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.

Mining E-Waste for Jewelry

Would you wear a ring made of electronic-waste? Let’s look at e-waste and how the jeweler industry is helping the environment.

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Top 3 Things to Pawn at a Pawn Shop

When it comes to pawning, not all things are created equal. What exactly do pawn shops buy, and more importantly, what items are most in demand?

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How to Shop for Estate Jewelry

If you’re on the hunt for vintage jewelry but don’t want to break the bank, estate shopping may be up your alley. Here are some tips to get you started.

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Be Aware of Gold Coin Scams Targeting Seniors

Seniors are particularly vulnerable to gold coin scams. Here are some of the most prevalent ones–and how to avoid them.

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The History of the Gold American Buffalo Coin

The Gold American Buffalo Coin has only been around since 2006. But the nation’s first-ever 24-karat gold coin has a rich history dating back 100 years.

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How Do Pawnbrokers Work?

How do pawnbrokers work? Before you consider a loan, it’s important to understand pawnshop transactions.

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Manhattan Gold & Silver Update

We will be opening back up on May 18th, 2020 with limited hours from 11:00am – 2:00pm. The easiest method for metal processing is to either mail, or drop off/curbside service. Customers will not be allowed in the exchange at this time. 

If you have any questions you can still contact us at 212-398-1454 and sign up for our newsletter for further announcements.

Most importantly, please stay safe! 

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