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

BY : Isaac Schultz

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 : Isaac Schultz

 

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 Recycle Your Jewelry The Fun Way

BY : Emily Zimmer

 With Earth Day around the corner it's time to start talking the talk and walking the eco-friendly walk. Did you know that recycling your jewelry not only reduces waste, but also has the ability to rake in some quick cash? Who said taking care of the planet isn't fun? 

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Topics: Selling Jewelry, Selling Gold, Selling Silver, Earth Day

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

BY : Isaac Schultz

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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Shine Bright Like a Diamond: How Diamond Cut Influences Scintillation

BY : Isaac Schultz

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.

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Topics: Diamonds, Engagement Rings