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.


How to Drop the Hint About Your Dream Engagement Ring

Is marriage in the cards for you and your significant other? If so, here’s a few hints to make sure you get the engagement ring you’ve always dreamed of when he pops the question.

How to Drop the Hint About Your Dream Engagement Ring

Getting your dream engagement ring isn’t easy, especially when you have to somehow convince your partner to buy the right one without being too obvious. Sure, you can be forthcoming with your desires, but that can spoil the whole surprise of that special moment when he finally proposes.

Before you hand your future fiancé a shopping list with all of your favorite engagement ring choices, you may want to try some of these helpful tips and tricks.

Looking to the Stars

Hollywood engagements and weddings are a dime a dozen. Flip through any celebrity gossip magazine or do a quick search on Instagram and a new celebrity wedding is bound to crop up. Using these articles and posts you can drop a subtle hint about what kind of engagement ring you would want.

For instance, you could mention how ‘so-and-so’ got engaged and that you absolutely love their new solitaire engagement ring. Do this enough times and stay consistent, and he won’t miss the hint.

The Wonders of Pinterest

Since the beginnings of Pinterest, brides-to-be have been using their picture boards as a way to drop hints for their boyfriends and partners. A engagement Pinterest board is a surefire way to get his attention, and it can make his job of finding the right engagement ring far easier.

Whether you’re fantasizing about having a ring from A. Jaffe’s Seasons of Love collection or anything with a emerald-cut diamond, a Pinterest board can serve as an effective notice of your engagement ring desires.

Engagement rings at Medawar Jewelers

The Usefulness of Window Shopping

Window shopping can serve as an incredibly useful tactic in nudging your partner in the right direction.

This method works best if you’ve already had ‘the talk’ with them, as they are more than likely receptive to any and all of your comments you may make in a jewelry showroom. All you have to do is point out the rings you like -- there’s a good chance your partner is paying attention.

Looking to Friends and Family

Another way to steer your partner in the right direction is to take note of friends and family who may have recently been engaged. This tactic is similar to making note of celebrity engagements.

Dropping the hint about your engagement ring

For instance, if your cousin got married and you love her brilliant Danhov Couture engagement ring, don’t hesitate to show of pictures of the ring to your partner.

There are a multitude of ways to hint to your partner what kind of engagement ring you want. No one method is better than any other, but as long as your consistent you can’t lose.

Picking from the Right Retailer

When your partner goes out to purchase your engagement ring, point them in the direction of Medawar Jewelers. Founded in West Lansing in 1978, Medawar is one of the top jewelry providers in the state of Michigan, with stores in cities like Okemos, Jackson, Portage, and Brighton. At their showrooms they have a wide selection of engagement rings to choose from, including pieces from designers like Mars, Danhov, A. Jaffe, and Verragio.

Medawar also sells a wide selection of fashion jewelry, timepieces, and other bridal jewelry pieces. So, if you are trying to purchase that dream ring for your future bride, choose Medawar Jewelers; they can help you make the right pick.

For more information about the products and services that Medawar Jewelers offers, visit any of our showrooms or contact us directly.


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