Karin graduated from The University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts degree and worked as a VP/Senior Underwriter for government-guaranteed commercial lending institutions until 2004, and worked as a Consultant for TD Bank, N.A. from 2009 to 2013. In 2002, Karin 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 but officially came on board in 2012. She has completed GIA’s Diamonds & Diamond Grading course and is currently finishing the requirements for 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 15 years. Her goal is to make diamond and jewelry buying a less stressful, 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 included in Talk Magazine’s 2012 A-List and was voted the 2013 Best of the Upstate Reader’s Choice.