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Smale Jewelers

Ijamsville , MD
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LOCATION

11435 Drummers Pass
Ijamsville, MD 21754 US (map)

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301-865-9208

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ABOUT US

YOUR IDEAS BROUGHT TO LIFE!!

Family-owned shop since 1983 that specializes in providing a different experience than traditional jewelry stores. Jeweler/owner provides personal... Read more
YOUR IDEAS BROUGHT TO LIFE!!

Family-owned shop since 1983 that specializes in providing a different experience than traditional jewelry stores. Jeweler/owner provides personal service to each customer to ensure you get that unique one-of-a-kind custom design. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Work closely with the jeweler from the beginning concept to the final piece you’ve always wanted. In addition to traditional hand-crafted wax design, Computer Aided Design (CAD) 3D Virtual Design technology is also available. CAD technology cuts the custom design cost and time in half! Custom design allows you to select the diamonds or colored stones of your choice, which means you select the exact color, cut, and quality you want. As an alternative to buying new, consider updating your existing piece by remounting your stones into a new style. A wide variety of the highest quality jewelry is also available - certified conflict-free diamonds, engagement rings, men's and women's wedding bands, anniversary jewelry, pendants, earrings, rings, and much more. Many styles are available in your choice of platinum, palladium, or gold. Read less
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What kind of jewelry do you offer?
Custom Engagement Rings, Custom Wedding Bands, Designer Engagement Rings, Designer Wedding Bands

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
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5.0/5.0
Going into this process, I was clueless. I made a budget and planned to go to Tiffanys, Zales, or Jared. I went to a couple boutiques to see what was offered when a friend referred me to Smale Jewelers. Before going, I notified the owner of the types of cuts I was interested in so he could have the inventory ready. When I got there, what I was shown was diamonds with almost no imperfections(certainly none visible to the naked eye) in the cuts and sizes requested. We then went through the process where he was extremely honest about how an increase in size would not make much of a difference in how it looked from 1.75 to 2 but would make a large difference in price. He was flexible around my schedule, when I was in town(I do not live close by), and just genuinely helpful throughout the entire sale.

I can honestly say that I spent probably half of my budget and got 2x what I was looking for at the other jewelers. If anyone asks my advice, I would tell people you are crazy and wasting your money to go anywhere other than Smale Jewelers.
Going into this process, I was clueless. I made a budget and planned to go to Tiffanys, Zales, or Jared. I went to a Read more...
Going into this process, I was clueless. I made a budget and planned to go to Tiffanys, Zales, or Jared. I went to a couple boutiques to see what was offered when a friend referred me to Smale Jewelers. Before going, I notified the owner of the types of cuts I was interested in so he could have the inventory ready. When I got there, what I was shown was diamonds with almost no imperfections(certainly none visible to the naked eye) in the cuts and sizes requested. We then went through the process where he was extremely honest about how an increase in size would not make much of a difference in how it looked from 1.75 to 2 but would make a large difference in price. He was flexible around my schedule, when I was in town(I do not live close by), and just genuinely helpful throughout the entire sale.

I can honestly say that I spent probably half of my budget and got 2x what I was looking for at the other jewelers. If anyone asks my advice, I would tell people you are crazy and wasting your money to go anywhere other than Smale Jewelers. Read less
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Joe
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
Smale Jewelers is just as advertised. Mike is is incredibly thoughtful, flexible and professional. He is knowledgeable and has the patience to walk a novice through the entire process. Great customer experience and would 100% recommend Smale Jewelers to anyone.
Smale Jewelers is just as advertised. Mike is is incredibly thoughtful, flexible and professional. He is knowledgeable and Read more...
Smale Jewelers is just as advertised. Mike is is incredibly thoughtful, flexible and professional. He is knowledgeable and has the patience to walk a novice through the entire process. Great customer experience and would 100% recommend Smale Jewelers to anyone. Read less
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Noelle
Wedding:
5/22/2016
5.0/5.0
Mike worked with me and my fiance to create a custom engagement ring. He let my fiance borrow a beautiful replica to propose with, then he designed the actual ring exactly the way I wanted. He was flexible, worked quickly, and made sure everything was perfect. He took time to explain each detail to us. Excellent jeweler!
Mike worked with me and my fiance to create a custom engagement ring. He let my fiance borrow a beautiful replica to Read more...
Mike worked with me and my fiance to create a custom engagement ring. He let my fiance borrow a beautiful replica to propose with, then he designed the actual ring exactly the way I wanted. He was flexible, worked quickly, and made sure everything was perfect. He took time to explain each detail to us. Excellent jeweler! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Mike was very professional and knew exactly what my fiance wanted for my engagement ring. He was very flexible with meeting with us when it was convenient to us. Doing business with an in-home jeweler was an amazing experience! Mike was very personal and truly cared about our wants and needs. My ring is absolutely gorgeous! I couldn't be happier with the quality of the ring and the wonderful service Mike provided.

We loved him so much, we are going back for our wedding bands! I would not choose any other Jeweler for such an important purchase. As I told my fiance, this is something I will wear every day for the rest of my life! Every detail matters, and Mike was there to accommodate to anything we wished.

A wonderful experience!
Mike was very professional and knew exactly what my fiance wanted for my engagement ring. He was very flexible with Read more...
Mike was very professional and knew exactly what my fiance wanted for my engagement ring. He was very flexible with meeting with us when it was convenient to us. Doing business with an in-home jeweler was an amazing experience! Mike was very personal and truly cared about our wants and needs. My ring is absolutely gorgeous! I couldn't be happier with the quality of the ring and the wonderful service Mike provided.

We loved him so much, we are going back for our wedding bands! I would not choose any other Jeweler for such an important purchase. As I told my fiance, this is something I will wear every day for the rest of my life! Every detail matters, and Mike was there to accommodate to anything we wished.

A wonderful experience! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
12/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Mike is such a great person. I trusted him 100%. My fiancé absolutely loves his wedding band! :)
Mike is such a great person. I trusted him 100%. My fiancé absolutely loves his wedding band! :)
Mike is such a great person. I trusted him 100%. My fiancé absolutely loves his wedding band! :) Read less
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Michael
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
After being disappointed by the quality and sales people at Retail Stores. I was very pleased working with Mike. He was very personable and took his time with me. Mike met all of my needs and expectations. Mike helped me in selecting a ring best suited for my fiance to be.

I was very happy getting a ring and diamond I wanted not guessing at a retail store. The price range I requested was dead on and I could not have been happier with the results.

I would recommend Mike "VERY HIGHLY" for QUALITY and CUSTOMER SERVICE.
After being disappointed by the quality and sales people at Retail Stores. I was very pleased working with Mike. He was Read more...
After being disappointed by the quality and sales people at Retail Stores. I was very pleased working with Mike. He was very personable and took his time with me. Mike met all of my needs and expectations. Mike helped me in selecting a ring best suited for my fiance to be.

I was very happy getting a ring and diamond I wanted not guessing at a retail store. The price range I requested was dead on and I could not have been happier with the results.

I would recommend Mike "VERY HIGHLY" for QUALITY and CUSTOMER SERVICE. Read less
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Pamela
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Very professional and get you what you want. Did an awesome job with our rings.
Very professional and get you what you want. Did an awesome job with our rings.
Very professional and get you what you want. Did an awesome job with our rings. Read less
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Roger
Wedding:
5/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Mike was a pleasure to work with. He was flexible with appointment times, meeting with us on the weekend since we don't live closeby. Very paitent as we rolled through various options, listening and presenting different rings and ideas to help us hone in on our perfect rings. more relaxing that sitting in a mall store and I am sure a better value for the end product. Even offered to work on desiging a custom ring, but we found what we wanted in the standard offerings. Have no reservations recommending Mike to any bride and groom to be.
Mike was a pleasure to work with. He was flexible with appointment times, meeting with us on the weekend since we don't Read more...
Mike was a pleasure to work with. He was flexible with appointment times, meeting with us on the weekend since we don't live closeby. Very paitent as we rolled through various options, listening and presenting different rings and ideas to help us hone in on our perfect rings. more relaxing that sitting in a mall store and I am sure a better value for the end product. Even offered to work on desiging a custom ring, but we found what we wanted in the standard offerings. Have no reservations recommending Mike to any bride and groom to be. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.9/5.0
I was looking for an engagement ring for my girlfriend at the time (now fiance) and was hoping to find a local knowledgeable jeweler who I could trust. At the time I knew relatively little about engagement rings, and after reading several positive reviews for Smale Jewelers decided to contact them.

At our first meeting we discussed what I suspected my fiance was looking for, the general "process", as well my price range. Following this meetings Smale Jewelers found several diamonds that fit my criteria, and at a later meeting we looked at each and he discussed the pro's and con's of each. What is unique about Smale Jewelers is that at this point a band can be designed to create a one-of-a-kind ring (though as expected the more work required to design the band, the higher the price).

Smale Jewelers was extremely approachable, responsive, and sensitive to my constraints. I would highly recommend Smale Jewelers, particularly if you are looking for something unique.
I was looking for an engagement ring for my girlfriend at the time (now fiance) and was hoping to find a local Read more...
I was looking for an engagement ring for my girlfriend at the time (now fiance) and was hoping to find a local knowledgeable jeweler who I could trust. At the time I knew relatively little about engagement rings, and after reading several positive reviews for Smale Jewelers decided to contact them.

At our first meeting we discussed what I suspected my fiance was looking for, the general "process", as well my price range. Following this meetings Smale Jewelers found several diamonds that fit my criteria, and at a later meeting we looked at each and he discussed the pro's and con's of each. What is unique about Smale Jewelers is that at this point a band can be designed to create a one-of-a-kind ring (though as expected the more work required to design the band, the higher the price).

Smale Jewelers was extremely approachable, responsive, and sensitive to my constraints. I would highly recommend Smale Jewelers, particularly if you are looking for something unique. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Working with Mike was a pleasure. From the very beginning we discussed multiple options for engagement ring and wedding band designs. After reviewing numerous ring, band, and diamond options, we decided to deviate from the standard designs commonly found in stores and pursued a custom design. We entrusted our own hand-sketched design to Mike because of his professionalism and commitment to making sure that the design was brought to life with complete satisfaction.

Mike met with us multiple times during the design process to review the wax carving progress to confirm that we were satisfied with his work. Upon completing the wax molds, he kept us informed on the casting process and the final detail work he performed prior to us receiving the completed ring and band.

The overall process of the custom design went smoothly and was completed timely. The quality of the ring and band is as high as could be. The overall price of our ring and band were equal to that of standard rings and bands (with comparable diamonds and gold weights) that are all too often found in stores.

If you are looking for a ring that will be uniquely yours, we would highly recommend Mike. Even without a sketch of your own, Mike’s years of experience can help you develop a personalized design you will be happy with. Knowing that we were able to take our own sketch and transform it into a symbol of our love will always make our ring and band unique and special. Thank you Mike.

Will and Kate
Working with Mike was a pleasure. From the very beginning we discussed multiple options for engagement ring and wedding Read more...
Working with Mike was a pleasure. From the very beginning we discussed multiple options for engagement ring and wedding band designs. After reviewing numerous ring, band, and diamond options, we decided to deviate from the standard designs commonly found in stores and pursued a custom design. We entrusted our own hand-sketched design to Mike because of his professionalism and commitment to making sure that the design was brought to life with complete satisfaction.

Mike met with us multiple times during the design process to review the wax carving progress to confirm that we were satisfied with his work. Upon completing the wax molds, he kept us informed on the casting process and the final detail work he performed prior to us receiving the completed ring and band.

The overall process of the custom design went smoothly and was completed timely. The quality of the ring and band is as high as could be. The overall price of our ring and band were equal to that of standard rings and bands (with comparable diamonds and gold weights) that are all too often found in stores.

If you are looking for a ring that will be uniquely yours, we would highly recommend Mike. Even without a sketch of your own, Mike’s years of experience can help you develop a personalized design you will be happy with. Knowing that we were able to take our own sketch and transform it into a symbol of our love will always make our ring and band unique and special. Thank you Mike.

Will and Kate Read less
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