The Valuation of Gold Bullion

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Gold bullion, often regarded as a symbol of wealth and prosperity, has been a cornerstone of the global economy for centuries. Its value is a subject of great interest to investors, governments, and economists alike. In this article, the gold bullion valation process will be explored, focusing on factors that influence its market price. Factors […]

The Timeless Appeal of Gold Coins

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In the world of investments, trends come and go. One asset has stood the test of time as a symbol of wealth, stability, and enduring value—gold coins. These shimmering treasures offer a unique opportunity for investors to diversify their portfolios, safeguard their wealth, and potentially reap substantial returns. This article explores why gold coins are […]

The Gold Market – How It Works

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Gold is a precious metal that has been used as a currency and a store of value for thousands of years. Today, gold is still highly valued, both for its intrinsic beauty and its investment potential. In this article, we’ll explore the gold market and how gold prices are determined. Supply and Demand Like any […]

Gold: Tips to Know Before You Sell

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The best tips to know before you sell your gold. Know What You Have You’ll often see solid gold jewelry denoted as a number followed by ‘k’ or ‘ct’. E.g., 9k gold or 9ct gold. This refers to the ‘purity’ of gold, which is expressed as carats (‘ct’) or karats (‘k’). The purest form of gold you can get is 24k […]

5 Jewelry Gifts to Say “I Love You” on Valentine’s Day

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It’s the one day of the year when love (and jewelry) is on everyone’s mind. And for many, it can be overwhelming. Maybe you’ve been married for years, you just started dating a couple of months ago, or you are in what some would call a “situationship”. No matter who you are, there can be […]

Precious Metals – What are They and How to Invest

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Precious metals are defined as metals that are rare and have a high economic value. This value can be due to various factors, including scarcity, hedging against inflation, and each type of metal’s role and value over time. The most popular precious metals to invest in are gold, platinum, and silver. Are you looking to […]

How To Sell Gold- Westlake’s Quick Guide

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How do I sell my gold? Do you have gold to sell, but aren’t sure where to start? What are the dangers and hassles to avoid? How do you get the best price? Continue reading for Westlake Gold’s guide to making this process a little easier. We can help you identify how and when to […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Gold Investment

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Gold is an excellent and withstanding choice for investment for a multitude of reasons. It can be used as a hedge against inflation and will retain or increase in value due to increasing scarcity. Gold is also a great portfolio diversifier for investors of many kinds. So, what types of gold should you invest in […]

5 Gold Coins for Buying or Investment

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Buying gold is a great way to hedge against inflation. Gold can also preserve the value of your investment when currency prices fluctuate. Gold generally maintains its value over time and is a good way to pass down investments or diversify your investment portfolio. It can also be beneficial to have during times of crisis […]

Types of Gold Jewelry: A Brief Guide

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Learn more about different types of gold jewelry in our latest guide. Solid Gold Solid gold jewelry (colloquially referred to as ‘real gold’) is the most valuable form of jewelry you can buy. You’ll often see solid gold jewelry denoted as a number followed by ‘k’ or ‘ct’. For example, 9k gold or 9ct gold. This is referring […]