Longevity

According to data from Jewelers of America, the 15 oldest independent jewelers in America are:

Bixler’s

Easton, Pa.

Established: 1785

Wise Jewelers

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Established: 1826

Merkley Kendrick

Louisville, Ky.

Established: 1832

Broomberg & Co., Inc.

Birmingham, Ala.

Established: 1836

Randolph Jewelers

Placerville, Calif.

Established: 1852

Hale’s Jewelers

Greenville, S.C.

Established: 1856

E.W. Parker, Inc.

Madison, Wis.

Established: 1857

Morgan’s Jewelers

Winona, Minn.

Established: 1862

Schnack’s

Alexandria, La.

Established: 1865

Warner Co. Jewelers

Fresno, Calif.

Established: 1867

Pilcher Jewelry Company

Mexico, Mo.

Established: 1868

Wilshire Jewelers

New Hampton, Iowa

Established: 1870

Spertner Jewelers

Norfolk, Va.

Established: 1879

Marks Jewelers

Lawrence, Kan.

Established: 1880

N.B. Levy & Brother Jewelers

Scranton, Pa.

Established: 1880