Let’s say you’ve recently been proposed to with the perfect diamond ring – congratulations! For many people though, this will be their first time wearing such an expensive ring. You might be nervous about wearing your diamond ring in public, while others don’t know if they should keep it on while doing everyday activities, like washing dishes or sleeping. For answers to all your diamond ring wearing questions, read on!
April 23, 2018
We know you don’t always have the time (pun definitely intended) to think about maintaining your watch. If you’ve got a cheap Timex that you picked up at a flea market then there’s no reason to give it a second thought, but that’s not why you’re here. You’ve invested in a well-built watch, so why not keep it in pristine condition for years to come? Here are the top tips you need to know to keep a watch in running order:
April 09, 2018
Some people only go for the latest trends when assembling a jewelry collection, but the smartest jewelry buyers know that vintage pieces can be a great addition to your jewelry drawer. We’re here to clear up some common estate jewelry misconceptions so you can expand your jewelry style horizons!
March 26, 2018
There are many collectors who take great interest in rare and unique coins. Whether you recently inherited a large coin collection, or a coin caught your eye when the cashier handed you your change, it is frequent that collectors choose to buy, sell, or trade their valuables. Either way, if you’re looking to sell a coin, it can be difficult to know the value of the coin, or if it's worth anything in the first place.
Many people think that coin prices are only based on how old the coin is. In fact, there are many more determinants than age alone. Just like diamonds get graded on their “4 C’s”, coins are graded on the following characteristics:
When you look at a diamond in bright light, you’ll probably notice that it sparkles with an intense, almost flame-like light. This property of diamonds, known as “brilliance”, is part of what makes diamonds such a valuable gem. But what makes a diamond more brilliant than other gemstones? And what sort of diamonds give off the most “fire”? Here, we’ll try to understand the factors that influence a diamond’s sparkle and how you can use your knowledge to get the diamond you want.