A Clean Sweep

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Tips for maximizing your metal returns.

By Shawna Kulpa

Jewelers’ workshops have likely never been as clean as they are right now. With precious metals prices on the rise, many jewelers are taking the opportunity to scour every inch of their shops, hoping to capture each and every errant particle of gold to send in for refining to take advantage of the elevated metal prices.

Perhaps you’ve been doing some fall shop cleaning of your own. But are you really capturing all the precious metal that you could? And how do you know if, in your efforts to maximize your refining return, you’re not wasting money sending in materials for refining that won’t give you a return on investment? The following are some tips that you can put to use to help guarantee that you’re maximizing your metal returns.