Category: Diamonds

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
crystal-ball

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 […]

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, […]

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