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Brazen and Bold Quotes by Innovator Damien Hirst
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Artist Damien Hirst shot like a meteor to fame in the early 1990s as one of a group of ambitious art students who formed the core of the Young British Artists group (YBAs) alongside Tracey Emin, Sarah Lucas and Gavin Turk. Hirst, a conceptual artist, gained critical acclaim with his famous fourteen-foot tiger shark preserved […]

The Worlds Most Expensive Photographs
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When people think of the world’s most valuable pieces of artwork, they typically think of artists like Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, Damien Hirst, or Pablo Picasso. However, those who work with art know that photography can have a large impact in the art world. Beverly Loan Company both purchases and offers collateral based loans on […]

Jewelry Spotlight: Mikimoto
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Posted in: Jewelry

Pearl strand necklaces in the 1950’s, long art deco lariats in the 1920s, and royalty in elaborate pearl parure’s; None of these jewelry trends would have been possible without Mikimoto Kokichi, who created the first cultured pearl and launched the pearl jewelry industry. The name Mikimoto is synonymous with high-end, quality pearls that are regularly […]

Interesting Facts about Cartier Watches
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Cartier has a long and detailed history spanning over a century and is one of the more common brands seen at Beverly Loan Company, a luxury pawn shop located in Beverly Hills. Cartier started as a prestigious jeweler and expanded to high-end watches shortly thereafter. The company has celebrated many horological milestones: Cartier invented the […]

The Secret Stamp Only Hermès Connoisseurs Know
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Beyond the bevy of buttery and exotic leather options, the rainbow spectrum of color choices and the impeccable Hermès craftsmanship behind every Birkin bag lies a secret language. If you aren’t already familiar, Hermès employs a hush-hush mode of communication to mark the bags specifically designed for top collectors and VIP clientele. Legendary actress and […]

The wealthy are using pawn shops to finance their business ideas
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Wealthy people looking to fund new ventures are turning to their Rolexes and art collections as collateral for quick and easy loans from high-end pawn shops. Business owners say the trend points less to financial distress and more to customers eager to seize money-making opportunities. Wealthy people looking to fund new ventures are turning to […]

Stunning Sapphires - The Best in the World
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As long as man has been finding gemstones, cutting gemstones, and using gemstones as decoration, sapphires have been among the most desired. Best known for their deep dark blue color, many people don’t know that sapphires come in every color of the rainbow. Green, yellow, white, pink, purple, red (rubies), and even in stunning combinations. […]

Birkin Bags – The World’s Most Expensive & Exclusive
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Since the creation of the Birkin Bag in 1984 it has become a status symbol and coveted possession to the lucky owners who’ve managed to purchase one. The famous Hermès bag is constantly seen on the streets of Beverly Hills where Beverly Loan Company, coined Pawnshop to the Stars, has been located for over 78 […]

Skateboard Decks and Famous Artists
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Beverly Loan Company, the luxury lender of Beverly Hills, offers pawn loans on contemporary and modern art – including skateboard decks by the world’s best artists. Fine art decks are starting to command unbelievable prices. Artists like Banksy, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey and Takashi Murakami all have limited edition skateboard decks that have sold for […]

Wild Beasts: The History of Fauvism
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Posted in: Fine Art

Turn of the century Paris was an incredible environment to be a burgeoning, experimental, contemporary artist. The traditional style of studied, realistic history painting had been rebelliously shattered by the Impressionists shifting, light-filled, plein-air compositions. Continuing this philosophy of pictorial representation, a group of artists began to employ dynamic, bold colors to describe light and […]