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"NEW PRODUCT"

18k gold bezel for Thai Baht bar

See our NEW 96.5% Pure Gold Bar Pendants

There was a time in Thailand when anything could be ordered. Now there are plenty of limitations on design and size. Many goldsmiths will refuse to make a one Baht chain and others simply can not make classic designs that once were very common. Times are changing...fast. Now is the time to consider a purchase. Price is currently $940.00 per Baht (15.16 grams) as of August 7, 2019. 

Check with us on discounts on gold chains 4 Baht and over.

Read NEW Customer comments here

Email us for most recent price & any questions you have

sales@23kgold.com

Direct line: 66-877733806

 

8/07/19 Revised Home Page
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7/21/19 Updated thai-23kgold-bracelet.htm
7/10/19 Added Pearl page
7/11/19 Updated Testimonial page 1
7/11/19 Added Gold Bar page

 

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There was a time in Thailand when anything could be ordered. Now there are plenty of limitations on design and size. Many goldsmiths will refuse to make a one Baht chain and others simply can not make classic designs that once were very common. Times are changing...fast. Now is the time to consider a purchase. Price is currently $940.00 per Baht (15.16 grams) as of August 7, 2019. 

 

Heading North Quickly!

 

WHY BUY FROM US?

  18 Years Selling Thai Baht Gold On-line from Thailand.
  Completely Handmade 23k Gold Jewelry from the Makers
  Superior Quality Over Gold Shop Mass Produced Goods
  Custom Made for You in the Exact Weight and Length
  We guarantee 96.5% gold purity
  We are Americans so we speak real good English!

MY COMMENTS ON THE CURRENT GOLD MARKET HERE

August 2019

You can attribute it to the failing US, Chinese trade talks, Iran, North Korea or many of the geopolitical events shaping our world today but the bottom line is.. GOLD is soaring and it's time to climb aboard!

July 2019

See our new pearl page and Thai 96.5% gold bar page just added. Weak dollar and strong Thai Baht keeps the gold jewelry price high but fortunately we were able to lower our price due to lower spot gold prices. But the gold market remains very volatile and prices are changing 3-5 times per day at the shops when the normal change is 2 times per day or not at all. New You tube video coming soon.

June 2019

Gold in Thailand surged to a multi-year high this 3rd week in June and with tensions mounting with Iran it would seem the current price is just a rest stop while on the march toward much higher gold prices. While in a gold shop last week I watched the Thai gold price hit 20,000.00 Baht per Baht as a line had formed of Thai people turning in their gold bars for cash. The Hua Heng Seng gold in China town shop ran out of cash and more cash had to be ordered. Two days later the price hit 20,450.00 Baht so the line must be long today. We remain the best price value on the Internet for 96.5% solid gold Thai Baht jewelry.

May 2019

Our highly anticipated trip to the USA to attend the JCK Jewelry Show in Las Vegas was dashed due to the unanticipated two month wait to schedule the visa interview for my wife. Although she has lived in the US for several years and held a permanent residency, there are no shortcuts here! The line starts back there! America has become a very popular destination for the Thai's it seems.

April 2019

For a while it looked like gold was going to the moon but things became relaxed geopolitically for a while and gold settled down to the past level. However, the strong Thai Baht and the weaker US Dollar still is influencing the gold chain prices. We have been so busy with our animal shelter, I'm lucky to produce a YouTube video once a month! But a new one will be finished by April 21st so please check it out. Go to our channel at "23kgold" on YouTube!

March 1, 2019

A weaker US Dollar and stronger Thai Baht is contributing to the continually increasing spot gold price in Thailand. Our price has increased only slightly in an effort to stimulate sales just before gold explodes in price. Gold has increased in price by over 10% in the last 6-months and may rise by a similar amount by the end of summer. (info by Kitco.com). This is the time to consider a Baht gold chain purchase for sure!

January 2019

When you're shopping for a 96.5% gold chain in Bangkok there are two significant factors that affect price. They are the current spot price of gold and the US Dollar to Thai Baht currency exchange rate. Right now the US Dollar is weakening and the gold price is up 2.6% for the month. So we have raised our prices accordingly. Look for higher gold prices in 2019.

 

For a personal email reply within 24 hours contact me at: pryortuck@hotmail.com

 

 

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96.5% Gold Bars

Link to "18k white gold" coming soon!

Through the years of selling Thai "Baht Gold" on the Internet our business has evolved into more customized hand-made jewelry. Our first Baht chain sold on Ebay in 1999 for $175.

 Today our solid 96.5% gold chains sell for about $900.00 USD per Baht!...And it seems the price of gold will only be going higher in the years ahead! 

Since we are based in Thailand our overhead is relatively low . We are confident that we can offer the most competitive price for Thai Baht gold you will find on the Internet. Please consider us when deciding on your purchase of Thai Baht gold jewelry. 

We appreciate your business,

Tom & Pat Pryor

 

Assay available from The Gemological Institute of Thailand for any jewelry purchased from us.

 

 

 

Exciting new 99.99% "PIXIU" bracelets coming soon!!

 

 

MOST RECENT YOU TUBE VIDEO

 

 

 

For over 18 years we have bought and sold Thai Baht gold from Thailand. We specialize in the sourcing of high quality 96.5% (23k) gold, Thai made, Thai Baht gold chains and Thai Baht gold necklaces, Thai Baht 23K gold bracelets, Thai Buddha Amulets with 18K gold frames, 18k gold earrings and Thai 96.5% gold clasps.  

This is not a click and buy website so you won't find a shopping cart. Purchases are usually initiated with an email where you can describe the item you're interested in and we can get back to you with the current price including labor. In case you don't know, the price of a Baht Gold chain is updated several times a day. Once we quote a price for the gold chain or bracelet you want, we hold this price for you for a maximum of 24 hours. Once the actual funds are sent via PayPal or Bank transfer and we have access to the funds, we immediately purchase the physical gold required for making the item. If the price of gold then increases while the item is being made we have the physical gold to protect our price quote. More on this subject can be found on our "Ordering" page. 

 

Thai Baht 23K gold Bars

Above photo: two 1-Baht bars and one 5-Baht bar

In Thailand Thai "Baht" gold chains are still made by hand. Talented Thai craftsmen work the almost pure gold into amazing designs acclaimed by the world as some of the finest gold jewelry available in the world today.

The Thai Baht gold available from 23kgold.com is considered traditional Thai style. Each chain is made of solid gold that is of 96.5% purity (a little over 23K). Thai gold is weighed by "Baht" weight. One Baht equals 15.16 grams or about 1/2 ounce. When you purchase a Thai Baht gold chain, Thai Baht gold bracelet or gold clasp in Thailand you are purchasing the item by the weight at the price of gold on that day PLUS the labor cost to make the jewelry.

You can easily calculate the value of a Baht gold chain by comparing the price of a lower karat gold necklace at your local shopping mall. Most gold necklaces sold in the United Sates for example are machine made and of 10K gold (41% gold purity) or at the most 14K (58% gold purity). One can quickly see the true value of the hand-made Thai Baht gold chain necklace in terms of cost per gram of almost pure gold. Remember, in order for the chain or bracelet to be considered "Baht Gold" it must assay to be over 95% pure gold

 

 

 

 

 

The price of Thai Baht gold fluctuates just like the international spot price of gold. The price of gold is reported to the gold shops in Bangkok several times a day. The left column of the graph shows the price of the gold in Thai Baht. The term "Baht" is also the name of the currency in Thailand so there is always some confusion regarding this. 

In addition to the cost of the gold you must also pay for the labor. The labor cost can vary depending on the design of the piece. Many goldsmiths these days will only make a design that is at least a 2-Baht in weight. Some goldsmiths will make a design as light as 1/4 Baht (3.79 grams) but they charge a substantial premium to make it. That's why the price per gram of a 1/4 Baht or 1/2 Baht chain is always higher than a heavier chain. 

Cost is also affected by the exchange rate of the currency used to buy the gold. Based on the graph do you think it's a good time to buy Baht gold?

 

Other acquisition cost
 In the United States the Generalized System of Preferences (G.S.P.) was renewed by the United States Congress and signed into law by the President on June 30, 2015 for a period of 2 1/2 years. This A-7113.1929 Harmonized Code is used on all of our documents related to the sale of gold necklaces and chains made in Thailand. This "Duty Free" treatment of high karat gold chains and necklaces is applicable ONLY to gold chains and necklaces. Gold bracelets from Thailand are NOT eligible therefore plan to be charged 5.4% duty on the declared value of any bracelet.

 

SHIPPING & INSURANCE

 

 

Our cost to send a Thai Baht chain via UPS Global Express is approximately $95.00. For security reasons and as required by the insurers the item must be packed in a small size box and then placed in a medium size box. Other security precautions are taken as well.

 Special  attention is given to the description on the invoice and waybill not to make it obvious that the contents are valuable. We do not cut corners or try to make an extra dollar here and there when it comes to the security aspect of shipping something as valuable as Thai Baht Gold.

 

 

We are Americans living in Thailand. We work with a very competent Thai staff in Bangkok. We have been in business for 17 years. In all of those years we have not learned much about website design or SEO techniques and we are certainly not wizards at e-commerce as almost anyone can tell. But we love what we do. We are really good at what we do. And we have a passion for conducting business from abroad in an honest and forthright way. Please see our customer "Testimonials" to get an idea of the spirit in which we conduct business. 

Thailand floods

The money that we earn completely funds our Bangkok animal rescue in Thailand. We rescue injured, sick, or abandoned cats and dogs from this very inhospitable environment. We nurture them back to health, take care of all medical issues, spay or neuter them and  then find forever homes for them in Thailand. 

We started the rescue during the "Great Thailand Floods" of 2011 when we witnessed the Thai people abandoning their homes and leaving behind all of their belongings including their pets so they could escape the rising water that eventually engulfed their homes and our home. By boat, my wife fed the animals who took refuge on the roofs of  flooded homes and factories. 

 

 

Bangkok  Cat Rescue

 

For information about our animal rescue please search "Bangkok Cat Rescue" on Facebook.com

or email Tom & Pat Pryor at: pryortuck@hotmail.com

 

 

Pat & Tom 2001

4767-9325

 

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