Category: Jewelry

Art Deco Jewelry

Art Deco Jewelry

One of the most coveted eras of design in jewelry history, Art Deco was a period inspired by Roman, Greek and Egyptian architecture. The period lasted from the early 1920s through the mid-1930s. Art Deco influenced jewelry design for decades, and still inspires contemporary designers to this day. Luxury collateral lender New York Loan Company … Continue reading Art Deco Jewelry

What Is A Cocktail Ring?

What Is A Cocktail Ring?

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?

Estate, Vintage & Antique Jewelry – What Do You Have?

Estate, Vintage & Antique Jewelry – What Do You Have?

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?

New York Loan Provides Jewelry for Kelli O’Hara and The Westender

New York Loan Provides Jewelry for Kelli O’Hara and The Westender

New York Loan Company recently provided jewelry for The Westender – The Essential Guide to the New West End, a new magazine about the westside of Manhattan. This first issue featured Kelli O’Hara, the Broadway sensation that won the 2015 Leading Actress Tony Award for her performance in The King and I. New York Loan … Continue reading New York Loan Provides Jewelry for Kelli O’Hara and The Westender

A Brief History of New York City’s Diamond District

A Brief History of New York City’s Diamond District

New York’s diamond district, nestled in midtown Manhattan between Times Square and Rockefeller Center, most famous for its flashing neon signs, street hawkers, and the seemingly endless amount of jewelry stores. New York Loan Company is proud to find its home in one of the most popular and iconic areas of the world. Until the … Continue reading A Brief History of New York City’s Diamond District

How to Pawn Diamond Engagement Rings

How to Pawn Diamond Engagement Rings

Engagement rings can be the most expensive jewelry purchase a person makes, which is why bridal jewelry is one of the most pawned items for men and women alike. New York Loan, a luxury pawnshop in Manhattan’s Diamond District, frequently loans against diamond rings and wedding bands. “Engagement rings, particularly GIA certified diamonds, are worth … Continue reading How to Pawn Diamond Engagement Rings