Buying jewelry at a pawn shop can be a scavenger hunt. Just like shopping at any secondhand or thrift-type store, the inventory is ever-changing and you never know what you might find.
That's the double-edged sword of jewelry shopping at estate sales, pawn shops, and the like. If you have a Pinterest board full of dream rings and a style already in mind, rummaging through secondhand stores with limited inventory isn't your best bet.
Jewelry theft. It can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
Given that we process insurance claims for stolen jewelry on a daily basis, we turned to some of our experts to reveal the top three places jewelry is stolen from, along with tips to protect yours, of course.