Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Cut, color, clarity, and carat weight; these are the characteristics that give every diamond a unique sparkle. At MJ Gabel, staffers certified by the Gemological Institute of America expertly appraise these qualities, giving clients a clear idea of the worth of their precious stones. They also cut and polish loose diamonds and upgrade diamond jewelry to give rings and other pieces a new life. An auction service accommodates customers looking to sell their gems; after closed auctions are held, customers can decide whether or not to take the highest bid.