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Proposing Made Easy: How to Select Engagement Rings

Making the decision to ask that special someone for their hand in marriage is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. When you decide that person is the one, your next biggest decision is what type of engagement ring to let them know you want to marry them. Here are some tips on selecting the perfect engagement ring: Decide if you want to go with an engagement ring that is already made or you want to create a custom engagement ring. We offer a wide range of premade engagement rings plus we have a custom jewelry bar where you can easily and affordably create your own engagement ring. Think about your budget and how much you can reasonably spend that won’t put you outside of your means to pay back. You also don’t want to start off a marriage in debt so put a lot of thought into a price that works for you and your future life. After all, you do also have to plan for a wedding and honeymoon so keep that all in your mind as you plan your budget. Think about style, design, and shape. The best place to start is to look at [...]

Houston’s Most Trusted Gold, Silver, Diamond and Jewelry Buyer

When you work with any business you want to make sure you can trust them, but when it comes to jewelry, diamonds, and precious metals, this becomes even more important. There are many reasons we believe we are the most trusted gold, silver, diamond and jewelry buyer in Houston: We have been serving Houston for over 26 years as a family owned and operated business, building up a reputation as a trusted jewelry, precious stones, metals and coin buyer. We have an experienced team of coin, jewelry, and precious stones and metals experts on staff that understand what they are looking at and know the values. We have a real time ticker on our website that shows the current price of gold, which is what we use as our basis for pricing what we buy from customers. We have an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Additionally, we have an extensive list of Google reviews on our website that testify to our trustworthiness, service, experience and knowledge. We also have reviews on Yelp that illustrate how customers view us as a trusted place to buy and sell jewelry. Here are two examples: “I have been looking for a [...]

Great Jewelry Ideas for Friendship Week

Your friends are most likely your most treasured asset. They are invaluable in many ways because it’s hard to find someone that will always be there for you and that you enjoy their company so much. Not that we take that for granted but often are hectic lives lead to us forgetting to let our friends know just how much they mean to us. That’s why things like Friendship Week were invented. It’s a time to stop and remember what makes your friends so special and also the opportune time to let them know. Each year, Friendship Week lands on the third week of August. This year, that means it’s August 21st through August 27th. Special friends deserve special gifts like jewelry. There are many types of jewelry that make great gifts for friends in your life and there’s no better time than Friendship Week to pick up a jewelry gift for them. Consider these gift ideas for your special friends during Friendship Week: • Charm bracelet with charms that represent your friendship and the interests of your friend • A friendship bracelet • A necklace that is themed with friendship or that contains a locket so you can put [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Great Jewelry Ideas for Friendship Week

Great Reasons to Use Our Custom Jewelry Bar Service

Our custom jewelry bar is a great experience for you to try out the ease and affordability of creating your own custom jewelry for yourself and, of course, for someone special in your life. Our custom jewelry bar provides a comfortable environment in which to work with our talented jewelry team and create any type of jewelry, including rings, earrings, bracelets, broaches, necklaces and more. You are only bound by your own imagination. The process involves scheduling a time to meet at our custom jewelry bar in which we will go over how custom jewelry designs work. We use software that lets us create the piece while we listen and work with you on your ideas. You can select everything from the type of precious metal, gemstone, and jewelry style. We’ll provide you with some ideas to help bring it to life and provide a picture in front of your eyes that shows it as a three-dimensional custom jewelry piece. Seeing it in front of your eyes rather than having to wait and see the final piece is helpful because you may realize you want something slightly different or you want to start over. This saves time and money plus [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Great Reasons to Use Our Custom Jewelry Bar Service

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

Why Hang Onto Unwanted Jewelry?

Closeup of gold jewelery with precious stones There are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t be keeping that unwanted jewelry. After all, it’s not like these are likely to be family heirlooms because then they would be a treasure. This unwanted jewelry is simply collecting dust and taking up space in your jewelry box. Having less clutter is always a good thing. Closeup of yellow gold jewelery on a black background Then there is the idea that the jewelry could be worth something so you have free money sitting there that you could be using on other items or just simply putting in the bank for a rainy day. Even if it’s costume jewelry, you’d be surprised what it might be worth, so it’s good to take it to a jewelry appraiser at a jewelry store to find out. What you may no longer like in terms of jewelry style might be the exact thing another person has been searching for, especially if your unwanted jewelry is vintage or from a certain time period. It’s worth having a look to see what people are searching for on online sites where they can list a certain type [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Why Hang Onto Unwanted Jewelry?

Father’s Day Gift Guide: Watches, Rings, Coins and More

Mom doesn’t have to be the only one to get a great gift from our Pasadena, Texas jewelry store. There is plenty here that will show Dad just how much you love and appreciate him this Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19th. Our Houston jewelry store is full of great gift ideas for Dad that he can cherish for a lifetime. Check out these gift ideas: Modern and vintage watches are still popular with Dads. It doesn’t have to be an Apple Watch to tempt him. Instead, you can check out our selection of antique and vintage watches, including Rolex, as well as new and traditional watch brands as well as other luxury watch brands. You can even get the watch engraved so he can remember who it was from and on what occasion he received it. We have many styles of men’s rings and bracelets that also make a nice touch for Father’s Day or we can custom create a ring or bracelet for Dad at our custom jewelry bar that highlights his individual style and design preferences. Our Houston jewelry store is renowned for our coin collection and if your Dad is a collector or you want to [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Father’s Day Gift Guide: Watches, Rings, Coins and More

Most Common Jewelry and Watch Repairs

You love your jewelry and watches, so the last thing you want is for them to break. The good news is that most items can be repaired by a jewelry store. Most repairs are related to wear and tear. Here are some of the most common jewelry repairs and watch repairs we see in our Pasadena, Texas jewelry store: Closeup of gold jewelery with precious stones Common Jewelry Repairs Worn metal: On wedding bands and other rings, the metal can be worn down and weaken. A gold or platinum-smith would need to take care of this common jewelry repair. Broken prongs: Diamond and gem settings use prongs to hold these in place. Over time or with poor care, these prongs can wear down or just simply break. You don’t want to lose a precious gem so this needs to be fixed by a jeweler. Broken chains and links: Necklace and bracelet chains and links also break over time. Depending on where or what breaks in the chain or links, it may be repairable or it may need to be replaced. A jewelry repair shop will be able to tell you what is involved upon closer inspection. Lost stones: [...]

By | May 21st, 2016|Categories: Pasadena Gold & Jewelry|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Most Common Jewelry and Watch Repairs