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A Valentine’s Day Dilemma: Should I Part With My Wedding Ring?

Valentine’s Day is typically a day of love and romance. This is a time where couples in both new and long-lasting relationships can express their deepest affection for one another whether through gifts or the simple act of spending quality time together. Unfortunately, some couples are left bitter and broken by sad break-ups that occur…

Cashing In for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has finally arrived, it’s time to prepare for visits from family near and far and creating a delicious meal that your loved ones are sure to inhale. You’ll have to kick things into high gear and make room at your dinning room table for a holiday feast fit for a magazine cover. You’ll need…

Benny Mor Puts Global Issues First

Benny Mor, founder and CEO of Vasco Assets, a financial institution that prides itself on ensuring that everyone has access to the finer things in life, is a supporter of not only the community, but of the visual arts. By spearheading a luncheon at the Pacific Club of Newport Beach in support of Yola Reitman…

Why Sell Your Gold?

While tidying up your home, you come across an assortment of gold jewelry tucked away in your closet. You haven’t worn or thought about it in years. With a newfound interest in these items, you decide to take a trip down memory lane. You’ve come to the conclusion that you’ll more than likely never wear…

How to Clean Your Jewelry

Jewelry Cleaning 101 Our prized possessions tend to be found in pieces of jewelry. Whether it’s a wedding ring or a locket that a loved one gave to you, these items are commonly never removed. From washing the dishes to taking a bubble bath, rings, necklaces, and bracelets stay on hand. As sentimental as you…

Five Ways to Pay for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again. The seasons are changing and the feasts with family and friends are around the corner. It’s the occasion for pumpkin-flavored goodies, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, and gift-giving galore. While these days may seem magical for many, for some, the question is, “how can I pay for the…

Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Bigger Isn’t Always Better Diamonds are created with tremendous amounts of heat and pressure. Despite their natural formation process, they shine and sparkle beautifully. Diamonds are graded according to the gemological institute’s (GIA) standards commonly referred to as the “4Cs”. Those standards are made up of cut, color, clarity, and carat weight. Carat weight, as…

Tilly’s Life Center: 5th I Am Giving Gala

On November 2nd, Tilly’s Life Center (with jewelry contributions) by Vasco Assets held their 5th annual, “I Am Giving Gala” to support the TLC, “I AM Me” initiative. “I Am Me”, teaches teens important life skills, compassion, and how to pursue their dreams. The gala was a night to remember that took place at the…

What Are the 6Cs?

What Are the 6C’s? A diamond is one of the most sought after stones in the world. With their radiant sparkle and shine, it’s no wonder this stone continues to rise in popularity and value.  A beautiful diamond can convey so much. Whether you’re in need of an elegant piece of jewelry for an event…

Secure Shipping with Vasco Assets

Are you facing outrageous medical expenses, costly home repairs, or falling a bit short on your mortgage or rent? Perhaps you are facing past due car payments? The solution may be right on your finger, you just need to determine what route works best for your particular needs.   After much consideration, you’ve realized that you…

Jewelry Loan or Jewelry Sell? That is the Question.

When it comes to the items that mean the most, many of us cannot bear the thought of parting with them, especially if the diamond ring, jewelry, or artwork has sentimental value. However, life happens. Under these circumstances, it can become incredibly hard to hang on to those things we hold dear.   These are the…

Diamond Treatments and How They Affect Value

Fractures, discoloration, and inclusions all take away from the natural beauty of a diamond, but there are a number of restorative techniques that attempt to hide or repair these imperfections. Every informed consumer should know that diamonds which have undergone these processes will always decrease in value from what they were worth before, sometimes significantly. Listed below are the most common diamonds treatments and how they affect a diamond’s value.

Vasco Assets In The Community: Founder Benny Mor Receives Lincoln Club Member of the Year Award

Vasco Assets Founder Benny Mor is committed to making generous and impactful contributions to his community and the world. The latest commemoration of his good deeds is the Lincoln Club of Orange County’s member of the year award. He was honored at an awards dinner held on May 18th to celebrate members who have made exceptional contributions to the Club. According to the Club, the member of the year award is reserved for a member who “in a very short time made exemplary contributions to the Club and our cause.”

How One Woman Discovered a Hidden Fortune in her Estate Jewelry

At Vasco Assets, we help you uncover the best value for your jewelry with our world-class expertise in luxury asset evaluation. Indeed, we have helped many clients sell estate jewelry at prices they never thought possible. Simply bringing in that old ring or necklace of questionable value that’s been sitting around for years could prove to be an extremely rewarding decision, and Vasco Assets is here to help.