What is Art Glass and What Makes it Valuable?

What is Art Glass and What Makes it Valuable?

Art glass is a type of glass works that is more decorative in intent than functional intent.  These works are created by individual glass artists, and/or artist assistants, using small-scale furnaces in glass studios or work environments. While contemporary art glass is known for its hand-wrought aspect and individual creativity, vintage art glass (made prior to the 1960s) can include factory-made glass artistry, produced by small teams of...

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Panning for Gold Lately? Not Like This Guy!

Panning for Gold Lately? Not Like This Guy!

Imagine you go out prospecting for gold and you find a nugget “as thick as a T-bone steak: 5 inches long, 1 1/2 inch thick by 4 inches wide!” Bryant Shock, co-owner of Gold Prospecting Adventures in Jamestown, California described a large nugget found last week by an amateur gold prospector at Woods Creek in Jamestown.  The prospector who found the huge nugget goes by the name Oscar and has chosen to keep a low profile. Do you blame him?...

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Selling Gold at Los Angeles Gold & Silver

Selling Gold at Los Angeles Gold & Silver

Why do business with Los Angeles Gold & Silver? Because we are one of the best in the industry and you won’t find a more ethical place to work with. We specialize in all Precious Metal objects. Because the last decade has seen such a dramatic rise in precious metal prices, “gold buying” businesses seem to everywhere. But, they are not all created equal!  There is a profound difference between a business that is only...

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What Are My Coins Worth?

What Are My Coins Worth?

As many of you know, we are professional numismatists and have been buying, selling & appraising coins and coin collections for over 25 years. Whether you are a collector in search of a particularly hard to find specimen, or are looking for information about what your coins may be worth, we are uniquely qualified to help you.  We purchase all United States coins and currency (paper money). We purchase all world coins composed of precious...

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Gold Prices: Historic Gold Price Trends Over 100 Years

Gold Prices: Historic Gold Price Trends Over 100 Years

While we were surfing around the web recently, one of our team members stumbled upon this helpful website known as Macrotrends.  It’s a very helpful interactive chart showing the wide range of gold history, price fluctuations and other info within the gold market. Click here to view and interact with the chart!  It will pop up with some really interesting information. Remember, Los Angeles Gold & Silver pays top dollar for gold and...

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Los Angeles – Gold Prices Today

Los Angeles – Gold Prices Today

Did you know? Right on the Los Angeles Gold & Silver website you can get daily prices for gold and all the precious metals market values you need!  Currently, gold prices are holding their own, and gold is the most widely searched of all the metals.  So, be sure to bookmark our website and simply refer to our website’s scroller, located at the bottom of our front page (as shown in the pic). Remember, we pay top dollar for all of your...

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