Family owned and operated since 1989, our store always provides beautiful jewelry that exceed the expectations of our customers. We specialize in rings, earrings, pendants, plus custom handcrafted pieces.
When you visit our store and choose a quality gem or stone, we share educational insight so you know the jewelry's source and value, as well as the process of crafting our fine jewelry.
The cost of the gem or stone should never prevent any customer from acquiring a memorable, handcrafted piece from our store. We provide several affordable plans so you can buy now — and pay later.
Your trusted jewelry experts.
Gem Source was founded in 1989 by Jim Salyer in Lexington, Kentucky with an emphasis on high quality, genuine and colored gems - including sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, and more - in addition to finely crafted custom jewelry.
Gem Source started and continues to be a family-operated store. Jim ensures quality in each piece of jewelry. In addition, he focuses on the customer experience and education around his gems and stones. You will learn something new each time you visit his store.
Quality First in Each Crafted Piece
As members of the prestigious organizations listed below, Gem Source is committed to an international network of jewelry professionals who adhere to the strictest standards of quality and ethical trade practices.
We are proud members of:
- Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Alumni Association
- Jewelers of America (JA)
- American Gem Trade Association (AGTA)
For any inquiries on available items and featured jewelry, be sure to visit our store in Lexington, Kentucky. You may also contact us using our Contact Form.
We thank you for taking the time to visit Gem Source.
Owner Jim Salyer is a registered GIA gemologist. Together with his wife Gerry and their two sons, Ian and Lucas, they share the fascinating world of jewelry in-person and their online community.
Monday – Friday
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday - Closed