As the football playoffs get into full swing, players start to dream of the ultimate prize: the Super Bowl ring. If you ask one of these players how much a Super Bowl ring is worth to them, they would probably say it is priceless. For them, it’s more about what the ring represents — […]
When you think of Christmas and Santa Claus, what’s the first thing you think of? Pawn shops, right? No? As a popular gold refiner for pawnbrokers, we at Pease & Curren know all about the long, historic relationship between Christmas and pawnshops, but you probably don’t. Never fear: Just leave your chestnuts roasting on the […]
Bench jewelers are the unsung heroes of the jewelry world — tirelessly working away in the back of the jewelry store, making and repairing beautiful pieces to delight their owners. At Pease & Curren, we consider the bench jewelers we work with to be among our most valued relationships. As a proud gold refiner for […]
Whether you are new to the diamond trade or are becoming more experienced with diamond sales, you may be somewhat curious about just how diamonds are priced. You probably know about the four Cs — cut, clarity, color and carat — which are the basic factors that determine pricing. What do these terms actually mean, […]
When it comes to gold assay, there is no question that true fire assay is the most effective and accurate method. What is the history of true fire assay, and what makes it so accurate? Gold Fire Assay History Gold fire assaying, or cupellation, is a method of determining the purity of a piece of […]
We are happy to host the 1st Coast Guard Ring Melt here at Pease & Curren this morning. Captains & Cadets were here to witness the event.
Let’s get this out of the way up front: Yes, the customer is always right. That being said, the customer isn’t always patient enough or doesn’t always possess enough knowledge to make a decision right away without a little help. For this reason, you have to be patient and knowledgeable for them so they can […]
Wish I would’ve seen this a few weeks ago but we are still in the holiday spirit right? Just came across this little tidbit about Pawnbrokers and Christmas and thought you might find it interesting.