Why Get Your Jewelry and Diamonds GIA-Certified (and How That Impacts the Appraised Value of your Collection)

You want the best for your jewelry and diamond collection. You’ve properly appraised and insured your pieces. You keep up on all of the regular maintenance needed by a professional in the industry. You keep your collection stored safely in your home and wear pieces only when appropriate. But have you considered having your jewelry […]

What to Do if You Inherit Jewelry 

So you’ve inherited an estate that encompasses jewelry and/or precious metals and stones. After you’ve taken the time to properly grieve the deceased, what’s the correct path forward, for dealing with your inheritance? A lot of unanswered questions can arise, questions that you may not know the answer to if you’re not already a jewelry […]

How to Properly Insure Your Multi-Million Dollar Jewelry Collection

You’ve invested heavily in your jewelry collection — now’s the time to protect it. Don’t leave your jewelry collection’s safety to chance. The wrong insurance and the wrong care could mean a substantial loss in value. For tips on how to properly insure your multi-million dollar jewelry collection, we spoke to two experts, Yamron’s GIA […]

8 Tips for Vintage Jewelry Collecting, From the Experts

Vintage jewelry collecting isn’t exactly easy. Any time you purchase a piece of pre-owned jewelry for your collection, you run the risk of purchasing something that won’t hold its value, or that could even be damaged or fraudulent. With vintage jewelry, things get even more complex, because, while you can probably find a jeweler with […]

5 Times You Should Buy Pre-Owned Jewelry Instead of New

You might be under the assumption that new is always better, but that’s not necessarily the case. There are many times when you might want to purchase pre-owned jewelry instead of new pieces. Here are five of those times, plus what you should look for when purchasing pre-owned jewelry of any kind. Buy pre-owned jewelry […]

The Basics of Pre-Owned Watch Collecting

Think that starting your jewelry collection requires only buying new pieces? Think again. Beyond vintage jewelry, which can definitely fetch a high price and retain its value if you find the right pieces, the pre-owned and secondhand luxury watch market is booming. According to a New York Times article from 2019, a growing number of […]

Jewelry Terms You Need to Know as You Build Your Collection

As you start to build your jewelry collection, you’ll come across a lot of terminology that you may not be already familiar with — but don’t let that intimidate you or scare you off from curating a fabulous collection of jewelry. With a little practice and time, you can build a jewelry vocabulary that’s every […]

Top Jewelry Brands That Hold Their Value Over Time

When you’re just starting a jewelry collection, while you may be primarily basing your jewelry collection around your fashion taste and style, you also want to keep in mind how well a particular jewelry brand will hold its value over time. After all, if you plan to pass your jewelry collection down through your family’s […]

5 Steps to Starting Your Diamond Collection

There are many reasons why you might choose to start collecting diamond jewelry. Diamond value has increased substantially over the last few decades, diamond jewelry rarely goes out of style and it really is true — diamonds are forever. If you’re just beginning to build a jewelry collection and you’re thinking you may want to […]