Thinking of reselling jewelry? You need to know about Worthy.
Worthy returns 2-3x more money than local jewelers and pawn shops.
- The jewelry resale market notoriously undervalues the true worth of many pieces.
- Sellers that investigate their options tend to receive higher returns than those who go to local jewelers. Keeping jewelry that you do not wear can be a bad financial choice; the value of diamonds is down more than 10% over the last 5 years, while the Fortune 500 index is up 40%+ over the same period.
- Local marketplaces like Craigslist or Ebay are fraught with scammers who can leave sellers empty handed.
While any resale market is difficult to gauge, selling your jewelry can be especially challenging. The idea of selling a beloved ring or earrings for "scrap" is not easy, especially when going through a divorce or selling estate pieces.
That's exactly why the team behind Worthy set out to make the process easy by connecting fine jewelry sellers to a network of professional buyers for an online auction. Sellers typically earn 2-3 times more than they would at a local jeweler or pawn shop.
For individuals, there has never been a better time to consider selling jewelry. As a global pandemic rages on, many people are in need of cash to pay their bills. Even as we return to society and the economy reopens, there remain a lot of unanswered questions about employment, schools, and the market. To find extra funds, people are looking through their jewelry boxes to see what they can part with—and do so in a way that does not even require leaving home.
Additionally, one might let go of their jewelry because of divorce, which is thought to be on the rise as couples quarantine together. While it's never easy to part with rings and other gifts, it might prove even harder to hold onto reminders of the past, especially as you move forward with your life. Explaining certain jewelry to new partners is also difficult.
Estate sales are another reason to part with jewelry. While it's difficult to say goodbye to a loved one, holding onto their items can be even harder. There tends to be an internal conflict: You want to honor their past, yet you want to get top dollar for the sale of their items.
Worthy provides buyers and sellers with full transparency every step of the way. They make it easy to send your jewelry, so you can move onto another phase of your life with the funds to start something fresh. With Worthy, you have nothing to worry about when it comes to security as your valuables are insured up to $100,000 with a Lloyd’s of London insurance policy. As a seller, you set the price and are always in control, making it a completely win-win, risk-free process for everyone involved. If you're ready to let go of the past and invest in your future, Worthy is a seamless and safe way to go about it.
Archaeologists discover a cave painting of a wild pig that is now the world's oldest dated work of representational art.
- Archaeologists find a cave painting of a wild pig that is at least 45,500 years old.
- The painting is the earliest known work of representational art.
- The discovery was made in a remote valley on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
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The Persian polymath and philosopher of the Islamic Golden Age teaches us about self-awareness.
81% of women (and 43% of men) have experienced some form of sexual harassment, according to a separate 2018 study.
- Sexual harassment is defined as behavior that is characterized by the making of unwelcome and inappropriate sexual remarks or physical advances.
- Results of a 2018 survey showed that 81% of women (and 43% of men) had experienced some form of sexual harassment in their lifetime.
- According to a new study published by the American Psychological Association, women who do not fit female stereotypes for beauty are less likely to be seen as victims of sexual harassment, and if they claim they were harassed, they are less likely to be believed.
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The study conducted a series of 11 multi-method experiments, involving over 4,000 participants.
Image by Andrey Popov on Adobe Stock<p><a href="https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-01/apa-shc011221.php" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">According to a new study</a> published by the American Psychological Association, women who do not fit female stereotypes for beauty are less likely to be seen as victims of sexual harassment, and if they claim they were harassed, they are less likely to be believed.</p><p>"Sexual harassment is pervasive and causes significant harm, yet far too many women cannot access fairness, justice, and legal protection, leaving them susceptible to further victimization and harm within the legal system," says Cheryl Kaiser, Ph.D., of the University of Washington and a co-author of the study says to <a href="https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-01/apa-shc011221.php" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Eurekalert.</a></p><p>According to Kaiser, sexual harassment claims were deemed less credible (and the harassment was perceived as less psychologically harmful) when it targeted a victim who was less attractive and/or did not act according to the stereotype of a typical woman. </p><p><strong>The study conducted a series of 11 multi-method experiments, involving over 4,000 participants.<br></strong>This study was designed to investigate the effects a victim's fit to the concept of a typical woman had on participants' view of sexual harassment (and the consequences of that mental association).</p><p><strong>In five experiments, participants read scenarios in which women either did or did not experience sexual harassment.<br></strong>Participants assessed the extent to which these women fit the idealized image of women, either by drawing what they thought the woman might look like or selecting from a series of photos. Across all experiments, participants perceived the targets of sexual harassment as more stereotypical than those who did not experience harassment.</p><p><strong>In the next four experiments, participants were shown ambiguous sexual harassment scenarios which were then paired with descriptions or photos of women who were either stereotypical or not.<br></strong>The participants then rated the likelihood that the incident constituted sexual harassment. According to another author of the study, participants were less likely to label these ambiguous scenarios as sexual harassment when the targets were non-stereotypical women (compared with stereotypical women), despite the fact that, in some cases, the incident was the exact same.</p><p><strong>The final two experiments in this study found that sexual harassment claims were often viewed as less credible when the victim adhered less to the typical female stereotype.<br></strong>Even when a stereotypical woman and non-stereotypical woman submitted the same claim, it was deemed as less credible if the woman was perceived as less feminine. Additionally, the participants found the harassment to be deemed as less psychologically harmful when experienced by a non-stereotypical female.</p><p><em>"Our findings demonstrate that non-stereotypical women who are sexually harassed may be vulnerable to unjust and discriminatory treatment when they seek legal recourse," </em>co-author Bryn Bandt-Law, a doctoral student at the University of Washington, explains in an interview to Eurekalert. <em>"</em></p><p><em>If women's nonconformity to feminine stereotypes biases perceptions of their credibility and harm caused by harassment, as our results suggest, it could prevent non-stereotypical women who are sexually harassed from receiving the civil rights protections afforded to them by law."</em><br></p><p><strong>**If you or someone you know has experienced sexual harassment or assault, contact the <a href="https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline</a> at 800-656-4673. You are not alone.**</strong></p>
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