About Harris Gems
Jim Harris started his career in the jewelry industry at the age of 17, working in retail and wholesale gemstone operations for a premier Birmingham, Michigan jeweler. While there, Jim travelled to the foremost diamond cutting centers in the world, including Antwerp and New York City, as well as throughout Africa to acquire raw gemstones. In 1989, Jim followed his entrepreneurial dreams and his vision to deliver clients the finest quality
crafted jewelry at unparalleled value, while providing exceptional personalized service and Harris Gems was formed.
From day one and through our by appointment only consultative approach, we ensure our clients receive the highest levels of service through the entire process.
To date, Harris Gems has served over 4,000 clients with approximately 98 percent of those having come by way of referral. Harris Gems specialize in natural diamonds and colored gemstones, as well as lab-grown diamonds. Much of the work is custom designed and uses computer-aided design (CAD) to ensure precision and exceptional craftsmanship.
Harris Gems is committed to giving back to the community and through the years, we have made donations to and support, Make – A – Wish Foundation, Kali’s Cure for Paralysis, Children’s Leukemia Foundation of MI, Epilepsy Foundation of MI, as well as helped the Royal Oak Baseball Federation and Birmingham Little League. Jim has also served as a Big Brother mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit.
Harris Gems welcomes and invites you to contact us to learn more about our services.