Rising gold price puts your jewellery at risk

Sarah Coles
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by: Shakil Adil/AP/Press Association Images

The rising price of gold, the ease of disposing of it, and the recession have apparently caused a massive spike in jewellery thefts from people's homes. The value of bling taken from homes has risen an astonishing 26.7% in the last three years. Jewellery now accounts for over a third of the value of theft from home claims.

So what does this mean for you?