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Misconceptions about Antique Furniture

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October 9 2017

Antique furniture has a certain charm that is incomparable to the products sold at IKEA or other places that sell contemporary furniture. In the age of DIY, and let’s face it, often disposable furniture, antiques are considered investment pieces. They instantly add character and a touch of nostalgia to any home. However, there are a […]

Signs of High-End Antique Furniture

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September 11 2017

Some are often left wondering why antiques are such highly valued pieces. What makes a table crafted from the sturdiest mahogany tree any different from those made from laminates and veneers? The answer may be obvious to a few people, but not all are aware of an antique’s real worth. What Is An Antique? The […]

A Toast to the 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World

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July 10 2017

There are few things better than wine in terms of getting better with age. Even non-connoisseurs will agree that properly aged wines look and taste finer than their young counterparts. For this reason, wine tends to become pricier the longer it stays in the cellar. Indeed, skyrocket the prices can go, as proven by the […]

Starting and Caring For Your Crystal Collection

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July 7 2017

Starting a collection has many rewards, partly from the satisfaction of owning and partly from seeing your collection grow. If you value beauty above anything, collecting exquisite pieces of crystal ware could be perfect for you. Though delicate, their elegance shines and enhances any room or home where they are displayed right. If you want […]

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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

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” […]

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Collecting Art: What you need to Know

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May 10 2016

Buying or collecting art is a fulfilling undertaking. It broadens your horizon as you immerse yourself in a particular piece; learn about the artist who made it, and the events taking place during the time the artwork was created. While collecting art is mostly about creative preference, it also includes a process. Part of which […]

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All About Palladium – A Precious Metal

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August 14 2017

Since 1939, palladium has been used as a precious metal and alternative to platinum in jewelry. It is part of the “white gold” group of alloys where the natural white palladium color does not require plating by rhodium. Compared to platinum, palladium is not as dense. Like gold, palladium can be beaten thin as a […]

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All About Ruthenium – Precious Metals Series

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August 11 2017

The first of the noble metals on the periodic table, Ruthenium is part of the star members in the group of platinum and gold. These are shiny, expensive metals used often in lab ware and jewelry. Plated jewelry made with Ruthenium is quite common but not as common as gold plated jewelry. Items plated with […]

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All About Iridium – Precious Metals Series

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August 7 2017

Do you have jewelry made out of iridium? This is quite rare and at over $900 per ounce as the current price, you may have a very expensive piece on your hands. Quite rare, iridium is a brittle, hard member of the family of platinum. It has appeared commonly on fountain pen nibs, x-ray optics, […]

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All About Rhodium – Precious Metals Series

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August 4 2017

An element that is pure silver-white, rhodium is listed on the periodic table as a transition metal. This element is a member of the group of platinum, along with ruthenium, platinum, palladium, osmium and iridium. It is a very rare precious metal. Depending on the current market for the price of rhodium, it is usually […]

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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

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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 […]

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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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5 Common Myths About Selling Jewelry

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September 4 2017

Are you thinking of opening your own jewelry shop, or simply looking for more ideas since you want to sell your own stash of jewels? You would think that for something that is in abundant supply, selling jewelry would be a walk in the park. Unfortunately, doing so actually has so many intricate layers that […]

The Significance of Birthstones

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August 28 2017

Birthstones appear in almost every color imaginable, and they imbue jewelry with a natural brilliance. These gemstones officially recognized as birthstones represent certain months of the year, and their economic value is largely dependent on their rarity. The notion of birthstones correlates to the time when astronomy and astrology had a significant crossover. The regular […]

All About Palladium – A Precious Metal

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August 14 2017

Since 1939, palladium has been used as a precious metal and alternative to platinum in jewelry. It is part of the “white gold” group of alloys where the natural white palladium color does not require plating by rhodium. Compared to platinum, palladium is not as dense. Like gold, palladium can be beaten thin as a […]

Watches

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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 […]

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5 Things that First-Time Luxury Watch Buyers Need to Know

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July 4 2016

A luxury watch does more than just timekeeping, it can also symbolize your character, style, social status or an important event. While high-end pieces are much coveted, you shouldn’t buy them on a whim especially if you’re doing so for the first time. Here are important factors you need to consider before you spend on […]

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Where to Sell your Pre-Owned Luxury Watch in AZ

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June 23 2016

A luxury watch is not just an expensive piece of jewelry, but also a long-time investment. The most top-tier of timepieces can even last up to a century of generations, and so your luxury Patek Philippe or even a newly-released TW Steel collection can become a family heirloom many years from now. However, there may […]

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