CUSTOMER SERVICE: 1-866-499-2363
    
Uncategorized

WatchBox Introduces Specialty Financial Services Through Partnership with Luxury Asset Capital

WatchBox and Luxury Asset Capital’s specialty financial services enable clients to realize a broader range of options for their timepieces. WatchBox, the leading global platform for the buying, selling, and trading of pre-owned luxury timepieces, and Luxury Asset Capital, a leader in the alternative financing market, have partnered to enable WatchBox’s clients to quickly access capital backed by luxury timepieces or other luxury assets held as loan collateral by Luxury Asset Capital. “Our strategy at WatchBox is to deliver a full suite of services for the luxury watch buyer and collector,” said David Kaplan, Chief Marketing Officer for WatchBox. “We buy, …

Continue Reading

We work with UPS ParcelPro. We’re keeping it safe and secure.

We continually look for solutions tailored specifically to the luxury asset industry. We treat your valuables like they were our own.  With as many transactions as we have going back and forth, we make sure that the chance of anything happening to your precious assets is minimal. We take no chances where their safety is concerned. This is why we work with UPS ParcelPro. UPS ParcelPro offers insured shipping solutions to the jewelry, wristwatch, and collectible industries. We’re part of a group of individuals, small and large businesses involved in the manufacture, distribution, wholesale, retail sale of jewelry, wristwatches, collectibles, …

Continue Reading

Our own Richard Shults is a GIA Alumni! (We’re Proud)

Richard Shults is one of our in-house experts. He’s been in the jewelry, watch and diamond business for over 25 years. Richard loves to ski, hike and spend time with his wife Lynn, daughter Katelyn and their dog Willow. His status as an alum of GIA means he’s had the finest training in the world when it comes to diamond testing, valuation, and sales. Go Rich! Understanding gemstones are not cut and dry, going beyond the quality of the gem itself. In a world where gems can more easily be created in a laboratory setting, manmade can masquerade as natural. …

Continue Reading

We are a Part of the Watch Certification Services of America

Mr. Collector, are you sure that Rolex is real? Fake watches have been around almost as long as the genuine ones. But now, enter the “SuperFakes” watches created so that they can sell for a maximum price to unsuspecting collectors or buyers. Fraudsters are getting better and better at this illegal imitation. These SuperFakes are a new breed of fake watch that, thanks to advances in manufacturing and 3D printing, can be indistinguishable from the real thing. These Imposters are made for pennies and can sell for thousands, fooling first-time collectors and experienced resellers alike. For example, the Federation of …

Continue Reading

We’ve Received an Awesome A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau.

Our standing with our clients is extremely important to us. We’re proud to say that we’ve been accredited by the BBB since November of 2017 and are proud to maintain an A+ rating.  Our A+ Rating is based on a 100-point scoring scale the BBB uses to assign letter grade ratings, scoring between 97 and 100. The BBB sets standards for ethical business behavior and monitors compliance. Almost 400,000 Accredited Businesses meet and commit to our high standards. Helps consumers identify trustworthy businesses and those that aren’t, through more than 5 million BBB Business Profiles. Sets standards for and evaluates …

Continue Reading

We use to Entrupy to make sure your luxury handbags are authentic.

Is it really a Prada, Hermes or Louis Vuitton? Or something made in China. In December of 2018 federal agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement executed a search warrant at a Collinsville, AL home and seizing counterfeit merchandise valued more than $500,000. This is just a fraction of the fake handbag trade that occurs in this country. Fakes are getting more realistic and more difficult to spot. While distinguishing a fake from a real handbag used to be a fairly straightforward process, there’s been an explosion of what some are calling “super fakes,” “Triple-A fakes” or “line-for-lines” over the …

Continue Reading

We’re A Platinum Member of The International Watch and Jewelry Guild.

Because the accuracy of our evaluation is paramount and the types of assets we accept are diverse, it is vital that we stay on top of the watch and jewelry industry. Our membership in this organization has helped us stay current. The IWJG deals with a huge roster of asset categories, such as vintage and modern watches, jewelry, diamonds, gold, gems, pens, coins, stamps, clocks, estate jewelry, antique jewelry, entire store stocks, entire manufacturer stocks, and close-out lots. This organization gives us a global perspective on the industry, with over 7,400 members from 72 countries, the International Watch & Jewelry …

Continue Reading

We’re part of 70,000 Businesses Listed in the Jewelers Board of Trade.

We’re not jewelry outsiders. Our membership in the JBT gives us the legitimacy and expertise needed when transacting with other dealers. Specifically, being a member allows us to buy, sell and trade jewelry as a certified jeweler in the trade. The Jewelers Board of Trade is a not-for-profit, member-owned association with over 130 years’ experience delivering commercial credit information, collections, marketing services, and unbiased data and statistics on thousands of retail, wholesale and manufacturing jewelers. The JBT has proven to be an invaluable resource of information about the diamond and jewelry trade. You can turn jewelry or other luxury assets …

Continue Reading

5 Fun Facts about Platinum

Did you know that platinum is among the rarest of precious metals on earthy? Platinum is popular today in jewelry setting in the marketplace. Only about 133 tons of platinum is mined annually and all the platinum in the world (mined to date) is said to be able to fit in the size of an […]

Continue Reading

Pawngo Birthstone Highlight: Opals and Tourmalines

Think of the changing colors of fall and you have the diversity of October’s two unique birthstones, opals and tourmalines. Opals, known for their rainbow quality, usually have a body color of black or white with a kaleidoscope pattern of colors. These gems were first discovered in Australia in the 1850s. Even today, the majority […]

Continue Reading