Graystone Company Announces Sales of Gold and Silver Surpassed $30,000 In December

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Lima, Peru, Feb. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Graystone Company (OTCQB: GYST) announced today that the Company's retail sale of gold and silver exceed $33,000 in December 2012. The Company was expecting to grow retail sales to $30,000.

Selling gold and silver through its retail division allows the company to increases its margins by 15-20%. Junior mining companies typically sell its ore to refineries for 5-7% below spot price. However, by selling it retail the Company can sell the gold and other precious metals for 10-15% over spot (for an increase of up to 20%). For example, the increase in margins could generate an additional $300 per ounce of gold.

The Company began selling gold and silver through in February 2012. The Company opened an EBay Store in August 2012 and since then has increase sales by over 800%.

About The Graystone Company. The Graystone Company, Inc. is a U.S.-based mining and exploration company focused on acquiring and developing gold and other mineral properties. The Company's strategy is to build value for shareholders by the identification, acquisition and exploration of early-stage properties that show significant potential for the discovery of gold. The Company sells gold and silver to retail buyers via

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CONTACT: Contacts: The Graystone Company, Inc. Paul Howarth (702) 289-4827

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