Refining is the purification of precious metals by chemicals, electrochemical and pyro metallurgical processes. IGR chooses the most suitable method based on the initial purity of your metal.

We recover precious metals from a wide range of metal-bearing materials, such as jewelry and bullions from secondary market, d’ore from mining companies, industrial scraps and solutions.

Our individual approach to each customer starts from dedicated crucible which is solely used for your material. IGR’s experienced staff implements most efficient refining process for each material, which results in fast turnaround and competitive pricing.

Istanbul Gold Refinery is accredited for good delivery for gold by the LBMA.


In order to determine the purity and composition of your lot, it will be melted and sampled. Our highly qualified laboratory staff masters range of the methods, including fire, spectrometric, ICP, X-Ray and chemical assays.