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SLIDESHARE: THE MANY FORMS OF DIAMOND JEWELRY

Diamond jewelry is the epitome of glamour and elegance, and regardless of shape or size – diamonds always look stunning. The following are some dazzling examples of how diamonds are incorporated into different types of jewelry. If you’re thinking of selling your estate jewelry, please reach out to Bellevue Rare Coins in Seattle for a free…

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INFOGRAPHIC: WORLD’S LARGEST GOLD NUGGET FINDS

As one of the world’s most coveted metals, gold has inspired many a prospector to search the earth for his or her fortune. Though few miners have ever made their riches solely from gold, a lucky few have come across some truly awe-inspiring nuggets that make headlines. Read about them in Bold Gold: The World’s…

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WHY HIRE AN EXPERT TO MANAGE YOUR ESTATE SALE?

Estate sales can be tricky, and no matter how much research one has conducted on it, there may be red tape that can hinder your estate case should you try to take it on yourself. Estate sale professionals have the expertise and knowledge to work around roadblocks and hurdles in the estate sale process to…

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A FEW TIPS TO START YOUR NEW CURRENCY COLLECTION

  Collecting has become a favorite hobby of many no matter what the item in question may be. The act of owning a unique item in bulk is both thrilling and fulfilling, especially when one has been searching for sometimes years for that last piece to complete a collection or series. The act of collecting…

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COIN COLLECTING BASICS (PART TWO): BUY OR FIND?

Like any other treasure, the pursuit for collectible coins can be both frustrating and rewarding. Growing your collection can take time, money, effort and sometimes just pure luck. So what’s the best way to expand your coin collection? Buying them or finding them on your own are both viable options, but each method comes with…

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FAMOUS MYTHS ABOUT GOLD

Gold is the world’s most valuable metal, which has made it subject to its share of myths and legends over the years. Some people believe gold can be created from other elements, extracted from seawater, or even ingested for healing properties. Learn more in this presentation “Famous Myths About Gold.” Famous Myths About Gold from…

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A FEW TIPS ON HOW TO SELL YOUR ANTIQUE JEWELRY

  Selling antique jewelry can be a bit intimidating for those who have never done it before. While it is challenging task to ensure the seller is getting the best price possible for their items, there are ways to alleviate stress from the overall process. Here are a few tips to help one sell their…

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INFOGRAPHIC: A MODERN HISTORY OF JEWELRY

Have you ever wondered more about the company that created that beautiful piece of jewelry you bought for that special someone, or wished you could buy for yourself? The history of some of the largest jewelry companies is quite interesting, with many facts most people simply don’t know. Learn more in this Infographic: A Modern…

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COLORED DIAMONDS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

You likely have heard about the four Cs of diamonds, which are clarity, cut, color and carat weight. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the process of measuring a diamond’s color. There is a lot more to it than simply looking at a diamond and stating the color you observe. Colored…

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THE HOBBY PROTECTION ACT WILL SEE A BIG CHANGE IN 2017

  Much like currency collectors, coin collectors worry about being taking advantage of when making purchases. Effective this year in 2017, the government is introducing new rules and regulations, which are intended to help protector the buyer and their investment.   Due to supply and demand, many authentic, rare coins are unavailable, and most illegitimate…

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COIN COLLECTING BASICS PART ONE: CIRCULATED VS. UNCIRCULATED COINS

For those who are interested in learning more and possibly getting into the exciting hobby of coin collecting, or for those collectors who simply want to brush up on their coin collecting knowledge, Bellevue Rare Coins would like to welcome you to part one of our Coin Collecting Basics series: Circulated vs. Uncirculated Coins. Circulated…

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THE TACOMA-LAKEWOOD COIN CLUB IS A PROMINENT CLUB IN THE GREATER SEATTLE AREA

The Pacific Northwest is home to a bevy of coin clubs, which host events throughout the region, specifically in Washington State. One of the most prominent coin clubs in the state is the Tacoma-Lakewood Coin Club.   The coin club was founded in 1988, when the Tacoma Coin Club and Lakewood Coin Club merged to…

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NATIVE AMERICAN $1 COINS HONOR THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF TRIBES AND INDIVIDUALS

  The United States Mint began issuing Native American $1 coins in 2009, to recognize and honor the many contributions and accolades of the Native American community towards the development of the United States. Beginning in chronological order from the time in which they lived and the major events in which the individuals or groups…

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INFOGRAPHIC: MONEY MUSEUMS EVERY NUMISMATIST MUST VISIT

There are museums dedicated to nearly every hobby and interest imaginable, from art and music to space exploration and auto racing. And of course, there are several great Money Museums that you can visit to view some real numismatic treasures! In this infographic, we will feature four Money Museums Every Numismatist Must Visit, as well as…

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THE LARGEST GOLD COIN FINDS IN SUNKEN TREASURE SHIPS

Whether you are young or old, love adventure and discovery or the thrill of riches, there is a certain allure about sunken treasure that appeals to all of us. Learn about 4 real-world examples of sunken treasure ships and their lost-then-found-again precious cargo of gold coins in this presentation from Bellevue Rare Coins. If you…

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  • Bellevue

    Bellevue

    321 Bellevue Way NE
    Bellevue, WA 98004
    Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7
    Sunday Closed
    Phone: 425-454-1283
  • Lynnwood

    Lynnwood

    18411 Alderwood Mall Parkway
    Lynnwood, WA 98037
    Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7
    Sunday Closed
    Phone: 425-672-2646
  • West Seattle

    West Seattle

    4500 California Ave SW
    Seattle, WA 98116
    Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7
    Sunday Closed
    Phone: 206-938-3519
  • Issaquah

    Issaquah

    1175 NW Gilman Blvd
    Issaquah, WA 98027
    Hours: Mon-Sat 10-7
    Sunday Closed
    Phone: 425-392-0450