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Month: January 2020

Callie Moore

Bench Jeweler Dunkin’s Diamonds, Fort Myers, Florida 43 year old Callie Moore has been immersed in the jewelry industry her entire life.  Her parents, JHJ’s David and Tamra Moore, started in the business selling sterling silver and scrimshaw jewelry in the early 70’s, and Callie  spent much of her childhood  traveling to jewelry shows and […]

Jason Brim

Owner: Gems Glorious JHJ’s Jason Brim started his “career” in gems at the early age of 3 when he began collecting rocks from a Kmart parking lot.  His parent were keen to engage his natural interests, so they did a lot of rock hounding things.  Jason was 12 when he cut his first stone, a […]

Gaurav Verma

Owner: Verma Group JHJ’s Gaurav Verma is 3rd generation in the jewelry industry, with experience in many different facets of the trade. In his teenage years he spent most of his time in his parents retail jewelry store. After graduation, he went to medical school, but his love of the jewelry trade kept calling.  During […]

Catherine von Schroeder

Jewelry Concierge, Saks Fifth Avenue Catherine von Schroeder Jewelry Concierge, Saks Fifth Avenue Third time’s a charm!  JHJ’s Cat Von Schroeder says her jewelry career is her third career, but all roads seem to have led her to our fascinating industry.  Her father had a lot to do with her interest in gems and minerals, […]

Joe Stehle

Owner, Facet & Co. Second generation jeweler Joe Stehle is an extremely active member of JHJ, who has over 25 years in the business under his belt. He has worked in many areas of the jewelry industry, from retail management to service to the trade and store ownership. Joe credits his success to education, having […]

Shawn Przeclawski

Vice President Monarch Jewelry & Art JHJ’s Shawn Przeclawski was fortunate enough to grow up in a family of colored stone dealers, so when he made the decision to enter the jewelry industry he felt that it would be an easy step. He was fresh out of high school and had been exposed to the […]

Jonathan “Jak” Figler

Owner, Jak Figler Designs Industrial Designer and Jeweler Jonathan “Jak” Figler creates works of jewelry art capturing everything from a loved one’s fingerprints to a furry friend’s paw prints.   Jak’s path to a career in the jewelry industry started when he was working as an industrial designer, on projects with some of the largest […]

Lisa Marie Moore

Lisa Marie Moore

Owner, Lisa Marie Jewelry & Gems California girl, Lisa Marie Moore grew up in San Jose, and has been living and working as an Independent Jeweler in Grass Valley, California since 2010..  A natural born artist, she creates in many different mediums and has had a fascination with jewelry since she was young. She started […]

Calla Gold

Owner & Author, Calla Gold Jewelry JHJ’s Calla Gold (yes, her last name really is Gold. Could that be more perfect?) has lived in the Santa Barbara area nearly her entire life. As a lifelong resident, Calla has worked to develop a close bond with her Santa Barbara community, and markets herself as “Your Santa […]

Ben Brantley

OwnerBen Brantley & Co. JHJ’s Ben Brantley found himself in the jewelry business, quite by accident.  Back in the 1980’s, at just 17 years old, he started a gift shop and sporting goods store in his native Shelbyville, with his brother. Luck and great timing were on his side, and he quickly developed a refined […]