Jewellery Craftsmanship with Chanel

They are often not recognised for their skill and level of craftsmanship. In a mass produced world, the jewellery designer keeps alive the ancient art form of hand crafted jewellery. Enjoy this beautiful behind the scenes video The Making of the Soleil d’Automne Ring, from French jeweller Chanel which shows the making of a gemset…

How to Determine Gold Carats

Determining Your Gold Carats

The carat system (Karat in the USA) is used to indicate the metal composition of jewellery in most countries around the world. The higher the carat the purer the gold or metal is. How the gold is used determines the amount of gold in relation to other metals. Pure gold is actually very soft, and…

Welcome to PMT

John Richmond & Alan Richmond | PMT Refinery

Welcome to PMT’s website! We look forward to connecting with you and offering our expertise and knowledge in the gold refinery and precious metals industry. If you have any questions we can help you with – please email us on and we’ll be happy to help you.