At Pease & Curren we are constantly assessing better, more efficient ways of doing things. Lately we have come across advertisements for Induction Furnaces. Induction furnaces are said to be an environmentally friendly way to refine.
I just read an interesting article about internet searches for engagement rings and I thought I would share. We don’t see too many rings like this come through the refinery. I would say these are the type of heirlooms that are passed from one generation to the next.
Precious metals refiners are always fighting a bad reputation. At Pease & Curren we try hard to do the right thing. We do not accept gold from anyone except legitimate businesses. We question gold bars and often times do not take them because we are not sure of their origin. It is disheartening to hear when… Read More »
Our headline is actually a comment made by our Lab Manager, Olga Yankov. Our customer sent in a ring they assumed was platinum as part of a lot scheduled to undergo our Premium Stone Removal Process.
Every year we are grateful to be a part of this historic event. It is a way for us to give back to our great military.
Forty-one class rings were donated this year to the West Point Association of Graduates 17th Annual Ring Melt Ceremony that will be held on February 27th beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Rhode Island refinery, Pease & Curren.
Let’s get this out of the way up front: Yes, the customer is always right. That being said, the customer isn’t always patient enough or doesn’t always possess enough knowledge to make a decision right away without a little help. For this reason, you have to be patient and knowledgeable for them so they can… Read More »
In the words of our long time Inside Salesperson Stephanie “Gold always takes the stairs up, and the elevator down” and this is certainly the case this week.
If you buy jewelry you are surely aware of the challenge of differentiating between these gray/white colored metals. It is not always easy to tell with the naked eye but this is may help.
We recently had a conversation with a jewelry store owner who has 5 locations and spends his time traveling between the stores. Each store has a manage r and the manager’s main concern is selling wedding rings, gemstones and custom jewelry. One of the stores has a resident goldsmith. All of the stone sizing, removal,… Read More »