To the best of our knowledge, we pay the highest rates for unwanted scrap gold in Wiltshire. But please don't take our word for it, today's rates are shown below, which you can use to compare the rates paid by your local high street gold buyer or jeweller. The rates shown are genuine and there aren't any hidden fees or charges that get deducted.
|Carat Type||£ / Gram||£ / Imp Ounce||£ / Troy Ounce|
|9 carat gold||£15.12||£428.65||£470.28|
|10 carat gold||£16.81||£476.56||£522.84|
|14 carat gold||£23.58||£668.49||£733.41|
|15 carat gold||£25.19||£714.14||£783.48|
|18 carat gold||£30.23||£857.02||£940.24|
|21 carat gold||£35.27||£999.90||£1,097.00|
|22 carat gold||£36.93||£1,046.97||£1,148.63|
|24 carat gold||£40.27||£1,141.65||£1,252.52|
The above rates are for what we generically refer to as 'scrap gold'. It's a phrase that's commonly used within the trade and refers to all unwanted gold jewellery, regardless of its age, condition or quality. We don't differentiate between hallmarked and non-hallmarked gold, as we have the necessary x-ray equipment to accurately determine the precious metal content of an item. So unlike other buyers, who rely on the traditional (old fashioned) 'acid test' method, our rates are the same regardless.
If you have Sovereigns, Britannias, Krugerrands or any other gold bullion coin, our rates are even higher. Pop in and see us, or give us a call for an up-to-date price quote.
Any reputable gold buyer should be quoting their rate in grams, and valuing items to 1/10th of a gram. Some unscrupulous buyers quote their rates in ounces and will deliberately mix imperial ounces and troy ounces to confuse the customer. An imperial ounce is the equivalent of 28 grams and is what your kitchen scales use. A troy ounce is the traditional method of valuing precious metals and is the equivalent of 31.1 grams. For transparency, we've quoted our rates using all three units so that you can make an informed decision if you're comparing our rates with another buyer. Please note, we always value items in grams, down to 1/10th of a gram, using Trading Standards approved scales.
If you're shopping around, you'll undoubtedly come across national gold buying companies that advertise 'top rates' and 'unbeatable prices'. If you've done a quick search in Google, the sites to watch out for are the ones at the very top of the search listings that appear in the 'Sponsored Ads' section.
Please understand, these 'free' postal bags aren't actually free - they cost the company roughly £8 for every bag that gets returned. Inevitably, they receive a huge number of bags back containing nothing of value (costume jewellery etc.), so the only way they can recoup the cost of those bags is by paying their customers (who send genuine gold items) much lower rates.
Even if you choose not to use us, PLEASE DO NOT send your unwanted gold to any company that send 'free' bags. You will always receive a lower price.