Where to Sell Sterling Silver Flatware

Sterling silver flatware has fallen out of favor with today’s young couples. It’s no longer the must-have wedding item that it once was and many young couples don’t even want their parents old silver as an inherited item. So if you’re a 50-something and you’re wondering where to sell your sterling silver flatware or if you’re newly married and it …

How Can I Tell What Karat My Gold Is?

If you’re going to sell gold in Houston and you want to get the highest payouts – you need to have some information about the karat weight of your gold.. Karat weight is different from carat weight. Karat with a “K” is for metal…and indicates purity of the metal. Carats with a “C” is for gemstones… and indicates the weight …

Selling Gold Scrap

If you’re wondering where to sell your scrap gold and wondering how to get the best price – consider reading the reviews of the dealer you choose. If you do, it could mean hundreds more dollars in your pocket when you sell your old jewelry. Yelp and Google provide great clues as to how good a deal you can get. …

How To Tell Sterling Silver from Plated

  So you’re cleaning up, getting rid of things – time to get rid of grandma’s silver – how do you know it’s the real thing. Here’s the test. Does it have the word “Sterling” on it? That’s the best test of all. Not the word “silver” – that’s not good. Only the word “Sterling.” Anything else is NOT sterling …

Gold Coins vs Gold Bars – Which Should I Buy

So you want to know where to buy gold coins in Houston, or maybe where to buy gold bars in Houston? Which is better to buy and where do you go? Well, when purchasing gold bullion, first do your research. Find a reputable dealer, check their Yelp or Google reviews, (here’s ours) get word of mouth referrals – but also, …

Spot Price of Gold Is UP, UP, UP – What’s the cause, what does it mean?

A single day, $20 dollar spot gold price jump opened the door for many analysts to jump back into the “gold price speculation” business – but let’s get one thing straight – nobody knows what the price of gold is GOING to be…NOBODY. And if they actually knew, they wouldn’t be telling you. So if you are wondering if gold …

How Do I Know I Have Real Silver

So you’ve got some silverware or some old jewelry and you want to figure out whether or not it’s real silver – here’s how: look on the bottom. Actually, it’s not always on the bottom, sometimes it’s on the side…sometimes it’s on the “back.” But on a pitcher, a cup, a tea kettle or a silver cup, it’s on the …

Selling Silver and Gold In Houston

Selling Silver or gold in Houston is easy and transparent at Houston Gold Merchants. We show you the numbers – tell you the percentage we pay so you can compare our prices with other stores. We’ll even quote you over the phone. We welcome the chance to compete and we want an informed consumer. That’s better for us. The more …

Large Bullion Purchases in Houston

If you need to make a large bullion purchase in Houston, try Houston Gold Merchants. Through our networks of dealers in cities around Texas we can offer you access to inventory that large shops can offer while providing you with the personalized service that we’ve become known for. I recently brokered a deal for a client that included more than …

Don’t Get Ripped Off Buying Gold and Silver

I’ve had a couple people as customers lately who’ve gotten ripped off by other gold stores – and I’d like to right those wrongs. I like righting wrongs – maybe I should’ve been a cop. But cops have to deal with some nasty situations, and sometimes some ugly people and that’s not really what I’m good at. What I’m good …