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 countless jewelry stores.
As Callie grew up, she tried many different forms of art and music, and music was the one that finally stuck. She decided to major in music with aspirations of becoming a music teacher, but soon found out majoring in music was not for her. At the suggestion of her mother, she took a short jewelry course, and says the moment she sat down at the bench, she knew it was where she wanted to be.
Callie worked at a series of retail stores, which led to her current employment with Dunkin’s Diamonds in Fort Myers, FL, where she has been for the last 14 years.
Callie says her greatest satisfaction comes from bringing life back customer’s old, worn, and tired jewelry, and nothing makes her happier than seeing the smiles on the faces of her customers, and sometimes even tears of joy.
When asked about her thoughts on JHJ, Callie said, “JHJ has provided me with an immense amount of knowledge at my fingertips, an endless volume of wonderful buying opportunities, great networking, and lots of humor. I have made many great contacts and have also made some good friends. But my favorite part of JHJ is how people come together to offer solutions, provide information,and support each other. I love it when I see a post that I can share and learn from! Thank you to Aleah for creating a safe space for us to all grow and learn from one another.”
Connect with Callie on JHJ for information and tips on repairs, bench work and jewelry restoration.