Your Dream List of Things to do This Weekend

See a lineup of ’90s grunge tribute bands, discover the outdoors with fellow nature enthusiasts and tons of exhibits, watch pups perform a choreographed dance number, plan your entire wedding at the Bridal Extravaganza, head to BBVA stadium for a face-off between two Colombian soccer teams, and Read More …

Your Friday the 13th List Things to Do This Weekend

Everywhere there’s music from punk, pop, 80’s and more all over town. Sip from more than 100 local and international beers, support local musicians The Suffers, compete in a game of Friday the 13th trivia, gear up for a full day of drag racing, and more. Check Read More …

Your 4th of July Weekend of Things to Do

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Fourth of July weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Independence Day, Friday, July 6 to Sunday, July 8, 2018. Get crafty in a BYOB watercolor painting class; run a family-friendly 5K at Karbach Brewery, join a sand Read More …

Your Musical List of Things To Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, June 29 to Sunday, July 1, 2018.  Center your body and mind in a free outdoor yoga class, explore Houston’s culture and make new friends on a unique pub crawl, Read More …

So Much to Do So Little Time! List of Things to Do This Weekend

Hang out at the zoo after dark, cheer on former NBA stars in a three-on-three tournament, race through an obstacle course full of mud, jam out to Kesha and Macklemore in concert and more. Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Friday, Read More …

A Musical List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, June 8 to Sunday, June 10, 2018. Toast 24 years of St. Arnold brews with an all-day concert and aged beer tastings, bring the kids to a free Read More …

Your Minecraft List of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 18 to Sunday, May 20, 2018.  Play a heated round of tug-of-war to raise funds for puppies, kick back with Cajun tunes and grub at the Bayou Jamboree, check Read More …

Get Mom & This Fun List Of Things to Do This Weekend

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this Mother’s Day weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Friday, May 11 to Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018.  Create a customized piece of fine jewelry with help from a high-end designer, take a spooky tour of Hotel Read More …

World-famous Emeralds

One of the world’s largest emeralds is the so-called ‘Mughal Emerald’. It dates from 1695, weighs 217.80 carats, and is some 10cm tall. One side of it is inscribed with prayer texts, and there are magnificent floral engravings on the other side. This legendary emerald Read More …

Emerald Gemstone and Jewelry Care and Cleaning

Precious emerald is sensitive to pressure and vulnerable to household chemicals. Although emerald is one of the harder gemstones, it does still require careful handling, due to its naturally included and flawed formation. Extra care should be taken when handling emeralds as they are more Read More …