Plata y Oro Jewelers offers silver & gold jewelry from SoHo to Rodeo Drive to exotic ports around the world. You will find the variety of design to be the most unique in Kalamazoo and all of Southwest Michigan. We are the shop known for complete on-site custom design and repair.
Gerald Myers, owner and goldsmith, is a graduate of Gem City College of Jewelry Design and Fabrication and has 30+ years experience in the jewelry trade right here in Kalamazoo. Gerald creates his custom designs by the artisan wax carving method.
Jackie is a graduate of Western Michigan University, Bachelor of Fine Arts Program emphasizing in Metals and Jewelry, focusing mainly on silver fabrication. Jackie is the bench jeweler at Plata y Oro. Her skills include silver and gold fabrication and repair, custom design, bead stringing, pearl knotting, and engraving.
Cecilia Root is the store manager at Plata y Oro. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University, with a Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Anthropology, focusing on East African Adornment. She has worked in the jewelry industry for 6 years and in retail management for 8 years. She makes copper and silver jewelry, does pearl knotting and bead stringing. (Photograph by Gary Yonkers Photography)
If you are busy and can’t make it downtown Kalamazoo, but still want to buy local check out our product available for online purchase at http://Plata-y-Oro-Jewelers.shoptiques.com