For thousands of years, gold and silver have been valuable commodities. Historians believe that the allure of these precious metals began in ancient times when civilizations like the Egyptians and Incas established their symbolic value. In the modern era, investment experts point to its lustrous and metallic qualities, relative scarcity, and difficulty of extraction to explain why they’ve retained their perceived value. Investors often invest in gold and silver as a diversification strategy to preserve their wealth, thanks to the many advantages it offers, including:
Before opening Doylestown Gold Exchange in 2011, you started to see the landscape of what a traditional jeweler was begin to change as the economy hit a down ward turn and effected the buying habits of its’ customers. There were always local competitors, it was generally a family business serving a large, primarily wealthy multi-generational customer base that routinely purchased luxury jewelry. Then, the 2008 financial crisis hit, and a seismic shift in buying habits occurred. While some people continued purchasing new pieces, others were looking to liquidate their precious metal assets like gold, silver, diamonds, and coins. However, many jewelry stores didn’t buy these items and stuck to their traditional model, so their customers were forced to sell them elsewhere. That’s when we knew a new kind of jewelry store had to emerge.
We’re all more than familiar with the perils of the best-known Valentine’s Day gift-giving clichés: Surprise your better half with a box of chocolates, say, or a plush teddy bear clutching a single red rose on the evening of February 14, and you may find yourself on the receiving end of a less-than-enthusiastic reception come nightfall.
It almost goes without saying: Choosing just the right Valentine’s Day gift is a challenge of colossal proportions. The pressure to get it right is especially intense for men, because—and let’s just be honest here, guys—most of us aren’t terribly skilled when it comes to picking out a gift that’s romantic but not sleazy. Or a gift that’s touching, but not saccharine or cutesy. Or one that’s particularly meaningful, but not too over-the-top.
Of course, it helps immensely if you actually understand the disposition of the woman you’re buying for. Is she the type who’d be genuinely flattered by a heart-shaped box of candy? Or would she prefer a quietly romantic night in that didn’t involve cooking for you or the kids? Those can sometimes be tough questions to answer, even if your Valentine is a woman you’ve been sharing a home and a bed with for years.
The Fender Jaguar was produced for 13 years, beginning in 1962. It introduced a number of sonic features that were designed to lure guitar players away from Gibson, which was one of the company’s main competitors at the time.
The Beach Boys’ Carl Wilson was one of the best-known guitarists who played with a Fender Jaguar during the instrument’s salad days. Indeed, the Jaguar’s earliest burst of popularity came directly from the mid-60s surf rock scene.
In the 1980s, years after Fender had cancelled production of the Jaguar, the guitar experienced an unexpected resurgence of popularity in the punk rock and new wave scenes.
But it wasn’t until the introduction of alternative rock and indie rock in the 1980s and 90s that the Jaguar’s social currency — not to mention the financial value of vintage Jaguar models, like the one we recently acquired — truly began to explode.
Doylestown Gold Exchange is a full-service jewelry store that handles a variety of services. We purchase gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, costume jewelry, rings, broken jewelry, coins and much more. We also offer expert jewelry repair, including watches.
Do you have some broken jewelry pieces lying around? Don’t let beautiful items go to waste just because they need some attention. We can do everything from ring resizing to simple solders. We have the tools to supply and set loose stones, fix clasps and more. Bring your favorites jewelry pieces back to life! We take care of all repairs in our shop. Any type of jewelry service you need, Doylestown Gold Exchange can handle it.
When most people think of gold buyers, they think of a small dirty store with no atmosphere or personality. They imagine walking into and having to deal with a miserable individual behind glass who is just interested in trying to rip you off! Things are different here at Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers. When you walk in you’ll notice how beautiful and clean our store is. We have a coffee station, a sitting table with the day’s news paper and a coloring area for your children. Our cases will be packed with high quality merchandise and the walls are covered with local artwork. You’ll always be greeted with a warm hello and feel good from the moment you walk in! It is very important to us that you feel welcomed, and have an excellent buying or selling experience.
As we get older and enter into relationships, sometimes one of those relationships get to the next level where we may start to consider buying a diamond engagement ring to give to the person we want to spend the rest of our life with. As with any big decision we all have to make, the most important part is to educate ourselves so that we are comfortable and confident in the item we buy, and the person we buy it from. That is where I come in.
My name is Greg Glemser and I am co-owner of Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelers with three other family members. I am a Graduate Gemologist from the Gemological Institute of America and have been selling diamond rings for over 15 years and pride myself on educating and making my customers know that in the end they got a great product, service, and price and they will never have to second guess their decision to by from our store.
Doylestown Gold Exchange & Jewelry is excited to have moved into our new location in Cross Keys. We have moved into a center with many family-owned and operated businesses that have been serving the Doylestown area for many years.
We are a family-owned and operated business with all of us growing up in and around Doylestown. We know that this is a small community and we like to make sure all of our customers feel welcomed and satisfied after visiting our store. We offer a variety of services listed below. So if there is anything we can help you with please stop in or call us to see what we can do for you today!
Doylestown Gold Exchange is moving to Cross Keys within the next month. We are excited to say that our new address is 812 N. Easton Road Doylestown, PA 18902. We will be taking over half of Poor Richards with our entrance to be on the Cross Roads Bakery side. We are very happy to moving to a great center so we can continue to serve Doylestown and the surrounding communities. We hope to be in by the middle of February, but if we are not in when you stop by, please visit our current location or call us so we can take care of you!