America’s 10 Oldest Jewelers: Bromberg’s



Bromberg’s Since 1836  2800 Cahaba Road Mountain Brook, Ala. 205-871-3276 brombergs.com “We were founded in 1836, which makes us 179 years old,” boasts Bromberg’s president Ricky Bromberg, the sixth generation of Brombergs to run the business. From its original location in Mobile, Ala., the jeweler spawned a second outpost in Birmingham in 1900. “My great-grandfather saw moving to Birmingham as an opportunity—it was a boomtown, a fast-growing city,” Bromberg says. The original Mobile location closed in 1915, while Birmingham added a second location in 1959. Today, the business is the only American Gem Society–member store in Birmingham, and its two stores are destinations for fine and custom jewelry, watches, and giftware. But don’t underestimate the role good fortune has played in the history of Bromberg’s. “Each generation had a son,” Bromberg says. “
JCK PRO

This content is exclusive to JCK Pro subscribers. Subscribe now to access this and much more with discount code GOPRO21 for $199 for an entire year of access (reg. $249).

SUBSCRIBE TO CONTINUE

Already a JCK Pro? Log in

A JCK Pro subscription is your all-access pass to people and resources on the
cutting edge of the retail jewelry industry, from the industry authority you
know and trust

Learn about the Perks of JCK Pro

Log Out

Are you sure you want to log out?

CancelLog out