Archive for the ‘Precious Metals’ Category

Why Silver Makes the Best Silverware

Many of us don’t actually stop, think, and break down the word “silverware.” We’re so used to the gray-metallic knives, forks, and spoons in our lives that we don’t ask ourselves the silly questions: why isn’t a type of plastic commonly used for our silverware? Why not a different, cheaper metal than silverware – can’t […]

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Why Metal Brokers Want Platinum

One of the oldest conversational pieces between two people who are quibbling over a trade is for one side to ask the other, “why do you want this so much?” Indeed, when you receive competition for your possessions or your business, it can be a little off-putting; you feel like someone is simply out to […]

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Why Rich People Sell Silver

Upon first inspection, the question seems like an obvious one: why do rich people sell silver? Well, isn’t it obvious? Silver’s a valuable metal and yields a pretty nice price for the smaller amounts you’ll have to sell. Unfortunately, this is just one way of looking at it. After all, if silver is valuable, and […]

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Dealing With Broken Platinum Jewelry

To many people, “platinum” carries a special meaning above even the other precious metals, silver and gold. We’re used to hearing about “platinum” albums being the best possible success for an album to reach (actually, it’s diamond), or we hear about “platinum blond” movie stars from the 1950s. When we buy platinum jewelry, the uneducated […]

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