How to Solve the Biggest Problems With Appraisals
Gold is valued based on karats (with 24 karat gold being the purest and therefore the most valuable) as well as by weight. Gold weight is measured in Troy ounces. A Troy ounce is 31.1 grams, so if you weigh your item on a scale capable of reading grams, and divide by 31.1, you'll get it's weight in Troy ounces.
At Gems N’ Loans Temecula, you'll need to look up the value of your type of gold, which a simple internet search should reveal. A pawn shop will give you a percentage of this. Call and ask what percentage they use and you'll know what to expect. We are employee owned and our staff members are GIA certified.