Sakakini Jewellers's Blog
All About Horsham - AAH Article - 'Revealing the Secrets of the Jeweller'
Created: 16-10-2012 17:17:26
Updated: 16-10-2012 17:28:59
The markets are always fluctuating, but now is the perfect time to sell your gold. The last time the price of gold was this high was three years ago, and that was when the ‘cash for gold’ companies starting to set up. However, after hitting a peak the price dipped for a while. Now it’s hitting those heights again and some speculators predict it could hit US$2,000 an ounce.
It is currently up to about US$1,750. There’s a chance it could hit an all-time high. But you do not always receive a fair price from companies that advertise on television. I ask people ‘would you send cash to a stranger in
the post?’ the answer is of course ‘no’. So don’t do it with gold. You do not know what Carat of gold you have, so you have no idea of its value. So why send it to strangers? There are 11 jewellers in Horsham. You can walk from
one to another and ask them all for their best price and if you’re not happy with the price you do not have to sell it. We try to give a good and fair price to everybody who comes through the door. The way it works is that we weigh it, and then give you the gold price. We take a small percentage of
what the gold is worth. Most of the time we will take the jewellery
to the refinery, although there are some occasions when it’s a piece of
jewellery that really catches the eye that we will put it on sale. We then use the gold to recreate our own jewellery. We like to use virgin gold to make
our own wedding and engagement rings. It means the customer can choose their mount, as well as the stone and the quality of the stone, so we can suit all budgets. On our website we offer education and advice to people, so
they know what to look out for when
buying and selling jewellery. We tell people about the things that jewellers do not want you to know about, like Rhodium plating, hallmarking, and Moissonite, which is often mistaken for a genuine diamond. We’ll be talking more about some of these subjects in the coming months. ‘The Jewellery Doctor’ articles on the website gives people the knowledge they need to buy
with confidence. It’s normal to feel like you are being ripped off when buying abroad and more often than not you probably are. But it doesn’t have to be like that. Our website tells you what to look for, what questions to ask, and how to spot a real diamond. We pride ourselves on giving an honest
assessment. You get the quality, you get the service and you get the price. We’ve been here ten years now and it does take a long time to build up that trust with clients. We find that people appreciate this service and for many in Horsham we have become a trusted jeweller for all the family. If you have any jewellery you are considering selling and would like to know how much it is worth, do visit us at 46 The Carfax in Horsham or visit our website at www.sakgems.com