Author Archives: Julianne Jacobs

June Birthstone Spotlight: Moonstone, Pearl & Alexandrite

Lucky you, June babies! You have not one, not two, but THREE lovely gemstones to choose from as your birthstone. Most consider pearls as the primary birthstone for the month of June, while Moonstone and Alexandrite are alternatives. All of these stones are rich in their own unique beauty and history. Keep reading to find […]

The Modern Guide to Men’s Jewelry

Have you ever considered wearing men’s jewelry, but weren’t sure where to start? With the popularity of social media and online shopping, it seems everyone’s style is on display more so than ever before. This means seriously upping your fashion game, whether you’re a man or a woman. Men’s jewelry is seeing a resurgence in […]

May Birthstone Spotlight: Emerald

May is upon us, and those of you with birthdays this month have a stunning birthstone: the brilliant emerald. This gemstone’s rich green shade symbolizes the renewal and rejuvenation of spring. In fact, the name “emerald” comes from the Greek word “smaragdus,” which literally means “green.” Interested in learning more about emeralds? Keep reading for […]

Engagement Ring Etiquette: When “I Do” Becomes “I Don’t”

An engagement ring: a symbol of hope for the future and longevity in a loving, trusting relationship. Engagement ring etiquette dictates we wear it on our left ring fingers because that’s where a vein connects to your heart. This, however, is an old wives’ tale. While it’s a romantic thought, it’s a modern myth… similar […]

What’s the Deal with Lab-Grown Diamonds?

Are you attracted to the lower price tag of lab-grown diamonds? Think twice before making this particular investment! We all know one of the first steps to the perfect proposal: picking out the diamond ring your partner will swoon for! And our team at Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange is thrilled to help you find […]

Are You Tidying Up Marie Kondo Style?

Marie Kondo Folding Clothes

Over the past few years, the Marie Kondo method of tidying up has exploded in popularity across America. The Japanese tidying guru, as a result of her wildly popular book and Netflix series, has a method that is convincing (typically materialistic) Americans to get rid of dust-gathering junk like never before. If you’re unfamiliar with […]

Why Should You Get a Jewelry Appraisal?

Man Inspecting Watch

Your jewelry holds a great deal of value — both monetary and emotional. To protect the monetary value of your jewelry, Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange offers you an appraisal on your prized jewelry pieces while you wait. Whether you’re a lifetime jewelry collector or just have a few select pieces you adore, you’ve worked […]

The Tiffany Yellow Diamond: The True Star of the 2019 Academy Awards

Lady Gaga in Black Dress

The 2019 Academy Awards hosted hundreds of movie stars, famous directors, producers, and creators. Unsurprisingly, Lady Gaga was one of the most anticipated stars to walk the red carpet — but not for a meat dress or sky-high heels. While she typically rocks daring looks, Lady Gaga was the epitome old Hollywood glamour in an […]