Attend an auction live or online?

 

by now you’ve probably realized that The auction is a STRONG social community.You can save up to 70 percent on purchases and a huge amount of people make friends for life. Save copious amounts of cash on vehicles, renovations, home accessories, business supplies and other stuff you would  get from a department store,

what you might not know is should you attend live or on the internet?

which one is better?

we’ve had hundreds of years to perfect live auctions and such a small time to start really crafting on-line auctions,  let me help you with this decision:

if you need your raw senses stimulated  you must attend a live auction at least for the first time,  you can always attend live and access an auction from your smart phone later that day or even for the next auction

please attend live if you can the first time even if its for an hour, remember we send out a catalogue 2 days before the auction so you can get an idea when the items are selling

( eg. say we are selling the exact item you want and its item 146—- we sell items at approximately 100 lots per hour so that would be about an hour and a half into to auction.  auction starts at 10 you are here at eleven and you have enough time to register and start to bid)

If you just want to watch an auction from your computer its a great experience especially when we provide multiple pictures, sound, video, and an easy to use platform that you can access from any portable device to bid

remember though in video, there is a 2 second delay on video ( but not bidding)   obviously live auctions are hopefully zero percent 😉

remember that the average auction accounts for 30% business on internet and 70% live,  there’s a reason why people bid live

If you like people come to a live event you will surely make friends!you usually save 5% on the auction premium, and live is way more exciting! you can get 360 degree views of the item always ( although we have live feeds of the items for internet)

Internet technology is much better since the creation of HTML 5 ( so long as you use Google Chrome or FireFox) you can bid on the beach, in an airport,  leave absentee bids, view the auction during supper dates, in your pajamas or even while your on the road ( riding shotgun 😉  )

it comes down to preference, time and distance though, think about these and then choose how you would like to attend an auction:

if you are on the run and have little time or are a home-body                                   register for online auction updates here 

If you are looking for a real experience then try it live                                                  register for live auction updates here

 

See you live or virtually soon!

Sean Kastner

President

Kastner Auctions

Catalogue for November 29th Restaurant Equipment Auction

Restaurant Auctions Edmonton

Auction Day: November 29, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM

Viewing Day: November 28,                                                                                         2014 Time: 12:00 PM
                                                              Location: 15759-116ave –

Review Some of the Pictures Here

Catalogue is as follows:

ONSITE RESTAURANT AUCTION 11/29/2014

LOT #
1 WELCOME TO KASTNER AUCTIONS RESTAURANT SALE!
CW SERIES
2 BUNN COMMERCIAL COFFEE MAKER W WATER DISPENSER
AND DIGITAL BREWER CONTROL
3 BUNN COMMERCIAL COFFEE MAKER W WATER DISPENSER
4 SILVERKING 2 DRAWER UNDER COUNTER COOLER
5 SILVERKING MILK DISPENSER
6 MONEY COUNTER
7 JET SPRAY HOT CHOCOLATE DISPENSER
DISPENSER
8 GRIND MASTER CRAFTCO WHIPPED HOT CHOCOLATE
9 STAINLESS STEEL PREP TABLE W/ TRAY STORAGE
10 SMALL PASTRY DISPLAY COOLER ON CHOICE
11 SMALL PASTRY DISPLAY COOLER ON CHOICE
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 6 TIMES THE MONEY
12 STAINLESS STEEL INSERTS W LIDS SIZE 1 X6
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 6 TIMES THE MONEY
13 STAINLESS STEEL INSERTS W LIDS SIZE 2 X6
14 STAINLESS STEEL INSERTS W LIDS SIZE 3 AS THEY COME
15 STAINLESS STEEL INSERTS W LIDS SIZE 4 AS THEY COME
16 DOUBLE PEDESTAL GRANITE TOP TABLES AS THEY COME
17 PREMIUM LEATHER BOOTH AS THEY COME
18 EXTRA THICK COWHIDE LEATHER CHAIRS AS THEY COME
19 DOUGH SHEETER
20 AUXILLARY FAN
21 STAINLESS STEEL CORNER SHELVING SYSTEM
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 4 TIMES THE MONEY
22 COMMERCIAL ATMOSPHERE LAMP AND SHADE X4
23 BROTHER MFC8480DN LASER PRINTER
24 TRUE UNDER COUNTER COOLER
25 MOLINE DOUGH SHEETER
26 QUEST STAINLESS STEEL UNDER COUNTER DRAWERS
27 SELF LEVELING PLATE DISPENSER
LOT #
28 SOUTHBEND CHARBROILER
29 QUEST CHARBROILER
30 CHARBROILER STAND
31 4 BURNER COUNTER TOP STOVE
32 GRALAND CHARBROILER
33 STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCE STAND ON ROLLERS
34 LISA UNO X COUNTERTOP CONVECTION OVEN
35 ICE-O-MATIC ICE MAKER
36 COUNTERTOP FOOD WARMER
37 SILVERKING UNDER COUNTER COOLER
38 DANBY DIPLOMAT MICROWAVE (NEEDS REPAIR)
39 JENN-AIR WALL MOUNT OVEN
40 SILVERKING UNDER COUNTER 2 DRAWER COOLER
41 ANETS PASTRYDEEP FRYER
42 PITCO FRIALATOR DIGITAL DEEP FRYER
43 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: DEAN
44 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: MKE
45 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: GARLAND
46 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: FRYMASTER
47 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: PITCO FRIALATOR
48 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: PITCO FRIALATOR
49 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: FRYMASTER
50 DEEP FRYER ON CHOICE: FRYMASTER
51 STAINLESS STEEL OVER SHELF
ROLLING STAND
52 SOUTHBEND 5′ COUNTERTOP FLAT GRILL W ST STEEL
53 HATCO GLO-RAY FOOD WARMER
54 COLDMATIC PASTRY DISPLAY COOLER
55 LINCOLN DOUBLE CONVEYOR PIZZA OVEN
56 ROUND RESTAURANT TABLE AS THEY COME
57 ICE WELL SINK
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 2 TIMES THE MONEY
58 EV ZX4 FULL RANGE 400 WATT SPEAKERS X2ONSITE RESTAURANT AUCTION 11/29/2014
Page: 2 Kastner Auctions
LOT #
COME
59 FABRIC W LEATHER SEAT RESTAURANT CHAIR AS THEY
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 4 TIMES THE MONEY
60 RUSTIC WOOD BAR CHAIR X 4
SUBWOOFER
61 BEHRINGER EURO LIVE B1500D-PRO 1400 WATT P.A
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 2 TIMES THE MONEY
62 EV HIGH CAPACITY PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER X2
63 HONDA GX 200 PRESSURE WASHER
WITH BOOSTER
64 HOBART AM-14 COMMERCIAL DISHWASHER
65 HOBART AM-14 COMMERCIAL DISHWASHER
66 BLACK APT SIZE CABINET FREEZER
67 LARGE HELIUM TANK
68 LARGE PROPANE TANK
69 STAINLESS STEEL TUB
70 GARLAND FLAT GRILL W WOOD CHOPPIG BLOCK
71 STAINLESS STEEL CORNER SHELVING UNIT
72 GARLAND COUNTERTOP GRILL
73 SMALL VULCAN COUNTERTOP GRILL
74 GARLAND SALAMANDER
75 HATCO FLAV-R-SAVOR DISPLAY WARMER
76 HOBART 1/4HP MEAT SLICER
MACHINE
77 ESPRESSIMO GRIND MASTER DOUBLE WELL ESPRESSO
78 3 DOOR UNDER COUNTER BAR COOLER BY AIRCO
79 NEW 3 WELL STAINLESS STEEL SINK ME06
80 ICE CREAM FREEZER
81 DANBY WHITE APT SIZE FREEZER
82 PRODUCE COOLER
83 3 WELL FOOD STEAMER W DUAL PLATE WARMERS
84 MAYTAG UPRIGHT FREEZER
85 CUSTOMER CHECK IN CONSOLE FOR BARS ETC
86 2 ALUMINUM STANDS
87 STAINLESS STEEL TROLLEY CART
88 DELUXE TRAY TROLLEY
89 BREAD RACK
90 STAINLESS STEEL 5 TIER SHELFING UNIT
LOT #
91 SO-LOW LABORATORY GRADE DISPLAY COOLER
DOORS W DIGITAL THERMOSTAT COOLER
92 FRONT AND REAR ENTRY RANDELL GLASS AND ST STEEL
93 CHESHER RATIONAL COMBI-OVEN/STEAMER
94 CROWN XLS602 AMPLIFIER
95 DENON DN-D4500 DUAL CD/MP3 FORMAT PLAYER
CONTROL SYSTEM W/223XS STEREO 2 WAY MONO AND FREEWAY
CROSSOVER
96 DVX DRIVE RACK P.A. EQUALIZER AND LOUDSPEAKER
97 BLODGETT BX4D CONVECTION OVEN W STAND
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 2 TIMES THE MONEY
98 NETWORK CONCERT SPEAKER X2
99 STAND
EPIC APPLIANCE,SHOWHOME FURNISHINGS/DECOR AND
RENOVATION AUCTION! FIND US @ 11205 149 ST
100 TOMORROW NOVEMBER 29TH KASTNERS IS HOSTING AN
101 ICE WELL SINK
CROSS FADER
102 NEWMARK CM100 PROFESSIONAL 19″ MIXER W/
CUSTOMER PAID OVER 30,000 PER UNIT
103 GELO STANDARD LARGE DISPLAY FREEZER
104 DOUBLE WEL SINK
105 HALLDE FOOD PROCESSOR AS IS
106 3 SHELF FOOD WARMER
107 ROCKSTAR BEER TUB STAND
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 2 TIMES THE MONEY
108 EV ZX5-60 2 WAY LOUDSPEAKER SYSTEM 600 WATT X2
109 JL AUDIO BASSWORX SUBWOOFER
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 2 TIMES THE MONEY
110 EV TX2181 1000 WATT CONCERT SPEAKER X2
111 BOX OF SCOTCH GLASSES
112 #5 QUEST 36″ CHARBROILER W STAND
113 #15 DOUBLE DOOR COOLER
114 #14 SINGLE DOOR COOLER
AND SHELVING
115 #19 DOUBLE COMPARTMENT SINK C/W GLASS WASHER
116 #22 SANDWICH SUPER WRAPPER MACHINE
117 #18 SILVER KING UNDER-COUNTER FREEZER
118 #4 DUKE CONVECTION OVENONSITE RESTAURANT AUCTION 11/29/2014
Page: 3 Kastner Auctions
LOT #
119 #23 JET TECH F18 HIGH TEMP DISWASHER
120 #20 ICE-O-MATIC ICE MACHINE
121 #24 THERMA TEK DEEP FRYER
122 BREVILLE PANINI GRILL
123 5 WELL STEAMER TABLE
124 BERKEL MODEL 827 MEAT SLICER
125 MEAT SLICER
126 STAINLESS STEEL COUNTERTOP COOLER W DRAWERS
127 NEW 30 QT MIXER W ATTACHMENT
128 BOX OF MENU HOLDERS ETC
129 BUTCHER BLOCK TABLE
COME
130 STAINLESS STEEL STEAM TABLE INSERT W LID AS THEY
131 GIANT STOCK POT
132 HAND SINK W FAUCET
133 10 LB FOOD SCALE
134 EURODIB COUNTERTOP FRYER
135 SOUP POT
136 SOUP KETTLE
137 BOX OF MISC. PLATES ETC
138 GINORMOUS GARBAGE CAN
139 LARGE GARBAGE CAN
140 STRAPACK SEMI AUTOMATIC STRAPPING MACHINE
141 LARGE STAINLESS STEEL TABLE
142 BUTCHER BLOCK HOLDER W UNTENSIL HOLDER
143 #11 WELLS 24″ CHARBROILER
144 #10 WELLS 2 BURNER
145 #12 EQUIPMENT STAND 36″ X 30″
146 GAS STOCK POT WARMER
147 #16 STAINLESS WORK TABLE 60″ X 30″
148 #21 PAVONI CAPPUCCINO MACHINE
149 #1 BUNN AUTOMATIC COFFEE MACHINE
150 #2 PRESTO 10″ SLICER
151 #3 CECILWARE HOT WATER DISPENSER
152 #13 STAINLESS WORK TABLE 48″ X 30″
153 CHANGE SORTER
LOT #
154 ILLUMINATED ROCK STAR ENERGY DRINK SIGN
155 LED LIGHT TUBES W 2 BUCKETS OF ACCESSORIES
156 #9 TRIPLE COMPARTMENT SINK 18 X 18
157 #8 DOUBLE COMPARTMENT SINK 18 X 18
158 SLEEMAN BEER SIGN
159 #6 ROYAL 6 BURNER RANGE
160 #7 IMPERIAL DEEP FRYER
161 CAMERA SECURITY SWITCH
W FIBREGLASS BODY X2
ATTENTION THIS LOT IS SOLD 2 TIMES THE MONEY
162 JBL PROFESSIONAL SERIES CONCERT GRADE SPEAKER
163 SCOTMAN ICE MACHINE (MISSING LEG)
164 2 SOUND SENSETIVE CHAUBET STROBE LIKE LIGHTS
165 SOUR PUSS FRAMED PICTURE
166 BRAHMA BEER TUB
SPOTLIGHTS
167 6 CHAUBET PERFORMANCE LED SHADOW BOARDS W/ 4
168 5′ COMBINATION SAFE W/ COMBINATION
169 TOA 700 SERIES AMP MODEL A-712
170 ENTIRE COLLECTION OF DJ’S MUSIC
171 7 STARS LASER DISPLAY SYSTEM
172 DISCO BALL
173 LABATTS BEER MIRROR
174 RICKARD’S BEER MIRROR
175 WOLF 6 BURNER STOVE W FLAT GRILL W/ DUAL OVENS
176 MANAS COMMERCIAL MICROWAVE
177 SOUTHBEND 6 BURNER STOVE W OVEN
178 CROWN EXTI 4000 AMP
179 MPX 600 PROFESSIONAL AMP
180 MPX 300 PROFESSIONAL AMP
181 COLISEUM CA12 PRO AMP
182 TOA 9000 SERIES AMP
183 CROWN XLS 802 PRO AMP
184 CROWN XLS 602 PRO AMP
185 STACK OF PARASOLS
186 BOX OF PONY JUGS
187 GARLAND CONVECTION OVENONSITE RESTAURANT AUCTION 11/29/2014
Page: 4 Kastner Auctions
LOT #
188 COMBI THERM STEAM AND CONVECTION OVEN
189 DUKE CONVECTION OVEN
190 UNOWELL POS
191 STACK OF BEER SIGNS
192 HOBART MODEL 802 MIXER 80 QT
193 GLOBE 60 QT MIXER
194 30 QT MIXER
195 RESTAURANT HIGHCHAIR
TABLE
196 SQUARE SINGLE PEDESTAL IRON BASE RESTAURANT
197 12″ STAINLESS STEEL EQUIPMENT STAND
*PANELS ARE IN STORAGE IN LEDUC /FREE STORAGE FOR 30
DAYS CALL KASTNER AUCTIONS TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS FOR
PICK UP
198 24 X 30′ WALK IN BEER COOLER W COMPRESSOR
199 STAGE LIGHTING W FRAMES
DIAMOND AUCTION DECEMBER 7TH!
200 KASTNER AUCTIONS IS HOSTING A CANADIAN AND BLACK
SHELVING/2 DRAWERS AND BAKNG RACK
201 STAINLESS STEEL FOOD PREP TABLE W OVER

Birthstone Charts

Heres the chart, use this as a quick reference guide before you buy that perfect someone a gemstone for a gift.

 

Zodiacal birthstones

 

Astrology Sign

Birthdates from- to

Ancient

Birthstones

Traditional

Birthstones

Modern

Birthstones

Aries

Birthstone

March 21 to April 19

Bloodstone,

Amethyst

Ruby Stone, Diamond

Aquamarine Stones, Fire Agate, Anyolite, Aventurine Stones, Bloodstones, Pink Tourmaline, Dravite… aka Brown Tourmaline, Magnetite, Citrine Crystals, Carnelian, Kunzite, Axinite, Bixbite, Super Seven, Crocoite, Stellerite, Sardonyx, Magnesite

Taurus Birthstone

April 20 to May 20

Sapphire

Emerald Stones

Rose Quartz, Aquamarine Stones, Amber, Carnelian Stones, Kyanite, Azurite Stone, Kunzite Crystal,

Lapis Lazuli, Rhodonite, Tigers Eye, Selenite, Variscite

Gemini Birthstone

May 21 to June 20

Agate

Agate

Aquamarine, Chrysoprase, Anyolite, Citrine, Green Tourmaline, Serpentine,

Tigers Eye, Ulexite, Thulite,

Rainbow Moonstone, Variscite

Cancer Birthstone

June 21 to July 22

Emerald Stones

Ruby Stone,

Emerald Gemstones,

Amber, Carnelian, Chrysoprase, Rhodonite, Rainbow Moonstone

Moss Agate, Fire Agate,

Pink Tourmaline, Ruby Stone

Leo Birthstone

July 23 to August 22

Onyx

Peridot Gemstones,

Ruby Stone,

Turquoise Stones

Amber, Chrysocolla, Carnelian,

Citrine Crystals, Danburite, Larimar, Emerald Stones, Fire Agate, Muscovite, Red Garnet, Petalite, Golden Topaz, Green Tourmaline, Pink Tourmaline, Sunstones, Zircon Rutilated Quartz, Kunzite Crystal,

Pink Rhodochrosite, Sardonyx

Virgo Birthstone

August 23 to September 22

Peridot Gemstones,

Carnelian,

Blue Sapphire

Green Tourmaline,

Zircon Crystals,

Carnelian Stones

Amber, Smithsonite, Blue Topaz, Dioptase, Stichtite in Serpentine,

Citrine Crystals, Chrysocolla, Amazonite Stone, Red Garnet, Magnetite, Moss Agate, Peridot, Kambaba Jasper, Rainbow Moonstone Sodalite, Sardonyx, Dumortierite, Stichtite, Gaspeite, Sugilite

Libra Birthstone

September 23 to October 22

Peridot Gemstones

Lapis Lazuli Stones,

Sapphire

Ametrine, Aquamarine Stones, Bloodstone, Aventurine Stones, Emerald Stones, Green Tourmaline, Chiastolite, Herkimer Diamonds, Lepidolite, Lapis Lazuli,

Rainbow Moonstone,

Kunzite Crystal, Sunstones

Stichtite in Serpentine, Morganite, Tourmilated Quartz, Peridot, Prehnite

Scorpio Birthstone

October 23 to November 21

Peridot Gemstones, Agate

Aquamarine Stones

Turquoise Malachite

Emerald Stones,

Golden Topaz, Ruby Stone

Apache Tears, Boji Stone, Charoite, Dioptase, Green Tourmaline,

Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Kunzite, Emerald Stones, Rainbow Moonstone Rhodochrosite, Black Obsidian Stone, Peridot, Herkimer Diamonds, Variscite, Hiddenite

Sagittarius Birthstone

November 22 to December 21

Amethyst, Turquoise,

Blue Topaz

Lapis Lazuli, Blue Topaz, Vesuvianite

Azurite stone , Blue Lace Agate, Charoite, Dioptase, Malachite,

White Topaz, Ruby Stone,

Zircon Crystals, Merlinite

Labradorite Crystal, Idocrase,

Snowflake Obsidian, Pink Tourmaline, Sodalite, Sugilite, Yellow Sapphire,

Capricorn Birthstone

December 22 to January 19

Ruby, Turquoise

Agate, Peridot, Garnet, Vesuvianite

Amber, Azurite, Black Tourmaline,

Red Garnet, Blue Aragonite, Fluorite, Green Tourmaline, Carnelian Stones, Magnetite, Mahogany Obsidian, Chalcopyrite, Malachite, Idocrase, Labradorite Crystal, Jet,

Smokey Quartz, Black Onyx

Aquarius Birthstone

January 20 to February 18

Garnet,

Amethyst

Amethyst Crystals,

Garnet

Amber, Aquamarine, Iolite Stones, Atacamite, Blue Obsidian, Sugilite, Celestite, Angelite, Chrysoprase,

Moss Agate, Labradorite, Cryolite

Boji Stone, Fluorite, Magnetite,

Rainbow Moonstone, Pietersite,

Lithium Quartz, Rainforest Jasper

Pisces Birthstone

February 19 to March 20

Amethyst

Amethyst, Turquoise

Ametrine, Aquamarine Stones, Fluorite, Green Chrysoprase

Ocean Jasper, Blue Lace Agate, Charoite Stone, Calcite, Sunstones, Sapphire, Bloodstone, Smithsonite, Labradorite Crystal, Amber

Rainbow Moonstone

 

Birthstones as per months

Birthstones Month

Modern

Traditional

Mystical

January Birthstone

Garnet

Garnet

Emerald

February Birthstone

Amethyst

Amethyst

Bloodstone

March Birthstone

Aquamarine

Bloodstone

Jade

April Birthstone

Diamond

Diamond

Opal

May Birthstone

Emerald

Emerald

Sapphire

June Birthstone

Pearl

Alexandrite

Moonstone

July Birthstone

Ruby

Ruby

Ruby

August Birthstone

Peridot, Jade

Sardonyx

Diamond

September Birthstone

Sapphire

Sapphire

Agate

October Birthstone

Opal

Tourmaline

Jasper

November Birthstone

Yellow Topaz

Citrine

Pearl

December Birthstone

Blue Topaz, Turquoise

Zircon

Onyx

You can usually save between 70 and 80 percent off of appraisal prices at auction on birthstones,

If you want to sign-up to buy your special somebody their birthstone in a gorgeous setting,  sign-up for the perfect Auction Deal Here

If you want to see Current auctions click here

Thanks! see you at our next big Jewellery Auction

Sean Kastner

President

Kastner Auctions

Diamond Shapes, Facts and meanings From the Ages

Interesting Facts about the Most Recognized Diamond and Gemstone Shapes

Round Shaped Diamond

Popular Loose Round Diamond Shape

 

  • The “Round Brilliant Cut” Diamond Shape, also referred to as an “Ideal Cut” diamond, is a Round Cut Diamond that is cut with absolute mathematical precision, designed to give it maximum sparkle (Fire & Brilliance). It is the standard by which all other diamond shapes are compared to.

  • The Round Cut diamond shape typically has 58 facets. (including the culet):

    • On the Crown of the diamond (upper section) there are 8 bezel facets, 1 table facet, 8 star facets, and 16 upper girdle facets

    • On the pavilion of the diamond (lower section) there are 16 lower girdle facets, 8 pavilion main facets, and 1 culet

Emerald Shaped Diamond

Popular Loose Emerald Diamond Shape

  • Princess Cut Diamond can offer almost as much brilliance and fire as a nicely cut round shaped diamond. It was designed for it. The Princess Cut Diamond is also very good at hiding imperfections because of the way it is cut. You could consider it the best of both worlds.

  • Princess Cut Diamonds are typically square in shape, but can be rectangular too. Deep stones generally work better with the princess cut diamond.

Oval Shaped Diamond

Diamond Alchemy Symbol Meanings

  • The diamond is a symbol of refracting light to the alchemist. As such, the diamond is symbolic of the journey our souls make when we are trying to achieve higher understanding.

  • The goal for mankind is to walk a path on which our souls will shine and sparkle as brightly as the diamonds. On this path there will be many labyrinth turns (representative of the angles and facets of the diamond).

Diamond Alchemy Symbol Meanings

  • Clarity

  • Vision

  • Awareness

  • Labyrinth

  • Journey

Diamond Symbol Meanings

It is in this spirit of metaphor, analogy, and symbolism than more than the literal translation of the symbol, it is the vibrational tone, or the higher energetic wisdom with which the symbol meaning resonates

Native American Symbol for Butterfly - A Diamond symbol motifShown left is a common motif among Native peoples indigenous to North America, Canada, and Mexico. It signifies the butterfly. Indian nations identify the butterfly with the concept of “immortality.”

Immortality here is seen in the migratory patterns of the butterfly where they flock by the millions after traveling thousands of miles – coming home.

This encapsulates the divine journey in which man is born, moves through his world ever-gleaning more insight into his true identity and finally, (ideally) returns to the site of his first breath to realize he is immortal in his existence because of the path he chooses. In other words, man leaves a legacy, which is his key to immortality.

 

Mystic Earth Diamond SymbolNow shown left is an alchemical, mystical, and astrological symbol for “Earth.” Also seen with a circle around it, it symbolizes the movement and rhythm of nature’s cycles (i.e., four seasons) as well as the Aristotelian elements.

The earth has long been worshipped by ancient mystics. It is a representation of harmony, stability, and oneness with all things – a communal arena in which the core (center point of the 4 diamond cross) represents a foundational energy of unity and well-being.

Futhark Dagaz Diamond SymbolThis diamond symbol (shown left) as well as the next consecutive one, are both from northern Europe and are identified as the runic system of “Futhark” – a symbolic language housing tremendous meaning in each emblem. This rune is called the Dagaz and is the Symbol of the Dawn.

It is considered to be the rune of break-through’s and represents attainment of the meaning of life – enlightenment, satisfaction, “ultimate truth” – that which the seeker holds most valuable is obtained. Further, the Dagaz embodies the concepts of: Awakening, insight, clarification, awareness, epiphany, new beginnings, and connections to the mystical in all things.

It is also emblematic of time and space as complementary elements. This rune speaks of the partnership between night and day with the center-point represented as the dawn. Metaphorically, the dawn marks an awakening to all new understandings. Futhark Ingwuz Diamond symbolThis (shown left) diamond motif is seen throughout the ages and cultures. So, literally, this symbol means creation of life.

This diamond symbol is also found in alchemical philosophies. Metaphysically speaking, this foundational image tells of creativity that is expressed by the culmination of the four elements: Four sides indicating earth, fire, air, and water.

Diamond Symbolism and Elemental Alchemy

In the alchemical realm, the skillful employment of all four of these elements leads the practitioner to infinite potential and Divine creativity. We see the center of this (alchemical) symbol void of design – indicating creation takes place through the path of least resistance. In other words, it is by allowing that we obtain our true creative purpose.

Aristotelian Element Symbols

Consider the above shown diamond symbols (more accurately, triangle symbols), which are also alchemical in origin. These symbols are considered to be the building blocks of all matter, of everything.

Indeed, diamonds themselves are made from carbon, which is a foundational building block of matter.

consider this for your next purchase, a diamond that expresses her spirit and soul for ever

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Industrial Auctions Alberta

Factory, Oilfield and Construction Equipment still thrive in The Alberta market,

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with recent shifts in the economy the Edmonton market

has been growing 6-7 percent annually. Many construction companies have had great growth years and others have been dissolved by this growth and have plummeted into bankruptcy.

Both factors

If you want to bid on equipment like this from bankruptcies, closures & down sizes  Sign-up for Industrial updates have made Edmonton a hot spot for Construction  & Industrial Auctions. the use of timed internet auctions has helped Kastner Auctions Grow in this field,

Edmonton Estate Management and Auction

Kastner's Takes care of your Arrangements So you are free to cope with your loss
Kastner’s Takes care of your Arrangements So you are free to cope with your loss

Estate Auctions are a delicate matter that need an expert to handle.  In many cases their may be a certain overwhelm for you in Estate Management  you may have these questions:

  • What do I do with all of the merchandise?
  • how do I get this house cleaned and ready?
  • what do I do with all the merchandise that doesn’t look saleable
  • If somebody is contesting the Will what should I do?
  • how can I get the house sold in the least amount of time for the most money?

All of the above are certainly overwhelming, the best way to handle an estate by experts. for Companies that have handled well over 1700 complete estates from getting top dollar from antiques, making disposal arrangements, and in certain cases getting the property sold, Kastner Auctions has achieved A+ ratings from the Better Business Bureau to give you supreme confidence.

We take care of pick up of salable assets, arrange disposal, do complete home clean-ups and sell estate homes on the MLS, all in record time so you all you have to do is receive the asset chq. while you rearrange your life and cope with the loss of your loved ones, we do all the hard work for you.

For a free inquiry and assessment please contact us here

Restaurant Equipment Auctions

Restaurant Auctions Happen Suddenly In Edmonton

Either they happen from Bankruptcies, Trade-ins, Voluntary closures or importers that have to much product and need to “blow them through the auction to re-coop as much money as they can, this might be:

  • last years new inventory
  • excess cargo due to ordering minimums from factory
  • seized containers
  • mis-orders

Kastner Auctions always has these at all of their restaurant equipment Auctions

The Rest of the Equipment comes from

  • Restaurant Bankruptcies
  • Equipment Trade-ins
  • voluntary & involuntary Business Closures

These auctions aren’t usually hosted at Kastner Auctions, so you should sign-up well in advance to get VIP updates, some events happen with only 3 day notices so you need to stay informed.

If you have never been to a live auction before, it’s recommended Read This Article of First Time Bidding on Restaurant Equipment In Edmonton

There is no need to worry about title searches, as the items up for auction are guaranteed to be free and clear.  You are welcome to come on viewing day to test all the equipment for yourself. All new Equipment is GUARANTEED TO WORK

These Auctions either happen Suddenly or you will get some notice, the only way for sure to get notices is

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A Crash Course in becoming a AuctionDiamondologist

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Lets take a brief look at the last decades going concern  Canadian Diamonds   why are they more valuable and what makes them shine so bright

 

A thing beauty should not be the cause of ugly bloodshed.The lure of a Canadian diamond lies not just in its mesmerizing beauty but also in its conflict-free origins. Each of these diamonds from Canada’s mines undergoes an enhanced certification process that ensures that they were ethically sourced and that the ecosystem surrounding the mine was not harmed in any way. So, feel free in letting their dazzling brilliance cast a spell on you and all those around you

Socially conscious and eco-friendly, a Canadian Diamond’s glow is thus shinier and has Great Karma!

 Kneel, Black Diamonds:

 

Black is also stunningly beautiful. And where diamonds are concerned, black is not only beautiful, but is also rare.Tiny and relatively young, black and grey crystals appear naturally as deposits in the earth’s crust.These dark beauties have a unique crystalline structure that makes them absorb light, as opposed to reflecting light, which is what gives them their colour. more rare than other diamonds,  those whom value individuality, are one of a kind should pick black diamonds.

KNOW What to look for!

  • Look for the 4 Cs

    • Diamond’s colour

      • Light brown and yellow diamonds are more common

      • The whiter the stone the more valuable it is

      • This gradation is usually done in comparison to a master stone hence you can ask the jeweller for a master stone to compare your stone with.

      • Best way to check for colour is when the stone is unmounted

    • Diamond’s clarity

      • FL, IF:Flawless/Internally Flawless

      • VVS1/VVS2: Very Very Slight inclusions and blemishes ( not dectectable by the human eye with 10 x magnification

      • VS1/VS2: Very Slight inclusions and blemishes

      • SI1/SI2: Slight inclusions and blemishes

      • I1,I2,I3: inclusions and blemishes

    • Diamond’s cut (responsible for light reflection, as of now the Gemological Institute of America applies cut grades only to round diamonds so look more carefully for the cut quality in other diamonds! )

      • Excellent

      • Very Good

      • Good

      • Fair

      • Poor

    • Diamond’s carat weight

      • 1 carat (1ct) is equal to .2 grams or .007 ounces

      • carat weight does not reflect a diamond’s size

  • Diamond’s shape

  • Look for  laser-inscribed tracking numbers on the diamond as most Canadian Diamonds have them for enhanced traceability, you will need a magnifying glass to find the serial number

  • Diamond certificate (which should include)

    • Measurements

    • Clarity

    • Symmetry

    • Recognized diamond grading report from either of the organizations mentioned below

      • GIA Diamond Grading Report

      • GIA Diamond Dossier

      • American Gem Society Laboratories – AGS

      • The International Gemological Institute – IGI

      • European Gemological Laboratories – EGL

      • EGL USA

      • E.G.L. International

These are good guidlines to follow to identifying diamonds that you want to buy with confidence, always check the 4 C’s as best you can before an auction so you are well educated on the pieces you want to own!

Sean Kastner

Police Auctions

Police auctions in Edmonton have assets from theft recoveries, lost and found, as well as items from criminal seizures. These items range from beauty product to industrial tools and everything in between.

These auctions are held regularly at Kastner Auctions which is located at  11205- 149 street.

Experience the excitement of bidding on and winning an item you are wanting, during live bidding. Or if you would be more comfortable staying at home and bidding, you will be happy to know there is the option of online bidding.

There is no need to worry about title searches, as the items up for auction are guaranteed to be free and clear.

Police auctions are held regularly every 4 months. To learn more about these auctions sign up for your online Police auction notification here

 

Top things you should research before attending

Auction Houses in Edmonton- What you should know before attending an auction in Alberta

  • What does the auction house charge for a Buyers Premium. This is usually a percentage that is added to your purchase at the time of payment, something similar to GST.
  • Does the auction offer online bidding. Some bigger auction houses will offer this to their customer’s in order to reach a larger customer base.
  • Are they members of AAA, which stands for Auctioneer Association of Alberta. There is a code of ethics that is followed when they belong to AAA
  • Are they members of AAC, which is Auctioneer Association of Canada. You are able to check an auctions business reputation through the AAC.
  • Does the auction house have a permanent location. If they have an address, you should be able to go and  physically see a building in which they conduct their business. This will give you comfort in knowing they are not selling merchandise out of their vehicles and that the auction is indeed legal.
  • Is the Auction house you are interested in bonded. This will ensure you that the auction has gone through the proper channels to provide the security required by legislation.
  • Do they offer Online membership which would allow you to gather information at your own convenience, whether it be late night or early morning. This will  increases the clientele.
  • What are the dates and preview times before the item is up for auction. You want to be able to look at the merchandise and inspect it to your satisfaction. You will only pay so much if you are not 100% satisfied with the item,  so check their times for previewing items up for auction. Reputable auction houses have preview times before sale date.
  • Does the auction house guarantee any of their merchandise? This information can be found on their webpage.