There are a few steps to testing gold:
1. Magnet test where a magnet is placed over a gold piece. If the magnet attracts the item, then there is a significant amount of other metals mixed in the gold or the item does not contain gold at all which means we are not able to purchase it
The so-called rare earth magnet
What a jeweller’s loupe looks like
Acids of different strength
We are experienced New Zealand gold buyers – if you have been thinking of selling your old or broken gold, silver or platinum jewellery or other items, talk to us today!