I am from Houston but unfortunately I do not have the Yellow Pages
to look up addresses for you. I will contact later with some
There is a jewelry exchange on Bellaire at Highway 59 (Southwest
Freeway) in front of Sharpstown Mall that is interesting. High-rise
building with many wholesalers dealing in metals and stones and
finished product. Not far from there is Oriental Crest who
advertises in a number of journals on Savoy that has a great
selection of There is also another wholesaler in the same
building. This puts you near our famous Harwin Street that sells
everything that is a “knock-off” or “imitation designer” of the
original and has some sterling to offer.
Some directions-- Harwin intersects Savoy and Bellaire with Savoy
also intersecting Highway 59. I would use the term “block” but a
city block in Houston means nothing and unless you are training for
the Olympics this is not walkable. If you could advise me of where
in Houston you will be I can give you some detailed directions.
Houston is very spread out plus you need to be aware of the late
afternoon traffic that may impede your returning to the airport in
time for your flight.
One more place that I have not had time (money also) to checkout is
Houston Precious Metals. The location is near downtown and for
security reasons, do not have their name on the building. They sort
their metal by type and if you want to search through bins of old
chain and jewelry, you can find some interesting things. They sell
this 7% above spot market by weight.