Things to Consider Before Selling Your Jewellery

Diamonds and jewellery often have a sentimental value attached to them, which makes them difficult to sell. Whether a piece is a symbol of a relationship or a family heirloom, they can be extremely personal objects. There may come a time when one makes a choice to sell their diamonds. It could be because finances might be tight that month, or because it’s time to move on from a relationship. Whatever the reason, if you’re planning to sell your gold or diamond jewellery, several things must be Read more [...]

Clean Your Antique Jewelry at Home before Selling Them

It’s easy to fall in love with a brand-new piece of jewellery when it’s shimmering. It doesn’t take long for the sparkle to weaken though, when you wear it on a regular basis, or even if it just sits in your jewellery box for a long time. Taking the jewellery to a professional cleaner constantly can prove to be a pain, especially if you are considering selling your piece. The good news is that professional cleaning can be done at home. Cleaning with Vinegar Cleaning your diamond or gold Read more [...]

What Are the Worst Positions of Inclusions in a Diamond?

Diamonds aren’t flawless. Almost every diamond has a naturally occurring flaw or imperfection because of the complexity of its formation from carbon into a rough stone. These flaws are technically known as inclusions. Also popularly known as diamond birthmarks, these blemishes often influence the clarity and colour of a diamond. The diamond cutter assesses the rough stone by the different types and positions of the flaws and then chooses the shape of the polished diamond and its facet pattern. Read more [...]

What’s the Best Way to Sell Vintage Gold Watches?

When selling your vintage gold watch, you might notice that you’re being offered prices based not on the watch, but on the gold instead. Most buyers see value only in the gold. Only a few buyers know that vintage gold watches are credible and will offer you a higher price. Selling your gold watches can be tricky. As a seller, you may look beyond the standard offers of cash for gold. Remember, the value of your vintage gold watch depends on several factors including the manufacturer and the Read more [...]

5 Tips to Sell Your Diamond for Cash

Have you decided to sell some of your diamond jewelry? The reason doesn’t matter, what does matter is that you get a good return. You’ll find a lot of sellers willing to buy your diamonds from you. However, it’s tricky to sell your diamond jewelry at good prices. We’ve put together some essential tips that can help you get the most from your jewelry. 1. Assess Your Diamonds Before you go and sell your diamond, educate yourself about the piece you own to know its worth and market Read more [...]

7 Tips to Stay Safe When Buying Diamonds Online

Online shopping has made our lives easy with almost anything you can imagine just a few clicks away. Buying precious goods online like diamonds and jewelry is common with many retailers are joining the online bandwagon. However, there are certain risks involved when you buy diamonds online which can be easily avoided. Here are a few tips to keep you safe when you’re buying diamonds online. 1. Research about Your Diamond Vendor Before you consider buying from an online vendor, always check Read more [...]

Difficulties Miners Face When Digging for Gold Underground

The Canadian Shield, British Columbia, Nunavut and the island of Newfoundland are the places where gold is most found naturally in Canada. Some of the major gold mining camps were established in northern Ontario, including Timmins, Porcupine, Red Lake, Kirkland Lake and Larder Lake during the 1900s. About 90% of Canada’s gold production comes from open-pit and underground mines. Thousands of miners go deep below the surface of the earth every day to mine gold. But it’s a difficult and dangerous Read more [...]

6 Jewellery Pieces Every Woman Must Have

Jewellery holds an important place in a woman’s life. These prized accessories not only complete the look of your outfit, but also serve as a long-term investment. For example, if you’re in a situation where you need cash, you can exchange them for cash, gold or other precious metals and stones. Some pieces of jewellery can just about fit with any attire. These are what we call wear-every-day jewellery. If you are looking forward to buying jewellery, then consider these 6 essentials Read more [...]

2017 – The Year of Silver

The Royal Canadian Mint has created a new set of coins to celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada. On this special event, the mint has decided to release several collector coins for 2017. Among the latest coins is the 2017 Proof Silver Dollar, 2017 Classic Canadian Coin set, 2017 Fine Silver Coin (Maple Leaves and Grizzly Bear), and the 2017 $10 Fine Silver Coin Series. Excited with the news and planning to invest in silver coins? Here are a few reasons why investing in silver can be profitable Read more [...]