Jennifer Bornholdt is a Minneapolis based jeweler with a passion for the industry. She began in retail jewelry sales at a privately-owned store in the early 90’s. Here she studied Diamonds and Diamond Grading with GIA, the Gemological Institute of America and the industry leader in jewelry education and training. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing and International Business.
In 2004, she purchased an existing retail jewelry store in Richfield. It was here that she built a network of colleagues thru the Richfield Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations. She received many awards including Small Business of the Year in 2009, Larry Farrington Award in 2013, and Best Jeweler by the Sun Current 8 years in a row. Jennifer served on the Board of Directors with the Chamber from 2008-2014 and was the Board Chair in 2012. She was also a member of IJO, the Independent Jewelers Organization from 2007-2016. She travels the country to industry shows and buying events 2-3 times a year.
In her personal life, Jennifer prioritizes spending time with her teenage children. She also enjoys running, golf, a love of music, and being outdoors.
“The best part of this business is my clients and the relationships I’ve created. I know my customer’s style and generally buy new merchandise with someone in mind. My passion for the jewelry industry combined with these relationships makes my career feel like a hobby. I look forward to the opportunity of working with you, whatever your next special occasion may be.”