Precious Metals Blog

Category: Jewelry Design

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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School Jewelry Is Still a Thing: Class Ring Ideas

Whether you’re buying a class ring for yourself or gifting one, choosing a style that will age gracefully matters. Here are some cool class ring ideas.

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‘Hope Diamond’ Dethroned by ‘Okavango Blue’

Last April, the Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) announced that they recovered a massive, deep-blue diamond with better clarity and purity than the world famous “Hope Diamond.” Originally discovered as

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Lab-Grown Diamonds are about to get Even Cheaper

Ever since laboratories managed to grow gem-quality specimens consistently and at scale, “synthetic” diamonds have steadily gained popularity with today’s jewelry buyers. In addition to being

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What is a ‘Gold Hallmark’?

Early gold hallmarks were used to indicate the fineness of gold, as well as the assaying office that certified its purity. The term “hallmark” originated in 1327, when King Edward of England granted a

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Three Jewelry Designers You Should Follow on Instagram

Whether you’re in the jewelry industry or simply someone who likes to wear the finished product, Instagram has become the platform for accessory art. It not only allows designers to show off their

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Manhattan Gold & Silver UpdateOUR STORE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. WE WILL REOPEN MONDAY JUNE 8TH.

We are open for business with limited hours from 11am - 2pm. 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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