Naturally beautiful Marin is further embellished by the many creators of
eye-catching fine jewelry. From independent upstarts to long-standing
family businesses, here’s a curated collection of some of the best.
ALIX AND COMPAN Y Janet Alix works with a small team of bench
jewelers and goldsmiths to create custom and original designs.
Mill Valley, 415.380.0880, alixandcompany.com
DAVID HESTON The former sculptor creates contemporary pieces for men
and women. San Rafael, 415.499.7635, hestondesigns.com
DELEUSE JE WELERS A family business since 1934, Deleuse in Marin is
currently run by degreed gemologist Jeff Deleuse and his wife, Janet.
Tiburon, 415.435.2484, deleusejewelers.com
JOHANN PAUL JEWELERS Johann Paul offers virtually every service on
the jewelry-making spectrum, each performed by a specialized expert.
Greenbrae, 415.461.1866, johannpauljewelers.com
JULIANNA’S FINE JE WELRY This decades-old operation is run by
three generations of women and partner Jean-Louis Van Den Bosch,
all trained in watchmaking and repairs. Corte Madera, 415.413.0898,
KATHLEEN DUGHI The Mill Valley team dreams up sophisticated designs — as well as repurposed pieces — with
craftsmanship that honors the late founder, Kathleen Dughi.
Mill Valley, 415.383.0462, kathleendughi.com
KEITH BARTEL Local master goldsmith Keith Bartel partners with clients to conceive one-of-a-kind
pieces and facilitate repairs. Tiburon, 415.435.6238, keithbartel.com
LEHRER DESIGNS Master goldsmith Stephan Gunning has more than 35 years of experience in
custom jewelry design. Larkspur, 415.461.2212, lehrerdesigns.com
LULU DESIGNS JEWELRY Stacy King and her all-female design team showcase precious
gemstones in unique contemporary pieces. Sausalito, 415.729.9570, luludesignsjewelry.com
MARIN JE WELERS GUILD A collective of artists with a wide range of beautiful gem and
jewelry creations. San Rafael, 415.454.2711, marinjewelersguild.com
NORMAN MAHAN JE WELERS Fine jewelry creations are the hallmark of this well-known
Marin designer and gemologist. Mill Valley, 415.389.9300, normanmahanjewelers.com
POE T AND THE BENCH This new store celebrates Jeffrey Levin’s 30 years as a jewelry
maker and goldsmith. Mill Valley, 415.569.4383, poetandthebench.com
SAUSALITO JE WELERS The waterfront company uses the latest jewelry-making technology to craft ethically sound custom pieces. Sausalito, 415.331.2100, sausalitojewelers.com
SOFIA JE WELRY Sofia Jewelry is a family affair: the custom design team is led by
Carl Priolo and son Lucas, and the company’s name was inspired by daughter Sophia.
Mill Valley, 415.388.8776, sofiajewelrystore.com
STEPHAN-HILL Owners John and Marion Garfolo create award-winning jewelry and are recognized for unique pieces that celebrate Marin.
San Rafael, 415.459.5808, stephanhill.com
UNION STREET GOLDSMITH Founded by Glenda Queen and gemologist Terry Brumbaugh, this San Francisco stalwart specializes
in all areas of jewelry-making, from women’s to men’s to watches.
S.F., 415.776.8048, unionstreetgoldsmith.com