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How Much Money is an Olympic Gold Medal Worth? Composition Value Per Gram & Ounce VS Investment to Winners & Collectors

The United States did fantastic at the Rio Olympics with gold medals wins at 46 events! With viewers glued to television screens across the nation, many of you were probably wondering “how much is that gold medal really worth?” As with many things in life, the true value of a gold medal depends on your…

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Archaeology News: Important Role of Women in Native American Culture, Antiques & Artifacts; Jewelry, Pottery, Blankets, Baskets, Beadwork, Dolls & More

It’s no secret that some of the oldest and most beautiful antiques and artifacts found in North America were crafted by Native American Tribes. Collecting antiques and artifacts made by early Native Americans can be tricky and somewhat challenging. Many items are hard to find because they were crafted out of such organic materials. There…

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Buying & Selling Vietnamese Antique Porcelain, Blue & White Pottery, Ceramics, Copper, Gold & Bronze Buddha Statues & More at Auction in Beverly Hills, CA

At GWS Auctions, LLC founded and operated by Brigitte Kruse, we have become specialists and experts in different aspects of collectibles around the world. Among the many intriguing collections include Vietnamese Antiques. Coming from such a deep history and craftsmanship, many antiques originating from Vietnam are extraordinary, and avid collectors rejoice in their inspiring and…

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History of Chanel Costume Jewelry; Bidding On & Buying Necklaces, Bracelets, Earrings, Brooches & More at Estate Auctions in Palm Springs, CA!

As an alternative to expensive fine jewelry, the designer fashion label Chanel also offers a stylish costume jewelry line to suit all tastes but on a much more conservative budget. While Chanel High and Fine Jewelry is made from yellow or white 18K gold and platinum as well as high color and clarity diamonds, Chanel’s…

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History of the Third Imperial House of Peter Carl Faberge Golden Easter Egg; Missing & Lost in 1922 But Now Found & Valued at $33 Million!

Created by Peter Carl Faberge between 1885 and 1917, a Faberge egg is one of a limited number of jeweled eggs that were made for the Russian Tsars Alexander III and Nicholas II as gifts for their wives and other important female relatives. Often referred to as the “Imperial” Faberge eggs the House of Faberge…

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Buying Classic, Antique, Vintage Designer Jewelry Treasures at Estate Sale & Specialty Auctions in Beverly Hills, CA

Jewelry has been worn throughout the course of history as an embellishment of beauty, wealth and individual style. It can be said that many modern day women feel naked without wearing a pair of much loved earrings or a favorite necklace. There is no better way to enhance your jewelry collection than to concentrate on…

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Tips for Buying & Selling Fine Art at On Site & Online Auctions to Start, Add or Refine Your Collection in Beverly Hills, CA

Types of Fine Arts Historically and traditionally, the five main fine arts were painting, sculpture, architecture, music and poetry. Today, the fine arts also commonly include additional mediums, such as photography, film and video. Once you have decided to start an art collection of your own, there are many things to consider. Once you’ve begun…

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Advantages of Buying & Selling Vacant Raw Land Real Estate at Auction in Palm Springs, CA; Motivated Buyers, Quick Sale, True Market Value & More

Real estate auctions are an accelerated process for selling properties through public sale, with many potential benefits to the seller. This makes it a fruitful and easy way to sell land as well. There are some options to consider about selling land at an auction. Quick Time Frame Raw Land Auction Auctions solidify the time…

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