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The Real Santa Claus: Patron Saint of Pawnbrokers

The big white beard, the red robes and the jolly laugh; the Santa Claus our children know and love today has been refined over a period of centuries. Although his present-day appearance has been influenced by folklore, tradition and the media, the origins of Santa Claus can be traced back to the real St. Nicholas: the patron saint of pawnbrokers.


15 Little Known Facts About Pawnbroking

Pawnbroking’s rich history can be followed all the way back to 1000 BC, with roots all over the world. Discover more about this diverse industry with these little known facts!


Top 5 Timeless Bracelet Styles

Although they are now available in dozens of styles and just about any material, here are five bracelet styles that we think will always be a firm favourite amongst jewellery lovers.


What Makes a Watch Collectible?

Here at Cuttings we always have a fantastic selection of watches in our current stock, for anyone looking to invest for the first time or build on their collection. But what is it that makes a watch collectible? Why do they make such good collectibles?


5 Ways to Wear an Antique Brooch

Brooches are thought to be the oldest type of jewellery, traditionally used to hold items of clothing together and worn by both women and men. In more recent years they have been created purely for decorative purposes, but are very versatile pieces that can be worn in a variety of ways. With brooches back in fashion and with many antique styles available, why not…