Whether you’re looking for a wedding set, a timeless classic or an edgy statement piece, you’ll likely find what you’re looking for in one of the many jewelry stores in Minnesota. Because of the sheer number of stores, it’s generally pretty simple to find something stylish to suit even the most eclectic taste. The majority of these store offer full-service shopping, including repair and cleaning on your items. A little more than a year ago, we featured five of the best places to get your jewelry cleaned in Minnesota. Below is a related list of the all-around best jewelry stores in Minnesota.
945 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105
Gerber Jewelers is one of the oldest and most respected jewelry stores in Minnesota. The store originally opened in 1885 and today has a reputation for providing shoppers with one of the largest jewelry selections in the state. The store specializes in Swiss watches, precious gemstones and wedding sets. Other services include jewelry repair and jewelry cleaning. The company is also one of the few stores in the state with a jewelry designer on hand.
Consumer Direct Jewelers
2575 Fairview Ave. N., Suite 210
Roseville, MN 55113
Located in Roseville, Consumer Direct Jewelers originally began as a jewelry design studio in 1981. Today, the company offers services in design, sizing, repair and jewelry insurance. The store sells engagement rings, diamonds and kameleon jewelry. The store is unique because it is one of the few family-owned businesses in the state that specializes in not only sales but design and manufacturing, as well. If you have a specific design in mind, this is the place to visit.
1250 Wayzata Blvd. E.
Wayzata, MN 55391
Wayzata Jewelers certainly has a large collection of beautiful bridal jewelry and engagement rings, bracelets, earrings and watches. But the company really specializes in creating and servicing your best pieces. Wayzata Jewelers has a designer on site, and when it comes to jewelry repair, no one is better. Both services are provided on site, which means you’ll know who is working on your jewelry and you know it will be done quickly. The store also designs and services watches. The employees at Wayzata Jewelry are highly educated in their field and provide top-of-the-line customer service. The family owned and operated store is definitely one of the best in the Twin Cities area.
219 Main St. S.
Cambridge, MN 55008
Located about 45 minutes from the Twin Cities in Cambridge, Chilson Jewelers provides the service of a small town while showcasing big-city jewelry. The family owned and operated shop has everything you’d expect in a first-class jewelry store, including fantastic selection, cleaning and service. In addition, the store also specializes in custom elk jewelry.
Van Guilder’s Goldsmith
3922 W. 50th St., Suite 104
Edina, MN 55424
Van Guilder’s Goldsmith is located in Edina and provides customers and prospective customers with appraisals, cleanings and jewelry repair, specializing in estate and antique jewelry repair. Van Guilder’s Goldsmith has a large collection of wedding jewelry, bracelets, earrings, necklaces and gemstones. The family-owned store primarily does work in gold, silver and platinum, though it works with other metals as well.
Kristyn Gansen is a freelance writer covering all things Minneapolis. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.