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
A select few colored gemstones can reach the heights of prestige and expense usually reserved for diamonds, but ruby is one of them. The “King of Gemstones” is renowned the world over for its bold, fiery color and exquisite rarity. Although found in a number of locales around the globe, ruby is one of many … Continue reading Most Expensive Colored Gemstones: Ruby
Once thought to have strong medicinal and protective powers, the coveted sapphire is one of the most sought after gemstones in the world. New York Loan Company, a luxury collateral lender in Manhattan, both purchases and lends against these stunning stones. The GIA certified gemologists on staff at this high-end pawnshop share their knowledge and … Continue reading 5 Surprising Facts About Sapphires
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.
The gemologists at New York Loan Company, Manhattan’s luxury pawnshop, work with stunning diamonds and gemstones in their private offices in New York’s Diamond District. Emeralds, especially rare, transparent, and vivid emeralds, are very desirable to gemstone fans and collectors. Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry collection is almost as legendary as the actress herself. In 2011 her … Continue reading Emeralds – The World’s Most Expensive