Karat Chat




The view from my office window

Posted by Jill Bibby on Jun 15, 2016 13:58:48 PM

When I tell people where I work, they just can’t visualize it.  I have a window in my office that overlooks the factory- I often forget how cool that really is. #Gold pour

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Happy Memorial Day

Posted by Jill Bibby on May 27, 2016 15:19:33 PM

This weekend we take time to remember and honor those who died while serving in our US armed forces. The words “thank you” do not seem powerful enough but we sincerely thank you for your ultimate sacrifice to keep us safe. With honor and remembrance, Happy Memorial Day. Here is some footage from our 2016 […]

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This is not a yard sale.

Posted by Jill Bibby on May 16, 2016 18:29:46 PM

Many of our clients used to get quick cash for their precious metals.  A cash buyer would stop by look at what they had to offer- and give cash on the spot – kind of like a yard sale. With a little extra time and not a lot of effort, you can get the full […]

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Who is monitoring the billion dollar refining industry?

Posted by Jill Bibby on May 12, 2016 14:58:27 PM

By Scott Girouard- Regional Refining Consultant You go to the grocery store to buy a gallon of milk and, regardless of the dairy farm, you get a gallon of milk. If you buy a gallon of gasoline, you’ll get exactly one gallon of gasoline, regardless of the gas station. There are governmental agencies that monitor […]

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Carat, Karat or Carrot?

Posted by Jill Bibby on Apr 27, 2016 18:27:18 PM

Since entering the world of precious metals, I have wondered about some of the terminology and how it came to be. I had always thought “carat” and “karat” were interchangeable but I quickly found out that this is not the case.

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

Posted by admin on Apr 07, 2016 09:48:59 AM

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 […]

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Jewelers – Don’t Leave Money on the Bench

Posted by admin on Mar 29, 2016 10:58:42 AM

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 […]

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What we do

Posted by admin on Mar 23, 2016 09:04:33 AM

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

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Where is my pot o’ gold?

Posted by admin on Mar 16, 2016 10:08:03 AM

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. […]

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The legend of the pot o’ gold

Posted by admin on Mar 11, 2016 06:14:40 AM

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. […]

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