Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Facts About Jewelry and Watch Repair

If you have a watch or some jewelry that is in need of repair, it may be time to consider taking it into a reputable jewelry store to get it back to looking new. Before you go the next step, consider these general facts about watch and jewelry repair. Things to Know About Watch Repair Some watches just need cleaning while others may require a complete overhaul. An overall for a watch involves taking the complete movement apart, ultrasonically cleaning and oiling it, and putting it back together. This typically should be done every five years. Your watch may need a quartz conversion, which means that the mechanical/electric movement is replaced with a modern regulated quartz movement. It is a great way to update a treasured watch. Watch stem and crown repair involves the little knob on the side of a watch, which helps you set the time on the watch. Simpler watch repairs include replacing the watch battery. This is necessary when your watch stops telling the correct time or just stops running altogether. Other changes that may be needed include replacing the gasket on the watch as well as polishing the metal band or replacing the band or [...]

By | February 27th, 2016|Categories: Rolex, Rolex Watch, Watches For Men|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Facts About Jewelry and Watch Repair

Tips for Selling Your Gold

The price of gold is at one of its highest points in years, so this may be the time to go through your jewelry and consider what you may not want or have not used to cash in on this precious metal. To ensure you get the best deal for your gold, consider these tips for selling your gold: Get to know who you are selling to before actually selling. This means doing some research about the gold buyer. You can go on sites like the Better Business Bureau or social media sites like Yelp to hear what others have to say about the gold buying business. It’s also a good idea to go into the store and browse around, interact with the staff, and get an overall feel for the place before you bring in your gold to sell to see if you feel comfortable with a working relationship with the staff. Do your homework about gold selling. For example, you will want to be familiar with certain facts about gold selling, including that the gold is measured in Troy ounces so be sure to have the weight of the pieces that you are selling in advance. You also [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Gold Coins|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tips for Selling Your Gold

Delight your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with a pair of sparkling diamond earrings from our collection or by creating a custom set of diamond earrings with the help of our jewelry craftsmen. Types of Diamond Earrings There are many different styles and designs of diamond earrings to consider for Valentine’s Day: Diamond stud earrings are simple settings that have prongs that hold a diamond into place and focus strictly on the sheer beauty this precious stone offers. This type of earring goes with all types of clothing and situations. Drop earrings offer a way to combine diamonds with other stones or feature them on their own within various settings that cascade down from the ear. One particular style of drop earring is known as the chandelier earring, which looks similar to a chandelier that illuminates a home. Unlike a drop earring that features one or two stones, this style often has many. Another design style for diamond drop earrings is known as the “journey” earring where each diamond on the drop increases in size along the curve of the earring in either a circle or square shape. Hoop earrings come in an array of sizes and thicknesses but are in [...]

Jewelry Ideas to Make This the Best Valentine’s Day Ever!

With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, you may be struggling over what to get your sweetheart this year. That’s why we are here to help you find the perfect gift of jewelry that shows your love. Here are some ideas to consider: We have a wide array of gold, silver, and platinum jewelry that covers numerous styles and design choices as well as budgets! You can find rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets and more within our Pasadena jewelry store in Houston. Our watch collection offers many recognizable brands, including antique and retro watches, watches with precious stones, and special edition watches, including those from Rolex. While our Houston jewelry shop has many Valentine’s Day gifts already ready to be gift boxed up and wrapped, we have an extraordinary idea that will take your Valentine’s Day gift from great to memorable. That involves coming in and working with our jewelry designers on a custom jewelry piece that your loved one will never find at other jewelry stores or see anyone else wearing. We have a custom jewelry bar where you can sit with our designers and select everything from the precious metal and stones to the setting and design style [...]

By | February 9th, 2016|Categories: Valentine's Day Gifts|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Jewelry Ideas to Make This the Best Valentine’s Day Ever!