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White gold? You may want to go platinum.

Did you know "white gold" isn't really white? In order to make gold appear white, another metal needs to be mixed in such as silver, nickel, palladium, or rhodium. Another alternative to white gold is platinum. Platinum naturally has a white luster that can be...

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The Perfect Diamond Cut

A diamond’s cut is the most critical component of the diamond; it is what gives the stone its brilliance, sparkle and fire. These are the three main attributes of a diamond. Brilliance refers to the amount of light a diamond reflects. Fire describes the way...

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Gold, Silver, and Copper in E-Waste

Gold and silver have been used in manufacturing for centuries, millennia even. For the longest time, this waste was reused or recycled and used for new purposes, like wiring, for example. But with the rise of electronic devices, gold and silver waste has hit a...

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What to Know when it comes to Jewelry Appraisal

Does Gold Unlimited offer appraisals? Good question – yes we do! An appraisal is the process of determining the value of a gemstone or piece of jewelry. Never thought you may have needed one for your valuables? You’d be surprised that having one done could...

Diamond Grading
The 4 Cs: A Quick Guide to Diamond Grading

Diamond grading has long been one of the most important aspects of jewelry valuation. In the past, it involved going to an expert jeweler, someone with one of those tiny spyglasses that allow them to look deep into the gem and point out all of...

Silver Polish
The 5 Craziest Ways to Polish Silver

I still have the memory of going over to my grandmother’s house when I was younger and polishing her silver. She pulled out her huge box of silverware, her collectable spoons, and her silver platters that she got from her parents, and then we scrubbed away...

Jewelry
Modern Jewelry’s Ancient Past

Humanity has always adorned their bodies with items to make themselves look unique. Just recently, it was discovered that Neanderthals actually did the same thing (A very interesting article, that you can find here.) Jewels, seashells, and pieces of stone were often used to show...

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Cash for Gold: Protecting Your Gold Valuables

It seems you can’t go to the mall, the grocery store, or drive down the highway without seeing a business that deals in cash for gold. Gold has always been a valuable asset throughout millennia and continues to be a commodity that is traded by...

Gold Watch
Should You Start Buying Gold Because of the Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch has caused quite a stir since it was announced last Fall. People had speculated for years what it was that the industry leader in smart-phones was going to do regarding the wearable technology trend, and in November of 2014, Apple finally released...

Engagement Ring
Tying the Knot? Get Extremely Old School with Your Engagement Ring

You’ve found them. The special someone you want to spend the rest of your life with. Step one: check. Step two: finding the perfect ring to symbolize your love and commitment. You step into Gold Unlimited and see the countless number of engagement rings on...