For jewelry lovers, vintage costume pieces present an irresistible and affordable way to collect. Widely available at flea markets, jewelry and antique stores, and even at estate sales and garage sales, this delightful adornment was brought into popularity by the famous Coco Chanel, and this type of jewelry still shines as bright as ever. If you have some vintage pieces, taking special care of them will extend their life and give you more years of wearing enjoyment.
26 October 2016
If you are short on cash, you might be eyeballing your gold coin collection and wondering if there is a way that you can turn it into some cold, hard cash. Luckily, you do have a few options for getting cash money for your gold coin collection. If you'd like to do so, try one of these three options. 1. Sell to Another Coin Collector First of all, you should consider selling your collection to another coin collector.
26 September 2016
Everybody hits bumps in the financial road from time to time—and there's no shame in doing what you have to do to get through them, even if that includes taking out a collateral loan for some of your personal jewelry. However, if you're unfamiliar with the process, here are some tips you can use that will help you get a larger loan. 1.) Go Someplace Familiar If you occasionally do business with a jewelry store that also offers collateral loans, that's where you want to take your jewelry.
30 August 2016
Did you inherit jewelry from a loved one? Perhaps you do not know the value of the inherited items. If they have been packed away, you may have taken a look at them and not have been impressed. This is a mistake that untrained eyes tend to may make, and you may have inherited something valuable, which is why you should not rush to judge the pieces. Distinguishing Between Antique, Vintage, Pre-Owned, and Estate Jewelry
19 July 2016
Adding an extra element of value to your business is a great way to attract customers who were previously on the fence about becoming a customer. If you add something extra into your business that customers enjoy, they may slant towards giving you a chance and buying one of your products. There are ways to add value to any beauty based business that does not add too much money to your bottom line.
29 June 2016
If you and your partner want to get engaged or married, but you (one or both) don't like wearing rings or can't wear rings, you face a bit of a conundrum. While traditions are not always followed nowadays, the engagement or wedding ring is one that people still expect to see if you're actually getting engaged or married. However, there are strategies you can try and options you can look at if your health, your job, or your personal preference do not incorporate rings.
22 June 2016
When you set out to buy jewelry for your wife, you don't have to buy the biggest and most expensive necklace, ring, or bracelet you can find in order to show her that you care about her. Instead, you need to pay attention to her and what she is interested in. Type of Metal One of the latest trends in jewelry is rose gold. It is made by mixing a small amount of copper in with the gold, which gives it its pink color.
17 June 2016
One of the hardest parts about buying Native American jewelry is that there is a massive number of individuals and companies that are selling cheap knock-offs and imitation jewelry, so it is very easy to end up with a fake piece. This can be a major problem for anyone who collects Native American jewelry, as fake or imitation jewelry will essentially be a waste of money to a collector, while authentic pieces will often increase in value over time.
16 June 2016
One of the current trends for wedding rings involves stacking wedding bands. These wedding bands tend to be simple bands with diamonds or other precious stones in them and brides wear them on their own or combined with the engagement ring. They are often thinner and more intricate than traditional bands and the stacking of multiple bands allows you to mix together various metals and stones to create a unique look that truly represents your union.
14 June 2016
If you are planning to present a wedding ring to the woman that you would like to marry, you may be concerned about finding the right ring style. Here are a few engagement ring styles from which you can select to match the style to the personality of your fiancée: Traditional If the woman of your dreams is traditional in style and beliefs, the engagement ring that you elect should match.
13 June 2016