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Is it gold-filled or gold-plated?

We originally published this last year but many have requested again.  Here it is… With all of the different types of jewelry on the market these days and the influx of reclaimed pieces in the stores, it is sometimes difficult to identify the type of gold.  It is not wise to rely strictly on hallmarks […]

More Best Practices for Precious Metals-Don’t Leave Money on the Bench

More Best Practices for Precious Metals-Don’t Leave Money on the Bench Continuing with our list of areas to look at to maximize your precious metals return – particularly for bench jewelers. Here are a few more to bring to your attention: When to send scrap Best shipping practices Understanding your return When to Send Scrap […]

Jewelers – Don’t Leave Money on the Bench

Gold is more than something that glistens.  Proper precious metals refining protocol can often lead to an increase in your bottom line. Best practices for retail jewelers, particularly those who have bench jewelers on site, are always important. Over the years, we have encountered many customers losing efficiencies and not maximizing their profits with regards […]

What we do

Have you ever seen what goes on at a precious metals refinery? This is what we do… Want more…. check out our website at www.peaseandcurren.com Or check out our Guide to Gold Buying

Where is my pot o’ gold?

With St Patrick’s Day almost upon us we felt it fitting to write about our favorite thing…gold. We all know around this time of year images of green clad leprechauns, shamrocks and pots of gold appear on social media and elsewhere. We researched to see what the story is behind this Pot O Gold legend. […]

The legend of the pot o’ gold

With St Patrick’s Day almost upon us we felt it fitting to write about our favorite thing…gold. We all know around this time of year images of green clad leprechauns, shamrocks and pots of gold appear on social media and elsewhere. We researched to see what the story is behind this Pot O Gold legend. […]

Local Father & Son, West Point Grad and soon to be, at the Ring Melt Ceremony today

We have had an exciting day here at Pease & Curren. The West Point 16th Ring Melt Ceremony took place at our Rhode Island refinery. Our local Rhode Island paper – The Providence Journal has already shared a video they took this morning. See the footage–/ http://videos.providencejournal.com/providencejournal/4pul7n?v=autoplay_postroll&e=e0018&opn=right_rail_embed The West Point Ring Melt Ceremony This year’s […]

West Point legacy lives on

Melting of 54 West Point graduates’ rings for inclusion into the rings of the Class of 2017 – Celebrates the bond between alumni and cadets. Fifty-four class rings were donated this year to the West Point Association of Graduates 16th Annual Ring Melt Ceremony. The February 22nd ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Rhode […]

The tradition continues….

We are so excited here at Pease & Curren!  We are making our last minute preparations for the ceremony, all of the biographies have been written, flights have been scheduled.  It is a historic time, our 100th anniversary and the 15th annual West Point Ring Melt.