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What Is Considered Junk Silver?

 

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Junk silver holds a unique charm and value that has captivated collectors and investors for generations. Its name can be a bit of a misnomer but make no mistake—junk silver can fetch you a pretty penny! So what is considered junk silver, and is it worth collecting? Keep reading to find out!

What Is Considered Junk Silver?

Junk silver refers to coins minted pre-1965 that are worth their content of silver. They were once commonly used in everyday transactions before the transition to base metals like copper and nickel due to rising silver prices.

Junk silver coins include war nickels, dimes, quarters, and half-dollars. The term “junk” simply refers to the fact that these coins generally don’t hold any numismatic value due to their lack of rarity or collector-grade condition. However, they possess intrinsic value thanks to their silver content.

What’s the Difference Between Junk Silver and Bullion?

People collect pure bullion, junk silver, and even junk silver as bullion. The primary, and most significant difference, is that pure bullion is .999 pure and junk silver is .900 pure.

Should You Collect Junk Silver?

One of the most compelling reasons to collect junk silver is because of its intrinsic value. Unlike paper currency, which can be susceptible to inflation and devaluation, junk silver will (almost) always retain its value, and potentially rise in value,because of its silver content. Historically, precious metals have been a way to protect oneself against economic uncertainty and inflation. By holding junk silver, you have a tangible asset that can retain value, and potentially grow in value, even in challenging economic times.

Additionally, junk silver collections can encompass a wide range of coins, each with its own unique characteristics and history. Whether you’re interested in Mercury dimes, Barber quarters, or Kennedy half-dollars, there’s a diverse selection of coins to choose from. This variety allows collectors to curate collections that reflect their personal interests and preferences.

Start Your Junk Silver Collection at David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange

If you’re looking to start a junk silver collection, we’re here to help! Buying and selling coins and bullion is our passion, and with over 30 years of coin broker experience, we’ve come to learn a lot about it. Give us a call or stop by to get in touch today!

Here’s What to Know About Women’s Wedding Rings Before You Buy

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While an engagement ring is meant to signify the intent to marry, it’s traditional to also include a wedding band that’s presented during the wedding ceremony. Before making these two big purchases, you’ll want to become more knowledgeable about the different styles. Keep reading to find out what you need to know about women’s wedding rings.

What Are the Different Kinds of Women’s Wedding Rings?

Congratulations on deciding to propose! Now that you’re ready to pick out the ring(s), you’ll want to know the different kinds to choose from. 

Engagement Rings

Traditionally, women’s engagement rings feature one prominent stone, usually a diamond, and can have smaller stones around the band of the ring or have two stones on either side of the main diamond. The smaller stones can be diamonds or other precious gemstones like moissanite, emeralds, rubies, etc.

Gemstone engagement rings have become increasingly popular over the years due to their ability to catch the eye with their pop of color, their versatility, and being less expensive than a diamond engagement ring. David’s Jewelry has a large variety of loose diamonds and gemstones for you to choose from to make your ring truly unique. 

There are a variety of metals to choose from for the band of an engagement ring, including white, yellow, and rose gold; sterling silver; and platinum. Keep in mind that there are pros and cons to each of these metals, so it’s best to speak with our professional jeweler regarding lifestyle and budget when picking a metal for an engagement ring band.

Wedding Bands

There are many different ways to style and create wedding bands to complement the wearer, whether you choose a bridal set that comes together or you design and purchase the band separate from the engagement ring. The metals that can be used include the aforementioned in the engagement rings section.

Eternity Bands

If you’re looking for a band that represents you and your partner’s endless love for one another, you may choose to go with an eternity band. Named for the continuous pattern or stones around the ring, these bands can also be contoured bands or worn by themselves.

Additionally, there are also half eternity bands with only half of the ring featuring stones or a pattern to lower the cost of the ring. You’ll also want to consider the shape of the stone in your eternity or half-eternity band, as this will largely affect how the band looks. Marquise, baguette, and round cuts held in place by full-bezel or half-bezel sets, pave’ prong settings, or secured within a channel.

Shadow/Curved/Contoured Bands

If you want your wedding band to sit flush up against the engagement ring band, you may need to opt for a shadow wedding band. A shadow band is contoured, or curved, to the shape of the engagement ring, so it’s a perfect fit. This helps avoid “gapping,” which can happen if the stone setting or shape of the engagement ring prevents the bands from being side-by-side.

Shadow bands can be worn either on the top or the bottom of the engagement ring, but because of the contoured look, most people don’t wear their shadow bands by themselves.

Which Wedding Ring Profile Should You Choose?

The wedding ring profile refers to the shape of the outer edge of the ring. They can be either round or flat; you just want to ensure both the engagement ring and wedding band have the same profile so the set has a more cohesive look. Most jewelry stores will let you choose which one you want when it comes to this important design element. 

Custom Design

Additionally, they may choose to custom design from scratch or from an inherited family stone.

Find Your Perfect Bridal Set at David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange

Find or custom design your perfect bridal set at David’s Jewelry! We offer ethical, sustainable, and conflict-free engagement ring options with a variety of traditional, modern, and rare cuts, colors, and sizes of quality loose GIA certified diamonds to choose from. Our talented team would love to bring your engagement ring vision to life! 

Our jewelry inventory also includes rings from every era including art deco, mid-century, vintage, and modern styles to fit the wearer’s vision and personality. Whatever you choose, you can rest easy knowing you’ll have a beautiful ring without breaking the bank. Stop by today to see our selection!

New Bling or Bullion? Why a Jewelry and Coin Appraisal Is Essential

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An appraisal is a process by which a professional assesses the value of an item. For jewelry, an appraisal can tell you the kind of gem and metal it is made up of. For coins, this process can tell you what kind of coin it is, what metals it’s made of and it’s value.

Getting a jewelry and coin appraisal is essential for a multitude of reasons, which we’ll cover in this blog. Keep reading to find out why!

Do You Want to Preserve the Value of Your Assets?

If the answer is yes, you should get a jewelry and coin appraisal. Depending on their value, jewelry and coins can be valuable assets in your financial portfolio. By getting an appraisal, you can have the value, authenticity, and quality of your assets verified.

As we mentioned above, a professional appraisal can tell you what kind of gemstone(s) are in your jewelry, the karat size of the gemstone, and what precious metals it’s made of. For coins, they can verify their quality, condition, authenticity, what kind of coin it is, and the metals it’s made of. 

Don’t think of an appraisal as a one-and-done action. You should have your valuables appraised every few years (most professionals agree three years is a good amount of time) since the value of precious metals, stones, and gems frequently changes. This will give you an accurate replacement value should you ever lose your valuables or if they’re stolen.

Do You Need a Jewelry and Coin Appraisal for Insurance Coverage?

Yes! You can get insurance coverage on your expensive jewelry and coins in the case of loss, damage, or theft. In this case, having a written appraisal is essential so your insurance company has accurate documentation of your items’ worth. This is also why it’s important to have your items appraised every few years, so the estimated value is up to date.

Speak with your insurance agent to determine what kind of appraisal you will need and verify with the appraiser that they can provide the appraisal that you need.

With the appropriate appraisal, in the case of loss, damage, or theft, your insurance can reimburse you for the cost of your jewelry or coins.

Do You Want to Resell Your Valuables?

If you ever decide to part ways with your valuables and decide to resell them, an appraisal can make a significant difference. By providing proof of value and authenticity for you and a potential buyer, you can save time haggling over the worth of what you’re selling. A professional appraisal confirms that your selling price is fair and accurate, increasing the likelihood of a successful transaction.

Reselling to a long-established, highly-rated jewelry store like ours ensures you have the best possible reselling experience. We won’t shortchange you on the value of your items, and our process is quick and easy! Don’t disregard items that are old or in need of repair; we accept broken or unwanted and even scrap gold and silver. 

What Are the Different Kinds of Appraisals We Offer?

  • Replacement value: this is an estimation of how much it would actually cost to replace your valuables and is primarily used for insurance purposes.
  • Fair market value: the estimated selling prices based on your valuables’ current market value and condition.

Get Confidence and Peace of Mind with a Professional Jewelry and Coin Appraisal from David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange

Here at David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange, we can provide you with a professional verbal or written appraisal for one item or a whole collection! There’s no appointment necessary, so you can visit us whenever you’re free. However, if you prefer to make an appointment, that option is available through our Facebook page or you can give us a call!

We offer quick, onsite appraisals for single items at no cost to you. Written appraisals are completed in as little as 2-3 days, depending on the size of the collection. Visit our Appraisal Service page for more information on pricing and what’s included in a written appraisal.

Getting an appraisal is a relatively quick and easy process that can save you a lot of money should anything unexpected happen to your jewelry or coins. Gain confidence and peace of mind regarding the authenticity and value of your valuables with an appraisal from David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange!

Don’t Be Fooled. Here’s How to Detect Counterfeit Coins

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For as long as there has been currency in the world, people have been making counterfeit versions for a profit. There are few things worse than believing you have the real thing only to later find out it’s a fake. And in the world of numismatics, not knowing the difference can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Avoid disappointing experiences like this by learning what to look for to know how to detect counterfeit coins.

What’s the Difference Between Counterfeit and Altered?

In order to know how to detect counterfeit coins from real ones, you need to know the difference between a counterfeit coin and an altered coin. A counterfeit coin is not genuine, was never genuine, and can never be genuine. And there are two categories of counterfeit coins: contemporary and modern.

Contemporary counterfeit coins are fake coins that are made during the same time period as that which they’re replicating. For example, the Henning Nickel created by Francis LeRoy Henning in the mid-1950s was created as a duplicate of the Jefferson nickel that the United States Mint was still producing at that time.

On the other hand, modern counterfeits are made using the current industrial process to produce fake classic coins. The 1893-S Morgan dollar is an example of a modern counterfeit. Only 100,000 of these coins were minted, making a big potential for profit for counterfeiters and incentivizing the production of fakes.

Outside the realm of modern and contemporary counterfeits, there’s also the category of altered coins. Altered coins are genuine coins that have been changed or altered to make them rare or scarce, and therefore, more valuable. The 1922 No D Lincoln cent is an example of a high-value altered coin. By removing the D mintmark, counterfeiters make an original 1922-D Lincoln cent more valuable since the 1922 No D is more scarce.

What Are the Signs of a Counterfeit Coin?

Counterfeits continue to be a major problem for collectors and dealers alike. Not only do they reduce the value of a collection, but can also be used to scam unsuspecting buyers. Fortunately, there are several ways to tell the difference between real coins and counterfeit coins.

Weight

One of the first things to look for when determining whether a coin is genuine is its weight. Counterfeiters often use materials that are lighter than the metal used in genuine coins, which means that their coins will weigh less. To determine the weight of a coin, you can use a digital coin scale design specifically for weighing coins.

Details

Another way to identify counterfeit coins is by examining the details of the coin. Counterfeiters often have trouble reproducing intricate details, such as the face of a famous historical figure, the intricate design of a particular coin, or the closeness of letters and numbers. Blurred, indistinct details that are hard to see with a magnifying glass can be signs of a counterfeit.

Edges

One of the most reliable ways to determine whether a coin is genuine is by examining the edge of the coin. Genuine coins have edges that are carefully milled or reeded, which means that they have a series of parallel lines running around the circumference of the coin. Counterfeit coins, on the other hand, often have edges that are irregular. That’s because counterfeiters often use molds to create their coins, which means the edges will not be as precise as those of genuine coins.

Purchase Authenticated Coins from David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange

With over 30 years of coin broker experience, our experts have put in the time and gained the necessary experience to tell the real from the fake. We invite you to stop by our store to learn more and see our in-house, authenticated coins for a stress-free and confident purchase!

Here Are the Most Common Jewelry Repairs & What We Can Do to Help

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The sudden realization that your favorite piece of jewelry is damaged can make your heart sink. For many of us, jewelry isn’t just a statement piece to bring an outfit together or something shiny. It’s a cherished keepsake that holds a great deal of sentimental value we can’t bear the thought of never wearing again.

This said, odds are, your jewelry piece(s) will require repair (especially if it’s worn daily) at some point. The good news is that David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange is here to fix the most common—and not-so-common—jewelry repairs. Read on to discover the most common jewelry repairs and how we’re equipped to help.

What Are the Most Common Jewelry Repairs?

#1: Cleaning

Many factors can contribute to your favorite piece losing its shine: perfume, cleaning chemicals, regular wear, and direct sunlight—just to name a few. Not to worry, though. Bring your piece to us and we’ll have it sparkling like new in no time with our cleaning and polishing service.

We can complete this simple process in minutes and have you back on your way the same day!

#2: Ring Resizing

Whatever your reason for ring resizing, our expert, in-house jewelers can easily resize it bigger or smaller, leaving the band smooth and spotless. This includes your beloved Texas A&M Aggie class rings. When you bring your class ring to David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange, it never has to leave Aggieland, and we’ll have it back to you in just a few days!

#3: Clasp Repair

Bracelet and necklace clasp repairs are among the most common jewelry repairs due to the delicate nature of the piece. Frequent wear or an accident can cause damage to a clasp, which will require it to be replaced.

With more than 40 years of experience, we can easily repair or replace your bracelet or necklace clasp so you can enjoy it for many years to come.

#4: Prong Repair

Prongs are a crucial part of any piece of jewelry because they secure gemstones and diamonds in place. However, they can be susceptible to damage and breaking when the metal is too thin, which can lead to expensive losses if a stone gets lost. If you notice a loose stone or crack in the prong of your jewelry, it’s best not to wear it until you can have it repaired by a professional jeweler so you don’t risk losing the stone.

#5: Stone Replacement

Have you ever been admiring or polishing your jewelry at home and come to the devastating realization that a gemstone is damaged or missing? We know the feeling! Stone replacement is one of the most common jewelry repairs we do.

We have hundreds of loose diamonds and gemstones—with a large variety of traditional, modern, and rare cuts, colors, and sizes. Our jewelers will find the perfect match to complement your other stones.

#6: Watch Battery Replacement

When you inevitably stop hearing the tick-tock of your favorite timepiece, you know it’s time to have your watch battery replaced. Replacements are common because they simply don’t last forever. David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange offers fast and affordable battery replacement for most makes and models of watches and can be done while you wait.

Trust David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange with Your Most Prized Possessions

We understand how important your jewelry is to you, whether that’s due to sentimental value or expense. When you trust us with your most prized possessions, we promise to treat them like our own and with the utmost care. Our two in-house jewelers ensure your piece(s) never have to leave our store. We have a foolproof system, and you can always give us a call for a progress update. We’re proud to be a trusted business of the Brazos Valley community for so many years—and are happy to meet your jewelry repair needs!

The New Collector’s Guide to Proper Coin Collection Storage

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If you’re just getting into coin collecting—congratulations! We’re excited to be on this journey with you. Coin collecting is an exciting hobby with a rich history. As a new coin collector, one of the most important things to learn is proper coin collection storage. Keep reading to learn the do’s and don’ts of storing a coin collection to preserve the value and worth of your coins.

What Are the Do’s and Don’ts of Coin Collection Storage?

How Should You Handle Your Coins?

When you think of coins, “delicate” may not be the first descriptor that comes to mind. But you’d be surprised at how easy it is to damage and devalue these small pieces of precious metal. 

  • Handle each coin one at a time. You don’t want them to come into contact with each other and cause any scratches or other damage.
  • Always handle your coins by the edges, never by the face.
  • Wash your hands before handling your coins. Dirt or oils from your hands can tarnish the coin’s surface. 
  • Don’t handle your coins over a hard or bare surface. Use caution when removing your coins from their case. Handle them over a towel or other soft surface to reduce any damage that could occur if you accidentally dropped them.
  • Don’t clean your coins. As odd as it may sound, cleaning and polishing your coins can devalue them. Improper technique and harsh chemicals can strip or scratch the surface. It’s better for your coins to show their age with coloration.

How Should You Store Your Coins?

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It may be tempting to keep your coins out of any packaging or protective cases to be more easily shown off and admired, but that’s not best for the longevity of your collection. Coins are easily damaged by contact with other coins, oils from your skin and fingerprints, air, and moisture. 

  • Keep your coins in holders. The original holders are best, but you can also purchase your own. Single coin holders are usually 2” x 2”, and there are a few different kinds. However, some are more expensive than others. Cardboard 2 x 2s are the least expensive. They come with two coin-sized windows covered by a thin, polyester film called Mylar. 
  • Flips are another option. They usually come with two plastic pouches and are the most flexible. Hard-plastic holders are the most expensive. These two-piece capsules come in both round and square shapes. 
  • Avoid damaging chemicals. Some cardboard and paper contain sulfur which causes discoloration. And some plastics are made with PVC (polyvinyl chloride), which can ruin coin surfaces and coat them in a sticky, green residue.
  • Keep your coins cool and dry. Discoloration due to sharp changes in temperature and moisture is often irreversible. Even droplets from talking or breathing over your coins can leave spots that are difficult to remove. Hard-plastic holders are more airtight than flips. Some are even made with anti-corrosive materials to mitigate the effects of damaging gasses.
  • Keep any documentation. If any of your coins come with a certificate of authenticity or an information card, keep them in a safe place just in case you need them for reference later. 
  • Protect your investment. Keep high-value coins and collections in a safe-deposit box or a safe at your home. You can also add them to your home insurance coverage for the full cost of replacement. And if you’re not sure what your collection is worth, stop by to receive a verbal or written appraisal from our experienced team.

Start Your Collection with Us

If you’re ready to make the first purchase in your coin collection, stop by our store or give us a call! We’re here to answer any questions you may have about starting a set, locating specific coins, etc. With over 30 years of coin broker experience and an extensive coin collection in stock that’s always changing, we’re your go-to for an exceptional coin-buying experience!

Here’s How to Collect Cash from Preloved Jewelry, Coins, & More

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We could all use a little extra spending money from time to time. Selling your preloved jewelry, coins, and other valuable items to David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange could be the payday you’re looking for! Keep reading to learn more.

How to Get Started

Spring is one of our favorite times of the year because, traditionally, it’s when people take inventory of their possessions, deciding what to keep and what to discard. If you’re looking for a little help getting started with your spring cleaning, check out our older blog on this topic here.

Collecting cash from preowned items is really a simple, three-step process.

1. Declutter

You’d be surprised at how much stuff one person can accumulate in a year. And if you’re not an annual spring cleaner, you’re probably unaware of just how much stuff you actually have that you don’t use on a regular basis.

Start with your jewelry box. This is where you’re most likely to find items that will get you the most bang for your buck. If you can’t remember the last time you wore something, odds are you won’t miss it if it’s gone. Add it to the collection of items you’d like to sell.

Pro tip: we accept pieces that need a little TLC or are missing their mate!

Next, you should move on to your closet to see if there are any designer bags you’re willing to part ways with. After that, check your attic and basement for any long-forgotten coins, collectibles, or memorabilia that you’re okay getting rid of—we buy Texas A&M vintage jerseys, pins, pennants, photos, awards, and yearbooks.

Don’t be so quick to disregard a jar of old coins or the ones you inherited from your parents or grandparents! There could be a few hidden gems that could be sold for a higher price than you would think. 

2. Bring Your Items to David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange

Bring in the items you have gathered for us to evaluate and make an offer! Our process is quick and easy. It generally takes ten minutes or less for one of our experienced team members to evaluate your items (depending on how much you have). 

With more than 30 years of experience and as a Best of the Brazos Valley winner, we value our reputation as an upstanding business in the community. Our prices are fair and generally higher than others.

3. Collect Cash from Your Preloved Jewelry, Coins, and More

We can make you a cash offer on the same day. Get an honest evaluation and offer for your items and leave with more money than you had when you came in. It’s that easy! Or, if something in our store catches your eye, you can put the value of your items towards a trade for a new piece from our inventory. 

Excellent Customer Service

We love being a part of the Brazos Valley community and strive to create an excellent experience for every customer. If you have questions about acceptable items, or our process, feel free to give us a call. We would be happy to chat with you and provide more details on how to sell you items. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Investing in Silver for Beginners: A Starter Guide

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At David’s Jewelry and Coin Exchange, we want all of our customers to be comfortable with every purchase they make. That’s why we’re committed to helping first-time investors make the right asset purchase for themselves. Silver is a great place to start! Keep reading to learn more about the basics of investing in silver for beginners.

Why Is Silver a Good Investment?

It’s okay to feel nervous about your first investment, but you’re already on the right track by doing your research and considering a valuable asset such as silver. Silver is a good investment for multiple reasons.

It’s a tangible asset.

Today’s digital age has exponentially expanded your opportunities for investment. Cryptocurrency and stocks may be popular, but there’s nothing like being able to hold a tangible asset. There’s only a limited amount of silver in the world—making it inherently valuable.

Silver is cheaper than gold.

Many people’s first thought, when it comes to investing in precious metals, is to purchase gold. However, silver has a couple of advantages! Silver is the perfect place to start your investment portfolio because it’s cheaper than gold, but you’re still able to see a significant return. It’s also easier to cash out with silver than it is with gold. 

Silver sees a higher return.

Because silver is cheaper than gold, that means it has the opportunity to rise at a higher rate when markets are up. This can offer a layer of financial security when the economy is unstable or your finances take a hit.

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A Variety of Options to Choose From

Another great thing about investing in silver is that there are several options for you to choose from. There are silver bars, rounds, and coins,—all of which we have available in our store! After hearing what you’re interested in, we can help you make a decision about which option could be best for you.

Contact Us to Learn More About Investing in Silver for Beginners

We love helping people begin their investment journey. With 25 years of experience and a large selection of coins, bars, and bullion to choose from, including Morgan Silver Dollars, Peace Silver Dollars, Half-Dollars, Buffalo Nickels, mint sets, proof sets, and many more, there’s no better place than David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange for you to get started.

Doing your research on the internet is great, but getting an expert opinion from a team you can trust and in-person makes the experience more enjoyable and can help you feel more confident about your decision. Call us to schedule an appointment or visit us during normal business hours!

Download our Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Bullion absolutely FREE!

Need Something for Summer? The David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange Texas A&M Summer Internship Program

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If you’re a college student nearing the end of your studies, you’re likely thinking about finding a job in your desired field after graduation. Many employers will be looking for recent graduates with a good GPA, extracurricular activities, a good work ethic, and some work experience. But how do you add relevant work experience to your resume before graduation? The answer is internships! Internships are an excellent way for students to learn the ins and outs of a job and what is expected from employees in any given field. At David’s Jewelry and Coin Exchange, we love providing opportunities for students in our community to gain essential experience and add valuable skills to their resumes. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer a Texas A&M student summer internship program. Keep reading to learn more about this exciting opportunity! 

About The David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange Texas A&M Summer Internship Program

Our internship program is specifically for students attending Texas A&M at the College Station Campus. This internship is ideal for any student interested in business management or owning their own business after graduation. Fields of studies may include but are not limited to Business, AgriBusiness, or Marketing. This is a paid, full-time, on-site internship with a salary commensurate to your experience.

The Summer Intern responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assist Customers with Buying, Selling, and Repairs
  • Closing Registers at the End of the Day
  • Inventory Management
  • Assist with Marketing Digital Strategies
  • Merchandising Inventory
  • Processing and Shipping Orders
  • Any Other Duties Assigned

Benefits Of An Internship

The benefits of completing an internship before you graduate from college are endless. Hiring managers will look for industry-related and general skills that any employee should possess. Completing an internship means gaining valuable personal skills and hands-on experience that you can apply in future jobs. Additionally, internships are meant to be a learning experience. This is your opportunity to learn from experienced professionals, ask as many questions as you need, and learn more about what aspects of a job you enjoy and areas for growth. Finally, internships allow you to make connections with professionals in your field. These connections are especially important as you graduate, and future employers will examine your work experience and the impact you made during your time in your internship. 

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Apply Today

Our summer internship application portal is officially open! However, keep in mind that we’ll only be accepting applications until we fill the position. So be sure to submit your application as soon as possible. If you are selected for this internship position, we’ll reach out to further discuss the details of your role. We’re so excited to work with the Texas A&M students in our area, and we can’t wait to get started! If you have questions or would like to request more information, please feel free to contact us.

Jewelry & Coins for Christmas: Our Favorites at David’s Jewelry & Coin Exchange

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The Christmas season is upon us, and we couldn’t be more jolly to help our customers find the perfect Christmas gifts for their loved ones. To spark some holiday joy, each member of our team has picked out their favorite items in our store that even Santa would envy. Keep reading to learn about everyone’s top picks for this gift-giving season! 

Our Jewelry and Coin Picks For Christmas  

We asked each member of our team to search our inventory and select their favorite piece of jewelry and a favorite coin. Puts a new spin on ‘jingle,’ doesn’ it? For many, picking just one item proved challenging because our collection offers many incredibly stunning pieces of jewelry and coins that offer rich history and more. See what each of us selected below:

Danelle

danelle's jewelry and coin picks

For her jewelry selection, Danelle picked a stunning 14K yellow gold, diamond, and tanzanite vintage necklace. This necklace offers a dainty, twisted gold chain and an intricately designed pendant featuring diamonds and a stunning tanzanite center stone. Price: $1,999. 

Danelle also picked a very special item for her coin selection. She selected a 2012 P 5 oz 25C El Yunque Puerto Rico coin. This is Danelle’s favorite coin because her family visited El Yunque National Forest in February 2022. During their trip, they hiked up the mountain and then enjoyed the rainbow from the top of Mount Britton Tower. Price: $375.

Darrell

darrell's picks for christmas coins and jewelry

Darrell picked an absolutely stunning 14K rose gold engagement and wedding ring set. This set features a gorgeous 3.25-carat emerald cut center diamond and a 4.25-carat total diamond weight. Price: $24,999.

For his coin selection, Darrell picked a 1937-D PCGS F12 3-Legged Buffalo Nickel 5C. At more than 85 years old, this coin holds an incredible amount of history. Price: $440.

Ryan

Ryan's picks for christmas coins and jewelry

Ryan’s jewelry selection is hard to beat. He picked a 1997 Vintage Rolex Day-Date President in 18K Yellow Gold. Rolex’s are classy, stylish, and a great investment. You can’t go wrong with a watch like this! Price: $19,999.

Ryan’s coin selection is a 2013 Australian one-kilo (35.27 ounces) silver bullion coin. Pricing for this coin is dictated by the current silver spot price.

Jaime

Jaime's picks for christmas coins and jewelry

Jaime’s jewelry selections ring a personal note: Jaime chose three GIA-certified yellow diamonds, ranging from 2.17 carats to 2.66 carats and priced from $20,000 to $25,000. He picked these three yellow diamonds because they came from an estate ring that touched his heart. 

For his coin selection, Jaime picked a 1-ounce Mexican Silver Libertad Coin. This shining silver coin is a great conversation starter and would make an excellent gift for the coin collector in your life. Price: $50.

Ollie’s coin selection is a Mint Medal 2014 China 5 oz Silver Panda Smithsonian Institution PF 70 Ultra Cameo. This is an extraordinary coin with the cutest design! Price: $350

Noah

noah's picks for christmas coins and jewelry

Noah is a man of style! So, of course, he had to pick a heavy 14K yellow gold Cuban link necklace for his jewelry selection. This necklace offers a classic style that will take any outfit to the next level. Price: $4,999

His coin selection is an 1875-S Twenty Cent Piece. This coin is in excellent condition and would make a great addition to any coin collection. Price: $550

Will

Will's picks for christmas coins and jewelry

 

Will is a soon-to-be graduate of Texas A&M, so his pick for his favorite jewelry item was an easy choice. He selected a 14K yellow gold aggie football necklace. Will graduates from Texas A&M with a degree in Economics in December 2023, and understandably, is partial to TAMU jewelry! Price: $199

For his coin selection, Will picked a 1798 Spanish Pillar Dollar Coin. This coin is a remarkable piece of history and will immediately add value to any coin collection. Price: $250. 

Find Your Coins and Jewelry for Christmas at David’s Jewelry and Coin Exchange

Now that we’ve shared our favorite items, we invite you to visit us in-store (and you don’t have to go dashing through the snow to get here)! We’d be more than happy to help you find unique and thoughtful gifts for the special people in your life and make this season all the more festive and fun. Santa doesn’t have to be the only one who wins this Christmas; you can too! 

If you have questions about any of our favorite items in this blog, feel free to contact us. We hope to see you soon and help you rock the holidays!