Welcome to the October Issue of Empire Jewelers' Report.
This month's issue is a special treat for gem lovers. First, we examine the origin of opals, plus offer expert tips on how to buy gemstones.

If you'd like to know what your gemstone jewelry is worth, whether you're thinking of selling it or taking a loan on it, visit Empire Pawn of Nassau for an accurate appraisal and cash on the spot. Or, if you're looking to purchase a gemstone, shop Empire's eBay Store for wholesale prices and an above-your-expectations buying experience. Call us anytime at (516) 520-5252 with questions or comments.

Mitch Kushner
Empire Pawn of Nassau

In celebration of October's magical birthstone, the opal, let's take a look at some interesting and rare facts about the origin and value of opals.

Love gems? Here's some expert advice on how to get a great deal when buying gems, from determining real from fake, to what to do and say when you're ready to buy.

Featured Piece of the Month:
Let Empire Appraise Your Gems

Have gemstone jewelry you're thinking about selling? Let Empire's GIA-educated jewelers appraise your pieces and find out what they're worth. Give us a call at (516) 520-5252.

Opal rings at Empire's eBay store!

Thinking of adding an opal to your jewelry collection? Visit the opal page of Empire's eBay store. Choose from a wide selection of opals starting around $100.00!
Empire Pawn of Nassau Inc., located in East Meadow, Long Island, NY is more than just another pawn shop. It is owned and operated by Mitch Kushner, who is a third generation jeweler. Mr. Kushner's family has been in the business of buying jewelry since 1930, and after 60 years, the company is now the oldest established pawn broker and jewelry buyer on Long Island.

The appraisal staff of Empire Pawn is educated by the GIA (Gemological Institute of America), ensuring professional expertise in the valuation of our customers' fine gems and precious metals. Empire Pawn of Nassau specializes in fine estate and vintage jewelry, diamonds, gold, coins and other precious metals. We are also members of the National Pawnbrokers Association.

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