Customers who come to Carlsbad Gem and Mineral get more than jewelry, gems, minerals and fossils… they get educated! That’s because owner-proprietor, Bob Ware makes it his business to know everything he can about what is showcased in the store. He can tell you as much as you’d like to know about each piece! And, as a graduate gemologist of the Gemological Institute of America, Bob speaks with authority.
“My love of jewelry began when I was eight years old,” recalls Bob. “My eyes were drawn to sparkly things… jewelry and gems fascinated me. From life-long collector, to working in several national jewelry chains, to GIA certification, to owner of Carlsbad Gem and Mineral… I’ve followed my passion. I couldn’t be happier!”
From a customer standpoint, it’s nice to know you are buying from a reputable source. Bob’s enthusiasm and expertise instantly assure you of the quality of merchandise found in the store. And, his low-pressure sales tactics make for pleasant shopping experience.
You are always welcome to browse at Carlsbad Gem and Mineral. If you’re like most customers, you’ll leave with a special treasure. One thing Bob knows from experience… if a person doesn’t succeed the first time, they usually come back and try, try again!
Store hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10AM – 5PM
Closed: Sunday & Monday