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Ins and Outs of Investing in Gold

Ins and Outs of Investing in Gold

Gold is, and always has been, a symbol of wealth and status. It’s a tangible asset and, particularly during periods of political and economic uncertainty, an attractive investment opportunity. As with all investments, there are risks and rewards. But if you want...
12 Record-breaking Gemstones

12 Record-breaking Gemstones

From crown jewels to semi-precious baubles, humans have always been fascinated by gemstones. In 2015, the world’s second-largest uncut diamond – the size of a tennis ball – was discovered in Botswana. This year, a pastor in Sierra Leone unearthed a 709-carat...
Understanding Jewellery Valuations

Understanding Jewellery Valuations

Getting your jewellery valued by a professional is a sensible move. However, jewellery valuations can cause a lot of confusion. More often than not, a professional valuation vastly exceeds the amount you could actually get by reselling the jewellery. A valuation by a...
Pawning a Wedding or Engagement Ring

Pawning a Wedding or Engagement Ring

If you’re strapped for cash, selling your wedding or engagement ring to a pawnshop is a quick way to raise funds without parting with the ring permanently. The question is, how much can you get for your ring, and is pawning it the best option? Pawn or sell? The...