Etcetera’s Beautiful Ruby & Diamond Lattice Necklace

This necklace took over Crimson Garland’s record as the most expensive ruby and diamond necklace sold at auction. In June 2015, it was sold at Christie’s Hong Kong for $12,997,122 to anonymous buyer. This necklace was designed as an articulated brilliant-cut diamond lattice-work band. It centers on a Read More …

10 Things to Know/Do Before Investing in Cryptocurrencies

 “Never Invest in Something You Don’t Understand” This quote is one of the Gems by Warren Buffet and pretty much applies to all investments and across all the times. Without understanding what you are getting into don’t risk your hard-earned money. Get to know the Read More …

How Not to Get Scammed By T.V. Ads for Coins

If there is one story from this week that makes my blood boil is from the Houston Chronicle. They reported that a 72-year old woman was duped by the National Collector’s Mint (NCM) into purchasing $1.3 million in alleged rare coins. The elderly woman, like many other elderly Read More …

History Of The Obverse Silver Eagle Design

The Silver American Eagle is one of the most prolific and successful bullion programs produced by the United States Mint. Silver American Eagles are widely popular and highly collected coins today but their significance is rooted in more than just the sales. There is historical Read More …

Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store

Employees at Manhattan’s J. Birnbach jewelry store made a $5 million mistake last week when they accidentally threw out a trove of the Fifth Avenue retailer’s precious diamonds. Police initially attributed the missing gems — one of which turned out to be worth a cool Read More …

Reality and Myths About Investing in Gold

For a few years now, the public hasn’t focused much on gold prices. However, the recent sabre-rattling in the Korean peninsula has the price fluctuating in every direction attracting renewed interest. So let’s have a look at gold prices, gold as an investment and investments Read More …