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Don’t underestimate me just because I wear pink diamonds. What makes coloured diamonds so special and worth the price tag? When we think of a diamond, we all think of a beautiful white gem that sparkles like nothing else! But, did you know that while white or colourless diamonds are most common, this gem is
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Jeff ‘Thommo’ Thomson; the man, the myth, the larrikin. Get to know the man that is the famous “Thommo”. Howazaaaaat! If you’re a true blue Aussie, you are more than likely very familiar with Thommo…. The World’s Fastest Bowler. Back in a day when speed wasn’t often recorded, he was clocked from the batting end
Don’t be reserved about bidding at auction! We tell you everything you need to know about reserve prices. https://youtu.be/AEebi8Lq7YA What makes Lloyds Auctions totally different to a normal retail store, is the bidding process! Bidders can decide how much they want to pay for an item by deciding how much that item is worth to
Real Gamers Insert Coins… A brief history of arcade games through the last five decades https://youtu.be/rxqwELIwc_w If you’re a child of the 70’s, 80’s or even the 90’s, you probably remember the time you spent in arcades very fondly. A popular hangout for children and teenagers, the arcade was somewhere you could go to escape
Want to be an expert couch potato? How to choose the best lounge for your space! The piece of furniture that goes by many names; couch, sofa, settee, or most commonly in Australia, a lounge. It is one of the biggest and most important pieces of furniture you will ever buy. They’re also up there
What SUP water lovers? Why Stand Up Paddle Boarding is the sport of the moment and why you should get amongst it. https://youtu.be/3qL34i7u5UI Just take a look at Currumbin Creek, here on the gorgeous Gold Coast, during a summer weekend and you will see why Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is now considered the world’s
It’s about time diamonds got a little more inclusive! We explore the hottest diamond trend in 2019 and why you should jump on board… Things are really changing in the engagement ring world. For decades the dream has been a perfect, white sparkly diamond solitaire sitting pretty on the wedding finger. But lately the trends
Under a lot of pressure? We explore the differences between a diamond, a created diamond and a cubic zirconia. https://youtu.be/WfmeJ8KH9LY If you are looking for head turning jewellery with sparkle, durability and a classic look, then there a few options for the stone. It doesn’t always have to be a diamond mined from the earth
Don’t let your plans be just a pipe dream… What to do with all the items from a Plastic and PVC Manufacturing Process Plant. We will see manufacturing and engineering companies be very interested in this plastic and PVC manufacturing process, recycling lines and ancillary equipment. The equipment up for auction is only about 10
We’ll help you get in the right frame of mind! Where to begin when it comes to buying art on a budget… Tuesday nights draw a crowd on our Lloyds Auctions website as our featured art pieces of the week go under the hammer! If you’re new to the art game, please, don’t be intimidated! You
It’s time to talk about some cold, hard cash. Why do people collect coins? We add in our two cents worth… Collecting coins is often seen as an old-fashioned hobby that isn’t the done thing these days. But we are here to say that is completely wrong! Our Coins, Notes and Collectable auctions are some
As Good as Gold The difference between the most popular precious metals in jewellery There are many things to consider when buying jewellery. You must consider the look and style you like, the level of durability you need and of course, how much money you are willing to spend. We have broken down the difference
💎 What a Gem! 💎 The Five C’s of Gemstones and what they mean! Gemstones and gemstone jewellery are popular gifts, often symbolising love and appreciation. Whether it be for Mother’s Day, a birthday, anniversary or an engagement, the impact the five C’s have on the quality of the gemstone and therefore, how valuable it