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Best Jewelers
in Richmond

Why These Jewelers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Richmond Jewelers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

Reviewed Curated Top Picks 58 40 14

Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Carreras Jewelers

Carreras Jewelers is a purveyor of fine jewelry specializing in unique estate pieces, diamonds, fine gold, sterling silver, color gemstones, and pearls. The award-winning Carreras team is comprised of educated diamond sales representatives and certified Gemologist Appraisers and the company is a member of the American Gem Society. Customers reported “never been disappointed” and “exquisite estate jewelry.” Carreras Jewelers is passionate about giving back to the community and each employee volunteers with a local organization of choice.

Richmond, VA 23226


Cheryl Fornash Jewelers

Cheryl Fornash is a jeweler and diamond broker specializing in providing GIA certified diamonds and custom settings from her private office for nearly two decades. Cheryl has a passion for the jewelry she sells, and she is committed to providing the very best prices, quality, and service to her customer. Cheryl is a proud supporter of many local charities such as Go Red For Women, American Heart Association, VCU Massey Cancer Center, Children’s Hospital, The Doorways, and Juvenile Diabetes. Clients reported “very affordable” and “thorough and diligent about getting all the details right.”

Richmond, VA 23219



Cowardin’s is the oldest family-owned jewelry firm serving the Richmond area since 1865. The store has an extensive inventory of loose and mounted diamonds, Swiss watches, and other jewelry, and carries many designer lines including Gabriel & Co, Amavida by Gabriel, Whitehouse Brothers, and more. The company offers in-house jewelry and watch repair, restoration, custom design work, and appraisals.

Richmond, VA 23230


Danforth Diamond

Danforth Diamond brings 50 years of experience in the diamond and jewelry business to their internet clients from Midlothian. The company offers a variety of engagement and wedding rings, necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry at wholesale prices on their website. Most jewelry orders are custom made in the USA to the client’s specifications. Danforth Diamond offers premium shipping and a 30-day return policy to guarantee customer satisfaction.

Midlothian, VA 23113


Diamond Source of Virginia

Diamond Source of Virginia is a family-owned business in Glen Allen dedicated to finding the perfect diamonds for their clients. The 27-year-old company specializes in loose diamonds and diamond rings for local and online customers. Diamond specialists search the entire wholesale market to find the best stones available. Clients can inspect the diamonds either onsite in fully equipped private viewing rooms or at home before purchase. Diamond Source is a member of the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce and has an A+ rating with the BBB.

Glen Allen, VA 24060


Dransfield Jewelers

Dransfield Jewelers specializes in bridal and custom jewelry, cleaning and repairs, appraisals, and watch repair. The owner and lead designer, Don Dransfield, began his career at the age of 20 with an apprenticeship in silversmithing. He eventually earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Gold and Silver Smithing and with 40 years of experience in the jewelry business opened Dransfield Jewelers in 1991 in Richmond’s historic Shockoe Slip area. Dransfield Jewelers has a reputation for quality and distinctive craftsmanship.

Richmond, VA 23219


Glasco Jewelers

Glasco Jewelers is a full-service jeweler offering design, jewelry and watch repairs, appraisals, and education. The family-owned business provides free estimates on repair services such as sizing adjustments, soldering, prong and tip work, and more. The company has access to loose diamonds, precious stones, and thousands of mountings to create custom designs. Replacement watch batteries and bands are available and more extensive watch repair work is offered through outside services.

Mechanicsville, VA 23111


Kambourian Jewelers

Kambourian Jewelers is a full service, family-owned fine jewelry and art studio in Richmond founded in 1966. The expert staff of master jewelers provides customized jewelry, repairs, and loose diamond sales. Repair work includes ring sizing and stretching, prong repairs and stone tightening, pearl and bead stringing using silk cord and French wire finishing, and most repairs can be done immediately. Kambourian Jewelers has a gallery space reserved for local artist’s exhibitions free of charge. The studio holds monthly openings featuring new artists and all proceeds from sales go directly to the artist.

Richmond, VA 23221


Lustre by Adolf

Lustre by Adolf specializes in custom engagement rings and wedding bands and offers an extensive selection of diamonds and precious gemstone jewelry, designer fashion, and vintage estate pieces. The staff of experienced gemologists, appraisers, and estate jewelry experts offer a unique selection of jewels from classic to contemporary. Lustre by Adolf is a new jewelry buying experience based off of the Adolf Jewelers history that has over 50 years of jewelry expertise in the Richmond area.

Richmond, VA 23229


Midlothian Jewelry Exchange

Midlothian Jewelry Exchange is a jewelry business in Richmond carrying a large selection of diamonds, gemstones, custom designed jewelry, and more. The firm also offers fast on-site watch battery replacements, jewelry repairs, inspections, and cleanings by professionals. Midlothian Jewelry also buys gold, silver, platinum, and broken jewelry for a fair and competitive price.

Richmond, VA 23235


Nine Roses Jewelers

Nine Roses Jewelers is “meticulously curated jewelry shop” offering unique pieces by featured designers. Rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings are one-of-a-kind designs and prices vary. The Richmond store is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00am-6pm or by appointment. The shop hosts workshops, parties, and discussions on jewelry design techniques throughout the year.

Richmond, VA 23221


Vera's Fine Jewelers

Vera’s Fine Jewelers is a family-owned, full-service jewelry store in Midlothian with over 55 years of combined experience in designing and creating fine jewelry. The owner, Vera is a graduate gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America in Santa Monica, and her husband, Mike, is a Master Jeweler from Gem City College in Quincy, IL. The store was voted The Best in Richmond by Richmond Magazine readers nine times since 2005 in the categories of Best Custom Jewelry, Best Fine Jewelry Selection, Best Hand Crafted Jewelry, Best Repair Services, and Excellent Customer Service.

Midlothian, VA 23113


Waller & Company Jewelers

Waller & Company Jewelers is a family-owned retail jewelry establishment in Richmond founded in 1900. The company provides expert watch and jewelry repairs and quality jewelry in gold, silver, diamonds, gemstones, and more. The store offers specialty items for sororities, fraternities, and the Eastern Star and Masonic organizations. Waller & Company is a member of Jewelers of America, Inc., Tri-Cities Watchmakers Guild, The Chronometer Club, and the BBB. The company is recognized by the Prime Buyer’s Report as one of the best jewelry stores in the Richmond area for value and honesty.

Richmond, VA 23219


William Jeffrey's Jewelers

William Jeffrey’s Jewelers is a family-owned store in Mechanicsville founded in 1991 offering custom designed and special order jewelry, appraisals, and repair work. The company is proud of their community involvement with Easter Seals of Virginia, the National Kidney Foundation, and founder of the Hanover Domestic Violence Task Force. William Jeffrey’s runs yearly charity events such as the Easter Seals Egg-Stravaganza.

Mechanicsville, VA 23116


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