Deleuse Jewelers original Store, established in 1945 by John Deleuse, at 2 Rue de France, Nice, France. Photo circa 1964
Beginning the tradition in 1945, Deleuse Jewelers has always been a family business. John Deleuse began his career in Horology, graduating in 1934 from the Ecole Nationale d’Horlogie de Cluses and opened the first store in Nice, France his home town.
After emigrating to the United States, John opened his second store in San Francisco, 2054 Chestnut st. in the Marina, in 1951 with his son Max . Working together, Max and John repaired many specialty clocks and watches, including a historic 17th century clock. Max is still operating the San Francisco store today.
Jeff, the youngest son, joined the family business after receiving a degree in Psychology. Jeff then earned a Graduate Gemologist degree with an emphasis on diamonds and gemstones. Janet, Jeff’s wife, married into the family after her formal education in Molecular Biology. Janet brought her artistic talent for designing custom jewelry.
In 1982, Jeff & Janet opened the third Deleuse Jewelers store in Marin County. Offering professional services by specializing in Gemology and fine diamonds and becoming members of the American Gem Society, American Gem Trade Association and the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group.
With attention to detail and quality, many design concepts and complex repair projects are available and insurance appraisals are offered as our services. Deleuse Jewelers in Tiburon, California carry on the tradition of customer service that began in Nice in 1945.
Showcasing custom designed jewelry exemplifies the creativity and excellent quality that hallmark Deleuse Jewelers. With an increasing portfolio, many of Janet’s custom jewelry pieces have been featured in W, Town & Country, Robb Report & Lustre magazines. Janet was accepted into the Contemporary Jewelry Design Group of the U.S.
In addition to custom jewelry, Deleuse Jewelers in Tiburon, carries many of the worlds most exclusive brands which includes Schoeffel Pearls, regarded as the most perfect pearls in the world. Louis Feissler and Isabelle Fa gold and platinum chains represent the best in European craftsmanship. Signature Deleuse Diamonds and Lazare Kaplan Diamonds anchor our collection with perfect proportions.
Celebrating 31 years in Marin and 64 years since the first boutique on the Rue De France opened, Deleuse Jewelers look forward to many more years of continued service—- thanks to the years of devoted and wonderful customers.
Jeff and Janet Deleuse
1771 Tiburon Blvd., Tiburon, CA 94920, http://www.shopdeleuse.com
415-435-2484 open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 – 5:00
email@example.com Members: AGTA, AGS, WJA, CJDG
Avenue Promenade des Anglais, Nice –One block from Deleuse Jewelers. Photo circa 1964