Friday, March 13th, 2009
Photo by Mark Pummell
local picture
Economic struggles and near record high prices for gold have people scrambling to spring clean their jewelry boxes. Erik Mauter, of Hudson Jewelers, St. Marys, melts down a bit of recently purchased gold. The store has been doing a brisk business in gold buying, he says.
Online story associated with this photograph
Gold has hit record highs of nearly $1,000 an ounce, prompting a modern-day gold rush. People are cleaning out their jewelry boxes, turning in that old, unused gold jewelry for cold hard cash. Coins, pocket watches and even den . . .
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