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Peridot Rings by Charles Horberg Jewelers
Peridot – Green Apple of My Eye

August is the heart of summer, the time that all things summertime are at their peak. So it stands to reason that the birthstone for this month would be just as bright and cheery. The gemstone Peridot does not disappoint. Peridot has been the official birthstone for August since 1912 – the same year that The Jewelers Center building was […]

White Metal Alternative: Silver Platinum

Do you love the look of sterling silver, but want a wedding ring that’s more durable? Well, there’s a metal alloy that could be the answer to your dilemma. It’s an alloy of sterling silver and platinum. As you may know, silver is a fairly soft metal. In fact, pure silver is so soft that metallurgists mix it with other […]

Ruby in its natural form
Ruby – The King of Gems

Rubies are considered to be one of the four precious stones, the others being diamonds, emeralds and sapphires. But did you know that rubies are actually made of the same basic material as sapphires? The mineral corundum is responsible for creating two of our most cherished precious stones; it’s merely the color that differentiates them. Any hue of red and […]

Pearl in Oyster
A Pearl Is Born

The pearl has been revered as a symbol of fine and rare beauty for centuries, and for good reason. Imagine what a treasure it must have been for ancient people to crack open a mollusk and find a perfectly round, richly colored pearl, shimmering like a full moon in the night sky. Pearls are the only gemstones that are created […]

Get To Know The Jewelers Center – Virtually!

Announcing The Jewelers Center’s Virtual Tour Experience The Jewelers Center has been a staple of Chicago jewelry needs since 1921. Many generations are very familiar with the marbled halls of The Jewelers Center, but to many millennials, The Jewelers Center is a bit of a mystery. They recognize the large neon blade sign affixed to the side of our building, […]

Looking For Custom? Look No Further!

If you’re looking for a custom piece of jewelry, you needn’t look any further. You can walk into The Jewelers Center with a dream in your head and one of our many talented jewelers can create it exactly to your specifications. Our building houses every type of jewelry design business required to create a completely custom piece of jewelry. We have wax […]

Welcome to the New Jewelers Center Website

The Jewelers Center is very excited to announce the launch of our brand new website. The new site, still located at www.jewelerscenter.com, is now modern, sleek, and mobile friendly. We wanted to make sure that you are able to learn all about what we do here in 5 South Wabash, right in the heart of downtown Chicago, so we packed our site with information about our building, […]

The Jewelers Center is home to more than 180 fine jewelers.