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What Is Silver Clad?

The coins in your pocket are more than likely “clad,” meaning they’re made out a few layers of different metals. However, it wasn’t always this way. From 1920 to 1964, U.S. coins were made from 90% silver.

Makeup of Common Metal Jewelry

Picking out a piece of jewelry might be more difficult if you don’t know a lot about the history and science around different types of metals people use to make jewelry. It’s helpful to know which metals are the hardest to damage or scratch,

How to Pronounce “Patek Philippe” and a Look at The Collections.

If you’re thinking about investing in a luxury timepiece, you may want to consider Patek Philippe. Though many struggle to pronounce its name correctly, whether you’re searching for a luxury watch that’s sporty, dressy, or water-resistant, this brand has something for everyone.
This Swiss watch and clock manufacturer was founded in 1839 and is owned by the Stern family in Switzerland. It is one of the oldest watch manufacturers in the world and can boast an uninterrupted history of watchmaking since it was founded.

Palladium Guide: Facts & FAQs

Emerging as an immensely valuable precious metal, palladium is not only hard to get one’s hands on but is also desired by both collectors and investors with a fierce intensity. From reducing pollution to stabilizing investment portfolios, this ever-popular metal has a price far higher than that of gold. Palladium is poised to be the metal of […]

Common Jewelry Repairs and How We Fix Them

It can be frustrating when your favorite piece of jewelry breaks. That’s why we at Americash Jewelry & Coin Buyer wanted to share this list of common jewelry and watch repairs so you can be prepared to provide maximum upkeep for your favorite pieces. EXPLORE: Buy & Sell Jewelry in Westmont Ring Sizing Just as the name […]

Is There a $500 Bill?

Most Americans walk around with some paper money in their wallets on a regular basis. These bills likely include small pieces of paper currency, ranging from singles to $20s. If you’re a big spender, or if you’ve hit it big at a casino recently, maybe there’s a $50 or $100 in there. But what about […]

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