Category Archives: Diamond

Why You Should Avoid Pawning Jewelry

Pawn shop from the old West, where pawning jewelry likely occurred

When you first think of pawning jewelry or pawn shops, you may think of the TV show “Pawn Stars,” or maybe even a Quentin Tarantino film. However, pawn shops aren’t just an American practice, although more than 30 million Americans use pawn shops yearly. The practice of pawning has been around for centuries, dating back […]

J. Lo’s Green Diamond

Photo of a green diamond and Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez’s love don’t cost a thing, but she still got a pretty solid engagement ring from Ben Affleck! J. Lo’s newest engagement ring features an 8.5-carat ultra-rare green diamond with white diamonds. Affleck and Lopez were previously engaged in the early 2000s, so this is technically their second engagement and second engagement ring. The […]

Tips To Distinguish Real Jewelry From Fake

Jeweler examining a diamond with a loupe

Humans have spent thousands of years entranced by gemstones and precious metals. In some ways, we’re like fish – we’re attracted to shiny things! That’s why jewelry and gemology are such fascinating subjects with rich histories. It’s also why it’s so difficult to tell the real deal from the imitation. While costume jewelry and diamond […]

April Birthstone Spotlight: Diamond

The April birthstone, the diamond.

April babies, you are lucky enough to call the diamond your birthstone! This brilliant stone embodies the glimmer of the fresh beginning of spring perfectly. It’s no surprise that this is our favorite birthstone — after all, we are diamond experts! While you may know quite a bit about girl’s best friend, keep reading to […]

The Celebrity Engagement Rings of 2019

2019 fue un gran año para las celebridades que se arrodillaron. Si bien nos entretienen todos los aspectos de los compromisos y bodas de celebridades, prestamos atención a un aspecto en particular: ¡los anillos de compromiso de celebridades, por supuesto! Aquí están nuestras bengalas de celebridades favoritas del año pasado: Scarlett Johansson Ver esta publicación en Instagram […]

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 […]