When you bring a piece of jewelry into a jeweler to have it appraised, you may not realize that there are different types of jewelry appraisals. As such, the jeweler you select for the appraisal needs to know what type of appraisal you are having done, and needs to know how to complete that appraisal correctly. Here are some of the most common types of jewelry appraisals and how they vary from other types of jewelry appraisals.
- Here's an age-old question that always pops up prior to popping the big question: "How much should I spend on an engagement ring?" The answer to that question is a bit complicated. When it comes to the love of your life, it's easy to feel as though you shouldn't spare any expense, but an engagement ring can easily break the bank if you're not careful. The following goes in-depth about how much you should expect to spend on an engagement ring.
- It's easy to find amazing bargains left behind in the nooks and crannies of pawnshops. With more than 12,000 pawnshops operating in America, there are plenty of places to look. Most people are on the lookout for forgotten jewelry made from precious metals like gold and silver; however, you can also make a good fortune buying jewelry containing precious stones at ridiculously low prices. In particular, ruby has always been high in value; however, it can be difficult to tell the real from the fake.
- If you are starting to collect coins, or you just want some valuable coins to sell, you are probably trying to figure out where to set your sights. If you want to find valuable coins that are still in circulation, look no further. Here are 7 valuable coins that are still in circulation in the United States. Silver half dollars The next time you find a half dollar, make sure you read the date.