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Gold Price Outlook 2021

By Jon Clement | June 9, 2021

With gold hovering around the $1900 mark, many investors wonder what the rest of the year will bring for the yellow metal

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A recent Sale of a Silver Cutlery Set

By Guardian Gold Staff | June 9, 2021

People bring their silver sets to us for different reasons. Many people inherit their cutlery and then find they have no use for them. Some lucky people find sets at garage sales or auctions for a bargain and are looking to realize a profit.

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How is Gold Priced ?

By Jon Clement | June 7, 2021

The lustre of gold has always attracted different people for many reasons. Yet two questions have been around as long as humans have used it. What is gold worth? And less asked but even more important; how did that price become the accepted market rate?

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Gold Price Outlook 2021

With gold hovering around the $1900 mark, many investors wonder what the rest of the year will bring for the yellow metal
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An assortment of silver cutlery jumbled together

Can I melt silver at home?

You should avoid melting any silver that you do not need to melt.
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rhodium chemical symbol depicting the abbreviation of Rhodium as well as the atomic number and weight

A Beginner’s Guide to Rhodium uses.

When Rhodium was first discovered in 1803 by scientist William Hyde Wollaston, it was named because of its reddish hue and based on the Greek word "rhodon," or "rose."
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Silver cutlery set in velvet lined box beside jumble of same cutlery pattern

A recent Sale of a Silver Cutlery Set

People bring their silver sets to us for different reasons. Many people inherit their cutlery and then find they have no use for them. Some lucky people find sets at garage sales or auctions for a bargain and are looking to realize a profit.
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Image of a tall silver candlestick cut into three revealing the weighted material inside.

I have silver candlesticks, should I sell them?

Perhaps you have some old candlesticks lying about the house, covered with wax like those in the photo below, or maybe recently received and shiny or possibly a little tarnished and damaged.   If you do not use them and wonder if they could be worth some money, there are a few things to consider if you want to sell them.
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Red-hot melted gold being poured from a crucible into a mould

How do I sell my Gold Jewellery?

First, gather up all your broken and unwanted chains, rings, bracelets, and earrings. Any part of the jewellery that is not precious metals will be lost in the process so take time at home to remove those parts if you wish to keep them.
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Is it Safe to Ship Precious Metals?

It is safe to ship precious metals purchased at Guardian International Gold because we use insured shipping to Canada and the United States.
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Close up of the Royal Danish International Sterling hallmark

What are Sterling Silver Markings?

Sterling Silver marks are punched or lasered marks found on silver that indicate the piece’s purity and provenance. If you have an item of silver that bears a Hallmark and/or Maker's Mark, you will likely be able to ascertain where it was made, when it was made, the purity of its metal and who its maker was
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gold, ingots, treasure

How is Gold Priced ?

The lustre of gold has always attracted different people for many reasons. Yet two questions have been around as long as humans have used it. What is gold worth? And less asked but even more important; how did that price become the accepted market rate?
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A pile of silver handled steel bladed knives

Selling Silver Knives: What to Expect

Unlike cutlery that is solid silver, such as spoons and forks, silver knives are usually constructed from a stainless-steel blade and a filled silver handle.
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