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Looking for a Last-Minute Gift?

As the holidays come upon us, we always say I can’t believe it is here and I have so much to do. So if you find yourself in that situation, the first and only place think of is The Doylestown Gold Exchange.  Doylestown Gold Exchange offers  wide variety of gifts that will fit anyone’s needs.

With a Graduate Gemologist on staff we can help you find that beautiful diamond engagement ring to pop the big question, or help you purchase a nice diamond pendant or diamond earrings at prices that can’t be beat.

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What Does Doylestown Gold Exchange Buy?

We’ve just – pardon the pun—coined a new model at Doylestown Gold Exchange:

“Buyers, Sellers, and Jewelers.”

That’s because the role of the traditional jewelry store has changed over the past 10 to 15 years, and we’ve had to change to keep up with the times. We realized that we needed to more for our customers than being an outlet to buy gold in Bucks County.

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Antique Road Show Event at Doylestown Gold Exchange

Antique Road Show Event: buying and selling goldOn Wednesday night of September 28th, Doylestown Gold Exchange held its first Antique Road Show at the store.

The event was a huge success as the people started lining up a half-hour before the event started. There was a full line of people until 7:00. The event was live streamed on Facebook, and you can see a recording of the video on our Facebook page.

Doylestown Gold Exchange teamed up with Mike Ivankovich, a downsizing specialist and auctioneer.  Mike has written books on how to downsize and he helps appraise items to steer his clients in the right direction when trying to sell their valuables. He is also the host of the “What’s It Worth?” appraisal radio show, which airs mornings from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. on WBCB 1490 AM.

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The Process of Selling Gold at Doylestown Gold Exchange

selling gold in PAIn today’s economy people are looking for ways to raise funds quickly to pay the medical bills, the mortgage bills, or an unexpected expense that popped up.  One way to raise funds quickly is to think about selling gold, silver, platinum or any precious metal.

As of September 2016, gold and silver have jumped up a lot and that is great for people who are selling these metals.  As gold hits $1300 and silver is over $19 per ounce, customers are getting a lot more money then they were just  few months ago.  Doylestown Gold Exchange, was recently voted for the third year in a row as the Best in Bucks and Montgomery counties for the best gold and precious metals buyer.

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Exploring the Gemology of Diamonds

diamond gemology - diamond engagement ringsThe diamond: It’s a gem that is much rarer than most of us could ever imagine. For decades, it’s been referred to in pop culture—and in jewelry store advertisements—as “a girl’s best friend.” It’s also the hardest natural material on earth, literally. But how much do you really know about that sparkling cut of ice that’s attached to your custom diamond engagement ring?

Here’s the thing about diamonds: Even if you were bored to death by your high school geology class, you’ll probably be surprised to learn just how fascinating the story of the diamond really is.

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7 Tips For Investing in Gold Coins

Iinvesting in gold coinsn a world where money is often just numbers on a computer screen, gold coins offer something tangible.

It’s a way to diversify your portfolio and gain an extra bit of financial security. Among the advantages of investing in gold coins:

  • Gold rises when other investments go down, helping to stabilize your portfolio.
  • It protects you against inflation.
  • You don’t need to pay capital gains taxes on it until it’s time to sell.

If you’re considering investing in gold coins, here are some tips to follow:

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Advantages of Dealing with a Graduate Gemologist

graduate gemologist in Doylestown
Greg Glemser is a certified Graduate Gemologist at the Doylestown Gold Exchange.

In the world of precious gems, a graduate gemologist is the equivalent of a Michelin star chef.

And the Gemological Institute of America – otherwise known as the GIA – is THE school for training experts in the jewelry industry.

Gemology education began in the 19th century, but it wasn’t until 1908 that the first real qualifications were created by the National Association of Goldsmiths in England.

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How Will Brexit Affect Gold Investments in PA?

Will Brexit affect gold investments in PA?Voters in the United Kingdom made history June 23 by voting to leave the European Union.

The “Brexit” referendum – as it’s come to be known – could have major implications for the economy in both Great Britain and around the world.

The days following the vote have already seen an equity sell-off that erased $3 trillion in stock market value, considered the worst two-day paper loss in history. Some experts worry the vote will lead to even greater calamity, using words like “stagflation” and “recession.”

So how will Brexit affect gold investments in PA? It depends on who you ask.

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A Quick Guide to Diamond Cuts

wholesale diamond cuts on displayThe world of diamonds is governed by “the four Cs.”

There’s color, which actually refers to the lack of color a stone has. One with no color is considered top quality, while a “brown” or “yellow” diamond is a lower standard diamond.

There’s carat, which is the weight of the diamond, and clarity, which refers to the presence or absence of inclusions – or flaws – in the stone.

And finally there’s cut, or the craftsmanship of a diamond: how the facets cooperate with light, the diamond’s overall finish and its proportions and symmetry.

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Tips for Choosing a Men’s Wedding Band

gold rings men's wedding bandsBack in your father’s day, the idea of spending a significant amount of time choosing a wedding band barely existed. Unlike the women’s engagement ring and wedding band industry, which has seemingly always been overflowing with a wealth of choices, men’s wedding bands have historically been fairly simple affairs: white gold, yellow gold, or silver. Maybe a simple pattern. And for the especially flashy, perhaps a small diamond or two.

But times have most certainly changed. While men still might not have as many wedding band choices as women, the possibilities today are more plentiful than they were even 20 years ago. There are both precious metals and alternative metals to choose from, not to mention the various designs and levels of quality that each metal offers.

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