What Do Karats Mean in Reference to Gold?

What Do Karats Mean in Reference to Gold?

As on one of the premier gold buyers and sellers in the state, we’re often asked about the how we discern the quality of the gold being sold and purchased. People are used to hearing terms like 24 karat, 22 karat or 18 karat, but few people truly understand the...
Buying and Selling Gold In Redwood City CA

Buying and Selling Gold In Redwood City CA

Now that the holidays are behind us and we enter a new year, many folks have the desire to earn some extra cash or to clear out their unwanted items. Selling your gold, silver, or platinum jewelry or silverware can be the perfect solution to both problems! While gold...
How to Pick The Perfect Engagement Ring

How to Pick The Perfect Engagement Ring

Engagement ring shopping can make you experience a flood of different emotions. You may feel excitement, anxiety, joy, or even dread at the thought of the daunting, yet thrilling, task ahead. While engagement ring shopping is an exciting time, it’s important to...
Karat vs Carat in Fine Jewelry

Karat vs Carat in Fine Jewelry

If you’ve been to a fine jewelry store, you’ve probably heard or discussed “carats”. But you’ve probably also discussed “karats”. So what’s the difference? The terms karats and carats are both used to refer to bling in the jewelry trade and in geology, but the words...
Jewelry Appraisals For Insurance

Jewelry Appraisals For Insurance

“How much is my diamond worth”? This is a common question our jewelers receive. Appraisals are most often done for insurance purposes, with the second most common reason being that the owner is looking to sell the jewelry. Getting your most prized pieces of jewelry...