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The 2017 Whitney Biennial x Tiffany & Company Collaboration

BY : Taylor Carty

This year,  Tiffany & Company  teamed up with The Whitney for their Biennial art showcase to create a collection of a lifetime. Christopher Y. Lewis and Mia Locks are co-curators for the 2017 Whitney Biennial. They selected five artists to create a limited series in collaboration with Tiffany & Co. Many of the pieces displayed were inspired by past works featured by Tiffany and other artists. Harold Mendez, Ajay Kurian, Raul de Nives, Carrie Moyer, and Sarah Hughes collaborated with Tiffany artisans to create their stunning works. Each display case was centered at the entrance of the fourth floor of Tiffany’s Fifth Avenue flagship store. Tiffany’s flagship store has continuously been a destination for shoppers who are looking for high class jewelry, engagement rings, watches, and a wide variety of accessories. From the beginning, Tiffany & Co goods embodied three distinct characteristics, according to Tiffany & Co archivist Annamarie V. Sandecki: “Inspiration from either nature or the art of other cultures, innovative technique, and a reliance on unusual gemstones and metals," says Sandecki. These notable attributes are the reason Tiffany jewelry and accessories forever hold their value, making them family heirlooms, timeless pieces, and by all meanings of the word, classic. Additionally, it has become attractive for jewelry collectors to sell their Tiffany jewelry or diamonds
 
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Topics: Jewelry, Selling Silver, Tiffany & Company, Art

Silver prices are down: Is it time to buy?

BY : Barbara Diggs

The axiom “all that glitters isn’t gold” is ringing true for a number of investors right now. At the moment, silver has an especially beguiling gleam.

After the spiraling silver prices of the Great Recession ended with a massive slump in 2013, the price of the white metal – with the exception of a temporary rally in early 2014 – has been stable to the point of stagnation. As of this writing, the spot price of silver in New York is $19.46 per troy ounce, where it has been roughly nestled since its high of just over $22 per ounce in April.

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Topics: Silver, Selling Silver