Karat Chat




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

Posted by admin on Feb 22, 2016 04:21:54 AM

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 […]

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West Point legacy lives on

Posted by admin on Feb 18, 2016 02:04:46 AM

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 […]

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