Over 80 years in the business

Over 80 years in the business


Medawar Jewelers is a family owned business first established in 1920. Over the years, the Medawars expanded into many locations in Michigan and California. Our five locations offer our customers a unique shopping experience with our handcrafted jewelry designs created by master jewelers and designers. We value our customers and consider it a privilege to serve you. We will always do our best to ensure your satisfaction with each and every purchase.

Conflict Free

Conflict Free


Medawar Jewelers combines its efforts of buying only conflict free diamonds, fairly traded colored gemstones and environmentally conscious precious metals. Much of our manufacturing is done locally at our Lansing offices.

The Medawar Lifetime Promise

The Medawar Lifetime Promise


Medawar Jewelers guarantees the workmanship on each and every piece of jewelry against any manufacturer defect. We are always happy to check your jewelry, clean it and offer free Rhodium once a year on every piece purchased at our stores.

Financing

Financing


We offer interest free financing up to 18 months. Please check stores for details.

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Conflict Free Diamonds

What is a Conflict-Free Diamond?

Diamonds are one of the world’s most beautiful treasures. They’re the hardest known substance and their fire and scintillation are unparalleled. Unfortunately, however, diamonds are found most often in places riven by warfare and injustice. Mined primarily from uncommon sections of Earth called “cratons,” diamonds aren’t found everywhere, and this means that jewelers are often caught between the horns of a dilemma: Do they source their diamonds from unethical environments or go without the beloved gemstone in their designs?

The solution comes in the form of ethical security policies designed in the 20th century to ensure that customers receive conflict-free diamonds. At Medawar Jewelers, we take pains to ensure that the diamond jewelry we offer comes from ethical sources.

How Conflict-Free Diamonds Are Certified

In the United States, there are two major methods of sourcing ethical diamonds. The first is through KPCS diamonds. The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme was devised as a United Nation scheme to ensure that diamonds come from ethical sources. The process prevents trading diamonds with countries that don’t opt into a system of reviews, oversight, and regulations on the mining of their regions’ diamonds. Major diamond-producing nations, such as Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Russia, and Australia, all opt into the KPCS, as do the major jewelry-producing countries. It’s also important for individual designers to ensure that they uphold the KPCS, and our brands do!

Alternatively, a designer can source their diamonds from a country with extreme transparency and solid systems of social and economic security. The aforementioned Australia and South Africa are two such countries, but for American designers, one of the best answers is right on their doorstep: Canada is another major diamond producer, and they have an internal system of government-regulated oversight in the form of the CanadaMark certification. No matter the choice, it’s important to select diamonds that come from ethical sources that prevent conflict diamonds from entering the global supply.

Why Shop at Medawar Jewelers?

In 1978, Medawar Jewelers opened its doors for the first time, building on a history of excellence that stretches back to the 1920s. Our showrooms collect the most remarkable lines of bridal and fashion jewelry, as well as Swiss-quality timepieces that our customers adore. We strive to find new collections every year, and our decades of experience have given us the wherewithal to curate some phenomenal styles. We ensure that all the glamorous diamonds we showcase, whether loose or not, are ethically sourced, and we’re proud to discuss that with you! If you’d like to find out more, don’t hesitate to contact the Medawar Jewelers showrooms today: Call us at 855-850-8015, or visit our West Lansing, Brighton, Jackson, Portage, and Okemos, Michigan showrooms!

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