Author: Mary-Anne

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IN THE SPIRIT OF SUMMER

Royal City Jewellers & Loans Ltd. is into the spirit of summer.  It has always been our policy to provide our customers with a little extra.  This summer, besides GREAT PRICES and EXCELLENT SERVICE, we are also giving away inflatable beach balls.   You may find them in the parks, at events, or you may…

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19th ANNUAL TIE DAY

Royal City Jewellers & Loans Ltd. is proud to announce that our 19th Annual Tie Day Event finale will take place on November 28, 2015.  Our celebrity ties will be on auction throughout the month of November, both in store and on the web.   Presented to Royal City Jewellers & Loans Ltd. by  The…

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Native Art – Button Blankets

Native Art is very popular at Royal City Jewellers & Loans Ltd.  We carry a large variety of items, but recently we have acquired two Native Button Blankets, one called My Dad’s Bear and the other called Falling Feathers.  A Button Blanket, a creation of the Northwest Coastal Tribes, is a wool blanket embellished with…

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Saint Nicholas Day, today , December 6th

Saint Nicholas is the Patron Saint of pawnbrokers. Carrying out  Saint Nicholas’ spirit of compassion, generosity, and hope, Royal City Jewellers & Loans Ltd. has just completed our 18th Annual Tie Auction in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank.  The proceeds from this auction garnered in excess of $10,000.00 for the Food Bank. Saint…

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18th ANNUAL TIE DAY AUCTION JEWELLERY

As you saw in our previous blog, our 18th Annual Tie Day Auction at www.tieday.ca is up and receiving bids.  The past year has been great fun tracking down celebrities and encouraging them to autograph a tie.  Some are easier to get than others and sometimes, special items just fall into our lap. Oliver Queen…

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18th ANNUAL TIE DAY AUCTION

Another year has come and gone, and here we are again.  After spending the past year gathering celebrity autographs on ties, framing the ties, and making the exhibits into pieces of artwork, the ties have been posted to our web site at www.tieday.ca ready for auction. Since our inaugural Tie Day Auction in 1997, we…