After last year’s record number of store closures, our jeweler friends will be happy to know that the American retail is finally rebounding. Tax cuts have left more discretionary income in consumers’ wallets. Luxury retailers, such as jewelers, stand to benefit the most . Relationships are key Because Amazon has so changed consumers’ expectations, the brick and… Read More »
Gold is our favorite metal but platinum comes in as a close second. What is going on with platinum these days? Usually trading at roughly the same as gold, platinum has taken a nose dive. But still some major players are betting on platinum…
Around this time of year many of our customers shutdown for one or two weeks in July. We ship out quite a few containers to use for cleaning up jewelry benches and manufacturing facilities; the items sent in to be refined are varied. Filters Polishing buffs Shop floor sweeps Protective equipment Vacuum bags Sink sludge… Read More »
Bench jewelers are the unsung heroes of the jewelry world — tirelessly working away in the back of the jewelry store, making and repairing beautiful pieces to delight their owners. At Pease & Curren, we consider the bench jewelers we work with to be among our most valued relationships. As a proud gold refiner for… Read More »
The summer holidays are upon us. Many manufacturers are closing down for a week or two around the July 4th holiday. Some for summer break and some to clean up their facility to get ready for the next busy season.