People in India tend to purchase gold and store these precious metals during emergencies or crises. In India, parents use the earlier-purchased gold while the marriage of any of their wards is on the corner. It is an accepted value-increasing saving policy.

Exchanging gold for cash is also a high-practiced method. The precious metal keeps changing its worth with time. I have never seen a significant decrease in the price of gold in the last 25 years. It is thus highly likely that you will get more value from the stored wealth once you expose these into the market and, yes, to a legitimate and honest buyer.

 Converting gold into cash

As per the other marketable assets like bonds and stocks, you need to follow some golden rules to get the best value from the gold holdings. You will have to prepare yourself for getting the sale materialized. In other words, you will have to wait till the market assures you of returning the maximum worth from the deposits.

The procedure includes:

  • Gather the jewelry you want to exchange for cash. Divide the gathered lots into two varieties. The portions will be either of known purity and unknown purity. Pieces of available purity bear a mark regarding their purity. In India, we call them hallmarked ornaments.
  • It is wise to segregate the pure pieces based on their karat level. Hallmark ranging helps in such separation.
  • Don’t let the unmarked jewelry get sold at a lesser value. Take the jewels to a jeweler you trust. Several laboratories in the city – both private and government-owned – test jewelry purity for a fee or for free. Mints also test pieces of jewelry for purity. Post identification, you can reschedule these pieces into the categorized piles.
  • Once you access the karat value of the gold, it will be possible for you to ascertain the amount of pure gold in each lot.
  • Your next duty is to locate the value of gold per 24 Karat. Top financial journals publish those regularly.
  • You will have to estimate the value by multiplying the gram-weight in each lot regarding the price mentioned in the journal. You will have to calculate the impurities or alloys present in the ornaments to get the exchange of gold for cash value. You can ascertain the final value by multiplying the carat value by the recommended percentage. Multiplying the price with the weight of gold in each lot will give you the precious selling value of the ornaments.

Now consult the rates that the gold ornaments purchasers in the city are ready to pay. Bring your sellable articles to the best payor in the market. Thus, you will get the best price from the market.

 

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