Pawnshop (emphasis on "a") is a firm whose main activity is the issuance of loans secured by valuables and other liquid assets.
How does the pawnshop work?
You bring him gold, you are estimated at X rubles and give 0.7 * X rubles in cash at 1% per day. If you do not return the debt, your rings and earrings become the property of a pawnshop. If money is needed desperately, and there is no gold, you can take it to the pawnshop of your vehicle's car and in case of a debt default on your car, the owner of the pawnshop will drive.
The word "Lombard" comes from the name of the area of Lombardy, which is located in the north of Italy. Here in the Middle Ages a lot of businessmen flourished, not always clean on hand, who offered people loans on the security of jewelry.
The pawnshop is on the list: Finance