THE HISTORY OF PAWN LOANS
  • July 7, 2017
  • In Gold
  • By Amy Huang

According to Chinese records people have been pawning their property since around 200 B.C. During the Western Han Dynasty a person could get a small loan with low interest against their own personal property.

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HOW PAWN LOANS WORK

I’ve been working in jewelry buying and jewelry pawn business for almost five years now and I’m frequently asked by clients how pawn loans work and what the terms of pawn loans are.

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TREAT YOURSELF!

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness was wrong…because I’m in love with all things jewelry and luxury. It definitely makes me happy! It isn’t always the cheapest thing you can buy but nothing good should be cheap.  So, you’re looking down at your wrist or staring at yourself in the mirror wondering what else can I […]

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THE INS AND OUTS OF A PAWN LOAN

People have been pawning their valuables for at least the last 2000 years and thanks to reality TV pawn shops have gained their own little spotlight in the public eye. That being said, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what pawning is and how these loans actually work. I own a pawn shop […]

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN A RING HAS TO BE RE-TIPPED?

Re-tipping a ring is simply adding platinum, gold or sterling silver to build up the prongs on a ring so they are durable again. Normally you only really hear about rings being re-tipped because they take the most abuse. It is to be expected that rings wear down the fastest because we have them on our […]

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HOW IS A PIECE OF JEWELRY REFINISHED OR POLISHED?

When jewelry is refinished at Diamonds Forever it is made to look like a brand new piece. We polish the ring so all scratches are buffed out and the item is restored to its original shine or finish. We then inspect the piece by checking that all the stones are tight and securely set. White […]

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ROSE GOLD THEN AND NOW

Rose gold is made when copper is alloyed with gold, giving off a radiant and romantic hue that has been adored by many since its creation in nineteenth century Russia. While rose gold has gone in and out of style over the course of the past 200 years, it is a beautiful option for the […]

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SELLING GOLD KRUGERRANDS
  • In Gold
  • By Search@bloom1458

The one ounce gold Krugerrand is one of the most popular gold coins amongst collectors around the world. I’ve always liked Krugerrands because of their reddish hue that comes from the copper added to the medal during production; it gives them a unique look and is really noticeable when compared to the U.S. and Canadian gold coins.

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