Your Trusted Supplier of Precious Metals

About Us

In 1920 Sociedad Española de Metales Preciosos S.A was incorporated, the largest Spanish business organisation of the last century at the service of jewellers, silversmiths and the precious metal using industry.

International guarantee

In the year 2000, the Cookson Group took over the business of Sociedad Española de Metales Preciosos S.A. and in 2013, the German company Heimerle + Meule GmbH acquired the Precious Metals Division of Cookson, making the new group the leader in services for the worldwide jewellery and silver industry with more than 100 years’ experience and over 750 employees in Europe.

We offer solutions throughout the entire precious metals cycle and specialised work based on company needs, such as the processing of gold and silver ingots. Our customers trust us because we have unique international guarantee standards so they are protected and know that they are complying with current legal regulations at all times.

The number one company
in the sector

prestige and transparency

Our company in Spain is number one in the sector, with indisputable prestige, achieved over the years thanks to our transparency and guaranteed standards in all our work. This constant effort over time has earned us tremendous trust from all the companies in the sector and our excellence in all our products and services is much appreciated.

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Certificates of guarantee and quality

committed to the environment

We were the first European company to be CFSI certified (Conflict Free
Sourcing Initiative) for our work sourcing gold from non-conflict locations. The company was also included in the LBMA list of best gold and silver refining companies.

Our Corporate Social Responsibility policy is of vital importance to us and compliance with it is a key factor in the development of our operations.

We respect human rights and transparency in the purchase of raw
materials; we avoid conflict zones and the supply of materials of doubtful origin and procedures. The certifications we have received endorse our policy and make us a trustworthy company committed to the environment, society and humanity of the countries with which we have a relationship.