Stebgo Metals Blog

Stebgo Alert! Fake Pan American Silver Bar

Posted by Scott Stebbing on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 @ 09:24 AM

A few years back some fakes of this nature appeared on the market.  Some of our clients have recently notifieded us that they are seeing them again, so we did a little research and checked our files on fake silver bars that have come through the refinery over the last few years. 

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Tags: Fake, Silver Scrap, Silver, weighted silver, Alerts, Stebgo Alerts

How to Spot Fake Gold Chains

Posted by Scott Stebbing on Wed, Oct 12, 2011 @ 09:08 AM

The Number One Gold Buying Mistake

Chains are the number one gold buying mistake, and they are the most common fakes we see here at Stebgo Metals. Chains are a little harder to test and when the piece is a sterling/gold plate variety (Vermeil) they often have a “feel” close to a real gold chain. Because these fake gold chains are heavy, buying just one can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

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Tags: Testing Gold, Stebgo Alerts