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Thomas James & Bechtold Jewelry Services

Our team of specialists can help you with every aspect of your collection, from specialized repair work on jewelry and watches to cleaning, polishing, and even appraisals.

Tue-Fri | 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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How Can Our Team Assist You?

We’re your one-stop shop for everything your jewelry collection may need.

Custom & Special Event Jewelry

Find the perfect piece or design your own for that special someone in your life. We will work with you step by step to help you find the perfect jewelry to say exactly what you want to say and create memories that will last for generations.

Jewelry and Watch Repair

We know how important your collection is to you. With age and wear, sometimes things happen. Our team is here to help, whether it be a loose stone, a crack, or even just resizing.

Cleaning and Polishing

With every special piece comes special care to make it last. Increase the longevity and lifetime of your piece with our cleaning and polishing services.


With over 100 years of experience, we can help you get the right appraisal for your piece, be it for insurance reasons, estate planning, or even just curiosity.

The Local Jewelry Shop Difference.

Proudly Located in Downtown Sioux Falls Since 1902.

Dan & Linda Chilson
Rob Everist
Susan Gieseler

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