Category: Gold

Does Gold Tarnish?
  |   Gold

Whether gold tarnishes or not has become a basis of endless debates. Well, gold, in its pure form, does not tarnish. It is one of the least reactive chemical elements you will ever come across. However, when mixed with other...

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Do Pawnshops Sell Real Gold?
  |   Gold

A question we often hear asked about pawnshops is: Do you sell real gold? Many pawnshops buy and sell gold jewellery because it is desirable, holds it's value and they know they can sell it in their shops.  Some people...

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Can you Get Paid for Damaged Gold Jewelry?
  |   Gold

They say virtually all the gold ever mind still exists today.  This means that your old necklace for instance could have once been a watch, and in the future it could be a ring. It doesn't matter if the jewelry...

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Selling Gold During the Coronavirus Shutdown

Gold has traditionally been a safe haven for savers, in 2008 when the markets crashed around the world, gold was one of the few investments that received a return.  There are safer investments out there, but on the whole, gold...

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Carats vs Karats – What’s the Difference?
  |   Gold, Jewelry

If you're looking for some extra cash and have some gold jewelry about the house you think you might sell, you may be considering just how pure the gold is, and how much money you can make.  Or if you're...

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Gold Sellers Continue to Enjoy High Prices in 2020
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The price of gold has grown steadily over the past year and gold sellers have been reaping the rewards. Selling scrap gold today will net you around 27% more than it would a year ago. At the time of writing...

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Buying Affordable Gold Jewelry at Meriden Pawn Shop
  |   Gold

Are you in the market for buying gold jewelry?  Purchasing second hand at a local pawnshop you can often find quality pieces that provide significant savings compared to retail jewelry stores.  Shop smart and buy from a local store where...

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What’s Worth More – Yellow Gold, White Gold or Rose Gold?
  |   Gold

Beyond what color you prefer, what are the differences between white gold, yellow gold and rose gold?  If you are looking for gold jewelry is one better to buy or sell than another? Generally speaking prices between the three are...

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Why we Don’t Provide Gold Loans
  |   Gold

Some pawnbrokers offer pawn loans where gold is the collateral.  Unfortunately at Meriden Pawn we are unable to offer any pawn loan in exchange for gold.  This is due to state regulation and to help prevent money laundering. We do...

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Is it Better to Scrap or Sell Gold at a CT Pawn Shop?
  |   Gold

There are compelling reasons on either to scrap or sell gold in CT If you're looking to get some extra funds for Christmas, a vacation, or other reason, selling gold may an answer for you. If cash for your gold...

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