(Cover photo by Red Cedar Studios)
It’s the season of proposals!
Looking to find the perfect ring for your significant other? Whether you are shopping for a Valentine’s proposal or searching for a wedding band after a holiday engagement, the start of the year is a busy time in the jewelry industry. Luckily, the Spokane area boasts many respected, local jewelers.
Austin’s Fine Jewelry
An established jewelry design firm in Spokane for over 50 years, Austin’s Fine Jewelry takes a very personalized approach to helping a couple select or design their rings. They specialize in creating custom engagement and bridal pieces.
Pounder’s Jewelry remains a locally owned and family-operated business since being established in 1956. They have a wide showroom of classic designs, a full-service jewelry production, and a repair shop, as well as a wide selection of estate pieces.
Another well-established jewelry center in the Spokane area, Tracy Jewelers is a third-generation, family-run business. Their large showroom offers a range of modern and classic options.
Johnsons Custom Jewelry
Johnsons Custom Jewelry has made a newer addition to the Spokane jewelry scene, being founded in 2011. They provide their customers with one-of-a-kind designs along with a variety of retail pieces created by designers from around the world.
Teneff Jewelry features many unique designs and offers further customizable options. They emphasize choosing materials that make their pieces sustainable, with 100% recycled precious metals and lab-grown diamonds and gems.
First founded in Seattle in 1912, Ben Bridge has been in the business for over a century! Their location in downtown Spokane features many of their own and other designers’ collections, some of which are very affordable. They have also compiled several guides on engagement styles and shopping to help in choosing the right ring.
Jewelry Design Center
In addition to Spokane, the Jewelry Design Center (JDC) has locations in Kennewick, WA, and Missoula, MT. They carry a wide variety of designer and JDC handcrafted jewelry, meaning they have a wide variety in the budget range, as well.
Happy ring shopping!