Decoding the Language of Silver Hallmarks

Silver hallmarks serve as silent storytellers, whispering tales of craftsmanship, authenticity, and heritage. These tiny symbols, stamped onto precious metal, hold centuries of tradition and mastery within their intricate designs. Source: Photo by Scottsdale Mint on Unsplash The Origins of Hallmarking Silver hallmarking traces its origins to medieval Europe, where Read more…

China’s Gold Economy: Consumer desire for gold increases, desire for diamonds decreases

In the opening half of this year, China’s appetite for gold has reached astonishing heights, with consumption soaring to nearly 555 tons—a remarkable 16 per cent surge compared to the previous year. This trend has ignited what some describe as a ‘domestic gold frenzy’. However, an interesting contrast emerges as Read more…