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Bleyer Wins Platinum Customer Service Award

Bleyer Wins Platinum Customer Service Award

We’re super delighted to announce that we’ve received a special award from Feefo for all of the positive reviews you’ve been leaving.

We couldn’t be more delighted to know that all our hard work is paying off and that all of you are happy about our exceptional customer service.

Bleyer’s Christmas Opening Times

Bleyer’s Christmas Opening Times

Bleyer will be closed during Christmas and the new year. In this article, you’ll find our Christmas cut-off times and a word from Bleyer’s Managing Director, Caroline.

Top Tips on Home Security When Storing Your Bullion At Home

Top Tips on Home Security When Storing Your Bullion At Home

Buying gold and silver bullion is a great way of protecting your finances, especially during times of economic uncertainty. It’s a little like financial insurance. However, with the appeal of gold and silver also comes the responsibility of keeping it safe. Having a secure storage plan for your gold and silver is crucial if you plan on keeping it at home safely.

COVID-19 Vaccine Announced

COVID-19 Vaccine Announced

A covid vaccine is within reach after news that a vaccine has been found to be 90% effective in protecting people from transmitting the virus. We take a look at what effect this has had on gold and silver prices.

Joe Biden Wins U.S. Presidency

Joe Biden Wins U.S. Presidency

The new president of the United States has been speculated to win the presidency after a truly spectacular race. Although not officially confirmed, Joe Biden has beaten Donald Trump by achieving the 270 electoral college vote threshold needed to become the 46th American president. We take a look at what effect this has had on gold and silver prices.

Coronavirus: Open As Usual

Coronavirus: Open As Usual

Following the new national lockdown, we would like to let all of our valued customers know that we’ll be open as usual throughout this time. If you’d like to speak to one of the members of the team, you can reach us via email at sales@bleyer.co.uk or give us a call during office hours (Monday to Friday 10am – 5:30pm) on 01769 618618.

New 2021 UK Britannia Coin

New 2021 UK Britannia Coin

The 2021 Britannia coin design has finally been revealed. This edition comes with some distinctly new features making it different from the rest of the previous Britannia coins.

Pre-orders and Back-orders – Expected Delivery Times

Pre-orders and Back-orders – Expected Delivery Times

Thank you to everyone who has back-ordered and pre-ordered with us. Despite all of the coronavirus complications, we’ve been receiving and shipping orders on a daily basis. The following information is (to the best of our knowledge) the most up-to-date estimations on delivery dates from June 2020.

Advantages & Disadvantages Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)

Advantages & Disadvantages Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)

The coronavirus has taken governments around the world to new unprecedented levels. One of those has been the new economic model rolled out by central banks to fund the economic downturn during this time of likely recession. This article looks at what Modern Money Theory (MMT) is and its advantages and disadvantages.

IMF warns of new ‘Great Depression’

IMF warns of new ‘Great Depression’

It may have slipped under the radar for some, but the IMF (International Monetary Fund) gave a stark warning about the global economy last week. This article looks at why this was kept quiet, the justification for a crash and how you can financially safeguard your future finances.

5 Largest Coin Hoards Discovered in the UK

5 Largest Coin Hoards Discovered in the UK

Imagine experiencing the rush felt by many explorers and metal detectorists in the discovery of real treasure! But what does one do when they find new coins? In this article, we’ll go through the five largest coin hoards discovered in the UK and what happened to them.

How to Spot a Fake Gold Coin

How to Spot a Fake Gold Coin

Would you know how to identify a fake gold coin if you saw one? Knowledge about what to look out for, along with a series of tests you can perform, will allow you to quickly identify a fake from a genuine gold coin. Learn our tips on what to look out for in this article.

Silver Prices on the Rise

Silver Prices on the Rise

What a fascinating time it’s been. If you’ve been watching precious metals, it seems like the lid on the pressure cooker is slowly being released. After Gold’s recent price surge, Silver has been on an upward path for the last few weeks. Learn more in this week’s article.

The Ancient Origins of Gold Coins

The Ancient Origins of Gold Coins

While the production processes are worlds apart, with modern methods of metallurgy being far safer and more reliable, with technological developments; the tradition of using gold has been traced back as far as the 6th century BC. Presenting the world’s first gold coin.

Bleyer Bullion Turns 10 Years Old

Bleyer Bullion Turns 10 Years Old

Bleyer turns 10 years old this week and we’ve been celebrating by rewarding our customers with delicious handmade chocolates with every order. To commemorate this marvelous occasion, Caroline our Managing Director decided to share a few words.

5 Interesting Facts About Investing in Rhodium

5 Interesting Facts About Investing in Rhodium

When we think of precious metals, many of us will only think of Gold and Silver. Yet Bleyer stock other precious metals as well, including Platinum, Palladium and Rhodium. Today, we’re going to focus on the rarest of them all, Rhodium. Here are some very interesting facts about this precious metal.

Glossary: Why is Gold measured in Carats?

Glossary: Why is Gold measured in Carats?

Due to gold’s rarity, people have had to come up with a standard of measurement that can determine how much gold is actually in a bar of gold. This article looks at the term ‘carat’ and why it’s used to measure gold.

15 Secret (and Ingenious) Places to Store Your Bullion at Home

15 Secret (and Ingenious) Places to Store Your Bullion at Home

If you’re an investor or collector of physical bullion bars and coins, you don’t store your precious metals offshore, then a popular method of storing your precious metals may be at home. Here are our top suggestions on ingenious places to store your bullion at home.

Series Spotlight – Gold & Silver Chinese Panda Coins

Series Spotlight – Gold & Silver Chinese Panda Coins

With the release of the latest edition of the 2019 Chinese Panda coin, we’re taking a look at the history of this The People’s Bank of China’s bullion series and the cultural significance behind this magnificent mammal. Learn more about the series in this article.

What Is Silver Stacking?

What Is Silver Stacking?

Silver stacking is a term that has grown in popularity and is now used to describe a person who accumulates small pieces of silver like coins, bars, and other hand poured silver items. This article takes a further look at what silver stacking is, and what it means to be a serious silver stacker.

Product Spotlight – Gold Sovereigns

Product Spotlight – Gold Sovereigns

This week we are going to shine the spotlight on a truly remarkable and continuously popular small gold coin – the British Gold Sovereign. Learn more about why this is one of our favourite bullion coins in our article.

How Gold Value Has Increased in 50 years

How Gold Value Has Increased in 50 years

We continue to meet the varying needs of clients wanting to flexibly hold a proportion of their wealth in this ancient and trusted form. But how has the value of Gold changed in the last 50 years? Learn more in our blog.

Top 3 Bullion Gift Ideas For Christmas

Top 3 Bullion Gift Ideas For Christmas

Here’s our solution to gifting unique, quirky and of-value gifts, which will be appreciated and admired by people you’re struggling to buy gifts for. Here are our top 3 bullion gift ideas for Christmas

Why Do We Value Gold?

Why Do We Value Gold?

Gold has been the currency of choice for thousands of years, but why? In this article, we explore why we value gold and what it is that makes it so desirable.

What is the Gold Standard?

What is the Gold Standard?

Gold has been at the centre of our economy for thousands of years, a currency like no other. We’ve put together this brief guide explaining what the gold standard is and was, so that you can see the history of your investments.

Differences Between Gold Bars & Coins

Differences Between Gold Bars & Coins

Determining what type of bullion to invest in between gold bars or coins can be slightly difficult. Find out the pros and cons of both in this article.

How to Store & Hide Gold at Home

How to Store & Hide Gold at Home

While it’s probably best to store your gold at a bank in a safe deposit box, there are also alternative methods to store and hide gold at home. Find out some popular ways in this article.

Glossary: What Are Interest Rates and Why Do They Rise?

Glossary: What Are Interest Rates and Why Do They Rise?

Interest rates play a part in all of our lives, whether we like it or not. But what are interest rates and why do they rise and fall? This week’s article explores this principle in more detail. We look at the main factors affecting interest rate rises and the implications of this on precious metal prices.

Internal Precious Metal Factors That Influence Market Sentiment

Internal Precious Metal Factors That Influence Market Sentiment

This week, we’re focusing on two internal factors currently affecting precious metals sentiment. Firstly, what really matters – you. And secondly, the qualities and inherent issues within the Gold and Silver markets itself, regardless of what the world is up to.

8 Reasons To Keep Your Eye on Gold and Silver

8 Reasons To Keep Your Eye on Gold and Silver

This week’s article looks at 8 top things affecting gold and silver prices right now including; geo-political events, price patterns, interest rates, central bank commentary and other commodity fundamentals.

Glossary: What Do We Mean By Spot Price?

Glossary: What Do We Mean By Spot Price?

In this article, we’ll be looking at the term ‘spot price’; what this is, why investors use these to secure purchases of commodities and contracts, and how this relates specifically to precious metals.

Is Silver About to Rally?

Is Silver About to Rally?

There have been lots happening with silver lately. Let’s shine the spotlight on gold’s little sister. We take a look at a couple of news sources and present their research to find out what’s actually been happening.

Glossary: Why do Investors use Fundamentals?

Glossary: Why do Investors use Fundamentals?

We’ll be looking at ‘fundamentals’ and why investors use these to predict future prices in markets. It’s important to understand what a fundamental is and how to best use them for your investment strategy.

A Russian Shipwreck Discovery

A Russian Shipwreck Discovery

There are some striking stories this week, all concerned Gold directly or touching on it’s magnificence and timeless value. Here’s the biggest news story this week…

A Savvy Approach to the Summer’s Golden Doldrums

A Savvy Approach to the Summer’s Golden Doldrums

With all this jubilant summer outdoor activity and focus, it is not surprising the Gold price is in the ‘summer doldrums’. But its a little more marked this year. Learn more about how the summer’s events are affecting precious metal prices.

A Tale of Two Cities – Gold Bug Warnings

A Tale of Two Cities – Gold Bug Warnings

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” How true of life on occasion. This week, we look at a few viewpoints of some Gold bugs and what steps you should consider regarding physical precious metals (while prices remain at current lows).

Monthly roundup – Key Gold & Silver stories from June 2018

Monthly roundup – Key Gold & Silver stories from June 2018

Welcome to June’s monthly update. There’s a fair amount shifting in the financial world at the moment. This roundup will focus on the recent interest rate rise in the States and how this is creating a new emerging pattern for investors to watch closely.