Locally owned and operated by Sam and Tanya, The Celtic Jeweller was opened in 2003. Together they have four children, three donkeys, three dogs, two cats, 27 chickens, and three turkeys!
They donate to hundreds of area non profits and Sam is currently a foundation director for Pullman Regional Hospital. Sam, a Potlatch, Idaho native, started in the jewelry business as a part time sales associate while he attended the University of Idaho in 1989, the same year he graduated from Potlatch High School.
Sam graduated in 1999 with a major in social studies and a minor in consumer economics(secondary ed). Both Sam’s great grandfathers owned farms in the early 1900s. One was in Whitman county while the other was in Latah county.
Sam travels to several trade shows and to Antwerp, Belgium, the diamond capital of the world to hand-pick diamonds.
Sam graduated from the University of Idaho as well as the Gemological Institute of America. Sam is a Master Jeweler of the Independent Jewelers Organization. Master Jewelers adhere strictly to the following values to give you the confidence you need to make the right jewelry selection and purchase.
TRUST: They earn your trust based on the Integrity, Honesty and Expertise they deliver through their hometown service.
INTEGITY: Master IJO Jewelers must adhere to an ethical code-of conduct and best business practices.
HONESTY: Master IJO Jewelers are sincere and truthful about the information and pricing of the fine jewelry in their stores.
EXPERTISE: The combination of experience, skill and knowledge are qualities they bring to help you make a confident jewelry purchase.