Look for this sign above in Chinatown BANGKOK

Hua Seng Heng

In Thailand all Thai Baht gold chains, necklaces, rings and bracelets and other Thai Baht gold jewelry items termed " THAI BAHT GOLD " is known and recognized the world over as 96.5% pure gold by product weight (23K) making it one of highest gold content jewelry products produced anywhere in the world today. Thailand Gold jewelry's - Thai Baht gold jewelry is always sold by actual product weight,  in a weight unit known as "Baht", which is approximately 1/2 ounce or 15.16 grams. In August 2018 it hit $US1200 per troy ounce & December 2018 $US1236 as the US $ is not a good currency no more and people realize gold is it.

USA is $21 trillion in debt end of 2018 and the elite politicians are using Russia & China as their escape goat blaming both for their demise yet USA internal fighting & impending war mongering they forget they owe this money. The Bankers squandered th bail out funds for themselves; they care less for the people & rape the system just like most politicians. They believe having wars is the only thing left eg. Syria [ may end 2019 & USA WILL PULL OUT ], Iraq, Libya a mess.

Meanwhile the silk road initiative goes further and Russia is helping to get their goods to the west via the road/rail initiatives but why not--it makes sense. USA is running out of friends & wrecking countries & infighting is doing nothing apart from putting money into Congress & Senators pockets. US politicians blame Russia yet they never seem to blame China? & weight of numbers will determine the rule of the world--nothing else.


The inevitable crash will happen in 2019-20 so those who invest in Silver Eagles/ Canadian Maples, silver bars and gold will be on the winning side -- not crypto. The best idea is to dump shares and stocks and spend on Gold and Silver & have on hand in your hands noone elses.

Old Thailand was once called Siam and this means gold in Sanskrit. The Chinese called Thailand as Jin lin, which means "peninsula of gold". China town is situated in one of the oldest areas of Bangkok. Originally, it was settled up by Chinese traders who came by junks to trade with Siam during the Sukhothai era. After 1891, King Rama V opened up this area which is now Songwat Road, Phatsai Road, Anuwong Road and Yaowarat Road.

Thailand Gold Jewelry and other gold objects functions as a security to many Thais in case of difficult times. The gold can be pawned anywhere in Thailand at propwer pawn or gold shops then you can buy back when you have funds again and maybe lose 1%. Its great security and the best monetary value the world over.









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One baht Thai gold is equivalent to 15,244 grams. After being worked the weight should be equal with or more than 15,16 grams, to still be termed as one baht gold. (Thus one baht of gold normally is 15,2 grams)


Gold and how many carats

Thai gold jewelry often has a purity of 96,5% gold, approx 23 carat. The remaining 3,5% consist of alloys such as silver and bronze. Some shops also provides 22, 20  or 18 carat jewelry. Generally speaking, the higher carat a gold object has, the softer it is. For that reason, a lower carat can be recommended for rings and thin jewelry for foreigners who buy. The Thai gold often has an intense "yellow" color due to the high carat.


When to buy Gold:

Thai gold jewelry theres no better time like 2019 but Gold has steadied & an ideal time to buy. In events such as wars; share market downturns, interest rates and slides, economic pressures within is the best time to buy so when gold drops watch out for a crash. If the baht crashes then money is worthless & devaules but gold will actually increase in value. Do not buy gold off Gold Merchants who keep your gold. If they go broke then so do you so when investing in gold hold on to it yourself.

"Investment gold is defined as: "gold of a purity not less than 995 thousandths that is in the form of a bar, or a wafer, of a weight accepted by the bullion markets".


Where to buy GOLD in Bangkok:

At Yaowarat Road in Chinatown and no where else. There are many bad shops elsewhere but the Chinese are excellent in Yaowarat Rd & will not rip you. But again caution prevails and watch out for new shops opening as they may copy the older ones & sell bad gold product lines short of weight and purity if you do not know your gold. There are many who want to get in on the action.



An American quarter (quarter dollar is a 25 cent piece) is consistent in weight at 5.67grams. Check the exact weight of a coin of your currency and you can use this to make sure that the quoted weight of the item is precise relative to the coin of known weight. 1 Baht of pure gold would weigh 15.22 grams, the difference being the alloying metals


There are over 140 gold shops on Yaowarat Road called the 'Golden Road'.

Originally, there were four main gold shops: Seng Heng Li, Hua Seng Heng, Tung Jin Aeng and Tang To Kang and most of them today are members of the Gold Merchants Association. Gold products here are not only recognized of high standard and quality, but also of hand-made beautiful intricacy.


2 shops where you will never be cheated are:Hua Seng Heng - & the Original Tang To Kang - the oldest gold shop in Bangkok founded by Tohkang Saetang, a Chinese immigrant, in the 1880s. It was the only gold shop in the Sampheang area during the reign of Rama VI to be granted a royal appointment to use the Garuda emblem in 1921. The shop has a high reputation for quality and craftsmanship and will repurchase any piece for not more than 1% lower than the prevailing market price of gold. Some shops maintain a margin of up to 5% on repurchased items.



This shop HAS franchised its business but be careful of other shops using the Tang To Kang name illegally. Make sure they are licensed



Where to test your Gold:

If you want to test the purity of a gold , contact the Department of Science Service at Tel. 246-1387-95 Ext. 400. The charge for testing is Bt500 per piece, and the process takes one week. If you feel you have been cheated by a gold shop in Thailand, write to the Consumer Protection Board or call 02- 282-4579. Gold is a regulated product which falls under the board's jurisdiction and they will assist you.


What not to do:

If you want to buy Gold compare the prices; go to a reputable Gold shop and don't listen to tuk tuk drivers as they get a cut on every deal and the Gold you buy may be worthless. Use common sense and don't just buy in the first shop you see as the gold will not go away and theres no closing down holiday sales which is an old ploy. Go by yourself--do not talk to others or take anyone--only you know what you want & for security.



Online sales of Thai gold chains. knecklaces etc :

If you buy over the internet youre crazy or you don't mind being had. However if you have bought from a reputable shop and established a good relationship and they are members of the Gold Merchants Association. Thailand Gold is a specialist industry and as such one must look and physically touch the piece they wish to buy. You have no insurance even though they say you have if you buy from a gold shop over the internet. Caveat emptor prevails so the thing is ----- try to get a refund after you pay for a gold chain -- I bet you wont get anywhere. Buying on ebay most of the gold is fake so best option handle what you want to buy and see with your own eyes before you purchase & ask for a certificate if you can and what conditions on returns and if in writing.



A typical Gold shop in Chinatown ---- there are over 80 in one street


What about Online Gold Placement:

Forget it. A company who holds your gold can use this gold as collateral for borrowing. If they default then they lose your gold & you have no comeback as happened in the 87 crash. Does this figure now.


Would you let a shop hold on to your Ferrari while you run around doing your business & they accidentally fill it up with gasahol & blow the motor then say sorry I put the wrong gas in???---the answer is no.In the 1987 sharemarket crash in NZ the largest GOLD BULLION Company who kept the gold pieces & bars on behalf of clients went bankrupt and everyone lost their invested gold. GOLD BULLION kept it on behalf of their clients in Bank vaults or so they thought??? but actually they invested the gold into shares on the stock market and lost it all. The owner was eventually caught in the USA living it up on everyones money and jailed but the investors had no comeback and all lost??



Why you should stay away from loans, banks & then read the latest on why there will be a 2019 CRASH The USA FED is in a delemna as they know interest rates need to rise but remember it was a 6% rise that caused the deep depression & they are feeding an almighty crash which will happen in 2020 for sure. Be prepared--







George Soros forgot about the next crash thats going to be bigger. Soros by the way is responsible with Merkel & Kraus for the refugees situation in the EU to populace Europe that will ruin these countries & noone seems to take heed of what Japan does or Saudi saying stay in your own countries.




If you borrow you are in for a shock. If you have a mortgage & debts pay it off quickly. If you have excess funds to play with OK but stay away from fund managers & hold on to your money --- better still listen to us and buy condos under Estate managements. [ Read more about Fund Managers ] .


If you are unsure of a gem shop in Bangkok contact the Tourism Assistance Center, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Le Concorde Building, 202 Ratchadapiser Road, Bangkok 10310. Tel: 694-1222, ext. 1090-1094, or the Thai Gem and Jewelery Traders Association, 942/152 Charn Issara Tower, 15F, Rama 4 Road, Bangkok 10500. www.tgjta.com , email tgjta@mozart.inet.co.th  or telephone 267-5233-6.




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