Entries by Watch & Wares

Before You Sell Your Diamond Jewelry, Here’s What To Know About Natural Diamonds

The debate surrounding natural diamonds and lab-grown diamonds has become more intense than ever, with staunch advocates on both sides. While each has its own benefits and drawbacks, including value, ethics, and environmental impact, natural diamonds are still the most prevalent type of diamond in jewelry by far. If you’re planning to sell diamond jewelry, […]

Sell Your Luxury Items Smarter by Knowing These Essential Jewelry Terms

If you’re seeking to sell luxury items, whether to make extra cash or simply declutter your jewelry box, it’s important to have a basic understanding of essential jewelry terms. Knowing the terminology surrounding your accessories can help you present them accurately to potential buyers and know the fair value of your luxury items. If you’re […]

Want To Know If Your Luxury Pre-Owned Prada Handbag Is the Real Deal?

With a combination of timeless styles and trendy pieces, as well as its reputation for quality, it’s no surprise that Prada is a highly sought-after brand. However, with the recent rise in popularity of luxury pre-owned designer handbags, it’s important to be cautious and do your research to ensure you’re not buying or selling a […]

How To Check Your Used Luxury Hermès Handbag for Authenticity

Luxury handbags are highly coveted items for many fashion enthusiasts, and none are more sought after or difficult to find than Hermès bags. With a notorious quota system and the infamous “Hermès game,” it can be virtually impossible to buy an Hermès bag brand new from the boutique, driving many to purchase them secondhand, despite […]

The Essential History of Pre-Owned Jewelry

Thrifting and sustainable shopping have become more popular than ever in 2024, from thrift-flipping clothing to buying secondhand designer accessories. Pre-owned jewelry is especially sustainable and beautiful, as each piece has a rich history and tells a unique story about the life it’s lived.  If you own vintage or antique jewelry you’re ready to part […]