A bold piece of jewelry, usually with one or more large colored stones, is called a statement or cocktail ring. Large, beautiful, and high-end rings are no stranger to New York Loan Company – As Manhattan’s leading luxury pawnshop, the loan officers have seen every style of jewelry, including magnificent statement rings. The cocktail ring … Continue reading What Is A Cocktail Ring?
Everyone has heard these terms, but what are the differences between estate, vintage and antique jewelry? Additionally, do these differences even matter? New York Loan Company’s loan officers are trained at the Gemological Institute of America, and have years of experience evaluating jewelry, both new and old. Below we will break down the misconceptions and … Continue reading Estate, Vintage & Antique Jewelry – What Do You Have?
While many people may just see simple shapes when looking at diamonds (i.e. round, square, heart), those in the diamond industry see cut, pattern, and detail when looking into a diamond. The loan officers at New York Loan for example, are trained to not only see the details in the cut, but to look at … Continue reading Brilliance in Round
The classic look of diamond studs, which resembles a floating diamond in your ear, is a staple in any jewelry collection. The loan officers at New York Loan Company, who are also Graduate Gemologists, have the expertise to help you purchase, sell, or loan against your diamond studs. Stud earrings became popular because pendant earrings, … Continue reading Diamond Studs – The History and the Charm