Gem Gallerie Jewellers is a Sherwood Park Jewelry Store founded in 1984 and is the longest standing jewelry store in Sherwood Park. Karen Simmons, a graduate gemologist since 1976 from the Gemological Institute of America based in Carlsbad California obtained the store when she moved from Seattle Washington to Sherwood Park Alberta to marry her husband. She hired Natalie Whitford CIDAA, CID to design a new, modern, stylish interior space after she moved from her old location in Franklins Inn to 800 Broadmoor Blvd #370, Sherwood Park, AB. Natalie took the project from ideas, to blueprint/CAD phase and acted as Project Manger overseeing many tradesman for a few months.
People have joined Karen on Primetime TV as she discussed her history in the jewelry industry, gave tips on investment diamonds and told all about her new book Perfectly Clear Buying Diamonds for Pleasure & Profit. Perfectly Clear has been endorsed by Leibish Polnauer. Karen strives to provide exceptional customer service in a personal atmosphere. She provides the highest quality gems and jewelry along with knowledge and professional advice.