History, Training, Qualifications, and Experience of David Stern.
David was trained in London, England under expert European Jewelers. After a 5 year apprenticeship, He learned how to hand make fine jewelry from scratch in the traditional fashion developed over many centuries, He opened his first business in 1970.
Within 5 years of hard work and determination to make his mark, he had achieved the opening of 3 retail stores in London, including one in Hatton Garden (the British version of 47th Street in NYC which is the US Manufacturing and Diamond Center) and two others in Central London. In addition, David has a thriving manufacturing business selling his one of a kind designs to retail jewelers throughout the UK. As a nationally known jewelry designer, he also regularly appraised antique, period and estate jewelry.
Looking for an opportunity to become more exposed to new and innovative jewelry ideas, David emigrated to the US in 1976. His first priority was educating himself with the American way of doing business. David started to buy and sell antique and estate jewelry. He traveled the US participating in the estate jewelry show circuit to establish new contacts and start to build a reputation for his expertise in that field, while at the same time developing his latest collection of original jewelry designs. After achieving the above, David settled in Miami. He opened his first US store in downtown Miami in the Seybold Building (the central building in the jewelry district in South Florida) It featured his original designs and his unique antique jewelry collection gathered while touring the various antique shows.
After 2 years in Miami, David moved to Delray Beach, Florida. Since that time, he has sold his original designs throughout the US and opened a store in downtown Delray Beach on Atlantic Avenue, then in Palm Beach on Worth Avenue. He now has a store in Boca Raton on Powerline Rd serving the South Florida community.
David is now expanding his internet presence where he is gaining the reputation of being the jeweler to turn to for innovative custom design work and also promotes and sells his one of a kind and limited edition designs. He also features some of the leading 21st-century new jewelry designers.
David Stern Fine Jewelry is an official jewelry replacement store for many of the larger insurance companies and is an expert in completing a claim in a timely manner and is able to achieve the best possible results. David also works with estate, will/trust and family law attorneys and consults on any jewelry related issues.
He has created a program to lecture on how to buy jewelry with confidence and be able to recognize and deal with knowledgeable jewelers with integrity that will become their only jeweler. If you would like to receive his quarterly newsletter please fill out the forms on the right-hand side.