Jewelers – Don’t Leave Money on the Bench

Gold is more than something that glistens.  Proper precious metals refining protocol can often lead to an increase in your bottom line. Best practices for retail jewelers, particularly those who have bench jewelers on site, are always important. Over the years, we have encountered many customers losing efficiencies and not maximizing their profits with regards… Read More »

What we do

Have you ever seen what goes on at a precious metals refinery? This is what we do… Want more…. check out our website at www.peaseandcurren.com Or check out our Guide to Gold Buying

Where is my pot o’ gold?

With St Patrick’s Day almost upon us we felt it fitting to write about our favorite thing…gold. We all know around this time of year images of green clad leprechauns, shamrocks and pots of gold appear on social media and elsewhere. We researched to see what the story is behind this Pot O Gold legend.… Read More »

The legend of the pot o’ gold

With St Patrick’s Day almost upon us we felt it fitting to write about our favorite thing…gold. We all know around this time of year images of green clad leprechauns, shamrocks and pots of gold appear on social media and elsewhere. We researched to see what the story is behind this Pot O Gold legend.… Read More »

Local Father & Son, West Point Grad and soon to be, at the Ring Melt Ceremony today

We have had an exciting day here at Pease & Curren. The West Point 16th Ring Melt Ceremony took place at our Rhode Island refinery. Our local Rhode Island paper – The Providence Journal has already shared a video they took this morning. See the footage–/ http://videos.providencejournal.com/providencejournal/4pul7n?v=autoplay_postroll&e=e0018&opn=right_rail_embed The West Point Ring Melt Ceremony This year’s… Read More »

West Point legacy lives on

Melting of 54 West Point graduates’ rings for inclusion into the rings of the Class of 2017 – Celebrates the bond between alumni and cadets. Fifty-four class rings were donated this year to the West Point Association of Graduates 16th Annual Ring Melt Ceremony. The February 22nd ceremony begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Rhode… Read More »

The tradition continues….

We are so excited here at Pease & Curren!  We are making our last minute preparations for the ceremony, all of the biographies have been written, flights have been scheduled.  It is a historic time, our 100th anniversary and the 15th annual West Point Ring Melt.

More…TIps on Buying Resale gold Jewelry – How to spot a fake

A couple of weeks ago we had discussed different ways in which gold content is assessed when purchasing pieces from the general public. We wrote of acid tests, electronic gold testers, magnificaton and the magnet test, all of which are somewhat effective but not entirely accurate. Today we will continue and discuss discoloraton and the… Read More »

How To Spot A Fake: Tips on buying resale gold

Identifying “fake” or under-karated gold pieces has always been a challenge; somewhat like determining the true color of the infamous blue/black or gold/white dress depending on how you look at it. Even the best eyes can sometimes not detect a good fake. Heavy plating or stainless steel will often pass an initial gold test, and… Read More »

Ways to reduce your post holiday inventory

Even after the best retail holiday season, you are inevitably left with inventory that just did not sell. Here are some suggestions on how to clean out the store quickly to make room for new merchandise.   1. Send It or Swap It If you are a multi-store retailer this is an easy one. As… Read More »