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Diamonds on Wabash (DOW), the charming street-level boutique located in the heart of Chicago's Jewelers Row, offers first-rate jewelry at affordable prices amid a welcoming, no-pressure atmosphere.
For nearly three decades, DOW has dazzled its customers with a large selection of fine-cut diamonds, other precious stones, engagement rings and wedding bands.
"Our knowledgeable staff will  listen to your needs, teach you the essential elements of the diamond quality and help you make the perfect choice for you and your loved one,"store owner Sylvia Pessah says." And valet parking and proximity to public transportation make visiting us very easy," she adds.
Dow not only carries designer lines from Italy, Canada and the United States but also manufactures the majority of its pieces, offering unique styles you wont see anywhere else. Best of all, it is able to eliminate the middle man and sell
its superior jewelry for less.
In addition, the store specializes in custom-designed rings. After discussing the style you want, the staff will use a computer-animated design to create a three-dimensional image of the ring. Once you approve, DOW will craft your actual dream piece.
"We love making our customers' visions come to life before their very eyes," Sylvia says.
DOW also offers jewelry repairs of all types, sending pieces to her family's nearby manufacturing shop.
In fact,Sylvia hails from a long line of distinguished jewelers. Her father, Jack Gamil, who runs the manufacturing shop, has been in business on Jeweler's Row for more than 40 years. After graduating from college, Sylvia began working with him and was so impressed that he could sell jewelry at such a competitive prices, she convinced him to open a retail store. After her first sale, she was hooked, and what was supposed to be a temporary job became a career. Today, Sylvia considers DOW "one of my children."
Since 1985, DOW has been creating the circle of love with its choice rings and other fine pieces." And we'd be honored to help you find the right piece of jewelry to begin yours," Sylvia says.
So whether you're in the market for an engagement ring, and anniversary band, a holiday, special occasion or "just because" present, come see why DOW has had a stellar reputation and thousand of repeat customers since 1985.