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Whether you inherited gold items from a loved one or splurged on yourself once upon a time, you may be interested in parting with a few pieces of jewelry. When you’re getting ready to sell your gold jewelry, one of the first things you need to do is ensure the jewelry is made from real gold, not just fool’s gold. While you can’t tell at first glance whether a ring, necklace, or bracelet is real gold, you can try a few at-home tests to confirm your suspicions.

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If you weren’t a stamp collector before inheriting a whole collection, you might be quite unfamiliar with the world of philately. Luckily, several resources are available to help you navigate the process of collecting and managing stamps. Here’s everything you need to know about valuing and selling your inherited stamp collection.

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Who said you have to propose with a diamond engagement ring? The love you share with your future spouse is unique, and your proposal should reflect this special bond. As you prepare to get down on one knee, don’t be swayed by societal pressures to purchase a diamond ring if you feel it doesn’t best represent the journey you and your partner have gone through together. Instead, consider proposing with one of these great alternatives to a traditional engagement ring.

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If you’ve recently inherited a rare coin collection from a family member or close friend, you may be feeling overwhelmed right now by the task at hand. You did not intentionally become a coin collector and do not plan on pursuing this hobby in the future, so now you have to sell items you know little about. Fortunately, you are not alone. As experienced coin buyers in MA, we can help you organize and value your old estate coin collection. Follow these tips for preparing your coins for sale.

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Have you recently inherited a silver tea set from your great-grandmother or purchased one from a yard sale or flea market? Perhaps, you were told the set is real silver, but you have your doubts. We can help you assuage these worries with a few techniques for determining the authenticity of your antique silver tea set.

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The presence of digital currency has taken over, and for those fascinated by the ambiance of collecting and selling old rare coins or paper currency, you should definitely stock up on all you can find. If you’re fascinated with collecting paper money, odds are you have a few tricks up your sleeve to handle and care for your collection. Every notaphilist knows that if you want your collection efforts to last a long time, adequate storage and care are the first steps you should take. 

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Maybe you’ve gotten tired of the design and want something that works better with a new style you’re trying out. Or perhaps you just want to see how much you can get for the bag that’s been sitting in your closet for a few months with no use. Either way, pricing your Louis Vuitton product can be confusing, with all the many ways your item can appreciate and depreciate. This guide can help you identify the value of some Louis Vuitton items to help you decide what to do with your products.

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What do you get for the woman who dedicated her life to raising you? Your mother deserves only the best — whether that’s the best luxury handbag or the finest piece of gold jewelry. If you’re experiencing a cash-strapped year, don’t worry! You can still give your mom the perfect gift without going over your budget! This Mother’s Day, consider shopping at your local pawn shop in Massachusetts. At The Jewelers & Loan Co., we offer great prices on the items moms love most.

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Many brides and grooms-to-be fall prey to the marketing scheme that they must pay at least two months’ salary on a new diamond engagement ring. By believing this sentiment, they may be forced to go into debt or settle for a ring that they only sort of like.

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Losing a loved one is never easy. It can be even harder when their items have been passed down to you. These pieces of jewelry may stir up a whirlwind of emotions or memories. To help you through the grieving process, you may have decided to part with the jewelry. Or, perhaps you’ve decided to store it away for safekeeping. In either case, you need to know the true value of these pieces. By getting the jewelry professionally appraised, you can sell your inherited jewelry for the right amount or get it properly insured.

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