Category Archives: Jewelry

May Gemstone Spotlight: Emeralds

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 […]

Official Diamond Shape Guide

So, you’ve decided to start looking for a diamond engagement ring. Good news — you’re in excellent hands! We’ll help you find your dream engagement ring at Dallas Gold & Silver Exchange for the very best price. The first step in creating the perfect engagement ring is choosing the right diamond, starting with its shape. Choosing […]

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 […]

Jewelry Gift Guide: For Her

Assorted Jewlery Products

We are so excited to share our jewelry gift guide today! A lot of these pieces are classics that make for the perfect gift. Most of our David Yurman collection we get from jewelry store close outs, dealer close outs, or are pre-loved. Same goes for our other designer jewelry featured here — Cartier, Tiffany […]

How Did Blue Diamonds Get That Way? We Think We Know

Kate Winslet Blue Diamond Necklace

Blue diamonds are the rarest kind. Roughly one in every 200,000 diamonds has the tint that makes the Hope Diamond so magical and made us swoon over Kate Winslet in Titanic. A new study in the journal Nature gives us the best idea yet how it happens, and how they got here. Researchers analyzed 46 […]