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Silicon Valley's Premier Jeweler Embraces Bitcoin

Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry Partners With GoCoin to Process Digital Currency Payments at New Sand Hill Boutique

MENLO PARK, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/23/14 -- Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry, Silicon Valley's premier jewelry house, has partnered with GoCoin to accept Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin payments at its new retail store in the luxurious Rosewood Sand Hill hotel. GoCoin is the first e-commerce payment solution designed to handle both bitcoin and emerging alt-coins at checkout.

Located along Sand Hill Road, home to notable venture capital firms like Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Andreessen Horowitz, the new 950 square-foot boutique will reflect the tech savvy of its clientele, featuring some of the finest timepieces of haute horology from Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, HYT, Ulysse Nardin, Arnold & Son, Ressence, Laurent Ferrier, and Devon. The space will welcome guests with video walls, a state-of-the-art sound system, and innovative payment alternatives.

Stephen Silver, chairman and CEO of S.H. Silver Company shared, "We've operated in the Bay Area for more than three decades and most of our clients are VCs and in the technology industry, so we've naturally become early adopters." He continued, "GoCoin really appealed to us because they had the foresight to process multiple cryptocurrencies from the outset, which allows us to capture a much broader customer base."

"It's exciting to see Silicon Valley's de facto jewelry house so openly embrace innovation," said Steve Beauregard, co-founder and CEO of GoCoin. "Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry already deals with portable wealth in the form of precious gems, so allowing high net-worth customers to pay with the most portable form of money was a natural extension."

Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry has been a trusted source in the Bay Area for nearly 35 years. Since the beginning, the company has married Old World attention to detail with a cosmopolitan eye on design and fashion, producing some of the world's finest custom-made jewelry.

The new Rosewood Sand Hill hotel location will open its doors this fall. For more information, please contact Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry at 650-325-9500 or [email protected].

About Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry
In 1980 Stephen Silver founded S.H. Silver Company and in 2009 opened the first Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry boutique in the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel. The company's collection features handcrafted, custom designed pieces featuring rare and extraordinary gems set in platinum and 18-karat gold. For more information please visit the company's Facebook page and website: www.stephensilverfinejewelry.com.

About GoCoin
GoCoin is the first international payment platform for bitcoin and emerging digital currencies, making it easier than ever for online and retail merchants to accept Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin at checkout. GoCoin insulates merchant operators from the complexities and volatility alt-currencies by settling transactions in the currency of their choice. Founded in July 2013, GoCoin is an international group of companies with offices in Singapore, London, Douglas, Boston and Santa Monica. For more information, please visit http://www.gocoin.com.

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