The Cartier Panthère collection, an iconic symbol of strength and elegance, celebrated its 100th birthday in 2014 with a brand new collection. New York Loan Company, a high-end pawnshop that works with signed jewelry, is extremely familiar with Cartier and all of its collections. The Panthère de Cartier is exceptional not only for its long … Continue reading The Cartier Panthère collection – A History Lesson
The distinctive “Blue Box” that Tiffany & Company uses to wrap its jewelry, watches, accessories and silver has become an icon in its own right. New York Loan Company, Manhattan’s luxury pawn shop, is extremely familiar with the color “Tiffany Blue”. Not only are the loan officers expertly trained gemologists, but their knowledge of signed … Continue reading A Quick History of the Coveted Tiffany & Co. Blue Box
The 4 C’s are the main factors that go into determining the value and rarity of a stone, and they all work together. Perhaps the most straight forward “c” involved in the 4C’s, Carat is the measurement of how much a diamond weighs. The bigger the diamond, the rarer it is. One carat is equal … Continue reading Spotlight on the 4 C’s – Diamond Carat
Inside the pawn shop where Wall Streeters and other New York elite sell their Rolexes and Birkin bags
The New York Loan Company sells items like $30,000 Hermes Birkin bags and fine jewelry. Its professional staff and tight security make it unlike any other pawn shop experience. They promise their clients absolute confidentiality. The New York Loan Company isn’t your typical pawn shop. Your fingerprint must be taken before you can access the … Continue reading Inside the pawn shop where Wall Streeters and other New York elite sell their Rolexes and Birkin bags
The cut of a diamond, one of the four aspects of grading that determine quality and rarity, is a characteristic that many collectors are somewhat familiar with. The GIA (Gemological Institute of America) trained gemologists at New York Loan Company appreciate the importance of cut when evaluating a diamond for pawn loan or purchase. Part … Continue reading Spotlight on the 4 C’s – Diamond Cut and Shape
Twice a year, during the fall and spring, fine art usurps the daily headlines with announcements of multi-million dollar paintings breaking world record auction prices. Each season, the art world holds its breath to see how the titans of art history will perform on the open floor of bidding. Typically, artists that have already been … Continue reading Jean-Michel Basquiat Joins Pantheon of Record-Breaking Artists
After she lost her job, Angela Rivers found herself in need of some quick cash. Instead of heading to her bank, she delved into her Brooklyn closet. An avid shoe and handbag collector, she took out her cherished chocolate brown Birkin and went across the river to Manhattan, where she had an appointment in the … Continue reading A Birkin Bag in the Box Is Worth a Lifetime of Debt
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
It’s no mystery that gemstones and designer jewelry are common in the private offices of New York Loan Company. The high-end pawnshop works with some of the most rare and beautiful jewelry in the world, including signed items from Tiffany & Co, particularly goods containing tanzanite. However many of their clients, and in fact many … Continue reading Tanzanite and Tiffany & Co.
New York Loan Company buys, sells, and loans against Rolex watches of all models, metals, and price points. You can just as easily find a vintage gold Datejust as you can a diamond encrusted Pearlmaster in New York Loan’s showcase. Retail prices for a brand new Rolex range anywhere from five thousand to well into … Continue reading How Expensive Can a Rolex Really Get?