Kay Jewelers - Jewelry and engagement rings
Kay Jewelers is a jewelry retailer selling engagement and wedding rings and gold, silver and other jewelry. The retailer also sells watches and personalized jewelry. They have a design-a-ring service for customers to create their own special jewelry. The company offers many brands including Movado, Swiss Army and Bulova. They are known for the Leo Diamond, which is created by Leo Schachter and designed according to a patented cut. The company also sells a variety of gemstones, including amethyst, jade and topaz. There is also a clearance section where customers can find previously owned and value items. Many gemstones are used for birthstone jewelry, where each stone represents a different month in which one was born. There are extended service plans to help people purchase fine jewelry on a budget.
Kay Jewelers - Since 1916
Kay Jewelers was founded in 1916 by Sol and Edmund Kaufmann in Reading, Pennsylvania. The first location was opened in the corner of the brothers' father's furniture store. When the company started, they sold eyeglasses, musical jewelry boxes and electric razors in addition to jewelry. Now the retailer has refined their selections. The headquarters is located in Akron, Ohio and has over 900 stores nationwide. The company offers an online Education Center to help teach clients more about jewelry. They are one of the largest corporate sponsors of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which is an organization dedicated to cancer research and treatment.