The Top 10 Most Expensive Diamonds Ever Sold at an Auction

July 15, 2019

Since time immemorial, the diamond has continued to be one of the most sought-after mining products in the world of gemstones. Its rarity, beauty and even its rich ancient history has seen old price records shattered and new records set in all big auctions around the world. A brief look at history shows that diamonds…

Top 10 Most Expensive Fine Watches Ever Sold at Auction

July 1, 2019

There is nothing more fascinating than a mechanical watch, the tiny gears and pulsating mainspring, the craftsmanship and the commitment to engineering excellence. Mechanical watches represent some of the greatest achievements of man in a device small enough to fit in your pocket. No wonder then that the best examples are highly sought after by…

Top 10 pieces of jewellery ever sold at auction

June 15, 2019

Jewellery has represented wealth and sophistication for millennia. The ancient Egyptians used gold to help distinguish the rich and powerful, while the Romans used precious stones to help communicate status and wealth. Today, jewellery is still regarded as the ultimate symbol of wealth. Coloured diamonds are highly coveted by collectors and the historical significance of…

Top 10 fine wine collections ever sold at auction

June 3, 2019

The demand for wine collections of exceptional quality is at an all-time high. There are many wine collectors across the world competing to acquire the rarest wines and most valuable bottles. Although wine auctions were initially a focus for auction houses based in London, over the past 30 years the world has experienced a global…

Investing in Rare Books: What You Should Know

May 19, 2019

Collecting books is primarily undertaken for pleasure, but there are some lucrative investments to be made if you know what to look out for. From first editions to limited runs and signed copies, collecting rare books can become a fascinating hobby. There may be a box of books in the attic with treasure hidden within,…

Rare books: The Collateral in Your Cupboard

May 3, 2019

Literature carries a wealth of knowledge that stretches far beyond the words on the page. Book collectors can range from seasoned collectors with a home collection to expert collectors who actively seek out books to build their collection further. If, for whatever reason, you find yourself in need of additional funds then you might find…

How to invest in Diamonds – what you should know

April 19, 2019

Deciding where to invest your money is one of the most important financial decisions you can make. With the current financial climate, investing in stocks can feel uncertain and investing in goods, particularly luxury goods, can be a great alternative. Diamonds have always been a high-value item and are always in demand. Therefore, investing in…

Antiques and collectables: What should I invest in?

April 3, 2019

  Investing in antiques and collectables can be a rewarding decision, and, what’s more, you can have some good fun along the route to building your collections. Many such investments are ideal decorative pieces for the home or wearable, so you could also benefit immensely from your purchases within your normal daily lifestyle. First off,…

Classic car investment – Which cars hold their value best?

March 19, 2019

The word “investment” is one that’s creeping up more and more often in the classic car world. As modern cars get bigger, uglier, and more complex, the relative simplicity and undeniable beauty of classics becomes even more appealing. But, money spent on the purchase price is never guaranteed when you decide you want to sell…

How to get the best price when Pawning your Classic Car

March 19, 2019

You may have heard the phrase that something is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it. In the world of classic cars, where values seem to fluctuate by the day, that’s very true. While it’s true, that doesn’t mean you’re at the complete mercy of the marketplace when you decide to release…

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