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Say Hello to the World’s Rarest Patek Philippe Watch

By   /  February 29, 2016  /  Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original post from Esquire.com When it comes to rare watches, a production run in the single digits is definitely a good start. Throw some rubies into the mix and you’ll end up with a watch like the Patek Philippe Nautilus reference 5711, which is going up for sale later this month in Hong Kong. With [...]

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Spotlight on the 4 C’s – Why Diamond Clarity is Important

By   /  February 24, 2016  /  Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Many people are familiar with or have at least heard of the “4 C’s”, which stand for the four factors that determine the value of diamonds. The 4 C’s include cut, color, clarity and carat. The 4 C’s were established by GIA, or the Gemological Institute of America, who created the standard for grading diamonds [...]

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The Most Insane-Looking Watches of SIHH 2016

By   /  February 24, 2016  /  Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article and photos from on esquire.com The first few months of the year are always an exciting time when it comes to luxury watches. The holidays have passed, Baselworld is on the horizon, and the annual Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie, or SIHH as it’s more commonly known, is already upon us. All [...]

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Luxury watches a better investment than ISAs

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Featured Press, High End Pawn, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article from northantstelegraph.co.uk Buying a luxury watch can be a better investment than sticking your cash in an ISA, a study has found. Certain models of top brand Rolex have returned 400 per cent more than if the cash had been stuck in a tax-free ISA. Some of the best investments are the Rolex [...]

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Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Patek Philippe Aquanaut

By   /  February 23, 2016  /  Home, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article By Caleb Anderson from watchtime.com The Patek Philippe Aquanaut is not the watch I had initially wanted to cover this week. I really wanted instead to take a look at the modern Patek Philippe Calatrava series, but after some deep introspection and the final acceptance that I was bound to miss some key, [...]

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Van Cleef & Arpels Reveals Its Million-Dollar Secret

By   /  February 21, 2016  /  Home, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article found on forbes.com Secret watches – sometimes referred to as hidden watches – are an all-time favorite at Van Cleef & Arpels. This brand – with rich jewelry and watch roots, has long created the “hidden” watch. The concept dates back to a period in time where it was believed that women didn’t [...]

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Big Diamond Jewelry Rules the 2016 Grammy Awards

By   /  February 20, 2016  /  Featured Press, High End Pawn, Jewelry, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on jckonline.com Platinum and diamonds paired up in force at Monday’s 2016 Grammy Awards Studs and earring jackets with diamonds from Leticia Linton worn by Demi Lovato, Image from JCK Online article Music’s biggest night of the year featured not only winning hits but also performers outfitted in the most appropriate accessories their [...]

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Fancy Color Diamond Prices Rise on Shortages, Strong Holiday Sales

By   /  February 16, 2016  /  High End Pawn, Home, Jewelry, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on diamonds.net Fancy color diamond prices increased 0.3 percent on average during the fourth quarter of 2015 as better-than-expected holiday sales outweighed sluggish Asian demand, according to the Fancy Color Diamond Index. Lower supply from diamond producers have led to a shortage of fancy yellow gems. “Mining companies have effectively shut down [...]

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SIHH 2016: PANERAI MERGE TIMELESS DESIGN & MODERN TECHNOLOGY

By   /  February 12, 2016  /  Home, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article from dmarge.com D’Marge reported live from Geneva to bring you the latest releases from the world’s premiere luxury watch exhibition, SIHH 2016. Taking a bold step in the right direction at this year’s show is Panerai with a fresh take on their timeless and unmistakable designs. Originality is the theme of Panerai’s showing for this year’s event, albeit [...]

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Chopard Unveils High Jewellery Line at Paris Couture Fashion Week

By   /  February 11, 2016  /  High End Pawn, Home, Jewelry  /  No Comments

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Original article found on superyachts.com Legendary Swiss jewellery house Chopard has unveiled an eye-catching new high jewellery line at Paris Couture Fashion Week. Featuring liberal use of gold and titanium as the setting for sparkling gemstones in myriad vivid colours, the collection comes just a year after the famous brand became a member of the [...]

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