Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but far be it from us to turn down the rest of the precious stone posse. From engagement rings to gauges and watches to one-of-a-kind pendants, the Valley of the Sun has its fair share of razzle dazzle. Whether you're shopping for someone special or looking for a reason to treat yo self, here are 10 metro Phoenix jewelers worth visiting.
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For those who favor a family-run business, Schmitt Jewelers, 4402 East Camelback Road, is a justified stop. Founded in 1970 near 16th Street and Bethany Home Road, the ever-successful Schmitt Jewelers now has two locations in North Central Phoenix and Arcadia. They offer customized pieces which can be viewed and built step by step in their in-house studio and pride themselves on having a member of the family on the store floor. This aquamarine pendant with a diamond halo picture above is priced at $2,475. Visit schmittjewelers.com.