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The Independent Jewelers Organization is an elite group of retailers.  Our Members are Master IJO Jewelers and are hand-selected for membership in the Independent Jewelers Organization (IJO). IJO is an organization which only accepts jewelers with the highest ethical standards and superior professional integrity. IJO provides marketing and educational opportunities to over 1,000 members worldwide.

As a Master IJO Jeweler, members receive benefits such as expert training, allowing them to update their knowledge, skills and experience to help the consumer make a confident jewelry purchase. Group purchasing power allows Master IJO Jewelers to pass a significant savings on to their customers while maintaining the highest quality products they have come to know. And the fact that IJO Jewelers are active members of their communities means they strive to offer an unsurpassed level of service.

Master IJO Jewelers adhere to an ethical code-of-conduct offering the honesty, trust, integrity and "Brilliance You Deserve"® no other jeweler can provide. 
 
IJO members also offer you a host of exclusive services. 
  • Extensive buying opportunities, bringing the the top fashions and best prices to you, the customer.
  • The ability to buy diamonds to buy directly from the cutters through their offices in the famous city of Antwerp, Belgium, the diamond capital of the world.
  • Master IJO Jewelers are full service jewelers with knowledgeable staff who will educate and guide you through your purchase either online or at the store.
  • Master IJO Jewelers have the opportunity to attend two trade shows each year, where top-notch jewelry vendors exhibit the latest designs.

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