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Selling Gold Never Gets Old

Selling gold is an age old tradition upon which many world markets have been established. Usually when one thinks about selling jewelry an image of Gollum from Lord of the Rings lore appears, saying: “My precious” but the days of Middle Earth are long gone. Selling diamonds and the like has become an integral part of the jewelry industry. Things of value only get...

Are Diamonds Really Forever or is it Selling Diamonds that Makes Them Forever?

They say diamonds are a girl’s bestfriend. It is also said that diamonds are forever. I cannot recall what else but you get the picture; that for thousands of years, a lot has been said about diamonds. All kinds of romantic fairy tales and mythological beliefs have centred on them. Most of them magical, some a bit far-fetched and a few down right boring....

The Hot ‘Bling’ Trend everyone is talking about – Sell jewellery or keep it?

As fashion fads keep rotating themselves in and out of relevance every few years, people continue to sell jewellery that is out of date to make way for new trends. Various 90s fashion trends are now having their turn in the limelight, one of the trends currently doing the rounds is hip and heavy hip hop gold and diamond jewellery! As in plenty of...

To Sell Gold Jewellery Grills or to Wear Them – Will this celebrity trend stay or

When people think of gold, the first thing that comes to mind tends to be gold jewellery such as bracelets or chains. However, a growing trend that may make people start thinking of gold differently is the use of gold jewellery for teeth – also known as a ‘grill’, ‘front’ or ‘golds’. This trend got its start in the hip hop scene, but the...

Reasons to deal only with a reputable dealer when selling diamonds

The nature of the diamond industry is enough to make anyone nervous when selling diamonds. Blood diamonds, corruption, the rise of synthetic diamonds, and downright dishonesty sometimes characterise the business. Certainly, most news articles on the subject are about some or other negative side of the industry. So, here are a few reasons why you should seek out only the best: Some diamond dealers...

True Story: 3 good reasons to sell Jewellery

Now, we all know that the Internet is full of unethical practices: misrepresentation, exaggerated claims, and fake testimonials are features of many, many websites. However, at Liquid Finance we believe in honesty. This is why I feel it’s important for me to share a story with you. A friend of mine, who is a recent Psychology graduate, returned home this week from a month...

Looking to buy or sell diamonds? Where Can You Find Diamonds That Are The Real Deal?

Where can you find diamonds that are the real thing, and not fake or of dubious origin? Your best bet would be at a reputable diamond and jewellery dealer. Still, it is of utmost importance that you know whether the diamonds you are buying are real, or not. Your first step is to ask for a certificate, grading authority (for example GIA, AGSL, LGP,...

Decline in Gold and Striking Workers Signal Good times for Those Selling Gold

Johannesburg, also called eGoli or the city of gold, has been the central gold mining district in South Africa for the past 130 years. Unfortunately, the gold industry in South Africa, including eGoli, is experiencing more and more problems. This spells bad news for those in the mining industry but also good news for those who want to sell gold. The past 18 months...

Gold Output Continues to Fall: A Good Time to Sell Gold?

South African gold production has been on a steady decline since the 1970s and although this spells bad news for the mining industry, it is great news for people who want to sell gold. At one stage, South Africa was the world leader in gold production with no other country being able to hold a candle to our gold output. We held the gold...