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Turquoise Jewelry: Comparing Natural Stones From Common Counterfeits

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Turquoise Jewelry: Comparing Natural Stones From Common Counterfeits

Native Americans have believed for centuries that turquoise has numerous mystical properties. They fashioned jewelry from the stones to enable them to wear it as a talisman and used it decoratively in a great deal of their art. They were not the only ancient culture to believe turquoise was as valuable for its powers as it was for its beauty. Ancient Egyptians, Turks and the Chinese also prized turquoise because they felt it brought luck, safety and power. Some of the oldest jewelry in the world was found in Egyptian tombs and much of it...

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Selling Your Gold Coins? Take Them To A Pawn Shop

Posted by on Jun 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Selling Your Gold Coins? Take Them To A Pawn Shop

If you have gold coins, you might be thinking about selling them so that you can get as much cash as possible for them. There are various ways that you can sell gold coins, but one of the best options is to take them to a local pawnbroker. These are a few reasons why it’s best to sell them at a pawn shop. You Can Get Your Cash the Same Day The good thing about selling gold coins to a pawn shop is the fact that you can get money for your gold coins the very same day. With other methods of selling coins, you often have to wait for an...

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3 Ways To Sell Your Gift Cards For Cash

Posted by on Jun 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Sell Your Gift Cards For Cash

Do you have a lot of gift cards from Christmas still sitting around for places that you never go to? Instead of letting the gift cards sit and waste away, here are three ways you can sell your gift cards for cash. #1 Online Gift Card Reseller One very convenient way to sell your gift cars for cash is to go through an online gift card reselling site. These online gift card resellers will allow you to sell your gift card online through their site. If someone purchases your gift card, you will have to either provide the electronic code for the...

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3 Smart Tips For Selling Your Gold Jewelry

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Smart Tips For Selling Your Gold Jewelry

When you have bills or expenses that you can’t afford and gold jewelry that you no longer want, you can use the jewelry to help you pay off the expenses. However, bill collectors don’t take gold necklaces or watches, so first you have to find a gold buyer who will give you a good price for your jewelry. That can be tricky for someone who’s unfamiliar with selling gold. Check out some smart tips that will help you ensure that you get the best prices for your gold jewelry.  Separate Jewelry of Different Karats If you...

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Getting A Collateral Loan Using Your Jewelry

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Getting A Collateral Loan Using Your Jewelry

A collateral loan can give you the cash you need to get through a financial rough patch. If you are using your jewelry for collateral, it is important that you are prepared for negotiating the loan amount with the lender. Here are some tips to keep in mind when using your jewelry for collateral.  Know the Jewelry’s Worth One of the most important steps you can take before negotiating with the lender is to find out the market value of your jewelry. Although you might have paid more for the jewelry, the lender is usually only...

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Insuring Your Engagement Ring

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Insuring Your Engagement Ring

Congratulations! You have just received a beautiful engagement ring, one you’ve been dreaming of for years. You may even promise never to take it off, but, of course, you will. And though you can’t bear to think of it, you may lose your ring or damage it someday. Before the first glow of happiness wears off, you need to be on the phone with your insurance agent to purchase the right coverage for your new possession. Ring Value Although some people still opt for modestly priced engagement rings, many spend thousands of dollars on...

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Make New Memories: 4 Ways To Repurpose Your Wedding Attire And Accessories

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Make New Memories: 4 Ways To Repurpose Your Wedding Attire And Accessories

You’ve spent sleepless nights trying to plan the perfect wedding. Now that it’s over, don’t simply box up the memories and move on. Put those memories to good use by repurposing them. Here are some simple ways to repurpose your wedding clothing and accessories into picture-perfect memories. The Dress Your wedding dress was perfect. It seems a shame to store it away in a box. Luckily, you don’t have to. There are so many fun and creative ways to repurpose your wedding gown. Make Keepsake Pillows If you want you and your...

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3 Benefits Of Getting An Antique Ring Appraised

Posted by on Jun 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Benefits Of Getting An Antique Ring Appraised

Did you inherit an antique ring from a deceased relative and have no idea how much it is worth? You might want to consider taking the ring to a professional appraisal to learn more about it. Getting your antique ring appraised by a professional will actually come with several benefits. In this article, you will gain more insight on why getting your antique ring appraised is in your best interest.   1. You Can Get it Properly Insured The smartest thing that you can do after inheriting an antique ring is to find out what the value is. You...

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What Do Carat, Color, And Cut Really Mean?

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Do Carat, Color, And Cut Really Mean?

Shopping for the perfect diamond ring through a jewelry wholesale in your area can be a tough task, especially since there are so many different levels of quality out there. You may have heard of the 4 C’s, but you may not know exactly what each of them means or how they relate to the overall value of the diamond. To help you out with that, here are overviews of 3 of the C’s: carat, color, and cut. Carat Carat is the easiest to understand by far because it really just means the weight of the rock. A 1 carat diamond just...

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This Summer’s Hottest Bikini Accessories

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on This Summer’s Hottest Bikini Accessories

So, you have found the perfect bikini; how will you accessorize it this summer? Even the best bathing suit can use a little accessorizing, and there are some hot accents hitting the market this summer that will make your bikini even better and that will easily go from the beach to the streets seamlessly. Some must-have accessories for your summer beach look are listed below: The perfect jewelry. For the hottest jewelry, check out what the celebs are wearing this summer. Simple styles that reflect Native American elements, such as turquoise...

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