East Towne Jewelers Annual Gem Buying Trip

We’re Headed to the Gem Show 1/30-2/7 If you’ve been a customer of East Towne Jewelers for a while you may know that each year we close up for a week in early February so we can attend The Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. This show is the largest, oldest, and most prestigious gem and…

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February Birthstone: Amethyst

Did you know that the February birthstone is the lovely purple amethyst? The gemstone, amethyst has quite a history! According to the Gemological Institute of America, “The name ‘amethyst’ derives from the Greek amethystos, which means ‘a remedy against drunkenness,’ a benefit long ascribed to the purple birthstone. Because of its wine-like color, early Greek…

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East Towne Jewelers Featured in Newcastle Place Newsletter

Newcastle Place Mequon Newsletter

It’s always wonderful to be recognized by one of your favorite customers. East Towne Jewelers is featured in the Newcastle Place Mequon newsletter. Glenn Schifelbein is a customer of East Towne Jewelers. He has asked me to make a number of pieces of custom jewelry for family, loved ones and caregivers over the past several…

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June Birthstone Highlight: Pearl

Technically, those born in the month of June have three birthstones to pick from: Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone. We especially love pearls! Originating from oceans, lakes and rivers (both saltwater and freshwater) pearls are the formation of nacre around an irritant inside of an oyster or mussel. Natural pearls are usually formed around a grain…

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We’re Back!

We have been given the go ahead to reopen the store. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 19th. Our hours of operation will be slightly reduced: we’ll be open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you are unable to make it into the store during our new hours, please send us…

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