Why Diamonds, Pearls & Jade?
Award Winning Jeweler Since 1982
Since 1982, Diamonds, Pearls & Jade has been one of most reputable names in the jewelry industry. The company was founded by Sophia Prinz, Ph.D. and in 1992. James Harris, Ph.D. became a partner and co-owner. It is the only jewelry store in the US run by 2 partners both with earned doctorate degrees and considered a GIA (Gemological Institute of America) store. Jim and Sophia, are GIA certified diamond experts, members Jewelers of America, and of several International and American jewelry and gem organizations.
Sophia is a winner of 4 international awards for fine jewelry design. Her designs are trademarked as Designs by Sophia. She appreciates her French/ Russian heritage and has been a grateful American citizen since 1979. Her European background and genuine interest to many cultures helped Sophia to develop a strong network of among diamond, gemstone, and art contacts all over the world. You need to see the one-of a kind and limited edition Designs by Sophia with your own eyes to appreciate their beauty.
In addition to being an accomplished jeweler, Jim is a licensed psychologist who has profound understanding of your needs and the importance of those special occasions that become lifetime memories. He wants to help make sure that your jewelry selection will be the most memorable.
Both of us are highly trained gemologists, designers, and gem importers. We travel the world attending a variety of International Jewelry and Gemstone Trade Shows and importing a variety of precious, and semi-precious gemstones including diamonds, pearls, emeralds, rubies, sapphires, topaz, tanzanite, garnet, opals, tourmaline, aquamarine, jadeite, nephrite, and other gemstones directly from the source.