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Feature Friday – Blake Dickler

The son of the jewelry repair specialists

Days off from school playing with the sales people, carrying dinners to the store, and of course, the annual holiday party: these are just a few of my memories growing up at Mitchell’s Jewelers, the store my parents run together. When my dad, Mitchell, entered the jewelry business in 1979 read more…

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Feature Friday – Chris Derouen

The accordion player and systems administrator

Before my journey here at Stuller, I worked in retail. Soon enough, I realized that wasn’t the best long-term career path for me. A family member of mine advised I submit an application to Stuller. I was attracted to the company itself, rather than the jewelry industry specifically when beginning read more…

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Feature Friday – Alex Maryaskin

The award-winning hand fabricator

I started in the jewelry business after doing restoration work to a 2000-year-old church. I was tasked with repairing a filigree box, in addition to a few more items after finishing that job. This is where my love of jewelry stemmed. In the Ukraine, you have to spend two years read more…

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Feature Friday – Mona Stott

The deliverer of budgeted, quality jewelry tailored to taste

Years ago, I managed a local retail clothing when the management of a neighboring jewelry chain had a headhunter approach me. Terrified, I repeatedly refused, for I knew nothing about jewelry. However, they persisted, assuming I was playing hardball for the purpose of salary negotiation. Eventually, I gave in and read more…

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Feature Friday – Angela Zeno

The friendly face of hard work and perseverance

Hard work and manpower brought me to where I am today. I was referred to Stuller for a temporary position while working at Target. After working for about three months, my superior Kathy recognized my hard work, friendliness, and easygoing personality. Kathy had Human Resources call me and I was hired read more…

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Feature Friday – Brian Barnes

The basketball fan with the Loudmouth pants

Then There Were 4 Late in the second half of the Elite 8 game between my beloved South Carolina Gamecocks and the Florida Gators, we arrived back to the hotel from Stuller in Lafayette, LA. Tied ball game. Eight minutes left. The only thing to do was finish watching the read more…

Feature Friday – Anita Price

The intern turned in-law in the family business

In the summer of 1989, I was 15 and babysitting the neighborhood kids. I learned that the local jewelry store, Price’s Jewelers, was hiring a high school student. So I dropped in to grab an application, but little did I know, I interviewed on the spot. I received the job instantly, read more…

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Feature Friday – Deirdre Collette

The dedicated employee with the last name nickname

Meet Deirdre Collette Can you believe that I am in my 32nd year of working at Stuller? In 1985, my sister worked for Stuller and called to see if I wanted to fill in for a week, due to the team being short-handed. I agreed. When I mentioned it to read more…

Feature Friday – Brett Weiler

The guy with the cool store and friendly dog

Someone once told me, “If you pick a job you love to do, you never really have to go to work.” I’m fortunate to have that luxury. I get to wake up and fulfill my passion each and every day. My store is a one-man show. I never wanted an read more…

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Feature Friday – Patty Leger

The avid angler and outdoorswoman

My story begins working part-time for a local Winn Dixie supermarket. I wanted a full-time position but learned I’d have to relocate to get a more permanent spot. A friend of mine worked here at Stuller, and she told me to apply because they were hiring Christmastime help. I applied 28 read more…

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