J.R. Jewelers is a second-generation, family-owned business operating in the Fort Lauderdale area for nearly thirty-five years. Our business has evolved into a multi-faceted operation with an online store and brick-and-mortar company with large selections of new merchandise, original custom designs, repairs, and appraisals.
Primo Comfort Footwear's ample display of shoes caters to runners, athletes, and everyday strollers and includes name brands such as Noat, Merrell, Terra Plana and Inov8. A helpful staffer seeks out a solemate for each foot, slipping rugged paws into durable Tevas ($25) or separating misanthropic toes from one another in the five-toed Vibram barefoot mask ($60+). Slip into a pair of water-resistant Crocs ($30–$45) or rest heels on the cork soles of buckle-bedecked Birkenstocks ($70). The shop carries a variety of athletic and casual styles to keep customers prepared for feats of physical prowess or long waits standing in line outside exclusive tree houses.
It's another world underwater, populated with life almost alien. Making the exploration of that world accessible is why the founders of Scuba Network opened seven instructional scuba centers throughout New Jersey, New York, and southeast Florida. At all of the locations, certified divers lead Discover Scuba classes that allow first-timers to slip into scuba gear and see what it's like to breathe underwater and sprout their first gills. For those left entranced by the experience, Scuba Network offers an Open Water Scuba Certification course, during which learn a variety of scuba techniques in a pool before embarking on open dives. Scuba Network also sells all the necessary equipment from brands such as Mares and Aeris, and also organize dive travel packages to exotic locales such as the Galapagos and the Mayan Riviera in Cozumel, Mexico.
The makeup-savvy staff at Personal Touch outfits their clients with both tangible and intangible tools for creating chic, simple looks. Beyond their supply of mineral makeups, the team shares their wealth of cosmetic knowledge during personalized one-on-one consultations, helping clients master classic techniques for creating a pitch-perfect look for their wedding day and simple methods that accent their natural features.
Founder and owner Cemhan Biricik has fashion and photography in his blood. His parents, both designers, moved him from Istanbul to Paris at the age of 4, eventually settling in the United States. Here in the U.S. is where he fell in love with photography, and photography loves him back, judging from the more than 15 awards Cemhan has won from National Geographic, Sony, and the International Loupe.
In his daily client work, Cemhan's photography strives to capture the beauty in every day life. His subjects range from the abstract and wildlife to high fashion and weddings, and he's snapped shots of celebrities such as Miss Pennsylvania and Cesar Conde of Univision.
Cemhan's company, Biricik Media, goes beyond photography to provide videography services that capture media for magazines, ad campaigns, and special events. In addition, the company has acquired talented, specialized photographers for specific needs such as bridal showers or portraits of your hair-doll collection.