Park Rapids Jewelry owners retire after 23 years in business
As Duane and Vickie Murray preside over the gradual closing of their Main Avenue jewelry business in Park Rapids, one segment of the market for their merchandise has seen an upturn in a recession - scrap gold sales.
"Oh yes, people are selling more old jewelry," Duane Murray said last week.
He mostly deals in gold because "silver isn't worth very much."
The couple has owned the store for 23 years; it's been in existence 57 years.
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