Any jewelry shopping experience is a subjective one–a subtle combination of service, selection, and ambiance. And while any list of the ‘best’ stores is likewise subjective, we’ll offer our thoughts on a few of our favorites from the Charlotte area.
But before we begin, remember that when it comes time to sell your estate jewelry, diamond rings, and fine timepieces, Diamond Estate Jewelry Buyers is widely recognized as the best place to get the most cash for these luxury assets.
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Malak Jewelers – Best Charlotte Fashion Jewelry
Having learned the jewelry business from his father as a young boy in Egypt, Asaad Malak has been a trusted Charlotte jeweler since relocating there in 2000. Committed to serving clientele as “consultants and advisers—not salespeople,” Malak Jewelers focuses on the complete experience. Their newly remodeled showroom features the perfect sensory environment for fine jewelry and watches—a comfortable, pleasing room with soothing music and Italian wine.
Malak Jewelers offers fine diamond engagement rings and wedding bands from over fifteen luxury designers, as well as a complete selection of fashion jewelry, including earrings, pendants, necklaces, and bracelets. And as a direct importer of fine diamonds, Malak Jewelers allows customers to choose the perfect loose diamond at a most reasonable price, and then select either an available setting or create a custom ring for a truly one-of-a-kind jewelry item. Malak also offers a selection of fine Swiss watches, as well as a selection of vintage fashion jewelry.
Morrison Smith Fine & Custom Jewelers – Charlotte, NC
Chuck Smith began his jewelry career as a boy in his family’s shop, graduating from sweeper to polisher by the time he was a teen, and eventually joining the family business as a jeweler in 1990. Boasting the largest group of jewelers in the area, Morrison Smith has goldsmiths, stone setters, and certified gemologists, as well as a watchmaker on staff, making them a most complete jewelry facility.
In addition to the work of over fifteen designers, Morrison Smith offers its own signature collection of jewelry, including engagement and wedding rings, bracelets, earrings, pendants, and more. And if in-house or designer pieces don’t suit the client, they offer full custom jewelry services, working closely with clients from initial design through the completed project. Morrison Smith also offers full service repair and restoration services, using both the latest technology and old world craftsmanship.
Perry’s Fine, Antique & Estate Jewelry – Charlotte, NC
Ernest Perry brings nearly forty years experience in fine and antique jewelry to the Charlotte area. Known as a “jeweler’s jeweler,” Mr. Perry is an expert appraiser and authenticator, and with his staff of ten GIA certified gemologists, offers nationally recognized services in antique and estate jewelry.
The 4,000 square foot showroom at Perry’s is a dream room of styles, featuring antique necklaces and pendants, pins and brooches, and everything from Art Deco rings and bracelets to estate Tiffany pieces. Perry’s also offers vintage watches for men and women, including Rolex, Longines, Waltham, and Baume & Mercier.
In addition to their large inventory, Perry’s also offers full custom jewelry and repair services, from simple cleaning to redesigning a vintage piece, to even the design of a completely custom jewelry item.
Donald Haack Diamonds & Fine Gems – Best Charlotte Engagement Rings
Donald Haack’s business was established in Charlotte in 1981, and has been built around its own, in-house, diamond grading laboratory. Their graduate gemologists follow strict GIA (Gemological Institute of America) standards, and they have received both the American Business Ethics and Charlotte Ethics in Business awards, making them a most trusted jeweler in the Charlotte area.
Donald Haack Diamond and Fine Gems offers a full line of fine jewelry items from over 17 luxury designers, including jewelry for both women and men. They also have vintage and estate jewelry items, including Art Deco style items and Tiffany & Co. branded jewelry.
In addition to offering full service repairs and cleaning, Donald Haack also offers custom jewelry designs, including updating an old jewelry item to a new style, or using the old gemstones to create a completely new jewelry item.
Ballantyne Jewelers – Best Charlotte Swiss Watch Dealers
Offering engagement rings, fine and custom jewelry, and Swiss timepieces, the family owned Ballantyne Jewelers has been serving Charlotte for nearly 50 years. Ballantyne Jewelers carries the work of 15 luxury jewelry designers, and they carry a large inventory of loose diamonds. Their staff of in-house craftsmen provide a full range of custom jewelry design options, working with clients from design to completed jewelry item.
Ballantyne Jewelers also offers fine Swiss timepieces, including Oris and Raymond Weil, and Ebel. Their service department includes both full service for jewelry and watches.
Are you looking to sell your expensive jewelry or timepiece? Contact Diamond Estate Jewelry Buyers today for a free appraisal and cash offer in Charlotte, NC.
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