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U.S. Sports Memorabilia: A Market Worth $5.4 Billion Annually

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May 5 2020

Talking about sports memorabilia immediately makes people think about a souvenir, memento, or a token of remembrance connected to a famous athlete or sporting event. Some of the most dedicated and enthusiastic fans in the world are sports fanatics, which is evident in their deep passion for collecting such prized possessions. People who collect sports […]

4 Coins 2004 Ultimate Silver Eagle Dollar Collection Plus one 24K Gold Plated

Coin Collecting 101: Basics You Need To Know And Understand

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April 13 2020

Every numismatics enthusiast has started their coin collection somewhere. For beginners, the coin collecting hobby might feel a little bit confusing and somehow intimidating. Some might even think that this hobby is only suited for affluent people who can spend a lot of money and be a successful coin collector. But in reality, a lot […]

How To Create A Beautiful And Timeless Family Heirloom

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February 21 2019

An heirloom can be a profound connection to your history. Whether it’s your great-aunt’s pearls, your great-grandmother’s brooch, or an antique ring that’s been passed down for generations, an heirloom is a rare item to cherish. If it happens to be jewelry, it provides a tangible link to your female ancestors. If you are lucky […]

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How To Care For Different Types Of Collectibles

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December 24 2018

Given the tremendous amount of time, money and effort needed to accumulate collectibles, the last thing any self-respecting collector wants is devaluation brought about by damage as well as wear and tear. But even valuables stowed away in storage are not immune from deterioration. Thankfully, you can greatly slow down this process, as long as […]

Bags

Christian Dior designer handbag for resale

3 Steps to Maximizing the Resale Value of a Designer Bag

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April 13 2020

Your totes, satchels, clutches, and saddlebags are more than pretty little things; they could also be an investment portfolio. Pre-owned designer handbags from Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Nancy Gonzalez, and other leading luxury handbag brands are taking the secondary market by storm. For this reason, now is the best time to sell your designer handbag […]

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Hermès Himalayan: A Wearable Work of Art

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March 16 2020

The gorgeous Hermès Himalayan Birkin Bag is what elite fashionistas call the Holy Grail of all handbags, while high-fashion connoisseurs consider the Himalayan Kelly as “The Rarest Handbag in the World.” How did these purses obtain such prominence? The answer lies beneath the extraordinary history and construction of this wearable masterpiece, intertwining brilliant design with […]

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11 Inside Scoops on Judith Leiber and Her Whimsical Bags

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January 17 2020

Judith Leiber has thousands of intricate handbag designs that prove there is nothing she can’t create from rhinestones, semi-precious stones, and Swarovski crystals. A purse shaped like a swan, cat, dog, or ladybug? How about cheeseburgers and french fries? A frosted cupcake with glittering sprinkles? Yes, yes, and yes please! The History of Judith Leiber […]

Top 10 Most Popular Pieces In Chanel’s Handbag Heritage

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November 27 2019

When it comes to luxury bags, Chanel has amassed an archive that is hard to rival. From the founder’s era-defining pieces to Karl Lagerfeld’s innovative creations, the list of exemplary Chanel bags is exceptionally lengthy. The brand’s history is full of extremely popular bags, which are undeniably worth the investment even if it’s a long-awaited […]

Arts

The Best Among the Rest 10 Greatest Painters in History

The Best Among the Rest: 10 Greatest Painters in History

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July 31 2020

How does someone earn the title “greatest of all time”? Is it sheer talent and eye for innovation? Dedication and commitment? Hard work and enthusiasm? In the rich and beautiful history of art, historians and critics consider a handful of painters as some of the greatest of all time. These artistic beings have risen above […]

The Fundamental Purpose of Artist Signatures

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March 30 2020

Onlookers, enthusiasts, and even novice collectors sometimes downplay the importance of artist signatures since almost every painting, print, or sculpture has them. In truth, artist signatures contributed significantly to our art history and market function. A signature is only one piece of a much larger puzzle, and its absence can either make or break the […]

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10 Famous Paintings With The Heftiest Price Tags

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January 28 2019

Many consider masterpieces done by notable painters to be priceless. Being one of a kind, it makes it difficult to put a price on most works of art. Still, art is sold and bought every day, oftentimes auctioned for millions of dollars. Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci High Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci excelled […]

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10 Most Controversial Works of Art Throughout History

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January 7 2019

Throughout history, various artists have attempted to subvert the dominant structures in society and provoke the public to see life in a different light. Their works create new perspectives and help open dialogue on current issues. Meet some of the boldest provocateurs of the art scene from the past few centuries. Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles […]

Golds/Silver/Rare Coins

4 Coins 2004 Ultimate Silver Eagle Dollar Collection Plus one 24K Gold Plated

Beginner’s Mistake: 7 Errors Coin Collectors Should Avoid

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July 24 2018

Coin collecting is a fun, challenging, and profitable hobby full of information, tips, and tricks. However, whether you are a budding collector or a long-time numismatics enthusiast, several mistakes could degrade the value of your collection. As expert appraisers and coin fanatics ourselves, Biltmore Loan and Jewelry will share some of the biggest threats to […]

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 […]

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7 Surefire Ways to Get the Best Price at Pawn Shops

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August 3 2020

Let’s begin this discussion about pawn shops with some real talk: The chances of a pawnbroker loaning you the full market value of a collateral is slim to none. That being unfortunately so, it’s important to do everything you can to get the best possible price for your item or property. Here at Biltmore Loan […]

How Do Pawn Loans Work How to Pawn in Phoenix, AZ

How Do Pawn Loans Work? How to Pawn in Phoenix, AZ

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July 24 2020

Have you ever experienced one unfortunate event after another? The refrigerator stops running, the car’s engine fails, and just when you think that things can’t get any worse—a family member gets sick. Life as an adult is tough, especially when it throws lemon after lemon at you. Fortunately, there are ways to make money during […]

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4 Places To Secure Your Emergency Fund

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April 17 2020

Having some savings can help you get through life’s rainy days. Whether it’s an unplanned visit to the doctor or a necessary home repair, an emergency fund can cover the cost. If you’re ready to prepare for unexpected expenses, you need to know where to keep your money. There are better options than sticking it […]

Luxe Items to Sell for Fast Cash During a Pandemic

7 Luxe Items to Sell for Fast Cash During a Pandemic

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April 2 2020

Now might be the perfect time to ask ourselves, “does it still spark joy?” As the KonMari method recommends, go through your closet, bedroom, attic, and every other space in your home to see if that handbag, ceramic vase, or collection of baseball cards still puts a smile on your face. If the item no […]

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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

Video Transcription: 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

15 Dazzling Blue Gemstones for All Occasions

15 Dazzling Blue Gemstones for All Occasions

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June 22 2020

The calming hue of clear skies and the ocean during a crisp summer day is truly majestic, to say the least. The shade of blue, which symbolizes wisdom, loyalty, and truth, is always sought-after among gemologists, jewelers, and jewelry collectors. Furthermore, although people have been adorning themselves with blue gemstones for centuries, the variety and […]

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10 Steps to Save Money on an Engagement Ring

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June 15 2020

An engagement ring is a symbol of unconditional love, devotion, and fidelity. Getting a good deal on one doesn’t mean you love your fiancé-to-be any less — it just means you’ll have more money to spend on other aspects of your upcoming nuptial, such as the wedding itself, or maybe a new home for the […]

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Promise Ring Guide for Modern Couples

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June 8 2020

Promise rings represent the unconditional love a couple has for each other. Worn on any finger, keep reading to learn more about these symbols of commitment, including the romantic history behind promise rings and how to give one to your significant other. History of Promise Rings During the Late Middle Ages (13th to 16th centuries), […]

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A Macho Guide to Wedding Rings for Men (Part 2)

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June 1 2020

Welcome, gentlemen. If you are looking for the continuation of our ultimate guide to choosing a wedding ring for men, then you have come to the right place. Size matters, which includes the width The width of the band is one of the most important features in a man’s wedding ring. In general, most people […]

Watches

The Best Audemars Piguet Watches for First-Time Buyers

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July 6 2020

Timepieces from Audemars Piguet combine classic designs with painstaking handcrafted movements. Accordingly, most of the brand’s luxury watches command up to six figures. For budding collectors and those considering their first Audemars Piguet purchase, here are some options to consider. Royal Oak Selfwinding In the timepiece industry, manufacturers use the word “audacious” to describe their […]

A Deep Dive Into the History of Patek Philippe’s Nautilus

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May 25 2020

Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer Patek Philippe introduced the Nautilus timepiece in 1976. However, it wasn’t the first high-end sports watch available in steel, as Audemars Piguet released the coveted Royal Oak watch in 1972. Still, the Nautilus commanded higher prices, and the advertisements for the first model stressed this idea with the tagline, […]

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Top 7 Reasons to Sell Your Watch: Is It Time to Let Go?

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May 8 2020

A designer timepiece is beyond a status symbol that reveals itself with a flick of a wrist; it is a treasure that stands the test of time. Those of you who own an expensive watch know it as an investment reserved for the dauntless who can afford it. As much as your eyes glimmer with […]

Top Luxury Watches For Stylish Women

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March 9 2020

Fashion comes with a price. Sometimes it could come along with a hefty amount, but if we consider it as an investment, it’s not really that bad. Watches have been a part of the fashion trend ever since it was introduced to humanity. An item that was just seen before as an object to tell […]