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Why You Should Consider Precious Metal Investments

silver and gold investment PADoylestown Gold Exchange owner Greg Glemser can remember a time when investing in precious metals just wasn’t something people did.

“You used to seem a little crazy to put your money into silver or gold,” he says.

Now, it’s a way to diversify your portfolio, and one of the key pieces of Doylestown Gold Exchange’s business.

And these days, more and more people are looking to invest in gold and silver. The price of both metals has gone up significantly in recent weeks. Gold has gone from $1000 an ounce to more than $1200 an ounce, while silver’s price has jumped from $13 an ounce to $17 an ounce.

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Jewelry & Watch Repair: What to Look For

watch repair in PAReputation matters. When you look for someone to fix your car, put a new roof on your house or represent you in court, you’d base your decision on whether that person had a reputation for providing trustworthy, quality service.

The same thinking applies when choosing someone to handle your jewelry & watch repair in PA.

Here are six reasons why Doylestown Gold Exchange is that store:

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Doylestown Gold Exchange Featured on JCK Magazine Online

JCK Online: Cash for gold DoylestownJCK is the industry publication for the jewelry business, so finding yourself being interviewed by them is no small thing.

That’s why we’re proud to share the news that Doylestown Gold Exchange co-owner Greg Glemser was featured on the JCK website recently.

In the interview, Greg talks about advertising the business, money saving initiatives, and tells the story of his most memorable sale. Click here to read the entire piece.

What to Expect From a Precious Metal Investment Consultation

 

precious metal investment consultation
Photo by Rick Kintzel

When people come to buy gold at the Doylestown Gold Exchange, owner Greg Glemser offers them a history lesson.

Until 1964, quarters had silver in them. Fifty years ago, a quarter would have been worth, well, a quarter of a paper dollar.

But because of the silver in the coins, quarters from that era have grown in value. A dollar will buy you half a gallon of gas these days. The money from a silver quarter will fetch you nearly twice that amount.

Still, Glemser cautions people who visit him for a precious metal investment consultation that they shouldn’t buy gold or silver with the expectation that they’ll make money.

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Selling Gold Jewelry as the Market Rises

cash for gold jewelry Bucks County PA

The price of gold has been on the upswing recently.  The markets put it at $1,259 per ounce as we were posting.

Seeing these prices might make you want to rush out and sell your gold jewelry, but like any business transaction, this is one that requires some thought and research.

If you’re interesting in getting cash for gold in Bucks County, here are a few steps you should take before you sell.

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The Difference Between Vintage, Estate & Antique Jewelry

sell estate jewelry Bucks County PAWhen it comes to jewelry, you may have heard terms such as vintage, antique or estate used to describe a piece.

Often these terms are used incorrectly, which makes things confusing when trying to classify jewelry. The most significant way to differentiate these three terms is by knowing the age of the piece and identifying if its had a previous owner.

Let’s review the differences between vintage, antique and estate jewelry.

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Valentines Day is Coming, Buy Bucks County Jewelry

engagement rings Bucks County PAOur name is Doylestown Gold Exchange, but we do more than just buy and sell gold.

We’re also your source for new and estate jewelry, which is especially important around this time of year. That’s because Valentine’s Day is approaching, one of the biggest jewelry buying holidays on the calendar

Americans spend $18 billion dollars on Valentine’s Day, and nearly $5 billion of that spending is on jewelry, according to the International Business Times.

A few million people will get engaged this Feb. 14, if statistics from past years (4 million in 2012, 6 million in 2013) are any indication.

So today on the blog, as we remind readers of Valentine’s approach, we’re going to take a look at the history of the holiday, jewelry, engagements, and the way they all intersect.

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Need a Last Minute Gift? Give Jewelry For Christmas

Christmas jewelry in Bucks County PAChristmas is just a few days away, and many of you are probably looking for last minute gifts.

Your first instinct might be to head to the mall, but we’d like to offer you an alternative to fighting through hordes of other shoppers: Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers.

Here are six reasons to visit Doylestown Gold Exchange to find your last minute holiday gift.

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Sell Your Unused Gift Cards to Doylestown Gold Exchange

sell your unused gift cardsThe holiday season is coming up, and some of the presents you receive might include gift cards.

In many cases, these cards will be a welcome gift, a chance to patronize your favorite stores or eat the the restaurants you love without spending too much – or any – money.

But every so often, you might get a gift card that you know you’re not going to be able to use.

Fortunately, Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers is here to help. Our gift card buy back service, which we launched last year, allows you to sell your unused gift cards.

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Your Old Coins Could Be Worth Big Bucks

Sell and Buy CoinsGold and silver prices have been on the rise lately, which makes it a good time for you to sell gold and silver coins.

As of this writing, an ounce of silver is selling for $15, while an ounce of gold is selling for $1,136.

Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers can look at your coins and make an offer on them that you won’t find elsewhere.

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