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Which Watch Brands Are Most Likely to Increase in Value?

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  Collectibles, High End Pawn, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on watchtime.com It’s a question watch collectors — especially new ones — always want answered, and one we at Fratellowatches have heard often: What brands offer watches that tend to increase in value over time? I’ll attempt to provide guidance on this, not so much from facts and figures but based on experience, and [...]

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75-Carat Yellow Diamond Fetches $3.6 Million at Christie’s

By   /  October 29, 2015  /  High End Pawn, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on forbes.com A 75.56-carat cushion modified brilliant-cut Fancy Vivid yellow diamond ring sold for $3.6 million Tuesday at Christie’s New York Important Jewels auction. It sold within its $3 to $4 million estimate. It was the top lot of the sale that realized a total of more than $19.9 million, with active [...]

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Gold Up on Weak Dollar, Hopes Fed Will Put Off Rate Increase

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Gold Price, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on wsj.com Gold prices rose Monday as the dollar weakened and as some investors wagered the Federal Reserve would stand pat on interest rates at its coming monetary policy-setting meeting. The most actively traded gold futures contract, for December delivery, was recently up $4.90, or 0.4%, at $1,167.70 a troy ounce on [...]

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How to buy a luxury watch that holds its value

By   /  October 25, 2015  /  High End Pawn, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original Article from fortune.com 6 tips from a luxury watch expert. The inherent value: “Can you assign value to the item outside of any marketing or brand recognition? Strip the label off: Is this watch still worth a lot?” says Adams. One simple way to determine that worth is whether it’s made with precious metals [...]

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What Does 18k Mean? Beverly Loan Explains Gold Content in Jewelry

By   /  October 21, 2015  /  Pawn News  /  No Comments

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The loan officers at Beverly Loan Company, the famous luxury pawnshop in Beverly Hills, are often asked about the gold content of their jewelry. While many people are familiar with the concept of 10k, 14k, 18k, and 22k gold, they might lack the knowledge of what these stamps mean for the jewelry they wear. Beverly Loan [...]

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Eight questions to ask if you’re thinking of an art loan

By   /  October 19, 2015  /  Collateral Loan, Home, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on spearswms.com Borrowing money against your collection of artworks is an attractive – if complicated – option. Here are Denis Petkovic’s tips Despite the last global financial crisis, the art market has continued to perform well and many families have seen the value of their collections jump to become an increasingly important [...]

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Gold Stages Comeback, Erasing 2015 Losses on View Fed May Delay

By   /  October 19, 2015  /  Gold Price, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article on bloomberg.com Go ahead, call it a comeback: gold just erased its 2015 losses. The metal jumped to the highest in more than three months on Thursday as evidence that economies are slackening from China to Europe damped expectations the Federal Reserve will soon raise interest rates. Signs of stagnating U.S. inflation and retail sales [...]

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Gemfields Sees Colombian Emerald Renaissance Beneath Water Table

By   /  October 15, 2015  /  Home, Jewelry  /  No Comments

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Original article found on bloomberg.com Returning Colombia to its emerald glory days depends largely on tapping a bounty of gemstones buried under the country’s water table, according to the world’s top producer. Gemfields Plc, the London-based owner of Faberge Ltd., is looking at a system of pumps to access deposits at a Colombian mine it bought last [...]

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Four Vintage Rolex Watches That Look Pretty in Pink

By   /  October 14, 2015  /  Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on bloomberg.com   There’s no question about it: we’re in the era of peak rose gold. But not all rose gold is the same, and not all rose gold watches are created equal. When it comes to vintage Rolexes though, the alloy is often overlooked and incredibly appealing. These are vintage watches you should [...]

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75 Carat Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Highlights Christie’s Auction

By   /  October 12, 2015  /  High End Pawn, International Pawnbrokers, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on robbreport.com Christie’s is pleased to announce the highlights of its upcoming Important Jewels auction on October 20 in New York. This auction is among the first to launch the much-anticipated fall season of Christie’s worldwide jewelry auctions and features over 300 individual jewels, including a wide selection of colored diamonds and [...]

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