Category : Blog

Fashion Trends: Choker Necklaces
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Choker necklaces are a trend that cuts across many cultures and class lines. Centuries before chokers were donned by the celebrities and fashionistas of today, women in ancient civilizations wore them to protect the neck, a very important and vulnerable part of the body. Women from the Sumer Empire in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt, for […]

The History of Cartier Watches
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Posted in: Blog, Watches

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 […]

Van Cleef & Arpels - The Mystery Setting
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The history of the mystery setting is just a tad longer than the history of Beverly Loan Company; While Beverly Loan was the first luxury pawn shop, Van Cleef & Arpels was the first to patent and implement the mystery setting. Mystery settings, or invisible settings, offers the viewer an unobstructed view of the gemstones. […]

Blue Diamonds - What You Should Know
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With popularity on the rise for fancy colored diamonds, Beverly Loan Company has seen a large increase in stunning blue diamonds coming in for a collateral loan. Many of their clients have shown a rising interest in collecting, selling or obtaining a short-term collateral loan against blue diamonds. Below you will find a quick guide […]

Artist Spotlight: Hockney
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Posted in: Blog, Fine Art

Considered one of the most influential artists in the 20th century, David Hockney’s art of Los Angeles swimming pools and photo collages are highly coveted and sell for incredible prices at auction. Beverly Loan Company, who are LA natives in their own right, offer collateral based loans and outright purchases of David Hockney artwork. Born […]

Van Cleef and Arpels’ Iconic Motif  – The Alhambra
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Posted in: Blog, Jewelry

The four leaf clover shape is a symbol representing luck, fortune, and health – and is the signature shape for luxury jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels. Inspired by the Quatrefoil, a medieval era architectural element, the motif was introduced in 1968 and the collection was named The Alhambra. Luxury California pawnshop, Beverly Loan Company, […]

Jewelry History – Bracelets and Bangles
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Posted in: Blog, Jewelry

Bracelets and bangles have been popular as long as humans have been decorating themselves. Beverly Loan Company, a pawnshop in the heart of famous Beverly Hills, offers collateral loans on luxury jewelry including many variations of the bracelet. The family run company consistently works with items like Cartier love bracelets, diamond tennis bracelet’s and vintage […]

Holiday Gifts at Beverly Loan
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With the holiday season underway, you may want to consider beginning your search for holiday gifts at Beverly Loan Company. While BLC is primarily known as a collateral lender and purchaser of fine jewelry, diamonds and watches, they also sell to the public at large at heavily discounted prices. Located on Little Santa Monica Blvd. […]

Exploring the World’s Most Expensive Wine
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Posted in: Assets, Blog

One of the most unique and unexpected items that luxury pawnshop Beverly Loan Company accepts as collateral is fine wine. Specializing in such a rare form of collateral has even attracted media attention from Reuters and NPR. There are a few select wines that continue to top the list of the finest wines and these […]

The Origins of the Patek Philippe Nautilus
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To many watch lovers and collectors, the Patek Philippe Nautilus is a highly coveted and desired timepiece. Beverly Loan Company, a high-end pawn shop in the heart of Beverly Hills, understands the lore of the coveted watch and has the expertise to not only purchase or sell the Nautilus, but also loan against it. Below […]