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Top 5: Bullion

If you had to take a guess as to the most popular bullion products that we sell here at Cooksongold, what do you think they would be? Whether wire, sheet or tube, I’m sure you all have favourites of your own, but there are a few products that (despite our ever growing range) remain our top sellers come rain … Continue Reading

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Gemstone Focus: Spinel

  Red, Pink, Lilac and Blue Spinels (image source: GIA) Spinel is a fascinating stone, which can form in a vast array of colours. Unfortunately, due to its similarity to both ruby and blue sapphire, … Continue Reading


A Brief History of Hallmarking

Assay Office Marks (image source: The Assay Office) The origins of hallmarking can be traced as far back as 1238 A.D when the first standards of gold and silver quality were officially laid down. However, the true … Continue Reading

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Jewellery Making Storage Ideas

Good, functional storage is so essential for anyone working with numerous small components regardless of your profession. So when you consider the value of many of the items us jewellers and crafts people use on a … Continue Reading

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A Guide to Stone Set Findings

I have spent some time researching jewellery products and designs in the hope of discovering a new and exciting style and came across stone set findings! Cooksongold have an exciting new launch of products that is … Continue Reading