close to all time highs in the past years, but the prices you may be quoted if you are selling gold vary a lot more widely. Some gold buyers will pay you only 10% of meltdown value for gold coins and jewelry. Some jewelers only pay 50% of meltdown […]

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How Coins Are Made

How Are Coins Made?

The United States Mint makes millions of coins on a daily basis. Both machines and people perform the work in the coin-making process. The first step in making coins is blanking. Blanks are punched from coiled metal strips in a press. The leftover material is recycled. The penny is the only US coin that is […]

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Selling Coins In Dallas

Advice for Selling Coins

If you have inherited rare coins or had them passed down by a relative or friend, you may be looking to sell them. In that case, you may not be particularly familiar with their value or even how to figure it out. In that instance, it’s very important that you either do some research or […]

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Investing In Gold

Options When Investing in Gold

There are a number of different ways to invest in gold, ranging from buying gold bullion to coins minted for investors to rare or antique coins. People can also consider buying jewelry to be melted down for its gold content. There are pros and cons to all of them, in particular the different bullion and […]

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Beginning Coin Collector

Advice for the Beginning Coin Collector

If you are considering getting started as a coin collector, congratulations. You’ve embarked on the road to a fun hobby and great method of investment, as well. Whereas most hobbies just suck up your time and money, this is one that gives you a tangible asset that you can always sell later if you want […]

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Selling Diamonds in Dallas

How to Prepare Your Diamonds Before You Sell Them

Sometimes, people are in such a hurry to sell their diamonds that they do not get as much as they could on the sale because they were in a hurry. If you want to take your time and make sure that you get the most for your diamond, there are a few things that you […]

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Selling Gold in Dallas

Avoid Common Mistakes When Selling Gold

If you are selling some gold, it’s important that you know what some of the common mistakes are. Members of the general public are not used to buying and selling gold, so they may not be used to all of the ins and outs of the transaction and the industry. That puts them at a […]

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