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Hermes, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton: Comparing the Holy Trinity of Designer Handbags

Hermes, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton are usually among the firsts to come to mind when one hears of the term “luxury.” After all, the three are considered by many to be the Holy Trinity of designer h...

How to Care for Jewelry in Arizona’s Hot Weather

You should take good care of your jewelry all year round, and Arizona’s blistering weather (especially during the summer) calls for extra love and care when sand and water activities expose prec...

Trending: Handbags From Luxury Jewelry Brands

While some consumers considered bags useless in 2020 due to the COVID-19 lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, handbags and other leather goods have remained one of the most resilient luxury products thr...

Top 9 Types of Bracelets to Buy: Tennis, Cuff, & More

The word “bracelet” is an umbrella term describing any category of ornamental jewelry worn on the wrist or arm. From the everyday chain link bracelet to statement cuffs from leading design...

17 Most Popular Types of Earrings and Backings

Whether it’s chic diamond studs or eye-catching gold hoops, earrings are a must-have piece of jewelry, making you look put together without seeming overdone. From classic earring styles to more ...

Antiques

Favrile Glass: Facts on the Brilliance of Tiffany Glassmaking

Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) is the creative genius behind Favrile glass, a lustrous and iridescent art glass used to create a variety of decorative items and architectural installations around the turn of the 20th Century. In this article, our Phoenix antique valuation and appraisal specialists will provide some background on how this exemplary material was […]

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investments
5 Luxury Investments That Guarantee Financial Return

Bags

5 Smart Ways to Spot a Fake Gucci Bag

Some fashion brands fade with time; others gain more prominence as years go by. Gucci belongs in the latter. Despite its 100 years in business, the Italian luxury brand remains to enjoy considerable popularity among shoppers of all ages.   In a recent study, Gucci was declared the most sought-after luxury brand online, accounting for about […]

Here are the Most Expensive Prada Items Ever Sold
Prada Countdown: Here are the Most Expensive Prada Items Ever Sold
Types of Designer Handbags

Arts

Art History Timeline Part 3: Emergence of Contemporary Art

In the last 3000 years, western art history has gone through many changes, resulting in a diverse range of styles, techniques, and mediums. Art has always been a reflection of societal contexts and changes, making it a crucial indicator of cultural and sociopolitical climates during the time of their creation. Here is the continuation of […]

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Art History Timeline Part 2: Realism to Abstract Expressionism
Art History Timeline Part 1: Prehistoric to Romanticism

Golds/Silver/Rare Coins

6 reasons More Gold Investments Won’t Produce Gold in 2022

According to Business Standard, gold has been trading at its highest level since June 2021. Performing at about $1,900 per ounce in the international market last February 22, the chemical element with atomic number 79 still proves to be the safest investment. However, with the advent of cryptocurrencies and money-making options, will gold maintain its […]

Silver or Gold: A Guide to Choosing the Right Metal
Value of Rare Coins: How Much Is Your Nickel Worth?
Money That Sells: 8 Prized U.S. Coins in Circulation