The holidays are fast approaching with just 49 days left till Christmas. Our suggested shop in this issue of LBSPY is Lewisburg Diamond & Gold (LDG). Shopping here you’ll enjoy the experience of a local shop, where the staff knows you and is familiar with your style. Also, its location is easily approachable sitting just a minute from I64’s Lewisburg exit, on RT 219 North Jefferson St. Lewisburg.
President of LDG, Jackie Nanney, has years of experience in jewelry wholesale. She uses her eye for classic styling and value to maintain a collection of modern, vintage and estate jewelry that is an attraction for many regulars and visitors alike. Some of LDG’s estate jewelry items, including bridal jewelry, can be dated back 100 years.
Establishing its original roots in Covington, VA, Jackie’s parents started the business 1976. The store became Lewisburg Diamond and Gold when Jackie moved to the Lewisburg location. Jackie brings over forty years of experience to the business. She continues to be a sales representative with the largest diamond cutter and importer company in the US. Jackie’s husband, Joe Nanney, was the original jeweler for LDG. He passed his trade to his son, Troy, who became a jeweler and is also a certified watchmaker. Jodi Styles, Jackie’s daughter, carries a degree from the Gemological Institute of America.
At LDG, you’ll find many well-known designer jewelry lines including Tacori, Pandora, Scott Kay, True Romance, and Forever 10: the world’s most perfect cut diamond and the area’s largest estate jewelry collection. To exclusively meet your bridal needs, they have a large selection of loose diamonds, engagement rings and wedding bands or they can custom design any bridal piece with their master jeweler. The shop also carries a wide selection of high-end watches by Rolex, Bulova and Citizen.
Mark your calendars for LDG’s Annual Estate and Diamond Remount Show on November 8th and 9th. They will be featuring Victorian, Edwardian, Art deco, retro, and cocktail periods, along with contemporary exotic gems and signed pieces. The remount show will also showcase hundreds of mountings for diamonds, gems, bridal rings, and earrings. November 8, 2-8pm. November 9th, 9:30am-6pm.
You’ll truly enjoy your shopping experience at LDG. The staff is knowledgeable, experienced, and dedicated to meet all your jewelry needs. If you are looking for something specific, they can custom order styles not available in the store. This holiday season, visit Lewisburg Diamond & Gold and tell them LBSPY sent you. As clients, we can attest you’ll always receive the family care that you want as they consider your needs and requirements, while offering you a fresh outlook on design and style.
– Christina Entenmann
HASHTAGWV ART & ENTERTAINMENT Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Christina Entenmann-Edwards has been a WV resident since September 2008. She was born and raised in Fairfield County, Connecticut, and is no stranger to hard work and the entrepreneurial spirit. In 2006, she graduated from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, Connecticut), Cum Laude, with a B.A. in History. In 2010, she graduated with an M.B.A. from Liberty University (Lynchburg, Virginia). In February 2012, Christina launched HashtagWV as the area’s first full-color, free arts and entertainment tabloid + online platform. Christina completed the Leadership West Virginia class of 2021, which is an innovative program that grows, engages, and mobilizes leaders to ignite a life passion to move West Virginia forward.