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For the CEO of Daniel's Jewelers, helping people realize their sparkling and diamond-studded dreams is more than a business—it's a family legacy. In 1948, his grandparents mortgaged their home in order to open a small jewelry store in Bell Gardens, California. His grandmother managed the details of their office and family life while his grandfather sold jewelry, gifts, and socket-wrench sets, creating an in-store credit system that allowed customers to conveniently pay for their purchases. His father and uncle joined the ranks after college and expanded the company from the original storefront.

What began as a glimmer in the eye of Helene and Joe Sherwood has blossomed into a leading jewelry establishment that spans 61 locations throughout central and southern California. The Sherwoods and their employees still strive to treat their customers as family, and they still offer credit options for a variety of budgets. In addition to stunning gold and silver pieces, they showcase design-your-own wedding and anniversary bands and offer a full-range of jewelry repair, including clasps and re-sizing. The diamond rings in their exclusive Love Song collection are embedded with a pink diamond, and come in a music box that, when opened, plays either Debussy's famous Clair de Lune or the Alvin and the Chipmunks singing "The Song That Never Ends."

214 Stonewood St
Downey,
CA
US

Established: 1994

Handicap Accessible: No

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Parking: Parking lot

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Most popular offering: AOW Delux Countertop Alkaline Water Unit

Pro Tip: All our products are designed, assembled and manufactured in the USA,

Good for Kids: Yes

8350 Florence Avenue 2nd Floor
Downey,
CA
US

Since 1965, millions of people have traveled to the The Santa Fe Springs Swap Meet open air market in search of great deals. More than 500 vendors spread out across more than 16 acres and tempt bargain-hunters with everything from graphic tees to paper lanterns.

Still, shopping is hardly the only thing to do here?there's also a food court with picnic tables and beer stands. Under the food court's covered-patio section, live bands perform daily. On the weekend, bands play Latin music and cover bands revive the catalogs of everyone from Led Zeppelin to The Smiths. Families can groove to tunes on the dance floor or watch performances by folk ballet dancers or a stray napkin that caught a rather rhythmic gust of wind.

13963 Alondra Blvd.
Santa Fe Springs,
CA
US

Tastes in Halloween costumes change quickly. This year, Halloween Club is ready with popular Breaking Bad, Despicable Me, and Iron Man costumes. Of course, there are also the classic staples. Creepy masks and props, police uniforms, and pirate apparel aren't forgotten either, allowing patrons to finish their cosplay outfit, celebrate Halloween, or put together a really spectacular excuse for not going into work. That selection also includes outlandish items such as skeletons in mariachi outfits and zombie girl scout costumes.

13310 Firestone Blvd
Santa Fe Springs,
CA
US