It matters what gold you buy.

Check out the video below to learn more about Karatbars or simply scroll further to learn more the organisation and the integrity of the gold products.

About the Company  

Oil Country Gold represents local independent affiliates of Karatbars International. Founded by Harald Seiz in 2011, Karatbars International is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

“My Mission is to produce the highest quality gold available in the market, make it easily accessible to the masses of honest people around the world at a price point everyone can afford. My goal is that Karatbars helps millions find financial freedom from the current system of debt.” Harald Seiz

Mr. Seiz is an author, a Senator with the Global Economic Network, Member of the Economic Council.

The company is a trading house for gold merchandise and gold bullion in small denominations. The company firmly upholds International Bullion Laws identified by the World Trade Organization and was recently recognized by Creditreform AG, the leading German credit rating agency, as one of the 0.5% of German companies confirmed as having an exceptional credit standing. Karatbars currently operates in over 120 countries and has offices worldwide.

Karatbars Head Office

Karatbars Head Office

Harald Seiz receiving CrefoZert Certificate from Creditreform AG

Mr. Seiz receiving CrefoZert Certificate

Ethically sourced gold bullion 

Karatbars gold is produced in LBMA (London Bullion Market Association) accredited refineries. Currently, the gold is being produced by Nadir Metal Rafineri, headquartered is Istanbul, Turkey. Established in 1967, Nadir Metal Refinery has been in the precious metals business for over 49 years and operates within the  Responsible Gold mining practices established internationally.

State of the art security features 

Karatbars customers and Affiliates enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the company has implemented some of the tightest security features of any gold product in the market.


  • Every Karatbar has a embossed serial number
  • The gold is embedded into a scratch resistant laminate with a UV protective film
  • Each Karatbar has an Assayer’s signature that verifies its weight and quality
  • The official Karatabars logo is stamped into the actual physical gold bar
  • DNA is embedded into every Karatbar. Customers, Affiliates and K-Exchange Merchants can verify authenticity with a special Kartabar reader.
  • Everyone can check authenticity with a blacklight
  • Security hologram

Delivery and storage 

Deliveries are packaged under video surveillance at the home of Karatbars International and shipped via FedEx daily.  Your gold is shipped immediately upon your request or you can take advantage of the free storage facility. There is a flat rate shipping cost to each of the countries that Karatbars operates in. Shipment on one time purchases of 100 one gram gold cards is free of charge.