away in the centuries old Vieux Carre´ is a quaint
building that houses The Quarter Smith. Knowledgeable
New Orleanians and world wise shoppers have sought out
and found the many treasures that The Quarter Smith has
The Quarter Smith is a buyer of gold, diamonds, watches and precious metals. In business since 1978, we have an established and trusted reputation as one of the south's premiere jewelers and buyers of precious metals (gold, silver, platinum, palladium).
Ken Bowers, The Quarter Smith, has risen to the pinnacle
of his craft as goldsmith and silversmith only after decades
of study and apprenticeship in this very esoteric art.
Ken is also a gemologist, having graduated form the Gemological
Institute of America (G.I.A.). We offer appraisal
services. We also have a very good relationship with GIA
and can have your stone or stones certified quickly and
Discover his collection of custom designed gold and platinum
jewelry. Delight in the variety of rings, earrings, pins,
chains and antique jewelry. You may also select loose
diamonds and gemstones that are available in both antique
and contemporary cuts, all at very competitive prices.
Restoration of your fine heirlooms, jewelry and silver
is a family tradition in our store.
Most jewelry stores offer repair services
but do not offer onsite service. You can leave your
fine jewelry and antiques with confidence knowing that
the job will be done correctly.
When it comes to working in platinum and higher karat
golds, it takes a special knowledge to end up with a
quality result. Here at The Quarter Smith, we posses
that knowledge, and can help you create that special
engagement ring, wedding band, or that just that special
gift for yourself or someone. We also have a master
hand engraver which can duplicate or help design something
for you. Whether it is custom designed jewelry or a
rare antique piece from an historic estate, The Quarter
Smith will make your wish come true. Call
or come by soon to let The Quarter Smith revisit
the handcrafted artistry of the past on a special treasure
for you today.
We go on buying trips for antiques, antique
jewelry, and watches many times throughout the year,
so if you are looking for something in particular, please
let us know. We can usually find it cheaper and faster
than you think. Email Ken (email@example.com)
for your specific requests.
When you are ready to sell your gold, silver, diamonds, rolex watches and other jewelry for cash, come by The Quarter Smith or give us a call at 504-524-9731.
The Quarter Smith
519 Saint Louis St
New Orleans, LA 70130