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How to tell if your silverware is real sterling silver

Whether you’ve recently inherited some antique silverware or are looking to get rid of those pieces that have been collecting dust in your china cabinet for years, there’s a chance you may be able to fetch a fair amount for it. But how much your silverware is worth depends mostly on one thing: Is it sterling silver or silver-plated?

Here is a breakdown comparing sterling silverware to its most common silver substitutes, as well as a few tips on how to tell if your silverware is real sterling silver or not.

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What to expect when selling a diamond

Selling diamond jewelry can be an extremely frustrating and overwhelming process. First and foremost, the item up for sale is most often a wedding ring or engagement setting, which can bring with it its own emotional challenges and difficulties.

Second, most people selling a diamond expect to receive a great price in return – at least, a price fairly close to the one they originally paid. This is rarely the case, however, and can result in dissatisfaction and added frustration for the seller.

To further complicate matters, it is difficult to know if the price you’re being offered is good and fair – or how to go about finding a good price in the first place.

Here is a breakdown of what you should expect when selling a diamond and how you can go about making sure you receive the best possible price.

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How to sell dental gold

Most people are familiar with the common practice of selling their old gold or silver jewelry, but your old dental work may also have a fair value of its own. If you have old dental crowns or bridges stored away that you’re not sure what to do with, there’s a chance they may contain gold or other precious metals.

Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about how to sell your dental gold.

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A breakdown of the different types of gold

Throughout human history, gold has been one of the most coveted and highly valued materials in the world. Even dating back to ancient times, it has held a significance of status and beauty that set it apart from all other precious metals.

Today, gold is still highly sought after and revered, and has evolved to take on many different forms and variations. Here is a look at the different uses of gold based on color, plating, and karat.

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Guide to selling rare and collectible coins

Those involved in the trade are well aware of the large and thriving community of rare coin collectors. Everything from classic U.S. coins to rare European tender can still be highly coveted by the right audience, with buyers and sellers around the world vying to either bolster or cash in on their unique collection.

A similar sentiment could be shared for bullion, as bars and ingots are still frequently transacted with on a daily basis.

This high level of interest and activity also means that there is a very lucrative market for both coins and bullion – and that you could be closer than you think to cashing in on some of your precious metals.

Here are some of the key points to keep in mind when selling coins and bullion today.

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