Diamond Tips

Diamond Tips All men are created equal but not true with diamonds.  Turns out only 1% of mined diamonds meet the standards for use in jewelry, but sometimes even quality diamonds can be enhanced to make them sparkle as much as possible for sale. Diamonds can receive both permanent and non permanent treatments to improve […]

Ralph Lauren for sale

ralph lauren

Ralph Lauren items wanted Wanted: Ralph Lauren items Recently our Las Vegas estate sales have been yielding a fair amount of Ralph Lauren furnishings, alligator handbags, and significant collectibles. Items range from new, recent, and vintage.  Ralph Lauren Furnishings I actually recall when I first learned that Ralph Lauren was coming out with home furnishings.  […]

Piaget Watches. We buy, sell, consign, and auction

Piaget watch

Piaget Recognized by many, worn by a (happy) few. I remember the first two times I saw a Piaget watch. The first time was on the cover of Town & Country magazine back in the 1980’s. It was a women’s watch covered in marquise Rubys and round diamonds wrapped around a Christmas ornament. I may […]

Lillian Bassman


Lillian Bassman Photography Lillian Bassman was most famous for her black and white photography, geometric placement and camera angles as well as her paintings.  She worked for Harpers Bazaar for almost 20 years where she created the most fashion forward magazine covers of the time. People may not know her name, but her magazine covers […]

Tips for seniors who want to keep their independence

Downsizing Tips For Seniors Downsizing can be a major life change for seniors who want to remain independent, except in the best possible way. Moving into a smaller home brings many benefits, including having less to take care of, less to pay for, and fewer chances of accidents or injury, especially if your new home […]

Insured value and actual value

emerald ring

Why is insured value important vs retail value? You likely have appraisals for most or all of your most important jewelry. They include the details of each piece; total carat weight of diamonds, carat weight of other stones, type of gold (14k, 18k), dimensions of larger stones, sometimes the origin of stones, and some type […]

Schonbek Las Vegas

We know Schonbek. We are familiar with the speciality lighting firm Schonbek. From their vintage chandeliers to their modern lines such as Di Vinci, Equinoxe, Quantum, Refrax, Riviera and more.  There’s a large, nationwide, and even worldwide market for chandeliers of all sizes and types (vintage, colored, flush mount, traditional, etc) including Las Vegas. Some […]

Cartier Love Bracelet


Cartier Love Bracelet (old vs new) Q: Whats one way to tell the age of a Cartier “Love” bracelet? A: The screw system is different. Before 2011 or after? The Cartier Love collection is one of the most desired collections since it’s inception in 1969 by Aldo Cipullo. The simple design with exposed screw motif […]

Rolex Sky Dweller

Rolex watch

The Rolex Sky-Dweller For World Travelers The watch for the well traveled Rolex Sky-Dweller The Rolex Sky-Dweller was created in 2012 and targeted for the businessman who travels. It’s one of Rolex’s most complex watches, but it’s high sophistication sets it apart from Rolex’s other sporty styles, because face it, Rolex was meant for being […]

David Yurman


David Yurman Jewelry While at The Forum Shops at Ceasars Palace recently I was so excited with what I saw displayed in the David Yurman windows.  I always thought of casual jewelry made of sterling silver, semi precious stones, and small amounts of white gold when I thought of David Yurman but turn out this […]