As anyone who has shopped for a diamond ring knows, diamond value can be a confusing concept! Because there are many factors that go into diamond quality – think of the famous Four C’s – all of these variables together can affect diamond price and value. Your personal choices about which diamond to buy and … Continue reading How Much Is My Diamond Worth?
The normal stream of customers heading into EZ Pawn shops has slowed to a trickle. “People assume that pawn shops thrive in times of desperation and that’s just not where we are right now,” said Lauren Kaminsky, President of EZ Pawn Corp. Pawn shops were exempted from Governor Cuomo’s order closing all non-essential businesses to … Continue reading Pawn Shops See New Loans Plummet Amid Pandemic
The largest luxury watch brand in the world, Rolex, is the most common watch brands used to secure a pawn loan. Additionally, Rolex, known for its functional, yet stylish references, is also one of the few brands that holds its value over time. When purchased new from an authorized dealer or Boutique, Rolex watches come … Continue reading Can You Sell a Rolex Watch without Box and Papers?
New York Loan Company had the distinct privilege of putting legendary funnyman Adam Sandler’s newfound gemological knowledge to the test in the wake of his new movie’s release. In Uncut Gems, Sandler portrays Howard Ratner, an enigmatic New York City diamond dealer with a major gambling addiction, looking for his next win. Sandler spent considerable … Continue reading Adam Sandler Visits New York Diamond District
The gemologists at New York Loan Company, Manhattan’s luxury pawnshop, work daily with magnificent gemstones and diamonds in their private offices in New York’s Diamond District. Emeralds, especially untreated, are very desirable to gemstone fans and collectors alike. One particular 43.3-carat Colombian emerald, the Stotesbury emerald, is a famous stone that has passed through the hands … Continue reading The Tale of the Stotesbury Emerald
Prominent online lender Borro Private Finance unexpectedly ceased its collateral-based lending program this summer after nearly ten years of business. The UK-US-based establishment specialized in online pawn loans against valuable assets, including fine art, jewelry, and watches. The immediacy and convenience of pawn loans has cemented its value within the brick-and-mortar eco-system and established collateral … Continue reading Online Pawn Lending Goes Back Offline
Rolex is the largest luxury watch brand in the world and is admired by its customers and fans for its excellence in watchmaking, from craftsmanship to quality. The Rolex company has set impeccably high standards for its design and style and continues to make top-selling references that dominate the market each year. Additionally, the brand … Continue reading What are the differences between the Rolex Submariner and Rolex Sea-Dweller?
The legendary jewelry house that was founded in 1884 in Rome is known for its snake like jewelry and watch line known as Serpenti. New York Loan Company, just a few short blocks away from Bulgari’s New York City showroom, is intimately familiar with their show-stopping jewelry. New York Loan is a collateral lender in … Continue reading Bulgari and the Serpenti
One of the most acclaimed and important jewelry designers of our time, Jean Schlumberger started designing for Tiffany & Co. in 1956. His designs are regularly brought into the private offices of New York Loan Company, a high-end pawnshop located in the heart of the Diamond District in Manhattan. “We always appreciate when a client … Continue reading Jean Schlumberger and Tiffany & CO. – A History
Paul Newman was one of the original Hollywood “cool guys” and is closely associated to the Rolex Daytona. Film star, movie director and race car driver, Newman inspired a series of collectible watches coveted by many but still rare in today’s market. Rolex at first had trouble selling the Daytona. What was once a hard-to-sell … Continue reading Rolex Paul Newman Daytona