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.



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


Jewelry Appraisal

Jewelry Appraisal at Medawar Jewelers

Why Should I Get My Jewelry Appraised?

There are several important reasons to have your jewelry appraised. Primarily, it should be for insurance purposes. Jewelry changes in value over time. Stones and cuts go in and out of fashion, which causes them to become worth more or perhaps less on the market. Or consider 2012, where the price of gold skyrocketed to $1,900 an ounce. This would, of course, change the value of gold jewelry. And remember that jewelry is art, and the value of art appreciates over time. It can be very tricky for someone who doesn’t have training in appraisal to keep track trends and the methods professionals use to assess the quality of jewelry.

Also, insurance companies don’t like “maybes” and personal assessments. If you don’t have a disinterested professional establishing a replacement value for an insurance company, an unforeseen fire or theft can lead to you losing a regrettable amount of money.

Appraisal creates a promise of trust for a piece of jewelry before you make your purchase. Certification programs like GIA or AGS give appraisers a frame of reference to tell you about every aspect of your potential purchase—including the pros and cons of the piece. This allows you to compare your chosen jewelry with other choices.

The Appraisal Process

Visiting Medawar Jewelers means working with GIA-certified professionals who are more than skilled at appraising your jewelry to give it an insurance-friendly paper trail. Here at Medawar Jewelers, we suggest that you get a new appraisal every two years to make sure that you know exactly what your pieces are worth.

And remember that significantly altering your jewelry alters its value. Alterations include changing the stones in a piece, having a goldsmith changing the size or design of a ring, or having features added to it. And if you have custom jewelry created, appraisers can assist you in forming a basis for the value of your new treasure.

Why Medawar Jewelers?

For over 39 years, Medawar Jewelers has been proud to be a full-service jeweler for its customers. This means that our list of services is substantial and only becomes longer every year. We strive for excellence not only in our services, which include jewelry and watch repair, but also in our jewelry. At Medawar Jewelers, you can find luxury fashion jewelry, bridal collections, Swiss-quality timepieces, and more! If you’re interested in our appraisal services or top-shelf jewelry, contact us at 855-850-8015, or visit us at any of our five Michigan showrooms in Lansing, Okemos, Jackson, Portage, and Brighton!

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