How Can You Tell if Silver Items Are Real or Plated?

If you have been wondering if that old tea set or silverware set is possibly worth a fortune, you’re not alone. Here are some ways to help you figure it out. Sterling or plate? Silver plating was created hundred’s of years ago as an inexpensive way for people who could not afford Sterling to still […]

History Of The Obverse Silver Eagle Design

The Silver American Eagle is one of the most prolific and successful bullion programs produced by the United States Mint. Silver American Eagles are widely popular and highly collected coins today but their significance is rooted in more than just the sales. There is historical significance to this coin and it starts with the obverse […]

Top 8 Ways to Make Extra Cash This Holiday Season

With holiday shopping on almost everyone’s mind, here are the top 8 ways that you can make some extra #money. 1. Clean out your jewelry boxes. Yes, I will buy even your old and broken #jewelry. If you’re not sure if it’s real, just bring it in and I’ll test it for you. I’ll buy […]

Death Cleaning Should Be The Way To Go

You could die at any minute, which sucks. But what sucks more is how right after you die, your family and friends are going to show up at your house and stare, slack-jawed, at all your dumb stuff. They will be sad, certainly, but not too sad to rifle through all that dumb stuff, picking […]

Why Silver is so Precious

Silver is a precious metal that has had a number of different uses over the years, including jewelry, coins, silverware, electronics and photography. Where is Silver found? While silver is found on every continent of the world, the majority of silver being mined today is found in Peru and Mexico, where the metal has been […]

Silver’s Most Interesting Facts

Of course, everyone drools over gold but there’s another precious metal that you should be taking a look at: silver. Lots of people usually invest in silver or wear it as jewelry, but there is way more to silver than you think. Listed below are some facts about silver. Interesting Silver Facts • Silver is […]