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Jewelry Refiner/Recycling



Jewelry Payouts on scrap jewelry are based on the amount and regularity of your shipments. We have built a strong base of jewelry store and gold buying clients by offering very competitive rates on high volumes of gold.  Plus, as one of the largest silver refiners in the United States, we can offer extremely competitive returns on scrap silver jewelry, flatware, and other items.

With our XRF analytical testing equipment, we have the technology to evaluate non-marked items and account for the precious metal in these pieces.

Components Other items that jewelers, jewelry manufacturers, and jewelry mills regularly refine …
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WM Rogers Silverware | What is Brazilian Silver?

Hi I have eight pieces of old WM Rogers silverware and two knives made of Solid Brazilian Silver. What is this worth? – Alex in Birmingham, AL

Thank you for your inquiry.  Many Wm Rogers (Rogers & Brothers) patterns are silver-plated and some are sterling.  Please look on the back of one of your pieces and see if it has the hallmark or word “sterling” or the numbers “925”.  If it doesn’t, more than likely it is silver plated and unfortunately, we cannot offer returns on silver plated material, unless you have 50 lbs or more of silver plated flatware.

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Sterling Silver Flatware Refining Example | Precious Metal Refining Blog

We’re back and well-rested from our holiday! Please enjoy our blog service and let us know if you have any questions about your precious metals. We’re happy to help you in 2013.

We have always said that sterling silver flatware and some serving pieces need to be weighed separately from forks and spoons because they can be weighted or filled with other non-sterling silver metals and materials. This is why there is very little silver content in one of the knives verses a spoon or fork, which are usually 100% sterling silver weight.

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Value of Knives from Sterling Silver Sets

Jimmy from Indianapolis, IN has a sterling silver set to refine and asks Arch Enterprises about the knives in the set, as the whole knife is not sterling.

Where to Sell Sterling Silver Flatware Set

“Where to sell sterling silver flatware” from Bonnie in Las Vegas is a common question that precious metal refiner, Arch Enterprises answers on a daily basis. As the end buyer of sterling silver, Arch gives the highest returns.