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Marnie Rubenstein

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Why Is My Watch So Expensive?

BY : Marnie Rubenstein

Here’s the scenario. You’re walking through a mall, when a jewelry display catches your eye. But this isn’t your typical diamond ring case – this is something else altogether. Rows upon rows of watches are neatly laid out in expert fashion, just enough to show the watch, but not enough so that you’ll have to ask the sales associate for a closer look. The options seem endless – Rolex, Jaeger LeCoultre, Patek Philippe, and others you’ve never even heard of.

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Topics: Watches

How To Care For Your Diamond Ring

BY : Marnie Rubenstein

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!

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Topics: Selling Diamonds, Diamonds, Engagement Rings, diamond ring, Sell Diamond Ring

Watch Tips for the Workaholic: The Dos and Don'ts for Quick Watch Care

BY : Marnie Rubenstein

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:

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Topics: Watches, Jewelry Care

Clearing Up Estate Jewelry Misconceptions

BY : Marnie Rubenstein

 

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!

 

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Topics: Estate Jewelry, Antique Jewelry

How To Get Cash For Your Change -- A Guide To Coin Selling

BY : Marnie Rubenstein

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:

 

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Topics: Selling Coins, Coins