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July 11, 2020

Rock Stars

Brenda Reichel

President/Owner, Carats & Karats Fine Jewelry If you’ve spent any time at all on the JHJ feed, you’re sure to have noticed JHJ’s Brenda K. Reichel.  Brenda, who brings titles such as Graduate Gemologist, Accredited Senior Gemologist, and Appraisers International Society Certified Valuer to JHJ, says every day for her is different, and she never […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dustin Long

Tjc Closeouts IIOwner/Mr.Everything   JHJ’s Dustin Long has blazed quite a trail in the short time he’s been in the jewelry business.  Just 28 years old, Dustin has been married to his lovely wife Amber (who also carries an impressive schedule as an ambitious med school student!) since 2016, but don’t let his age fool […]

WendyKate Callahan

Chief Sparkle OfficerKatie Callahan & Company   Jewelry has always been WendyKate Callahan’s passion. It’s one of the first things she notices on/about people when meeting them for the first time. In college, she was pursuing a degree in metal arts (jewelry making) until her parents caught on and decided a girl from Des Moines, […]

Rob Oberth

President: RoundTable Trading, LLC JHJ’s Rob Oberth has owned and operated a coin shop/jewelry store since 2007.  He trades primarily in rare coins, currency and bullion, as well as fine timepieces, diamonds and estate jewelry.  Rob is the founder of RoundTable Trading, which is a trading network of trusted coin dealers and jewelers, and says […]

Faisal Nayani

Founder My Concierge Jeweler and Antique Jewelry Addiction   Although he grew up in a jeweler family dynasty, JHJ’s Faisal Nayani never expected he would be carrying on his father’s legacy. Since his first find in striking literal gold at an antique mall many years ago, Faisal knew he was jewelry addicted. As a GIA […]

JHJ Rock Star – Diana Jacobs

Owner, Jacob Jewelers JHJ dynamo Diana Jacobs, owner of Jacobs Jewelers in Versailles Indiana, does it all.  This wife, mother of three and grandmother of 2 is truly a JHJ Rock Star.  Diana loves anything to do with jewelry, and loves helping people, a combination that makes her a huge asset to the JHJ community. […]