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The World’s Oldest Wine

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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The origins of wine predate written records, and archaeologists remain uncertain about the details of the first cultivation of wild grapevines. However, with the transition from a nomadic to sedentary lifestyle around 10,000 BC came agriculture, and later, the domestication of wine. There are many etiological legends about the first cultivation of grapes and wine [...]

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The Cartier Panthère collection – A History Lesson

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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The Cartier Panthère collection, an iconic symbol of strength and elegance, celebrated its 100th birthday in 2014 with a brand new collection. New York Loan Company, a high-end pawnshop that works with signed jewelry, is extremely familiar with Cartier and all of its collections. The Panthère de Cartier is exceptional not only for its long [...]

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Stunning Sapphires – The Best in the World

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As long as man has been finding gemstones, cutting gemstones, and using gemstones as decoration, sapphires have been among the most desired. Best known for their deep dark blue color, many people don’t know that sapphires come in every color of the rainbow. Green, yellow, white, pink, purple, red (rubies), and even in stunning combinations. [...]

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Verdura and Dalí: A Surreal Jewelry Collaboration

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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“Fulco and I have tried to discover whether it was the jewel that was for painting or painting for the jewel. We are sure, however, that they were born for each other; it’s a love marriage.” -Salvador Dalí Back in the early 1940’s, the celebrated and successful jewelry designer Duke Fulco di Verdura was invited [...]

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Rock and Roll History: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

By   /  March 9, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Nothing speaks to our pop culture collective consciousness quite like album covers. An old rock and roll song can instantly transport the listener back to another time and place, to nostalgic memories of childhood or angst-filled teenage years. And the visual accompaniment – that simultaneously iconic and familiar album cover – symbolizes the intangible music, [...]

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From the Atlas Collection to Yellow Diamonds – Tiffany & Co. at Jewelry-N-Loan

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Family owned pawnshop Jewelry-N-Loan, located in the heart of Orange County, offers collateral based loans on Tiffany & Co. jewelry, diamonds, watches and accessories. The Tiffany Company started in 1837 and sold a variety of stationary items until Charles Tiffany took over and transformed the business into a jewelry store. Since that time there have [...]

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Batter Up: The Three Most Valuable Baseball Cards

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd – nothing evokes the carefree joy of summer quite like watching your hometown baseball team win a game. We can all still remember the excitement of cheering from the stands as our favorite player hits a homerun or slides safely into home [...]

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Millennials Desire High-End Goods, but Choose to Purchase Luxury Brands Secondhand

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The Loan Companies, comprised of upscale pawn brokerages located in Beverly Hills, Chicago and New York City, has found that millennials continue to prize iconic luxury brands despite all reports to the contrary. The commonly accepted narrative is reinforced by a 2017 study conducted by international accounting firm, Deloitte, which shows a significant decrease in [...]

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Birkin Bags The Worlds Most Expensive & Exclusive

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Since the creation of the Birkin Bag in 1984 it has become a status symbol and coveted possession to the lucky owners who’ve managed to purchase one. The famous Hermès bag is constantly seen on the streets of Beverly Hills where Beverly Loan Company, coined Pawnshop to the Stars, has been located for over 78 [...]

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A Quick History of the Coveted Tiffany & Co. Blue Box

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  Featured Press, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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The distinctive “Blue Box” that Tiffany & Company uses to wrap its jewelry, watches, accessories and silver has become an icon in its own right. New York Loan Company, Manhattan’s luxury pawn shop, is extremely familiar with the color “Tiffany Blue”. Not only are the loan officers expertly trained gemologists, but their knowledge of signed [...]

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