I would like to start by saying that it is very easy to make a sale but very difficult to make a client.
Owner / President
Emmi is highly experienced diamond specialist and well versed fine jewelry and the stringing of pearls and beads.
Master Jeweler / Goldsmith / Watchmaker
Julio started at 15 years old, always interested in jewelry as his older brother was a jeweler, self trained, then hired as an apprentice and learned his trade PAID 10c an hour. Julio’s Mom gave him money for equipment to set up shop in Cuenca Ecuador. Started Making handmade jewelry and sold to city stores in Cuenca and eventually to Quito the capital. Member of Jewelers Association Azuay (state).
After moving to the US in 1982 Julio worked for Alpine creations in NYC for 9 years. Became a certified diamond setter and expert in handmade jewelry. Moved to Ultimar creations also in NYC and worked for 6 years. Around 1997 Juilo moved to GDM in NJ making jewelry for Tiffany and Co setting diamonds. Julio then brought his expertise to Dickens Jewelers where he specializes in all types of diamond setting, custom jewelry and repair.
We are honest and love what we do. For that reason we invest in the best tools so we can perform an accurate and professional job.
One of the things we love about jewelry is it can last for generations. With our jeweler and gemologist on site, we are able to offer a full range of services to keep your pieces wearable now and for the next generation. Whether it’s a simple cleaning or a more extensive restoration of a much loved and worn piece, we can do it all. Our most popular services include:
Cleaning & Polishing
But it doesn’t end there. If you need something not listed, call and make an appointment with one of our experts. Bring your gold, platinum, or silver jewelry back to its original condition, and increase its value. We can also re-string your pearl beads. Bring us your item for an estimate.
- Ring Sizing
- Stone Replacement and Matching
Pearl & Bead Stringing
Pearls don’t only provide you with luxury, they need a little luxury themselves. Fine quality pearls live longest when strung on a silk cord. The silk is gentle enough not to wear on the pearl, while each bead is knotted in place, ensuring the pearls aren’t unnecessarily rubbing each other. Over time, the silk cord can wear down itself, so depending on how often you wear your pearls, they will have to be re-strung from time to time.
Just like your car, your watch needs regular maintenance. We have an on-site Horologist that can do anything from a simple cleaning to a full overhaul and everything in between.
- Battery Replacement
- Watch Band Replacement
- Link Band Sizing
- Stem and Crown Repair
- Crystal Replacement
- Water Resistance Test
- Full Overhaul
Every Red Box diamond purchased from Dickens comes with an appraisal or certificate upon request. With our GIA Gemologist and Horologist we can also provide appraisals for jewelry you already own or have recently inherited. We also work closely with lawyers on Estate Appraisals.
When you want to personalize any of your jewelry, we offer both hand and laser engraving. Our in-house graving services can help you personalize most pieces of jewelry. Bring in your own item, or we’ll engrave a piece you buy from us—usually in one to two days.
Full Service Bridal
When we say we full service bridal, we mean we’ve got you covered for everything for the big day- certified engagement rings, wedding bands for him and her, wedding day gifts to exchange, jewelry to adorn her neck and ears, bridesmaids jewelry and more. And that’s just the beginning. A wedding lasts for one long beautiful day, but a marriage lasts a lifetime, and we are just as committed.
With our appraisal process, we can help you determine the true value of your jewelry. Have a new item appraised, or get an update on an item to ensure the insurance company has its correct value? Insurance companies usually require your items to be appraised every 3-5 years.
We Buy Gold
We pay top dollar for your unwanted Gold, Silver, and Platinum. We have understand that you don’t want to trust just anyone with your precious metals and items; This is why we are committed to helping you get the best service and more money for your gold. Sell to someone you know and trust! We offer free quotes, no pressure, and there is no obligation to sell.
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