Precious Metal

Words from a Canadian goldsmith

Caution!…. Selling Old Jewellery.

While  repairing an old ring  I was admiring the work that went into making the piece. Totally handmade, obviously European design by the way it was constructed, though not a … Continue reading

December 2, 2009 · Leave a comment

Wealth maintaining superb craftsmanship

I have just watched  the most beautiful short film on creating jewellery I have ever seen. Although an English translation would be nice,  the camera work and lighting are so … Continue reading

October 18, 2009 · Leave a comment

Jewellery repair phobia

I didn’t have to give it much thought before replying  what I believed may have happened in this case. The store where the ring was originally purchased over estimated  the … Continue reading

September 7, 2009 · Leave a comment

Jewellers blog update

Well, they’re at it again. Full page adds in the local paper ” 70% off jewelry”. This seemed to start in the 1980s with the  large mall jewellers. My boss & I … Continue reading

August 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Jewellers Blog…New From Old.

These days are great for companies buying your old jewellery. They are making a lot of money from people. Everyone is being bombarded with advertising urging  you to sell the  … Continue reading

August 4, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Sailors Jewellery Blog

My sailing days began when we lived in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighborhood in the ’70s. We lived a block from the beach and I always felt a need of being off the beach … Continue reading

July 27, 2009 · Leave a comment

A Jewellers Blog

One of the purposes of the precious metal blog is to advise people what to look for when buying jewellery, and avoiding mistakes that may lead to future costly repairs.

July 11, 2009 · 1 Comment

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