KARI SMITHOWNER Kari is a has a Graduate Gemologist degree (G.G.) through the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Her favorite thing about working with jewelry is being a part of the celebrations of our clients! Kari and her husband Steve have two really stinking cute kids and an adorable dog named Jake. In her free time, Kari enjoys playing tennis, checking out all the new local restaurants and spending time with family.
ANDREA HANNERMANAGER Andrea is a native of the Champaign area and has been a jewelry professional since 2001. Andrea has completed the Diamonds Graduate degree from the Gemological Institute of America. She is an expert at finding the perfect piece of jewelry for every occasion. Andrea loves to educate customers about their choices in diamonds and engagement rings and makes the experience of getting engaged a pleasant and exciting one. Andrea and her husband Wes live in Champaign along with their dog, Will.
CAYLA HACKERSOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER/SALES ASSOCIATE Cayla is the social media manager for Champaign Jewelers and is responsible for all those Instagram posts we drool over! She has completed the Accredited Jewelry Professional degree from the Gemological Institute of America and is currently studying color gemstones. She is recently engaged and she and her fiancé, Lance have been remodeling their new home and spending time with their new puppy Jax. We are sure her 2019 will be filled with lots of wedding planning.
JAMIE ESCHBACHSALES AND OFFICE ASSISTANT Jamie is the ultimate organizer! She has helped this growing business streamline our procedures and be more efficient. She is learning more about jewelry and the design process every day. She has discovered a strong interest in jewelry and gemstones and has been a great addition to our team! She loves to bake and has been keeping us fully stocked with cookies! Jamie and her husband Matthew are newlyweds and live in Champaign.
ABOUT OUR STOREChampaign Jewelers is a locally owned fine jewelry store located in the Shoppes of Knollwood. Champaign Jewelers specializes in fine diamonds, engagement and wedding rings along with diamond and color gemstone fashion jewelry. Custum Jewelry Design, Jewelry repair and Appraisal services are also available.START A PROJECT