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Precious Metals Blog

The MGS Precious Metals Blog

Manhattan Gold & Silver is an industry leader in precious metal pricing and refining with more than 30 years of experience. During our time in the business, we’ve found the topic of precious metals to be a vast and interesting one. Here on our precious metals blog, we write in-depth posts about the science of precious metal refining, historical and modern uses for precious metals, market news, and much more.

MGS Refining and the JVC

MGS Refining and the JVC

The Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) is an organization that MGS refining and other jewelry industry retailers belong to for education and governance over the industry.

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The Manhattan Gold & Silver Shipping Gold Process

The Manhattan Gold & Silver Shipping Gold Process

Shipping gold to MGS Refining is easy and secure. Once we receive gold you have shipped, we will weigh and test it and then process your payment that very same day.

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Pennyweight Conversion

Pennyweight Conversion

Gold is a precious metal that is used throughout the world for currency, jewelry, decorative art and

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The Diamond District

The diamond district is located in New York City and it is estimated that 90% of all diamonds in the United States enter through this area. Visit Manhattan Gold & Silver today.

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First Annual New York State Jewelers Association Golf Outing

First Annual New York State Jewelers Association Golf Outing

Manhattan Gold & Silver is proud to be a sponsor for the NYSJA’s first annual golf outing. This event benefits their scholarship fund and will be taking place on August 2, 2010.

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How Is Gold Measured and Evaluated

Gold is measured by karat weight and depending on the number stamped on the piece, determines how pure the gold is. The higher the karat weight of gold, the more pure it is.

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