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Imperial Russian Fabergé Egg No. 11, the Rosebud Egg

Fabergé: The World’s Most Hunted Easter Eggs

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April 2 2018

Did you know that the world’s most expensive Easter Eggs are not made of chocolate? In fact,  some “Easter Eggs” are among the most precious, beautiful, and culturally significant creations of the last two centuries. What are Fabergé Eggs? The origin of the highly coveted Easter eggs dates back to 1885 when Tsar Alexander III […]

Decluttering Woes: Should I Sell, Donate, or Throw It Out?

Decluttering Woes: Should I Sell, Donate, or Throw It Out?

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March 26 2018

In our last two articles, we talked about completing a decluttering project and how the outcome benefits your health. If you have successfully transformed your home into a space of tranquil fluidity and simplicity, you are on to the next step — discovering what to do with your pile of unused valuables. At this point, […]

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Regal Style: Antique English Furniture Styles You Should Know About

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March 5 2018

Take a look at the popular TV shows highlighting the more renowned reigns in English history. You have The Crown and The Tudors, both showing different eras and periods. A constant for both shows is how the costumes and props were era-appropriate. From the beautiful dresses to the handsome furniture, the show makers were earnest […]

Know Your French: A Guide to Furniture Styles in France

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February 2 2018

French antique furniture is renowned for their refined nature and rich use of materials, which explains why they command premium prices at auctions. From provincial furniture that features cabriole legs and scalloped carvings, to French royal furniture designed exclusively for the use of royalty — let’s explore the evolution of French furniture styles through the […]

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Luxury 101: Items Women Should Have

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October 23 2017

The fashion industry is worth a staggering three trillion dollars. The womenswear industry, which typically includes everyday clothing, accessories, footwear, lingerie, and everything else that a woman wears (except bridal wear), is worth $621 billion. Meanwhile, the bridal wear industry is at $57 billion. In comparison, men’s wear is at $402 billion, while the luxury […]

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Hermès: The Journey Lives On

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October 16 2017

In a previous blog, we talked about the proud history of Hermès International S.A., also known as Hermès Paris. Today, we are going to continue the journey and show you how this international fashion house has grown today. After the Kelly Bag Hermès launched the popular Kelly Bag, known initially as Sac à Dépêches, in […]

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Hermès: The Beginnings

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September 18 2017

There are few brands in history that have become staples of luxury. Hermès International S.A., also known as Hermès Paris, a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer, is one of those brands. Hermès has become a household name, not only among the rich and the famous, but even among the middle-class citizens. The brand has […]

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Better Than Gold – Why You Need to Invest in a Birkin Bag

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April 10 2017

More and more investors agree that for long term investment options, your best bet will probably be a Birkin bag by Hermes. Instead of investing in gold this year which sometimes tumbles in the stock market, why don’t you consider making a Birkin bag investment? The Hermes Birkin has reportedly out-paced the price of gold […]

Arts

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Chandler, Arizona: 6 places for lovers of Art and History

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November 15 2017

The city of Chandler is located in Maricopa County in Arizona. It is bordered by Tempe, Mesa, Phoenix, Gilbert, and the Gila River Indian Community, and is known for many things. Among these claims to fame are its lively culture scene, diverse leisure activities, and bustling tech presence, being home to satellite offices of renowned […]

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Art as a valuable but complicated asset

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January 16 2017

You can purchase a piece of art to enjoy the aesthetic value it gives your home, and with time it may become more expensive. Marketing of artworks is unpredictable, and you are not guaranteed any immediate profits, but with little forethought and legwork, you can invest in your home with works of art that may […]

How To Invest Your Money With Artworks

How To Invest Your Money With Artworks

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August 15 2016

Investing resources in artworks requires due perseverance, tolerance, and commitment to seeing it generate profit. The great advantage of investing your money in artworks is the prestige factor that no other investment vehicle can match. All types of investment have a risk factor and although investing in artworks may not be always profitable but it’s […]

When in Scottsdale Three Places for Art Lovers

When in Scottsdale: Three Places for Art Lovers

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July 11 2016

Scottsdale is a city located in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona. It is one of the largest cities in Arizona with a population of 236,839 as of July 2015. It’s known for the slogan “West’s Most Western Town” and dubbed by The New York Times as the “desert version of Miami’s South Beach” […]

Golds/Silver/Rare Coins

Two Sides of a Coin: How and How Not to Care for Your Coin Collection

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May 21 2018

Coins are ever popular collectibles that represent the culture, political economy, and general history of a country. Whether you are a new or seasoned coin collector, you must know the tips and tricks to ensuring the beauty and longevity of your collection: How to Take Care of Your Coin Collection 1. Never polish an old […]

1915 $5 Indian Head Half Eagle Gold Coin

Why You Should Start a Coin Collection

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May 14 2018

Coin collecting is a fantastic hobby because it involves your intellect, says Gilles Bransbourg, assistant curator of Roman coins at The American Numismatic Society in New York City. “Being intellectually active is a good thing, whether you are 30 or 70,” he claims. Coins represent a different era and are a passport back to an […]

The 411 on Arizona Gold: Discovery and Uses

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November 5 2017

Arizona is one of the largest gold-producing states in the United States with numerous gold-bearing rivers. Gravity tends to make gold collect in rivers, and Arizona is abundant in both which makes it a favorite among gold prospectors. Gold deposits are plentiful in the state’s Santa Cruz, Hassayampa, Colorado, Gila, San Francisco, and Santa Maria […]

Fishing for Gold: Arizona Rivers that Actually Spawn Gold

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November 4 2017

Arizona is a favorite among gold prospectors given its location, weather conditions, and general environment that are all ideal hotspots for gold. One of the reasons Arizona is perfect for gold prospecting is that public lands open to exploration are easily accessible. Gold tends to concentrate in rivers due to gravity, which is why they […]

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Need Cash? 3 Things to Consider Before Going to a Pawnshop

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September 25 2017

When in a pinch, people tend to turn to the easiest way they can scourge up some funds. A typical example of this is a person who is in the middle of paychecks, and suddenly need emergency funds for medical reasons or for a family member. This person needs the money right now. To do […]

What You Need to Know About Luxury Asset Lending

What You Need to Know About Luxury Asset Lending

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August 23 2017

If you need cash for a purchase but only have an extra Ferrari at hand, then you shouldn’t have a problem. Over the last couple of years, luxury asset loans have been growing in popularity, especially among people who have expensive items but are short on cash. If you want a convenient source of funding […]

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Helping your start-up: Immediate Cash from Your Assets

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May 15 2017

More and more people are starting their own business whether online or offline in a brick and mortar store. What stops most people is that they need more capital than they have at the moment. When this is the case for you, or you feel that you can relate to this situation, it is time […]

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Collectibles and Antiques Can be Sold or Used as Collateral

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May 8 2017

Biltmore Loan and Jewelry provides loans and even purchases your collectibles and antiques ranging from sports memorabilia, model vehicles, comic books, furniture, clocks, sterling silverware, crystal, flatware and Tiffany lamps. Various antique pieces are acceptable for sale or used as loan collateral by Biltmore. These include silver hollowware or flatware, native rugs, oriental rugs or […]

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What's It Worth On Sonoran Living Live February 21 2017 Part 1

What’s It Worth On Sonoran Living Live February 21, 2017 Part 1

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May 17 2017

  Host: Well, if you collect items or if you have any fine jewelry you’re not using. But you know what, you wanna know what could they be worth? Could have possibly get some money for them? Perhaps used them as collateral for a loan? It’s important to trust who you take them to so […]

What's it worth on Sonoran Living live January 11, 2017 Part 2

What’s It Worth On Sonoran Living Live January 11, 2017 Part 2

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January 21 2017

Host: And we’re back with David Goldstein of Biltmore Loan. And he’s telling us about the values of the some items you might have. And you know what? You might wearing some of those items while you’re out looking at some fancy beautiful cars of Barrett-Jackson. Or you might just run into this guy right […]

What’s it worth on Sonoran Living live January 11, 2017 Part 1

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January 20 2017

Host: I know.. I actually posted this on my Facebook page. I actually cleaned out my closet for the New Year. I truly did and if you’re doing the same thing and you might come across some items you may think hmm.. I wonder if this has any value too. Or make sure you take […]

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Recap: Biltmore Loan will find the value of your items

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November 21 2016

Host: And we’re back with David Goldstein of Biltmore Loan and you know we’ve been talking here just in the break David about some of the, the items that are, are coming back right. That are popular kind of the retro —— David: The return of everything. Host: The return of everything and I, my […]

Jewelry

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What You Need to Know About Rare Pink Diamonds

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April 30 2018

Rare pink diamonds are highly sought-after at this time and age, especially since the world-renowned Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia (which produces over 90% of the world’s pinks) is scheduled to close in 2018. It comes as no surprise that the steadily dwindling supply of pink diamonds is driving demand to an all-time high. […]

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Diamonds: From Early Beginnings to the 21st Century

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April 23 2018

Today, diamonds continue to be one of nature’s most precious and stunning crystal structures. Known for their incredible durability and brilliant luster, diamonds are a popular component in extravagant jewelry and sturdy industrial materials. Even lucky babies born in April have diamonds as their birthstone. Hence, did you ever wonder where and when the gemstone […]

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A Guide to Properly Caring for Diamonds

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April 8 2018

  Diamonds are the Earth’s most concentrated form of pure carbon and the strongest mineral known to humankind. One of the diamonds’ most captivating and sought-after qualities is their brilliance — the ability to sparkle and shine iridescently. While they are not any rarer than rubies, sapphires, or emeralds — the diamond’s unique properties place […]

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Why the Cartier Love Bracelet Is Worth the Investment

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February 24 2018

Did you know that the Cartier LOVE Bracelet is one of the most iconic pieces of jewelry ever crafted? Designed by Aldo Cipullo in New York City, it is one of fashion’s most-coveted items since its release in 1969. The bracelet quickly became a must-have item for the city’s richest and most fashion-forward denizens. It […]

Watches

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The 10 Most Expensive Watches in the World

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November 28 2017

There was a time when a watch was more than just a fashion accessory — wearing one was an absolute necessity for both men and women because without it, one would never be able to tell time.  These days, watches have been relegated mostly to just being an additional accent to a fashionable outfit, with […]

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Luxury 101: How to Start Your Watch Collection

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November 21 2017

A timepiece plays an important role in a man’s life. If women have luxury bags, accessories, clothes, and jewelry, then men have luxury timepieces. After all, watches are mainly one of the few “accessories” they can sport, aside from a wedding ring. However, starting a watch collection is easier said than done. You don’t want […]

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How to Take Care of Luxury Watches According to Watch Experts

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December 5 2016

There is so much more to a luxury watch than just something you wear on your wrist to tell time. A high-end timepiece is a status symbol, investment, and something to cherish for more than a lifetime. It is also a salute to amazing craftsmanship and beauty. All these in mind, it requires proper maintenance […]

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The Psychological and Practical Benefits of Wearing an Expensive Watch

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October 10 2016

Ever think about buying a luxury expensive watch? Believe or not there are both psychological and practical benefits of this. When you dive into the world of expensive luxury watches, there is a lot to learn. Not just their general history, terminology and brands. Also where and how to buy them. This is particularly true […]