Jewelry Tips

If you’re feeling green this Saint Patrick’s Day

I’m not Irish but I would imagine Irish people to be a bunch of boorish drunk people who are hot-tempered and likes to throw rocks at bars windows. I’m just kidding! Irish people are one of the nicest and friendliest people you’ve ever met and you’re lucky if you have an Irish friend and you … Read more

March Birthstone Aquamarine

All about March Birthstone Aquamarine

Hold your breath. Is it really March already?! January was a nightmare, February was a blip and now, what is this?! If you’re born in March, you’re probably freezing your butt unless you’re lucky to be in Australia right now. Those Aussie babes are enjoying their sunshine and making you jealous while you’re layered underneath … Read more

The best jewelry pieces to give to a January birthday girl

Is it just me or is January a month full of extremes? You have people who are excited and happy about the new year, new beginnings, fresh start, detox, getting up a 5 am, lose 10 pounds in 3 days (you get the idea) and you get people who are just too pessimistic to even … Read more

How To Add The Pantone Color Of the Year To Your Jewelry Collection

Pantone has come up with the new color every year to inspire designers and creatives everywhere and set the color trend for the upcoming season. For 2017, it’s “Greenery”, a yellow-greenish color that signify renewal, freshness and the start of spring. Before you start grabbing everything green off the rack, consider incorporating into your wardrobe … Read more

What does your birthstone reveal about your personality?

What does your birthstone reveal about your personality? Are you cold and ruthless as a diamond? Or quiet and humble like a Amethyst? If you’re into Astrology, you might also be interested in learning more about the meaning of your birthstone. Here is what each gemstone stands for: 1) January’s birthstone is the Garnet. Do … Read more

First Lady Nancy Regan’s Statement Jewelry Collection

(photo from GIA ) GIA wrote about First Lady Nancy Regan’s Statement Jewelry Collection in their recent blog post.  Her collection includes stunning pieces by Van Cleef & Arpels, Bvgari and more, often pieces given to her by her loving husband as they often showered each other in lavish gifts. She often wore pieces as statements and there … Read more

How to Spot a Fake Cartier Love Bracelet

As jewelry buyers, every now and then a piece crosses our desk that really makes us take a closer look, sometimes it’s a rare and unique piece and occasionally it’s a counterfeit. The client never is aware of course, and it is our unfortunate job to let them know the item they purchased or was … Read more

Happy September Birthday! – September Birthstone

The Sapphire is the September Birthstone! The sapphire is a well known gem, often recognized most easily in blue. A variety of corundum, sapphires can occur in every color including red, otherwise known as a Ruby. – “Sapphire” is Greek for blue. – Represents honestly, loyalty and purity and are thus popular engagement ring side … Read more

Hawaii Estate and Jewelry Buyers: Hawaii's place to sell jewelry

Hawaii Estate and Jewelry Buyers: Hawaii’s place to sell jewelry

Have you seen our new ad at Consolidated theaters in Honolulu? Hawaii Estate and Jewelry Buyers: Hawaii’s place to sell jewelry There are many places to sell jewelry in Hawaii, but not every place guarantees the best value for your pieces or offers exceptional quality of service for your time. At Hawaii Estate & Jewelry … Read more

A Piece of Hawaii History: Ming’s Hawaii

Many of our loyal clients found us on their search for Ming’s Hawaii jewelry. Here at Hawaii Estate and Jewelry Buyers, we have one of the largest collections of Ming’s jewelry. Ming’s opened in 1940’s by Wook Moon and eventually had retail stores not only in Hawaii but in San Fransisco and New York. Ming’s became … Read more