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abercrombie

Abercrombie Gems

3008 Bee Caves Road, #100

Austin, TX 78746

www.abercrombiegems.com

>> The store opened in 1989 and showcases some amazing vintage and antique jewelry, specializing in Art Deco engagement rings and wedding bands for brides and grooms.  Abercrombie Gems consistently buys jewelry, diamonds, gold, and silver on a daily basis and welcomes anyone looking to sell their pieces into their Austin storefront.  They can appraise, design and repair as well, making it a perfect one-stop-shop for all your jewelry needs!

Read the full blog post here.

 

bellbird

Bell & Bird

1206 W 38th St.

Austin, TX 78705

www.bellandbird.com

>> Austin's own tucked away nook of antique jewelry, finely curated by a husband and wife team.  Each piece is found on their extensive treasure hunts that span the globe!  With rarity and fine craftsmanship abounding within their cases, it is a must-see for any antique jewelry lover!

Read the full blog post here.


By George

1400 S Congress Ave.

Austin, TX 78704

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524 N Lamar Blvd. #103

Austin, TX 78703

www.bygeorgeaustin.com

 

ckirkroot

C. Kirk Root Designs

10000 Research Blvd. #126

Austin, TX 78759

www.kirkrootdesigns.com

>> C. Kirk Root Designs, like a gemstone, has many facets to it. From custom design work, to written appraisals, to award-winning designs, bridal and engagement rings, loose gemstones, in-house repairs, and even antique & estate jewelry!  The store is really a one-stop-shop for all your jewelry needs! Their specialty is colored gemstones, so if you love all the colors of the rainbow, you'll love this store!

Read the full blog post here.

 

elizapage

Eliza Page

229 W. 2nd St.

Austin, TX 78701

www.elizapage.com

>> Eliza Page is a fun and "hands-on" jewelry boutique located downtown, next to some great shops and tasty dining spots!  The store invites you into their open and airy showroom which has a fresh feel. I love the mix of cool and trendy, with the bohemian and eclectic. The best place to pick up a gift for someone special!

Read the full blog post here.

 

maryray

Mary Ray Jewelry

www.maryrayjewelry.com

>> Mary Ray designs and makes all her jewelry right here in Austin, TX! Graceful, simplistic, versatile and contemporary all are perfect descriptions for Mary Ray's designs.  She has many celebrity clients including Sandra Bullock.

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shaesby

Shaesby

www.shaesby.com

>> Shaesby's design studio is a really special place.  The modern, two-story building is surrounded by a serene koi pond and succulents, and gives off an ultra-cool vibe. Each piece of jewelry is handcrafted in the Shaesby studio to ensure the highest level of quality--from casting and hand forging, to stone setting and welding, every production step occurs here, in Austin, TX!

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threegraces

The Three Graces

www.georgianjewelry.com

>> Established in 2002, owner Lisa Stockhammer-Mial has created an incredible online selection of antique and vintage jewelry.  Their website features hundreds of pieces, with lots of categories and learning too!  Whether you're looking for an antique engagement ring, a fun necklace or that ultimate pair of earrings, The Three Graces is bound to have it!  Check back often as their inventory is updated daily.  The Three Graces is located in Austin but does not have a showroom.

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vada

Vada Jewelry

www.vadajewelry.com

>> Vada Jewelry is created and based in Austin, TX by Katie who has each piece handmade in the city she calls home!  Katie also curates a fine selection of antique jewelry which can also be seen on her website.  Vada Jewelry is sold online or at both By George locations in Austin.

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Dallas:

 

deboulle

deBoulle

6821 Preston Road

Dallas, TX 75205

www.deboulle.com

>> Step inside an elegant store that provides fine jewelry to the discerning customer, with inventory consisting of a mix of antique and estate jewelry, and their very own deBoulle Collection.  Celebrating 30 years, deBoulle offers some outstanding, once-in-a-lifetime pieces and is a favorite stop for watch collectors.  Their antique and estate selection changes frequently, but seems to always carry David Webb, Cartier and Greek designers Lalaounis and Zolotas.

 

fortyfiveten

Forty Five Ten

4510 McKinney Avenue

Dallas, TX 75205

www.fortyfiveten.com

>> A trendy, upbeat boutique located in a historic building, with a unique array of designer gold jewelry.  Designers range from local artists like Rebecca Lankford, to LA-based HOORSENBUHS, Anita Ko, Spinelli Kilcollin, and NY-based Pamela Love Fine and Kimberly McDonald. 

 

fullers

Fuller's Jewelry

15164 Marsh Lane

Addison, TX 75001

www.fullersjewelry.com

>> A family-owned business that has been strong since 1949, Fuller’s Jewelry has a wide range of gemstone jewelry set in yellow gold as well as bridal mountings and bands.  It is a great place to pick up your basics—like gold stud earrings, gold hoops, a charm bracelet and some stacking bands.  Located just outside of Dallas in Addison, TX it may be worth your trip since their prices are very fair!

 

heritageauctions

Heritage Auctions

3500 Maple Avenue 17th Floor

Dallas, TX 75219

www.ha.com

>> Score fine pieces of jewelry at auction with Dallas-based, world-renowned Heritage Auctions.  Bid online or on-site at their headquarters located in the heart of Uptown in Dallas. Jewelry auctions are every Tuesday, with three larger jewelry auctions each year.

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kellymitchell

Kelly Mitchell

4256 Oak Lawn Avenue

Dallas, TX 75219

www.kellymitchelljewelry.com

>> If jewelry stores and bakery shops are your favorite places, then Kelly Mitchell is your dream come true!  The newly opened store’s concept is built upon the fixtures resembling old-fashioned bakery cases, with a gold ceiling and “bar” where the register sits.  If that doesn’t have your mouth-watering already, the colorful jewels will!  Designers from Italy and Germany are amongst many pieces Kelly designs herself, as well as an engagement and wedding section.  The store is laid out in “Life Events” like Everyday Wear, Black-Tie, Around the World, Art/Investment, and Wedding/Anniversary.

 

stanley

Stanley Korshak

500 Crescent Ct.

Dallas, TX 75201

www.stanleykorshak.com

>> Luxury every inch you can gaze upon, Stanley Korshak features a fine selection of new designer jewelry, with many high-end pieces. Designers like Coomi, Mizuki, Nikos Koulis, Yossi Harari, Carolina Bucci and Texas-native Michael Tracy are among the line-up of gold designers.  

 

szor

Szor Collections

6131 Luther Lane #210

Dallas, TX 75225

www.szorcollections.com

>> Prepare to feel as though you are walking into the chicest jewelry closet, as the showroom is set up with a wall of glass cabinets, with concealed drawers underneath, each filled with even more jewels!  Each designer is particularly chosen and consists of a list of creative, contemporary artists that design spectacular pieces.  “Wear something different” is their philosophy, and it holds true for anyone who wants to visit a jewelry store that set itself a part from the rest.

 

villagegoldsmith

Village Goldsmith Antiques

Forestwood Antique Mall, 5333 Forest Lane

Dallas, TX 75244

www.villagegoldsmithantiques.com

>> The shop itself is tucked away, like a hidden treasure, in the back part of the Forestwood Antique Mall.  Once you stumble upon it, you’ll know!  With hundreds of gold rings and charms, a large assortment of vintage and antique bracelets, necklaces and earrings, there is much to gaze upon, so plan ahead to delegate some time!  The owners Eric & Cecile have been in the business for over 40 years and have a unique distinction—being members of the National Cufflink Society!  Their men’s gold jewelry selection is quite extensive, which sets them a part from many antique jewelry stores.  And they are as friendly as can be!

Read the full blog post here.


ylang23

Ylang23

Plaza At Preston Center, 8300 Preston Road

Dallas, TX 75225

www.ylang23.com

>> Dallas’ must-stop shop for any jewelry lover, where you are guaranteed to fall in love with something!  Hip and high-end, on-trend jewelry designers, and a ring bar top off the list of best things about Ylang23 and its new location at the Plaza at Preston Center.  The interior is just as beautiful as the jewelry, where their best-selling gold pieces include Cathy Waterman, Jennifer Meyer, Sethi Couture, Megan Thorne, and newly added Jemma Wynne and Monique Péan.  Did I mention, they have a ring bar?!  A cool concept that brings engagement ring shopping to a whole new, laid-back level!

Read the full blog post here.

 

Houston:

charde

Charde Jewelers

5600 Kirby Drive

Houston, TX 77005 

www.chardejewelers.com

>> Cool and eclectic, Charde Jewelers is boutique owned by Cliff Hybarger who began his career as a trained silversmith in a special Native American technique.  Today, his boutique has changed quite a bit by adding lots of hip and trendy gold jewelry designers to his roster, but it still has a Southwestern feel.  Amongst his cases, designers like Zoe Chicco, Xiao Wang, Jennie Kwon, and Hirotaka are best sellers, with lots of gold pieces also made in-house.  Discovered two designers—Loren Gideon and Zina—which both have some great pieces available only at Charde.

 

cottonclub

Cotton Club Collection

3941 San Felipe Street

Houston, TX 77027

www.cottonclubcollection.com

>> Although the world of fine jewelry is quite new to this 25 year old boutique, owner Lisa Spain has chosen jewelry lines that fit her customers quite well.  Trunk Shows are hugely popular, especially when the designers make an appearance.  The boutique loves connecting with their featured artists, like Todd Reed, Suneera, Sethi Couture, and Pamela Froman, which they say helps aid in selling when they are able to tell each of their stories when showing customers the jewelry.  

 

pastera

Past Era

3433 West Alabama Street

Houston, TX 77027

www.pastera.com

>> A must-see for any antique jewelry lover or collector!  The shop has a highly curated collection of antique jewelry that ranges from Georgian pieces to 1940s/1950s retro style, and everything in between!  Make sure to mention what types of jewelry you are interested in or collect, because Past Era has lots of back stock not shown in the main cases—like piles of gold bands in all styles and eras, gold earrings from several different eras and even antique baby rings!  The store also caters to any collector, whether you are just beginning and have a smaller budget or are highly advanced and need that once-in-a-lifetime piece!

Read the full blog post here.


tenenbaum

Tenenbaum & Co.

1801 Post Oak Boulevard

Houston, TX 77056

www.tenenbaumandco.com

>> With a 40-year-old legacy, Tenenbaum & Co. is an enchanting delight for a passionate antique jewelry collector.  They have some of the largest collections of rare, hard-to-find pieces from Tiffany & Co., Cartier, David Webb, Buccellati, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Bvlgari.  Need something for under $2500?  A featured section of jewelry cabinet space is filled with lots of items under that price point.  They also create their own custom jewelry designs as well as bridal jewelry.  And the showroom is strikingly beautiful!

 

valobra

Valobra Master Jewelers

Highland Village, 4078 Westheimer

Houston, TX 77027

www.valobra.net

>> Having the sophistication of being jewelers to the Italian Royal Family, Valobra did not disappoint.  Exquisite gold necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings, each fit for a queen, literally!  The shop also has a selection of antique and estate jewelry that is mixed throughout, with most of the items being their namesake designs, created and manufactured in Italy.  The store has another location, in New Orleans’ French Quarter, with both locations selling not only jewelry, but fine antique furniture, chandeliers, and art.  

 

zadok

Zadok Jewelers

1749 Post Oak Boulevard

Houston, TX 77056

www.zadok.com

>> Don’t let the outside fool you, once inside Zadok Jewelers boasts 12k square feet of jewelry, with lots of yellow gold represented from over 90 brands showcased!  Bigger is better in Texas!  Favorites from H.Stern, Pomellato, Bvlgari, Carelle, JJ Number 8 and more!  The family-owned business also specializes in engagement rings and wedding bands with endless possibilities.  

 

 

Do you know of a store or designer in Texas that is missing from this list?  Are you a store or jewelry designer based in Texas and want me to visit? Email us! texas@gemgossip.com