For centuries we have been drawn to the beauty, rarity and romance of gold, platinum and silver. Along with more recently developed alternative metals, these materials continue to be used to create fine jewelry that represents the most important milestones, celebrations, achievements, and events in our lives. This guide from Jewelers of America explains what you should know about metals when shopping for fine jewelry. Gold, Platinum, & Silver Collectively know as “precious metals,” gold, platinum, and silver represent some of the most rare and sought-after materials in the world. A gift of precious metal jewelry says love and permanence as eloquently today as in all the ages past. Precious metals share four basic characteristics that…
How to Deal With a Pawn Shop
A pawn shop can be a good place to get a few extra dollars if you need a loan or a quick sale. Pawn shops typically allow you to either sell an item outright, or place the item in the temporary care of the store in exchange for a cash...
Jewelry styling tips with Michael O'Connor Season 3 Episode 2
Style expert Michael O'Connor gives us jewelry styling tips for a wedding day look or just a little black dress
Remington M 1911A1 .45 ACP caliber pistol (PR34444)
Remington M 1911A1 .45 ACP caliber pistol. WWII government issued 1911A1 by Remington-Rand Inc. Excellent bore. Manufactured in approximately 1944. Action works perfectly. Gun has approximately 97-98% finish (parkerizing). Grips are excellent. Comes with WWII Aviator shoulder holster. Came with the gun from family.
How Pawn Shops Work
If you have never dealt with a pawn shop before, you may be unaware of how a pawn shop works. You may even be making incorrect assumptions about pawn shops because the way the media perceives them is often in a dark light. The truth of the matter is that pawn shops are far from the scary. One way to describe a pawn shop is to refer to it as a permanent location for an ongoing garage sale. However, pawn shops are particularly unique because they also provide collateral loans. If you are confused, read on to learn about the different things you should know before visiting your local pawn shop Collateral Loans The thing that pawn shops are known most for is the fact that they offer quick cash in the form…
'Pawn Stars': How Much Cash For 200 Lbs. Of Silver?
More than 10 years ago, a man bought 200 pounds of silver. But that was during a different economy. With the current state of the world, the price of sil...
How to Sell Silver, Gold and Jewelry
Learn how to sell your silver and all gold related jewelry and coins here and begin to earn the cash you need today!
What Can I Pawn for 500 Dollars
What can I pawn for 500 dollars? PawnGuru answers this question in this list of items that you can pawn for $500! Get cash today.
A Guitar In A Pawn Shop: How A Las Vegas Man Become Friends With A Legend
Some quite by accident His story begins in 2009, when Dahl bought a guitar in a Las Vegas pawnshop. It happened to be B.B. King’s beloved guitar, Lucille. Dahl told KNPR's State of Nevada he ended up with Lucille because of his love of guitars and guitar equipment. He said he had relationships with several pawn shops around the city. He would price guitars for them, and in return, they would give him deals on instruments. One day, the EZ Pawn on Rainbow Boulevard and Sahara Avenue called because they had a guitar coming out of pawn that they knew he would want. "I went down over my lunch and took a look and knew I had to have it," Dahl said. He noticed right away that it was a special guitar. Not…
How to clean silver jewelry at home
Keeping tarnish off of your silver jewelry is always an ongoing battle. We recommend using Connoisseurs Jewelry Wipes for a quick and easy way to clean your ...