Not-so-hidden gems: Jewelers in Lakeland, FL

They say “all that glitters is not gold,” and that’s true — some of it is silver, platinum, and of course, diamond. Keep reading for Lakeland jewelry stores to shop from for your next anniversary, birthday, or holiday.

Mural on side of Gaines Jewelers in Lakeland, FL

Gaines Jewelers is a downtown landmark; stop by to see this mural by Gillian Fazio.

Photo by @gaines_jewelers

When it comes to jewelry, Marilyn said it best. Whether you’re looking to treat yourself, give a helpful hint, or shop for someone special, check out our list of Lakeland jewelers that are a cut above the rest.

Gaines Jewelers, 112 S. Tennessee Ave.
The longest-standing jewelry store on our list, Gaines Jewelers has been in operation for nearly 90 years. Originally called George L. Gaines Jewelers, the store was owned by the Gaines family until it was sold to Dean and Gina Saunders in 2017.

Studio Jewelers, 1757 E. Edgewood Dr.
Just steps away from Scarpa’s Italian, this jewelry store might be the perfect spot to pick up a surprise statement piece before a romantic dinner. Stop by to shop from the experts who have been serving Lakeland for 25+ years.

Munchel’s Fine Jewelry, 3227 S. Florida Ave.
The Munchel family began serving Lakelanders in 1982 out of a Dixieland antique shop. Since then, their operation has grown to occupy the 4,500-sqft former Maytag store that Lakelanders know today.

Max Jewelers, 1553 Town Center Dr.
Lakeside Village shoppers will recognize this spot. Open since 1997, the family-owned jewelry store specializes in custom designs and engraving, as well as repairs and appraisals.

Foshee Jewelers, 943 E. Parker St.
The family behind this shop has been buying, selling, and repairing jewelry since 1953. Stop by the store, located just off Memorial Boulevard near Lake Parker, to have your pieces appraised or shop for something new.

Marshall Jewelers, 2058B E. Edgewood Dr.
Emails poured in for this 1958 business. Before it landed on Edgewood Drive, Lakelanders may remember shopping for jewels and having repairs done in the Southgate plaza. Fun fact from reader Monica: Bill Marshall also specializes in golf club repair.

Wilson Diamond Brokers, 101 S. Florida Ave.
Reader Jennifer J. wrote in to remind us about this spot that opened in 1977. According to Jennifer, you can expect a wonderful experience every time you shop from this family-owned store.

Is there a gem of a local jeweler missing from our list? Be like Monica and Jennifer and tell us about it.

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