Jewelry, for all its brushed, shiny, sparkly beauty, is not immune to the effects of time, weathering and wear. Every now and then it needs a little makeover, whether it’s a speedy run through a supersonic cleaner or a more detailed polish or restoration. Here are a few of the best places in the Dallas and Fort Worth area to pamper your baubles and restore them to their original glory.   

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Kubes Jewelers
2700 West Berry St.
Fort Worth, TX 76109
(817) 926-2626
www.kubesjewelersinc.comHours: Tues to Sat – 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Kubes Jewelers in Fort Worth has quite a reputation. Their 60 plus years in business have allowed the exclusively family-owned and operated company repeat and referral business without the need to advertise. In their TCU shop you’ll find three generations of family and four graduate gemologists. They’re friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The jewelers can quickly run your jewelry through the ultrasonic machine to get dirt off or give an in-depth polish to remove scratches and imperfections. It all depends on how you want your end result to look.

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Shanks Jewelers
1109 Ridge Road
Rockwall, TX 75087
(972) 771-2267

Hours: Mon to Sat – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Shanks Jewelers in Rockwall offers a friendly staff and complimentary jewelry cleaning. The expert jewelers here can run your favorite pieces through the shop’s cleaner while you wait in the store. Shanks can also polish and refurbish your jewelry to perfection in about a day. Polishing fees are determined by the specific piece of jewelry, but you can expect to pay in the neighborhood of $15 per piece.

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Fuller’s Jewelry
15164 Marsh Lane
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 484-7581

Hours: Mon to Wed, Fri– 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thurs – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.There is typically no charge for jewelry cleaning as a service offered to customers of this family-owned business established in 1949. Ultrasonic cleaning takes a quick five minutes in Fuller’s Jewelry in Addison. For a more in depth clean, Rhodium plating involves a high polish and runs about $45 per piece. An added bonus: the staff here treats you like one of the family.

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The Diamond Jewelry Company
820 S. MacArthur Blvd. #155
Coppell, Texas 75019
(972) 956-0203

Hours: Tues to Fri – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.For those who like a little peace of mind while getting their favorite pieces shined, The Diamond Jewelry Company boasts an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and has been accredited since 2010. The Coppell-based business features a large diamond jewelry and loose diamond selection and provides complimentary jewelry cleaning services to customers. The length of time to clean your baubles depends on how dirty they are. It could take a few minutes or up to a few hours, but any amount of time will be worth getting your jewelry to shine like new again.

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Dallas Silversmiths Inc
11126 Shady Trail #113
Dallas, Texas 75229
(972) 620-8866

Hours: Mon to Fri – 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.Dallas Silversmiths Inc. specializes in all things silver. The shop offers polishing, restoration, repair and plating on anything from heirloom pieces to antique jewelry. Prices vary for polishing or restoring your silver jewelry and require an in-store inspection. The process typically takes a day or two, so plan ahead if you need your pieces shined for an upcoming special occasion.

Native Fort Worthian Ashley Balcazar adores her hometown but also feels quite at home in North Dallas where the fashion-minded flourish. She believes in cultivating individualism and self-expression through style. Dallas supports that philosophy by accommodating her every image whim, from Northpark label-lover to creative non-conformist. Her work can be found at