Snapping a necklace or breaking a ring can be heartbreaking. For all your last minute repairs or longed for upgrades, your search is over. The 2023 readers’ choice Best of the County winner is Julianna’s Fine Jewelry (pictured above). For the rest of the Marin Magazine‘s Best of Marin County Jewelry Repair picks see below.
Our 2023 Services category sponsor is Hadley General Contractor Inc.
We’ve broken it down by region: Southern and Central Marin.
Run by a mother-daughter duo, California Girl believes that every good piece of jewelry starts with the perfect gemstone. Only the highest-quality gems are on display in this contemporary boutique tucked away in the bustling Strawberry Village shopping center, a perfect location for swinging by after a routine trip to the grocery store. Every design here is custom-made. Hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday.
800 Redwood Highway Frontage Road #124, Mill Valley, 650.504.0646
Serving tourists and locals alike, Sofia is best known for custom designs and upcycling old pieces. Pick something up at an estate sale that has promise? Go to Sofia’s and see what can be done to make that older design shine once again. The shop offers quality repairs, so if you’ve got a broken clasp or loose setting, they can help. Hours are 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
80 Throckmorton Ave., Mill Valley, 415.388.8776
With a wide display of top European designers and gorgeous diamonds, Julianna’s oozes style and sophistication. Julianna and Judy, a mother-daughter duo, have been running their custom jewelry store for over 40 years now, with another 20 years in the jewelry business before that. They’ve been joined by Julianna’s granddaughter, Caitlyn, resulting in all three generations of women working side-by-side to create custom jewelry for any occasion. The store also offers an impressive collection of Swiss watches. Hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday.
1632 Redwood Highway, Corte Madera, 415.924.9711
For more than 35 years, Gold Rush Jewelers has been providing quality service and fine jewelry to Marin County at North Bay at large. Their wide range of services range from soldering silver to re-stringing necklaces. For those looking to make a piece of jewelry even more special, come here to get that ring or watch custom engraved. Speaking of watches, don’t worry if yours is old and hasn’t been worn in ages; take it to Gold Rush and watch it be spiffed up to peak condition. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
831 4th St, San Rafael, 415.457.2101