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.


Medawar’s Guide to Engagement Ring Selection

Preparing to propose to your loved one soon? Read about some of the considerations you should take before shopping for an engagement ring!

Guide to Engagement Rings

Are you thinking of purchasing an engagement ring soon? We at Medawar Jewelers congratulate you on your upcoming engagement! As one of Michigan’s most dependable bridal jewelers, we are always excited to hear our customer’s love stories and happily take part in celebrating your eternal love with our beautiful line of engagement rings.

As authorized retailers of some of today’s top designers including A. Jaffe, Danhov, Kirk Kara, Parade, Verragio, and others, we are proud to offer popular engagement ring collections from premium designers in all five of our Medawar Jewelers locations. Additionally, to better serve our area customers, the staff at Medawar Jewelers have compiled this list of helpful notes for engagement ring shopping.


Whether you are shopping as a couple, or selecting a surprise engagement ring for your beloved, it is very important to start out by setting a budget. The most obvious benefit of budgeting is the likely monetary savings. Plus, customers with budgets tend to have an easier time selecting from among the thousands of designer engagement rings. With a narrower selection of rings, you can be sure to select from among the best available.

Guide to Engagement Rings


The next step in your journey to purchasing an engagement ring is to do some research. Researching is beneficial because it allows you, the customer, to familiarize yourself with the terminology used in diamond shopping and current style trends. Plus, knowing the ins and outs of engagement ring shopping allows you to take control in your investment and your eventual purchase. The more you get the know the types of engagement rings out there, the more likely you will be to find the ideal match for you and your loved one.

Browse through our collections of designer engagement rings to start off your studies and don’t forget to look through our “The Four C's of Diamonds” to help you understand the important qualities of a white diamond!

Authorized Retailer

One of the safest methods of diamond shopping, is to visit your local authorized retailer. While shopping online from a reputable retailer is okay, there is nothing like coming into a store, seeing, and holding an actual high-quality diamond engagement ring. Often, we hear stories of young men who try to save money by purchasing online, only to receive something other than what was listed. Shopping from your local authorized dealer ensures that your purchase is genuine, authentic designer jewelry.

Since 1978, Medawar Jewelers has been one of the most dependable full-service bridal and fashion jewelers in the Michigan area. Shop with us in any one of our five locations including West Lansing, Okemos, Jackson, Portage, and Brighton.

Ring Size

After the initial pre-planning, you are left with the fun aspects of bridal shopping. If you’re having trouble figuring out what size your partner is, we’ve collected a few interesting methods from our customers. One excellent way to finding out your future spouse’s ring size is by borrowing one of her other rings and taking it to a jeweler to get sized, or if you think it might be difficult for the ring to go unnoticed, try tracing an outline from one of her rings while she is not looking. Another method is asking for help from one of her friends. Her lady pals either already know her size, or they can much more easily inquire as to her ring size without her getting suspicious. Some of our customers have gone so far as to having their partner’s friends bring their future brides-to-be into the shop to browse among our assortment of engagement rings!

Guide to Engagement Rings

Determine Style

In an effort reduce chances of being overwhelmed by designers and styles, we recommend you think over your partner’s individual style. Figuring out if your bride-to-be is a classic beauty or a contemporary maven will make selecting a ring that much easier.

Once you know your lady’s general style, selecting the details will be a breeze. At Medawar Jewelers, we carry designers who create ultra-modern designs, designers who craft vintage-inspired engagement rings, and many others who perfectly fuse multiple looks.

Individual Elements of Style to Consider:

Guide to Engagement Rings

Center Stone Color: Choose between a more traditional white diamond and a bold colored stone.

Stone Shape: The top two most popular center stone shapes are round brilliant and princess cut, but we also carry radiant cut, cushion cut, oval cut, emerald cut, and pear shape engagement rings.

Center Diamond or Diamonds: Opt from dazzling choices including sophisticated solitaire, three stone rings, or rings with multiple side stone adornments.

Guide to Engagement Rings

To continue our goal of displaying fashion forward designs, we also carry engagement rings with stunning halo settings and beaming pave bands.

While shopping, keep in mind that you are shopping for the love of your life. In our years of experience, the love and treasured moments you have shared are enough to lead you to the perfect ring choice. Regardless of what you select, and she is sure to love it. So, enjoy the experience of looking for her engagement ring and once again, congratulations!

Guide to Engagement Rings

Shop With Us!

Are you ready to buy your perfect engagement ring? For more information on any one of our engagement ring selections, visit our “Contact Us” page to send us an email, call us at 855.850.8015 to speak to one of our representatives, or visit us at our West Lansing, Okemos, Jackson, Portage, or Brighton, Michigan stores to browse among the thousands of engagement rings for yourself!


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