Category Archives: Jewelry

July Birthstone Spotlight: Ruby

Those of you with July birthdays already know your birth month is full of fiery fun. Whether it’s the heat of summer or firecrackers on Independence Day, July has as much vibrancy as its birthstone: the ruby! What’s in a ruby? According to GIA, “chromium is the trace element that causes a ruby’s red, which […]

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 […]

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?

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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 […]