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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 […]

Van Cleef and Arpels’ Iconic Motif  – The Alhambra
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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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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. […]

The History of Earrings
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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 […]

Quick History of the Necklace
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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 […]

The History of Diamond Engagement Rings
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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 […]

What Does 18k Mean? Beverly Loan Explains Gold Content in Jewelry
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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 […]

Estate, Vintage, or Antique Jewelry? How to Tell the Difference
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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 […]

Buying Diamond and Fashion Jewelry
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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 – Pawn Shop to the Stars
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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 […]

Retail at Beverly Loan Company – Luxury Shopping at a Discount
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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 […]

Hollywood Jewelry
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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 […]

Memorabilia & Jewelry – Beverly Loan Company
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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 […]

Comments Off on Stunning Jewelry and Luxury Watches at Beverly Loan Company
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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 […]

Why Should You Buy Signed Jewelry?
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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: […]