Category: 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?

Designer Spotlight: David Webb

Designer Spotlight: David Webb

Carved rock crystal, solid gold zebras, enamel elephants, bright turquoise beads. These bold techniques are signatures of David Webb, a jewelry designer that rose quickly to fame in New York in the 1950’s and 60’s. New York Loan Company, coined as Pawnshop to the Stars by the media, understands the value and worth of signed … Continue reading Designer Spotlight: David Webb

Watch and Jewelry Investments

Watch and Jewelry Investments

New York Loan Company, a luxury pawnshop in Manhattan’s famed diamond district, knows better than most that buying diamonds, watches, or jewelry investments can yield a big payout over time. One of the best ways to acquire finished jewelry for an investment purpose is to buy signed pieces created by marquee names including Harry Winston, … Continue reading Watch and Jewelry Investments