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Tracking the Rolex Daytona: A 53-Year History

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  High End Pawn, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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In this feature-length article from WatchTime’s January-February 2016 issue, we take a look at the 53-year history of the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, the brand’s iconic chronograph watch. For most of Rolex’s history, chronographs took a back seat to three-handed models. The company did produce some chronographs, but equipped them with third-party calibers that ticked in [...]

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Van Cleef & Arpels launches Two Butterfly creations as spring season blossoms

By   /  March 31, 2016  /  High End Pawn, International Pawnbrokers, Jewelry, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article from saudigazette.com   THIS March, Van Cleef & Arpels is celebrating spring by unveiling new pieces in its Two Butterfly collection. Inspired by all the freshness and vitality of the season, these creations combine the gentle luster of mother-of-pearl and pink gold with the sparkle of diamonds. Enthralled by the spectacle of nature’s [...]

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Dazzling 15.99 carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring expected to fetch $15 MILLION at auction next month

By   /  March 26, 2016  /  High End Pawn, Home, Jewelry  /  No Comments

Original article found on dailymail.co.uk A one-of-a-kind Burmese ruby and diamond ring is set to fetch up to $15 million when in goes up for auction in New York next month. The gem, called the Jubilee Ruby, is one of more than 250 beautiful jewels which are all set to be sold at Christie’s Magnificent [...]

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Chopard unveils rainbow-hued watch with 581 sapphires

By   /  March 22, 2016  /  High End Pawn, Jewelry, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article from themalaymailonline.com   The ‘Imperiale Joaillerie,’ a rainbow-coloured watch from Chopard. Over 1,000 hours’ work went into selecting cutting, sorting and setting the stones on the watch. — AFP pic BASEL, March 21— The Swiss watchmaker and jewellery house has unveiled a new “Imperiale Joaillerie” watch at the Baselworld watch and jewellery fair [...]

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One of Rolex’s most iconic models just got a huge update

By   /  March 21, 2016  /  High End Pawn, International Pawnbrokers, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article from businessinsider.com It’s always news when Rolex drops an update for one of the iconic models in its lineup, and this year is no different. A huge update to a model on the higher end, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona, had watch geeks freaking out at Baselworld, the world’s largest watch industry fair held [...]

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By   /  March 16, 2016  /  Collectibles, High End Pawn, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article from esquireme.com It’s the flagship watch from Audemars Piguet, and it has been around for just over 40 years. In that time it has achieved red-letter status and it’s one of the most recognizable watches around. But what makes this particular wristwatch so irresistible? In my years as a collector and as a [...]

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The Big Three Jewels: Why Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Top the List of Precious Gems

By   /  March 16, 2016  /  High End Pawn, International Pawnbrokers, Jewelry, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article from forbes.com Cartier Tourbillon Mysterieux Azure Until recently, only emerald, ruby and sapphire were officially called precious gems. Everything else was called semi-precious. The precious categorization is a reference to value: a really fine ruby, emerald or sapphire can be priced higher per carat than a diamond. Sapphires are extremely hard and durable, [...]

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When Panerai Looks Meet Rolex Technology in a Rare Military Watch

By   /  March 14, 2016  /  Collectibles, High End Pawn, Home, Luxury Watches, Pawn News  /  No Comments

Original article from bloomberg.com Italian brand Officine Panerai made watches for the Italian Royal Navy around the start of the 20th century, and the surviving examples of these are very collectible for fans. After about a decade of selling the military the ref. 3646, the navy asked the watch brand for a more heavy-duty version of [...]

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10-Carat Blue Diamond May Fetch Up to $35M at Sotheby’s

By   /  March 11, 2016  /  High End Pawn, International Pawnbrokers, Jewelry, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article from blouinartinfo.com The largest oval fancy vivid blue diamond ever to appear at auction will cross the block at Sotheby’s Hong Kong on April 5. Headlining the auction house’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale, the rare stone weighs 10.10 carats, is internally flawless, and is estimated to fetch between HK$235 million and [...]

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Billionaire Forbes puts Napoleon III art collection up for auction

By   /  March 5, 2016  /  Collectibles, High End Pawn, International Pawnbrokers, Pawn News  /  No Comments

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Original article found on dw.com American publisher Christopher Forbes has brought his Napoleon III collection of 2,000 art objects back to Paris for auction. It has allowed the Emperor into the Opera Garnier for the first time. A box was built for Napoleon III, the President of the Second French Republic and Emperor of the [...]

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