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Finessing the ins and outs of hard assets

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London:

The Opalesque Hard Assets Roundtable, sponsored by Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry and Eurex saw Stephen Silver explaining how investors can utilise fine jewellery, gemstones and antiquities as investments.

Stephen Silver explained that most companies that focus on precious gemstones and important jewelry as an investment category utilise a "buy and hold" strategy, primarily for long-term appreciation. "Our company’s methodology is different" Silver said. "The science of our product as well as the macro and micro markets within our industry is studied and analyzed constantly so we can take advantage of an ever-changing marketplace."

Silver’s firm invests time and money evaluating the fundamentals of the diamond, colored gemstone, fine jewelry and antiquities markets, including establishing sound entry and exit strategies for each category. "This is a key differentiator as a lot of people who promote this sector as an investment often fail to establish sound analytics addressing short or long-term strategies" Silver said. "Additionally, we have a transparent fee structure, unique to our industry that is much less egregious than what is commonly seen within our industry. We have a strong base of sophisticated investors wh......................

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