Category: Jewelry

Timeless Cameo Jewelry

Category: Jewelry, Gold, Vintage, Diamonds Published on 04 Jan, 2014

Above is a picture of a few beautiful cameo brooches Wilshire Coin possesses, made in the late 1800’s thru the early 1900’s, Victorian / Art Deco Era. These small pieces of art are not only lovely to look at, but bring you back to a classic period of time and beauty. Cameos are works of […]

Yellow Diamond in the Light

Category: Jewelry, Gold, Designer, Diamonds, Other Rare Stones Published on 21 Nov, 2013
Yellow Diamond Ring

Like a crystallized sun-drop, this 5.44 carat Fancy Yellow Diamond is enchanting beyond words. Custom designed, the massive stone was brought to life when an 18kt yellow gold border was added to accentuate its natural, undeniable beauty. Afterwards, the stone found its home mounted upon a platinum band, adorned in diamonds endless. This diamond has […]

Vintage is the New Old

Category: Uncategorized, Jewelry, Gold, Silver, Designer, Vintage, Tiffany & Co., Flatware, Diamonds, Other Rare Stones Published on 04 Nov, 2013
Cartier S & P Shakers

These are our Vintage Octagonal Silver & Gold Gilded Cartier Salt & Pepper shakers! How do you know which are for pepper and which are for salt you ask? Here’s a quick tip: Pepper shakers have larger holes than do salt shakers. Therefore, the 4 with the gold-gilded tops are for pepper and the 4 silver […]

Jewelry’s Secret Powers

Category: Uncategorized, Jewelry, Gold, Silver, Designer, Diamonds, Other Rare Stones Published on 01 Oct, 2013
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Today, jewelry is created and worn all over the world containing almost every type of stone, gem, or crystal possibly imagined.  What becomes interesting, however, is the covert meaning and significance behind rare stones and crystals. Ancient doctors, as well as present day practitioners, believe certain stones and crystals to have healing qualities inherent in […]

Bring Home the Silver! #WCWednesdays

Category: Coins, Coins, Facts, For Sale, Silver, #WCWednesday Published on 25 Sep, 2013
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This handsome stack of coins is comprised of twenty silver German 10 Marks. They were made to commemorate the 1972 Olympics in Munich. The reverse design shows a stylized German eagle. Keep in mind that these Olympics occurred when there were two Germanys- an East and West. Munich is in the West, and the first […]

Gemology at its Finest

Category: Coins, Facts, Jewelry, Gold, Silver, Designer, Vintage, Currency, Facts, Traveling, Trading, Tiffany & Co., Flatware, Flatware, Diamonds Published on 24 Sep, 2013
Mark examining a diamond

This week, I was privileged to interview Mark Ebert, Wilshire Coin’s expert gemologist! Here are some questions and answers about his life: Q: How long have you been in the jewelry business? A: “Since 1973 — 40 years.” Q: What got you started? A: “I took a job at King Jewelers in New Castle Pennsylvania, […]

Champagne & Shopping… Hmmm

Category: Uncategorized, Gold, Silver, Designer, Vintage, Tiffany & Co., Flatware Published on 17 Sep, 2013
Tiffany's

Last Night, Tiffany & Co. hosted her 30 year Anniversary Celebration for the Atlas Collection!  I could not help from drooling over all the immaculate jewelry inside this Beverly Hills, Tiffany & Co. location.  Here are some pictures of how the night went: Champagne & Hors D’oeuvres Glorious Titanium Tiffany   Famous Blogger, Song of […]

A Picture Speaks $1,000 Words

Category: Gold, Silver, Designer, Tiffany & Co. Published on 13 Sep, 2013
Tiffany & Co. life...

  I think the picture speaks for itself.. Can’t wait to upload these goodies to eBay next week!  Stay posted: www.stores.ebay.com/wilshirecoin Tweet us! @wilshirecoin And if your feeling really awesome, follow our Instagram account: @wcjewelry   Have a bright and shiny day! Sincerely, WCE  

Whatchoo Token About?

Category: Coins, Numismatics, Coins, Facts, Vintage, Around the Store Published on 13 Sep, 2013
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  Today I had a chance to sit down with Tom, our resident Civil War Token expert, to chat about his area of expertise. He had a lot to share about the subject! Civil War tokens are tokens that were privately minted between 1861 and 1864. Tom informed me that they were not official currency- […]

Gold for your Soul

Category: Jewelry, Gold, Silver, Designer, Flatware, Flatware Published on 10 Sep, 2013
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  Look at this stunning Christolfe Malmaison Gold Electroplate Silverware Set! The set includes 8 individual forks, 8 salad forks, 8 teaspoons, 8 oval soup spoons, and 8 hollow knives. Look fancy while eating your morning waffles or keep them around for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner! Mm, I can see it now.  Digging into your […]

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