Karat Chat




What is rose “gold”?

Posted by admin on Dec 01, 2015 09:22:02 AM

 What is Gold Alloy? Different colors of gold alloys are just as “real” as their yellow gold counterparts. Have you ever been confused by the terms: black hills gold, white gold, green gold, and rose gold? The Meaning of a Karat The “K” stands for karat, the system used to state how much pure gold is […]

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Would you buy an investment if it paid off in 5 days?

Posted by admin on Nov 17, 2015 09:04:04 AM

TREATING GOLD AS AN INVESTMENT This post is for those who purchase resale jewelry from the general public. It has been our experience that many cash in their gold and jewelry to buyers quickly, often because of a cash flow issue or just because that is the way they have always done it. Below are three scenarios, […]

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Is it exploitation or a series of blunders?

Posted by admin on Nov 09, 2015 10:40:49 AM

Is it exploitation or a series of blunders? While we don’t chance processing mined materials, we do hear story after story such as the one here, of investors investing in an industry they know very little about.  Investors facilitating industrial growth for desperate governments and societies to build much needed infrastructure and aid for communities. […]

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Understanding the value of a diamond

Posted by admin on Nov 03, 2015 11:24:27 AM

Being a precious metals refiner we see many diamonds come through our factory to be processed.  Although we do not work with mined diamonds, we do process diamonds though our stone removal, sorting and appraisal services. We all know about the four “C’s” of valuing a diamond but we have come across some things you may […]

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Francis H. Curren II 1922 – 2015

Posted by admin on Oct 13, 2015 04:01:16 AM

Our flag is at half staff today at Pease & Curren, in tribute to our beloved owner, Mr. Francis H. Curren Jr, who has passed away at the age of ninety three. .

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