by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Korean War Memorial Commemorative Silver Dollar

This magnificent silver coin was struck in 1991 by the U.S. Mint to commemorate the thirty eight year anniversary of the Korean War; a devastating conflict that has been forgotten by some but is certainly remembered by veterans and those with an astute knowledge of Asian and Korean history. Find out more about this special Korean War commemorative Silver Dollar today.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Antiques & Jewelry
Rose Cuts in Jewelry

The earliest rose cuts consisted of stones which were altered by using only minimal changes with light polishing prior to being set within jewelry. Classic examples of this include table or point cuts, but glitzier and more fashionable techniques have been developed over the centuries.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Vintage & Luxury Watches
Chopard La Strada 31mm 18k White Gold Watch

Chopard watches have long been associated with show business, so much so that in 1998 their brand became a Cannes Film Festival partner. They have also been selected as the main jeweler for a number of films, which sets them apart from other luxury watchmakers. This 31mm 18k White Gold Chopard Watch signifies brand’s charm and creative spirit.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
Rare American Bank Note

Before the invention of the airplane, the fastest way of traveling long distances was by ship. However, sometimes ships would sink, which is what happened to the S.S. Central America. Incredibly, the vessel contained a safe which held a rare, Bank of Syracuse $5 bill which was recovered and sold during a 2022 auction for a fortune.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Coins & Currency
1907 Saint Gaudens 20

The $20 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle has been widely considered one of the most coveted gold coins by collectors, due to its incredible beauty and increasing rarity. It was struck by the American Mint between 1907 and 1933 and is named in honor of the designer, Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

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by: Ben Tseytlin - on Antiques & Jewelry
Briolette Cuts

The briolette consists of a vintage cut which appears in the form of a teardrop which is faceted. It might also resemble a doubled rose or roundish pear, and below are some reasons why it is commonly used in jewelry making.

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