It’s not getting easier for any of us; a record number of independent retailers are closing. What can you do to protect yourself and be able to thrive? Simple – join IJO and become part of our family, where we can all help one another succeed.  -Read More
Connie Thurmond & Verlon Cross, Connie & V. Cross Jewelers, Bossier City, LA

As we approach the 10 year anniversary of our IJO membership, it’s exciting to see how far we have come. We believe our decision to join IJO was one of the best choices we have ever made for our business.  
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Tim & Sharon Ell, Zorells Jewelry, Bismarck, ND


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There is no greater satisfaction as a small business owner than knowing our patrons benefit from the relationship we hold with IJO—Read More
Dave & Lori Ettinger, Bechdel Jewelers, Inwood, WV

 

 
If you want to make yourself and your store the “Jeweler To Go To” in your community, I encourage you to become part of the IJO family. - Read More     Orin & Tina Mazzoni, Antoinette (Mazzoni) Kramar and Tessadora Orin Jewelers, Garden City & Northville, Michigan


ConferBefore we joined IJO, we found ourselves figuring things out by trial and error and often feeling alone in the jewelry industry. After joining in 1999, we found ourselves in a group of more than 800 independent jewelers who sharedthe same problems yet offered solutions to help!           Read More...
Monteca Confer Beisel and Brenda Confer, Confer’s Jewelers, Bellefonte, PA
 
 

I’ve grown more in knowledge in the past 6 years than any other time in my 30 year career.
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Seth Shipley, Shipley’s Fine Jewelry, Hampstead, MD
 


Do yourself a favor and call Penny Palmer today to find out if you are eligible to be a part of this amazing group. It will change  the way you look at your business and I’m looking forward to introducing you to your new jewelry family at our next show.”     
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Jim Messier, Arthur’s Jewelry, Bedford, VA
 
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I was hesitant about joining because I felt like I would be a small fish in a giant ocean and feared being
 ridiculed by my peers. It was nothing like that.  Read More ... Scott Wickam, Goldsmith Gallery Jewelers, Billings, MT                   
 
When I became involved with IJO I found a community of over 800 independent jewelers that wanted ME to succeed.  Read More...   Phillip Pitts Parris Jewelers Hattiesburg, MS              
 
IJO helps us think bigger. Read More ...      John Laughter, John Laughter Jewelers      

We have totally transformed our store in the past 3 years, thanks to IJO. We have learned how to work smarter and not harder.  Read More ...    Dan Ingrum, Danz Jewelers     

We’re so excited about all the resources available and we walked away with a wealth of knowledge.   Read More ...   New member Jason Mongillo, Mongillo Jewelers    

 
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It is never too late to create the legacy you desire, and it’s possible with the help of the Independent Jewelers Organization.   Read More...
Joel & Kendra Wiland, J. David Jewelry, Broken Arrow, OK          
 




So much of our success is a direct result of what we’ve learned from our IJO family. 
Thank you IJO for everything you have given us. We are truly grateful. 
Al & Linda Torrington, Knowles Jewelry, Minot, ND   Read More...


Thirteen years ago it was suggested I join IJO – I had no idea what IJO was nor what it would do for my business. But I took a chance, and this amazing organization has helped my business grow tremendously.
Glenna Gibbons, G.G. Gems, Scottsdale, AZ          Read More...

 
Our business is in the best shape it’s ever been and we owe most of that to the resources given to us by IJO.   Read More...
Brian and Jill Rouse Bay Area Diamond Company, Green Bay, WI 
 
 
The IJO Antwerp Diamond Broker Program has been a game changer for us.   Read More...
Cloie, Newt & Gina Mitchell with Ruby Jewel, Mitchell’s Jewelry, Norman, OK



 
We believe we would not be where we are today without IJO.
Betsy & Randy Wolgemuth, Koser Jewelers, Mount Joy, PA         Read More...
 
Looking back, we can clearly see the direct connection that IJO has had in our success.
Van, Rachel, Philip & Kristen Simpson Tara & Company Fine Diamonds, Searcy, AR
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Our Advice is to join IJO for all the tangible benefits, but even more, for all the intangible ones. Today, we have great friends we look forward to seeing and spending time with at each IJO Conference. The financial benefits will be in the way you look at, work at, and grow your business. Don’t wait another day.
David, Alex & Wendy Hevia, Kiefer Jewelers, Lutz, Dade City & Brandon, FL

It’s All About Family. We’ll Help You Get There!    Read More...
Patrick, Kim, Mallory & Sean Murphy Murphy Jewelers, Pottsville, Hamburg & Saucon Valley, PA
 


 

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