Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Sell Your Gold and Silver Online, Quickly and Safely

There are many websites that offer a place where you can sell your gold and silver. However, the idea of mailing your gold and silver in and waiting to see what you will get paid is a little worrisome. Will you get paid? Have you lost your jewelry or gold and silver? Is there any recourse? With many of these services, there may be reason to be concerned. However, with Pasadena Gold and Jewelry here in Houston, Texas, we are proud of this easy service and provide a commitment to everyone that uses it that we offer a fair and transparent way to sell your gold and silver. You can mail your items to us by registered USPS mail, UPS, or FedEx to: Pasadena Gold and Jewelry 6015 Fairmont Parkway Pasadena, Texas 77505 Of course, you can also bring us your items for immediate payment. When you mail us your gold, silver, jewelry, or coins, we weigh, test, and grade them the day they are received. We also will contact you to confirm that we received your items and will share our comprehensive analysis with you. You can then accept or decline our offer. If you decline, we will return [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry, Sell Coins|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sell Your Gold and Silver Online, Quickly and Safely

Caring for Treasured Watches Passed Down Through the Generations

Whether it is a pocket watch, classic Rolex, or a vintage watch passed down to you from generation to generation, you want to take care of it and ensure that you can then pass it down to your children and grandchildren. You can keep that treasured family heirloom in good working order just by having it regularly maintained by a watch repair company like our jewelry store in Pasadena, Texas. Closeup of gold jewelery with precious stones Here are some things that we do to ensure your treasured watches stay in the best shape possible: Clean and oil the watch or pocket watch, including taking the watch movement apart. All parts are washed in benzene, including jewel mountings, wheels, screws, balance, jewels and more. This removes any dirt and old oil that has accumulated over time. The parts are also washed in a special soap solution, cleaned in cyanide, put back into soap and water, and then immersed in alcohol before being left to completely dry. Each part of your watch or pocket watch is then polished and reassembled. All bearing surfaces are oiled. While not in use, you should keep your antique watches and vintage pocket watches [...]

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , |Comments Off on Caring for Treasured Watches Passed Down Through the Generations

Customer-Specific Jewelry Design Requests at Our Jewelry Bar

There are those times where you don’t want to just pick a piece of jewelry from a case because the moment is so special that you want to present an original, one-of-a-kind piece to your loved one. That’s why we created our Jewelry Bar where we meet with customers to create customer-specific jewelry designs that fit their style and budget. We make all types of custom jewelry, including: Rings, including engagement rings, wedding rings and bands, stacking rings, cocktail rings, statement rings, signet rings and class rings Necklaces, including pendants Cufflinks Tie Bars and Tie Clips Watches Earrings, including drop earrings and studs Bracelets, including cuff bracelets, identification bracelets, charms and charm bracelets and bangles. Brooches The process for a customer-specific jewelry design is very simple so it becomes a truly enjoyable and memorable experience. All you need to do is make an appointment and come in to work with our jewelry artisans. They will ask you about the size, shape, materials, design and details you want in your custom jewelry. If you are not sure, they can show you other examples or designs that may help you narrow down what you want to do. They use software to create [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , |Comments Off on Customer-Specific Jewelry Design Requests at Our Jewelry Bar

Finding the Engagement Ring That Will Make Them Smile

The decision to get married is a huge step in life. It’s a new level of commitment. And, with it, comes an almost as big decision: what type of engagement ring to get to ask for that special someone’s hand in marriage? It can feel overwhelming in terms of the number of choices and maybe even the price tag has you a little bit nervous. However, finding that perfect engagement ring that will make them smile and get them to say “yes” doesn’t have to be difficult if you follow these tips: Set and stick with a budget. Don’t let someone fool you into thinking that you need to spend more than you can possibly afford in order to prove your love. The standard rule is two month’s salary but you need to see if that works for your budget or not. This is a joyous occasion so it shouldn’t stress you out thinking about how you are ever going to pay for it. Pay attention to what your love wears. Check out the jewelry and see if it is modern or traditional as well as what type of metal it is primarily made of. This will help you be [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|Categories: Wedding Jewelry|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Finding the Engagement Ring That Will Make Them Smile