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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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
October is one of the few lucky months with two beautiful birthstones associated with it. Opal, with its stunning array of colors and opalescence effect, and pink tourmaline with its bright, stunning color make a wonderful month for those born in October. Beverly Loan Company, a luxury pawnshop in the heart of Beverly Hills, has […]
Sapphires in all of their glorious shades and colors have long been associated with those born in September. The GIA trained loan officer’s at Beverly Loan Company are intimately familiar with corundum in all of its forms, specifically sapphires. While it’s not known exactly when or why this stone became identified with September, there are […]
Luxury collateral lender, Beverly Loan Company, specializes on loans against high-end, complicated timepieces. One of the more traditional, visually pleasing features is the Moonphase. A moonphase watch tracks the current phase of the moon as it appears in the sky. The entire cycle of the moon takes 29 ½ days, roughly the average span of […]
Beverly Loan Company, also known as the Pawnshop to the Stars, makes loans on many luxury items, however, one of the most interesting items they accept as collateral is fine artwork. Working exclusively with modern and contemporary art, the collateral lender sees many genres of art, particularly Pop Art. The “Pop Art” movement, as it’s […]
Beverly Loan Company is a high-end collateral lender that has been in Beverly Hills, California for over 75 years and has decades of experience with all styles of jewelry – including earrings of all types and eras. Decorations for the ears is one of the principal styles of jewelry and has been around for over […]
When talking in terms of fine watches many expressions may be thrown around that some people might find unfamiliar. Chronograph is a recognizable term, but this complication may not be all that familiar to every watch owner. The experts at Beverly Loan Company, the premier pawnshop in Beverly Hills, have decades of experience with fine […]
While there are millions of sports collectors, enthusiasts and fanatics around the world, there are not many who can claim they have the “most expensive” piece of memorabilia. Those lucky few who have had their hands on rare and important sports objects have made hundreds of thousands, if not millions at auction. Beverly Loan Company, […]
Arguably the most common jewelry worn worldwide, a quick look at the history of the necklace shows us how this popular item has evolved over the course of thousands of years. Los Angeles’ luxury pawnshop, Beverly Loan Company, specializes on collateral based loans on gold and diamond jewelry, including necklaces from vintage 19th century Cartier […]
A fine art print is an authorized copy of original artwork created either by the artist themselves or a skilled craftsman. Even though these prints are not the “original” piece of art and exist in multiples, they can be considered works of art in their own right. Prints are often a way for artists to […]
Beverly Hill’s longest operating pawnshop, Beverly Loan Company, was opened in 1938 by the current owner Jordan Tabach-Bank’s maternal grandfather. The luxury collateral lender makes more pawn loans against engagement, wedding, and anniversary rings than arguably any other type of jewelry. The rings are typically brought in for a collateral loan, however, the high-end pawn […]
If you are looking into pawning a watch, the loan officers at Beverly Loan Company, the leading luxury collateral lender in California, specialize in high-end timepieces. When looking to loan against a watch, Beverly Loan looks for coveted timepieces, taking into account complications, precious metals (including gold or platinum), condition, box and papers, and current […]
A luxury collateral lender like Beverly Loan Company often sees high-end and rare stones, including colored diamonds and expensive gemstones that are GIA certified. Most people think of rubies, sapphires, and emeralds when the term “gemstones” is mentioned, however gemologists know that there are thousands of unique, beautiful, and expensive colored stones around the world. […]
The loan officers at Beverly Loan Company, the famous luxury pawnshop in Beverly Hills, are often asked about the gold content of their jewelry. While many people are familiar with the concept of 10k, 14k, 18k, and 22k gold, they might lack the knowledge of what these stamps mean for the jewelry they wear. Beverly […]
Whether you’re looking to purchase your first Rolex or your tenth, sometimes it can be hard to decide which model will work best for your lifestyle and needs. Beverly Loan Company not only makes pawn loans on luxury Rolex watches, but also buys and resells to the elite of Los Angeles. While almost everyone has […]
Diamonds come in many different varieties, and Beverly Loan Company has seen every type of diamond – in every shape and every color. You may not be aware that that diamonds come in blue, green, pink and red, or that they can be cut into various shapes. Most people know of the “4 C’s”, which […]
While the recent success of TV shows like Pawn Stars and Hardcore Pawn have brought the pawnbroking world into the mainstream, many people still associate pawnshops with stolen goods or greedy shoppers. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, pawnshops are licensed by federal, state, and local law; these highly regulated businesses offer […]
Beverly Loan Company, commonly referred to as the Pawnshop to the Stars, is the longest standing pawnshop in Beverly Hills, specializing in pawn loans against gold, diamonds, jewelry and fine watches. This collateral lending institution has also made thousands of pawn loans on exceptional pieces of memorabilia in the past 75 years. While the majority […]
There are many reasons why a person would need to obtain a collateral loan on their fine art – and Beverly Loan Company, Los Angeles’ premier pawnshop, has heard almost all of them. With an ever fluctuating art market it can be difficult for some collectors to find an immediate buyer, and usually when a […]
Beverly Loan, Beverly Hills’ premier pawnshop, makes collateral based loans on preowned jewelry from all time periods. Often the terms vintage, estate and antique are used interchangeably; however, in the jewelry industry there can be significant differences between the three expressions – and considerable price differences. Estate jewelry is defined as jewelry that has been […]
Just like Beverly Loan Company stands out as the paramount luxury collateral lender, LVMH stands out as the most successful luxury retail conglomerate in the world. Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessey, or LVMH, is a luxury goods corporation that has about 60 sub companies; all of which are high-end retail brands. It was created due to […]
Beverly Loan Company specializes in large collateral loans against luxury, high-end watches from reputable and desirable watchmakers. Audemars Piguet is easily one of the most luxurious and sought after watch brands in the world. The company was founded by two watchmakers in 1875, Jules Louis Audemars and Edward Auguste Piguet who had a goal to […]
At Beverly Loan Company, Pawnshop to the Stars, we see some of the most spectacular diamonds and precious stones in the world. The most popular and famous gemstones – sapphires, rubies, and emeralds – are called “The Big Three” in the industry, due to their beauty, color, and historical significance. And while our borrowers certainly […]
When most people buy a piece of diamond jewelry, they look for the best deal, or the lowest price; however many overlook quality and condition of their pieces, and discover years later that their jewelry does not have the value that they expected. For an item to hold its value, it has to have to […]
Beverly Loan Company, a pillar of the Beverly Hills community, was coined by the media as the “Pawn Shop to the Stars” when Louis Zimmelman, its founder, began catering to the Hollywood elite and the name has stuck ever since. Beverly Loan Company, a family business, was established in 1938 as the only pawnshop in […]
In the luxurious and high-end world of Beverly Hills, it can be difficult to find a good “deal”, whether you’re looking for jewelry, watches, art or handbags. Beverly Loan Company is a hidden gem on North Beverly Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard where savvy jewelry lovers shop. Beverly Loan Company is an upscale pawnshop that […]
There is a small group of artists that have claimed the title of a “household name artist”, an artist that almost everyone has heard of – an artist that is so well known that you can see his or her art in your head by just the mention of a name. Van Gogh, Picasso, Da […]
Beverly Loan Company is the oldest and most esteemed pawnshop in the famous 90210 zip code; an upscale lender that exceeds the high expectations and standards that come with the Beverly Hills name. So what is the difference between a pawnshop located in the country’s most recognizable zip code and an everyday storefront pawnshop that […]
Luxurious, impeccably crafted high-end jewelry is where Beverly Loan Company excels. Cartier is a jewelry house that leads the industry in terms of creativity, quality, and longevity – and an obvious favorite for the loan officers at Beverly Loan. Cartier was founded by Louis-Francois Cartier in Paris, France in 1847, and his son Alfred took […]
Beverly Loan Company has been in business in Beverly Hills for over 76 years and has had the privilege to loan against and purchase some very important jewelry tied to Hollywood. From vintage diamond jewelry used in big motion pictures, to custom signed pieces created to honor a famous celebrity – the expert gemologists at […]
Art Basel is a Miami based annual event that allows galleries, collectors, museum directors, curators and artists to gather and appreciate modern and contemporary artwork. This event is one of the most respected in the art world, where art lovers party, speculate, and appreciate both established and up and coming artists. Beverly Loan Company makes […]
Most consumers think that a diamond is a diamond – with no thoughts of diamond treatments, synthetics, or even imitations. In the diamond trade, it’s incredibly important to know exactly what to look for, as to not get duped into purchasing something that is not what is represented. “For a pawnshop, it’s very important to […]
Many first time clients of Beverly Loan Company are new to the idea of “pawning,” and have a lot of questions regarding the process and working with a pawnshop. In addition to the FAQ page, this guide will walk you through the process step-by-step of making a pawn loan for the first time. Call or […]
The name Beverly Loan Company is eternally associated with Beverly Hills and its equally famous zip code. The area now known as Beverly Hills started when developers purchased a farm in hopes of finding oil on the land. When this failed these developers organized the Rodeo Land & Water Company and renamed the property “Beverly […]
Beverly Loan Company, or the “Pawnshop to the Stars” as it has been nicknamed by the media, has seen many different kinds of memorabilia come through its doors in the past 75 years, but some pieces are more valuable and exciting than others. Game-worn signed jerseys and bats, World Series trophies, and Olympic medals are […]
In the offices of Beverly Loan Company, located on Santa Monica Blvd in Beverly Hills, loan officers have been making collateral loans on luxury watches, diamonds, jewelry, artwork and memorabilia for over 75 years. They have a knowledgeable and skillful staff, which means it is easy for a loan officer to quickly and accurately identify […]
Beverly Loan Company is proud to make collateral loans against rare high-end handbags. While the world of luxury bags has been around for decades, the demand for valuable, quality handbags has reached an all-time high. Beverly Loan recognizes that handbags are not just purchased as a fashion accessory anymore, but as an investment piece, which […]
When Beverly Loan Company was founded in 1938, it was the only pawn shop in Beverly Hills. Today there are over 20 pawn operations in this city of less than 6 square miles. With so many options, how does a potential borrower know which pawn shop they can rely upon? Below are questions one might […]
Beverly Loan Company, or “Pawnshop to the Stars”, is primarily known for making pawn loans to those who need it in the Southern California area – and they’ve been doing it for 76 years. But what most people don’t know is that Beverly Loan also has a thriving retail showroom for dealers in the industry […]
Beverly Loan Company, the upscale pawnshop residing in Beverly Hills, has been making contemporary and modern art loans to the Hollywood’s elite for more than 75 years. Pablo Picasso, Jean Miro, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jean-Michael Basquiat, and Damien Hirst are just a few of the household name artists, whose works are pawned on a […]
Beverly Loan Company purchases and makes loans on contemporary art of all kinds, and prides themselves on the ability to work with a variety of medium, ranging from canvas to sculpture. Beverly Loan Company takes every precaution to store valuable art prints and paintings so they’ll be in the same condition as when they were […]
Beverly Loan Company has made pawn loans on hundreds of different watch models, but the most we see by far are watches from Rolex. Whether a borrower brings in a Submariner, a Daytona, a GMT or a President, Beverly Loan has the expertise to assign a competitive value to their watch. While Beverly Loan makes […]
Beverly Loan Company, recognized as the most upscale pawnshop in the United States, prides itself on their strict security and customer confidentiality. Walking through the doors, you’ll immediately notice the armed security guard behind bullet proof glass. There are also private offices in the impressive renovated space, located in the Bank of American Building in […]
Acquiring a timepiece, whether you are an experienced purchaser of watches or not, can be somewhat puzzling, but it is important to know the basics of a timepiece.
p>The public’s fascination with the pawn business has grown significantly in the past few years, in part due to the success of such shows as “Pawn Stars”, “Hardcore Pawn” and “Final Offer”, and in part due to the dwindling stigma that pawn shops only cater to the poor and desperate. While collateral lenders may be […]
On July 16th Jordan Tabach-Bank, owner and CEO, of Beverly Loan Company, spoke at the National Pawnbrokers Association annual Pawn Expo. He was joined by Seth Gold, star of Hardcore Pawn, and Lauren Kaminsky, of EZ Pawn. The purpose of the seminar was to instruct other pawnbrokers on how to speak to the media and […]
p>At Beverly Loan Company, we make pawn loans against all types of diamonds and colored stones, some of our most beautiful and treasured pieces are fancy colored diamonds. Not only are colored diamonds more popular than ever, but they are so rare in nature that they have even been dubbed “Miracle Diamonds”. Fancy colored diamonds […]
For over 75 years, Beverly Loan Company has had unique or even one-of-a-kind collateral come through its doors, and it occasionally uses auction houses to assist in the authentication and valuation of these exceptional items. There are many reputable auction houses in the United States and abroad that Beverly Loan continually remains in contact with. […]
p>When you are shopping for fine jewelry, there are many things to look for to ensure you are getting your money’s worth, and one of the most important indicators of quality can be the maker’s signature. Iconic brands including Cartier, Tiffany & Co, Chopard, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Bulgari are prime examples of this: […]
When you are in the market to buy a luxury watch, one of the most important indicators of quality is the maker’s signature. High-end brands like Patek Philippe, Cartier, Audemars Piguet, IWC, and Hublot all use signatures on their watches. A signature is a stamp often found both on the dial of the watch and […]
February 17, 2013 marks Beverly Loan Company’s 75th year as Beverly Hills’s most exclusive collateral lender. The upscale pawn shop has become a go-to resource for the elite 90210 community seeking large collateral loans on gold, diamonds, jewelry, watches, fine art and memorabilia. To celebrate this landmark anniversary, CEO Jordan Tabach-Bank announced the company’s expansion […]
The art world is experiencing a boom right now with prices higher than ever. According to the New York Times, art sales at galleries and auction houses in New York alone have reached an estimated $8 billion a year. Modern contemporary art is especially popular and the wealthy are paying what some feel are ridiculous […]
Jordan Tabach-Bank of Beverly Loan was interviewed for radio broadcast of American Public Media’s Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal.
When it comes to purchasing memorabilia, Beverly Loan Company provides expertise in high end memorabilia and collectibles.
Jordan Tabach-Bank, Beverly Loan Company’s CEO, co-sponsored a fundraising event for City Controller and Mayoral Candidate Wendy Greuel on Tuesday November 27, 2012. The event was a smashing success and Greuel was very appreciative to have Tabach-Bank, a board member of the California Pawnbrokers Association, in her corner. Tabach-Bank explained, “Wendy Greuel truly appreciates […]
End-of-year and holiday expenses can provide challenges for small and medium sized businesses. From year-end bonuses to holiday employee parties and client gift-giving, this time of year can strain the budgets of the most fiscally responsible companies. Collateral loans can be a viable solution, and many turn to collateral lenders in the absence of traditional […]
Beverly Loan Company is a leading buyer of Rolex watches. When you decide to sell your Rolex watch, it is imperative that you conduct business with a reputable company with proven expertise in authenticating and valuing luxury timepieces. In anticipation for the holiday season, Beverly Loan Company has purchased and loaned against a record number […]
The owners of Beverly Loan will open a new location in the International Gem Tower in New York City’s Diamond District in spring 2013. The New York branch of the company will be called New York Loan Co., and will be headed by Jordan Tabach-Bank, president and CEO of Beverly Loan Co.
Jordan delivered a one-hour talk to the industry’s leading pawnbrokers on the secrets to Beverly Loan’s success.
The art world has gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to reality television. There are shows pitting artists against each other in creative contests and shows infiltrating the rarified society of the gallery world, but what about the real public drama of visual art, the buying and selling, auction bidding, and […]
There were some ups and downs on this week’s show, the final one of the season. A man brought in a Superman costume allegedly worn by George Reeves in the original 1950’s television show The Adventures of Superman. He had recently bought it at an auction for $1,700 and aggressively insisted that it was now […]
p>Jordan stole the show this week by doing something incredibly generous. A woman came in to sell a few items that had belonged to her father in order to help pay for her young daughter’s education. The items were awesome props from the iconic film The Blues Brothers, a 1980 musical comedy starring John Belushi […]
There were a few difficult sellers on this week’s episode. It made for some tough negotiations, but it also gave the dealers a chance to shine, and show that dealing is what they do best. Generally, it was not Jordan’s week, but not for a lack of trying!
A woman this week brought in a flower dress worn by Marilyn Monroe. Monroe wore the dress during the filming of Something’s Gotta Give in May 1962. Monroe died three months later, and the film was never completed. She waited to visit Jordan last, after rejecting the other dealers’ offers, knowing that Jordan regularly buys […]
This week on Final Offer, a husband and wife brought in a guitar owned by Kurt Cobain and played by Cobain during Nirvana’s first major tour in 1989. Jordan didn’t get a chance to make an offer on the item and it was sold to another buyer for $10,500. In the end though, the owner likely regretted his choice as Jordan said that he would have easily paid $25,000 for it knowing that similar guitars have recently sold for $100,000.
Jordan Tabach-Bank’s recent feature in Interview Magazine.
p>By Anna Chan How much would you pay for a piece of music history? Four of the country’s top experts on collectibles got to ask themselves that question when one of Nirvana rocker Kurt Cobain’s smashed guitars went up for sale, and Discovery’s new show “Final Offer” was there to capture the bidding. Discovery shared […]
Jordan made his debut on the new Discovery Channel show “Final Offer” last night. He got the first deal of the show – convincing Billy Mason and his wife Kelly to part with three NASCAR racecar hoods for $4,250.
‘Final Offer’ on Discovery Looks at Memorabilia Sales
p>Sellers go head to head with 4 shrewd dealers to sell their treasures for the best price. But there’s a catch: pass on an offer and they can’t go back. Tonight: a king’s solid gold swordhandle, NASCAR hoods, Babe’s baseball and more.
Buying and selling may seem like simple tasks, but when it comes to valuable antiques and rare collectibles, the stakes are higher than ever. In Discovery’s new series hosted by Michael Kalish, FINAL OFFER, Jacob Chait, Patrick Painter, Billy Roland and Jordan Tabach-Bank, four of the country’s smartest , shrewdest and most successful dealers will […]
Pawn Shop To the Stars owner featured in high stakes bidding television series FINAL OFFER
When it comes to securing a pawn loan on high-end or luxury items, savvy consumers provide more information about their collateral than one might think.
The premier collateral pawn shop lender in Beverly Hills’ prestigious 90210 zip code, Beverly Loan Company reports that high end collateral loans for contemporary art such as Warhol, Hockney, and Chagall as well as celebrity memorabilia are at unprecedented levels.
The premier collateral lender in Beverly Hills’ prestigious 90210 zip code, Beverly Loan Company launches a new website.
The 2007 financial crisis, which led to the weakening of global economies and the loss of 8 million jobs in 2008 and 2009 in the United States, tightened the availability of credit for consumers and small businesses. Since the crisis, the unemployment rate in the United States has remained stubbornly high and the economic […]
As the premier pawnbroker in California’s prestigious 90210 zip code, Beverly Loan Company has been catering to the business needs of celebrities, influential executives, socialites and other Hollywood power players since 1938. The flourishing family-owned business is situated in the heart of Beverly Hills on the third floor of the Bank of American Building and […]
Like a winning contestant on a game show, Michelle Dayrit exclaimed with joy as a gold dealer told her what he’d pay for her old gold jewelry. “Oh my God! Are you serious? I can’t believe it! “I was hoping for $100,” said the San Francisco State University junior, whose necklace, watch and rings brought […]