What is a Troy Ounce?

Many customers ask us: "What is a troy ounce"? The troy ounce is a unit of measurement that is used for purposes of calculating the weight of precious metals like gold, silver and platinum bullion. Originally a unit of measurement in Ancient Rome, the troy ounce is different from the 'ounce' that most people are [...]

White Gold Alloy

A gold alloy is any alloy that contains gold. Since gold in its purest form is much too soft despite its other great qualities, it’s often paired with other metals like silver, copper, nickel and zinc to give it more hardness for a variety of different uses. In fact, the majority of the gold you [...]

Specific Gravity

Here at Toronto Gold, we employ several different methods to test the gold and silver that our customers bring to us. One of these methods is to use a device that measures specific gravity. When a customer asks how it works, we explain, it’s really quite simple and the machine is quite easy to use. [...]

Dejunk & Earn Money Finding Scrap Gold

Image courtesy of If you haven't already done your spring cleaning, it's not too late. Technically, summer doesn't begin until June 21 so there's plenty of time to de-junk and tidy things up. One of the best parts about clean up and clear out is the possibility of finding scrap gold in [...]

Gold Gifts For Dad

Father's Day is just around the corner, and we've done all the hard work for you and come up with some nice ideas for him! We all know how hard it can be to shop for a dad, husband or friend. It can seem like they already have everything, but we're here to show you [...]

Different Ways To Buy & Invest In Gold

When it comes to buying gold, there are several ways one can go about it. We want to help you understand your options so that you can make a good decision or take advantage of an opportunity when it comes your way. Scrap Gold Scrap gold can be found in all kinds of places. Strategizing  and [...]

How To Tell Real Gold From Fake Gold

People stumble across shiny, yellow treasures all the time while scouring through yard sales or flea markets. And if you’ve ever been to such a sale, you know they can get real busy. There’s no time for second guessing or your would-be treasure could end up in someone else’s hands. This is where knowing how [...]

What You Should Know Before Buying Gold

Image courtesy of Buying gold can be one of the greatest investments you’ll ever make, but it comes with a great deal of added responsibility and certain risks. It’s crucial to cover your bases before bringing home the bacon. We here at Toronto Gold would like to offer some precautions to those [...]

Which Is Better, White Gold or Platinum?

Image courtesy of The popularity of white gold and platinum jewelry products has increased dramatically in recent years. People are gravitating toward jewelry that’s silver in color, as opposed to years ago when buying yellow gold was the big trend. While both white gold and platinum each have their own advantages, we [...]

Why The Drop In Gold & Silver Prices?

There is little debate as to the primary cause of the recent price drop in gold and silver. One clear explanation says it all – it is due to margin call liquidation by people holding long future contracts on precious metals. What Happened? Those who have been holding future gold and silver contracts were forced [...]

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