Bruce Kingsmore – Owner and Operator. Attended the Citadel from 1953-1955
and graduated from Clemson University in 1957 with a Bachelor of Science in
Civil Engineering. Bruce’s interest in fine jewelry began in 1975. He worked as
a Structural Engineer until 1980, when he became a professional Diamond Broker
and opened Diamond Jewelers of South Carolina in Downtown Greenville. Widely
sought after for his knowledge of antique jewelry, Bruce has traveled the country
to find only the best deals on the most exquisite diamonds, fine jewelry, and gems.
Karin Kingsmore Collins – Consultant. Karin graduated from USC with a
Bachelor of Arts degree, and worked as a VP/Commercial Underwriter until
2004. In 2002, she started a handmade jewelry business that went online in 2003.
Karin and her jewelry have been featured in The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly,
Nylon Magazine, and other publications in the US, Canada, the UK, Japan, and the
Netherlands. Karin grew up with Diamond Jewelers of South Carolina but officially
came on board in 2012. She is currently pursuing certification through GIA’s
Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program.
Julie Hoffman- Manager, Diamond Consultant, and trained Gemologist since 2003.
Julie has a true passion for jewelry, and has been working in the industry for almost
10 years. Her goal is to make diamond and jewelry buying a less stressful and more
pleasant experience. Come in and let her knowledge and expertise help guide you to
find the perfect piece of jewelry for yourself or that special someone, and experience
the difference a well-trained specialist can make.
A stress-free environment since 1980, our primary goal is to have only satisfied
customers. Diamond Jewelers of South Carolina was voted the 2012 Best of the
Product Photography by Troy Harding