Laurels
Best Jewelers
in Richmond
2017

Why These Jewelers?

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

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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.

Adolf Jewelers

Adolf Jewelers specializes in custom engagement rings and wedding bands and offers an extensive selection of diamonds and precious gemstone jewelry, luxury men’s and women’s watches, and vintage estate pieces. The staff of experienced gemologists, appraisers, and estate jewelry experts offer a unique selection of antique and estate jewelry that is frequently updated. Vintage jewelry is available from every important design period including Victorian, Edwardian, Retro Modern, Art Deco, and Art Nouveau. Adolf Jewelers has over 50 years of jewelry expertise in the Richmond area.

Richmond, VA(877) 285-3671

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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(804) 282-7018

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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(804) 615-9819

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Cowardin's

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(804) 359-9277

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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(877) 404-7464

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DeVarti Jewelers

DeVarti Jewelers is a full-service jewelry store in Richmond serving all manner of jewelry needs. The store offers repairs on all chains and bracelets, ring sizing, stone settings, polishing and refinishing services, jewelry alterations, pearl and bead restringing, and custom designs. DeVarti Jewelers handles repair services for antique and luxury watches in many brand names. The company also offers jewelry appraisal services for antique or new jewelry.

Richmond, VA(804) 740-3067

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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(888) 477-8385

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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(804) 643-0171

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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(804) 569-0303

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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(804) 254-4653

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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(804) 464-1281

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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(804) 355-5511

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Rinker's Jewelers

Rinker’s Jewelers is in the business of buying gold or platinum for cash. The company buys all gold jewelry such as necklaces, pendants, bracelets, earrings, and more. They also buy dental gold, scrap gold, and old gold coins for the gold weight only. Richmond clients can host a gold buying party where guests can receive cash for their gold and platinum items on the spot. All prices are determined by karat class weight and the second London gold fix price of the day per ounce.

Glen Allen, VA(804) 551-1470

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Stevens Jewelers

Stevens Jewelers is a family-owned shop in Glen Allen offering a variety of fine jewelry from tennis bracelets and charms to bridal jewelry and more. The company is the sole source of the Richmond & Virginia Landmark Charm Collection featuring charms uniquely designed for the beloved River City and Old Dominion. Stevens Jewelers designs custom rings for engagements, weddings, and anniversaries.

Glen Allen, VA(804) 527-2890

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Tompkins Jewelers

Tompkins Jewelers is a family-owned, full-service jewelry store in Ashland specializing in diamonds and bridal jewelry such as engagement rings, wedding bands, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. The expert staff enjoys creating custom pieces for each client and has over 50 years of experience in the business. The company offers a variety of services including a proposal planning kit, engraving for jewelry or glassware, financing and insurance, and jewelry and watch repairs.

Ashland, VA(804) 798-7307

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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(804) 794-5671

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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(804) 648-1044

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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(804) 730-4855

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