Much like anything valuable, buying and selling diamonds involve a great deal of research in order for you to avoid impulse buys, con artists, and buyer's/seller's remorse.
July 02, 2018
As a tangible asset, gold has – for centuries – been a symbol of wealth and power. Gold played an important role in ancient Egyptian culture and it is widely believed that Egyptian aristocrats were obsessed with gold. Ancient Egyptians used pure gold as pyramid capstones as well as plating for sarcophagi – the ancient coffins Egyptians used to mummify the deceased. In addition, gold has been used as the basis for one of the first currency systems – with one piece of gold being equal to two-and-a-half parts of silver.
Selling gold, in this day and age, has never been easier – because of the amount of information available on the internet, and riskier – because of the numerous ways that dishonest jewelers use to lowball or downright fool customers. Understandably, trying to sift through the plethora of potential platforms to sell gold can be particularly daunting but having the necessary know-how would definitely advantageous when selling gold or other precious metals/stones.
June 25, 2018
As a continuation to our stone series, we are now diving into the world of sapphires. You might have heard of this precious stone from media outlets around the world when Prince Charles proposed to Lady Diana with a sapphire ring or, depending on your age, when Prince William (Charles and Diana’s son) used the same exact sapphire ring to propose to his then girlfriend, Duchess Kate Middleton.
I know what you’re thinking – it’s hard to pull off emeralds, green isn’t for everyone. Aside from the regal-ness and the obvious breathtaking beauty, emeralds are the one of the highest valued gemstone (apart from diamonds) and are the rarest among the precious stones. From bluish green to greenish blue, there is a clear depth of color that few gems command and unlike the other precious gemstones, emeralds are a little more fragile.
Keep the fancy jewelry at home – just bring the cheap ones.
Oh, are you sure you’re going to bring that?
Woah, that looks expensive! Are you not scared it might get lost?
Whether you’re traveling for business or for pleasure, packing jewelry for your spring getaway could be a nightmare. Thankfully, we’ve done the research for you! You don’t have to wonder what type of jewelry you should pair with your favorite romper or what jewelry to bring on your vacation and how to safely travel with it! We got you.