Gold by Gold SA engages in trading, mining, and refining precious metals. It operates through three divisions: Trading, Collection and Recycling, and Refining and Recycling. The Trading division engages in primary gold trade with the classic mines or local collectors of the Andean countries. The Collection and Recycling division involves in collection and recycling of end-of-life precious metal items from individuals. The Refining and Recycling division engages in precious metals refining activity (gold, silver, platinum, palladium) for own account and for players in the jewelry industry and specialized collectors. The company was founded by Patrick Schein on January 10, 1992 and is headquartered in Paris, France.