I Dare You to be Different….

NOTHING BRINGS MORE PERSONAL SATISFACTION THAN HAVING A VISION AND THE ABILITY TO EXECUTE IT. MY NEW FOUND PASSION FOR PAINTING HAS BROUGHT ME TO A NEW ARTISTIC LEVEL, IGNITING MY LONGER THAN I’LL ADMIT CAREER OF DESIGNING FINE JEWELRY. I’VE ALWAYS ENJOYED WORKING WITH METAL, SPARKLY DIAMONDS, GLOWING PEARLS, AND MIND BLOWING GEMSTONES, WHO […]

Imagine….My Jewel Shop’s Connection with Nature!

Forgive me…I feel like I’ve neglected you this past summer. The “roller coaster” ride began with a cancer diagnosis Memorial Day weekend and ended with the passing of my mother, Millie Ostroff on August 9th. This loss is indescribable. Everyone deals with grief differently. For me, keeping busy is best. For years, you have asked […]

Too good to be true?

Often, we see people make jewelry purchases because they are convinced they are getting a deal. In reality, gold and diamond prices are pretty standard throughout the world, and our industry. What does vary, is the markup. My Jewel Shop prides ourselves in being competitively priced every day. We tag our merchandise with the best […]

The story has a good ending….

JENKINTOWN POLICE ARE THE BEST! THIS WEEK THERE WAS A SUSPICIOUS “SHOPPER” VISITING ALL THE JEWELRY STORES IN OUR TOWN. THE POLICE WERE ALERTED AND TOOK THIS VERY SERIOUSLY. DUE TO THEIR OUTSTANDING EFFORTS THE PERSON WAS PEACEFULLY APPREHENDED IN THE ACT. I CAN’T THANK THE JENKINTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ENOUGH FOR HOW PROFESSIONALLY THEY HANDLED […]

Why buy a diamond from My Jewel Shop?

Why buy a diamond from My Jewel Shop? Because I am the best personal diamond shopper ever! Lately I’ve been seeing too many of you make expensive mistakes. Yes, the Internet enables consumers to educate themselves but purchasing an engagement ring over the Internet does not make sense. No matter how much you learn, you need […]

What’s Love Got To Do With It…

What is my favorite part of the jewelry business? Great question! Can you believe after 40 plus years I still have no definitive answer? There are so many wonderful facets that encompass our industry and my “job.” Like the intimacy of our relationships…many with vendors and customers we have known for decades and generations (makes […]

Time Fly’s When You’re Having Fun!

Guilty, guilty, guilty! Spring fever and gardening our property stole me away from writing. Here are a few pictures to share…the fruits of my labor and why I just love nature. Soooo much more to tell! I’ve picked the best of the best to share… This spring, a Jenkintown High School senior student, Casey Lam, […]