If you find yourself, like many of the jewelry-clad fashionistas in SoCal, in search of some serious arm candy or the next killer statement necklace or maybe even a simple pair of earrings, then a quick excursion through Orange County will introduce you to some of the best jewelry shops around. If you happen to stumble across any of these top jewelry stores in Orange County, expect to see an assortment of high glamor jewelry, in addition to other equally enhancing yet more subtler pieces.
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1215 E. Imperial Highway
Placentia, CA 92870
Jeweler’s Touch is an award-winning, family-operated jewelry store that offers a vast array of services including jewelry and watch repairs, custom engraving, precious stone replacements, ring sizing, bead and pearl restringing and, best of all, an assorted selection of customized jewelry. Jeweler’s Touch also offers pricing flexibility to assist customers in financing their jewelry needs.
South Coast Jeweler
3723 S. Bristol St.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
South Coast Jeweler is Santa Ana’s premiere jewelry chain with a unique mix of jewelry pieces from some of today’s top-of-the-line jewelry designers that include Tacori, Simon G., Scott Kay, Verragio and many more. For shoppers looking to brush up on their jewelry familiarity, South Coast holds events throughout the calendar year including trunk shows and anniversary celebrations. Other various attractions happening at South Coast Jeweler? It offers free ring cleaning to all of its customers and free ring appraisal with any purchase of a ring and a diamond center stone that is at least one carat or more.
The Shangri-La Jewelry
The Lab Boutique
2930 Bristol St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Not your average jewelry store, located in Costa Mesa, this little outdoor boutique/abode hybrid carries jewelry attentive to California’s variety– think music fest, pool party or barbecue bash or any other special occasion where casual cocktail jewelry is a staple. Eye-catching pieces that will lure you in include hand-crafted beaded bracelets with tassel and skull accents, cute and unique charms to add to your charm bracelet and long stranded necklaces. With frugal-minded prices (pieces sold there range from $10 to $300) and the obscure-like ambiance, this boutique makes for an arresting shopping experience within Orange County.
Nathan Alan Jewelers
3333 Bristol St., Suite 1875
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
If higher-end jewelry tickles your fancy and you wouldn’t mind lining up your jewelry box with the next best thing in luxurious designs, then Nathan Alan Jewelers is just the right spot for you. Located in Costa Mesa, Nathan Alan Jewelers offers a variety of precious stones, unique custom pieces and other higher-end jewelry. Nathan Alan Jewelers ensures customers with top-rate pieces that are exceptional in quality. With the variety of pieces that cover rings, earrings, bracelets, pendants, bridal bands and colored stones, expect to see some of the more impressive selections out of all of Orange County.
Princess Bride Diamonds
Bella Terra Mall
7821 Edinger Ave., Suite 130
Huntington Beach, CA 92467
For your wedding and engagement needs, Princess Bride Diamonds specializes in custom-made wedding and engagement rings for blushing brides-to-be. The Huntington Beach-based boutique also carries other fine jewelry and costume accessories for those who aren’t getting hitched but still want to look pretty. The owners at Princess Bride Diamond have a wealth of experience in appraising jewelry and have been in the business for more than 50 years.
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