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Krombholz Jewelers Goes All In on Antique, Vintage Jewelry

IndependentsJun 28, 2024

Krombholz Jewelers Goes All In on Antique, Vintage Jewelry

In response to growing customer demand, the Cincinnati jeweler will transition to selling only antique, vintage, and estate jewelry.

Krombholz Jewelers
Krombholz Jewelers in Cincinnati is transitioning from a traditional jeweler to one that only sells antique, estate, and vintage jewelry.
Cincinnati—Krombholz Jewelers has prided itself on being a one-stop jewelry shop in Cincinnati for the past 84 years, but the retailer has decided it’s time to switch gears.

The jeweler will transition to focusing on antique, estate, and vintage jewelry exclusively.

Company President Heather Krombholz recently announced the change in response to growing customer demand.

The retailer has been offering antique, estate, and vintage jewels for the past 40 years, and has seen purchases in those categories rising steadily.

“Many of our customers have enjoyed our expansion into these categories, which offer unique, well-crafted jewelry at better prices than modern jewelry," said CEO Lee Krombholz. 

"Those customers have encouraged us to move further in this direction, and we are excited to focus all of our energy on this category."

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Founded in 1940, the family-run jeweler has employed four generations.

Lorraine Gibbs, a customer for the last 31 years, said she’s learned a lot about antique and estate jewelry from the retailer.

“Their knowledge of antique, vintage, and estate jewelry has helped guide me in my purchases through the years,” said Gibbs.

The transition will happen over the next several months and is expected to be completed by Sept. 1.

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